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An Impossible Love (2018)
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An Impossible Love (2018)
Original name: Un amour impossible
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Spans the period from 1958 to the present day and tells the story of an unconditional love between a mother and her daughter which is endangered by an unsteady and manipulative father.
Plot: incest, love, dancing, mental institution, female nudity, sex scene, suicide, train, psychologist, restaurant, beach, violence against women, singing, single mother, child abuse, alzheimer's disease, pregnant woman, newborn baby, painting, museum, roller skates, secretary, ex convict, class differences, loss of father ...
Time: 1950s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: france

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Most similar movies to An Impossible Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and melancholic films with plots about female nudity, cigarette smoking, kiss, dancing, mother daughter relationship, train and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like An Impossible Love: Summertime (2015), The Story of Piera (1983), Victoria (2016), Saint Laurent (2014), Promise at Dawn (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Summertime (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.
Plot: feminism, farm, mother daughter relationship, sisterhood, lgbt, lesbian interest, love, lesbian, lesbian relationship, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, women's liberation ...
Time: year 1971, year 1976
Place: paris france, france
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95%
The Story of Piera (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This sometimes confusing erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti though it focuses more on her mother Eugenia.
Plot: incest, eroticism, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, beach, masturbation, hospital, male nudity, loss of father, bicycle, female nudity, sex ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s
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68%
 6.2
 2K
Victoria (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Victoria Spick, a criminal lawyer who is single, turns up at a wedding and meets three men there: David, the father of her daughters; Vincent, a friend of hers; and Sam, a former drug dealer who she bailed out. The next day, Vincent is accused of ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, wedding, ex husband, daughter, female lawyer, single mother, psychologist, older woman younger man relationship, male nudity, courtroom, cell phone ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, rise to the top, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, ambition, artists and showbiz, male prostitute, gays and lesbians, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1963 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Promise at Dawn (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this tragi-comedy tells the romantic story of Romain Gary, one of the most famous French novelists and ...
Plot: airplane, doctor, kiss, horse riding, telephone call, horse, military, flashback, cigarette smoking, world war two, snow, painter ...
Time: year 1940, year 1938
Place: poland, paris france, mexico, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 3K
Redoubtable (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Myanmar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later gets married.
Plot: french new wave, cinema, husband wife relationship, radio, camera, restaurant, eyeglasses, student, typewriter, kiss, seaside, roller skates ...
Time: year 1967, year 1968, 1960s
Place: italy, south of france, paris france, europe, france
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53%
 6.3
 10K
Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, beach, love, snow, poet, boat, writer's life, romance, crumbling marriage, college ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, campus, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 380
Dark Inclusion (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Featuring menacing tracking shots; a cool, metallic color palette; surprising third-act reversals; and a terrific ensemble cast, Arthur Harari's first feature is a poised, stylish, and utterly assured revenge thriller in which, following his ...
Plot: diamond, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, shot to death, vomiting, fiancee, grave, cat, pigeon, train station, water hose, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Children of the Century (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
Plot: infidelity, feminism, fall in love, romance, writer's life, couple relations, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love affair, tragic love, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: italy, europe, france, venice, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. ...
Plot: interracial marriage, marriage, king, forbidden love, telephone, kiss, queen, wedding, crying man, sherry, lemonade, radio station ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, year 1947
Place: africa, england, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 7K
Vatel (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly. The prince wants a commission as a general, so the extravagances are to impress the king. In charge of all is the ...
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, baroque ...
Plot: prince, cook, master and servant, forbidden love, fall in love, romance, love and romance, tragic love, political intrigue, cooking and food, unfulfillment, power relations ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, netherlands, holland, versailles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 896
Rodin (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), man of the people, autodidact and revolutionary sculptor - the most brilliant of his era. At 42, Rodin meets Camille Claudel, a young woman desperate to become his assistant. He quickly acknowledges her as his most able ...
Plot: sculptor, tree, boat, doll, artist, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, female nudity, cathedral, sculpture, art gallery, nude ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 2K
Violette (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Born out of wedlock early in the last century, Violette Leduc meets Simone de Beauvoir in postwar Saint-Germain-des-Près. An intense lifelong relationship develops between the two women authors, based on Violette's quest for freedom through ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, writer's life, artists and showbiz, friends, feminism, lesbian relationship, gender, society, lesbian, lesbian kiss, film within a film, farm ...
Time: 20th century, year 1964, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, cancer, actress, backstage, stepmother stepson relationship, knocking on a door, femme fatale, beach house, photo shoot, coughing, pills, breast cancer ...
Time: year 1981, year 1979
Place: liverpool, england, manhattan new york city, california, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 1K
Down by Love (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man, a woman. A prison director, his inmate. An impossible love, a true story.
Plot: prison, love, sex scene, listening to music, kiss, handgun, black bra, blow job, white panties, panties, girl in panties, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Seduction of Inga (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After her boyfriend leaves her alone and penniless, Inga can only long for the love of another man devoted to satisfying her body and soul. Rolf, a young pop singer and musician, tries his best to seduce her, but she ultimately falls for Stig - a ...
Plot: cunnilingus, female nudity, female masturbation, female full frontal nudity, lesbian sex, sexploitation, seduction, prostitute, labia, guitar, guilty conscience, older man young girl relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 209
Chloé (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a violent dispute with her mother, sixteen-years old Chloé ends up in the streets with nowhere to go. Then she finds Jean-Michel, a charming young man who will lead her to prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, love, mother daughter estrangement, teenage girl, teenage prostitute, sex, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, bare breasts, dancing, runaway, pimp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 24K
Heartbeats (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Francis is a young gay man, Marie is a young straight woman and the two of them are best friends -- until the day the gorgeous Nicolas walks into a Montreal coffee shop. The two friends, instantly and equally infatuated, compete for Nicolas' ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, french, friendship, homosexual, menage a trois, love, gays and lesbians, intrigue, romance, lgbt, fall in love, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Plot: female protagonist, post world war two, suitcase, picnic, doctor, cigarette smoking, restaurant, marriage, flashback, newspaper, bare breasts, pubic hair ...
Time: 1950s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 12K
Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, psychological, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, mentor, poet, infidelity, pregnancy, gays and lesbians, romance, writer's life, crumbling marriage, lgbt, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, france, holland, paris france, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 837
Byron (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Life and adventures of lord George Gordon Byron. BBC dramatization of the poet's final thirteen years
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, romanticism
Audience: girls' night
Plot: womanizer, obsession, radical, sexual relations, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, politics, social misfits, writer's life, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: mediterranean sea, ottoman empire, athens greece, greece, albania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Station (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her ...
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, factual, touching ...
Plot: russian, golden years, writer's life, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, adultery, lifestyle, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy, seduction ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, romance, haunted by the past, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, breakup, fake accent, business meeting, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: france, hong kong, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.3
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, psychological, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, unfaithful wife, crumbling marriage, love affair, opposites attract, family problems, family in crisis, breakup, love triangle, extramarital affair, cuckolded husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Close My Eyes (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie. Now married, the relationship proves dangerously obsessional.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: incest, forbidden love, brother sister incest, marriage, wheelchair, wealth, river thames, brother sister relationship, siblings relations, destructive relationship, romance, taboo ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A French Gigolo (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marco leads a double life. As Marco, he is a construction worker but rich ladies craving sexual excitation know him as Patrick. As Marco he is married to Fanny, an ambitious young woman who has opened her own hairdressing salon in partnership with ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, beauty salon, hidden identity, hip hop, prostitute, eroticism, prostitution, romance, couple relations, suburbs, love affair, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 994
Carmen y Lola (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The love story of two gypsy girls.
Plot: love, lesbian kiss, female protagonist, lesbian, birthday, singing, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, dancing, airplane, mural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ash Is Purest White (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in China's underworld, this tale of love and betrayal follows a dancer who fired a gun to protect her mobster boyfriend during a fight. On release from prison 5 years later, she sets out to find him.
Plot: counterfeit money, gun shooting, video surveillance, man in a wheelchair, horse, cigarette smoking, money, dancing, debt, train station, bank note, motorcycle ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Goodbye First Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 15-year-old discovers the joys and heartaches of first love with an older teen, but in the ensuing years, cannot seem to move past their breakup.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage love, architecture, beach, letter, strike, romance, lovers reunited, love and romance, youth, couple relations, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 12K
Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: stylized, clever, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: poetry, literature, homosexuality, courtroom, gay, freedom, courtroom drama, poet, writer's life, society, artists and showbiz, censorship ...
Time: 1950s, 20s, 50s, year 1955, year 1957 ...
Place: arkansas, colorado, oklahoma, bronx new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%