Movies like Last Year at Marienbad

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Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
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Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Original name: L'Année dernière à Marienbad
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic, mind bending, avant garde, enigmatic ...
Plot: hotel, new wave, mystery, obsession, amnesia, extramarital affair, card game, chateau, destiny, haunted by the past, statue, palaces castles and temples, couples, romance, surrealism, infidelity, love affair, wooing, memory, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, imagination, uncertainty, stream of consciousness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, atmospheric, serious and psychological films with plots about obsession, loneliness, art, pornography, storytelling, runaway and dialogue mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Last Year at Marienbad: Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963), The Moustache (2005), L'Immortelle (1963), The Bride Wore Black (1968), Spider (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chamber drama about a widow and her son who live in an antique shop in Boulogne. The widow invites a man whom she loved twenty-two years earlier to visit. Her son is haunted by Muriel, a young woman whose death he may have caused while serving as ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, clever, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: dealing with death, introspection, haunted by the past, mystery, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, human nature, obsession, tragic love, homecoming, road not taken, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
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95%
The Moustache (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One day, on a whim, Marc decides to shave off the moustache he's worn all of his adult life. He waits patiently for his wife's reaction, but neither she nor his friends seem to notice. Stranger still, when he finally tells them, they all ...
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, dark humor, serious ...
Plot: hotel, escape, couple relations, wife, joke, moustache, dinner, health, conspiracy, anger, marriage, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, france
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94%
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L'Immortelle (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A sad man meets a beautiful, secretive woman who may or may not be involved in some conspiracy ring dealing in kidnapped women used as prostitutes. After several days of their sadly passionate relationship she disappears. The sad man is unable to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, surreal, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, dealing with death, new wave, love affair, mystery, femme fatale, mysterious character, love and romance, power relations, oneiric, driving, surrealism
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: middle east, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose?
Style: french noir, stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, vengeance, mystery, investigation, repayment, femme fatale, small town, haunted by the past, crime, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mental illness, murder, past, betrayal, infidelity, delusion, mentally unstable, mystery, parents and children, secret, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, east end london, africa, britain
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52%
In Praise of Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Someone we hear talking - but whom we do not see - speaks of a project which describes the four key moments of love: meeting, physical passion, arguments/separation and making up. This project is to be told through three couples: young, adult and ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: golden years, master and servant, showbiz, filmmaking, politics, cinema, essay, graffiti, philosophy, book, car, pornography ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Million Dollar Hotel (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground where a lot of strange people had been living.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, murder, prostitute, misfit, insanity, hollywood, mystery, crimes, confidence, fbi, book, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: hotel, pregnancy, single parent, down on your luck, urban, twentysomething life, working class, couples, family relations, social relations, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 79 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, new wave, love and romance, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Stolen Kisses (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart Christine's father lands Antoine a job as a security guard, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, private detective, adultery, hotel room, eiffel tower paris, extramarital affair, night watchman, couples, new wave, prostitute, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.8
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The Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An unassuming office worker is arrested and stands trial, but he is never made aware of his charges.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: paranoia, courtroom, false accusation, courtroom drama, fighting the system, expressionism, anti heroes, legal action, uncover truth, frame up, future dystopia, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
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Bad Timing (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, inspector, love, nato, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe, morocco, campus, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, clever, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, hotel, subway, love, romance, destructive relationship, life turned upside down, urban, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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3 Women (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An awkward young teen working at a spa becomes overly attached to her fellow worker, a lonely outcast. They hang out at a bar owned by a strange pregnant artist and her has-been cowboy husband. Amid emotional crises, the three woman steal and trade ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: desert, suicide attempt, coma, painting, friendship, shooting range, avant-garde, dishonesty, artist, love and romance, couples, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 2K
Track 29 (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her long-lost son. Linda embraces Martin and in him finds a welcome reprieve from her unhappy marriage to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, adoption, mentally unstable, mystery, small town, hitchhiker, parents and children, haunted by the past, couples, family relations, mysterious character, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: stylized, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, party, nightclub, terminal illness, crumbling marriage, human nature, one day, introspection, couple relations, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, usa, los angeles, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: psychological, mind bending, twists and turns, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: strong sexual content, lesbian, uncover truth, hollywood, showbiz, mystery, amnesia, hallucination, postmodernism, surrealism, mysterious character, dreams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, featuring real people, sometimes moving, in an effort to ...
Style: serious, offbeat, stylized, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, riddles and clues, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, stolen painting, scene based on painting, painting, parody, oneiric, one day time span, painter, conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Under the Sand (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: beach, disappearance, missing person, fainting, delusion, tourist, mentally unstable, dealing with death, sadness, wife husband relationship, haunted by the past, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, gays and lesbians, composer, beach, homoeroticism, vacation, beauty, makeover, cholera, fall in love, homosexuality, boy ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, free will, pinball machine, female protagonist, new wave, life is a bitch, introspection, human nature, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Spider's Stratagem (1970)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Athos Magnani, a young researcher, returns to Tara, where his father was killed before his birth, at the request of Draifa. The father, also named Athos Magnani and looking exactly like the son, was killed by a fascist in 1936 -- or so says Draifa ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: opera, uncover truth, village, haunted by the past, mystery, assassination, investigation, crimes, deadly, snitch, buried truth, psychoanalysis ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Apartment (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A stylish suspense thriller that confounds the audience while presenting them with an extraordinary and elusive mystery. Max is a former playboy who has decided to settle down by marrying his current love, Muriel. However, during a business trip, ...
Style: psychological, clever, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love, apartment, infidelity, voyeur, cafe, intrigue, romance, mystery, fall in love, sex, marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, montmartre paris, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: dream, memory, writer's life, redemption, human nature, culture clash, water, self discovery, immolation, crisis, countryside, save the world ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Time (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, obsession, romance, disappearance, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, obsessive quest, friends, identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Confessional (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The year is 1952, in Quebec City. Rachel (16), unmarried and pregnant, works in the church. Filled with shame, she unburdens her guilt to a young priest, under the confidentiality of the confessional. In the present year of 1989, Pierre Lamontagne ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, mystery, haunted by the past, family relations, clergy, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, pregnancy, teenage life, deadly, society, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1989
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Passion of Anna (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Andreas, a man struggling with the recent demise of his marriage and his own emotional isolation, befriends a married couple also in the midst of psychological turmoil. In turn he meets Anna, who is grieving the recent deaths of her husband and son. ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: island, isolation, couples, opposites attract, friendship, love affair, chaos and mayhem, destiny, deadly, love and romance, architect, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 5K
Innocence (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: school, boarding school life, coming of age, innocence lost, boarding school, teenage life, mystery, youth, society, social relations, ballet, childhood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
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Inland Empire (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Poland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An actress's perception of reality becomes increasingly distorted as she finds herself falling for her co-star in a remake of an unfinished Polish production that was supposedly cursed.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic ...
Plot: identity, murder, circus, danger, infidelity, filmmaking, seance, makeup artist, debt, dancer, actress, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, california, europe, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Girlfriends (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Architect Paul Thomas insinuates himself into the relationship of two bisexual women living in a St. Tropez villa with tragic consequences.
Style: serious, sexual, sexy, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, gays and lesbians, holiday, gambling, lgbt, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, romance, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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