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, bus, night, murder, false accusation, ex convict, priest, protest, mother daughter reunion, telephone call, confession, transvestite, campfire, applying lipstick ...

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Most similar movies to The Woman Who Left

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and atmospheric films with plots about murder, boat, beach, gun, death, priest and singing mostly in Drama, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Woman Who Left: Directions (2017), For Your Love (2015), From What Is Before (2014), 48 Angels (2007), The Mistress (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Directions (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Germany, Republic of Macedonia
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: murder, revenge, debt, apartment, talking to a dog, suicide thoughts, cafe, cigarette smoking, airport, shot in the chest, talking to an animal, contemplating suicide ...
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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, gun, false accusation, surrealism, infidelity, bus, beach, falling from height, church, tunnel, staircase, depression ...
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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: realistic, stylized, atmospheric, serious, bleak
Plot: forces of nature, mystery, village life, society, clergy, village, isolation, danger, social relations, chaos and mayhem, confined, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1970, year 1971
Place: the philippines
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76%
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 ...
Plot: wounded, forest, night, rain, wound
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68%
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48 Angels (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Seamus is a 9 year old boy who has been diagnosed with a serious illness. In search of a miracle, he sets off to find God before God comes for him. Inspired by Saint Columcille, Seamus sets out in a small boat without oars or sail.
Style: serious, uplifting, touching, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, ira, murder, island, on the run, unfulfillment, human spirit, chases and races, life is a bitch, ship, child illness, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ireland
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68%
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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, bookstore, company, seamstress, tailor, heart attack, alzheimer's disease, confrontation, billiards, rain, death of father ...
Place: manila philippines
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65%
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Wild Roses (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After spending some time in a hospital, Ewa returns to her Polish village to work on a wild rose plantation. Her family situation gets increasingly complicated, however, as her husband returns home from abroad, while it is revealed that Ewa has had ...
Plot: plantation, betrayal, shower, bare breasts, singing, forbidden love, nosebleed, broken family, river, village, church, confession ...
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59%
Sophia Antipolis (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sophia Antipolis: a technopole on the French Riviera, a place where dreams should come true. But fear and despair lurk beneath the surface. Under a deceitful sun, five lives map out the haunting story of a young woman: Sophia.
Plot: seaside, newspaper, fire, hotel, bare breasts, death, hypnosis, breaking and entering, feather, forest fire, plastic surgery, operating room ...
Place: south of france, french riviera
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59%
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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, infidelity, desert, priest, suicide, extramarital affair, capitalist, sea, sleepwalking, rape, female nudity, confession ...
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Volontaire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story revolves around 22-year-old Laure, who is trying to find her feet. After performing brilliantly in her literature studies, she enrols as a communications officer in the Naval Fusiliers. She will quickly have to adapt to and assimilate the ...
Plot: female nudity, cigarette smoking, taking a photograph, military, mother daughter relationship, boat, campfire, singing, female protagonist, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, climbing ...
Time: 2010s
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55%
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The Frontier (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chilean teacher, Ramiro, is sentenced to internal exile in a southern town where tidal waves often appear. He falls for a woman, Maite, whose father asks him to take her away. Although he gets his freedom he doesn't leave and when the water ...
Plot: looking at the camera, raft, island, scuba diving, metaphor, scuba, boat, healer, political satire, talking to the camera, diving, female nudity ...
Place: chile
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53%
West Side Avenue (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 315 min.
Story: A Filipino teenager is shot to death on the sidewalk of New Jersey, USA. An investigation starts into his death. His family members and friends are interviewed. Along the way, we find out not only more about him but about the community of Filipinos ...
Plot: parade, investigation, girlfriend, witness, murder, death, train, massacre, street, infidelity, handcuffs, filipino ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Indivisible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daisy and Viola are siamese twin sisters on the verge of turning 18 living in the suburbs of Naples. They are blessed with beautiful voices and thanks to their performances at weddings, communions and baptisms, they get the livelihood for the whole ...
Plot: masturbation, beach, cell phone, sister sister relationship, night, separation, jumping into water, female singer, toilet, underwater scene, sea, singing ...
Place: southern italy
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51%
The Blue Hour (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: THE BLUE HOUR tells the story of Tanya, a young woman with a mysterious past who finds herself trapped in a sexual hell in Los Angeles. Punctuated by striking visuals and avant-garde editing, THE BLUE HOUR is a lost masterpiece of late period ...
Style: surreal
Plot: murder, priest, biker, dream, sexploitation, lust, rape, flashback, model, knife, beach, camera ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: sentimental, gloomy, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, elderly, best friends, bail bondsman, family problems, life is a bitch, golden years, crimes, down on your luck, unfulfillment, family in crisis, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines
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50%
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Diving (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A restless photographer leaves her family to "find herself" and takes up deep-sea diving.
Plot: loss of wife, night, subway, shark, diving, soccer, boat, death by drowning, pregnant woman, swimming underwater, husband wife conflict, pregnant ...
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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, heart attack, chance meeting, extramarital affair, resort, closeted gay, cupcake, death of lover, caught in the act, boat, college, beach resort ...
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48%
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Gloria Mundi (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Daniel leaves prison. He returns to Marseilles where Mathilda, his daughter, has just given birth. Nicolas, his spouse, a self-employed driver, is exhausted while Mathilda is a sales assistant on a trial basis. But, one night, Nicolas is assaulted ...
Plot: released from prison, ex husband, newborn, aggression, egoism, social climber, crying baby, bus driver, taxi driver, racism, shovel, pawnshop ...
Time: 2010s
Place: marseille
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47%
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Aurora (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she read in the newspaper that a newborn baby was found in a dumpster, a teacher becomes obsessed with giving it a proper burial.
Plot: abortion, seaside, bus, beach, burial, newborn baby, teacher, doctor, baby, bird, classroom, judge ...
Place: latin america
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47%
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The Late Liz (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, christianity, sleeping pill, female protagonist, suicide attempt, priest, hospital, drunk, religious conversion, party, alcoholic, church ...
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45%
Gone with the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dauna dared to be different. She faced the ancestral practices of her culture and she paid the price. She made decisions which made herself suffer and others as well. Without giving up before defeats and loses, these led her to reconcile and become ...
Plot: photograph, beach, rifle, priest, indigenous, part animation, fishing, classroom, river, pregnancy, husband wife conflict, release from prison ...
Time: year 1955, year 1980, year 1960, year 1970, year 1985 ...
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44%
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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: peeping tom, voyeurism, love affair, female nudity, bare breasts, sex, erotica, female full frontal nudity, coitus, gun, adultery, murder ...
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42%
Unfinished Business (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seventeen year old Izzy Marks lives in Toronto with her divorced mother and finds her life boring and directionless. Meant to be a sequel to Don Owen's acclaimed 1964 film "Nobody Waved Good-bye", "Unfinished Business" ...
Plot: police station, van, bus, police car, truck driver, truck, brunette, sex in bed, hospital, teenage girl, taxi, bedroom ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Two Friends (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two Sicilian friends, Nunzio and Pino, share the same apartment in Turin. Nunzio works in a factory but is laid off because of his illness. Pino, on the other hand, is a mysterious man and he is always traveling because of his work. Nunzio would ...
Plot: dialect, killer, fish, illness, love, murder, train, prostitute, train travel, electric razor, gun, friendship between men ...
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42%
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Mateo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: At the impressionable age of 16, young Mateo faces a dilemma about the direction his life will take when his corrupt uncle asks him to infiltrate a local Barrancabermeja theatre group to uncover its members' political activities.
Plot: gun, teenage boy, teenager, coming of age, uncle, jumping from height, pushed from height, mafioso, priest, uncle nephew relationship, infiltration, jumping into water ...
Place: colombia
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41%
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Melancholia (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 450 min.
Story: A story about victims of summary executions. Three people start a strange therapy to escape their agonies.
Style: bleak, psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: survival, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, state affairs, future dystopia, escapades, dealing with death, friendship, vestiges of humanity, friends, social relations, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: asia
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41%
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Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, seaside, classroom, sea, bathtub, telephone call, alcohol, wedding, dancing, underwater scene, scar ...
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36%
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Khibula (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The screenplay for Khibula was inspired by the real events taking place in Georgia briefly after the country regained its independence in 1991. Zviad Gamsakhurdia, the first president of Georgia, elected by the majority of votes, was driven into ...
Plot: sex scene, civil war, mountain, journey, vulture, caged bird, president, blind man, shaving, anal sex, children, helicopter ...
Time: year 1991
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36%
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A Wedding (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Pakistan, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zahira, 18, is close to her family until her parents ask her to follow Pakistani tradition to choose a husband. Torn between family customs and her western lifestyle, the young woman turns for help to her brother and confidant Amir.
Plot: tradition, marriage, runaway teen, runaway bride, muslim, brother sister relationship, female protagonist, grocery store, doctor, father daughter relationship, fireworks, pregnant ...
Time: 2000s
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Rosario (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rosario and Carlos, husbands, are part of a theater company. In a scene of jealousy, she should shoot and kill him. Carlos has had an affair with Zulma, another acriz of the company. On opening day, in the final scene, Rosario accidentally kills her ...
Plot: false accusation, priest, sacrifice, affair, prison sentence, murder, adoption, theater
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%