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, heart attack, ape, male protagonist

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Most similar movies to Womanlight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about death, suicide, loneliness, couples, love and romance, prostitute and friendship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Womanlight: Death in Venice (1971), Manon of the Spring (1986), My Lover, My Son (1970), Lady Caliph (1970), Madame Rosa (1977). 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, emotional, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, couples, infidelity, human nature, family relations, family problems, friends, hopes, unfulfillment, buddies, crumbling marriage, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, resort, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Manon of the Spring (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Plot: provence, countryside, haunted by the past, uncover truth, revenge, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, romance, love and romance, family secret, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: pool table, bathrobe, fight, incestuous desire, taking a bath, undressing, female nudity, car chase, house, court, bikini, staircase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 282
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, labor strike, industrialist, secret love, girl in panties, panties, white panties, protest, entrepreneur, passion, widow ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
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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: sincere, gloomy, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, destructive relationship, concentration camp, survival, wartime life, tragic love, redemption, adoption, parents and children, family relations, aging, against humanity ...
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: painting, suicide, prostitution, middle aged woman, husband leaves wife, friendship, death, car accident, storytelling
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, friends, couples, performer's life, romance, love and romance, jealousy, male female relationship, businessman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: existentialism, public bath, ex lover, alienation, unhappy ending, wine, working class, seaside, heart attack, streetcar, drowned, con men ...
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: car accident, death of husband, child's point of view, widow, brother sister relationship, death of father, death, interracial relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: captivating, touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: loneliness, widow, old lady, dog, isolation, imagination, death of husband, old woman, death, bird, phone ringing, barking dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: balkan war, loss of parents, suicide, vendetta, horse, village, death, aunt, death of parents, folk dance, killing an animal, death of parent ...
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: couples, rivalry, love and romance, uncover truth, vengeance, love triangle, menage a trois, female female relationship, revenge, car accident, death of husband, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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, death, pregnancy, skateboarding, surrealism, skateboard, sex, drug, 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: singer, star, idol, suicide, band, divorce, loneliness, promiscuity, depression, prostitute, musician, alcohol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, dog, impossible love, family relations, couples, animal life, hopes, dealing with death, supernatural, love and romance, afterlife, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 387
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: nature, jealousy, brother sister relationship, nightmare, man child, simple man, lake, drowning, remote, suicide, parable, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 495
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: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: life turned upside down, life is a bitch, dealing with death, car accident, loneliness, melancholy, introspection, destruction, interior design, airplane, dog, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: witty, sincere, clever, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, revolution, factory, strike, reporter, political unrest, working class, workplace, fighting the system, society, state affairs, journalism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1968 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suicide, hitchhiker, beehive, intercourse, encounter, assault, bee, beekeeper, kiss, death, cinema
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 906
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: symbol, suicide, prostitution, teaching, river, mythology, hopes, refugee, death of sister, prostitute, widow, brothel ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 105
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, animal, horse, horse riding, animals
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: looking for love, aging, love and romance, couples, village, friendship, introspection, family relations, golden years, buddies, elderly, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.6
 14K
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, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: fog, factory, society, car accident, loneliness, anxiety, depression, mother son relationship, couple relations, mental illness, countryside, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 1K
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: sincere, sentimental, melancholic, touching, rough
Plot: redemption, death, storytelling, life is a bitch, fall in love, life & death, life philosophy, loneliness, family relations, unfulfillment, destiny, betrayal ...
⇓ 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: police officer, car accident, education, hitchhiking, juvenile detention, escape, teaching, juvenile delinquency, runaway, teen angst, friend, thief ...
Place: belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 378
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.
Plot: suicide, poet, loneliness, cunnilingus, seductress, open ending
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, couples, aging, elderly, redemption, apology, architect, society, death, golden years, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 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, contemplative, realistic, serious
Plot: couples, pets, destructive relationship, obsession, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, elderly, graphic violence, family feud, family problems, estate ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
As Long as One Is Intoxicated (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: erotic
Plot: seduction, philosophy, bisexuality, ladykiller, obsession, erotica, prison, prostitute, period piece, duel, mistress, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%