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The Creatures (1966)
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The Creatures (1966)
Original name: Les Créatures
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a road accident, a writer, Edgar, and his wife, Mylène, take up residence on an island off the coast of France to recuperate. Edgar soon recovers from his injuries and begins writing his next novel, seeking inspiration from the local people. His wife, however, has lost her voice and can only communicate through written notes. The islanders grow suspicious of the reclusive couple, their unease soon turning to aggression. Edgar is equally anxious about his neighbors, particularly a solitary widower, Ducasse, who has taken charge of a large consignment of crates. What secret project is Ducasse engaged in – and can it explain the strange behavior of the islanders?
Style: psychological, serious, contemplative, stylized
Plot: village, pregnancy, island, writer's life, chess, misfit, couple relations, village life, mute or deaf, artists and showbiz, new wave, couples, fish out of water, social relations, female director, game, vacation, deaf, novel, car accident, husband wife relationship, novelist, fantasy becomes reality, writing
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, contemplative and psychological films with plots about couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), death and family relations mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Creatures: They Came Back (2004), The Marvelous Visit (1974), Irene (2009), The Sun Also Rises (2007), Nelly (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
They Came Back (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The lives of the residents of a small French town are changed when thousands of the recently dead inexplicably come back to life and try to integrate themselves into society that has changed for them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, contemplative
Plot: small town, supernatural, haunted by the past, friendship, social relations, deadly, back from the dead, husband wife reunion, undead, zombie, village life, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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95%
The Marvelous Visit (1974)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One morning, the rector of a small French village comes across a young man, lying unclothed and unconscious on a deserted beach. Intrigued, the rector has the young man carried back to his home. When he awakes the stranger calmly identifies himself ...
Style: serious, stylized, touching, sentimental, offbeat
Plot: angel, fish out of water, miraculous event, homecoming, village life, down on your luck, supernatural romance, disorder, social relations, love and romance, hopes, clergy ...
Place: france, brittany
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80%
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Irene (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A video diary shot and recorded by the filmmaker, using little more than his imagination and the happenstance and flow of the everyday, finally layering in a lifetime of memories.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: introspection, couple relations, love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, danger, filmmaking, dealing with death, hopes, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, video camera ...
Time: year 1972
Place: france, europe, paris france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Sun Also Rises (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A polyptych of interconnected stories in different time-zones, shifting between a Yunnan village, a campus, and the Gobi Desert.
Style: realistic, serious, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspense ...
Plot: violence spree, village life, couple relations, mental illness, unlikely couple, contests and competitions, single parent, village, university, pregnancy, false accusation, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 70s, contemporary, 90s ...
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Nelly (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The four days following the death of a small town doctor, seen through the eyes of Nelly, his wife, a nurse.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: village, village life, sexual relations, couples, social relations, love and romance, death, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, romance, bittersweet, love and romance, dishonesty, new wave, couple relations, fall in love, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Long Absence (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Long Absence (French: Une aussi longue absence) is a 1961 French film directed by Henri Colpi. It tells the story of Therese (Alida Valli), a café owner mourning the mysterious disappearance of her husband sixteen years earlier. A tramp arrives ...
Style: sincere, emotional, gloomy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: cafe, memory loss, couple relations, haunted by the past, human nature, physical appearance, hopes, romance, life is a bitch, couples, amnesia, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, terminal illness, family relations, couples, family problems, artists and showbiz, couple relations, pregnancy, unfulfillment, strong female presence, bullfighting, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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August Winds (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Shirley has left the big city to live in a small seaside town and look after her elderly grandmother. She drives a tractor on a local coconut plantation, loves rock music and wants to be a tattoo artist. She feels trapped in the tiny coastal ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, realism, social relations, village life, village, large penis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, care, nudity (full frontal - brief), dealing with death, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, theater, workplace, couples, family problems, boss and employee, love and romance, friendship, strong female presence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Goodbye to Language (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: About a man who’s angry at his wife because she’s met another man on a park bench and they no longer even speak the same language.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: dog, introspection, battle of the sexes, couple relations, infidelity, human nature, crumbling marriage, love, communication problem, fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Agnès Varda eloquently captures Paris in the sixties with this real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy. A chronicle of the minutes of one woman’s life, Cléo from 5 to 7 is a spirited mix of ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, sincere, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: cancer, soldier, model, singer, new wave, love and romance, unfulfillment, human nature, couple relations, terminal illness, introspection, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 14K
Red Desert (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Amid the modern wastelands and toxic factories of Italy, wife and mother Giuliana (Monica Vitti) desperately tries to conceal her tenuous grip on reality from those around her, especially her successful yet neglectful husband, Ugo (Carlo Chionetti). ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: fog, factory, society, car accident, loneliness, anxiety, depression, mother son relationship, couple relations, mental illness, countryside, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
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Heartbeat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mistress (Catherine Deneuve) of a wealthy man misses material comforts when she leaves him for a younger lover.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, couple relations, social differences, infidelity, society, couples, love and romance, lovers reunited, crumbling marriage, breakup, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: love affair, society, couples, political unrest, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, starting over, hopes, state affairs, lovers reunited, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 70s, 80s, 60s ...
Place: germany, italy, new york, asia, kazakhstan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I'm Going Home (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The comfortable daily routines of aging Parisian actor Gilbert Valence, 76, are suddenly shaken when he learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car crash. Having to take care of his now-orphaned grandson, he struggles to ...
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: orphan, family problems, getting home, actor's life, love and romance, hopes, dealing with death, death in the family, couple relations, couples, male female relationship, old age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, writer's life, introspection, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, playwright, society, friendship, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 195
Labrador (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A desolate, windswept island. Stella and Oskar, a young couple, visit Stella's father Nathan who lives alone with his labrador. Stella is pregnant and looking forward to having a baby, but Oskar appears to have doubts. When Oskar falls prey to ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, captivating, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: family relations, rivalry, intrigue, couples, dishonesty, pregnancy, couple relations, manipulation, island, pets, manipulations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Beauty of the Day (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, unfaithful wife, brothel, sexual relations, sexual perversion, infidelity, psycho sexual, masochism, obsession, sexual exploration, double life, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Girl on the Train (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Girl on the Train is a 2009 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. Jeanne is a young woman, striking but otherwise without qualities. Her mother tries to get her a job in the office of a lawyer, Bleistein, her lover years ago. Jeanne ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: anti semitism, destructive relationship, false accusation, human nature, couple relations, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, journalism, seduction, suburbs, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Through the Olive Trees (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director, and the actors. The local actors play a couple who got married right after the earthquake. In reality, the actor is ...
Style: contemplative, mind bending, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: filmmaking, couples, fictional reality, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, unfulfillment, actor's life, couple relations, film within a film, new wave, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hanezu (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese novel written by Masako Bando, the story revolves around Kayoko who lives with one man (Tetsuya) but is in love with another (Takumi).
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: social differences, village life, social relations, society, human nature, village, love, male female relationship, mountain, pregnancy, sculptor, pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, ancient history
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Portugal, Spain, France, Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A magical tale about a young photographer who falls madly in love with a woman he can never have, except in his dreams. Late one night, Isaac is summoned by a wealthy family to take the last photograph of a young bride, Angelica, who mysteriously ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, contemplative, captivating, serious ...
Plot: hotel, loss of daughter, death in the family, family relations, fall in love, ghost, romance, couples, photographer, friendship, death, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Inner Life of Martin Frost (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Portugal, France, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A writer awakens one day to find a strange but beautiful woman in bed with him. He quickly falls in love with her, thinking he has found his muse, but as time passes she becomes more and more unattainable.
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: introspection, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, ghost, unfulfilled love, fall in love, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, writer's life, passion, figment ...
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42%
Godard's Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While shooting a film, the director becomes interested in the unfolding struggle of a young factory worker that has been laid off by a boss who did not like her union activities.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: filmmaking, performer's life, price of justice, destructive relationship, infidelity, hotel, couple relations, obsession, showbiz, factory, celebrity culture, anti semitism ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Waiting for the Tenor (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The author Thomas meets his childhood friend Hoffman on an autumn night in 1997. They decide to let a dream come true: to make a film of a play by Thomas, Veranda for a Tenor, with Hoffman in the lead role. The story takes us back to the summer of ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: film within a film, friendship, alcohol abuse, writer's life, artists and showbiz, couple relations, terminal illness, introspection, filmmaking, couples, bittersweet, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 29K
Contempt (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A philistine in the art film business, Jeremy Prokosch is a producer unhappy with the work of his director. Prokosch has hired Fritz Lang (as himself) to direct an adaptation of "The Odyssey," but when it seems that the legendary filmmaker ...
Style: talky, cynical, thought provoking, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, director, sexism, filmmaking, screenwriter, jealousy, car accident, new wave, writer's life, showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
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Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: suburbs, murder, relationship vs career, family life, friends, family relations, social relations, couples, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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40%
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gabriel is a man who on the surface has it all-successful professional life as an architect, a beautiful wife, Annie, and a devoted young daughter, Elizabeth. But slowly it dawns on him that he is not really happy. Gabriel decides that he wants to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, contemplative, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, family life, midlife crisis, introspection, family relations, writer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couples, playwright, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Single Girl (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Parisian must make major decisions about pregnancy, a job and her boyfriend.
Style: contemplative, gloomy, atmospheric, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, family problems, family relations, couples, society, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%