Movies like Photographing Fairies

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Photographing Fairies (1997)
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Photographing Fairies
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: haunted by the past, legends and myths, imaginary, mystery, dealing with death, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, supernatural, fairy, 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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La feria ambulante
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
USA
55 min.
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The Singing Detective
Drama, Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Australia, UK
70 min.
 8.7
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Most similar movies to Photographing Fairies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, atmospheric, psychological and stylized films with plots about haunted by the past, couples, obsession, death, photograph, husband wife relationship and father son relationship mostly in Drama, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Photographing Fairies: FairyTale: A True Story (1997), Waterland (1992), The Haunting of Julia (1977), Marchlands (2011), Youth Without Youth (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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FairyTale: A True Story
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: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, friendship, children, childhood, miraculous event, fantasy world, photographer, school, heroes, hopes, magic, imagination ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, africa
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Waterland
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: self discovery, college life, high school, college, introspection, couple relations, murder, memory, teacher, pregnancy, teachers and students, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london, pittsburgh, germany
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The Haunting of Julia
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: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: ghost, mystery, losing-it hero, supernatural ability, dealing with death, domestic disturbance, uncover truth, basement, death, haunted house, ghost child, afterlife ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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    User:   87%
 
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Marchlands
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.
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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: psychological, philosophical, surreal, intellectual, serious ...
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
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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.
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Under the Sand
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: death, mentally unstable, male nudity, love, dealing with death, relationships, haunted by the past, mystery, missing person, loneliness, obsession, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, paris france
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    User:   62%
 
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Spider
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, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, schizophrenia, storytelling, memory, paranoia, surrealism, mentally unstable, insanity, spiders, psychology, psychiatry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, africa, britain, east end london
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System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
La feria ambulante
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, stylized, tense ...
Plot: social misfits, circus, supernatural ability, on the road, mystery, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, haunted by the past, great depression, carnival, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: california, usa
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System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
In the Dark Half
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, dealing with death, suburbs, haunted by the past, in the woods, teenage life, dead child, teenager, supernatural, youth, secret place, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
Comedy of Innocence
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Today, Camille turns nine. He had sworn that on his 9th birthday he would show his parents the videos he was shooting on the side - the tail of a cat scampering away, a window, and a veiled woman's face - an intriguing picture... Later that ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, talky, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: single parent, crumbling marriage, uncover truth, obsession, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, dysfunctional family, ghost, family life, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
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Don't Tell
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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 ...
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Last Year at Marienbad
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Country: France, Italy
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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, enigmatic ...
Plot: hotel, obsession, surrealism, memory, mystery, imagination, destiny, existentialism, dreams, loneliness, haunted by the past, new wave ...
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The Lovely Bones
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Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
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Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: emotional, suspense, dark, tense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, family drama, family relations, loss of daughter, serial killer, murder, father daughter relationship, redemption, justice, murder mystery, secrets, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, delaware
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    User:   51%
 
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Paperhouse
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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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, scary, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, coming of age, fantasy world, children, school, supernatural ability, dreams, childhood, young heroes, haunted by the past, sexualized violence, nightmare ...
Place: england
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System:   52%
    User:   47%
 
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Bad Timing
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: sexual, erotic, psychological, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, psychology, overdose, hotel, art, drinking, male nudity, death, sex, divorce, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe, vienna, california, paris france ...
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System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
The Last Wave
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, disturbing, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, lawyer, investigation, supernatural, end of the world, surrealism, catastrophe, australian, dreams, metaphysics, existentialism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
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Neverwhere
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Richard Mayhew leads an ordinary life in London when one day a girl named Door falls, injured, across his path. The next thing he knows, his life is gone and he's pulled into the fantastical world of London Below. Pursued by the murderous ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, dark humor, offbeat, stylized
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, imaginary, danger, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, angel, magic, assassination ...
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
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Neverwas
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: parents and children, mystery, novelist, secret, psychiatrist, schizophrenia, book, writer's life, haunted by the past, misfit, family relations, insomnia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
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Wetherby
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: deadly, mystery, couples, investigation, mysterious character, obsession, memory, haunted by the past, crimes, spinster, dinner party, solitude ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
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System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
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Equus
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, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, psychiatrist, male nudity, insanity, psychiatry, doctors and patients, marriage, psychology, teenage life, pornography, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, ancient greece, greece
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System:   50%
    User:   41%
 
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Track 29
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her long-lost son. Linda embraces Martin and in him finds a welcome reprieve from her unhappy marriage to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, mystery, parents and children, haunted by the past, couples, adoption, family relations, mysterious character, betrayal, alcohol abuse, hitchhiker ...
Time: 80s
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System:   50%
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Pit and the Pendulum
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: insanity, investigation, vengeance, death, torture, murder, adultery, cult, adaptation, palaces castles and temples, haunted by the past, visceral ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
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System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
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Teorema
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wealthy Italian household is turned upside down when a handsome stranger (Terence Stamp) arrives, makes love to every family member and then disappears. Each has an epiphany of sorts, but none can figure out who the seductive visitor was or why he ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: mysterious character, village, crumbling marriage, human nature, mystery, visitor, suburbs, introspection, obsession, parents and children, stranger, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
The Inheritors
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, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, crimes, love and romance, rape, peasant, farm, murder, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1900s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: austria, europe, america
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System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
Muriel, or The Time of Return
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chamber drama about a widow and her son who live in an antique shop in Boulogne. The widow invites a man whom she loved twenty-two years earlier to visit. Her son is haunted by Muriel, a young woman whose death he may have caused while serving as ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, realistic, clever ...
Plot: dealing with death, introspection, mystery, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, human nature, obsession, tragic love, homecoming, road not taken, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
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Lovelorn
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: obsessive quest, siblings relations, afterlife, romance, imaginary, love and romance, dealing with death, destiny, redemption, true love, lovers reunited, parallel world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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System:   49%
    User:   43%
 

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Plot: curses spells and rituals, prostitute, supernatural ability, love affair, reincarnation, social decay, wizards and magicians, danger, imaginary, love and romance, couples, life is a bitch ...
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Country: Estonia, Finland, Sweden, France
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