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Photographing Fairies (1997)
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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: psychological, spiritual, atmospheric, touching, serious, captivating, surreal, gloomy, fairy tale, suspense ...
Plot: photographer, fairy, legends and myths, afterlife, sex scene, back from the dead, woman on top, paranormal, magical creature, pagan, world war one, death sentence, grieving widower, supernatural, mystery, love and romance, couples, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, dealing with death, imaginary kingdom, sex, dancing, magic, angel ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, alps, switzerland

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Most similar movies to Photographing Fairies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, atmospheric and gloomy films with plots about storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), photograph, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, death and female nudity mostly in Drama, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Photographing Fairies: FairyTale: A True Story (1997), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Waterland (1992), Youth Without Youth (2007), Birth (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
FairyTale: A True Story (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
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: fairy tale, touching, sexy, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, childhood, world war one, family, friendship, magic, children, family relations, heroes, hopes, supernatural ability, miraculous event ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, africa, united kingdom ...
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Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
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: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, maze, legends and myths, good versus evil, fantasy world, fairy, young heroes, magical, alternate reality, mythology, creature, cruelty ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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100%
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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: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: teacher, husband wife relationship, high school, teachers and students, haunted by the past, self discovery, sex on a train, introspection, couple relations, couples, power relations, history teacher ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 70s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, pittsburgh, europe, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Youth Without Youth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
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: stylized, atmospheric, philosophical, cerebral, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), fountain of youth, destiny, existentialism, life philosophy, life & death, supernatural, secret identity, new identity, dream, love affair ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: romania, india, malta, nepal, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Birth (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It took Anna 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph, and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean turns up, saying he ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing, art house ...
Plot: reincarnation, older woman younger man relationship, mystery, obsession, family relations, deja vu, obsessive love, life & death, wedding, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 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, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, father daughter incest, sexual abuse, nightmare, family relations, introspection, self discovery, family problems, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Dorian Gray (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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: gothic, atmospheric, sexy, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: eternal youth, deal with the devil, aristocracy, beefcake, male nudity, painting, fall in love, supernatural, society, physical appearance, love and romance, high society ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: slasher, gothic, psychotronic, macabre, sad ...
Plot: ghost, basement, mental breakdown, death, haunted house, evil child, mental disorder, female psychopath, young girl, seance, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Neverwas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
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: psychological, serious, fairy tale, whimsical
Plot: schizophrenia, psychiatrist, novelist, secret, father son relationship, reality vs fantasy, paranoia, mental institution, death of father, alternate reality, mystery, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 6K
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: disturbing, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, supernatural, children, nightmare, imaginary kingdom, visceral, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, alternate reality, serial killer, transformation, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 2K
The Magus (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A teacher on a Greek island becomes involved in bizarre mind-games with the island's magus (magician) and a beautiful young woman.
Style: mind bending, serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: mind game, greek island, island, tarot card, redemption, mystery, magician, teachers and students, riddles and clues, mental illness, chase, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1943, year 1914, 1910s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: revenge, justice, torture, vengeance, doctor, lawyer, dictatorship, brutality, husband wife relationship, haunted by the past, attempted murder, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, south america, poland, argentina, chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, atmospheric, psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: ghost, dead child, forest, supernatural, youth, dealing with death, secret place, teenage life, haunted by the past, suburbs, teenager, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 8K
Gothic (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The year is 1816. A sprawling villa in Switzerland is the setting for a stormy night of madness. On this night of the "Haunted Summer," five famous friends gather around an ancient skull to conjure up their darkest fears. Poets Lord ...
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: surrealism, insanity, seance, mystery, hallucination, demon, mind game, brutality, obsession, mad scientist, ghost, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, death, last wish, road trip, memory, life, family relations, friendship between men, partners, parents and children, self discovery, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 55K
Don't Look Now (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After Laura and John Baxter lose their only child in a horrible drowning, they are greeted by strange sightings of her throughout their everyday lives. When two old ladies approach them in Italy with news that their daughter may still be alive, it ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, drowning, serial killer, hallucination, haunted by the past, psychic, grief, loss of child, sex scene, blindness, mystery, death of daughter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 39K
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: bleak, mind bending, psychological, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, misfit, murder, mental patient, haunted by the past, paranoia, betrayal, psychopath, mystery, surrealism, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: london, europe, east end london, england, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: atmospheric, sexy, serious, romantic, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, betrayal, romance, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, melancholy, marriage, love, greed ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 19th century, victorian era, 1920s ...
Place: england, london, europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: mind bending, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, memory, solitude, investigation, obsession, world war two, spinster, dinner party, couples, mystery, mysterious character, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 10K
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: enigmatic, psychological, atmospheric, surreal, cerebral ...
Plot: end of the world, lawyer, distopia, catastrophe, murder, dream, nightmare, spirituality, water, mystery, investigation, pagan ...
Time: future, 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 2K
Deeply (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On Ironbound Island, native Fiona McKay arrives from Europe with her teenage daughter Clair, hoping that the peace of the island will help the girl get over the death of her boyfriend. The girl finds comfort in the company of a visiting American ...
Style: fairy tale, serious, sentimental, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: curse, island, memory, hopes, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, starting over, romance, mystery, writers, funeral, empire ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 571
Feast of July (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an abandoned young woman in late 19th Century England is taken in by a rural couple with three handsome sons, tragic consequences result.
Style: stylized, talky, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, soldier, family relations, tragic hero, wartime life, love triangle, down on your luck, couple relations, romance, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, israel, europe, dublin ireland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 11K
The Dark (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, suicide, missing person, child abuse, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, mysterious character, mind game, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, mystery, hospital, supernatural, romance, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, ghost, death, doctor, dealing with death, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, latin america, chicago illinois, venezuela, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 62K
Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
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: cerebral, surreal, atmospheric, mind bending, art house ...
Plot: photographer, voyeurism, murder witness, fashion, fashion photographer, cover up, sex, surveillance, corpse, free love, fashion model, female nudity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, paris france
⇓ 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: gothic, captivating, serious, touching, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, twins, family relations, family secret, writer's life, sister sister relationship, mystery, childhood trauma, aging, unsupportive parent, sibling relationship, dark past ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 8K
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, psychological, enigmatic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: horse, psychiatrist, religion, mental illness, obsession, zoophilia, male nudity, introspection, therapy, teenage life, atrocity, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, ancient greece, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 7K
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: surreal, mind bending, gothic, psychedelic, slasher ...
Plot: delusion, schizophrenia, surrealism, mental breakdown, unicorn, husband wife relationship, mental illness, psychosis, hallucination, adultery, loneliness, waterfall ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: adultery, husband wife relationship, love triangle, infidelity, romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, haunted by the past, couples, other woman, argument, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Company of Wolves (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of Angela Carter's fairy tales. Young Rosaleen dreams of a village in the dark woods, where Granny tells her cautionary tales in which innocent maidens are tempted by wolves who are hairy on the inside. As Rosaleen grows into ...
Style: fairy tale, gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, scary ...
Plot: werewolf, beast, supernatural, surrealism, grandmother, woman in danger, dream, wolf, medieval, dangerous attraction, legends and myths, haunted by the past ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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31%