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Life Love Death (1969)
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Life Love Death (1969)
Original name: La vie, l'amour, la mort
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: François Toledo, married businessman and father, falls head-over-heels in love with Janine, a work colleague. However, he is soon found out: after three dates, he strangles some prostitutes, when, the victim of blackmail, he becomes dishonored. He is taken to court, and sentenced to be killed by a guillotine.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: prison, prostitute, murder, death penalty, crimes, investigation, hotel, sexual relations, tragic love, prison life, crime, love and romance, infidelity, destructive relationship, mentally unstable, love affair, legal, couples, death row, dishonesty, false accusation, curses spells and rituals, deadly, unfulfillment, marriage crisis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and psychological films with plots about couples, murder, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, deadly and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Life Love Death: 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966), Gigola (2010), American Translation (2011), Amnesty (2011), Dancing in the Dark (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: hotel, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, on the road, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, village, deadly, unfulfillment, love affair, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain
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95%
From the Life of the Marionettes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Made during Bergman's tax-related exile in Germany, the film continues the story of Katarina and Peter Egermann, the feuding, childless, professional couple who appear in one episode of "Scenes From A Marriage." After Peter ...
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, disturbing, realistic
Plot: murder, death, dream, law enforcement, dishonesty, couples, mental illness, infidelity, investigation, obsession, prostitute, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, sweden, europe
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61%
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Gigola (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George, a charismatic and adventurous young woman, born from an old, catholic family, falls in love, in her teens, with a female teacher named Sybil. Devastated by her lover's eventual suicide, some years later, George embarks on an exciting ...
Style: sexual, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, sexual content, couples, gender bending, gender, lifestyle, gangsters, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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61%
American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, criminal heroes, romance, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couple relations, couples, strong sexual content, young lovers, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Amnesty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Albania, Greece, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amnesty is a 2011 Albanian movie directed by Buyar Alimani. It’s a story about two people who meet up in jail when they come for monthly visits of their spouses. They fall in love after becoming witnesses to a wedding in jail but relationship has ...
Style: contemplative, serious, touching, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, life is a bitch, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, legislation, forbidden love, fall in love, urban, pardon, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: albania, europe
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50%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: contemplative, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, hospital, mental illness, deadly, dishonesty, couples, feminism, couple relations, crumbling marriage, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Where Love Has Gone (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: murder, betrayal, courtroom, investigation, haunted by the past, custody, teenage daughter, marriage, trial, crumbling marriage, parents and children, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Us Two (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Françoise has gone into business seducing men whose wives want to divorce them, and who need incriminating evidence against them. In addition, she has a little blackmail operation going on on the side with politicians who can't afford a ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, prostitute, love and romance, crime, romance, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, couples, chases and races, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: quebec, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chamber drama about a widow and her son who live in an antique shop in Boulogne. The widow invites a man whom she loved twenty-two years earlier to visit. Her son is haunted by Muriel, a young woman whose death he may have caused while serving as ...
Style: contemplative, gloomy, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: human nature, tragic love, lovers reunited, dishonesty, couples, haunted by the past, one more chance, road not taken, obsession, homecoming, mystery, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After being raped in an unknown rooftop, nineteen year-old girl Poppo meets a mysterious boy, and both share their sexual traumas and fears, with fatal consequences.
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, violence spree, mentally unstable, crimes, gang, sexual relations, destructive relationship, lovers on the run, society ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Colombia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This suspenseful Italian crime drama is set in a Colombian river town and chronicles the series of events that led up to murder. Based on a novel by distinguished author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the tale begins in the present as a middle-aged doctor ...
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: village, investigation, wedding night, twins, vengeance, prostitute, small town, murder, haunted by the past, social relations, siblings relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Day Break (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Since the Islamic Revolution in Iran, capital punishment is carried out according to Islamic law, which gives the family of the victim ownership of the offender's life. Day Break - based on a compilation of true stories and shot inside ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: death row, prison, confined, prison life, pardon, legal, society, deadly, life is a bitch, law enforcement, injustice, legal action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
And They Call It Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dino and Anna are a couple in their forties. Their relationship is hardly conventional: in fact, it is unconsummated. Dino gets out of it, gratifying himself with prostitutes and swingers. He reaches his nadir when he looks up Anna’s old ...
Style: serious, gloomy, sexual, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couple relations, looking for sex, infidelity, sex aid, sexual content, strong sexual content, large breasts, fellatio ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Tied (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A banker strikes up a sadomasochistic relationship with a mistress.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, sexual
Plot: dominatrix, infidelity, couples, love affair, love and romance, destructive relationship, sexual relations, strong sexual content, sex aid, bondage, murder, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Green Room (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James short story "The Altar of the Dead", in which a man becomes obsessed with the many dead people in his life and builds a memorial to honor them. This film is also based on other short story by Henry James, "The ...
Style: contemplative, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
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Time: 20s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Crossed Tracks (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The successful novelist Judith Ralitzer is interrogated in the police station about the disappearance of her ghost-writer. A serial-killer escapes from a prison in Paris. A missing school teacher leaves his wife and children. In the road, the ...
Style: clever, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: novelist, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, power relations, couple relations, writer's life, sexual relations, infidelity, prostitute, obsession, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hours of Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: September 1987. In a shootout with police, Juan Jose Garfia makes a triple murder. Sentenced to more than one hundred years, is a rebel prisoner, clever and elusive that it has nothing to lose and nobody to worry about. In 1991, manages to escape ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: rehabilitation, prison life, redemption, confined, unlikely couple, romance, love affair, hopes, impossible love, crimes, murder, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 13K
Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic, sexual
Plot: prostitute, murder, couples, parents and children, vengeance, violence, family relations, redemption, love and romance, deadly, friendship, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, germany, europe, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Question of Silence (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three women, all strangers to each other, meet in a dress boutique. One of the three is approached by the male proprietor as she is shoplifting a garment. When he approaches her the other two join her in beating the man to death. Other female ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mystery, deadly, protagonist as suspect, working class, false accusation, store, discrimination, society, profanity, mental illness, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Summer Heat (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The young wife of a tobacco farmer falls in love with their handsome hired hand.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, romance, crimes, murderous pair, deadly, love affair, dull life, destructive relationship, dishonesty, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 30s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, dishonesty, couples, private detective, infidelity, family problems, deadly, crimes, dentist, love triangle, adultery, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Pleasure Party (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being sure to tell each other openly about them. The plan backfires ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: swinger couple, sexual relations, family problems, family life, swingers, husband wife relationship, couples, dishonesty, swinger, crumbling marriage, breakup, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Girlfriends (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Architect Paul Thomas insinuates himself into the relationship of two bisexual women living in a St. Tropez villa with tragic consequences.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, erotic, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, romance, love affair, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, couples, social differences, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crime, deadly, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, infidelity, vengeance, legal, small town, terrorism, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, self defense, police investigation, couples, law enforcement, small town life, vengeance, infidelity, legal, rivalry, school, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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32%
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The Touch (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: love affair, infidelity, human spirit, fall in love, unfulfillment, dishonesty, human nature, small town life, couples, mentally unstable, mental illness, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Betty (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor by Laure, a middle-aged woman who takes Betty to her hotel ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, bar, dishonesty, couples, human nature, mentally unstable, strong female presence, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, society, hotel, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Elegant Criminal (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On 9 January 1836, Pierre Lacenaire goes to the guillotine, a murderer and a thief. He gives Allard, a police inspector, his life story, written while awaiting execution. He also asks Allard to care for Hermine, a lass to whom he has been guardian ...
Style: realistic, bleak, thought provoking, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal, criminal heroes, crime, deadly, crimes, confined, society, rise and fall, death row, guillotine, priest ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Love Has Many Faces (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman (Lana Turner) lives in Acapulco with moochers and a husband (Cliff Robertson) who married her for her money.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: beach, prostitute, love and romance, love affair, deadly, crimes, romance, fall in love, investigation, murder, dishonesty, infidelity ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
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30%