Movies like Tabu 1988

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Tabu (1988)
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Tabu (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of a tragic love triangle that develops between a mother daugther and a farmhand. A good-looking widow lives alone on a farm with her teenage daughter. Their neighbor occasionally helps them in the farmwork. He would have eventually married the mother, but the daughter tries to seduce him at all costs. He becomes the lover of both women, but eventually runs away leaving the mother shattered and the daughter pregnant.
Plot: forbidden love, female nudity, love triangle, jealousy, single woman, single mother, village life, mother daughter relationship, birth, seductress, widow, teenage sexuality, coming of age, older man younger woman marriage, unwed pregnancy, suicide of mother, older man younger woman sex, pregnant daughter, female full frontal nudity, church service, horse carriage

Most similar movies to Tabu

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, erotic and suspenseful films with plots about female nudity, female full frontal nudity, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, jealousy, bare breasts and love triangle mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Tabu: Milka - A Film About Taboos (1980), The Belly Dancer (2001), The Year of Awakening (1991), Elle (1995), The Obscure Spring (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Milka - A Film About Taboos (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a novel by the late Finnish writer Timo Mukka, this simple story focuses on what happens when Milka (Irma Huntus), a girl barely out of childhood, gets pregnant by Ojanen (Matti Turunen) a rustic fieldhand. Her own mother had been hoping to ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, periphery, pregnant teenager, sexual awakening, teenage sexuality, widow, countryside, male nudity, motherhood, female nudity, youth, coming of age ...
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95%
The Belly Dancer (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: turkish movie
Plot: female nudity, tattooed woman, attempted rape, gypsy, lesbian interest, seductress, belly dancer, mother daughter conflict, fortune telling, poverty, wedding, older man younger woman sex ...
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72%
The Year of Awakening (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sensitive, 14 year old orphan in a military school learns about life and love from his classmates and teachers.
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, cheating wife, teenage sexuality, unhappy marriage, coming of age, abusive husband, sexuality, sex scene, boxing, seduction, female nudity, teenage sex ...
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66%
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Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: jealousy, mansion, paranoia, husband wife relationship, marriage, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Obscure Spring (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Igor is a plumber; Pina serves coffee. It is winter and they both deeply desire each other, but they are not free. In trying to figure out how to realize their love, she decides to make a lion costume for her little son and he decides to buy a ...
Style: captivating
Plot: seductress, horny woman, infidelity, love triangle, extramarital affair, sex scene, single mother, adultery, unfaithful husband, sexually frustrated woman, sexual relations, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Key (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ikuko is a mature, reserved Kyoto woman married for many years to a respectable, now-middle-aged man. The only problem in their relationship has been that her husband is dissatisfied with her lack of passion during lovemaking. All this changes after ...
Style: erotic
Plot: diary, marriage crisis, midlife crisis, reading someone else's diary, older man younger woman marriage, drunken woman, female nudity, cuckold, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Beauty and the Beast (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Mette and her father are left alone over the Christmas holidays to paint the new nursery the father ends up alone most of the time. The 16-year-old Mette is always off with her friends at the disco or skating, and the father does not mind until ...
Plot: grownups, coming of age, father daughter relationship, jealousy, teenage girl, friends, skating, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend, sex, drunkenness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Apple Tree of Paradise (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Girls no more, four heroines emerge into womanhood with a more clear-eyed outlook on life.
Plot: marriage, sex, poison, accident, jealousy, affair, murder, politician, female nudity, court, female director
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Boy (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 18-year old Christian has just graduated from high school. At his summer job he is seduced by the 36-year old single mother Sanne. Soon he is drawn into a world of sensuality and his acquaintance with Sanne turns into an intense love affair which ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, sincere, exciting
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teenager, jealousy, age difference, coming of age, single mother, sex scene, male nudity, female nudity, breakup, mother son relationship, handyman ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Gisela (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gisela is a young wife and mother, living in a working class German Housing Scheme. She is a supermarket cashier, her husband a delivery driver. The marriage is stale but together they are working their way up into the middle class. George and ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, jealousy, relationship problems, opposites attract, love affair, romantic triangle, cheating wife, relationships, tragic love, male female relationship, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Thank You All Very Much (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rosamund Stacey (Sandy Dennis), a young 'bookish' girl in London society, spends her days studying for a doctorate in the British Museum and her nights avoiding the sexual attention of the men in her life. But one day, all that changes. ...
Plot: single mother, birth, maternity ward, pregnant woman, expectant father, pregnancy, childbirth
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Custody (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A story of a young woman arrested by police on the day of her wedding for embezzlement, and promptly sentenced to life. She is already pregnant and has her baby in prison. Immediately after birth they are separated and only later Klara finds out ...
Plot: informant, prison guard, miscarriage, lesbian love, female nudity, prison sentence, prison riot, arrest, young woman, childbirth, lesbian, separation from family ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Bengali Night (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Allan (Hugh Grant) is an engineer working in 1930s Calcutta. He is invited to stay with the family of his boss, Narendra Sen (Soumitra Chatterjee) which includes his wife, Indira (Shabana Azmi) and daughter Gayatri (Supriya Pathak). Gayatri and ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle
Place: kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Unspeakable Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 17-year-old Jackie is in distress as her older brother Matthew gets his first girlfriend and prepares for college. Though Matthew does not share her incestuous desire, Jackie fights the intrusion of reality on her idyllic childhood world
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: incest, incestuous desire, loneliness, brother sister relationship, single mother, teenager, jealousy, house party, mother daughter relationship, friendship, filmmaking, facebook ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Szerencse lányai (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story of a mother who had to change her profession from a teacher to a high class prostitute to make a living.
Plot: russian immigrant, prostitute mother, emigrant, pimp, prostitution, prostitute, female teacher, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, customer, female full frontal nudity, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The House of Doves (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow Alexandra and her schoolgirl daughter Sandra live together in a luxurious villa in Spain. When Fernando, an old love of Alexandra's, appears in town the two rekindle their love affair until Alexandra finds that he is being paid to be ...
Plot: daughter, widow, virgin, erotica, female nudity, sex, love triangle, gigolo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Unpolished (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stevie, a precocious 14-year-old girl must cope with the instabilities of her immoderate parents. When they decide to move to a small provincial town in Germany, Stevie attempts to slip into a normal life. Whilst her parents playfully escape their ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, generation gap, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, parent child relationship, moving, drug use, family, debt, drug dealer, teenage sexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Maladonna (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In late XIX century, rich and bored Maria (Paola Senatore) is after a more sexually interesting life and gets involved with Alessio who shows her other kinds of love. She soon becomes his sex slave but some unexpected consequences will arise from ...
Style: erotic
Plot: gambling, lesbian sex, masturbation, cuckold, neglected wife, sexless marriage, older man younger woman sex, loveless marriage, sexually dissatisfied wife, dysfunctional couple, older man younger woman marriage, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mario and the Magician (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Twenties: The German Fuhrmann family spend their holidays in Italy again. The country is full of mysteries in that time. The Fuhrmann's have to realize the upcoming and growing fascism and their children are fascinated by a magician ...
Plot: coming of age, nude bathing, sea, beach, vacation, girl, magic, puberty, female nudity, holiday, summer vacation, fascism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nothing But Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Episodes about different stages of relationships: from flirtation to falling out of love.
Plot: secret love, jealousy, friendship, fall in love, flirting, mother daughter relationship, couples, domineering mother, grand canyon, hurricane, lovesick, cheating ...
Place: iceland, venice, jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Swing (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 35-year-old Michal has a beautiful wife Anna and daughter Justine. It does not bother him, however, fall in love with a sensual and rebellious Carolina. The man did not want a divorce, but it also wants to opt out of a new passion. The situation is ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: neglectful husband, unfaithful husband, love triangle, seductive woman, love affair, male female relationship, love story, marital problem, love interest, affair, swing, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Desideria (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An overweight teenage girl walks in on her mother having a three-way. She later confronts her mother and gets her birthday cake shoved in her face. She then tries to commit suicide, but survives and loses a lot of weight. Now attractive to boys and ...
Plot: forbidden sex, child rape, mother daughter relationship, sexual attraction, loss of virginity, defloration, suicide attempt, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute mother, sex, lolita, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 153
Simona (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While at a bullfight Simona begins flashing back to a torrid sexual relationship she had with George. Her relationship with George was one of open sexual discoveries which eventually led to revenge and murder.
Style: erotic
Plot: deviant sex, surrealism, threesome, bisexuality, revenge, female nudity, erotica, murder, sex, male full rear nudity, older woman younger man sex, coming of age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Barndommens gade (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: I en lille 2-værelses baggårdslejlighed, på Vesterbro i København, bor den 14 årige Ester (Sofie Gråbøl) sammen med faderen (Torben Jensen), moderen (Vigga Bro) og storebroderen Carl (Carl Quist Møller). Det er tidens typiske arbejderkvarter ...
Plot: menstruation, coming of age, girl, grownups, mother daughter relationship
Time: 1930s
Place: copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
199 Tips to Be Happy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Chilean couple, Tomás and Helena, living in Barcelona in the grip of a heat wave receive an unexpected visitor: Sandra, the girlfriend of Helena’s recently deceased younger brother. Nymph-like Sandra is in no hurry to leave and slowly manages ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: threesome, nude model, fever, middle class, love triangle, job interview, drunk, card playing, female nudity, sexual tension, seductress, lesbian sex ...
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Husband's Secret Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A policeman's widow (Archer) uncovers corruption within the force after meeting a woman (Alonso) who was tied to her husband's mysterious death.
Plot: loss of husband, corruption, mother daughter relationship, widow, police officer, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Good Riddance (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small rural town in the Quebec Laurentians, Michelle lives in an isolated house with her mentally-challenged brother Guy and her 13 year old daughter Manon. Together the three of them survive by running a small firewood business and ...
Plot: parent child relationship, runaway, autumn, lower class, precociousness, accidental death, coming of age, brother sister relationship, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, girl, jealousy ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Fox (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two women who live a quiet life on a farm in rural Canada are surprised by the visit of the former tenant’s grandson.
Plot: killing an animal, lesbian relationship, isolation, jealousy, lgbt, love triangle, village life, female sexuality, female masturbation, masturbation, death, lesbian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lead Us Not Into Temptation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenager girl intrudes a quite couple's life.
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative
Plot: jealous wife, older man younger woman romance, unfaithful husband, older man younger woman relationship, husband wife relationship, secret, revenge, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, femme fatale, seductress, midlife crisis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Baby Love (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When her mother dies, her attractive young daughter hungry for love moves into the dead woman's house as a quest to seduce its tenants in her desperate search for love.
Plot: lolita, exploitation, suicide, cuckold, movie theatre, assault, guilt, mother daughter relationship, older woman younger woman relationship, sexual manipulation, nightmare, rejection ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%