Movies like The Impostor 1997

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The Impostor (1997)
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The Impostor (1997)
Original name: El impostor
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This drama is based on a novel and incomplete screenplay by the late Maria Luis Bemberg. In 1930s Argentina, wealthy Sebastian (Antonio Birabent) leaves his Buenos Aires home for the family estate on the pampas. His family, concerned for his physical and mental health, arranges for Sebastian's childhood friend Juan (Walter Quiroz) to check on Sebastian's situation. Juan finds the highly erratic Sebastian caught in a doomed relationship with the Danish daughter of religious sect members. Unfortunately, Juan also becomes obsessed with the young woman, and Sebastian's suspicions increase.
Plot: sex, espionage, passion, friendship, violence, obsession, family relations, male female relationship, love triangle, wealth, male nudity, insanity, health, impostor, religious sect, immigrants, surrealism, friend, estate, childhood friend, suspicion, danish, magic realism, argentine
Time: 1930s
Place: buenos aires argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about love triangle, love, male female relationship, friendship, female nudity, love and romance and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Impostor: My Dream Boat (1967), In the Woods (2010), The School of Flesh (1998), Tiramisu (2008), Twisted Romance (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Dream Boat (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The film tells a complicated love story. Carmen with Ke, Xiang Yi and Jiyuan. They start as a friend, but somehow a love triangle occur, and the outcome is very tragic.
Plot: love triangle, gambling debt, friendship, jealousy, tragedy, passion, classmate, coming of age, family relations
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In the Woods (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Enormous tree trunks. The nature of leaves, the roots of desire and a house hidden deep in the forest. A journey to the other side. Something like a "punk" existential fairytale.
Style: documentary filmmaking
Plot: pubic hair, nature, ejaculation, male nudity, sex, bisexual man, nudity (full frontal - brief), fellatio, teenager, gay, coming of age, male female relationship ...
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The School of Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Paris, Dominique, a middle-aged fashion professional, solicits the services of the handsome Quentin , a bisexual bartender and prostitute who is 15 years her junior. After they first sleep together, their business transaction becomes transformed ...
Style: erotic, serious, psychological, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship, fashion, sexual relations, lifestyle, prostitute, couples, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, morocco, tokyo
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Tiramisu (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bookkeeper Jacob newest client is the talented and flamboyant actress Anne. They first meet each other on her houseboat, the morning after the premiere of Anne's new theatrical play. Jacob soon discovers that Anne has made a mess of her ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, exciting, contemplative
Plot: fall in love, obsession, unfulfillment, family relations, drunkenness, male female relationship, couples, accountant, female director, theater, opening night, camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, france, amsterdam
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Twisted Romance (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Roberto is a bored young man living in the suburbs of Buenos Aires who begins a relationship with an older man named Raúl. Their romance takes a disturbing turn after Raúl catches Roberto with another man and turns increasingly abusive.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: love triangle, couples, male homosexuality, domestic disturbance, gay relationship, dysfunctional family, teenage boy, promiscuity, older man younger man relationship, family relations, violence, abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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Wuthering Heights (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rivette's unique take on Bronte's famous novel "Wuthering Heights".
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, impossible love, forbidden love, love affair, social differences, tragic love, love triangle, couple relations, unfulfilled love, vengeance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
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Cows (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film set in the Basque region, beginning in the Carlist war of 1875 and ending during the Spanish Civil war of 1936. The film portrays how one single act of cowardice shapes the life of the next three generations of two families and fuels the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: battles, civil war, cow, basque, soldier, military, rivalry, hopes, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, survival, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, 30s, 1870s
Place: basque country
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Hecate (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set amid the European community in an unspecified North African country, a colony on the verge of nationalism just before the war. And colonized is what happens to a French diplomat, Julien Rochelle, when he meets the mysterious beauty Clothilde de ...
Style: mysterious
Plot: diplomat, magic, colony, goddess, nationalism, european, absent husband, extramarital affair, passion, obsession, male nudity, cheating wife ...
Time: 1930s
Place: north africa, africa
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The King of Paris (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Victor Derval is returning home after a performance when he is hailed by Lisa, a young Hungarian woman. Her motives are mysterious; is she simply a star-struck peasant girl, or an ambitious, manipulative aspiring star?
Style: avant garde
Plot: age difference, cynicism, bourgeoisie, fan, filmmaking, street life, fictional biography, hungarian, male female relationship, playwright, immigrants, movie studio ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france
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Unloved (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story of the tumultuous relationship between a Jewish girl called Noemi and a Polish art student named Kamil is set at the outbreak of World War II.
Style: pre war, neurotic
Plot: possessiveness, obsessive love, flashback, obsession, passion, comeback, boy, male female relationship, flat, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jewish girl, insanity ...
Time: year 1939
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We 3 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: disturbing, suspenseful
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Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Kindergarten (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The movie focuses on the marriage of Graciela and Arturo, who operate a kindergarten in their mansion. They live with Graciela's widowed mother, Luisa. Graciela is particularly keen on one boy, Luciano, on whom she makes sexual advances. As ...
Plot: middle aged, controversy, father son relationship, popcorn, ghost, nudity (full frontal - brief), argentine, fellatio, male full rear nudity, deep cleavage, female full frontal nudity, middle aged man ...
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Cesar & Rosalie (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Claude Sautet's romantic drama stars Romy Schneider as Rosalie, a beautiful young woman involved with successful businessman Cesar (Yves Montand). One day, Rosalie's former flame David (Sami Frey) appears and attempts to win her back. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, performer's life, friends, couples, romance, love and romance, jealousy, obsession, businessman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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Devil in the Flesh (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: She was a married woman, tone apart from her husband. He was an innocent schoolboy on the verge of manhood. While the world was at war, they found comfort in each others arms and shared an impossible love that couldn't possibly continue... and ...
Plot: lust, sexual awakening, teen angst, teenager, love triangle, teenage boy, world war one, coming of age, male nudity, male female relationship
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Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
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Rowing with the Wind (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
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Finding Sofia (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A conflicted animation filmmaker travels to Argentina chasing after a girl he met online, only to end up living with her and her intimidating boyfriend on an isolated island on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.
Plot: love triangle, island, filmmaker, female nudity, pubic hair, male nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
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Lovin' Molly (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
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Duration: 97 min.
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37%
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Dandy (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Paris during the 1960s, a group of stylish teenagers hang out at a club called the Drugstore. Shy Philippe wants to meet a girl but he doesn't know how to go about it. Experienced Nathalie invites him and his friend Marc to the birthday ...
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The Red Thread (2016)
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Duration: 100 min.
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