Movies like Heaven's Heart

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Heaven's Heart
Original name: Himlens hjärta
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two couples, old friends, end up in a heated debate over adultery at a dinner party.
Style: talky, serious, clever, realistic, psychological
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, suburbs, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, midlife crisis, suburban life, thirtysomething life, dishonesty, couples, family problems, best friends, estrangement, society, unfulfillment, anniversary, dinner, house, divorce, marriage
Place: denmark, sweden
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Scenes from a Marriage
Drama
Sweden
283 min.
 8.5
Faces
Drama
USA
130 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to Heaven's Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and talky films with plots about unfulfillment, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Heaven's Heart: Signs & Wonders (2000), A Delicate Balance (1973), Scenes from a Marriage (1973), Faces (1968), Daybreak (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Signs & Wonders
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
Style: talky, clever, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, germany, greece, sweden
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System:   95%
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A Delicate Balance
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans three days in the life of Agnes and Tobias, an upper middle class couple who share their comfortable suburban Connecticut home with her acerbic alcoholic sister Claire. It is matriarch Agnes who helps the quartet maintain a delicate ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, golden years, crumbling marriage, suburbs, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, alcohol abuse, family gatherings, family in crisis, midlife crisis, suburban life ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
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System:   87%
    User:   77%
 
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Scenes from a Marriage
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
Story: Ten years of Marianne and Johan's relationship are presented. We first meet them ten years into their marriage. He is a college professor, she a divorce lawyer. They say that they are happily married - unlike their friends Katarina and Peter ...
Style: talky, realistic, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, marriage, divorce, crumbling marriage, relationships, love, romance, introspection, honest, love story, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   66%
 
 7.7
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Faces
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, clever, serious, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, suburbs, betrayal, male nudity, drinking, crumbling marriage, human nature, character study, crime gone awry, introspection, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
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System:   69%
    User:   60%
 
 7.1
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Daybreak
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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System:   68%
    User:   80%
 
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Sofie
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: talky, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, infidelity, unfulfilled love, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, family relations, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: denmark, europe
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System:   67%
    User:   64%
 
 6.2
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Coast to Coast
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Contemporary story of a couple whose marriage has gone astray, partly due to the infidelity of both partners and also the fact that their eldest son was killed in a car accident 8 years before.
Style: serious, gloomy, talky, clever, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, on the road, human nature, introspection, couple relations, suburbs, road trip, couples, family problems, battle of the sexes, infidelity, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   72%
 
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 6.5
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A Doll's House
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring to his ...
Style: talky, sincere, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, family in crisis, society, couples, family problems, gender, unsupportive spouse, feminism, human nature, introspection, social differences ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   56%
 
 7.5
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Faithless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, betrayal, loneliness, relationships, swedish, guilt, romance, love affair, marriage, parents and children, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, tokyo, paris france
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System:   57%
    User:   59%
 
 7.1
 2K
Worlds Apart
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The daughter of a Jehovah's Witness is forced to choose between religion and love when she falls for someone outside her faith.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, psychological
Plot: clergy, lovers reunited, school, suburban life, hopes, suburbs, love and romance, society, youth, couples, crumbling marriage, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   50%
 
Shoot the Moon
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: divorce, infidelity, dysfunctional family, suburbs, adultery, family drama, fall in love, marriage, period piece, secrets, family life, parenthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
 6.0
 476
A Doll's House
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A childish wife reveals surprising strength when faced with blackmail. A modern version of Ibsen's play.
Style: sincere, serious, psychological, talky, clever ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, family in crisis, society, unfulfillment, women's rights, friend, friendship, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, feminism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
The Happy Ending
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The triumphs and failures of middle age as seen through the eyes of runaway American housewife Mary Wilson (Jean Simmons), a woman who believes that ultimate reality exists above and beyond the routine procedures of conscious, uninspired, everyday ...
Style: serious, disturbing, gloomy, realistic
Plot: unsupportive spouse, suburbs, crumbling marriage, couple relations, impossible love, infidelity, dysfunctional family, suburban life, estrangement, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
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The Secret Lives of Dentists
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, dysfunctional family, imaginary friend, crumbling marriage, suburbs, marriage, parenthood, relationships, midlife crisis, family drama, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
 6.4
 703
Summer of '04
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sommer ’04 is a character study of a family on vacation. German director Stefan Krohmer examines the emotional abyss and problems behind the seemingly nice facade of an intact family as they experience guilt, love and jealousy.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, psychological
Plot: gays and lesbians, suburbs, youth, ocean or sea, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, romance, innocence lost, couple relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
 5.7
 270
Always
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple, on the verge of proceeding with a divorce, find themselves questioning their decision to separate when fellow friends and neighbors, oblivious to their marital troubles, assemble at their house for a 4th of July Weekend party.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, suburbs, crumbling marriage, romance, infidelity, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, pregnancy, relationship vs career, suburban life, breakup, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
Kira's Reason: A Love Story
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kira and Mads try to work out their marriage, after Kira has been two years in a mental institution, but is she really ready for the real world?
Style: talky, clever, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, mentally unstable, hospital, single parent, dogma, betrayal, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love affair, amazing grace hymn, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   39%
 
Diary of a Sex Addict
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A restaurant owner leads a double life.
Style: talky, serious, sexual, realistic, biting ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, suburbs, obsession, restaurant, couple relations, addiction, therapy, interracial sex, rough sex, threesome, sex addict, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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 5.4
 2K
Book of Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Living among fusty academics, an unusual young man gets between a high school history teacher and his wife.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: high school, betrayal, crumbling marriage, store, suburbs, human nature, couple relations, infidelity, friendship, looking for sex, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cambodia
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System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
After the Rehearsal
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Rational, exacting, and self-controlled theater director, Henrik Vogler, often stays after rehearsal to think and plan. On this day, Anna comes back, ostensibly looking for a bracelet. She is the lead in his new production of Stindberg's ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: theater, mentally unstable, human nature, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, actress, love affair, love triangle, family in crisis, haunted by the past, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
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System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
The Flower of My Secret
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than ...
Style: clever, serious, touching, reflective, realistic ...
Plot: romance, obsession, suicide attempt, postmodernism, writer's life, relationships, loneliness, self discovery, writing, hospital, infidelity, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 8.1
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Winter Light
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Swedish pastor fails a loving woman, a suicidal fisherman and God.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, serious, cerebral ...
Plot: small town, suicide, isolation, existentialism, religion, apocalypse, god, loneliness, clergy, swedish, relationships, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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System:   46%
    User:   52%
 
The Romantic Englishwoman
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden Baden. She didn't quite find herself there but had ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: writer's life, romance, crumbling marriage, drug smuggling, novelist, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, poet, love affair, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
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System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
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 770
Exhibition
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An intimate examination of a contemporary artist couple, whose living and working patterns are threatened by the imminent sale of their home.
Style: talky, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, under the surface, estrangement, couples, crumbling marriage, introspection, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, house, artist, family problems, cold relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
We Don't Live Here Anymore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, betrayal, friendship, cheating, drinking, relationships, writer's life, divorce, death, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
Adrift in Manhattan
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The lives of three lonely strangers intersect while commuting on New York's 1 and 9 subway lines.
Style: serious, psychological, gloomy, sexual, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, suburbs, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, death in the family, family in crisis, suburban life, estrangement, love and romance, stalking, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
 8.0
 14K
The Night
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, atmospheric, sexual, meditative, serious ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, marriage, crumbling marriage, relationships, existentialism, human nature, nightclub, loneliness, introspection, party, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, usa, italy, los angeles, tokyo ...
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System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
 6.4
 822
The Touch
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A seemingly happy Swedish housewife and mother begins an adulterous affair with a foreign archaeologist who is working near her home.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: love affair, mentally unstable, small town, crumbling marriage, romance, human nature, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   41%
    User:   46%
 

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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Switzerland
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend. They move to the Valley of Abraham. Carlo loves her, but decides to ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
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Story: Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ...
Style: talky, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, breakup, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, family problems, disintegration ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
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System:   39%
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