Movies like Sadness and Beauty

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Sadness and Beauty (1985)
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Sadness and Beauty (1985)
Original name: Tristesse et beauté
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hugo is a writer whose one great book was based on an affair he had with Lea, a sculptor. Bereft of inspiration for a follow-up, Hugo returns years later to rekindle the flame of romance and creativity. Lea soundly rejects him, and her student Prudence feels a burning hatred for the man who deserted the teacher she admires.
Style: tragic
Plot: sex, lesbian, sea, vengeance, teacher, death, female nudity, sex scene, jealousy, accident, tragedy, infidelity, lesbianism, female teacher, ex boyfriend, sadness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bathroom, bare breasts, bed, revenge, woman on top, bedroom, nipples, shaving ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, sexploitation film, erotic and psychotronic films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, sex, lesbianism, lesbian and erotica mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Sadness and Beauty: Right Bank, Left Bank (1984), Private Tuition (1986), Syndare i sommarsol (2001), Young Lady Chatterley II (1985), The Pleasures of a Woman (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Right Bank, Left Bank (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Longtime friends Guarrigue and Sénanques own a successful law practice in Paris. The dreaded businessman Pervillard is one of their clients. One night, Sénanques, who is in an unhappy relationship, meets Sacha. For her sake, he causes a political ...
Plot: infidelity, bed, bedroom, sex, female nudity, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfaithful wife, cheating wife
Place: paris france
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Private Tuition (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jeanne Kern is a history teacher in a private mixed class. Passionately provocative, she does not ignore the effect she has on men.
Plot: room, schoolgirl, attraction, sex, death, bed, flashback, lesbianism, lesbian interest, sexual frustration, self doubt, caress ...
Place: paris france
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Syndare i sommarsol (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the mid-1920s, four young men and women have decided to spend their summer holiday studying together and have rented a wonderful house in the Swedish archipelago. Rationally, they realize that this cohabitation may lead to some of the members ...
Plot: sailing boat, female full frontal nudity, sex, island, rowboat, rock, philosophy, sailboat, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), archipelago, jealousy ...
Time: 1920s
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Young Lady Chatterley II (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cynthia, new lady of Chatterly, feels neglected by her husband. During his absences she tries to amuse herself with gardener Thomas, but always gets interrupted by new visitors. While she's busy her staff amuses itself. One of her guests is a ...
Style: erotic
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cuckold, lesbian sex, lesbianism, seduction, lesbian, erotica, female nudity, sex, horse, horse riding, infidelity ...
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The Pleasures of a Woman (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A series of erotic encounters between a young woman and her recently-widowed aunt.
Style: cult film
Plot: lesbian kiss, living room, sex scene, female nudity, sex, lesbian, pubic hair, garter, dream girl, erotica, pleasure, oral sex ...
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Game of Seduction (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the classic Dangerous Liaisons, a virtuous young woman becomes the target of the schemes of an amoral womanizer who is in the habit of wooing women and killing their lovers and husbands in duels. When she finally succumbs ...
Plot: erotica, sex, male nudity, bare breasts, female nudity, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity
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A Taste of Flesh (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Two professional assassins take over the home of two women (who happen to be lesbians) and their "houseguest" in order to assassinate a visiting foreign dignitary.
Plot: female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbian, nipples, apartment, bare breasts, female nudity, exploitation, assassin, lesbianism
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La storia di Lady Chatterley (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Italian film adaptation of D.H. Lawrence's classic erotic novel. After a crippling injury leaves her husband impotent, Lady Chatterly is torn between her love for her husband and her physical desires. With her husband's consent, she ...
Plot: bare breasts, labia, female nudity, female masturbation, cuckold, erotica, cuckolded husband, lesbian sex, infidelity, maid, sex, voyeur ...
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The Diary of Lady M (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: She's a beautiful gifted performer, but her work is not the sort that invites popular acclaim. Despite the fact that she is unlikely to become famous, she enjoys her life as a performer who lives just outside the mainstream. Awaiting her ...
Plot: explicit sex, hairy vagina, nudity (full frontal - brief), open marriage, polyamory, bare breasts, male full rear nudity, female full frontal nudity, caught having sex, sex scene, sex from behind, lesbian sex ...
Place: paris france
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Curious Obsessions (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A home film projector that can magically "turn on" does just that to two luscious college girls who begin watching the hot, classic stag loops being projected by the possessed machine. With the flickering erotic images, purring projector, ...
Plot: nipples, oral sex, desire, sex, licking, roommate, panties, cunnilingus, female full frontal nudity, brunette, garter, female masturbation ...
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Diving (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A restless photographer leaves her family to "find herself" and takes up deep-sea diving.
Plot: motorboat, crying baby, nightmare, telephone call, death by drowning, cigarette smoking, boat, female nudity, loss of wife, subway, death of wife, night ...
Place: brittany
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Le sphinx (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A school teacher falls in love with a stripper/singer. He even leaves his wife and children for her. He soon spends a lot of time at the club where he works part-time as the M.C.. But the owner, a mobster, interferes in the relationship which brings ...
Plot: infidelity, female nudity, stripper, school teacher, nudity (full frontal - brief), white panties, teacher, striptease, bare breasts, nipples, strip club, nightclub ...
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The Game Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love with her stepson but is driven to the point of madness when her husband tricks the stepson into betraying her.
Plot: revenge, deception, female nudity, deep cleavage, sexually dissatisfied wife, sex with stepson, exercise, bare breasts, unhappy marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with stepmother, cheating wife ...
Place: france, paris france
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Tis Pity She's a Whore (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Annabella (Charlotte Rampling) marries Soranzo (Fabio Testi). She happens to also be pregnant by Giovanni (Oliver Tobias) - who also happens to be her brother. Destiny, and jealousies threaten to expose her past, and Soranzo plots revenge. Based ...
Plot: brother sister incest, jealousy, murder, incest, incestuous desire, autumn, dagger, female nudity, decapitation, snow, suffering, breasts ...
Time: 17th century
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Mandara (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: About two student couples who become members of an obscure sect. The cult seeks a prehistoric utopia with free sex and without society's norms and values. The students are torn between ambient pressure and the sect leader's authority to ...
Plot: cult, city, bed, sand, erotica, ocean, bathroom, rape, beach, misogyny, sex, philosophy ...
Place: japan
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40%
Daughters of Lesbos (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Exploitative look at a secret club for women where they can go to be with other women.
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, cult film, erotic
Plot: hippie, rape, revenge, rape revenge, lesbian sex, female nudity, sexploitation, exploitation, sex, lesbian, lesbianism, erotica ...
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Roxanna (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Uninhibited swinger Roxanna can't control her raging libido, sinking her into despair, insanity, and loneliness.
Style: cult film, sexploitation film
Plot: nipples, erotica, lesbian, lesbian kiss, desire, sexual desire, female protagonist, fetish, pubic hair, suicide, breast suckling, bare breasts ...
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Girl for Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ben and Jeff are about to take their successful Internet startup company public and hit the jackpot for which they have been working so diligently. Ben is dating a beautiful yoga instructor named Caitlin, while Jeff is seeing Sara, an ambitious ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, erotica, shower, lesbianism, male nudity, white man asian woman relationship, lesbian, interracial relations, sexually liberated, butt naked, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Claude et Greta (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A stylish sensual sample of European erotica about an aspiring model in Paris who becomes a participant in a relationship with a lesbian.Her female lover becomes too possessive, the model takes a job with an homosexual painter.
Plot: lesbian relationship, possessiveness, model, female stockinged legs, explicit sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), black pantyhose, lesbianism, female nudity, lesbian, sex, pantyhose ...
Place: paris france
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Kanarifuglen (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Together with colleagues Jan goes to a seminar on the Canary Islands. Already on the first day we starts an erotic relation to a stewardess, and during a swim with his boss his life changes dramatically.
Plot: working class, factory, erotica, adultery, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, accident, beach, sex, female nudity, vacation ...
Place: norway, spain
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Marcy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Marcy is forced to change her sexual orientation because of town rumors.
Plot: infidelity, sexual identity, female nudity, group sex, simulated sex, masturbation, lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian sex, erotica, sex, voyeurism ...
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The Beautiful Occasion (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fun fair, on a wasteland, on the outskirts of a small provincial town in the south of France.
Plot: swimming pool, sex scene, lesbianism, bare breasts, bathtub, dog, shower, beach, sensuality, brother sister relationship, fair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: south of france
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Le salamandre (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inspired by the writings of writer Fritz Fanon, who believed that a colonial population could only reach freedom by declaring violence towards their occupiers, Cavallone’s tale sees a white photographer (Erna Schurer) who seduces a black model ...
Plot: interracial romance, execution, talking to the camera, lesbian sex, looking at the camera, lesbianism, lesbian kiss, female nudity, french giallo, breaking the fourth wall, interracial relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: africa
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Chinese Chocolate (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Searching for love abroad, two very different Chinese women, a dancer and a doctor, follow their dreams and journey west to Canada. They quickly learn that the paths of heart are rocky as the men in their lives reveal dark, unsettling secrets which ...
Plot: foreigner, gay, lesbian, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), immigrants, sex, love, lesbianism, lesbian sex, moral dilemma, student ...
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One Shocking Moment (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Hunky businessman Cliff and his sweet wife Mindy move from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Los Angeles, California. They take up residence in an apartment complex where several lovely young ladies also live.
Plot: female nudity, lesbian, dominatrix, striptease, bare breasts, lesbianism, exploitation, sexploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Out of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of Love encapsulates the sweltering and devastating dynamics of love in the turbulent relationship between Varya and Nikolai, where genuine love and hope contend with destruction and despair.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: hate, true love, couple relations, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, love and romance, love affair, relationships, cheating girlfriend, infidelity, drinking wine ...
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Love Scenes (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Acclaimed actress Val Binnes decides to play a bold and uninhibited role in a controversial new movie for her ambitious, but neglectful and self-absorbed director husband Peter. Val finds herself becoming too caught up in the risqué part, throws ...
Plot: erotica, sex, skinny dipping, nude model, cuckolded husband, infidelity, bare breasts, voyeurism, sex party, coitus, leggy chick, female in shower ...
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24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: sex scene, female nudity, male objectification, fall in love, casino, gambler, widow, memory, young woman, falling in love, resort
Place: france
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Summer Heat (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story is set in Guagua, Pampanga a decade after the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo which ravaged the province with lahar. It follows the lives of Rodolfo "Mang Rudy" Manansala, a woodcarver, and his three daughters and their relationships ...
Plot: lesbianism, heart attack, widower, sex, infidelity, wedding, driver, adultery, mama's boy, female nudity, wood carving, death ...
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Heading South (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A story of three female tourists who visit Haiti, in order to enjoy the sexual nature of the young men.
Style: emotional, sincere, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, tourist, male prostitute, looking for love, older woman younger man relationship, erection, unfulfillment, lifestyle, loneliness, lust, prostitute, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: haiti, caribbean, boston
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