Movies like Portrait of a Lady on Fire

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
Original name: Portrait de la jeune fille en feu
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the 18th century, an artist is commissioned to paint a young woman's wedding portrait.
Style: touching, scenic, disturbing, bleak, suspense, bilingual
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, painter, lesbianism, lesbian couple, forced marriage, island, female protagonist, painting, love, portrait, portrait painting, lesbian interest, arranged marriage, forbidden love, lesbian attraction, lgbt, lesbian sex, female nudity, kiss, female artist, lgbtqi, lgbtq ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: brittany

Most similar movies to Portrait of a Lady on Fire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sexy and psychological films with plots about lesbian, lesbian kiss, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian romance, female nudity and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Portrait of a Lady on Fire: Carol (2015), Ammonite (2020), The Handmaiden (2016), Disobedience (2017), Water Lilies (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, forbidden love, older woman younger woman relationship, impossible love, lesbian sex, age difference, gays and lesbians, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1953
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa, manhattan new york city
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Ammonite (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 1840s England, an infamous fossil hunter and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, contemplative, intellectual ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lgbt, fossil, cunnilingus, lesbian sex, paleontologist, female protagonist, female scientist, scientist ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, victorian era
Place: london
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100%
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The Handmaiden (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 145 min.
Story: 1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. ...
Style: erotic, melancholic, tense, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, seduction, lust, inheritance, maid, escape, jealousy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: japan, south korea, tokyo
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88%
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Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, sincere, depressing, ambiguous ending
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, female nudity, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian sex, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, childhood friends, orthodox jew, cheating wife, childhood friend ...
Place: london
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80%
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Water Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during a sultry summer in a French suburb, Marie is desperate to join the local pool's synchronized swimming team, but is her interest solely for the sake of sport or for a chance to get close to Floriane, the bad girl of the team? Sciamma, ...
Style: psychological, sexy, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, loss of virginity, teenage sexuality, masturbation, coming of age, lesbian love, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, unfulfilled love, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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80%
Vita & Virginia (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly ...
Style: factual, sentimental, psychological, captivating, based on true events
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, first lesbian experience, lesbian, polyamory, lesbian couple, female writer, female protagonist, doomed love, anxiety ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
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100%
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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.
Style: erotic, sincere, sweet, pink cinema
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, feminism, farm, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, love, countryside, falling in love, fall in love ...
Time: year 1976, year 1971, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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100%
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Summerland (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, world war two, lesbian couple, writers, lesbian, love, female director, female writer, schoolboy ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 40s
Place: london
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100%
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Kiss Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mia (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and Frida (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, romance, love and romance, engagement, female orgasm, lesbian sex, coming out, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, spain
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75%
Below Her Mouth (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An unexpected affair quickly escalates into a heart-stopping reality for two women whose passionate connection changes their lives forever.
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian lover, erotica, lesbian interest, female orgasm ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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44%
The Sea Purple (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di Mare, presents a uniquely engaging portrait of family, community and gender roles in ...
Style: serious, touching, disturbing, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian romance, village life, forbidden love, island, family relations, lesbianism, gays and lesbians, gender, village ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sicily, italy, mediterranean sea
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100%
The World Unseen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, love and romance, forbidden love, gender, self discovery, injustice, society, life is a bitch, rebellion, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: south africa, africa
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100%
Tell It to the Bees (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the ...
Style: sad, psychological, touching, thought provoking, romantic
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, emotional abuse, intolerance, secrets, love and romance, parent child relationship, society, lesbian, failed marriage, beekeeper ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: scotland
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50%
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, touching, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, lesbian relationship, explicit sex, lesbian love, lovers, lgbt, coming of age, sexuality, youth, teenage sexuality, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
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33%
Jenny's Wedding (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jenny Farrell is getting married. But how will her straight-laced family react when they find out that the woman they thought was their daughter’s roommate is actually her fiancée? As the old-fashioned Farrells attempt to come to terms with the ...
Style: touching, sexy, psychological, humorous, light ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian, coming out, lesbian couple, marital argument, family argument, couples, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, closeted homosexual, lesbian interest ...
Place: cleveland ohio, new york
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Cat Skin (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A shy and troubled photography student's life is illuminated when her voyeuristic nature behind the camera lens leads her to a beautiful and confident girl.
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, unusual plot structure, light, contemplative
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, lgbt, photographer, lesbian interest, gay slur, lesbian, lesbianism, student, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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100%
A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: sexy, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, prostitute, lesbian couple, strong sexual content, self discovery, first lesbian experience, lesbian cunnilingus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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100%
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Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: sexual, erotic, atmospheric, sexy, serious ...
Plot: lesbian sex, sexual relations, lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbianism, lesbian romance, lesbian love, love and romance, lgbt, lesbian relationship, female masturbation, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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Lost and Delirious (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, depressing, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian lover, passion, lesbian love, friendship, teenage love, boarding school life, secret, lesbian relationship, roommate, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, semi serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lgbt, older woman younger woman relationship, forbidden love, teachers and students, lesbian sex, school, love affair, lesbianism, couples, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne australia, melbourne, australia
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Benedetta (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Netherlands
Story: The story of Sister Benedetta Carlini, a 15th century nun who was hailed as a visionary but later accused of fabricated miracles, homosexuality and other charges, and imprisoned for 35 years.
Style: psychological, sentimental, sexy, melancholic, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: nun, lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian, lgbt, convent, catholicism, love, love and romance, couples, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century, 15th century
Place: europe
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100%
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Allure (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Plagued by the abuse of her past and the turmoil of failed intimate encounters, Laura struggles to find a lover and a sense of normalcy. Her beacon of hope comes in sixteen year-old Eva, a talented pianist disillusioned by the life her mother ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, psycho sexual, touching
Plot: lesbian love, woman undressing, obsession, mother daughter relationship, abuse, forbidden love, teenage crush, teenage girl, manipulation, lesbian interest, family argument, marital argument ...
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The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In nineteenth century Yorkshire wealthy orphan Anne Lister lives with an aunt and uncle, anxious for her to marry well and blissfully unaware that she is a lesbian,recording her thoughts and exploits in a coded diary. When her lover Mariana Belcombe ...
Style: touching, captivating, emotional, stylized, serious ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbianism, feminism, forbidden love, lesbian couple, love and romance, lesbian seduction, orphan, marriage, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbian sex, love and romance, romance, self discovery, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, middle east, jordan
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Fire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage.
Style: sexy, touching, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, infidelity, lgbt, hinduism, family relations, self discovery, friendship, forbidden love, arranged marriage, lesbian romance, lesbian love ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, new delhi, asia, taj mahal, canada
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The World to Come (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two women who forge a close connection despite their isolation in the mid-19th-century American frontier.
Style: controversial, psychological, disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, couple relations, husband wife relationship, lovers apart, tragic event, coping, nature, female protagonist, death, star crossed lovers, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s
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100%
Looking for Cheyenne (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her true love, behind. The latter, a teacher who loves her job, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, true love, gays and lesbians, countryside, lifestyle, breakup, couples, romance, politics, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, cleveland ohio, italy ...
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27%
My Summer of Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Style: psychological, sincere, melancholic, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lgbt, siblings relations, teenage life, fall in love, countryside, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer, tomboy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
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26%
Carmen y Lola (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The love story of two gypsy girls.
Style: touching, thought provoking, captivating, sincere
Plot: lesbian love, gypsy, love, romance, 16 year old, family relations, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, female protagonist, racism, forbidden love, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid
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Liz in September (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A terminally ill lesbian bonds with a woman who lost her son to cancer.
Plot: lesbian, seduction, female director, party, lgbt, lgbtq, lesbian kiss, terminal illness, womanizer, supermodel, model
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