Movies like A Day for Women

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A Day for Women (2016)
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A Day for Women (2016)
Original name: Yom lel-Sittat
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A new swimming pool opens in a Cairo district, with the announcement that Sundays will be only for females. This causes ripples throughout the local community, while three women - Shamiya, Azza, and Lula - assess their varying lives.
Plot: islam, feminism, swimming, grief

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and touching films with plots about feminism, islam, muslim, society, male female relationship, swimming and religion mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like A Day for Women: In Between (2016), 678 (2010), The Women's Room (1980), 7 Kinds Οf Wrath (2014), Fleeing from Evil to God (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In Between (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, fuck, and ...
Plot: feminism, lgbt, islam, palestinian, female lawyer, woman smoking cigarette, tradition versus modernity, sea, fiancee, nightclub, cigarette smoking, beach ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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678 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Deals with the phenomenon of sexual harassment in Egypt. Film depicts the moving story of three women Atfguen in some way or another to address the disturbing fact, the phenomenon can not be overlooked in the Egyptian and Arab street and the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: sexual harassment, self defense, bus, society, urban, men hatred, fight back, vigilantism, sexism, gender, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
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The Women's Room (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A wife is sick and tired of her husband's infidelities, so she leaves home and goes back to grad-school. There she meets many self-confident women who help her find her own voice.
Plot: feminism, female friendship, women's liberation, self fulfillment, women's rights, lesbian, love, marriage
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7 Kinds Οf Wrath (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Petros is an archaeologist who experiences the naked Greek paranoia in the center of Athens. Either by choice or coincidence, he comes into contact with people who are "different": An Arab immigrant, who comes to Greece, a land of ...
Plot: arab, islam, migration, male nudity, gay lead character, gay
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Fleeing from Evil to God (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Five men escape to a remote island in order to fight the Devil.
Plot: islam, muslim, religion, propaganda, faith, temptation
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Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 162 min.
Story: By the order of King of Habasha Abraha, one of his army commanders charges ahead Mecca to ruin the House of God. He leads thousands of soldiers, horses and elephants all fully equipped. By God’s will in 3km distance from Mecca, in its outskirts ...
Plot: islam, prophet, religion
Place: iran
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Last Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One morning, residents of a rural village are horrified when the sun rises in the West. According to Islamic belief, this phenomenon signals the Apocalypse. As village folk react differently to the situation, a tragedy strikes when one of the ...
Plot: rape, murder, devil, islam, villager, village, apocalypse
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The Road To Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Slow-burning and smart, French director Rémi Lange's The Road to Love is a romantic tale of self-discovery that also offers a fascinating historical take on homosexuality in northern Africa. French-Algerian sociology student Karim is having ...
Plot: coming out, islam, muslim, pubic hair, filmmaker, male nudity
Place: north africa
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Flying Colors (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A 15 year old mute village girl runs away from home due to problems, lands in Mumbai city. Initially she struggles to cope up with the big city, but fights her way forward to survive and achieve freedom overcoming obstacles.
Plot: feminism, feminist, women's rights, empowerment, coming of age, freedom, teenager
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White Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Debbie, a working class single mother from Leeds, moves her family to Bradford, where they find themselves in an ethnic minority. Daughter Leah must adapt to being the only white girl at school.
Plot: muslim, alcoholic, racism, domestic violence, abusive husband, islam, hijab
Place: yorkshire, england
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59%
Lipstick Under My Burkha  (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four ordinary women, inflicted by silly societal norms, have to steal, lie, cheat and hide in order to lead the lives that they rightfully deserve.
Plot: muslim, islam, masturbation, sexuality, social satire, small town, sex, patriarchy, women
Place: india
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Nowhere (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young Danny has left his home town in the middle of nowhere (="Nirgendwo") behind and moved to Berlin to study business. The twentysomething enjoys big city life and independence. When his father dies unexpectedly, however, Danny has to ...
Plot: female nudity, death of father, death of mother, swimming, suicide, grief, photographer, father son relationship, camera, mother son relationship
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Verses of Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ayat-Ayat Cinta is a beautifully portrayed Islamic love story – a tale of a virtuous Muslim protagonist who overcomes all obstacles of life maintaining pure ideals.
Plot: islam, muslim, student, religion
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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Hannah (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hannah is the intimate portrait of a woman’s loss of identity as she teeters between denial and reality. Left alone grappling with the consequences of her husband’s imprisonment, Hannah begins to unravel. Through the exploration of her fractured ...
Plot: swimming, bra, woman, child abuse, female nudity, panties
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Ben and Benedict (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben (Françoise Lebrun) is a woman who never gets to do what she really wants to do and is the victim of everybody and everything. Benedict is her imaginary creation: the girl who would respond with strength and mastery to situations she can only ...
Plot: medical student, feminism, parisian suburb, pregnancy, car accident, funeral, unrequited love, motherhood, abortion
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Broken Mirrors (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Humour, the currency of Dutch director Gorris' first feminist thriller, A Question of Silence, is exchanged in her second for the much darker coinage of horror. A murderer is at large: a well-dressed businessman who incarcerates his victims, ...
Plot: prostitution, brothel, feminism, starvation, prostitute
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Jinn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer is a carefree teenage girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person. At first resistant to the faith, she begins to reevaluate her identity after becoming attracted to a ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, islam, desire, religious conversion, sexuality, teenager, mother, woman, daughter
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51%
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Ceddo (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Senegal
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When King Demba War sides with the Muslims, the Ceddo kidnap his daughter, Princess Dior Yacine, to protest their forcible conversion to Islam.
Plot: archer, haircut, kidnapping, fire, islam, religious fanatic, king, princess, slave trade
Time: 17th century
Place: africa
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Maria Montessori: una vita per i bambini (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The story of Maria Montessori the most famous pedagogue of the world. She spent all her life to make her "metodo" (method) accepted in the archaic Italian school system, while the rest of the world immediately understand the importance of ...
Plot: philosophy, feminism, education, fascism, italian fascism, children, school, scientist, university, illegitimate son
Place: italy
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50%
At Five in the Afternoon (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nogreh is a young Afghani woman living with her father and her sister-in-law, Leylomah, whose husband, Akhtar, is missing. Beyond the issue of Akhtar, Leylomah is most concerned with how to feed her baby. She cannot provide milk for her baby as her ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: injustice, society, human nature, danger, life is a bitch, parents and children, war, state affairs, hidden identity, survival, feminism, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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Amazing Women by the Sea (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1960s, Bella, her husband Kajus and their young son, Thomas, spend seemingly endless holidays together. Next year the arrival of new neighbors, Rosa and Gabe and their two daughters, start changing their lives.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gender, feminism, parents and children, couple relations, couples, friendship, friends, family relations, jazz, yacht, swimwear, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: finland
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50%
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, inspirational, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: feminism, teachers and students, college, dedicated educator, gender, society, fighting the system, college life, life philosophy, friendship, friendship between women, stereotypes ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, manhattan new york city, harvard university ...
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47%
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Madonnas (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A portrait of Rita, who claims that her mother was never a mother for her. Rita gives birth to her own five children and forces her mother to take the role of a mother.
Plot: freedom, army, release from prison, feminism, society, conflict, empowerment, independence, children, prison, women's prison, social issues
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Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: realistic, emotional, disturbing, serious
Plot: politics, feminism, terrorism, society, rebellion, radical, rebelliousness, siblings relations, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, family relations, journalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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45%
A Woman Like Eve (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Eve lives with her husband Ad and two children somewhere in Amsterdam. Eve seems reasonably happy although she sometimes has the feeling that there's something missing in her life. Her husband – thinking Eve is depressed – sends her on a ...
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian relationship, love, lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian kiss, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, hippie, beach, feminism
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Zinat (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The conflict felt by a modern Iranian woman as she is forced to choose between her career and the traditional obligations of a housewife are examined in this drama. Until she married Hamed, Zinat worked in a public health clinic in a small Iranian ...
Plot: mother in law daughter in law relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, tradition, father son relationship, father in law daughter in law relationship, small town, women's rights, male female relationship, marriage engagement, feminism, iranian ...
Place: iran
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Cat Swallows Parakeet and Speaks! (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cat Swallows Parakeet and Speaks!, Ileana Pietrobruno's triumph of mid-vaginal modernism masterfully confronts the surreal nature of societal attitudes towards the female body. Beautifully shot at Riverview Hospital (formerly an insane asylum), ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: ulcer, nurse, doctor, sex, murder, desperation, health, male female relationship, absurdism, hospital, model, surrealism ...
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Shirin (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the twelfth century, put on stage by Kiarostami. The development of the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, realistic
Plot: theater, artists and showbiz, feminism, play, women, face
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
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42%
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Nargess (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sharp-edged look at people who live outside the constraints of Islamic law.
Plot: iranian, islam, police, love, older woman younger man relationship, hospital, love triangle, theft, thief, muslim
Place: iran
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41%
Aval Appadithan (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Aval Appadithan (English: "That's How She Is") is a Tamil film is directed by C. Rudhraiya. It starred Sripriya, Kamal Hassan and Rajnikanth, with Ilayaraja as music director. The film was noted for its very stylized film making and ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, party, friendship between men, documentary filmmaker, advertising, women's liberation, whiskey, male female relationship, cynicism, feminism, chauvinism, betrayal ...
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