Movies like Sworn Virgin

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Sworn Virgin (2015)
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Sworn Virgin (2015)
Original name: Vergine giurata
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.
Style: touching, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: starting over, hidden identity, hopes, introspection, disorder, sexuality, gender, mountain, life is a bitch, discrimination, society, strong female presence, unfulfillment, female director, male nudity, bathroom, bare breasts, gay interest, urinal
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, albania

Most similar movies to Sworn Virgin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, contemplative and gloomy films with plots about introspection, hopes, society, family relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch and female director mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sworn Virgin: Winter in the Blood (2013), Watchtower (2012), When the Night (2011), Island (2011), Exit: A personal history (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Winter in the Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, obsessive quest, hung over, on the road, native american, twilight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
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95%
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Watchtower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haunted by his dark past, a man takes a job as a fire warden in a remote tower in the wilderness, and is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a terrible secret of her own. (TIFF)
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, disorder, misfit, in the woods, confined, social misfits, introspection, isolation, loneliness, society, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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94%
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When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy, touching
Plot: mountain, unfulfillment, love and romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, female director, snow, mother son relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.8
 455
Island (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on 'Jane Rogers' acclaimed novel, "Island" is a tale of yearning and retribution. Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. Incapable of love, fearful and desperate ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: island, hidden identity, undercover, family problems, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, dishonesty, obsessive quest, redemption, orphan, female director, storm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Exit: A personal history (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man travels to Holland for an assisted suicide. The young man was convinced that this was his only way of ending an existence that he considered to lack any dignity.
Style: experimental, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, human nature, dull life, unfulfillment, dealing with death, urban, siblings relations, death wish, sexual content, urban setting, human rights, disability
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.2
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Inside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man's life, thoughts, feelings and his very own darkness... Adapted from Dostoevsky's novel "Notes from Undergroud", Demirkubuz follows Muharrem as he gets himself invited to a party where he is not welcome, just to find ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating
Plot: human nature, cause and meaning, introspection, hopes, artists and showbiz, writer's life, humiliation, loneliness, party, dull life, losing-it hero, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.6
 193
The Quiet Roar (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: MARIANNE (Evabritt Strandberg) is a 68-year old woman diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (LSD) and meditation by a counselor, Eva (Hanna Schygulla). Through this she ...
Style: serious, contemplative, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: aging, drug abuse, elderly, introspection, dealing with death, terminal illness, disease, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.4
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A Useful Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Spain
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A movie-theater employee adjusts to a new life after the cinema he worked at for over 25 years is forced to shut down.
Style: realistic, sentimental, contemplative, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: self discovery, theater, introspection, starting over, cinema, society, hopes, looking for love, optimism, love and romance, movie theatre
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 28
Fall to Rise (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: contemplative, emotional, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: ambition, introspection, artists and showbiz, hopes, dancer's life, strong female presence, women, dancer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
In Memory of Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Investigates the life a young man who has decided to enter a Jesuit monastery in Venice, but is then overcome by agonizing doubts before his ordination.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: monastery, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle, hopes, society, clergy, religions or cults, starting over, christianity, obedience, self doubt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
It's All So Quiet (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a farmer, Helmer, who realizes that his life has been influenced to an unhealthy extent by his aging father. An adaptation of a bestselling and critically acclaimed novel by Gerbrand Bakker.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: countryside, farmer, family relations, farm, gay, introspection, hopes, midlife crisis, self discovery, village life, dull life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: contemplative, serious, stylized, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, introspection, romance, seaport, unfulfillment, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: contemplative, serious, atmospheric, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, family relations, introspection, couples, under the surface, mystery, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Angel's Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zeynep, Tülin Özen works in a hotel as a housekeeper. But she suffers hell on earth because of her father's behavior. She only talks to Mustafa, 'Engin Dogan' who works in the same hotel and he is interested in Zeynep. She is not ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: family problems, parents and children, destiny, love and romance, life is a bitch, dull life, death in the family, family relations, society, chance, sexual content, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Cold Water of the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Costa Rica, France, Spain, Netherlands, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast where he has to sell a property. There, they find Karina (7), late at night and in the middle of nowhere. She tells then she ran away from home.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: mysterious character, couple relations, obsession, introspection, social differences, lifestyle, society, little girl, beach, twentysomething life, ocean or sea, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: sailor, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, south, alcoholic, society, hopes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
I Am from Titov Veles (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Republic of North Macedonia, Belgium, France, Slovenia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Burdened by memories of their late father, three sisters struggle to escape the suffocating environment of the dying town of Veles. A contemporary story of urban decay, „Jas sum od Titov Veles“ employs a stark realism to depict the vivid ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, serious, bleak ...
Plot: introspection, social decay, family problems, society, dysfunctional family, family relations, daydreamer, life is a bitch, small town, adult virgin, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Mountain (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This is the story of Nora and Solveig, a grief-stricken couple on a hike through the mountain range where they had a traumatic experience two years prior. Nora and Solveig are hiking through a snow-covered, rough, but beautiful scenery on a tour of ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mountain, hopes, family problems, couples, haunted by the past, introspection, death in the family, couple relations, gender, dealing with death, lesbian relationship, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.4
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Hotel (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Erika is mentally bruised and starts group therapy with people seeking absolute anonymity.
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: group therapy, hotel, introspection, friendship, anonymity, life is a bitch, family problems, society, child illness, couple relations, hopes, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Shun Li and the Poet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, hopes, single parent, workplace situations, fish out of water, life is a bitch, misfit, workplace, petty job, village, immigrants, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.8
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Autumn (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man struggles after his release from ten years as a political prisoner.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, homecoming, starting over, family relations, society, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, reconciliation, fighting illness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.0
 702
War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: photojournalist, society, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, immigrants, female protagonist, rivalry, couples, strong female presence, photographer, war photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Nothing Personal (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her final gesture of taking a ring off her finger signals she is ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, starting over, loneliness, friendship, human nature, freedom, drifter, solitude, on the road, estrangement, travel, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
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Lourdes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains.
Style: realistic, contemplative, serious, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: miraculous event, disability, religions or cults, redemption, clergy, society, healing power, religion, volunteer, self discovery, envy, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Horse Money (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While the young captains lead the revolution in the streets, the people of Fontainhas search for Ventura, lost in the woods.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: rebellion, haunted by the past, social decay, introspection, immigrants, revolution, life is a bitch, mental institution, society, state affairs, human nature, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 227
The Dune (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Israeli man searches for his father in France.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, family relations, estrangement, family problems, hopes, investigation, parents and children, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, redemption, unfulfillment, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, haunted by the past, introspection, sexual abuse, family relations, estrangement, hopes, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: touching, emotional, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: death in the family, hopes, family problems, last wish, family relations, introspection, dealing with death, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, very little dialogue, journey, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dormant Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, contemplative
Plot: paralysis, doctor, life is a bitch, dealing with death, family relations, parents and children, mercy killing, suffering, loss of daughter, father daughter estrangement, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2009
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 852
Labour of Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the crumbling environs of Calcutta, Labour of Love is a lyrical unfolding of two ordinary lives suspended in the duress of a spiralling recession.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, working class, society, introspection, couples, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, bittersweet, solitude, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%