Movies like The Wolf at the Door

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The Wolf at the Door (1986)
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The Wolf at the Door (1986)
Original name: Oviri
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin, follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his wife, his children, and his former lover.
Style: sexual, sincere, touching, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: prodigy, love and romance, human spirit, hopes, love affair, artists and showbiz, society, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, homecoming, unfulfillment, painter, female nudity, mistress, artist, girl, 14 year old, husband wife relationship, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, broken leg, breasts, buttocks, nipples, topless ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tahiti

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Most similar movies to The Wolf at the Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about unfulfillment, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, couple relations and female nudity mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like The Wolf at the Door: Paradise Found (2003), Modigliani (2004), Nora (2000), The Best Intentions (1992), We Won't Grow Old Together (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paradise Found (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Paradise Found is a biography about the painter Paul Gauguin. Focusing on his personal conflict between citizen life and his family life and the art scene in Frane. In an incredible imagery montage Gauguin manages to make a successful living in the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, celebrity culture, obsession, ambition, survival, lifestyle, rise and fall, tragic love, prodigy, tragic hero, obsessive quest, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: europe, france, tahiti, paris france
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95%
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Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, life is a bitch, painter, couple relations, addiction, tragic hero, tragic love, painting, romance, artists and showbiz, couples, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 2K
Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: touching, sexual, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, unfulfillment, love and romance, sexual relations, romance, master and servant, lifestyle, society, dishonesty, love affair, family problems ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Best Intentions (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: clergy, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, family problems, couples, social differences, society, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, psychological, talky, tense, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couples, family problems, disintegration, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Marie Krøyer (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marie Krøyer is hailed as “the most beautiful woman in Europe” and leads a happy marriage life with her husband the great Danish painter P.S. Krøyer and an adorable daughter. However, not everything in her world is as perfect as it seems, and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, gloomy, stylized, serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, mentally unstable, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, self discovery, breakup, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: denmark, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: realistic, sexual, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, suburban life, immigrants, love and romance, nightshift, siblings relations, family relations, suburbs, family problems, couples, youth, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, israel, middle east, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 3K
Klimt (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, sexual, talky ...
Plot: painter, artist, fighting the system, infidelity, ambition, obsession, couple relations, celebrity culture, love and romance, against the rules, sexual relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, year 1918
Place: austria, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 167
Cavalcade (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accomplished playboy Leo neglects his girlfriend and enjoys parties. His girlfriend parts from him and then, when he wants to see her once more, he has an accident. He survives, but his whole life is now to be changed. This film is about fetching ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: disability, couples, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, life turned upside down, redemption, friendship, human spirit, friends, rehabilitation, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Polanski Unauthorized (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unauthorized chronicle of the life of Roman Polanski.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, ambition, prodigy, lifestyle
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 2K
Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, social misfits, love and romance, celebrity culture, siblings relations, unfulfillment, mental illness, lifestyle, human nature, mentally unstable ...
Time: 1890s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 5K
Seraphine (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the ...
Style: serious, stylized, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: homosexual, german, artist, painting, nun, master and servant, anti conformity, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, misfit, society, social differences ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 238 min.
Story: The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start again the work on a painting he ...
Style: touching, psychological, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: painting, eroticism, model, painter, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, aging, lifestyle, human nature, starting over, couple relations ...
Place: los angeles, usa, france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Inch'Allah Sunday (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an immigrant woman struggling against old world traditions. Zouina leaves her homeland with her three children to join her husband in France, where he's been living for the past ten years. In a land and culture foreign to her, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: culture clash, feminism, estrangement, injustice, human spirit, family problems, isolation, self discovery, immigrants, confined, society, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Soul Haunted by Painting (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, Taiwan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the twentieth century, Yu-liang leaves a brothel in a small Chinese town, to become the second wife of Mr. Pan. While Pan is away at the revolution in Yunnan, Yu-liang learns to paint and takes art classes at the Shanghai Art ...
Style: sincere, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, couples, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, road not taken, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, romance, celebrity culture, ambition, male female relationship ...
Place: china, asia, france, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Camille Claudel 1915 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.
Style: captivating, gloomy, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: estranged mother, separation from family, nun, elderly, wrongfully committed, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, isolation, mental illness, mental institution, siblings relations, confinement indoors ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sofie (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: talky, sincere, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, couple relations, fall in love, dysfunctional family, infidelity, couples, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 1K
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, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, hopes, romance, mentally unstable, introspection, human nature, moral dilemma, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 1K
Hamsun (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Knut Hamsun is Norway's most famous and admired author. Ever since he was young he has hated the English for the starvation they caused Norway during WWI. When the Germans occupy Norway 9 April 1940 he welcomes them and the protection they can ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, talky ...
Plot: writer's life, holocaust, golden years, betrayal, politics, anti semitism, tragic hero, rebellion, idealism, unfulfillment, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Place: norway, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find employment at a large farm, but are treated as the lowest ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, stylized, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: island, farm, father son relationship, youth, coming of age, poverty, immigrants, social differences, misfit, society, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: denmark, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Irene (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A video diary shot and recorded by the filmmaker, using little more than his imagination and the happenstance and flow of the everyday, finally layering in a lifetime of memories.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, filmmaking, danger, couples, love and romance, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, dealing with death, couple relations, artists and showbiz, hopes, abortion ...
Time: year 1972
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Duet for One (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: disability, life is a bitch, tragic hero, family problems, musician's life, terminal illness, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, family in crisis, couples, multiple sclerosis, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 310
Lea (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Léa lives in Le Havre, where she attends college whilst taking care of her elderly grandmother. To make ends meet, she works as a waitress in a night club. Her admittance to the Institute of Political Studies in Paris offers her new ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, human nature, urban, lifestyle, introspection, nightlife, strong sexual content, hopes, student life, youth, grandmother, topless dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, society, hopes, soldier, family relations, love affair, pregnancy, friendship, arranged marriage, fall in love, romance, unfulfillment ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Night and the Moment (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Night and the Moment is a 1995 erotic drama. A writer (Dafoe) is invited to the house of a noblewoman (Olin) who adores free-thinkers. He attempts to seduce her but she insists that he tell her of his past love exploits. While doing so, he takes ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: confined, strong sexual content, mysterious character, love and romance, romance, cons and scams, writer's life, sexual relations, couples, love affair, lovers reunited, prison life ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
An Angel at My Table (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Janet Frame grows up in a poor family. She is different than the other kids. She is considered abnormal and locked away in a mental institution for eight years. Everything changes when she starts writing books.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, serious, sincere ...
Plot: insanity, teacher, mental institution, prodigy, book, social awkwardness, lifestyle, misfit, treatment, coping, human spirit, torment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new zealand, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Foreign Student (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A French football playing exchange student falls in love.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sexual, realistic
Plot: college, interracial relations, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, social differences, society, couples, romance, youth, self discovery, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 1950s
Place: virginia, france, usa, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 1K
1001 Grams (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale. Finally Marie is forced to come to terms with how much a ...
Style: serious, touching, gloomy, realistic
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, self discovery, love affair, dull life, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 665
My Nikifor (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From his birth in 1895 through his death in 1968, the gifted Polish naïve artist Nikifor Krynicki (AKA Epifan Drowniak) lived his life and eked out a career cloaked in obscurity - a casualty of both his extreme speech impediment (his tongue was ...
Style: captivating, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ambition, couples, family life, prodigy, family relations, social relations, society, tragic love, lifestyle, isolation, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: sentimental, gloomy, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, introspection, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, destiny, family relations, soldier, love affair, couples, wartime life, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%