Movies that are like Through a Glass Darkly

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Through a Glass Darkly
Original name: SÃ¥som i en spegel
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, meditative, enigmatic, reflective, serious, talky, melancholic, cerebral, philosophical, realistic, breathtaking, stylized, depressing, gloomy, tense, art house, intellectual, surreal, light, emotional, biting, compassionate, sexual, disturbing, earnest, touching, dark, cynical, biblical
Plot: mental illness, island, schizophrenia, isolation, god, insanity, human nature, relationships, dysfunctional family, swedish, loneliness, existentialism, love, psychology, solitude, depression, character study, parents and children, art, suicide attempt, beautiful scenery, guilt, siblings relations, religion, culture clash, life philosophy, incest, death, dialogue, tragedy, crime gone awry, storytelling, obsession, daughter, secrets, childhood, artist, greed, sacrifice, divorce, family problems, family relations, couple relations, estrangement, confined, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, couples, father in law, psychoanalysis, electroshock therapy, son in law, self destructing, in-laws, mad, catastrophe, hospital, marriage, family drama, family
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden
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Scenes from a Marriage
Drama
Sweden
283 min.
 8.5
The Silence
Drama
Sweden
96 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Through a Glass Darkly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, enigmatic, bleak and serious films with plots including runaway, loneliness, relationships, character study, culture clash, catastrophe and existentialism themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Through a Glass Darkly: Winter Light (1963), The Passion of Anna (1969), The Silence (1963), Cries & Whispers (1972), Scenes from a Marriage (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Winter Light
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, cerebral, meditative, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, reflective, talky, depressing, psychological, breathtaking, realistic, intellectual, philosophical, stylized, cynical, gloomy, emotional, light, harsh, tense, disturbing, thought provoking, interesting, earnest, dramatic, compassionate, scenic
Plot: small town, suicide, god, loneliness, isolation, existentialism, swedish, relationships, clergy, love, dialogue driven, life & death, jesus, religion, obsession, depression, human nature, village, death, apocalypse, complex characters, childhood, life philosophy, character study, introspection, culture clash, dialogue, pastor, winter, priest, faith, philosophy, storytelling, mentor, greed, redemption, solitude, wine, poetry, crime gone awry, humanity, runaway, catastrophe, betrayal, drinking, beautiful scenery, self discovery, art, russian, honest
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   77%
 
The Passion of Anna
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, enigmatic, serious, art house, meditative, talky, cerebral, realistic, melancholic, stylized, reflective, gloomy, disturbing, surreal, breathtaking, sexual, harsh, atmospheric, depressing, cynical, biting, ironic, witty, emotional, intellectual
Plot: island, isolation, relationships, life philosophy, existentialism, character study, crime gone awry, solitude, marriage, opposites attract, loneliness, complex characters, obsession, catastrophe, dialogue, swedish, depression, brutality, suicide, friendship, visceral, animals, love affair, mentor, psychology, guilt, chaos and mayhem, pornography, gangsters, cheating, destiny, greed, dysfunctional family, culture clash, art, death, childhood, drinking, runaway, writers, storytelling, honest, censorship, couples, nudity (topless - notable), deadly, dreams, first contact, lone hero, love and romance
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   90%
 
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The Silence
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Style: sexual, psychological, bleak, serious, enigmatic, cerebral, reflective, melancholic, disturbing, talky, harsh, intellectual, breathtaking, realistic, surreal, meditative, art house, atmospheric, erotic, cynical, philosophical, stylized, depressing, light, emotional, non-linear, compassionate, absurd
Plot: hotel, dysfunctional family, loneliness, relationships, sisters, existentialism, incest, swedish, god, pornography, childhood, sexuality, censorship, sex, parents and children, irreverent, obsession, isolation, nudity (topless - notable), character study, dialogue, drinking, siblings relations, depression, life philosophy, culture clash, desire, travel, rage, solitude, visceral, runaway, women, sibling relationship, male nudity, storytelling, death, religion, art, surrealism, brutality, catastrophe, love and romance, rebellion, crime gone awry, tragedy, couples, family problems, family relations, terminal illness
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   61%
 
Cries & Whispers
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Style: emotional, touching, meditative, bleak, breathtaking, enigmatic, sincere, serious, melancholic, stylized, talky, reflective, psychological, disturbing, tense, depressing, cerebral, compassionate, atmospheric, macabre, lyrical, harsh, realistic, heartbreaking, captivating, surreal, cynical, gloomy, thought provoking, intense, ironic, intellectual
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, death, sisters, loneliness, relationships, life & death, swedish, human nature, cancer, visceral, family bonds, character study, estate, adultery, depression, tragedy, siblings relations, guilt, obsession, solitude, existentialism, dialogue driven, afterlife, suicide attempt, women, dreams, pornography, childhood, sexual abuse, isolation, art, culture clash, secrets, dialogue, marriage, love, complex characters, runaway, sibling relationship, family problems, family relations, family life, dealing with death, life is a bitch, society, unfulfillment, repression, grudge, maid
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   83%
 
Scenes from a Marriage
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
Style: talky, realistic, tense, psychological, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, reflective, meditative, cerebral, breathtaking, bleak, emotional, sincere, compassionate, harsh, atmospheric, clever, disturbing, dramatic, interesting, dark humor, earnest, intellectual, cynical, gloomy, stylized, intense, thought provoking, depressing, witty, sexy
Plot: loneliness, marriage, divorce, crumbling marriage, relationships, love, honest, romance, introspection, love story, obsession, swedish, character study, drinking, runaway, tragedy, visceral, culture clash, catastrophe, couple relations, dialogue, crime gone awry, life philosophy, cognac, marital separation, midlife crisis, selfishness, humiliation, complex characters, greed, pornography, beautiful scenery, adultery, brutality, psychology, dysfunctional family, depression, love affair, extramarital affair, political, mental illness, life & death, women, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, breakup, human nature, infidelity, society
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   73%
 
Hour of the Wolf
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, psychological, enigmatic, serious, meditative, disturbing, cerebral, art house, macabre, dark, talky, lyrical, harsh, tense, melancholic, gloomy, breathtaking, reflective, artsy, dark humor, frightening, depressing, biting, gothic, mysterious, intellectual, interesting, cynical
Plot: island, artist, obsession, isolation, surrealism, insanity, mental illness, losing-it hero, swedish, visceral, existentialism, demons, crumbling marriage, loneliness, character study, dreams, psychology, crime gone awry, mozart, paranoid, art, finnish, breakdown, pregnant wife, couple relations, creativity, paranoia, runaway, storytelling, guilt, infidelity, catastrophe, solitude, depression, gunfight, dysfunctional family, life philosophy, brutality, goth, culture clash, supernatural, unfulfillment, diary, couples, family problems, young wife, ambiguity, baron, necrophilia, psychological torture
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   76%
 
 8.1
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Persona
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Style: talky, surreal, psychological, atmospheric, sexual, disturbing, enigmatic, cerebral, meditative, melancholic, art house, serious, reflective, breathtaking, intellectual, bleak, philosophical, non-linear, stylized, compassionate, tense, emotional, artsy, captivating, erotic, light, dark, harsh, gloomy, avant garde, intense
Plot: existentialism, surrealism, psychology, swedish, loneliness, silence, psychiatry, art, postmodernism, dreams, storytelling, secrets, confession, actress, nurse, obsession, insanity, visceral, identity, patient, medical, violence, character study, women, life & death, relationships, imagination, runaway, depression, childhood, dialogue, artist, pornography, losing-it hero, complex characters, isolation, dream, betrayal, guilt, solitude, life philosophy, institution, mentally unstable, hospital, introspection, doctors and patients, mute character, sex talk, monologue, lesbian
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   54%
 
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Autumn Sonata
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, West Germany, Sweden, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Style: emotional, bleak, talky, reflective, melancholic, serious, heartbreaking, enigmatic, dramatic, meditative, gloomy, realistic, tense, harsh, depressing, art house, cerebral, intense, breathtaking, disturbing, atmospheric, compassionate, sincere, stylized, touching, psychological, intellectual
Plot: redemption, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, marriage, relationships, human nature, loneliness, dialogue driven, family drama, character study, depression, introspection, childhood, swedish, runaway, tragedy, pianist, mentor, complex characters, culture clash, honest, cancer, existentialism, death, drinking, women, secrets, storytelling, parents and children, pornography, crime gone awry, visceral, father daughter relationship, hospital, brutality, life philosophy, dialogue, catastrophe, classical music, artist, mental illness, obsession, family in crisis, haunted by the past, family life, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, reunion
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   58%
 
Fanny and Alexander
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, West Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Style: surreal, clever, serious, atmospheric, emotional, enigmatic, reflective, captivating, breathtaking, cerebral, bleak, talky, thought provoking, meditative, art house, melancholic, intellectual, lyrical, harsh, disturbing, philosophical, sincere, cynical, touching, stylized, witty, sentimental, gothic, interesting, dramatic, psychological, scenic, absurd
Plot: dysfunctional family, orphan, swedish, bishop, family drama, christmas, childhood, ghost, funeral, young heroes, small town, loneliness, art, storytelling, parents and children, death, life & death, culture clash, relationships, guilt, tragedy, character study, greed, theatre group, child prodigy, sibling relationship, abuse, runaway, siblings relations, obsession, catastrophe, pornography, parenthood, complex characters, beautiful scenery, secrets, god, adaptation, surrealism, family, dialogue, gunfight, children, mentor, imagination, marriage, brutality, existentialism, youth, family problems
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, turn of the century
Place: sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
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The Sacrifice
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, UK, France
Duration: 149 min.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, meditative, enigmatic, philosophical, thought provoking, serious, reflective, intellectual, breathtaking, talky, cerebral, melancholic, art house, harsh, surreal, artsy, light, stylized, colourful, emotional, scenic, gloomy, absurd, futuristic
Plot: sacrifice, existentialism, life & death, human nature, god, russian, art, magic realism, apocalypse, storytelling, death, childhood, loneliness, insanity, culture clash, life philosophy, swedish, artist, isolation, catastrophe, dialogue, poetry, character study, crime gone awry, danger, beautiful scenery, philosophy, humanity, religion, solitude, end of the world, greed, eccentricity, distopia, obsession, nuclear war, destiny, memory, pornography, hotel, life is a bitch, island, chase, save the world, redemption, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, terminal illness, hopes, society
Time: 80s
Place: europe, sweden, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
 8.0
 9K
Shame
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, biting, enigmatic, serious, reflective, talky, harsh, dramatic, art house, breathtaking, realistic, cynical, cerebral, emotional, atmospheric, stylized, tense, meditative, light, melancholic, macabre, surreal, witty, compassionate, disturbing, intense, intellectual, brutal, absurd
Plot: war, island, civil war, betrayal, countryside, wartime, swedish, brutality, politics, character study, visceral, soldier, existentialism, culture clash, adultery, psychology, crime gone awry, insanity, drinking, wine, loneliness, relationships, boat, political, ethnic conflict, catastrophe, friendship, childhood, sexual abuse, dialogue, dreams, redemption, marriage, crumbling marriage, innocence lost, on the run, survival, introspection, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, battles, political prisoner, shame, farm, fictional war, refugee, musician, female nudity, husband wife relationship, military
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
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Faithless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective, meditative, enigmatic, bleak, realistic, art house, lyrical, clever, tense, cerebral, sincere, breathtaking, talky, sexual, harsh, intense, intellectual, surreal, erotic, atmospheric, non-linear, disturbing, ironic, dramatic, depressing, stylized, emotional, philosophical, dark
Plot: infidelity, adultery, loneliness, relationships, swedish, betrayal, romance, love affair, marriage, solitude, writers, existentialism, drinking, life philosophy, life & death, redemption, parents and children, storytelling, creativity, obsession, art, mentor, parenthood, isolation, love and romance, island, guilt, dialogue, brutality, catastrophe, greed, artist, first contact, suicide, death, transformation, character study, divorce, couples, humanity, complex characters, multiple storylines, workplace, hospital, culture clash, childhood, runaway, crumbling marriage, tragedy, couple relations
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
 7.5
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Interiors
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: talky, bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, heartbreaking, melancholic, intellectual, sad, depressing, dramatic, cerebral, disturbing, dark, reflective, enigmatic, stylized, dark humor, harsh, touching, meditative, no music, artsy, ironic
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, relationships, depression, family drama, introspection, character study, psychiatry, existentialism, mental illness, death, psychology, guilt, dialogue, suicide, suicide attempt, parents and children, urban, sisters, life philosophy, family, obsession, divorce, tragedy, siblings relations, marriage, mentor, storytelling, parenthood, visceral, life, honest, brutality, sexualized violence, crime gone awry, life & death, adaptation, pornography, violent, writers, culture clash, redemption, insanity, catastrophe, isolation, family problems, family relations, family gatherings, family tragedy, woman smoker
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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The Fire Within
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Style: bleak, melancholic, reflective, serious, gloomy, meditative, realistic, enigmatic, art house, intellectual, emotional, depressing, philosophical, talky, breathtaking, harsh, cerebral, atmospheric, witty, cynical, lyrical, psychological, absurd
Plot: suicide, loneliness, existentialism, crumbling marriage, depression, drinking, french, downfall, addiction, rehabilitation, clinic, character study, life philosophy, art, life, dysfunctional family, mentor, hospital, human nature, relationships, childhood, introspection, life & death, runaway, suicide attempt, catastrophe, redemption, solitude, writers, poetry, destructive relationship, eccentricity, dialogue, friendship, alcohol abuse, doctors, midlife crisis, crime gone awry, homeless, family in crisis, unlikely friendships, immortality, culture clash, god, mental illness, writer's life, women, obsession, classic car, lone hero
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
The Ten Commandments
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, West Germany
Duration: 572 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, reflective, tense, serious, melancholic, meditative, enigmatic, cerebral, intellectual, talky, heartbreaking, epic, clever, dramatic, realistic, breathtaking, philosophical, gloomy, atmospheric, harsh, emotional, depressing, compassionate, stylized, biting, sincere, interesting, cynical
Plot: adultery, human nature, obsession, storytelling, loneliness, complex characters, relationships, solitude, redemption, existentialism, character study, art, childhood, morality, catholicism, censorship, god, philosophy, voyeurism, life & death, love, life philosophy, mentor, tragedy, hospital, guilt, runaway, death, idealism, greed, pornography, depression, doctors, multiple storylines, dialogue, humanity, infidelity, catastrophe, introspection, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, murder, society, ten commandments, polish, taxi driver, drifter, stranger, christmas, god or devil
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
The King Is Alive
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: bleak, serious, atmospheric, psychological, realistic, melancholic, sexual, absurd, road movie, harsh, art house, meditative, cerebral, enigmatic, talky, ironic, reflective, disturbing, intellectual, stylized, surreal, satirical, breathtaking, cynical, philosophical, dark
Plot: desert, survival, isolation, existentialism, bus, dogma, shakespeare, stranded, relationships, village, humanity, theatre milieu, tourist, rescue, tragedy, crime gone awry, loneliness, catastrophe, human nature, writers, dialogue, village life, art, danger, storytelling, lone hero, brutality, artist, visceral, hip hop, gunfight, first contact, misfit, mentor, adaptation, society, demons, male nudity, life is a bitch, natural disaster, culture clash, transformation, camp, runaway, life philosophy, fantasy world, fight scenes, stupidity, deadpan, character study
Time: 90s
Place: africa, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
 8.0
 14K
The Night
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, meditative, enigmatic, reflective, melancholic, serious, gloomy, talky, art house, cerebral, sexual, realistic, breathtaking, bleak, intellectual, harsh, clever, ironic, erotic, surreal, tense, light, lyrical, emotional, sincere, psychological, sexy
Plot: hospital, infidelity, marriage, relationships, crumbling marriage, existentialism, loneliness, party, human nature, life philosophy, nightclub, runaway, introspection, life & death, art, one day, couple relations, character study, catastrophe, friendship, storytelling, culture clash, obsession, love, death, mentor, complex characters, drinking, crime gone awry, adultery, dialogue, poetry, parents and children, hotel, isolation, transformation, surrealism, classic car, creativity, dysfunctional family, multiple storylines, wine, writers, midlife crisis, love and romance, terminal illness, unfulfillment, socialite, husband wife relationship, couples
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, usa, italy, tokyo, los angeles, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
Oslo, August 31st
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Style: talky, realistic, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic, reflective, sincere, serious, meditative, heartbreaking, gloomy, cerebral, breathtaking, harsh, dark humor, depressing, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, intellectual, disturbing, touching, philosophical, road movie, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, lyrical, intense, dramatic, tense
Plot: addiction, loneliness, writer's life, depression, suicide, suicide attempt, drug addiction, character study, drinking, human nature, drugs, life philosophy, existentialism, tragedy, childhood, friendship, relationships, drugs/alcohol, urban, introspection, unlikely friendships, life, life & death, mentor, solitude, runaway, insanity, greed, redemption, memory, dysfunctional family, obsession, old friends, suicide thoughts, culture clash, crime gone awry, dreams, paranoid, rehabilitation, poetry, betrayal, dialogue, workplace, honest, drug abuse, complex characters, transformation, hospital, writers, starting over
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, california, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
Movie in collections
Pelle the Conqueror
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, stylized, bleak, gloomy, realistic, meditative, talky, touching, harsh, enigmatic, reflective, breathtaking, earnest, disturbing, compassionate, depressing, witty, scenic, cerebral, art house
Plot: immigrants, father son relationship, parents and children, farm, loneliness, culture clash, down on your luck, character study, childhood, island, redemption, mentor, emigrant, working class, father-son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), family drama, catastrophe, vengeance, gunfight, beautiful scenery, dysfunctional family, relationships, death, oil, tragedy, art, storytelling, runaway, brutality, coming of age, crime gone awry, male nudity, dialogue, drinking, youth, obsession, society, parenthood, life philosophy, hospital, love, existentialism, adaptation, fighting the system, pornography, violent, complex characters, solitude, insanity
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: denmark, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
 7.2
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Safe
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, enigmatic, realistic, reflective, melancholic, art house, suspenseful, cerebral, ironic, talky, meditative, thought provoking, harsh, satirical, stylized, bad ending, surreal, intellectual, dramatic, light, road movie, absurd
Plot: environment, crumbling marriage, loneliness, isolation, existentialism, doctors and patients, desert, quarantine, psychiatry, solitude, housewife, obsession, allergy, retreat, illness, medicine, psychiatrist, doctors, life philosophy, disorder, chemical, sex, paranoia, catastrophe, character study, suburbs, society, visceral, dialogue, relationships, depression, life & death, unfulfillment, pornography, drinking, environmental, psychology, workplace, mental illness, couples, mentor, brutality, greed, brainwashing, dysfunctional family, humanity, distopia, family problems, first contact, wilderness
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
 7.0
 5K
Requiem
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, suspenseful, disturbing, talky, dramatic, sincere, atmospheric, dark humor, breathtaking, harsh, interesting, enigmatic, dark, stylized, bleak, cerebral, meditative, intense, depressing, emotional, reflective
Plot: mental illness, friendship, depression, small town, catholicism, psychology, religion, disability, hospital, relationships, german, college, storytelling, loneliness, character study, crime gone awry, christianity, life & death, life, drinking, exorcism, epilepsy, brutality, death, becoming an adult, therapist, desperation, freedom, daughter, confession, prayer, delusion, paranoia, youth, demons, insanity, sexual abuse, unlikely friendships, runaway, schizophrenia, justice, islam, college life, clergy, parenthood, catastrophe, mentor, visceral, redemption, corruption
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
The Scrounger
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Style: realistic, compassionate, bleak, lyrical, harsh, reflective, serious, gloomy, melancholic, enigmatic, talky, depressing, breathtaking, cynical, meditative, rough, atmospheric, art house, stylized, macabre, erotic, biting, road movie, sexual, sentimental, disturbing, psychological, neorealism, avant garde, earnest, emotional, sad, sexy, cerebral
Plot: poverty, prostitution, social misfits, prostitute, drinking, women, relationships, dreams, redemption, runaway, criminal heroes, tragedy, art, loneliness, existentialism, neo realism, obsession, pornography, pimp, life philosophy, culture clash, poetry, fascism, crimes, gangs, dysfunctional family, robbery, violence, guilt, male nudity, character study, childhood, friendship, dishonesty, urban, sexual abuse, idealism, suicide attempt, catastrophe, multiple storylines, crime gone awry, gangsters, life, honest, mental illness, brutality, gunfight, russian, society, life is a bitch
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
A Woman Under the Influence
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Style: bleak, talky, emotional, tense, psychological, realistic, serious, enigmatic, cerebral, reflective, harsh, melancholic, disturbing, stylized, depressing, breathtaking, atmospheric, intense, sincere, meditative, art house, biting, suspenseful, dramatic, compassionate, artsy, absurd, intellectual
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, insanity, crumbling marriage, visceral, relationships, marriage, character study, obsession, loneliness, tragedy, crazy, brainwashing, runaway, culture clash, paranoid, love, depression, psychology, drinking, family in crisis, guilt, eccentricity, mental breakdown, suicide attempt, crime gone awry, manipulation, pornography, complex characters, suburbs, hospital, greed, brutality, adultery, working class, art, catastrophe, life philosophy, family drama, family, honest, misfit, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, domestic violence, couple relations, housewife, woman, mental instability
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   31%
 
Movie in collections
 7.7
 15K
Distant
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Style: bleak, meditative, art house, serious, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, sincere, talky, harsh, cerebral, light, breathtaking, touching, intellectual, emotional, psychological, lyrical, stylized, depressing, philosophical, sexual, absurd
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, love and romance, existentialism, pornography, drinking, relationships, unfulfillment, urban, life & death, life philosophy, dialogue, catastrophe, culture clash, human nature, art, depression, small town, alone in the world, isolation, introspection, mentor, looking for love, redemption, greed, solitude, life, parents and children, family bonds, unemployment, down on your luck, environment, guilt, humanity, complex characters, character study, writers, unlikely friendships, runaway, homeless, poverty, storytelling, creativity, brutality, childhood, city life, multiple storylines, workplace, society, hotel
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, turkey, tokyo, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
The Vertical Ray of the Sun
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Style: talky, meditative, reflective, serious, sentimental, melancholic, lyrical, realistic, enigmatic, scenic, breathtaking, sincere, stylized, touching, colourful, sexy, light, bleak, art house, harsh, humorous, surreal, atmospheric, biting, psychological, emotional, cerebral, sweet, intellectual
Plot: infidelity, cafe, relationships, sisters, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, loneliness, beautiful scenery, love, human nature, incest, culture clash, existentialism, art, solitude, couple relations, marriage, dialogue, poetry, food, fantasy world, hotel, writers, vengeance, guilt, idealism, depression, parents and children, catastrophe, family, pornography, multiple storylines, childhood, adultery, betrayal, storytelling, siblings relations, male nudity, runaway, secrets, isolation, obsession, memory, parenthood, women, family life, love and romance, pregnancy, couples, family problems
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
 7.9
 7K
Mamma Roma
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Style: melancholic, compassionate, bleak, serious, gloomy, reflective, harsh, talky, enigmatic, realistic, lyrical, breathtaking, cynical, neorealism, stylized, meditative, biting, sexy, road movie, atmospheric, art house, depressing, disturbing, emotional, ironic, cerebral
Plot: prostitute, redemption, prostitution, loneliness, childhood, going straight, runaway, relationships, hospital, pornography, tragedy, pimp, culture clash, adolescence, starting over, rebellion, thief, church, bar, wedding, friendship, crime gone awry, existentialism, coming of age, art, lgbt, parent child relationship, single mother, life philosophy, human nature, life, mentor, workplace, marriage, drinking, dysfunctional family, depression, catastrophe, women, aging, betrayal, vengeance, character study, coming-of-age, parents and children, incest, fighting the system, gunfight, solitude, brutality
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo, mexico, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   29%
 
The Night of the Iguana
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, talky, sexy, reflective, compassionate, clever, realistic, enigmatic, dramatic, tense, bleak, witty, touching, dark humor, atmospheric, cynical, harsh, melancholic, satirical, depressing, ironic, stylized, interesting, intellectual, macabre, biting, meditative, breathtaking, emotional, cerebral, philosophical, absurd
Plot: hotel, church, drinking, loneliness, mental illness, clergy, redemption, runaway, mentor, gunfight, complex characters, greed, adaptation, crime gone awry, human nature, death, guide, tourist, minister, spinster, bus driver, priest, bus, corruption, self discovery, life & death, tour bus, character study, demons, dialogue, insanity, relationships, alcohol abuse, poetry, catastrophe, brutality, gangsters, idealism, life philosophy, british, depression, justice, morality, culture clash, small town, eccentricity, pornography, religions or cults, dialogue driven, unlikely friendships
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, tennessee, texas, virginia, usa
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System:   29%
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Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: dark humor, bleak, atmospheric, serious, melancholic, absurd, surreal, depressing, offbeat, realistic, reflective, road movie, breathtaking, art house, artsy, enigmatic, psychological, emotional, touching, ironic, dark, meditative, stylized, disturbing
Plot: treasure hunt, wilderness, loneliness, obsession, destiny, obsessive quest, workplace, solitude, character study, depression, pornography, rabbit, language barrier, dreams, death, magic realism, surrealism, mental illness, culture clash, runaway, existentialism, self discovery, life, escapades, hotel, survival, suicide, isolation, relationships, crime gone awry, women, violent, insanity, nudity (topless - notable), life & death, writers, storytelling, alone in the world, tragedy, treasure, female protagonist, hare krishna, poncho, hot chocolate, fence, snow, delusion, map, neo-noir, family drama
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, japan, tokyo, usa, north dakota
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System:   29%
    User:   31%
 

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Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Finland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Style: emotional, bleak, reflective, serious, enigmatic, melancholic, meditative, talky, sincere, realistic, psychological, art house, cerebral, touching, breathtaking, depressing, disturbing, surreal, compassionate, stylized, harsh, heartbreaking, intense, dramatic
Plot: loneliness, relationships, marriage, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, swedish, existentialism, depression, solitude, human nature, guilt, vengeance, divorce, life & death, death, visceral, character study, hospital, introspection, pornography, art, storytelling, family drama, culture clash, dialogue, classical music, suicide attempt, drinking, crime gone awry, couple relations, incest, betrayal, suicide, obsession, parents and children, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, runaway, catastrophe, writers, psychology, artist, mentor, siblings relations, childhood, brutality, police investigation, dreams, parenthood, family in crisis
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, munich germany, helsinki finland, st. petersburg russia, florence italy, hamburg germany, australia
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System:   28%
    User:   30%
 
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 68 min.
Style: bleak, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, talky, reflective, macabre, ironic, meditative, gloomy, realistic, disturbing, breathtaking, art house, stylized, heartbreaking, humorous, harsh, depressing, atmospheric, surreal, cerebral, psychological, dark, intense, tragicomedy, satirical, philosophical, absurd, dark humor
Plot: loneliness, vengeance, factory, finnish, working class, deadpan, depression, drinking, existentialism, dialogue, pregnancy, solitude, life philosophy, relationships, brutality, death, revenge, crime gone awry, tragedy, childhood, character study, poison, murder, life & death, runaway, pornography, storytelling, match, factory worker, parent child relationship, isolation, workplace, mentor, visceral, police investigation, destiny, catastrophe, art, dreams, suicide attempt, violent, misfit, crime, classic car, redemption, culture clash, society, insanity, chase, greed
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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