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Photographing Fairies (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in grief Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of fairies. His search for the truth leads him to Burkinwell, a seemingly peaceful village seething with secrets
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, gloomy, captivating, touching, psychological, fairy tale, suspense
Plot: legends and myths, fairy, haunted by the past, imaginary, mystery, dealing with death, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, supernatural, death sentence, spiritualist, freemason, chalet, shackles, eye bandage, death by hanging, governess, falling from a tree, chained, shadow, heaven, snowstorm, spirit ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, alps, switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, stylized and psychological films with plots about storytelling, death, photograph, husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, blood and drinking mostly in Drama, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Photographing Fairies: FairyTale: A True Story (1997), Waterland (1992), Spider (2002), The Thirteenth Tale (2013), The Haunting of Julia (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story
Style: touching, fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fairy, friendship, family, miraculous event, heroes, hopes, family relations, supernatural ability, train, single parent, childhood, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, africa
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100%
 6.6
 2K
Waterland (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: memory, teacher, high school, murder, pregnancy, self discovery, college life, high school teacher, family history, college, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, pittsburgh, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 33K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, mental illness, murder, past, betrayal, infidelity, delusion, mentally unstable, mystery, parents and children, childhood trauma, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, africa, britain, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Thirteenth Tale (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Margaret Lea, a young biographer, attempts to interview writer Vida Winter, whose health is deteriorating. Vida has previously denied access to the secrets of her life and childhood home. Vida tells her story to Margaret, helping Margaret to ...
Style: captivating, serious, touching, gothic, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, writer's life, family relations, mystery, aging, twins, sibling relationship, storytelling, flashback, teenage life, coming of age, elderly ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Haunting of Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, basement, death, friendship, seance, losing-it hero, mystery, supernatural ability, dealing with death, domestic disturbance, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
 549K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, gothic, captivating ...
Plot: young heroes, fairy, legends and myths, monster, good versus evil, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, fascism, creature, in the woods, death, magical ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 2K
Don't Tell (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, UK, France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by step she remembers her childhood spent within a severe ...
Style: serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pregnancy, incest, couples, gays and lesbians, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, haunted by the past, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 5K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, school, nightmare, lighthouse, drawing, house, coming of age, friendship, supernatural ability, supernatural, young heroes, haunted by the past ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.1
 1K
Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy, mind bending
Plot: memory, investigation, obsession, solitude, deadly, spinster, dinner party, mystery, couples, mysterious character, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: torture, revenge, doctor, humiliation, vengeance, war crime, dictatorship, attempted murder, confession, housewife, mind game, married couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, chile, barcelona, south america, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Prospero's Books (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.
Style: serious, talky, atmospheric, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: island, vengeance, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, memory loss, imaginary, rivalry, parents and children, royal family, wizards and magicians, danger, dishonesty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, stylized, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hotel, mystery, new wave, obsession, amnesia, card game, chateau, extramarital affair, destiny, haunted by the past, statue, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, talky, captivating ...
Plot: legends and myths, nuclear power plant, apocalypse, artist, dreams, tunnel, painting, danger, hopes, child, volcano, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, mount fuji, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
In the Dark Half (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenage girl comes to terms with the unexplained death of the boy next door.
Style: twists and turns, serious, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, dead child, teenager, dealing with death, suburbs, haunted by the past, in the woods, teenage life, supernatural, youth, secret place, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 8K
After Life (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After death, people have just one week to choose only a memory to keep for eternity.
Style: surreal, touching, serious, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: afterlife, memory, eternity, heaven, old man, bell, airplane, teenage girl, cloud, disneyland, destiny, human nature ...
Time: 20th century
Place: kindergarten, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, rich and poor, power relations, couple relations, forbidden love, betrayal, death, romance, social differences, fall in love, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Last of England (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The artist's personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher.
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, downfall, environmentalism, life is a bitch, society, against the odds, head of state, rise and fall, chaos and mayhem, political corruption, stream of consciousness, damage ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: england, europe, london, india, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 57K
Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A vain London playboy offers his soul in exchange for eternal beauty in this adaptation of the chilling tale by author Oscar Wilde. Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton (Colin Firth), handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray (Ben ...
Style: captivating, gothic, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, deal with the devil, physical appearance, society, fall in love, aristocracy, painting, immortality, obsession, high society, friendship, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.2
 4K
Images (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: schizophrenia, delusion, supernatural, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, mental illness, psychopath, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Wave (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: White Australian lawyer David Burton agrees with reluctance to defend a group of aborigines charged with murdering one of their own. He suspects the victim was targeted for violating a tribal taboo, but the defendants deny any tribal association. ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, futuristic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, voodoo, court, manslaughter, water, storm, nightmare, dream, sign, aborigine, shaman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Lady in the Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works ...
Style: offbeat, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: legends and myths, save the lady, swimming pool, mystery, mermaid, redemption, fish out of water, mythical creature, hell, religion and supernatural, fortune teller, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 6K
Neverwas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zach Riley (Aaron Eckhart) is a psychiatrist, who leaves a job at a prestigious university, to take up a job at the privately run mental institution, 'Millwood'. What he doesnt reveal at the time of his appointment is that this was the ...
Style: serious, psychological, fairy tale
Plot: book, secret, psychiatrist, schizophrenia, novelist, insomnia, parents and children, mystery, writer's life, haunted by the past, misfit, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 7K
Equus (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming seventeen-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of an ...
Style: disturbing, talky, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, mental illness, horse, obsession, doctors and patients, teenage life, hopes, love and romance, power relations, mentally unstable, introspection, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Enduring Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned a postcard-perfect afternoon in the English countryside with his partner, ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, picnic, haunted by the past, countryside, attempted murder, rescue, danger, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 54
Lovelorn (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set between the parallel worlds of contemporary London, the deserted afterlife and a mysterious dreamscape, LOVELORN is a story of lost souls trying to save each other.
Style: serious, gloomy, touching
Plot: afterlife, destiny, obsessive quest, siblings relations, romance, imaginary, love and romance, dealing with death, redemption, true love, lovers reunited, parallel world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 7K
Bad Timing (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, extramarital affair, inspector, love, psychiatrist, nato, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe, morocco, campus, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Inheritors (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small farming valley in Austria in the beginning of the 20th century a tyrannical farmer is found dead, and all the farmhands are relieved to be free of their tyrant. But the farmer was childless, so suddenly they all inherit the farm together. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: village, village life, peasant, farm, rape, murder, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, heart disease, oppression, human nature, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 19th century, 1900s ...
Place: austria, europe, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 868
X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, wife husband relationship, romance, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, destructive relationship, love triangle, haunted by the past, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Romania, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in Europe before WWII, professor of language and philosophy Dominic Matei is struck by lightning and ages backwards from 70 to 40 in a week, attracting the world and the Nazis. While on the run, the professor ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, gloomy, philosophical ...
Plot: aging, elderly, hospital, lightning, doctor, identity, fountain of youth, suicidal, amnesia, supernatural ability, miraculous event, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: romania, india, asia, europe, nepal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
 49K
Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: photographer, tennis, amateur detective, murder, singleness, corpse, photo shoot, fashion model, darkroom, mystery, fashion, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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