Movies like An Impossible Love

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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: father daughter incest, incest, mother daughter relationship, 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, office worker, kitten, newborn baby, painting, museum, roller skates ...
Time: 1950s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: france

Most similar movies to An Impossible Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and sexual films with plots about female nudity, dancing, kiss, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship, romance and sex mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like An Impossible Love: Summertime (2015), The Story of Piera (1983), Victoria (2016), Sylvia (2003), Saint Laurent (2014). 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: lesbian, mother daughter relationship, feminism, farm, lesbian relationship, sisterhood, lesbian interest, lgbt, love, fire, train, lesbian kiss ...
Time: year 1976, year 1971
Place: france, paris 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, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, eroticism, lesbian lover, shock treatment, dysfunctional family, actress, attempted rape, temple, doctor, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
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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, daughter, ex husband, mental breakdown, taking a photograph, dog, restaurant, little girl, kiss, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, snow, love, beach, poet, boat, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, writer's life ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, campus, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: realistic, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: fashion, fashion designer, gay, gender, couples, strong sexual content, couple relations, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, drugs/alcohol, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1971 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: seaside, la marseillaise, mosquito, sex scene, duel, education, novel, diabetes, gun duel, anti semitism, painter, military ...
Time: year 1940, year 1938
Place: poland, africa, mexico, paris france
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56%
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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: radio, typewriter, husband wife relationship, eyeglasses, restaurant, camera, student, kiss, suicide attempt, car on fire, seaside, older man younger woman ...
Time: year 1967, year 1968, 1960s
Place: south of france, france, italy, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: gun, loss of father, train, phone booth, burglar, burglary, cousin, telephone conversation, thesis, female full frontal nudity, singing, death of father ...
⇓ 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: sexual, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: feminism, infidelity, destructive relationship, romance, couple relations, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love affair, couples, gender bending, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: italy, france, europe, venice, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France, Botswana
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, election, boxing, hotel, reporter, suitcase, betrayal, girl, rain ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: africa, england, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
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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, captivating, realistic, serious, baroque ...
Plot: cook, prince, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, political intrigue, cooking and food, power relations, forbidden love, tragic love, master and servant ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, netherlands, holland, versailles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, feminism, gender, society, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lesbian relationship, cigarette smoking, money, promise, flashback ...
Time: 20th century, year 1972, year 1964, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Immoral Tales (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four erotic tales from in various historical eras. The first, 'The Tide', is set in the present day, and concerns a student and his young female cousin stranded on the beach by the tide, secluded from prying eyes. 'Therese ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, sexy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, pope, mass murder, anthology, beach, sexual relations, looking for sex, gays and lesbians, curses spells and rituals, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 15th century, 17th century, 19th century, middle ages, renaissance
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, classroom, restaurant, marriage, cigarette smoking, soldier, crucifix, post world war two, miscarriage, sewing, illness, woman wearing black lingerie ...
Time: 1950s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, new york city skyline, breast sucking, bead curtain, theatre audience, ambulance, crying woman, pub, mirror, sleeping, terminal illness ...
Time: year 1979, year 1981
Place: liverpool, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, sex, prostitute, teenage prostitute, teenage girl, mother daughter estrangement, female protagonist, female removes her clothes, white panties, train, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: lesbian sex, car accident, female masturbation, lust, female full frontal nudity, nightclub, suicide, jealousy, prostitute, sex, sexploitation, loss of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: tree, doll, nude, lover, bare breasts, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, artist, boat, rowboat, cathedral, photograph ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, emotional, serious, factual, touching ...
Plot: russian, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, golden years, writer's life, lifestyle, adultery, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy, secretary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, psychological, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, lgbt, romance, writer's life, sexual relations, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, france, holland, paris france, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Little Tickles (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Odette is eight, she likes to dance and draw. Why would she be wary of a friend of her parents who offers to play "Tickling"? Once an adult, Odette frees her word, and plunges body and soul into her career as a dancer, in the whirlwind of ...
Plot: child rape, dance school, underwater scene, psychologist, abused child, courtroom, swimming pool, dancer, traumatic childhood, advertisement, pedophilia, sexual predator ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, psychological, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, unfaithful wife, cuckolded husband, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, love affair, family problems, family in crisis, jealous spouse, breakup, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 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, realistic, gloomy, tense, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, homosexual, friendship, french, menage a trois, gays and lesbians, love, romance, friends, gender, sexual identity, sexual exploration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec, canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.3
 3K
Quantum Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.
Style: serious, psychological, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, fall in love, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, moral dilemma, unfulfilled love, family, love, hotel, hotel room, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage love, letter, architecture, beach, strike, architect, couples, lovers reunited, youth, childhood sweetheart, lovers apart, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: stylized, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, forbidden love, wheelchair, marriage, brother sister relationship, wealth, river thames, siblings relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Carmen y Lola (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The love story of two gypsy girls.
Plot: romance, graffiti, lesbian love, runaway, internet cafe, blowing out candles on a birthday cake, 17 year old, street market, forbidden love, gypsy, birthday, love ...
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: radical, obsession, womanizer, sexual relations, romance, writer's life, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, society, politics, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: greece, athens greece, albania, india, ottoman empire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, humorous, realistic, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: infidelity, beauty salon, disorder, suburbs, dishonesty, couples, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 1K
Princess (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happier than the rest of us?
Plot: suicide, shock treatment, mother daughter estrangement, childhood, alcoholic, depression, mental health, mental patient, patient, lobotomy, treatment, childhood trauma ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%