Movies like The Unheard Woman

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The Unheard Woman (2016)
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The Unheard Woman (2016)
Original name: Eine unerhörte Frau
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Farmer’s wife and mother of three Hanni worries about her youngest, Magdalena, who’s smaller and more sensitive than her siblings. She gets stomach flu and can’t see well. The doctors prescribe nothing but panaceas, and don’t take her case seriously. While Hanni searches for a doctor who will take Magdalena’s symptoms seriously, her husband and sons feel neglected. Ultimately, Hanni will have to take on the government, and confront her childhood memories of grim courtrooms and dark halls. A family drama of forceful intensity, a courtroom thriller based on a true story.
Plot: portrait, court hearing, mother daughter relationship, hostility

Most similar movies to The Unheard Woman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, realistic and serious films with plots about mother daughter relationship, family relations, father daughter relationship, flashback, friendship, female director and society mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Unheard Woman: Wojaczek (1999), Lea (2015), Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980), 55 Steps (2017), Untold (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Diana: A Tribute to the People's Princess (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Indeed a tribute, this movie tells the story of Princess Diana's last year, from May 1996 to her fatal accident in August 1997. It focuses on her love affairs with a Pakistani heart surgeon and with Dodi Al Fayed, on her battle with the press, ...
Plot: female director, royalty, british royal family, portrait, princess, marriage proposal, prince, royal romance, mother son relationship
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95%
 7.0
 398
Wojaczek (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: x
Plot: poet, scandal, portrait, rebel, tragic event, suicide attempt, mental illness, suicide, art
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.
Plot: usa president, wheelchair, social issues, remorse, mother daughter conflict, funeral, friendship, flashback, marriage, mother in law daughter in law relationship, prohibition, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1900s, 1890s
Place: washington d.c., pearl harbor, usa, california
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68%
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Lea (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lea grew up in a crime family in Calabria. The father of her daughter Denise is also a member of the Mafia. Lea, however, wants a different life for her daughter, free of violence, fear and falsehood. She decides to cooperate with justice, to ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: husband wife relationship, trial, court, mafia, female protagonist, police, courtroom, mother daughter relationship, murder, gps, prison, car on fire ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, 80s, 90s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.
Plot: glory, award, air raid, poverty, father daughter relationship, extramarital affair, world war two, dual role, mother daughter relationship, actress, starvation, illegitimate daughter ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 3K
55 Steps (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 55 Steps is based a the inspiring true story of Eleanor Riese, a mental illness patient herself, who brings a class action suit to give competent mental patients the right to have a say in their medication while they’re in a hospital, and Colette ...
Style: tense, captivating, sincere, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: mental patient, lawyer, female protagonist, female lawyer, opposites attract, friendship, female friendship, society, dishonesty, escapades, life is a bitch, danger ...
Time: contemporary, year 1991, year 1985
Place: san francisco
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52%
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 37
Untold (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hate crime triggers disturbing flashbacks for a young veteran, finding herself reluctantly joining a PTSD support group. The eclectic group of women veterans encourages her to peel away her families' lies and confront her mother who holds the ...
Style: suspenseful, contemplative, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure
Plot: lesbian, military, post traumatic stress disorder, family relations, friendship, mother daughter relationship, veteran, violence, love, hate crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), childhood sexual abuse ...
Place: florida
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50%
Cezanne and I (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: They loved each other with the ardor of thirteen-year-old boys. Rebellion and curiosity, hopes and doubts, girls and dreams of glory – they shared it all. Paul was rich, Emile poor. They went skinny-dipping, drank absinthe, starved, only to ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, factual ...
Plot: friendship, painting, painter, artist, portrait painting, nude painting, novelist, portrait, art, infidelity, end of friendship, seaside ...
Time: 1890s, 1870s, 19th century, 1860s, 1880s
Place: south of france, paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The story of the life of the actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Plot: domineering mother, filmmaking, child star, husband wife relationship, film within a film, backstage, alcohol abuse, movie star, celebrity, actress, courtroom, marriage ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 70
Cold Water (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a female cadet goes over board during cadet training, an investigation is started.
Plot: death, sexism, hostility, negligence
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46%
The Pregnancy Pact (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of teenagers at Gloucester (Mass.) High School who agreed to get pregnant at the same time.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental
Plot: pregnancy, high school, social relations, society, journalism, teenage life, teenage pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, investigation, motherhood, high school life, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Story of Piera (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This sometimes confusing erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti though it focuses more on her mother Eugenia.
Style: psycho sexual, grotesque
Plot: lesbian lover, incest, mother daughter relationship, beach, father daughter relationship, father daughter incest, eroticism, lesbian relationship, sex, lesbian incest, male homosexuality, infidelity ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s, 70s, 80s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Babs (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of Dame Barbara Windsor, the Cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match. Preparing to perform in the theatre one cold evening in 1993, the cheeky, chirpy blonde Babs recounts the people and events that have shaped her ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, touching
Plot: aspiring actress, actress, mother daughter relationship, film within a film, actress playing herself, little girl, working class, father daughter relationship, older woman younger man relationship, film set, husband wife relationship, father daughter estrangement ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Gwen Araujo, a transgender teen who was murdered in California in 2002.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: teenage boy, murder, gender disguise, brother sister relationship, single mother, funeral, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, hate crime, loss of son, high school, testimony ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Consolation (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Victim of vertigo and unexplained discomfort, Flavie, a television host, resolves to consult a psychiatrist. The latter suggests a test of the past that she would have concealed and proposes to browse together a photo-album of her childhood. The ...
Style: factual, serious, suspenseful, brutal, bleak
Plot: psychoanalyst, coming of age, rape, child abuse, brutality, mother daughter relationship, memories, psychiatrist, physical abuse, violence, mother and daughter, childhood memory ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Bell Jar (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Adaptation of the 1963 novel by Sylvia Plath. Details a young woman's summer in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine, return home to New England, and subsequent breakdown all amidst the horrors of the fifties, from news of the ...
Plot: suicide, death of husband, homophobe, aggressive woman, dj, psychological drama, illness, foreshadowing, autobiography, mental illness, southern belle, business ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tells the incredible true story of Amberley Snyder, a nationally ranked rodeo barrel racer who defies the odds after barely surviving a car accident that leaves her paralyzed from the waist down.
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: rodeo, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, friendship, catastrophe, love, ambition, parents and children, escapades, family, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story is a made-for-TV film starring Australian actress Poppy Montgomery. The film, which was shot in B.C. Canada locations altered to look like British locations, details the journey of struggling single mother ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Easy Prey (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a serial killer abducts his latest victim from a mall and assaults her. Confused by her atypical reaction, he doesn't kill her, but instead takes her along as he continues on his killing spree. Meanwhile, the authorities ...
Style: factual
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Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Alex: The Life of a Child (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on true events, 'Alex: The Life of a Child' follows former 'Sports Illustrated' writer Frank Deford and his wife Carole when their happy, all-American family is rocked to the core when their baby daughter Alex is diagnosed ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia who was still in diapers, barely able to ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: disability, human spirit, life is a bitch, child abuse, self discovery, family problems, parents and children, hopes, social misfits, society, isolation, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce.
Plot: racism, childhood, injury, church, divorced parents, compassion, rape, child rape, sexism, african american, loneliness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: southern usa, st. louis missouri, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
If Not Us, Who? (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the early 60s, Bernward Vesper and fellow university student Gudrun Ensslin begin a passionate love in the stifling atmosphere of provincial West Germany. Dedicated to the power of the written word, Bernward and Gudrun found a publishing house ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic
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Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: west berlin west germany, germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Enfant Terrible (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When 22-year-old Rainer Werner Fassbinder storms the stage of a small, progressive theatre in Munich 1967, and seizes the production without further ado, nobody suspects this brazen young rebel to become one of the most important post-war German ...
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, psychological, captivating, contemplative
Plot: film producer, gay couple, gay, actor, male nudity, gay club, fall in love, gay relationship, love, romance, gays and lesbians, gay protagonist ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Margarete Steiff (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the life of German toymaker Margarete Steiff, the movie shows her long way from a 10-year-old girl, confined to a wheelchair, to one of the first and most successful creators of toy stuffed animals.
Plot: wheelchair, sibling relationship, handicapped, stuffed toy, entrepreneur, puppet, teddy bear, woman, brother brother relationship, operation, brother sister relationship
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Young Schiller (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: new love, competition, poet, female nudity, german culture, writers, theater, disease, german history, theatre milieu
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Helma Sanders-Brahms directs this inventive film that uses the verse of Jewish poet Else Lasker-Schüler and Nazi poet Gottfried Benn to dramatize the passionate, real-life affair between the two unlikely lovers. Forced out of Germany, ...
Plot: female director, doctor, world war one, death of son, homosexuality, jewish, poet, assault, death of child, officer, art exhibition, husband wife relationship ...
Place: jerusalem, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Elly Beinhorn: Solo Flight (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Elly Beinhorn, the first German aviator ever to fly around the world which made her a national hero in the 1930s.
Plot: female director, flying, female nudity, breasts, around the world, national hero, female protagonist, airplane, heroine, german history, female pilot
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Nanga Parbat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, factual
Plot: mountaineer, mountain climbing, expedition, brother brother relationship, team, frostbite, climbing, danger, family relations, friendship, death, ends with biographical notes
Place: himalaya, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true life story of famed singer Natalie Cole, daughter of Nat 'King' Cole. Gripping drama of her struggle with addiction and living in her father's shadow while still maintaining her own celebrity status.
Style: captivating, inspirational, christian film
Plot: musician's life, performer's life, addiction, life, star, female singer, celebrity, drug addiction, church, college, christian, limousine ...
Time: 1960s, 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%