Movies like Womanlight

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Womanlight (1979)
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Womanlight (1979)
Original name: Clair de femme
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: dog, strong female lead, prostitute, monkey, loneliness, death, suicide, couples, car accident, abstinence, middle aged, aging, male protagonist, animal trainer, frustration, heart attack, ape

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Most similar movies to Womanlight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and touching films with plots about death, suicide, couples, prostitute, female nudity, loneliness and car accident mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Womanlight: Lady Caliph (1970), Madame Rosa (1977), Cesar & Rosalie (1972), My Lover, My Son (1970), Silence in Dreamland (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Vincent, Fran?ois, Paul and the Others (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three friends face mid-life crises. Paul is a writer who's blocked. François has lost his ideals and practices medicine for the money; his wife grows distant, even hostile. The charming Vincent, everyone's favorite, faces bankruptcy, his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, touching, emotional ...
Plot: couples, friendship, friends, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, hopes, buddies, unfulfillment, introspection, adoption, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
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95%
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Lady Caliph (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: La Califfa's husband was killed during the strikes so she takes the side of the strikers. Her conflict with the plant owner Doverdo gradually turns into a love relationship.
Plot: secret love, labor strike, industrialist, working class, strike, widow, factory, passion, entrepreneur, protest, female nudity, girl in panties ...
Place: italy
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60%
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Madame Rosa (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. Momo is the oldest and her favorite, an Algerian lad whom she raises as a ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, aging, love and romance, survival, youth, against humanity, family relations, mental illness, wartime life, tragic love, destructive relationship ...
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Cesar & Rosalie (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claude Sautet's romantic drama stars Romy Schneider as Rosalie, a beautiful young woman involved with successful businessman Cesar (Yves Montand). One day, Rosalie's former flame David (Sami Frey) appears and attempts to win her back. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, contemplative
Plot: love triangle, friendship, couple relations, couples, friends, fall in love, romance, love and romance, performer's life, businessman, jealousy, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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My Lover, My Son (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman deals with an unhappy marriage, the death of her lover, and her son's involvement in a crime.
Plot: incest, mother son relationship, staircase, mother son incest, woman in a bikini, unhappy marriage, running, female nudity, sex, fight, drunken woman, incestuous desire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Silence in Dreamland (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, silence and loneliness reign in this old lady's house. She made routine her best friend and faith her shelter. Only in her dreams she runs away from those four walls to a timeless magic land where the sea speaks ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: loneliness, widow, old lady, dog, death of husband, imagination, isolation, death, old woman, sea, bird, barking dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: death, death of father, child's point of view, death of husband, brother sister relationship, widow, interracial relations, car accident, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
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50%
His Days Are Numbered (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle-aged plumber quits his job and questions his life after seeing somebody his own age suddenly die from a heart attack on his way to work.
Plot: lawyer, death of protagonist, ex lover, aging, wine, heart attack, countryside, prostitute, art, artist, unhappy ending, working class ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: balkan war, aunt, vendetta, killing an animal, village, suicide, death, horse, folk dance
Time: year 1917
Place: crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Woman's Revenge (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Suzy, a beautiful woman, is coming back to Paris to attend the funeral of her lover, a married man. Cecile, his wife, is holding Suzy responsible for his suicide. By finding Suzy in Paris, Cecile is trying to seek the truth by playing a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, love and romance, couples, love triangle, uncover truth, vengeance, female female relationship, suicide, menage a trois, female vigilante, lesbian subtext, death of lover ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, abandoned house, murder, surrealism, skateboard, pregnancy, death, sex, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Death of John L. (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zbigniew Gasior, a thirty year old singer, is a youth idol. Despite fame, money and success with the ladys, he can't neglect the emptiness in his life. The shattered dreams of his friends are not really a help, to ease his existential pains.
Plot: divorce, singer, idol, promiscuity, prostitute, depression, crisis, musician, loneliness, birthday, suicide, alcohol ...
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43%
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Born and Bred (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a successful interior designer's life falls apart after he suffers a horrific accident.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: life turned upside down, life is a bitch, dealing with death, loneliness, car accident, melancholy, introspection, destruction, snow, airplane, dog, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
To Dance with the White Dog (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and confidant. Sam takes the dog on a nostalgic journey which ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, dog, family relations, couples, animal life, unfulfillment, elderly, dealing with death, love and romance, golden years, ghost, aging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
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Matthew's Days (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man who is socially inept and out of touch with the world lives with his sister in a small farmhouse. The overly sensitive man lives off his hard-working sibling, taking odd jobs as he gets them to secure his meager earnings. When he brings home a ...
Plot: parable, man child, loneliness, brother sister relationship, lake, nature, jealousy, suicide, nightmare, drowning, countryside, simple man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Dusty (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Plot The eponymous Dusty is an appropriately named dingo, or wild dog. Roaming the fertile fields of Australia, Dusty is captured as a puppy. Though dingoes are normally averse to human companionship, Dusty attaches himself to an old, worn-out ...
Plot: dog, ranch, animals, horse riding, horse, rancher, fence
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Just Great (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, talky, witty ...
Plot: politics, factory, revolution, reporter, strike, rebellion, society, workplace, state affairs, journalism, fighting the system, media ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1968
Place: france, paris france, asia, europe, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Subarnarekha (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Made in 1962 (but not released until 1965), Bengali director Ritwik Ghatak’s film starts soon after the 1947 partition of Bengal. At a socialist refugee colony, Ishwar and his younger sister, Sita, adopt a low-caste boy, Abhiram, who has been ...
Plot: mythology, hopes, elopement, death of sister, brother sister relationship, brothel, prostitute, widow, refugee, grief, teaching, symbol ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Family Upside Down (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
Plot: family, aging, retirement home, family relations, grandmother grandson relationship, old age, grandfather grandson relationship, flower shop, hospital, heart attack, dying, father daughter relationship ...
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The Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Monika, a middle-aged wealthy woman, goes through a marriage crisis with her younger husband Linas. A car accident leads Monika to meeting three young girls, Kristina, Egle and Gitana, who happen to be ex-prostitutes extradited from Germany. The ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: car accident, middle aged woman, friendship, relationship problems, women, family crisis, society, prostitute, midlife crisis, female protagonist, marriage crisis, unlikely friendships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 433
Maya Dardel (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An internationally respected poet announces she is going to kill herself and needs an heir and executor. Young writers drive up the mountain to compete for the position and are challenged intellectually, emotionally, and erotically.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: suicide, poet, loneliness, seductress, rivalry, female writer, writers, death, male female relationship, writer's life, contests and competitions, inheritance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wandering Streams (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emile is a 70-ish former horticulturalist who once raised bonsai trees "because they don't take up too much room." Indeed, his whole existence is safe and uneventful to a fault, somewhat juiced by friendship with raucous fishing ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, aging, couples, friendship, village, introspection, family relations, bittersweet, elderly lovers, golden years, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Special Education (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Educator and those educated in a home for juvenile delinquents in the same test: approach, take a peek into his soul to become a man. The story of a minor, neglected boys-offenders and their teachers who try to reject the old methods of ...
Plot: police officer, car accident, escape, education, hitchhiking, teaching, prostitute, runaway, small town, teen angst, juvenile delinquency, teenage boy ...
Place: belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.5
 15K
Red Desert (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Amid the modern wastelands and toxic factories of Italy, wife and mother Giuliana (Monica Vitti) desperately tries to conceal her tenuous grip on reality from those around her, especially her successful yet neglectful husband, Ugo (Carlo Chionetti). ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: fog, factory, society, car accident, depression, anxiety, loneliness, mother son relationship, mental illness, countryside, couple relations, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
As Long as One Is Intoxicated (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: erotic
Plot: ladykiller, seduction, philosophy, obsession, prison, duel, sex, prostitute, erotica, mistress, bisexuality, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Another Day, Another Man (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A young couple move into an expensive new apartment after the husband gets a big pay raise. Unfortunately, he is soon stricken with a mysterious ailment and becomes bedridden. The wife, unable to find a job and with bills piling up, runs into a ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film, sexploitation film
Plot: suicide, prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman undressing, man hits a woman, female nudity, sex, sexploitation, exploitation, newlywed, prostitute, playing footsie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Master Builder (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A successful, ego-maniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees and mistresses wants to make peace as his life approaches its final act.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: introspection, aging, couples, elderly, redemption, architect, society, death, couple relations, life turned upside down, disorder, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 14K
Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, redemption, parents and children, vengeance, couples, crimes, love and romance, friendship, family relations, female friendship, illegal prostitution ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, germany, europe, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 2K
The Cat (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Courbevoie (France), 1971. Julien Bouin, a former typographist, and his wife Clemence, who used to perform in a circus, hardly talk to each other in their small house, soon to be demolished. His cat Greffier being the only one he still gives ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: couples, pets, human nature, obsession, couple relations, destructive relationship, family problems, family feud, breakup, estate, graphic violence, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 2K
I'm Not Here (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
Style: sentimental, touching, rough, sincere, melancholic
Plot: father son relationship, redemption, fall in love, death, life is a bitch, life philosophy, loneliness, life & death, family relations, destiny, betrayal, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%