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, prostitute, monkey, loneliness, death, suicide, middle aged, abstinence, couples, strong female lead, car accident, aging, frustration, animal trainer, ape, male protagonist, heart attack

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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, loneliness, couples, love and romance, prostitute and car accident mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Womanlight: Without Family (2000), Silence in Dreamland (2013), The Streetwalker (1976), Death in Venice (1971), My Lover, My Son (1970). 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: touching, psychological, contemplative, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, couples, midlife crisis, infidelity, family problems, factory, dysfunctional family, introspection, human nature, pregnancy, friends, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
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95%
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Without Family (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Young Remi, a foundling, lives on the farm run by his impoverished foster parents. When their money runs out, unbeknown to his foster-mother, Rémi is sold by his hard-hearted foster father to an old street performer named Vitalis. Vitalis was once ...
Plot: gold, monkey, inheritance, killer, dog, fondling, veterinarian
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 ...
Plot: loneliness, old lady, widow, sea, old woman, bird, dog, barking dog, ringing telephone, death, phone ringing
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Streetwalker (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman leaves his country home, and wife and young son for a business trip to Paris. While there he develops a sexual and spiritual bond with a call girl.
Plot: prostitute, call girl, businessman, letter, coitus, female nudity, death, shower, erotica, sex, blow job, strip club ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: obsession, pedophilia, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unrequited love, beach, vacation, forbidden love, unfulfillment, gender, lifestyle, resort ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: venice, italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: house, incest, incestuous kiss, prostitute, sex, undressing, taking a bath, breasts, bikini, fight, woman smoking cigarette, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: strike, working class, industrialist, labor strike, secret love, factory, female nudity, girl in panties, entrepreneur, protest, passion, widow ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ...
Plot: suicide, car accident, death, middle aged woman, prostitution, storytelling, friendship, painting
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, destructive relationship, love and romance, family relations, survival, holocaust, aging, parents and children, wartime life, against humanity, life is a bitch, mental illness ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Cesar & Rosalie (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 111 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: contemplative, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, friendship, couple relations, friends, fall in love, performer's life, love and romance, romance, couples, love, obsession, jealousy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: village, horse, death, aunt, death of parents, suicide, killing an animal, folk dance, vendetta, loss of parents, loss of parent, death of parent
Time: year 1917
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: unhappy ending, seaside, streetcar, wine, father son relationship, painting, painter, trial, farmer, death of protagonist, night, public bath ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ 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: interracial relations, child's point of view, death of husband, widow, car accident, death, death of father, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Dirty Story (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The director of one of Finland's largest company, United Metal, discovers the company's Chairman dead in the office. A chain of bribes unravels.
Plot: bribery, boredom, older man younger woman relationship, banker, last will and testament, autopsy, worker, power struggle, power, aging, secretary, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, dog, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, dealing with death, unfulfillment, hopes, supernatural romance, animal life, couples, reincarnation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: couples, uncover truth, love and romance, rivalry, love triangle, vengeance, death of lover, menage a trois, suicide, female protagonist, car accident, lesbian subtext ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: life turned upside down, dealing with death, life is a bitch, loneliness, dog, snow, airplane, melancholy, death, drunkenness, car accident, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: hotel, couples, family problems, alcohol abuse, tragic love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, deadly, dishonesty, murder, dysfunctional family, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: loneliness, prostitute, promiscuity, musician, birthday, band, depression, star, alcohol, singer, divorce, crisis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: hut, lake, brother sister relationship, loneliness, nature, countryside, nightmare, suicide, remote, jealousy, drowning, man child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Beekeeper (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bee keeper, Spiros, travels from the north to the south of Greece with his bees to meet the spring.
Style: road movie
Plot: hitchhiker, suicide, beehive, encounter, intercourse, assault, cinema, death, kiss, beekeeper, bee
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
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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: clever, serious, sincere, witty, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, factory, revolution, strike, reporter, society, rebelliousness, rebellion, boss and employee, state affairs, political unrest, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1968, year 1972 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 814
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: teaching, hopes, death of sister, prostitution, symbol, grief, widow, suicide, prostitute, elopement, refugee, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Way or Another (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set during a retreat of Christian Democrat politicians who practice spiritual exercises together, it is an allegory of corrupted power. Disturbing, claustrophobic settings are the background to a series of mysterious crimes.
Style: surreal, controversial
Plot: sexual repression, sin, confession, suicide, politics, years of lead, political party, butt naked, shot in the back, minister, blackmail, religious icon ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 97
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, dog movie, rancher, fence, horse, horse riding, animals, animal
Place: australia
⇓ 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: sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, touching ...
Plot: looking for love, couples, aging, love and romance, friendship, village, introspection, family relations, bittersweet, buddies, golden years, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, sex, murder, death, surrealism, pregnancy, skateboard, skateboarding, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
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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: psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: fog, factory, society, car accident, depression, loneliness, anxiety, mother son relationship, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, couple relations, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: car accident, police officer, education, juvenile detention, teaching, escape, hitchhiking, theft, runaway, juvenile delinquency, teen angst, death ...
Place: belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 919
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: touching, sentimental, melancholic, sincere, rough
Plot: redemption, storytelling, life is a bitch, fall in love, death, life philosophy, loneliness, lone hero, life & death, family relations, friendship, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%