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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: horse, sea, death, female nudity, sex scene, orphan, cemetery, boat, cards, duel, blood, singing, wig, bare breasts, candle, male nudity, actress playing multiple roles, grave, stabbing, illness, poisoned, vatican, cardinal the priest, french revolution, napoleon bonaparte
Time: 18th century
Place: venice, paris france, versailles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and dramatic films with plots about female nudity, death, bare breasts, male nudity, infidelity, kiss and dancing mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Black Book: Farewell, My Queen (2012), The Affair of the Necklace (2001), Lady Oscar (1979), Emma Hamilton (1968), The Royal Exchange (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: royal court, master and servant, dead rat, austrian, lady in waiting, embroidery, revolution, royal family, downfall, palaces castles and temples, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1700s
Place: europe, france, paris france, versailles
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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: epic, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: intrigue, politics, forgery, revenge, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, rivalry, state affairs, couples, couple relations, royal family ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: france, europe, paris france, versailles, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: death in childbirth, peasant, royal court, secret door, beggar, woman dressed as man, gender roles, harpsichord, woman in uniform, childhood friend, husband wife relationship, female nudity ...
Time: 1770s
Place: versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, female nudity, lesbianism
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Royal Exchange (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: monarchy, child bride, king of france, death, lesbian, princess, dog, king, boat, doll, gay, cat ...
Time: 18th century
Place: versailles
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Genre: Drama
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 ...
Plot: french revolution, guillotine, execution, arrest, thief, french history, childbirth, tree, poverty, horse, king, little girl ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, paris france, versailles
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Despite the Night (2015)
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Country: France, Canada
Duration: 156 min.
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Young and talented Han van Meegeren is a rebel in the early 1920's Amsterdam art-scene. Because he paints in the style of his idols Rembrandt and Vermeer, critics find his work old-fashioned and they call him a copycat. Just to prove a point, ...
Plot: barefoot male, male objectification, sex scene, male nudity, painter, female nudity
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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 ...
Plot: world war two, abbess, pregnant, pregnant woman, red cross, caesarean birth, atheist, newborn baby, photograph, doctor, baby, dancing ...
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Schweigeminute (2016)
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: A minute's silence is being observed in the grammar school of Hirtshafen, a small fishing town on the Baltic shore - in memory of Stella Petersen, the school's young English teacher. For one of her students, however, Stella was more than a ...
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Beloved Sisters (2014)
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