Movies like Violette 2013

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Violette (2013)
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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 writing and on Simone's conviction that she holds in her hands the destiny of an extraordinary writer.
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious, psychological
Plot: lesbian relationship, friendship, writer's life, friends, society, gender, lesbian, couples, feminism, artists and showbiz, strong female presence, sex, gay, erotica, strong female character, ghost, pregnancy, money, motorcycle, writers, forest, food, obsession, stalker, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s, 1940s, post world war two, year 1972 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about kiss, drinking alcohol, drinking, drink, couples, love and romance and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Violette: Colette (2018), Kill Your Darlings (2013), The Children of the Century (1999), Saint Laurent (2014), The Mother and the Whore (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Colette (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French novelist, Colette, overcomes an abusive marriage to emerge as a leading writer in her country and a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Style: intellectual, based on true events, captivating, inspirational, lyrical
Plot: female writer, female protagonist, lesbian relationship, novelist, bisexuality, nobel prize, exploitation, woman, writers, manuscript, ghost writer, lesbian sex ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 1890s, 20th century, year 1900
Place: paris france, algeria, louisiana, france
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Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
Style: captivating, bleak, serious, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: poet, obsession, sexual tension, youth, friendship, mental illness, friends, gay, student life, murder, lifestyle, bohemian life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 2005, post world war two ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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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: sexy, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, destructive relationship, feminism, forbidden love, infidelity, sexuality, sex, gender, gender bending, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: paris france, venice, italy, europe, france ...
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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: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: fashion, gay, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, fashion designer, nudity (full frontal - brief), scandal, interview, male prostitute, sewing, gender ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1972 ...
Place: paris france, europe, france
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The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: psychological, serious, thought provoking, tense, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, introspection, sexual relations, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, china, hamburg germany ...
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Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, factual, sincere ...
Plot: poet, friendship, exhibitionism, friends, political unrest, coming of age, lifestyle, romance, writer's life, buddies, artists and showbiz, state affairs ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s, year 1936
Place: madrid, spain, europe, andalusia, barcelona spain ...
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The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, clever ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, moral dilemma, opera singer, siblings relations, love and romance, gay sex, sexual promiscuity, gender, family relations, childbirth ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1984
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, lyon ...
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: soldier, painter, conscientious objector, polyamory, romance, friendship, bittersweet, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, sexual relations ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
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59%
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Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, haunted by the past, dealing with death, love and romance, gender, contests and competitions, friends, transvestism, couples, performer's life, sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, egypt, madrid ...
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58%
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The Midwife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, ...
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: illness, doctor, hospital, cancer, friend, surgery, friendship, drinking, student, death, drinking alcohol, hospital room ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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58%
The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence. When his girlfried, Joan, tries to kill herself he gets ...
Style: talky, stylized, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, nightshift, suicide attempt, writer's life, suicide, romance, buddies, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, world war two, friends ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1960s, 50s ...
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, new mexico, mexico ...
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57%
Georgia O'Keeffe (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Biopic of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: rise to the top, couples, destructive relationship, couple relations, obsession, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, mortality, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 30s, 20s ...
Place: usa, new mexico, manhattan new york city, new york, wisconsin
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57%
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Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, depressing ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, drinking alcohol, tragic love, writer's life, couple relations, romance, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, new york, london
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Christopher and His Kind (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates include bewigged old queen Gerald Hamilton and ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: gay, self discovery, lifestyle, fall in love, political unrest, nightlife, strong sexual content, society, state affairs, gays and lesbians, fascism, gender ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1976 ...
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, berlin germany, england ...
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Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, sincere, sexy, serious ...
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, friendship, racism, love triangle, youth, betrayal, coming of age, couples, friends, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, lyon, new york, algeria ...
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Life of Riley (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, aging, disorder, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, elderly, bittersweet, friends, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, yorkshire, england
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56%
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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: serious, sexy, sexual, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, poet, gay teenager, writer's life, mentor, sodomy, gay sex, prodigy, romance, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: paris france, europe, africa, france, holland ...
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55%
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, countryside, siblings relations, teenage life, fall in love, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer, tomboy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
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54%
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Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: obsession, hollywood, showbiz, director, filmmaking, talented, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dreams, censorship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states
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54%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, family in crisis ...
Place: france, europe
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54%
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 romance, lesbian relationship, true love, gays and lesbians, countryside, lifestyle, breakup, couples, romance, politics, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, cleveland ohio, bolivia ...
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If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stories of three lesbian couples -- who live in the same house at different periods of time -- who are at a crossroads in their lives. In 1961, Edith loses her lover, Abby, to a stroke. Linda and Amy struggle with feminist issues in 1972. And, ...
Style: contemplative, sexy, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian couple, lgbt, feminism, marijuana, feminist, suburban life, strong female presence, bittersweet, gay slur, college life ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 21st century, 20th century ...
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54%
Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is ...
Style: sexy, thought provoking, sexual, controversial, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian mother, wartime life, woman in danger, world war two, nazi, against the odds, infidelity, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, year 1999 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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54%
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A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, breakup, fall in love, human nature, couples, artists and showbiz, love and romance, love triangle, adultery, husband wife relationship, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Our Happy Lives (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Six people whose lives are intertwined struggle to find happiness amid broken relationships and painful life changes.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, immigrants, sexual identity, gender, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, breakup, militant, couples, friends, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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54%
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, stylized, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbianism, feminism, lesbian sex, forbidden love, lesbian couple, love and romance, orphan, marriage, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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54%
The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, russian woman, writers, infidelity, psychologist, philosopher, older woman younger man relationship, prodigy, lifestyle, writer's life, ego clash ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 80s, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: california, los angeles, manhattan new york city, new york
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Julie Johnson (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Jersey housewife is dissatisfied with her everyday life because she is smarter than she or anyone else knows. While taking a computer class, Julie discovers her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. This is a story of ...
Style: sincere, touching, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, follow your dream, lifestyle, forbidden love, road not taken, human nature, parents and children, feminism, couples, love and romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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53%
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Intentions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renee leads a fulfilling life as a professor of theater, mother of two girls, and wife to a kind and successful husband. Her life of contentment is changed forever when she discovers an undeniable attraction between herself and a female graduate ...
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, infidelity, college, love and romance, forbidden love, introspection, fall in love, human nature, teachers and students, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
The Golden Era (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The story of writer Xiao Hong comes alive through memories of her great love affair, literary influence and escape from China during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: writer's life, love, political unrest, romance, society, family relations, inspiration, couples, rivalry, betrayal, literature, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia
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