Movies like The Woman Who Dreamed

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The Woman Who Dreamed (1987)
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The Woman Who Dreamed (1987)
Original name: Η γυναίκα που έβλεπε τα όνειρα
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Something changes in the relationship of Achilleas and Anna when she starts to dream vividly and insists on relating her dreams to her husband. He is a barrister in the middle of an important murder trial and his temper becomes frayed with Anna's seeming indifference and involvement and preoccupation with her dream world.
Style: allegory
Plot: dream, lawyer, death, trial, marriage, double life, murder, husband wife relationship, suspicion, alienation, rejection, egotism, metaphor, following someone

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Most similar movies to The Woman Who Dreamed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, surreal, touching and bleak films with plots about dream, death, murder, husband wife relationship, surrealism, nudity (full frontal - brief) and marriage mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like The Woman Who Dreamed: Secret Friends (1991), Paandurangadu (2008), The Christmas Box (1995), Witches of the Caribbean (2005), Nymph (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Secret Friends (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As an express train hurtles towards its destination, John (Alan Bates) a man whose sanity hangs by a thread, attempts to uncover his possible role in a brutal murder and the identity of the victim. The balance of his mind is strained to the limits ...
Style: adaptation directed by original author
Plot: oppression, death, train, murder, bible, husband wife relationship, flashback, friend, father son relationship, call girl, prostitute, businessman ...
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95%
Paandurangadu (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A playboy in the medieval times discovers his divinity towards Lord Krishna.
Plot: immaturity, dream, marriage proposal, marriage, curse, dual role
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81%
The Christmas Box (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: dream, christmas, family life, hopes, family, couple relations, couples, family problems, destiny, family relations, estate, self discovery ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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59%
Witches of the Caribbean (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A persistent nightmare about a 16th century sorceress burned to death on a beach sends 17-year-old Angela looking for enlightenment at a fortnight retreat on a beautiful Caribbean isle. All the teens at the gathering are part of Angela's ...
Plot: revenge, teenager, beach, therapy, voodoo, heart ripped out, witchcraft, murder, violence, sex scene, island, witch ...
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59%
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Nymph (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An urban husband and wife travel to the jungle and learn just how precious their relationship is.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, gloomy
Plot: love, disappearance, rape, dream, karma, forest, couples, couple relations, love affair, supernatural, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Palaces of Pity (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Portugal
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Haunted by their own directionless lives, two pre-adolescent girls reunite while visiting their ailing grandmother. In the midst of her fantasies of a medieval past - one consumed by fear and desire - the two girls are transformed and confront a ...
Plot: gay interest, knight, inheritance, trial, death, teenage girl, lesbian
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Heroic Purgatory (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rikiya Shoda is an engineer working for the Atomic Agency in Japan. One day, his wife Nanako returns home with a lost teenager called Ayu. A man, pretending to be the father, comes to get her back; Ayu keeps telling him that Rikiya and Nanako are ...
Plot: god, communist, wasteland, kidnapping, female nudity, japanese new wave, revolutionary, incest, industry, assassination, engineer, noose ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Strawberries Need Rain (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Death comes to take a beautiful young girl, and she persuades him to let her live out her fantasies before he finally takes her away.
Plot: young woman, tribute, metaphor, sex, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Padikkadavan (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Overview Coming Soon...
Plot: lawyer, murder, judge, trial, framed for murder, taxi, taxi driver, long lost brother, half brother half brother relationship, mistreatment, court, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Suing the Devil (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Luke O'Brien, a washed-up salesman turned night law student, decides to sue Satan for $8 trillion dollars. On the last day before Luke files a default judgment, Satan appears to defend himself. On Satan's legal team are 10 of the ...
Style: semi serious, christian film, tense, suspense, humorous
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, legal, good versus evil, bible, christian, anger, judge, lawyer, lawsuit, legal action, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Adventures of God (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It tells the story of a man and a woman trapped inside what appears to be a dream set in the labyrinthine hallways, mysterious rooms of a large hotel in the 30's, facing the sea.
Style: art house, surreal, absurd, captivating
Plot: miraculous event, absurdism, surrealism, religion, pregnancy, philosophy, murder, hotel, shooting, dream world, beach, sexuality ...
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47%
Beyond Dream's Door (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ben Dobbs is a lonely college student who has never had dreams of any kind. This all changes for Ben and he start having a series of sequential and terrifying nightmares that become true in his waking life. As he reaches out for help, he is also ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic, surprise ending, avant garde
Plot: dream, nightmare, violence, death, h.p. lovecraft, splatter, insomnia, redemption, possession, insanity, monster, gore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Private Collections (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three stories. A solitary sailor falls from his boat and washes ashore on a tropical island. While seeking rescue, he's found by a nearly naked woman who is playful and compliant. He decides to erase his signs of distress and remain on the ...
Style: erotic, anthology, allegory
Plot: mother son incest, lesbian kiss, cannibal, rabbit, suspicion, search, prostitution, sailor, breasts, sailboat, cleavage, dream ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Big Bang Love tells the story of two young prisoners from different backgrounds whose bond transcends their pasts. This stunning, imaginative film has been adapted from Masaki Ato's homoerotic graphic novel. Two beautiful young men become ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, prison, gays and lesbians, prison life, friendship, deadly, investigation, murder investigation, surrealism, violence, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
Plot: blackmail, murder, deception, infidelity, marriage, trial
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Blind Owl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: H., 35, an Arabian immigrant, works as projectionist in an old cinema. One day, drawn by the music, he looks through the window of the booth and is fascinated: the dancer he sees on the screen seems to be looking straight into his eyes. He falls in ...
Plot: eyeball, pastiche, oneiric, balaclava, watching a movie, film projector, dream, cinema, disposing of a dead body, movie poster, owl, arab ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Shack (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. ...
Style: philosophical, psychedelic, sad, christian film, suspenseful
Plot: god, forgiveness, christian, guilt, death of daughter, a vision, missing child, depression, hate, cabin in the woods, husband wife relationship, metaphor ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Endorphine (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Simone feels painfully disconnected from the world after witnessing the brutal death of her mother. Simone, a solitary multimedia artist in her twenties, is struggling to control her crushing panic attacks and keep her day job in an ...
Plot: dream, nightmare, hypnosis, psychological thriller, war veteran, injury, panic attack, grief, death of mother, father daughter relationship, therapist, post traumatic stress disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Woman with Butterfly Tattoo (1978)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A melodrama about a man who survives an attempted double suicide with a stranger while picnicking with friends. He goes on a cave expedition for a famous archaeologist where he discovers a skeleton several thousand years old. He meets the spirit of ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: butterfly, living dead, skeleton, murder, sex, death, splatter, poisoning, suicide, zombie, corpse, necrophilia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Praxis (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Praxis peels away the layers of narrative even as Brian, the film's axis, struggles to create his true self. Brian, a writer on the verge of a breakdown, is aided by Joe and an Elusive Woman as he sifts through the fragments of his persona to ...
Plot: loneliness, dream, tattoo, skinny dipping, bisexual, gay interest, male nudity, pills, pill, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Three Days (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ten years ago, Andrew married his childhood sweetheart, Beth. Now Andrew's a high-powered literary agent, but his relationship with his wife has not fared as well. When Beth is tragically killed just days before Christmas, an angel gives Andrew ...
Style: sincere, captivating, sentimental, touching
Plot: angel, christmas, second chance, marriage, love and romance, death of wife, husband wife relationship, death, holiday, yoga
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pink Narcissus (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An erotic poem set in the fantasies of a young male prostitute.
Style: cult film, touching, serious, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: gay interest, dream, urban, gender, misfit, society, parallel world, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, life is a bitch, cult, couples ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, dream, insanity, priest, sexploitation, biker, rape, lust, kissing, fight, nightclub, mirror ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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After Life (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After death, people have just one week to choose only a memory to keep for eternity.
Style: surreal, touching, stylized, contemplative, sincere ...
Plot: afterlife, videotaping, cloud, memory, heaven, memories, eternity, teenage girl, bell, old man, destiny, disneyland ...
Time: 20th century
Place: tokyo, the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Vanilla (including A Little Comfort) (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Mystery, murder and sex mix in this double-feature of gay short films. In "Vanilla," a San Francisco photographer (Ryan Allen) uncovers the Bay Side Strangler's dead body and starts having dreams in which the victims return. In the ...
Plot: dream, gay bar, serial killer, gay sex, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Dream City (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A married couple of artists move to a utopian town known for its absolute freedom, but behind the surface perversion and violence are spreading.
Plot: invitation, distopia, female full frontal nudity, surrealism, city, camel, destruction, male female relationship, abstract art, dream, husband wife relationship, airplane ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Butterfly Dreaming (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Anxious dreams, hallucinations, and paranoid reality torment a young math professor in the aftermath of his wife's death in a car accident. As madness, addiction and affairs send the story spiraling towards its conclusion, the truth about what ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, dealing with death, bone, mathematician, gambling, dream, death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sleeping Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: We follow 24 hours in the life of a being moving from life to life like a cold and solitary assassin moving from hit to hit. In each of these interwoven lives, the being possesses an entirely distinct identity: sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, ...
Style: surreal, art house, atmospheric, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, double life, surrealism, lifestyle change, power relations, unfulfillment, existentialism, odd, disguise, model, dog, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Entrepreneur (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Strangled by debt and the banks, the owner of a factory that is on the brink of closing will go to any lengths to solve his financial and marital problems.
Plot: factory owner, espionage, debt, globalization, suspicion, recession, crisis, husband wife relationship, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Sweet House of Horrors (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A murdered couple return from the beyond to care for their two young children, as well as seek revenge against their killer, accept their children's step parents, and try to prevent their house from being sold.
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, scary, surprise ending
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, masked man, supernatural power, brutality, murder, violence, husband wife relationship, ghost, children, surrealism, suspicion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%