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, 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: Silence in Dreamland (2013), Death in Venice (1971), The Streetwalker (1976), My Lover, My Son (1970), Lady Caliph (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, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: couples, friendship, friends, family relations, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, adoption, factory, family gatherings, midlife crisis, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, widow, old lady, dog, old woman, death, bird, phone ringing, barking dog, ringing telephone, sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, vacation, beach, forbidden love, unfulfillment, resort, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: venice, italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, fellatio, letter, strip club, death, female full frontal nudity, erotica, shower, blow job, female nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: prostitute, court, car chase, house, incest, swimming pool, champagne, female nudity, running, staircase, bikini, pool table ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, labor strike, industrialist, secret love, girl in panties, panties, white panties, entrepreneur, protest, factory, widow ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 1K
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, youth, 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: car accident, death, friendship, storytelling, suicide, prostitution, middle aged woman, husband leaves wife, painting
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, performer's life, friends, couples, romance, love and romance, jealousy, love, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: ex lover, existentialism, death, prostitute, painting, handheld camera, lawyer, artist, alienation, night, trial, countryside ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, child's point of view, widow, brother sister relationship, death of father, death of husband, death, interracial relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, afterlife, couple relations, supernatural romance, reincarnation, true love, self discovery, love affair, family gatherings, family relations, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: balkan war, death of parents, vendetta, folk dance, death, village, killing an animal, horse, suicide, aunt, loss of parents, loss of parent ...
Time: year 1917
Place: crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 95
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, death, aging, female nudity, autopsy, older man younger woman relationship, corporate executive, secretary, layoff, fainting, worker, power ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ 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: rivalry, love and romance, couples, uncover truth, vengeance, love triangle, revenge, car accident, suicide, female protagonist, death of lover, lesbian subtext ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: hotel, ladykiller, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, pregnancy, village life, dysfunctional family, village, alcohol abuse, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 369
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: remote, man child, nightmare, brother sister relationship, jealousy, nature, lake, drowning, countryside, hut, loneliness, parable ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
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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, death, assault, bee, kiss, beekeeper, cinema, encounter, intercourse
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: life turned upside down, dealing with death, life is a bitch, loneliness, car accident, melancholy, introspection, destruction, interior design, dog, airplane, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 3K
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: talky, thought provoking, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: factory, politics, revolution, strike, reporter, political unrest, working class, labor union, rebellion, journalism, state affairs, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1972 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, murder, abandoned house, skateboard, death, skateboarding, pregnancy, surrealism, sex, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 845
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, prostitute, brother sister relationship, refugee, elopement, mythology, hopes, widow ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 102
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 ⇓
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, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: looking for love, couples, love and romance, aging, village, friendship, introspection, family relations, elderly lovers, buddies, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: fog, factory, society, car accident, depression, loneliness, anxiety, mother son relationship, manic, strong female presence, contamination, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 974
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: rough, touching, sentimental, melancholic, sincere
Plot: redemption, storytelling, fall in love, death, life is a bitch, life & death, loneliness, life philosophy, family relations, friendship, destiny, unfulfillment ...
⇓ 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, teaching, hitchhiking, juvenile detention, escape, runaway, theft, juvenile delinquency, small town, friend ...
Place: belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
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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, seductress, cunnilingus, loneliness, open ending
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of four decides to commit suicide using gigantic fireworks. But every time the fireworks explode, they find themselves back in time before they carried out the plan. They suspect the cause to be the young age of one of the members and try to ...
Plot: suicide, fireworks, chat room, cell phone, photograph, hospital, telephone call, ball, car accident, flashback, japanese schoolgirl, depression ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%