Movies like Longing

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Longing (2006)
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Longing (2006)
Original name: Sehnsucht
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A melancholy 2006 German film about the life and love in the daily life of a man who’s trying to get the feeling of longing and nostalgia back into his marriage.
Plot: suicide, adultery, waitress, village life, trip, desperation, secret love, wife husband relationship, teenage crush, fire brigade, locksmith, dancing, village, party, german, female nudity, male female relationship, love triangle, infidelity, dancer, car accident, guilt, rescue, desire, husband wife relationship ...
Place: berlin germany, east germany

Most similar movies to Longing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and melancholic films with plots about adultery, infidelity, extramarital affair, female nudity, husband wife relationship, love triangle and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Longing: The Red Thread (2016), Little Angel (1996), Closer (2004), Impossibly Yours (2006), A Village Affair (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Red Thread (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven years after their first infatuated encounter, Abril and Manuel meet again. Despite the fact that they are both married, it is soon apparent that their attraction has only grown.
Plot: love, extramarital affair, infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, love triangle, passion, bare breasts, sex scene, man wearing glasses, husband wife relationship, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 99
Little Angel (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ramona lives her lonely life in Berlin working in a lipstick factory. One day she accidentally runs into Andrzei, a Polish mechanic illegally selling cigarettes in Germany during the weekend. One thing leads to another, and soon she finds herself ...
Plot: infidelity, subway, black market, love, police, female nudity, adultery, extramarital affair, caesarean birth, boredom, husband wife relationship, secret ...
Place: east berlin east germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.3
 189K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Impossibly Yours (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mit seiner pedantischen und verklemmten Art trieb Leonhard (Tobias Moretti) einst seine Gattin Marlene (Barbara Auer) geradewegs in die Arme seines besten Freundes Jan (Ulrich Thomsen). Nur mit Mühe gelang es dem Trio danach, die gemeinsame ...
Plot: jumping from height, ex husband ex wife relationship, best friend, female nudity, sex, judge, husband wife relationship, doctor, unfaithful wife, unfaithful husband, older man younger woman relationship, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, infidelity, romance, family life, family relations, dishonesty, love affair, family problems, society, love and romance, couple relations, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.5
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sincere, serious, clever ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, custody, rivalry, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, romance, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, denmark, sweden, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The World Is Full Of Married Men (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: David Cooper works in advertising but spends more time on his love life despite the fact that he is married. When his wife Linda discovers his girlfriends, she decides to get revenge by having an affair.
Plot: separation, director, disco, unfaithful husband, rock star, casting couch, male female relationship, singer, husband wife relationship, party, divorce, advertising executive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Summer in Portugal (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Portugal
Story: Workaholic hotel architect effectively drifted apart from his family. He interrupts the latest, Moroocan project to spend a holiday with his wife Liane in Lisbon, but is delayed. Friendly local interior decorator João, a widower, enjoys hosting ...
Plot: cancer, infidelity, adultery, summer, parent child relationship, father son relationship, sex scene, male nudity
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Female War: A Nasty Deal (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Painter Ha-rim became blind due to an unfortunate accident. His wife Sun-yeong searches far and low for a cornea donor until she meets terminal cancer patient Dae-geun. These two make a startling and dangerous deal for Ha-rim's cornea.
Plot: pervert, older man younger woman relationship, adultery, infidelity, blindness, obsession, female nudity, painter, sex scene, blackmail, extramarital affair, cheating wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 1K
Rendez-Vous (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Simone inherits a dilapidated farmhouse in France and makes her way there with her husband Eric and their two children. Her dream is to turn the house into a bed and breakfast but as the hectic pace of the rebuilding gets underway, she gets caught ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, burn scar, home renovation, cheating wife, unwanted pregnancy, woman wearing black lingerie, husband wife conflict, country house, blackmail, love triangle, female nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, talky, romantic ...
Plot: infidelity, village, bourgeoisie, adultery, road not taken, tragic hero, couple relations, romance, society, social relations, family relations, dull life ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: normandy, france, europe, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 762
Anna Karenina (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film is based on the novel of the same name by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. “All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, ” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a ...
Plot: jealousy, adultery, aristocracy, russian empire, love triangle, divorce, marriage, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, older man younger woman relationship, older man younger woman marriage, train ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, unfaithful wife, cuckolded husband, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, love affair, family problems, family in crisis, jealous spouse, breakup, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 348
Ardor (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In revenge for her husband's infidelity, a young beautiful housewife, Mi-heun, starts an affair with an attractive young doctor, In-gyu. Despite her husband's efforts to regain her love and the disapproval by the conservative little town, ...
Plot: extramarital affair, doctor, divorce, domestic violence, forbidden love, husband wife relationship, love, erotica, adultery, infidelity, passion, male female relationship ...
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 473
The Law (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, UK, France, Burkina Faso, Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Set in a pre-colonial African past, Tilai is about an illicit love affair and its consequences. Saga returns to his village after an extended absence to discover that his father has taken Nogma, Saga's promised bride, for himself. Still in love ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: village, courtroom drama, family relations, forbidden love, village life, chaos and mayhem, romance, disgraced, destructive relationship, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Gloomy Sunday (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, ...
Style: gloomy, sentimental, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, love triangle, infidelity, restaurant, pianist, menage a trois, sex, deportation, birthday, jealousy, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 95
8:28 AM (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A married woman runs a successful gallery and falls for a man she met accidentally.
Plot: architect, family dinner, cheating wife, headphones, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, chance meeting, topless woman, train ride, accountant, vandalism ...
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 2K
Flirt (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The same situation is played out in different cities (New York, Berlin and Japan). A lover has to choose whether to commit to a partner who is returning home. In each case there are other people involved, an ex-partner and someone else in a ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, gender, ultimatum, betrayal, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: new york, europe, japan, asia, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 84K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, classic literature, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, tragic love, suicide, depression, aristocracy, family relations, doubts and hesitations, love triangle, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Love in Thoughts (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A posthumous look at the last days of Guenther's life as he, his best friend, and his sister let loose on a four-day binge of alcohol, drugs, and sex.
Style: rough, disturbing, sexual, serious, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, poet, friendship, gays and lesbians, gay, lake, student, pistol, suicide, youth, betrayal, romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 44K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sexy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, cheating wife, temptation, lovers reunited, love and romance, couple relations, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, old love, ex couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.6
 715
The Stud (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fontaine Khaled is the wife of a wealthy but boring businessman. She spends his money on her nightclub, The Hobo, and partying. She hires a manager, Tony, to run her club, but it is understood that his job security is dependent on him satisfying her ...
Plot: disco, sex, nymphomaniac, exploitation, club, lust, erotica, drugs, revenge, adultery, nightclub, female nudity ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 361
Julietta (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A dramatic teenage love story set against the backdrop of the Berlin Love Parade.
Plot: guilt, railway station, jealousy, body part, candlelight dinner, unconsciousness, rave party, father daughter relationship, flashback, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship, headphones ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: World War I seems far away from Ireland's Dingle peninsula when Rosy Ryan Shaughnessy goes horseback riding on the beach with the young English officer. There was a magnetic attraction between them the day he was the only customer in her ...
Style: epic, sexual, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, pub, officer, mute, gun, village life, love and romance, fall in love, mute or deaf, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, romance, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, family problems, dogma, love affair, disability, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two British children travel to Italy in an attempt to break up their runaway mother's affair with an Italian concert pianist.
Style: touching, realistic
Plot: infidelity, lake, villa, pianist, village, love triangle, battles, family relations, lake or river, ocean or sea, starting over, social differences ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 2K
Maya (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, UK, India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A frustrated housewife whose marriage to an average man does not meet her expectations enters into an affair with a younger man. Of course, there are no easy escapes from reality.
Plot: adultery, breasts, male female relationship, bored housewife, marriage, mother daughter relationship, doctor, husband wife relationship, materialism, victim, loneliness, infidelity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Legend of Paul and Paula (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Paul and Paula have had bad experiences with love: Paul is financially well off but has lost all affection for his wife, and Paula leads a troublesome life raising two children on her own. They meet and discover a strong passion for each other. Life ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: self fulfillment, death, marriage, family relations, dull life, single parent, infidelity, love triangle, moral dilemma, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: east germany, germany, europe, berlin germany, german democratic republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 1K
Cloud 9 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a woman who enters into an affair after 30 years of marriage.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, clever, no music
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, elderly, passionate interest, golden years, sexual relations, elderly lovers, crumbling marriage, dull life, romance, unfulfillment, couples, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 751
A Serious Game (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the 1910s, journalist Arvid Stjärnblom and painter's daughter Lydia Stille fall in love with each other.
Plot: extramarital affair, loveless marriage, cheating wife, skinny dipping, opera, love, newspaper, female nudity, infidelity, adultery
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%