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
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, painter, lesbian, lesbian couple, island, forced marriage, female protagonist, painting, love, portrait, portrait painting, arranged marriage, forbidden love, female nudity, kiss, female director, beach, pregnancy, money, cave, food, blonde, running ...
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, serious and sexy films with plots about lesbian, lesbian kiss, lesbian relationship, female nudity, lesbian romance, love and romance and lgbt mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Portrait of a Lady on Fire: Carol (2015), Water Lilies (2007), The Handmaiden (2016), Disobedience (2017), Carmen y Lola (2018). 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, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian love, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, age difference, impossible love, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, divorce, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1953
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city
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100%
 6.7
 9K
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, serious, sexy, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, loss of virginity, lesbian, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, youth, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, teenager, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
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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 sex, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, seduction, escape, inheritance, lust, jealousy, maid ...
Time: 1930s
Place: japan, south korea, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 24K
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, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, childhood friends, cheating wife, childhood friend, scandal, husband wife relationship ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, birthday, forbidden love, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 9K
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, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian relationship, romance, love and romance, engagement, couple relations, couples, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, spain, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: lesbian relationship, lgbt, lesbian sex, emotional abuse, intolerance, society, secrets, love and romance, parent child relationship, female director, beekeeper, working class ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, factual, psychological, captivating, based on true events
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian love, polyamory, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, female writer, doomed love, anxiety, female protagonist, mental illness ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Eloïse's Lover (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sensuous and ethereal story of two young women falling in love for the first time. Young, beautiful Àsia lies in a coma, her mother and boyfriend keeping constant vigil by her side. In flashback we see what led up to her accident, her life ...
Style: sincere, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, hospital, coma, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, family relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4K
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: pink cinema, sincere, erotic, sweet
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian relationship, feminism, farm, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, love, lesbian sex, fall in love, falling in love, countryside ...
Time: year 1971, year 1976, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants: Alex, a would be circus performer addicted to alcohol and sedatives and Michele, a painter driven to a life ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homeless, romance, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, life is a bitch, rise and fall, blind character, painting, love, dishonesty, beggar ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian love, coming out, lesbian couple, family argument, lesbian interest, female director, supermarket, wedding ceremony, wedding reception, thanksgiving ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
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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: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, touching
Plot: lesbian love, woman undressing, forbidden love, obsession, mother daughter relationship, teenage crush, manipulation, teenage girl, abuse, lesbian interest, family argument, tomboy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When Night Is Falling (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prudish woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman whom works at a local carnival which comes to town.
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, touching, experimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, gay slur, sexual relations, romance, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: semi serious, touching, contemplative, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbian interest, lesbian sex, love and romance, romance, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, middle east, jordan, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: sentimental, touching, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, true love, gays and lesbians, countryside, lifestyle, romance, breakup, couples, ghost, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, bolivia, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, touching, atmospheric, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, lesbian love, explicit sex, lesbian relationship, lovers, coming of age, lgbt, gender, french, sexuality, lesbian couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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 ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: provence, female protagonist, post world war two, marriage of convenience, female director, nude, learning the truth, breast kissing, unrequited love, pain, cure, loveless marriage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 interest, lgbt, lesbian relationship, strong sexual content, lesbian romance, lesbian couple, prostitute, self discovery, lesbian sex, first lesbian experience, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, boarding school life, passion, friendship, teenage love, secret, roommate, teenage life, boarding school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, forbidden love, island, family relations, gays and lesbians, gender, village life, village, coming out ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sicily, italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
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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
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian interest, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, lesbianism, lesbian, black cat, photograph, lgbtq, female female kiss, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, love affair, wedding, power of love, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, siblings relations, teenage life, fall in love, countryside, gays and lesbians, friendship, lgbt, summer, tomboy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 311
Sancharram (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Kiran is mortified by her growing lesbian desire for the effervescent Delilah in an idyllic Indian village where arranged marriage is the only acceptable form of coupling.
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian interest, lesbian, lesbianism, grandmother, conformity, taboo, best friend, coming of age, scandal ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 10K
Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: touching, inter cultural, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming out, generation gap, romance, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent, loneliness, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, hong kong, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: captivating, touching, emotional, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian romance, feminism, lesbianism, forbidden love, love and romance, orphan, marriage of convenience, marriage, betrayal, inheritance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 6K
Fire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 104 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, realistic, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: lesbian, infidelity, lesbian relationship, lgbt, friendship, family relations, forbidden love, self discovery, arranged marriage, lesbian romance, hinduism, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, new delhi, taj mahal, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, love and romance, gender, life is a bitch, injustice, self discovery, society, rebellion, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 370
Hannah Free (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about a lifelong love affair between an independent spirit and the woman she calls home.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, lesbian relationship, aging, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian lover, lesbian, lesbian love, romance, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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