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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
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, europe, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and psychological films with plots about murder, couples, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, deadly and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Life Love Death: 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966), Gigola (2010), American Translation (2011), Us Two (1979), Where Love Has Gone (1964). 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, village life, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, sexual relations, tragic love, alcohol abuse, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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, psychological, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: murder, death, dream, crime, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, crimes, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, couple relations, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, europe, germany
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66%
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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: realistic, serious, erotic, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, gays and lesbians, gender, lifestyle, deadly, gender bending, nightlife, couples, gangsters, destructive relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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63%
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: realistic, offbeat, gloomy, sexual, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, deadly, strong sexual content, couples, murder, couple relations, young lovers, romance, crime, sexual relations, criminal heroes, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: on the run, prostitute, love and romance, cons and scams, crimes, crime, heist, frame up, dishonesty, couples, gangsters, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: marseille, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: murder, betrayal, courtroom, investigation, custody, haunted by the past, marriage, teenage daughter, trial, manipulations, hotshot lawyer, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: rough, bleak, serious, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, couples, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, legal investigation, crimes, crime, mystery, mental illness, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, self defense, crime, legal investigation, manipulations, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, serious, bleak, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: murder, deadly, death row, crime, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, legal, rise and fall, society, execution, priest ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: prison, infidelity, love and romance, life is a bitch, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, legislation, forbidden love, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, gloomy, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, mentally unstable, violence spree, crimes, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, lovers on the run, love affair, youth, gang, strong sexual content ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, future, 1960s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, infidelity, hospital, mental illness, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, crimes, family relations, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: gloomy, realistic, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, mystery, infidelity, vengeance, legal, disability, rivalry, tough heroes, small town, crime, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: meet the parents, intrigue, serial killer, mysterious character, crimes, artists and showbiz, countryside, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, hidden identity, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, serious
Plot: destructive relationship, murderous pair, looking for love, deadly, couples, dishonesty, dull life, infidelity, farm, crimes, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 30s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: bleak, serious, gloomy, sexual, realistic
Plot: couples, dishonesty, sex aid, infidelity, looking for sex, couple relations, sexual relations, destructive relationship, prostitute, strong sexual content, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: lovers reunited, introspection, human nature, injustice, dishonesty, couples, tragic love, life is a bitch, obsession, one more chance, haunted by the past, homecoming ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Ceremony (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man (Robert Walker) has an affair with his condemned brother's (Laurence Harvey) girlfriend (Sarah Miles) while plotting his escape in Tangier.
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Plot: mistaken identity, death row, legal, beach, false accusation, chases and races, confined, heroes, life is a bitch, crime, rivalry, captivity ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: sincere, serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic
Plot: village, investigation, wedding night, vengeance, prostitute, murder, small town, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, destructive relationship, romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Stranger (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Algeria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Stranger is a literal (but still very cinematic) adaptation of the novel by Albert Camus. Marcello Mastrioanni stars as Meursault, a man who feels utterly isolated from everyone and everything around him. This alienation results in sudden, ...
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, clever, sincere ...
Plot: nihilism, murder, death of mother, prison, funeral, cause and meaning, emotionless, social decay, deadly, isolation, legal, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: algeria, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, gloomy, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: death row, prison, legal action, legal, pardon, life is a bitch, confined, society, injustice, law enforcement, deadly, prison life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ 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, gloomy, bleak, serious, psychological ...
Plot: swinger couple, sexual relations, family life, family problems, husband wife relationship, swingers, dishonesty, couples, swinger, domestic disturbance, breakup, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: erotic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, obsession, infidelity, opposites attract, dishonesty, couples, lifestyle, society, social differences, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: captivating, realistic, sexual, touching, serious
Plot: prostitute, murder, coming of age, police officer, vengeance, youth, parents and children, crimes, unfulfillment, love and romance, family relations, virginity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: rehabilitation, unfulfillment, hopes, unlikely couple, love and romance, love affair, crimes, impossible love, romance, confined, murder, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hussy (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beaty, a prostitute, and Emory, a lighting/sound technician, fall in love while working at the same London cabaret, but their relationship isn't easy.
Style: realistic, sexual, serious, rough
Plot: prostitute, couples, going straight, gangsters, life is a bitch, love affair, crime, immigrants, love and romance, crimes, nightclub, countryside ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Madame X (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman married to a wealthy socialite, is compromised by the accidental death of a man who had been romantically pursuing her, and is forced by her mother-in-law to assume a new identity to save the reputation of her husband and infant son. She ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom, infidelity, cons and scams, life is a bitch, courtroom drama, alcohol abuse, social differences, haunted by the past, addiction, legal, false accusation ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, mexico, latin america, switzerland, swiss alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, couple relations, romance, infidelity, breakup, disintegration, couples, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, gloomy, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: tragic love, village life, wartime life, betrayal, obsession, couples, moral dilemma, introspection, mentally unstable, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 20s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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 nature, forbidden love, small town life, couples, family problems, human spirit, dishonesty, small town, mental illness, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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31%