Movies like The Woman Who Left

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The Woman Who Left (2016)
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The Woman Who Left (2016)
Original name: Ang Babaeng Humayo
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 226 min.
Story: After spending the last 30 years in prison, Horacia is immediately released when someone else confessed to the crime. Still overwhelmed by her new freedom, she comes to the painful realization that her aristocratic former lover had set her up. As kidnappings targeting the wealthy begin to proliferate, Horacia sees the opportunity to plot her revenge.
Plot: vengeance, lawyer, island, church, gun, beach, singing, radio, tattoo, doctor, boat, female protagonist, rain, bus, night, murder, woman, rainstorm, false accusation, confession, ex convict, priest, protest, man dressed as woman, hiding place ...
Time: year 1997
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and gloomy films with plots about murder, female nudity, beach, boat, gun, rape and gay mostly in Drama, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Woman Who Left: The Mistress (2012), From What Is Before (2014), When the Love Is Gone (2013), Naked Under the Moon (1999), Directions (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Mistress (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young woman is torn between the affections of her two lovers. One is a young bachelor who brings passion into her life. The other is a married man who has kept her as his mistress for years. Architect JD has a chip on his shoulder about his father ...
Plot: mistress, filipino, female director, inheritance, heart attack, death of father, rain, bookstore, alzheimer's disease, billiards, seamstress, coffee ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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95%
From What Is Before (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 338 min.
Story: The Philippines, 1972. Mysterious things are happening in a remote barrio. Wails are heard from the forest, cows are hacked to death, a man is found bleeding to death at the crossroad and houses are burned. Ferdinand E. Marcos announces Proclamation ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: forces of nature, village life, mystery, isolation, village, clergy, confined, chaos, danger, society, martial law, army ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1970, year 1971
Place: the philippines
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93%
A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Philippines, Singapore
Duration: 485 min.
Story: Andrés Bonifacio y de Castro is considered to be one of the most influential proponents in the struggle against Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines during the late nineteenth century. Today, he is still celebrated as the father of the ...
Style: art house
Plot: wounded man, wound, wounded, night, forest, rain
Place: the philippines
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76%
When the Love Is Gone (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the Love Is Gone is a 2013 Filipino romantic drama film directed by Andoy Ranay, starring Cristine Reyes, Gabby Concepcion, Alice Dixson, Andi Eigenmann, and Jake Cuenca. The film is distributed by Viva Films with co-production of Multivision ...
Plot: murder, caught in the act, beach resort, other woman, art exhibition, heart attack, chance meeting, resort, death of lover, closeted gay, cupcake, college ...
Place: the philippines
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69%
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Naked Under the Moon (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman recalls how her father (a fallen priest), her mother (a woman with a secret past) and her teenage sister returned with her to live in their ancestral home after the family business failed. She was plagued with mysterious problems of ...
Plot: sex party, rosary, mute, retreat, desert, suicide, sea, morality, confession, faith, rape, country ...
Place: the philippines
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69%
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Directions (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A road movie set in present day Bulgaria, a country remains optimistic, mainly because all the realists and pessimists have left. At a meeting with his banker, a small business owner, who drives a cab to make ends meet, discovers the bribe he will ...
Plot: suicide thoughts, shot in the chest, revenge, murder, listening to a radio, cafe, airport, talking to a dog, apartment, multiple storylines, disgruntled worker, debt ...
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65%
Ika-11 Utos Mahalin Mo Asawa Mo (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: This film is about domestic violence.
Plot: female director, band, musician, court, flashback, battered wife, legal action, violence against women, psychologist, self defense, lawyer, judge ...
Place: the philippines
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56%
Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not ...
Plot: sex scene, mother child relationship, child, theft, violence, transvestite, family relations, missing child, street, money, crying, husband wife relationship ...
Place: the philippines
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55%
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Wailing in the Forest (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An indigenous family, one of the last forest people of old, copes with the unusual changes in their environment including the imposing lifestyle and customs of the more sociable tribes on the plains.
Style: fairy tale, mysterious
Plot: ritual, isolation
Place: the philippines, asia
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52%
Soliloquy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bus takes-off from urban Manila to the rural southeastern side of the country, carrying a group of mixed passengers from all walks of life, each one has a personal story to tell and they are telling it in their own voice. During the long journey, ...
Plot: road trip, superstition, one day, bus, ex convict, translator, butterfly, journey, pregnancy, knife, gay, deaf mute
Place: the philippines
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52%
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Nympha (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A re-imagination of the Celso Ad Castillo classic, "Nympha" tells the story of an orphan woman named Nympha living in a backward province with a narrow minded aunt who is a religious fanatic.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cemetery, female nudity, murder, sex
Place: the philippines
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50%
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Scorpio Nights (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a crowded, multi-appartment house, a young student peeps on his neighbours making love and subsequently develops a steamy affair with the neighbour's wife. The affair slowly becomes an obsession and spins out of control.
Plot: female full frontal nudity, peeping tom, voyeurism, love affair, hairy vagina, butt naked, yellow cab, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), welder, radio, student ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
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50%
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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: murder, villager, islam, apocalypse, village, devil, countryside, rape
Place: the philippines
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46%
Letters of Solitude (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Rashid Ali returns to his Maguindanao hometown after studying and working for more than 25 years in Barcelona, Spain. Idealistic, he dreams of using what he learned in Europe to improve the lives of his people. But nothing has changed since he left. ...
Plot: radio, letter writing, gate, sister, news report, bicycle, master, postman
Place: the philippines
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46%
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For Your Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An extremely mannered and increasingly preposterous tale of a fortysomething woman who has to deal with an abusive, double-dealing husband and a handsome, soap-actor lover who seems to be too good to be true.
Plot: nun, false accusation, tunnel, pigeon, church, skull, deaf mute, seaside, murder, bare breasts, sign language, depression ...
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45%
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Strands (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Isabel and Clara are two childhood friends separated by fate. Isabel is a naive provincial lass who works as an indigenous fabric weaver while Clara is the liberated city girl. Clara has gone wild after her mother runs off with another man. The two ...
Plot: childhood friend, girlfriend boyfriend relationship, friend, sex scene, conservative, erotica, murder, female nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A priest visits a small seaside town. Miling a former nun who now teaches catechism on the island thinks that father Emman is the priest she sent for. She believes that a priest would help revive the townspeople's faith in God by putting up ...
Plot: fake priest, burnt face, sex, politics, prostitute, rape, island, female nudity, white slavery
Place: the philippines
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45%
Whisper to God (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her boyfriend leaves for Japan on a singing contract, a dancer is so distraught she does not see the car that hits her. The driver pretends to be a helpful passer-by; they fall in love and gets married. Only bringing her to a more complicated ...
Plot: brain tumor, blind man, friend, singer, road accident, jail, kidnapping, dancer, rape, murder
Place: the philippines
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43%
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First Taste (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The title "Binyag" translates to 'loss of innocence,' and this little-known film from the Philippenes shows, very effectively, the process in which one young person loses his own innocence. A boy living a quiet, picturesque life ...
Plot: sex, countryside, skinny dipping, homosexual, male nudity, beach, gay, village, gay interest, oral sex
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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Children Metal Divers (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The heart-tugging story of children who scavenge for metal scraps in the murky waters of Manila Bay, often risking their lives in the process.
Plot: coming of age, muslim, metal, boy, anchor, mermaid, barge, swimming, beach, boat, ship, underwater scene ...
Place: the philippines
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41%
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Macho Dancer (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A former American soldier becomes an exotic dancer and male prostitute in Manila.
Style: sexy, disturbing, sexual, rough, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, police corruption, sexual relations, murder, transsexual, countryside, couples, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Lucky (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a young mother with a failed marriage behind her, who fights daily for her dream to open a hair salon, challenging her fate in an effort to free herself and gain independence and right to happiness.
Plot: single mother, sex scene, fiancee, therapy, aquarium, casino, woman drowned, murder by drowning, alzheimer's disease, twist the dance, divorced couple, tattoo ...
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39%
A Speck in the Water (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nunal sa Tubig is a story of a community living on an island where fishing is the main source of livelihood and how they are affected by progress.
Plot: contamination, clothesline, midwife, fish, dead child, birth, sailor, boat, fisherman, death of husband, foreigner, fishing village ...
Place: the philippines
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39%
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Minor (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High school student Jen Guilarman lives in misery with her abusive mother and her mom's lesbian lover. Looking for some escape, she aims to join an all-girl gang which first requires her to undergo a sexual rite. Jen only has one man in mind, ...
Plot: escapades, award, underage, gunned down, teacher, alcohol, student, initiation, staircase, trial, death of son, cancer ...
Place: the philippines
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39%
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Ben & Sam (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college heartthrob meets a college newbie - a challenge, a tension, a discovery, and a love that will change everything between them.
Plot: gay, college, male homosexuality, gay interest, college student, gay relationship, locker room, gay slur, gay lead character, homosexuality, dressing room
Place: the philippines
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38%
Tatlo... Magkasalo (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Elsie has a mistress named Alice. Tito has a mistress named Susan. Tito and Elsie are married to each other and expecting a baby!
Plot: telephone call, kite, mistress, scrabble, cancer, kicked in the crotch, crib, topless, baby, bathtub, construction, toilet bowl ...
Place: the philippines
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38%
I'll Be There (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story revolves around Maxi dela Cerna, a young, aspiring New York-based fashion designer who returns to the Philippines shortly after her mother’s death to find her father. She had been swindled by her ex-boyfriend and hopes to pay off her ...
Plot: ocean, cancer, modeling, pillow, beach, estate, secretary, real estate, breakup, collection, fever, coffee ...
Place: the philippines, new york
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37%
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Grandmother (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lola Sepa's grandson has been killed by a cell phone snatcher. Despite being devastated by the sudden violence, she must bear the burden of making the funeral arrangements. She and her family are poor, and there is not enough money for the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, elderly, family problems, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, crimes, golden years, unfulfillment, bail bondsman, grandmother, suspect ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ishmael (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: An ex-convict who is ostracized by his neighborhood. Little does he know that this neighborhood he once knew is set to awaken his past. Ishmael decided to come back home to find peace and solitude in a place familiar to him. But his dream of ...
Style: one man show
Plot: church, machete, water, island, boat, religious cult, suicide attempt, blind man, pig, ex convict, belt, father ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Adela (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adela, (Philippines' screen legend Anita Linda) a former radio personality, celebrates her 80th birthday. Alone, and without support, she longs for the family and stability of years gone by. Mundane events take on heightened meaning as Adela ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: elderly, human spirit, realism, society, aging, golden years, life is a bitch, parents and children, family life, loneliness, slum, night watchman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%