Movies that are like Cries & Whispers

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Cries & Whispers
Original name: Viskningar och rop
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, ironic, intense, 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, diary, woman, drinking wine, dollhouse, living together, social differences, emotional abuse, crisis of faith, self inflicted injury, looking at self in mirror, dying woman, dinner table, red hair, housekeeper, marital problem, childhood memory, broken glass, manipulation, pain, class differences, sibling rivalry, sickness, death of sister, suspicion, dead woman on bed, mansion, parasol, dead woman, insanity, asking for forgiveness, dinner, screaming, mirror, dream, older man younger woman relationship, closing eyes of dead person, selfishness, corpse, sister sister relationship, surrealism, infidelity, jealousy, masturbation, nightgown, female nudity, servant, crying, dying, flashback, flirting, self mutilation, blood, doctor, husband wife relationship, medicine, black dress, power relations, friends, couples, friendship, couple relations, crumbling marriage, master and servant, love and romance, suicidal, reconciliation, fighting illness, loss of sibling, brother brother relationship, storytelling, honest, drinking
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: sweden
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out enigmatic, reflective, melancholic and serious films with plots including loneliness, relationships, dialogue, culture clash, runaway, character study and storytelling themes mostly in Drama, Music and War genres. Some movies like Cries & Whispers: The Silence (1963), Through a Glass Darkly (1961), Autumn Sonata (1978), Fanny and Alexander (1982), The Passion of Anna (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Silence
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
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Place: europe, sweden, tokyo
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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, compassionate, biting, sexual, earnest, cynical, touching, disturbing, biblical, dark
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Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   97%
 
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   79%
 
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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
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, turn of the century
Place: sweden, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   92%
 
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
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Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   92%
 
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   68%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   80%
 
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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
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Time: contemporary
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System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   47%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   40%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   29%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
 7.8
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Style: bleak, emotional, melancholic, serious, enigmatic, reflective, stylized, lyrical, meditative, psychological, realistic, compassionate, disturbing, breathtaking, gloomy, harsh, talky, thought provoking, heartbreaking, art house, biting, satirical, cynical, witty, atmospheric, ironic, sexy, surreal
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Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
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Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, psychological, harsh, melancholic, enigmatic, reflective, talky, sincere, realistic, stylized, sexy, disturbing, meditative, tense, cynical, cerebral, biting, breathtaking, art house, atmospheric, sexual, dark humor, satirical, macabre, tragic ending, lyrical, compassionate, ironic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
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Nine Lives
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, melancholic, sincere, serious, reflective, emotional, intense, dramatic, art house, bleak, intellectual, talky, sentimental, non-linear, touching, harsh, breathtaking, enigmatic, clever, ironic, sad, depressing, cerebral, dark
Audience: girls' night
Plot: relationships, multiple storylines, human nature, storytelling, solitude, loneliness, dialogue, life philosophy, honest, women, couple relations, friendship, redemption, dysfunctional family, drinking, guilt, pregnancy, visceral, infidelity, writers, hospital, secrets, depression, writing, brutality, culture clash, existentialism, gay, love affair, pornography, character study, life, art, dialogue driven, complex characters, crime gone awry, family drama, death, betrayal, parents and children, life & death, coming of age, unlikely friendships, catastrophe, parenthood, mentor, dark hero, terminal illness, love and romance, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
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System:   31%
    User:   30%
 
Olive Kitteridge
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Style: realistic, depressing, compassionate, melancholic, sincere, serious, sad, cerebral, heartbreaking, reflective, atmospheric, dramatic, harsh, gloomy, touching, emotional, psychological, disturbing, enigmatic, bleak, interesting, meditative, intense, breathtaking, clever, sentimental
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, depression, tragedy, loneliness, parents and children, life, sarcasm, relationships, mental illness, drinking, paranoia, psychology, small town life, storytelling, complex characters, honest, hospital, mentor, life philosophy, adaptation, homeless, childhood, solitude, under the surface, obsession, suicide, culture clash, cancer, character study, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), destiny, art, runaway, parenthood, teacher, family, maturity, elderly, adultery, life & death, coming of age, crime gone awry, unlikely friendships, literature, catastrophe, love, family relations, drug addiction
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, maine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
 7.4
 5K
Goodbye Solo
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, touching, melancholic, enigmatic, meditative, uplifting, serious, bleak, tense, depressing, road movie, reflective, cerebral, sincere, talky, harsh, compassionate, bad ending, dark, atmospheric, emotional, dramatic, captivating, thought provoking, multicultural, tragic ending, macabre, light
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, loneliness, aging, character study, depression, mentor, existentialism, suicide, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, solitude, taxi, life, immigrants, interracial relations, drinking, tragedy, terminal illness, greed, relationships, life & death, storytelling, social differences, classic car, betrayal, eccentricity, redemption, adolescence, multiculturalism, coming of age, elderly, culture clash, dreams, dialogue, journalism, honest, obsession, mental illness, childhood, weapons, father daughter relationship, coming-of-age, sacrifice, crime gone awry, hopes, brutality, pornography, paranoid, catastrophe, runaway
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   28%
 

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 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 Inheritance
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Style: sincere, serious, meditative, realistic, dramatic, reflective, biting, melancholic, bleak, harsh, gloomy, talky, absurd, depressing, enigmatic, emotional, cerebral, psychological, interesting, art house, compassionate, stylized, sad
Plot: dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, family drama, suicide, swedish, parents and children, marriage, workplace, culture clash, life philosophy, restaurant, secrets, pornography, family, character study, mentor, drinking, hospital, family in crisis, french, loneliness, depression, guilt, relationships, capitalism, prejudice, dialogue, catastrophe, family life, vengeance, humanity, redemption, brutality, divorce, parenthood, art, manipulation, storytelling, family problems, male nudity, sacrifice, movie business, hotel, death, gypsy accent, psychology, fighting the system, runaway, betrayal, childhood
Time: contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, sweden, southern france, copenhagen denmark, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
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