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The Black Book (2018)
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The Black Book (2018)
Original name: Le Cahier noir
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of the adventures, in the twilight of the eighteenth century, of a singular couple formed by a little orphan with mysterious origins and his young Italian nurse of a similarly uncertain birth. They lead us in their wake, from Rome to Paris, from Lisbon to London, from Parma to Venice. Always followed in the shadows, for obscure reasons, by a suspicious-looking Calabrian and a troubling cardinal, they make us explore the dark intrigues of the Vatican, the pangs of a fatal passion, a gruesome duel, banter at the court of Versailles and the convulsions of the French Revolution.
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, horse, sea, death, female nudity, sex scene, illness, orphan, cemetery, singing, french revolution, male nudity, boat, cards, card playing, duel, blood, grave, cardinal the priest, wig, bare breasts, candle, actress playing multiple roles, stabbing, poisoned ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, vatican, london, venice, versailles, lisbon portugal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, serious and captivating films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, bare breasts, male nudity, kiss and sex mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Black Book: Casanova, Last Love (2019), The Return of Casanova (1992), Farewell, My Queen (2012), Ridicule (1996), One Nation, One King (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Casanova, Last Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The 45-year-old Casanova is in exile in London, where he meets a 25-year-old woman who is unimpressed by his overtures ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, touching, suspense
Plot: libertine, womanizer, older man younger woman relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, female nudity, unrequited love, love, crush, tragic love, sexual relations, sexual content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Return of Casanova (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After many years of rambling across Europe the aging Giacomo Casanova is impoverished. He wants to return to the Republic of Venice but he doesn't dare going there directly because he was a fugitive when he left. While he tries to find a way to ...
Plot: casanova, duel, wig, horse, cheating at cards, female nudity, card playing, sword fight, debt, older man younger woman relationship, loud sex, sword duel ...
Time: 18th century
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, master and servant, revolution, royal family, king, power relations, state affairs, lesbian subtext, society, life is a bitch, palaces castles and temples, downfall ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s
Place: versailles, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.4
 7K
Ridicule (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: royal court, footsie under the table, duel, intrigue, nudity (full frontal - brief), swamp, manipulation, bedroom, manipulations, ambition, society, court ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s
Place: versailles, france, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, martial law, arrest, execution, interrogation, poverty, feminism, female nudity, tree ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 122
Emma Hamilton (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Making of a Lady: The Story of Lady Hamilton is a 1968 historical drama film directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Michèle Mercier, Richard Johnson and John Mills.[1] It was based on the novel La San-Felice by Alexandre Dumas and depicts the ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, female nudity
Time: 18th century
Place: big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
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Lady Oscar (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at Versailles under King Louis XVI and Marie Antonette. Her privileged, noble life comes under fire ...
Plot: sword fight, poverty, mistress, lie, royal court, french revolution, tomboy, nobility, strong female lead, revolution, duel, loss of wife ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: versailles, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Lady and the Duke (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This breathtaking, visually experimental film from New Wave director Eric Rohmer tells the true story of Grace Dalrymple Elliot (Lucy Russell), a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: master and servant, french revolution, politics, aristocrat, battles, friendship, duke, rebelliousness, forbidden love, romance, society, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 272 min.
Story: Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Plot: intrigue, forbidden love, aristocracy, heir heiress, orphan, heir, self discovery, love and romance, society, dishonesty, love affair, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal, europe, spain, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, conspiracy, intrigue, romance, love and romance, state affairs, royal family, couple relations, couples, revenge, dishonesty, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 9K
Sergio (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A sweeping drama set in the chaotic aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq, where the life of top UN diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello hangs in the balance during the most treacherous mission of his career.
Plot: female nudity, missionary position, al qaeda, diplomacy, brazilian, un, bombing, terrorist attack, press conference, surprise attack, archive footage, rubble ...
Place: cambodia, rio de janeiro, indonesia, baghdad iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love Affair(s) (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Vacations in the French countryside. Daphne, three months pregnant, finds herself alone to welcome Maxime, her boyfriend François’ cousin. François had to leave in a hurry for Paris to cover for a sick colleague. For four days, while waiting ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: tourism, love, pregnant woman, love affair, romantic relationship, love and romance, in love, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: stylized, contemplative, realistic, serious, visually appealing ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, slavery, romance, ambassador, interracial romance, revolution, politics, couples, manners, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Luisa Sanfelice (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 200 min.
Story: An 18th-century true story about a rebel and his lover's attempt to overthrow the Italian monarchy.
Plot: death, mutiny, execution, unfaithful wife, italian history, napoleonic wars, cheating wife, empire fashion
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Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Passion of Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: witty, sexual, offbeat, sexy, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Love to Eternity (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liza slowly replaces Melampo, Giorgio's dog. While she accepts it, Giorgio forces her to wear collars and leashes.
Style: grotesque
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: historical character, queen, french history, princess, royal family, royal court, aristocracy, palaces castles and temples, french revolution, female protagonist, state affairs, french ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1770s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 6K
Zama (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Dominican Republic, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Switzerland, USA, Portugal, Lebanon
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto. Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the 17th century settled in Asunción, awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Plot: native, colonial america, swamp, female director, colony, loneliness, manuscript, tied up, male nudity, bare breasts, wig, governor ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paraguay, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A passionate love story set against a backdrop of sexual freedom, loosely based on the relationship between 19th century authors Pierre Loüys and Marie de Régnier
Style: sexy, atmospheric, emotional, tragic, controversial ...
Plot: cheating wife, erotica, cuckold, strong sexual content, female nudity, bohemian life, husband wife estrangement, horny wife, love and romance, adultery, sexual tension, art ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Save and Protect (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, West Germany
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Inspired by Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Sokurov’s Save and Protect recalls the most crucial events of Emma’s decline and fall: affairs with the aristocratic Rodolphe and the student Leon, the humiliation that follows her husband’s botching of ...
Plot: cuckolded husband, male nudity, sex, female full frontal nudity, hairy vagina, cheating wife, female nudity, male full rear nudity, amputation, vaginal penetration, funeral, death ...
Time: 1840s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Black Field (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 1654, Ottoman Empire, Greece. A Turkish Warrior arrives heavily wounded at a remote Christian female monastery and is nursed by Anthi, a young nun under the oath of silence. They fall in love against all odds. But Anthi is tormented by a dark ...
Plot: male nudity, gay, female nudity, nun, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
You and the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Around midnight, a young couple and their transvestite maid prepare for an orgy. Their guests will be The Slut, The Star, The Stud and The Teen.
Style: humorous, erotic, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: gender bending, eroticism, transvestism, couples, sex aid, sexual relations, couple relations, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotic dream, sex orgy, orgy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 529
Thirst Street (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Gina, an American flight attendant, falls in with a Parisian bartender on a layover only to find herself tangled in a web of deception, delusion and unrequited amour fou.
Plot: party, fire alarm, hit by a car, sex scene, hospital, suicide, bare breasts, love, karaoke, telephone call, ringing telephone, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 178
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 13K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, clever, baroque, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 10K
The Innocents (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: world war two, abbess, secret, ceremony, lie, interracial relations, syphilis, mother son relationship, chastity, female director, eyeglasses, russian soldier ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1940, post world war two
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 989
Ricordi? (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A long love story, seen through the memories of one young couple. The journey through the years of two individuals, united, divided, happy, unhappy, deeply in love, or in love with others, in a single stream of emotions and shades of feeling. Over ...
Plot: female nudity, male nudity, bathtub, dancing, dog, bare breasts, snowing, swimming pool, beach, flashback, love, memories ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Stealing Heaven (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Abelard, a famous teacher of philosophy at the cathedral school of Notre Dame, falls in love with one of his students, Héloïse d'Argenteuil. A sixteen-year old girl raised in a convent, Héloïse has an intellectual curiosity and rebels ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: nun, convent, pregnancy, celibacy, theology, medieval, love and romance, fall in love, romance, clergy, youth, unfulfillment ...
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Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Group Portrait with a Lady (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story follows the life of a regular German women Leni Gruyten during the 1930s and 1940s. Through her interactions with friends, family and other people she knows, the regular folks' perception of the Nazi era is shown. (IMDb)
Style: epic, pre war
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Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope-fiber suspension bridge in ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, contemplative
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Time: 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%