Movies like Heaven's Heart

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Heaven's Heart (2008)
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Heaven's Heart (2008)
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: psychological, clever, serious, realistic, talky, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, best friends, couple relations, midlife crisis, love affair, family problems, society, couples, dishonesty, introspection, suburban life, crumbling marriage, estrangement, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, anniversary, suburbs, house, divorce, marriage, dinner
Place: sweden, denmark

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 couples, unfulfillment, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, couple relations and love and romance mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Heaven's Heart: Daybreak (2003), Sofie (1992), Limbo (2010), A Doll's House (1973), Abraham's Valley (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Daybreak (2003)
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: sincere, bleak, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, family problems, crumbling marriage, love affair, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, redemption, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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95%
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Sofie (1992)
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: emotional, sincere, talky, touching, serious ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, family relations, religions or cults, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, dishonesty, couples, sexual content, strong female presence, society, introspection ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, denmark
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67%
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Limbo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sonia arrives in Trinidad with her two children to join her husband Jo who is working as an oil engineer. On the surface she lives a life of luxury in a large houses with servants. The days are uneventful and blend together into an everlasting ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: introspection, infidelity, unfulfillment, family problems, social relations, crumbling marriage, strong female presence, monastery, couples, dishonesty, crab, underwear ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Doll's House (1973)
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, psychological, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: couples, social differences, working class, introspection, society, family problems, unfulfillment, gender, human nature, loneliness, feminism, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Abraham's Valley (1993)
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, couple relations, introspection, society, couples, social differences, infidelity, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, love affair ...
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59%
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Exhibition (2013)
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: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment, estrangement, couples, cold relationship, under the surface, artists and showbiz, snobbism, crumbling marriage, family problems, house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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58%
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The Touch (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Sweden
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: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: love affair, infidelity, human spirit, fall in love, unfulfillment, dishonesty, human nature, small town life, couples, mentally unstable, mental illness, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, haunted by the past, family problems, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, vegetarian, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Signs & Wonders (2000)
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: realistic, talky, emotional, clever, biting ...
Plot: couple relations, family relations, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, siblings relations, family problems, love affair, chaos and mayhem, destructive relationship, infidelity, love triangle, mental illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, greece, france, sweden, athens ...
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53%
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Coast to Coast (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
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: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, dysfunctional family, family problems, human nature, introspection, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, elderly, on the road, hopes, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
After the Rehearsal (1984)
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: realistic, psychological, serious, contemplative, talky ...
Plot: lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, aging, mentally unstable, human nature, introspection, alcohol abuse, destiny, haunted by the past, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Prague (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father, evolves into the story of a brake-up. With the dead father lurking in the background, secrets gradually emerge threatening to destroy their marriage.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional
Plot: infidelity, marriage, love, hospital, cold relationship, emotionless, dishonesty, resentment, couples, estrangement, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, prague, czech republic, europe, central europe ...
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46%
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He Loves Me (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Laura begins to suspect her husband is cheating on her, she is devastated by his infidelity, despite having a torrid affair of her own. While she desperately tries to save her marriage, Laura's mysterious past begins to emerge, making her ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, unfulfillment, family problems, elderly lovers, suburbs, protagonist as suspect, love affair, crimes, midlife crisis, danger, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
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, tennis court, marital crisis, infidelity, dysfunctional family, introspection, love and romance, love affair, parents and children, tennis, couples, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Delicate Balance (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
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: realistic, talky, clever, tense, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, introspection, elderly, midlife crisis, best friends, destiny, suburbs, family problems, unfulfillment, golden years, family life ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Happy Ending (1969)
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: disturbing, realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, love and romance, family problems, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, crumbling marriage, estrangement, impossible love, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: bahamas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Family Secrets (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Autumn 1978 in suburban Sweden. Everything seems to be fine with the middle class Bendrick family with their two teenage children and a younger son, until the mother starts seeing her first love again after 20 years. Just like their badly built ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, sentimental
Plot: love affair, life turned upside down, family life, couple relations, under the surface, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, infidelity, lifestyle, teenage life, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Always (1985)
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: realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: couples, breakup, midlife crisis, estrangement, lifestyle, dishonesty, human nature, unfulfillment, suburbs, love and romance, family problems, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Alice's House (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alice, married for the last 20 years to a taxi driver, works in a beauty parlour, has three children, the eldest of whom is doing his military service, and a mother who works as a maid in her house. None of the three siblings pay much attention to ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: feminism, human nature, working class, beauty salon, society, estrangement, suburbs, love and romance, unfulfillment, elderly lovers, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: contemplative, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, hospital, mental illness, deadly, dishonesty, couples, feminism, couple relations, crumbling marriage, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
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: psychological, emotional, touching, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: infidelity, dentist, human nature, couple relations, jealous spouse, dishonesty, imaginary friend, adultery, society, crumbling marriage, couples, mentally unstable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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: realistic, sincere, talky, emotional, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, romance, love affair, family problems, love and romance, unfulfillment, disintegration, dishonesty, breakup ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Kira's Reason: A Love Story (2001)
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: serious, psychological, clever, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, depression, family problems, starting over, family relations, dysfunctional family, real world, mentally unstable, human nature, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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A Doll's House (1973)
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, tense, talky, clever, serious ...
Plot: women's rights, friendship, gender, emotionless, couples, introspection, society, feminism, strong female presence, unfulfillment, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Day and Night (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DAY AND NIGHT is about people that love and want to be loved. It's the story of a father, his young son, his unfaithful wife, her secret lover, his young mistress, his lonely sister, his forgetful mother, a fanatic football coach, a pregnant ...
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: sister, mistress, suicide, childhood trauma, parents and children, couples, looking for love, human nature, infidelity, love triangle, reach out, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Adrift begins with the wedding of Duyen and Hai. Duyen is a beautiful tourist guide and translator who marries Hai, a taxi driver who is two years her junior. Duyen thinks the marriage will make her happy but it turns out more difficult, especially ...
Style: realistic, sexual, gloomy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: sexual relations, couple relations, tour guide, self discovery, society, forbidden love, estrangement, translator, crumbling marriage, family problems, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two Is a Happy Number (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman has difficulty understanding why her husband walks out on her. Alone for the first time, she finds life difficult to cope with and for a time lives with the hope that her husband will come back to her. After uncovering disturbing new ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: support group, starting over, friendship, marriage, divorce, dating, golden years, family problems, hopes, breakup, midlife crisis, best friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Change of Heart (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Beneath Jim Marshall's veneer as the all-American father and husband, lies a long suppressed desire that is about to ruin his idyllic family. When Elaine Marshall (Jean Smart) catches her husband and his lover in a hotel room, her anger quickly ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gays and lesbians, love affair, breakup, suburban life, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, suburbs, teenage life, love and romance, society, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mojave Phone Booth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the middle of the Mojave desert rests an abandoned phone booth, riddled with bullet holes, graffiti, its windows broken, but otherwise functioning. Its identity was born on the Internet and for years, travelers would make the trek down a lonely ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, contemplative, sincere
Plot: self discovery, hopes, couple relations, dull life, estrangement, introspection, lifestyle, society, vandalism, interlinked stories, couples, desert ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Rational Solution (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Germany, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Four of Sweden's top actors anchor Jörgen Bergmark's tragi-comedy about a couple, both marriage counsellors, who find themselves in deep water when the husband falls for his best friend's wife. A smart, funny film made for adults. ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, realistic, clever, witty
Plot: love triangle, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, society, friends, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, fall in love, working class, buddies, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%