Movies like Woman of the Ganges

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Woman of the Ganges (1974)
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Woman of the Ganges (1974)
Original name: La femme du Gange
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man returns to the place he once lived a passionate love affair with a woman who is now dead. So powerful are the emotions that seize him that he imagines she is still alive, and begins to live as if this were the case...
Style: avant garde
Plot: female director, ghost, loneliness, winter, beach, voice, frustration, small town, very little dialogue, seaside, coat

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out avant garde, sexy, experimental and light films with plots about female director, beach, female nudity, loneliness, love, male nudity and sea mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Woman of the Ganges: Deux fois (1968), Coming to Terms with the Dead (1994), The Asthenic Syndrome (1989), Anishoara (2016), Suzie (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Agatha and the Limitless Readings (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man (Yann Andrea) and his sister (Bulle Ogier) meet at a seaside village to discuss their relationship.
Style: sexy
Plot: incestuous relationship, brother sister incest, female director, brother sister relationship, reminiscence, separation, incest, seashell, hotel, seaside, frustration, memories ...
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Deux fois (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Deux fois is a 1968 experimental film by Jackie Raynal. Raynal stars in the film, her first as a director; she had previously worked for several years as a film editor, most notably for films in Éric Rohmer's "Six Moral Tales" series ...
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: female director, very little dialogue, feminist, urination, breasts
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Coming to Terms with the Dead (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: While middle-aged Vincent (Didier Sandre) makes a sand castle on a beach in Brittany, France, his sister Zaza (Catherine Ferran) and brother Francois (Charles Berling) spend a summer day reflecting on death and loss. They think back on their sister ...
Plot: female director, death of child, loss of sister, death of sister, beach, death, cancer
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: brittany
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The Asthenic Syndrome (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In the old days it was called hypochrondria, or black melancholia. Now, apparently, it's termed the Asthenic Syndrome. Whatever it is, Nikolai, a teacher of epicly indifferent pupils, has got it, and it's not much fun.
Plot: female director, teacher, male nudity, female nudity, depression, loneliness, film within a film
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32%
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Anishoara (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Moldova
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Anishoara is a 15 years old girl from a small village in Moldova. Her village is situated in a picturesque valley between rolling hills. Life seems calm but archaic alone with her old grandfather Petru and her little brother Andrei. In summer she ...
Plot: female director, village life, talking to the camera, summer, winter, motorcycle, autumn, spring
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30%
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Suzie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie, a 58 year old depressed taxi driver on the night shift. On Halloween, she finds a 10 year old autistic boy in the back seat of her taxi with 50$ and an address. As Suzie arrived at the father's address, she realizes the mess this family ...
Plot: autism, loneliness, taxi, depression, female director, parenting
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30%
The Useless Girl (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girl considered by everybody as "difficult" is sent to the village to live with her grandfather.
Plot: female director, destiny, teenage girl, loneliness, aggression, village, old man, parents
Place: ussr, soviet union
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, car accident, school teacher, machismo, femininity
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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, sea, seaside, female director, swimming pool, underwater scene, alcohol, little girl, cigarette smoking, singing, taking a bath ...
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Workers, Peasants (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A group of men and women have been brought together after World War II, when Italy regained its national and territorial unity. They make up a primitive community which seeks to erase not only the distress created by the war but also the hardships ...
Style: light
Plot: female director, classroom, prodigal son, class struggle, runaway, winter, beating, tree, reading, widow, fascist, snow ...
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27%
A Stray Girlfriend (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A romantic holiday has left Ines all alone. So alone. She's really not at all happy about it.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: loneliness, beach resort, fiancee, brawl, bickering couple, fiance fiancee relationship, marital argument, adventure, female director, beach, earring, hotel ...
Place: argentina
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27%
Happily Ever After (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Heather and Sarah Ann were growing up they told each other every secret. But Heather left their small town on the last day of high school vowing never to return. Forced to come back when her father becomes ill, the young documentary filmmaker ...
Plot: wedding, father daughter relationship, hospitalization, small town, female director, extramarital affair, prom, homecoming, best friends
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27%
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The Absent (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old man lives alone in a shabby cabin in a remote mountainous area of Mexico. His house is set to be demolished in order to facilitate the redevelopment of the area. He doesn't know how to protect his house. Time goes by and one day a young ...
Plot: very little dialogue, beach, male nudity, sea, cow, cooking
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26%
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenage girl, female nudity, scandinavian girl, teenager, group of teenagers
Place: scandinavia, denmark
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25%
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We the Coyotes (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amanda and Jake are in love and want to start a new life in Los Angeles. Will they make the right decisions? The first 24 hours of their new life take them all around the city, bringing them more surprises and frustrations than expected.
Plot: female director, coyote, telephone call, swimming pool, stolen money, rap, cafe, job seeking, cat, mother daughter conflict, one day, underwater scene ...
Place: los angeles
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25%
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New Wave (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hitchiker (Alain Delon) is taken in by a wealthy industrialist (Domiziana Giordano).
Style: avant garde
Plot: frustration, afterlife, imagery, quotation, wave, lake, femme fatale
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25%
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Beau fixe (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of 4 girls decide to revise for their exams together, in the summer vacation. They move from Paris to the countryside, where Valerie's grandmother has a vacant house. The film is all about their inter-personal relationships, and how ...
Plot: female student, university student, beach, cousin cousin relationship, group of friends, country house, final exam, friendship, medical student, seaside
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: france
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25%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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25%
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Up to Date (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with AIDS, without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides to cut off himself leaving his wife and daughter.
Plot: female director, aids, journalism, love
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Riviera (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful and young, Stella is a popular go-go dancer living alone with her mother by the French Riviera. Their lives unravel when a middle-age man becomes obsessed with Stella.
Plot: female director, panties, mini skirt, female nudity, struggle, pink panties, swimming pool
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24%
Why (Not) Brazil? (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film director, whose career is going downhill, reluctantly decides to adapt an inadaptable best selling novel. Will she succeed or will the book adapt her in the process?
Plot: female director, video camera, sex, jewish, filmmaking, dysfunctional marriage, pediatrician, bathroom, talking to the camera, camera, writers, love ...
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Sand and Blood (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bullfighting, music, medicine, change, and homoerotic possibilities mix in this study of friendship. Francisco is a bullfighter on his way up, so focused even sex doesn't hold his interest. After a minor road accident, he meets a doctor, ...
Plot: female director, homosexual subtext, bullfighting, homosexual, friendship between men, slaughterhouse, homoeroticism, gay interest
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24%
The Death of Empedocles (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Film adaptation by Straub and Huillot of Hölderlin's 1798 tragedy on the symbolic death of Empedoclus, the legislator in Ancient Greece.
Plot: female director, filmed play, utopia, communism
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23%
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Invisible Adversaries (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anna, an artist, is obsessed with the invasion of alien doubles bent on total destruction. Her schizophrenia is reflected in the juxtapositions of long movie camera takes with violently edited montages: private with public spaces; black & white ...
Plot: female director, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, alien, paranoia, ghost, photographer, outer space, female nudity, urinating on someone, symbolism, feminist ...
Place: vienna
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23%
All the Ways of God (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A contemporary evocation of Judas Iscariot trying to escape from his own guilt after betraying his best friend. He wanders into a forest and lost in himself, meets a mysterious young man. The young companion will accompany him on this path of ...
Style: avant garde, queer cinema
Plot: gay, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, male objectification, skinny dipping, forest, male nudity, waterfall, lake
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23%
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Little Darling (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Thirty year old virgin Sybille meets the man of her dreams. Or is he?
Plot: female director, con artists, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, shopping mall, female nudity, love, train
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23%
Can Go Through Skin (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A brutal assault changes Marieke's life. She leaves her familiar city rhythms for the solitude of a isolated house in the countryside. Her irrational fears on the frozen farm are a constant struggle. As spring's orchestra begins, her ...
Plot: female director, attempted rape, isolation, loneliness, bare breasts, kidnapping, shower, rape, kitten, female nudity, countryside, pregnancy ...
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23%
Mundane History (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Explores the relationship between Ake, a young man who is paralyzed from the waist down after an accident, and Pun, the male nurse who takes care of him, and of course Ake's father. Ake is at first cold towards his nurse Pun, but as Pun ...
Plot: paralysis, nurse, female director, handicapped, bathtub, male nudity, masturbation, classroom, grass, wheelchair, loneliness, poverty ...
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23%
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Clair Obscur (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Turkish writer-director Yesim Ustaoglu offers a parallel study of two women — a psychiatrist with a long-time live-in partner and a wife in a conservative, nearly tyrannical household — in this study of the possibilities and limitations that ...
Plot: repressed sexuality, turkish, unhappy marriage, psychiatrist patient relationship, small town, female director, injection, small town life, women, woman, female orgasm, psychiatric patient ...
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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, female director, lesbian relationship, lesbian, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, female nudity, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, lesbian kiss, beach, feminism ...
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