Movies like The Sounding

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The Sounding (2017)
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The Sounding (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a remote island off the coast of Maine, Liv, after years of silence, begins to weave a language out of Shakespeare's words. A driven neurologist, brought to the island to protect her, commits her to a psychiatric hospital. She becomes a full-blow rebel in the hospital; her increasing violence threatens to keep her locked up for life as she fights for her voice and her freedom.
Plot: female protagonist, explorer, mental health, female director, shakespeare
Place: maine

Most similar movies to The Sounding

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, disturbing, suspenseful and tense films with plots about female director, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, teenager, murder and teenage girl mostly in Drama, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Sounding: Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976), Naturally Native (1998), Life Inside Out (2013), Arresting Gena (1997), The Sex Perils of Paulette (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: female director, female protagonist, revenge, hair, cousin cousin relationship, coming of age, braids, flapper
Time: 1920s
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A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenage mother is forced to give up her baby for adoption and, 19 years later, when she tries to contact her son, she learns that he died, under questionable circumstances when he was three years old.
Plot: female director, nylons, panties, female protagonist, abuse, death of child, black panties, lingerie, adoption, abusive mother, child abuse, stockings
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Naturally Native (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Naturally Native follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Of American Indian ancestry, but adopted by white foster parents as young children, each sister has her own identity ...
Plot: native american, racism, female director, family, cosmetics, female protagonist, sister sister relationship
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Life Inside Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a mother returns to her musical roots, she rediscovers the passion of her youth, and finds a way to connect with her troubled youngest son.
Plot: music, family, teenage son, female director, family relations, female protagonist, teenage boy, singing, teenager, mother son relationship
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Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: female director, terminal illness, coming of age, female friendship, irresponsible, teenage girl, female protagonist, teenager, sexuality, teenage protagonist, youth, friendship between women ...
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The Sex Perils of Paulette (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young girl arrives in New York City from Ohio determined to make it in the big city, but circumstances result in her becoming a waitress, then a prostitute.
Plot: female director, female stockinged legs, playing footsie, female nudity, exploitation, female protagonist, female bare feet, woman takes off shoes, prostitute, sex, stockings
Place: new york
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82%
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Woven (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a mysterious crime takes the life of her only brother, an Ethiopian American woman searches for the truth behind his death, while struggling to reconcile cultural expectations with her own pursuit of self-identity and love.
Plot: female director, car accident, american
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Deserted (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When twenty-four-year-old Jae is released from prison for killing her mother, she returns to her childhood home in small-town Ridgecrest. The desire to go anywhere but there prompts her to agree to join her brother on a road trip out to Death Valley ...
Plot: female director, death valley, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, desert
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70%
Too Late to Say Goodbye (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jenn Corbin seems to have it all; the perfect husband, children and life. But when this suburban wife and mother in an upscale Atlanta suburb, commits suicide, authorities discover a marriage of secrets and betrayal. While the investigation seems to ...
Plot: female director, brother brother relationship, false identity, boy, infidelity
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58%
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Ash Wednesday (1973)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Barbara gets secret plastic surgery in Switzerland in an attempt to save her marriage to Mark, but he doesn't seem interested in meeting her. She checks in to a ski resort to wait for Mark, and begins getting attention from young men. Her ...
Plot: ski resort, plastic surgery, bandaged face, blood, female protagonist, surgery, buttocks, white wine, cigar, cigar smoking, clinic
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56%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Margarita Happy Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five young women, each with children, meet once a week for $2 margaritas and discuss life, love and change.
Plot: female director, single mother, female friendship, bohemian, rock music, female protagonist, downtown, illustrator, unwed mother, cocaine, mother daughter relationship, hipster ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Mourner (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small village in Rajasthan, India, a woman named Shanichari was born - so named, as shortly after her birth her father died; & her mother, Peewli, ran away with a rich lover, the owner of a drama company, abandoning her. When Shanichari ...
Plot: female director, desert, orphan, crying, grief, death of mother, prostitute, death of husband, landowner, female protagonist, pregnancy, death ...
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54%
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Share (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After discovering a disturbing video from a night she doesn’t remember, sixteen-year-old Mandy must try to figure out what happened and how to navigate the escalating fallout.
Plot: rape, high school, 16 year old, female director, tv news, police station, teenage girl, birthday cake, brother sister relationship, machismo, convenience store, locker room ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Other Side of the Underneath (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A surreal look at the schizophrenia of a group of girls in a therapy session.
Style: surreal, cult film, experimental, feminist film
Plot: mask, female protagonist, mental institution, female director, mental patient, surrealism, female nudity, british
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Rainbow Experiment (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Things spiral out of control in a high school in Manhattan when a terrible accident involving a science experiment injures a kid for life.
Plot: accident, female director, experiment, high school, love, forgiveness, bug
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50%
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PopFan (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An obsessive fan rescues a famous musician from a car crash, then takes her to his secluded lighthouse.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, car accident, lighthouse, mentally unstable, musician, kidnapping, salvation, pop star, danger, female director, male objectification, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
American Woman (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young grandmother in a small Pennsylvania town raises her daughter's child after the girl disappears. All the while, a desperate search for her continues.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: missing daughter, family drama, female protagonist, grandmother grandson relationship, mother daughter relationship, single mother, serial killer, danger, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blow the Man Down (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While grieving for the loss of their mother, the Connolly sisters suddenly find they have a crime to cover up, leading them deep into the underbelly of their salty Maine fishing village.
Plot: sister sister relationship, murder, brothel, disposing of a dead body, prostitute, cover-up, sister, police officer, investigation, snorting cocaine, blackmail, self defense ...
Place: maine, new england
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TalhotBlond (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Thomas Montgomery, a married father of two young daughters, gets seduced by the world of online gambling and chat rooms where a virtual romance and sexual obsession ultimately leads to the murder of an innocent man.
Plot: female director, poker, chat, internet, fake identity, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gentlemen Prefer Nature Girls (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Anne and Tom, a married nudist couple, work in a real estate office. When the agency's owner discovers that Tom is a nudist, he fires him. Unfortunately, Tom was just ready to close a big real-estate deal with Al Jenkins. Tom goes to his ...
Plot: female director, exploitation, nudist, female nudity, sexploitation, nudism
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Collective: Unconscious (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man and his grandmother hide out from an ominous broadcast. The Grim Reaper hosts a TV show. The formerly incarcerated recount and reinterpret their first days of freedom. A suburban mom's life is upturned by the beast growing inside of her. ...
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, dream, hypnosis, surrealism, trance, death, hypnotism, sleeping
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three devastating teenage stories fuse beneath the calm of a quiet, average neighborhood.
Plot: female director, suburbs, post traumatic stress disorder, teenager, high school, suicide attempt, anorexia, closeted gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Rapture (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lonely telephone operator leading an empty, amoral life finds God — only to have her faith continually tested in ways beyond what she could have imagined.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, group sex, murder, religious conversion, faith, family relations, religions or cults, family problems, religion and supernatural, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Fifth Season (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Villagers find their situation growing increasingly desperate when their community becomes engulfed in an endless winter.
Plot: female director, nature, swing, giant, dance, bare breasts, forest, teenage boy, trailer, fire, dancing, female nudity ...
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37%
Icaros: A Vision (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In search of a miracle, an American woman embarks on a journey to the Peruvian Amazon and finds hope in a community, through rituals involving an ancient psychedelic plant known as ayahuasca. With her perception forever altered, she forges a bond ...
Plot: female director, amazon, indigenous, shaman, healing, retreat
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35%
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Winter's Bone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: poverty, missing person, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family relations, small town, down on your luck, family problems, social relations, realism, girl, bail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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34%
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The Deposit (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Sweden, Finland, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story follows a group of people who are kidnapped from the street and held hostage in an underground prison to await deportation. Will they escape? What will be the cost of freedom?
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: deportation, prison, escape, freedom, illegal immigrant, female protagonist, female prisoner, prisoner, self sacrifice, escape attempt, female director, sacrifice ...
Time: 2010s, year 2015
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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34%
Beautiful Dreamer (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot (Egglesfield) gets shot down and gets amnesia, later on his stricken-with-grief wife (Langton) finds him in a small town and she is shocked that he doesn't remember her.
Plot: female director, beating, amnesia, medical examination, prison, false identity, husband wife relationship, father figure, pilot
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