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Photographing Fairies (1997)
 6.8
 3K
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, touching, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, captivating, surreal, fairy tale, suspense
Plot: fairy, legends and myths, supernatural, love and romance, mystery, death sentence, imaginary kingdom, haunted by the past, couples, imaginary, dealing with death, unfulfillment, sex, dancing, angel, mountain, magic, wedding, religion, forest, fantasy world, death, female nudity, snow, train ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, alps, switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, atmospheric and realistic films with plots about cigarette smoking, photograph, husband wife relationship, drinking, storytelling, death and couples mostly in Drama, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Photographing Fairies: FairyTale: A True Story (1997), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Waterland (1992), Birth (2004), After Life (1998). 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, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: fairy, single parent, family, friendship, hopes, miraculous event, supernatural ability, heroes, family relations, friends, disorder, siblings relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, year 1917
Place: england, london, europe, africa, yorkshire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 579K
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: atmospheric, fairy tale, serious, macabre, gothic ...
Plot: dark fantasy, fairy, creature, monster, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, young heroes, imaginary, in the woods, death, fantasy world ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, gloomy
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, haunted by the past, self discovery, power relations, couples, introspection, couple relations, murder, pregnancy, fear ...
Time: 90s, 1910s, 1920s, 1940s
Place: england, london, europe, pittsburgh, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 33K
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, melancholic, artsy ...
Plot: reincarnation, older woman younger man relationship, wedding, mystery, couples, dishonesty, little boy, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, obsession, love triangle, obsessive love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.7
 9K
After Life (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After death, people have just one week to choose only a memory to keep for eternity.
Style: surreal, touching, stylized, serious, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, cloud, memory, airplane, old man, teenage girl, eternity, bell, heaven, destiny, disneyland, videotaping ...
Time: 20th century
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: psychological, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, sexual abuse, introspection, self discovery, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, couples, family problems, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: psychological, serious, fairy tale
Plot: secret, psychiatrist, schizophrenia, book, novelist, haunted by the past, parents and children, writer's life, mystery, family relations, reality vs fantasy, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 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: realistic, gloomy, serious, mind bending, psychological
Plot: solitude, investigation, obsession, memory, deadly, couples, crimes, mystery, mysterious character, haunted by the past, spinster, dinner party ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 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, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, parallel world, friendship, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, nightmare, house, drawing ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, serious, gloomy, psychological, scary ...
Plot: ghost, seance, friendship, death, basement, haunted house, death in the family, mystery, domestic disturbance, family problems, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, touching ...
Plot: torture, attempted murder, haunted by the past, vengeance, humiliation, doctor, mind game, revenge, human nature, couples, rivalry, price of justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, chile, barcelona, south america, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, disturbing, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: water, murder, lawyer, apocalypse, storm, dream, nightmare, shaman, sign, manslaughter, court, aborigine ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 34K
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: psychological, disturbing, bleak, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, haunted by the past, mental patient, murder, betrayal, identity crisis, mystery, vengeance, misfit, infidelity, childhood trauma, past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, britain, africa, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 5K
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, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, war veteran, self discovery, partners, parents and children, friends, life, male friendship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 35K
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, suspenseful, psychological, scary, twists and turns ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, doctor, mystery, romance, dealing with death, lovers apart, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, colombia, venezuela, chicago illinois, latin america
⇓ 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: gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: village, village life, murder, farm, peasant, rape, human nature, lifestyle, society, forced into action, vengeance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1890s, 1900s, 19th century ...
Place: austria, europe, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 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, cult film, sexual, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, nato, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, love, inspector, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, morocco, california, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.7
 1K
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: psychological, serious, mind bending, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: island, mind game, tarot cards, greek island, mystery, redemption, mental illness, danger, riddles and clues, teachers and students, doctor patient relationship, chase ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1943, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 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, psychological, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, horse, obsession, mental illness, introspection, atrocity, teenage life, religion, zoophilia, mentally unstable, power relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 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: island, curse, memory, hopes, haunted by the past, starting over, romance, mystery, curses spells and rituals, loner, funeral, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: apocalypse, against the odds, downfall, political corruption, chaos and mayhem, head of state, life is a bitch, environmentalism, rise and fall, society, capture, slum ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: england, europe, london, manhattan new york city, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: realistic, disturbing, surreal, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: mental illness, psychopath, schizophrenia, delusion, dishonesty, couples, family problems, infidelity, deadly, air disaster, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Woodlanders (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, rich and poor, romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, fall in love, looking for love, couples, unfulfillment, rise to the top, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
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, tense, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: pedophile, rape, afterlife, family drama, death in the family, loss of child, serial killer, loss of daughter, murder, heaven and hell, tragic event, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: chateau, hotel, mystery, obsession, amnesia, romance, haunted by the past, new wave, dishonesty, destiny, hopes, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, society, arranged marriage, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: gloomy, serious, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: ghost, dead child, teenager, suburbs, teenage life, dealing with death, supernatural, secret place, youth, in the woods, haunted by the past, photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 10K
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: psychological, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, haunted by the past, countryside, attempted murder, couple relations, dangerous attraction, guilt, mental illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, post traumatic stress, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.3
 58K
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: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: deal with the devil, society, physical appearance, aristocracy, painting, fall in love, immortality, love and romance, supernatural, high society, eternal youth, obsession ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, haunted house, family relations, young heroes, love and romance, parents and children, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, youth, family life, couples ...
Place: africa, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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