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The Royal Exchange (2017)
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The Royal Exchange (2017)
Original name: L'Echange des princesses
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1721, the Regent of France, wanting to seal the peace with Spain, offers to the Spanish King, a marriage between their respective heirs: Louis XV, age 11, and Maria Anna Victoria, the 4-year-old Spanish infanta. The Regent of France also offers to marry his daughter, Mademoiselle de Montpensier, 12, to the Prince of Asturias, the 14-year-old heir apparent to the Spanish throne. Madrid responds enthusiastically to both proposals, and the ceremonies are promptly organized. The exchange of the princesses is to take place with great pomp on a small island, in the river bordering the two countries. Everything has been done to expect the best of the children, but nothing will proceed as planned.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, scenic, thought provoking
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: king of france, child bride, princess, gay, monarchy, intrigue, union, engagement, reconciliation, marriage engagement, arranged marriage, french history, palace intrigue, dog, swinger, cat, king, death, chess, doll, swing, boat, rowboat, lesbian
Time: 18th century
Place: versailles, france, spain

Most similar movies to The Royal Exchange

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and atmospheric films with plots about society, state affairs, female nudity, rebellion, royal family, dishonesty and french revolution mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like The Royal Exchange: One Nation, One King (2018), The Supper (1992), The King Is Dancing (2000), The White Princess (2017), Black Venus (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Nation, One King (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Un peuple et son roi crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the ...
Style: realistic, factual, tense, captivating
Plot: french revolution, king of france, french history, politics, execution, martial law, interrogation, arrest, poverty, feminism, newborn, childbirth ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles
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The Supper (1992)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: France, 1815. After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon heads for exile. Royalists occupy Paris and attempt to restore the monarchy. However, the battle doesn't seem to be over. On July 6, Talleyrand, a shrewd politician of flexible convictions, ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, talky, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: politics, tragic love, state affairs, wartime life, rise to the top, battles, society, opposites attract, rebellion, revolution, dishonesty, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, france
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100%
The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, baroque ...
Plot: intrigue, royal family, rise and fall, musician's life, state affairs, love affair, king, dancing, ballet, king of france, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The White Princess (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: arranged marriage, monarchy, princess, british royal family, loveless marriage, palace intrigue, royalty, secrets, dishonesty, dual role, romance, court intrigue ...
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Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Black Venus (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The story of Saartjes Baartman, a Black domestic who, in 1808, left Southern Africa, then ruled by Dutch settlers, for Europe, following her boss Hendrick Caesar , hoping to find fame and fortune there. Once in London her master turned manager does ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy
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Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, south africa, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Throne (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Ancient Korea, July 4, 1762. The Crown Prince Hyojang, posthumously named Sado, son of King Yeongjo of Joseon, is accused of treason. Thus, the king asks him to commit suicide, but his closest vassals prevent it, so the king orders the prince to get ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, psychological
Plot: father son relationship, crown prince, royal family, king, family conflict, joseon dynasty, royalty, teaching the ways of the world, rivalry, palace intrigue, politics, hallucination ...
Time: 18th century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
That Night in Varennes (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when revolutionists arrest the fleeing King Louis.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: french revolution, royal family, revolution, womanizer, stagecoach, escape attempt, aristocracy, daring rescue, adventure, couples, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mademoiselle Paradis (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 18th century Vienna. The true story of Maria Theresia von Paradis, a gifted piano player and close friend of Mozart’s, who lost her eye-sight as a child. Desperate to cure their talented daughter, the Paradis entrust Maria to Dr. Mesmer, a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: pianist, blindness, therapy, doctor patient relationship, piano, female musician, doctor, loss of eyesight, treatment, musical performance, piano playing, servant ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1700s
Place: vienna, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Of Gods and Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, sincere, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: monk, terrorism, clergy, monastery, hostage, faith, execution, muslim, evacuation, peace, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996, 1990s
Place: algeria, palestine, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Les Miserables (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: french revolution, redemption, tragic love, fugitives, love and romance, parents and children, life is a bitch, injustice, dehumanization, on the run, rich and poor, crimes ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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El Dorado (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The story of an expedition down the Orinoco and Amazon rivers in 1560 by Spanish soldiers searching for the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.
Style: epic, realistic, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: jungle, conquering, treasure hunt, rebelliousness, leadership, survival, adventurer, on the road, obsession, danger, human nature, soldier ...
Time: 16th century
Place: latin america, peru, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the high courts of 16th Century France, where the wars of religion between Catholics and Protestants are raging. Marie de Mézières, a beautiful young aristocrat, is in love with Henri de Guise, but her hand in marriage is promised to the ...
Style: serious, emotional, stylized, captivating, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, princess, royal court, unfaithful wife, aristocracy, french history, society, passion, royal family, love, forced marriage ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Versailles: The Dream of a King (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Docudrama about the life of Louis XIV nicknamed "the Sun King", the King of France who ran a glamorous court, expanded the borders of France, loved women and parties and built an incredible palace for himself - the Versailles.
Plot: french history, womanizer, king, construction, palace, affair, king of france, reenactment, royal court
Place: versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Washington is remembered as America's founding father, Arnold as America's most notorious traitor. ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, realistic, thought provoking ...
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Time: 18th century
Place: usa, quebec, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Death of Louis XIV (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Spain, Portugal
Duration: 115 min.
Story: August 1715. After going for a walk, Louis XIV feels a pain in his leg. The next days, the king keeps fulfilling his duties and obligations, but his sleep is troubled and he has a serious fever. He barely eats and weakens increasingly. This is the ...
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Longitude (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 250 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
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Time: 18th century, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1700s
Place: jamaica, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Nun (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
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Time: 18th century, 1700s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Marquise (1997)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marquise is a drama about the rise and fall of a beauteous actress. As cheerfully portrayed by Sophie Marceau, the eponymous heroine is an engagingly ribald, but perhaps rather too modern, character. She rises from an impoverished background to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, sexy, captivating
Plot: prostitute, love triangle, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, society, rise and fall, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles, lyon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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An Ordinary Execution (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During the last days of Stalin's reign, a doctor (Marina Hands) tries to go unnoticed in a society of mutual dread where a neighbour or colleague might "denounce" you to the authorities at any moment.But tales of her healing touch ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: moral dilemma, doctors and patients, power relations, head of state, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, dictator, josef stalin, illness, suffering, kgb ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Farewell, My Queen (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the final days of the French Revolution.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: royal court, royal family, master and servant, revolution, french revolution, state affairs, power relations, society, life is a bitch, palaces castles and temples, downfall, king ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s
Place: versailles, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Over Sarith En Caesar (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story about two half-sisters life in the eighteenth century Suriname. There is Lynda, a white colonial and slave owner, and her slave Mini-Mini's. While Lynda is slowly embittered by the hard life in the colony, Mini-Mini gets a chance at ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: slavery, plantation, slave auction, imperialism, half sister, marriage, first love, rebelliousness, rebellion, family relations, family problems, society ...
Time: 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Marie Antoinette (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
Style: realistic, factual, colourful, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: queen, historical character, french history, royal family, princess, royal court, french revolution, french, palaces castles and temples, state affairs, siblings relations, politics ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, versailles, paris france, vienna, austria ...
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37%
The Battle of Culloden (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Culloden is a 1964 docudrama written and directed by Peter Watkins for BBC TV. It portrays the 1746 Battle of Culloden that resulted in the British Army's destruction of the Scottish Jacobite uprising and, in the words of the narrator, ...
Style: rough, serious, captivating, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: battles, reenactment, soldier, battle, society, military, hapless soldier, power relations, battle zone, state affairs, war, social differences ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, england, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hosted by Orson Welles, this documentary utilizes a grab bag of dramatized scenes, stock footage, TV news clips and interviews to ask: Did 16th century French astrologer and physician Nostradamus actually predict such events as the fall of King ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, foreknowledge, state affairs, future dystopia, society, catastrophe, astronomer, oracle, code breaking, archive footage, seer, prophecy ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 20th century, 1940s, 19th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Taboo (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set during Japan's Shogun era, this film looks at life in a samurai compound where young warriors are trained in swordfighting. A number of interpersonal conflicts are brewing in the training room, all centering around a handsome young samurai ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, samurai, gay, emperor, gender, state affairs, political unrest, heroes, secrets, sword fight, murder mystery, life philosophy ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 570
Dumas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, factual, humorous, tense ...
Plot: mistaken identity, love affair, intrigue, writer's life, rivalry, buddies, disorder, collaboration, lie, writers, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Affair of the Necklace (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, love and romance, couple relations, state affairs, royal family, couples, revenge, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 306
The Gate (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cambodia, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two decades after forging an unlikely alliance in Pol Pot's Cambodia, a French ethnologist and a former Khmer Rouge official meet again after the latter is arrested for crimes against humanity.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: survival, captivity, confined, against humanity, political repression, ideology, mass murder, communism, genocide, communist
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: cambodia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Night Watchmen (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Times have changed a lot for Franck who is a night watchman. About a decade ago he was a specialized worker. Today he feels bored but would jump at any chance to prove his bravery and courage.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: life turned upside down, starting over, dull life, hopes, unfulfillment, disorder, police, security guard, car accident, loneliness, motorcycle, binoculars ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cyrano, My Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: December 1897, Paris. Edmond Rostand is not yet thirty but already two children and a lot of anxieties. He has not written anything for two years. In desperation, he offers the great Constant Coquelin a new play, a heroic comedy, in verse, for the ...
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: love, theater, escapades, family, friendship, writer's life, hopes, writers, obsession, ambition, rivalry, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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