Movies like Clair Obscur

If you like "Clair Obscur" you are looking for psychological, captivating and disturbing movies about / with psychiatrist patient relationship, unhappy marriage, small town, repressed sexuality, female psychiatrist, women and psychiatric patient themes of Drama genre shot in Turkey or France.
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Clair Obscur (2016)
 6.5
 2K
Clair Obscur (2016)
Original name: Tereddüt
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Turkish writer-director Yesim Ustaoglu offers a parallel study of two women — a psychiatrist with a long-time live-in partner and a wife in a conservative, nearly tyrannical household — in this study of the possibilities and limitations that exist for women in Turkey today.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, art house
Plot: psychiatrist patient relationship, unhappy marriage, small town, repressed sexuality, female psychiatrist, women, psychiatric patient, small town life, family relations, male female relationship, female protagonist, opposites attract, relationship problems, family problems, troubled marriage, cheating wife, abusive relationship, existentialism, women's issues, cat, female nudity, adultery, woman, turk, mother in law daughter in law relationship ...

Most similar movies to Clair Obscur

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and suspense films with plots about relationship problems, family problems, male female relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, relationships and marital problem mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Clair Obscur: Memories of Summer (2016), Challenge Game (2016), Borrowed Bride (2005), Otilia Rauda (2001), The Affair (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Memories of Summer (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The late 1970s. It's summer in a small provincial town. Twelve-year-old Piotrek has a very strong bond with his mother. While his father is away, his mother starts going out almost every night. Their simple and clear relationship starts to get ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: summer, parent child relationship, unhappy marriage, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, teenage life, male female relationship, parents and children, family, grownups, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Challenge Game (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Florist Ae-ran and forensics investigator Min-ho from the Public Prosecutor's Office both have a family that everyone wants. However, Min-ho can't handle bed time so Ae-ran starts a 'challenge game' in which she seduces and has ...
Style: erotic, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: sexual relations, cheating wife, love interest, attempted seduction, cheating girlfriend, marriage crisis, male female relationship, family problems, erotic fantasy, relationships, seductive woman, seduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Borrowed Bride (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ali is 18. His feet are firmly off the ground. The very idea of marriage seems like a game. But the bride's parents are ready and willing. Business ventures will be set up between the families; the arrangement will pay off all round. Ali, ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: teacher, customs, sexual attraction, teenage boy, marriage, family problems, family, wedding preparations and rituals, relationship problems, troubled marriage, relationships, unhappy marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 201
Otilia Rauda (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Otilia is both blessed with a body that is the epitome of feminine perfection and cursed by an ugly mole that mars her beautiful face. The juxtaposition between fabulous beauty and disfigurement proves unsettling for the villagers and she grows up ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: cuckold, venereal disease, sexual tension, disfigured face, relationship problems, marriage, marital problem, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, unhappy marriage, troubled marriage, dysfunctional marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 94
The Affair (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely housewife finds new life in a liaison with a free-spirited man in this romantic drama. Isolated in a remote home, Jean (Kelsey Oldershaw) feels suffocated in her marriage to uptight architect Paul (Horatio Ledon). An affair with her ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cheating wife, adultery, affair, marriage, love triangle, male female relationship, marital problem, marital crisis, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, marital infidelity, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Watercolor Postcards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress and a former NFL star strive to save a troubled Texas town while bonding over their shared love of a very special 10-year-old girl who has found herself alone in the world for the very first time.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, sad
Plot: small town, relationship problems, love affair, family problems, male female relationship, romantic relationship, getting home, romantic friendship, confronting the past, love story, love and romance, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 613
The Escape (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: gigolo, seduction, family problems, looking for love, relationship problems, lifestyle change, unhappy marriage, troubled marriage, running away from home, changing lives, new love, couple relations ...
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 162
Human Touch (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To try to raise money for her choir's trip to China, Anna poses nude for an ageing artist and upon seeing the finished results goes on a journey of self discovery.
Style: sincere, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: cheating wife, art, relationship problems, family problems, husband wife relationship, family relations, marital problem, male female relationship, couple relations, love interest, love story, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: adultery, world war one, relationships, unhappy marriage, dysfunctional marriage, forbidden love, marital problem, family problems, love triangle, husband wife relationship, marriage, unfulfilled love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 108
Shadow People (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dan and Gretchen, a couple with a secretive past and a failing relationship, rent a guest house from another couple in California's San Fernando Valley. But jealousy and betrayal turn a casual friendship into a game of manipulation and ...
Style: captivating, psychological, erotic
Plot: open marriage, cheating wife, infidelity, unhappy marriage, jealous woman, seductress, adultery, love triangle, jealousy, husband wife relationship, seduction, swinger couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Right Distance (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The arrival of an attractive young teacher in a small town in the Po valley disturbs the drowsy life of the place, leading eventually to a murder.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: journalist, relationship problems, small town life, teenage protagonist, newspaper reporter, investigative journalism, teenage life, woman, relationships, small village, privacy invasion, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.1
 38
Empty Rooms (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: "Empty Room is a dark, highly erotic tale of a married couple whose relationship is slowly sliding into oblivion. Bored and sexually frustrated, the wife begins taking lovers while her unemployed husband spends his days wandering aimless around ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: cheating wife, cuckold, adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, family relations, marital problem, family problems, male female relationship, bored housewife, relationship problems, neglected wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 83
Taksu (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chihiro is depressed and obsessed with his own mortality. Him and his wife, Yuri (Yoko Mitsuya), decide to take a trip to Bali, Indonesia to see his pregnant sister, Kumi (Kiki Sugino). They hope the trip can bring about change.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: husband wife relationship, seduction, pregnant woman, family problems, depression, male female relationship, marital problem, family relations, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, pregnant wife, marital crisis ...
Place: bali, indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
La casa delle donne (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It all begins in 1919 in the countryside surrounding Bari, Apulia. From a rich farmer and his three concubines(two of them the sisters of his handyman and the third his maid) a complicated family is formed, in which paternity and maternity is ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychological, captivating
Plot: large family, family life, male female relationship, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, family problems, family, relationships, life is a bitch, family relations, older woman younger man sex, cheating wife ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: husband wife relationship, military, world war two, relationship problems, marital problem, family relations, dysfunctional marriage, male female relationship, family problems, inventor, invention, female protagonist ...
Time: post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 464
Anger (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sex, violence, betrayal and madness coalesce in this disturbing drama from Argentinean filmmaker Albertina Carri. Nati is a disturbed young girl living with her father Poldo and mother Alejandra in a remote, hardscrabble farming community. Nati, ...
Style: erotic, tense, suspense
Plot: infidelity, sex scene, cheating on husband, female nudity, cheating wife, children, suspicion of adultery, marital problem, family problems, adultery, husband wife relationship, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Killing of Two Lovers (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: David desperately tries to keep his family of six together during a separation from his wife. They both agree to see other people but David struggles to grapple with his wife’s new relationship.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: open marriage, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, parents, separation, family relations, moral ambiguity, marriage crisis, relationship problems, family problems, crumbling marriage, marital problem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
We Only Know So Much (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A married woman has an affair with a suicidal lover while caring for her husband's sick relatives.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: parents and children, family life, family relations, family problems, marital problem, elderly, marriage crisis, relationship problems, middle aged woman, nursing, husband wife relationship, middle aged man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.4
 181
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: captivating, psychological
Plot: neglectful husband, unfaithful husband, love triangle, swing, affair, male female relationship, seductive woman, love affair, love story, love interest, marital problem, seductress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Brutal Hopelessness of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Famous movie actress Nami is being interviewed by a magazine reporter about her new film in which the plot resembles her real life. Her actor husband Yosuke has an affair with a young actress Junko whereas in the movie, Nami acts as an actress whose ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: actress, adulterer, relationship problems, cheating on husband, marital problem, cheating girlfriend, marital infidelity, prostitution, cheating wife, family relations, life is a bitch, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, hopes, elderly, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, aging, youth, parents and children, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 20
A Pharisee (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Seung-gi has been living under a strict father, blaming himself everytime when a natural but uncontrollable desire surges from inside of him. However, because he can't spurt that desire in reality, every night Seung-gi shares passionate love ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, sexy, erotic
Plot: family relations, tragic love, couple relations, longing, relationships, love affair, relationship problems, love story, family problems, male female relationship, strict father, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Happy Family (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016: In a patriarchal society, an ordinary Georgian family lives with three generations under one roof. All are shocked when 52-year-old Manana decides to move out from her parents’ home and live alone. Without her family and ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, suspense
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Place: tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 34
Pink (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in a run-down bar named "Pink," movie follows the lives of people surrounding the bar including its owner Ok-Ryun.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: protest, social problems, loss of job, life is a bitch, small town life, family relations, workplace, family problems, society, social misfits, social issues, urban setting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Tree of Blood (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marc and Rebeca, a young couple, travel to an old country house that used to belong to their family. Once there, they write the shared history of their roots, creating a huge family tree that harbours relationships of love, heartbreak, sex, madness, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing, erotic
Plot: spanish civil war, infidelity, family secret, cheating girlfriend, lgbt, family problems, secret past, troubled marriage, couple relations, relationship problems, tragic love, marital problem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ang Galing Galing Mo, Babes (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Babes has established a good reputation as an entertainer in Japan, that clients fight over her. But soon, the fighting becomes intense, she decides to come home-- but with a different identity. In her native land, Babes decides to continue her ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: prostitute, obsession, sex maniac, relationship problems, unhappy marriage, seduction, sexual obsession, troubled marriage, male female relationship, romantic obsession, marriage, teacher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 122
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: disturbing, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, romantic triangle, forbidden love, jealousy, love affair, relationship problems, love and romance, romantic relationship, love interest, relationships, love story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Seducción (aka Secreto De Amor) (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mexican feature film
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: unfaithful husband, professor, seductress, male teacher female student affair, teacher student relationship, teacher student romance, affair, marital problem, male female relationship, teacher student sex, family problems, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Nie mehr wie es war (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tomas is happy as family father, raising teen son Milan (as his knavish buddy) and running-especially gastronomically- a club with his mother Nike, whose absences to take course aiming for career progress causes tension. Covering for Milan's ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fatherhood, adultery, family problems, search for father, family relations, father son relationship, family, relationships, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 3K
Sundown (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Mexico, Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a distant emergency disrupts a vacation in Acapulco, simmering tensions rise to the fore between scions of a wealthy British family.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: rich man, brother and sister, vacation, emergency, husband wife relationship, relationship problems, relationships, marital crisis, male female relationship, family relations, family problems, marital problem ...
Place: mexico, acapulco mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%