27 Movies Like Pauline at the Beach (1983)

An automobile stops in front of a wooden fence as it awaits its passenger. Teenager Pauline, played by Amanda Langlet, exits the vehicle in order to unlock the gate and let her more mature cousin Marion, played by Arielle Dombasle, drive inside the holiday property that their family owns on the north-western coast of France. Marion starts grilling Pauline about her romantic history as the girls get settled into their trip, and Pauline eventually admits that she has not been involved in any meaningful heartfelt relationships.

Marion sees her former flame Pierre while she is at the beach (Pascal Greggory). A man named Henri, played by Féodor Atkine, walks up to them while they are becoming reacquainted with one another and scolds Pierre for not showing up to their windsurfing lessons. The four people decide that they want to eat dinner together. Following that, they each have a lengthy discussion in Henri’s living room regarding their perspectives on love.

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2. Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)


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3. Summering


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4. Wolf (2021)


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5. Alice and Martin (1998)


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6. The Nest (2020)


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7. My American Uncle (1980)


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