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I, Don Giovanni (2009)
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I, Don Giovanni (2009)
Original name: Io, Don Giovanni
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: mozart, opera, casanova, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, writer's life, musician's life, rivalry, womanizer, music, partners, artists and showbiz, uninhibited rivalry, religions or cults, gambling, hell, freemason, exile, composer, curse, opera singer, death of father, organ, jealous woman ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: venice, italy, europe, austria, vienna

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and stylized films with plots about love and romance, artists and showbiz, music, lifestyle, ambition, musician's life and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like I, Don Giovanni: Amadeus (1984), Othello (1986), The Outlaw (2010), Casanova Variations (2014), Paganini (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Amadeus (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, France, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The incredible story of genius musician Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri – now confined to an insane asylum.
Style: stylized, captivating, clever, inspirational, atmospheric ...
Plot: genius, mozart, envy, music, prodigy, musician's life, composer, success, desire for fame, classical music, character study, bohemian life ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century, 1780s, 1820s ...
Place: vienna, austria, europe, italy, central europe
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Othello (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands, Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Having previously staged Verdi's 1887 opera Otello at the Met and La Scala, filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli committed his production to film in 1986. Starring as the fatally jealous Moor of Venice is Placido Domingo, who had also headlined ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: opera, obsession, betrayal, manipulation, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, love and romance, rivalry, tragic hero, intrigue, dishonesty, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france
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The Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, Brazil, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, who dominated Spain’s early Golden Age of Theatre in the 16th Century. Lope returns home from war and enters the theatre world when a producer’s beautiful daughter takes a ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, clever, stylized
Plot: playwright, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, lifestyle, womanizer, artists and showbiz, writer's life, scandal, employer employee relationship, sex scene, performer's life ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe, portugal
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Casanova Variations (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Austria, Portugal, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two stories about the greatest seducer of all time, Giacomo Casanova.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, twists and turns, psychological
Plot: womanizer, obsession, love and romance, estate, couples, older man younger woman relationship, cross dressing, death of protagonist, opera, wooing, maid, father daughter incest ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, venice, italy
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Paganini (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kinski believed that he lived through the same experiences as the legendary "devil violinist" Niccolo Paganini, who set whole Europe of the 19th century into frenzy and through whose personality Kinski offers us an incredibly profound and ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: classical music, musician's life, ambition, music, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, older man younger woman relationship, death of protagonist, violin ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, venice
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The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: performer's life, king of france, ballet, prodigy, royal family, intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, celebrity culture, tragic love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
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Farinelli (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Farinelli is a 1994 biopic film about the life and career of Italian opera singer Farinelli, considered one of the greatest castrato singers of all time.
Style: realistic, touching, heartbreaking, factual, emotional ...
Plot: opera, opera singer, music, brother brother relationship, eunuch, siblings relations, art, life philosophy, destiny, classical music, culture clash, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, london, italy, napoli italy, madrid ...
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Forever Enthralled (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A biographical account of Mei Lanfang, China's greatest opera star.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic, epic
Plot: opera, tragic love, lifestyle, ambition, romance, society, performer's life, love and romance, couples, warning, unfulfillment, music ...
Place: china, asia
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Carmen (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: While rehearing Carmen of Bizet, the middle-aged choreographer Antonio brings the sexy Carmen to perform the lead role. Antonio falls in love for Carmen, who is an independent and seductive woman incapable to accept a possessive love. When Carmen ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, emotional, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: tragic love, dancer, jealousy, betrayal, artists and showbiz, love and romance, rivalry, music, romance, performer's life, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
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Fellini's Casanova (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone, and is he really an interesting person? Is he really alive?
Style: realistic, serious, surreal, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: casanova, womanizer, looking for sex, libertine, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, couples, romance, love and romance, society, couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, italy, venice, england, france ...
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Don Giovanni (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom Giovanni killed) makes his appearance. He offers Giovanni ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, emotional
Plot: opera, womanizer, ambition, unfulfillment, downfall, music, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, society, love and romance, wooing, vengeance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
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28%
The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Using letters Anna Magdalena Bach wrote to her husband, seminal composer Johann Sebastian, filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet created one of the most precise, rewarding biopics ever put to screen. CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: couples, music, musician's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, prodigy, hopes, introspection, couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: germany, europe
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28%
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The Overture (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: Thailand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the life of Luang Pradit Pairoh (Sorn Silapabanleng) the most revered traditional Thai music master who lived during the reigns of Kings Rama V to VIII, the movie traces the life of Sorn, who picked up the ra-nad ek (Thai xylophone) mallets ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: ambition, fighting the system, musician's life, rebellion, lifestyle, prodigy, rivalry, politics, injustice, life is a bitch, society, musician ...
Time: 20th century
Place: thailand, asia
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Nina (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, ambition, musician's life, love affair, racism, artists and showbiz, society, music, rising to stardom, discrimination, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
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Neapolitan Songs (2010)
Genre: Documentary, History, Music
Country: Italy, USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Turturro tells, shooting alleys and testimonies of real neapolitan people, the history and musical culture of Napoli, attending every event and tale with a song.
Style: captivating, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Plot: mafia, musician's life, city life, lifestyle, music, society, artists and showbiz, folk, performer's life, world war two, dancing, archive footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy, europe
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Interlude in Prague (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The incredible tale of Mozart's Prague years.
Style: sincere, stylized, captivating, romantic
Plot: composer, opera, musician, love triangle, singer, aristocrat, love and romance, society, nobleman, arranged marriage
Time: 1780s, 18th century
Place: prague, central europe
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The Color of Pomegranates (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The life of revered the 18th-century Armenian poet and musician Sayat-Nova (Vilen Galstyan). Portraying events in the life of the artist from childhood up to his death, the movie addresses in particular his relationships with women, including his ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: poet, performer's life, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, state affairs, society, clergy, life is a bitch, treasure ...
Time: 18th century
Place: russia, georgia (former ussr), armenia, caucasus
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23%
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Dumas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, factual, humorous, serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, love affair, intrigue, writer's life, buddies, rivalry, disorder, lie, collaboration, writers, dishonesty, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era
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23%
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating
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Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
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Madame Butterfly (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Cio-Cio-San, a young Japanese geisha, seeks to fulfill her dreams through marriage to an American naval officer. Her faith in their future is shattered by his empty vows and the loss she endures touches something deep within us all.
Style: emotional, stylized, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Amália (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Portugal
Duration: 127 min.
Story: You already know the legendary singer. For the first time, you'll get to know the woman behind the myth.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: rising to stardom, love and romance, musician's life, rise and fall, human nature, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, music, lifestyle, family relations, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s, 80s ...
Place: europe, portugal
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London Dreams (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: India, UK
Duration: 146 min.
Story: They were childhood friends. But they had little in common except their family's vague connection with music. While Arjun's life was consumed by a passionate drive to get on stage and realize his grandfather's unfulfilled dream, Mannu ...
Style: stylized, captivating, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, punjab, london
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A Love Bewitched (1986)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a Gypsy village, the fathers of Candela and José promise their children to each other. Years later, the unfaithful José marries Candela but while defending his lover Lucía in a brawl, he is stabbed to death. Carmelo, who secretly loves Candela ...
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Time: 80s
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22%
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Duration: 89 min.
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Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: teens
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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
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Style: sexy, captivating, serious, realistic, sexual ...
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Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, paris france
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You Will Be Mine (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
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Story: Marie leaves home to study the piano at the conservatory in Lyons. Through lack of money, she is obliged to share an apartment with Emma, a friend of the family who has lived alone since the death of her father. The two young women develop a strange ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, sexy, tense ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, gender, love and romance, youth, dishonesty, lifestyle, musician's life, student life, unfulfilled love, obsession, music teacher, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, lyon
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21%
Battle of the Year (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck coach is hired to prepare a team of the best American dancers for an international tournament that attracts all the best crews from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, underdog, ambition, dancer's life, lifestyle, rivalry, power relations, artists and showbiz, athlete and trainer, dancing, music, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
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21%
Waiting for Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who has ignited an insurrection, is arrested in ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: fight for supremacy, love affair, rebelliousness, rebellion, military, battles, fall in love, political unrest, state affairs, society, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
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21%
Beat the World (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three dance crews – one Latin American, one European and one Canadian – prepare to battle at the International Beat the World competition in Detroit. Along the way, they struggle with gambling debt, bad break-ups and their own egos. In the final ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Copying Beethoven (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been years since his last success and he is plagued by deafness, ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, stylized ...
Plot: composer, classical music, musician, performance, pianist, mute or deaf, musician's life, contests and competitions, romance, love and romance, respect, fighting illness ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, vienna, germany
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20%