Top 10 awesome movies like Woman of the Lake that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Woman of the Lake and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Yoshishige Yoshida, Mariko Okada and Shigeru Tsuyuguchi . Here goes the list -

  1. A Story Written with Water
  2. My Second Brother
  3. Sisters of the Gion
  4. Den'en kôkyôgaku
  5. This Transient Life
  6. The Girl I Abandoned
  7. Manon
  8. Cruel Story of Youth
  9. Confessions Among Actresses
  10. Silence Has No Wings
  1. A Story Written with Water

    A Story Written with Water

    A young man who's about to marry is torn between his fiancée and the love for his mother. His past, dreams and desires unfold simultaneously.

    This movie, created by Yoshishige Yoshida, Mariko Okada and Yasunori Irikawa, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. My Second Brother

    My Second Brother

    This movie, created by Shôhei Imamura, Hiroyuki Nagato and Kayo Matsuo, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Sisters of the Gion

    Sisters of the Gion

    Two geisha sisters lead a hard life in the Gion district of Kyoto. After one of them feels obliged to support a bankrupt businessman, the other sister sets up various schemes to get rid of him.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Isuzu Yamada and Yôko Umemura, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Den'en kôkyôgaku

    Den'en kôkyôgaku

    The story begins with a Christian father and elementary school headmaster in a snowy village in Hokkaido. He finds a blind girl near Sapporo and takes her in. His wife is unhappy with his decision, but he does not care and proceeds to educate her. Attending a concert of Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony one day the adopted daughter is inspired.

    This movie, created by Satsuo Yamamoto, Minoru Takada and Setsuko Hara, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. This Transient Life

    This Transient Life

    Near a remote Buddhist monastery, a young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant. After a monk finds out, the young man becomes an assistant to a master sculptor, only to proceed to complicate matters with his affairs.

    This movie, created by Akio Jissôji, Michiko Tsukasa and Ryô Tamura, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. The Girl I Abandoned

    The Girl I Abandoned

    Tsutomu Yoshioka, a Tokyo office worker, is enaged to Mariko, the niece of his company's president. But Yoshioka has a crisis of consence when he remembers his former love Mitsu, a rural girl whom he met and later left while in college. Shimako, a former friend, persuades Yoshioka to meet with Mitsu while she plots to blackmail Yoshioka by photographing the meeting to break up Mariko and Yoshioka.

    This movie, created by Kirio Urayama, Chôichirô Kawarasaki and Toshie Kobayashi, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Manon

    Manon

    The story of the rise and fall of a young courtesan.

    This movie, created by Yôichi Higashi, Setsuko Karasuma and Masahiko Kato, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  8. Cruel Story of Youth

    Cruel Story of Youth

    A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men.

    This movie, created by Nagisa Ôshima, Miyuki Kuwano and Yûsuke Kawazu, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. Confessions Among Actresses

    Confessions Among Actresses

    The lives of three movie actresses unfold, transform and get exposed. Each of them owes their choice of profession to a respective traumatic event.

    This movie, created by Yoshishige Yoshida, Mariko Okada and Ruriko Asaoka, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Silence Has No Wings

    Silence Has No Wings

    Following the journey of a caterpillar along the Japanese islands from Nagasaki to Hokkaido, this allegorical and oblique first feature film by Kuroki depicts in exquisite images a series of encounters and life's turning points.

    This movie, created by Kazuo Kuroki, Mariko Kaga and Hiroyuki Nagato, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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