Movies like The Beautiful Troublemaker

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The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)
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The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)
Original name: La Belle Noiseuse
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 238 min.
Story: The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start again the work on a painting he long ago stopped: La Belle Noiseuse. And he wants Marianne as model. The now starting creative process changes life for everyone. It is a struggle for truth, life and sense, and the question where the limits of arts are or whether art is limitless.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: eroticism, painting, model, man-woman relation, painter, romance, love affair, human nature, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity, starting over, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, provence, husband wife relationship, performer's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, aging, countryside, country estate, french countryside, artwork ...
Place: usa, los angeles, southern france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, love affair, infidelity and crumbling marriage mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Beautiful Troublemaker: Full Body Massage (1995), The Story of Marie and Julien (2003), Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995), The Dust of Time (2008), Daybreak (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Full Body Massage (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nina, an art dealer, has her weekly massage appointment and is surprised to find out her usual masseur, Douglas, has sent a replacement named Fitch. The pair develop an easy rapport during the session, with talk about past relationships. As Nina ...
Style: erotic, sincere, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: massage, infidelity, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, crumbling marriage, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, starting over, lifestyle, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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The Story of Marie and Julien (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Julien lives alone with his cat. He dreams of Marie, and a few minutes later, he sees her on the street and makes a date. He asks her to move in with him, and she does. Her boyfriend is dead, the rest of her past a mystery. Although they quickly ...
Style: touching, psychological, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: love affair, love triangle, romance, lovers reunited, couples, couple relations, fall in love, dishonesty, dull life, older man younger woman relationship, secret, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, contemplative, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, midlife crisis, friends, introspection, human nature, looking for love, couples, infidelity, romance, unfulfillment, writer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
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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, sincere, sentimental, serious, touching ...
Plot: love affair, starting over, political unrest, couples, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, state affairs, introspection, society, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: kazakhstan, italy, asia, usa, germany ...
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47%
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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: psychological, touching, sincere, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crumbling marriage, family problems, couple relations, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family relations, introspection, redemption, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
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45%
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3 Backyards (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An executive, a housewife and a youngster spend a day in their Long Island suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day afternoon.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: society, estrangement, suburbs, unfulfillment, couple relations, dull life, human nature, lifestyle, couples, multiple storylines, one day, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
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Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, infidelity, pregnancy, sister sister relationship, extramarital affair, jealousy, love affair, dysfunctional family, family problems, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, soldier, destiny, love and romance, hopes, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, wartime life, haunted by the past, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, writer's life, unfulfillment, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Betty (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor by Laure, a middle-aged woman who takes Betty to her hotel ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: bar, alcohol abuse, couples, dishonesty, hotel, infidelity, human nature, mentally unstable, lifestyle, society, betrayal, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: versailles, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: human nature, love triangle, family problems, love and romance, couple relations, siblings relations, couples, love affair, crumbling marriage, family relations, actor's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Crystal River (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story is of a married woman who, grieving her inability to have children, finds comfort and healing in her friendship with another man. It's about discovering grace in darkness and the unexpected places we find healing.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: friendship, human nature, romance, mysterious character, love and romance, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, friends, female director, bed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
This Is My Body (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: love affair, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, family business, gay, suicide, dancer, jealousy, college dropout, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Charlie Says (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The seemingly separate lives of a group of men intersect entwining the fates of each of them over the course of a week.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, betrayal, human nature, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, social relations, cons and scams, love and romance, teachers and students, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: culture clash, opposites attract, self discovery, lifestyle, social differences, society, love and romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family problems, couples, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Erotic Man (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film has been ten years in the making, and over time it has grown to become what the director himself has called an artistic testament. It is simultaneously his most personal and most provocative film. A film about growing older, about losing, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, human nature, love and romance, eroticism, couples, physical appearance, sexual relations, female full frontal nudity, labia, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, friendship, infidelity, voyeur, striptease, nightclub, erotic thriller, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Particles of Truth (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Life, love, and the fear of failing... Lilli Black, battling her painful memories and the secrets surrounding her dying father, collides into the complicated and obsessive life of Morrison Wiley on the streets of New York City. This peculiar love ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy
Plot: family relations, introspection, human nature, estrangement, mental illness, family problems, couples, family life, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Sentimental Destinies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, gloomy
Plot: family business, factory, love affair, forbidden love, social differences, society, infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, tragic love ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1900s, 1910s, 30s ...
Place: switzerland, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: serious, psychological, contemplative, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: love affair, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, family problems, introspection, lifestyle, moral dilemma, dull life, family relations, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Five Senses of Eros (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this anthology film centered around the theme of "Eros," five seperate stories are presented by five top Korean directors. The main characters from each segment are connected with each other in one way or another.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, young lovers, lovers reunited, forbidden love, teenage love, youth, singleness, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hanoi comes across almost picture-perfect in director Tran Anh Hung's beautiful, elegiac tale about the lives and loves of three Vietnamese sisters. A mood characteristic of Hung's films is set early on with the vivid sounds of birds, ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family life, couples, family relations, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Personal Belongings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Doctor Ana lives alone because she couldn't bear to leave Cuba when her family sailed away on a raft to the US. Ernesto lives in his car with his belongings in a small case, traveling from embassy to embassy trying to fulfill his dream of ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, impossible love, romance, hopes, couple relations, immigrants, love and romance, fall in love, society, introspection, couples, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, psychological, emotional, talky, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: breakup, marital problem, dysfunctional marriage, infidelity, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, love affair, crumbling marriage, love and romance, disintegration, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Style: psychological, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, career change, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couples, husband wife relationship, breakup, break up, unfulfillment, disintegration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Days and Clouds (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in Genoa, the film concerns the financial struggles and emotional strain that occur after Michele loses his job. He and his wife Elsa are forced to give up their affluent lifestyle and cope with the tensions of moving into a smaller home, ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: unemployment, downfall, self discovery, lifestyle, ambition, relationship vs career, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, family problems, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, love triangle, starting over, working class, breakup, dysfunctional family, love affair, romance, human nature, family gatherings ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Salmonberries (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young orphaned woman, named Kotzebue, is trying to find out who her parents are in the icy landscapes of Alaska. Kotzebue (K.d. Lang) is helped by a east-german librarian (Rosel Zech), whose husband was killed while fleeing from the GDR. Although ...
Style: serious, touching, atmospheric, realistic, contemplative
Plot: couples, iron curtain, looking for love, romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, unsupportive spouse, friends, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, berlin germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: thought provoking, psychological, emotional, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, dentist, human nature, couple relations, jealous spouse, dishonesty, imaginary friend, adultery, couples, mentally unstable, society, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, gloomy ...
Plot: family life, midlife crisis, self discovery, family relations, introspection, couple relations, writer's life, couples, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, playwright, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%