Movies like Singing Behind Screens

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Singing Behind Screens (2003)
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Singing Behind Screens (2003)
Original name: Cantando dietro i paraventi
Genre: Drama, History, Music, War
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man enters a brothel and sees a staged narration of a Chinese folk tale concerning a female pirate.
Plot: pirate, sea, female nudity, revenge, widow, ocean
Place: china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and epic films with plots about soldier, war, life is a bitch, female nudity, revenge, military and world war two mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Singing Behind Screens: Frenchman's Creek (1998), The Profession of Arms (2001), The Rover (1967), The Black Corsair (1976), The Son of Captain Blood (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Frenchman's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: pirate, ship, romance, escapades, love and romance, estate, infidelity, politics, adventure, master and servant, ocean or sea, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 1700s, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Profession of Arms (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In autumn of 1526, the Emperor, Charles V, sends his German landsknechts led by Georg von Frundsberg to march towards Rome. The inferior papal armies, commanded by Giovanni de'Medici, try to chase them in the midst of a harsh winter. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, epic
Plot: soldier, winter, leadership, life is a bitch, heroes, war, betrayal, military, battles, danger, military life, gunshot wound ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Rover (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former counterrevolutionary pirate befriends a mentally ill young woman and this in turn leads to tragedy when she falls in love with a French naval officer.
Plot: sailor, pirate, treasure, mediterranean, redheaded woman, red wine, sabre, napoleonic wars, duel, ship, amnesty, french revolution ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: mediterranean sea, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Black Corsair (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story circulates around the classical Black Pirate and his battle against arch enemy Prins van Gould. The Black Pirate is out for revenge on his brothers' killers. He has a blood-planned way to go, and he trusts only to his own rap sword.
Plot: pirate, pirate ship, revenge, swashbuckler
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Son of Captain Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Spain, Italy, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The son of a notorious pirate is placed on the path of righteousness by his love for a beautiful young woman.
Plot: pirate, dead rat, sailing ship, sword fight, slavery, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Jamaica Inn (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: The respected squire of a quiet Cornish village is in reality the leader of a gang of murderous pirates who attack passing ships, kill their crews and steal their cargoes.
Plot: evil man, pirate, murder
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Walking, Walking (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Italian maestro Ermanno Olmi tells the tale of the journey of the Magi in this lyrical odyssey. The film focuses on a wise man who interprets his sighting of a comet streaking through the sky as a spiritual message. Joined by two associates, ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: king, dying, song, food, boy, fear, governor, dog, military, chase, trust, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: school, countryside, farm, winter, record player, money, dancing, peasant, village, family life, clergy, rich and poor ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: World War I, Italian north-eastern front after the 1917 bloody battles on the Altipiano. A group of soldiers face the difficulty of war in a story that unfolds in the space of one night. Events follow one after the other without any kind of pattern: ...
Style: stylized, bleak, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: anti war, introspection, battles, battle zone, soldier, military, danger, military life, life is a bitch, dealing with death, war
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
El largo invierno (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In 1939, Ramon (Jacques Penot) was a young man, caught up in his Barcelona family's involvement on the Republic side in the brutal Spanish Civil War. He and his family fled into exile ahead of Franco's troops. Now it is many years later, ...
Plot: flashback, soldier, female nudity, butler, topless, sex scene, spanish civil war, bourgeoisie, fascism
Time: year 1939
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Damn the Defiant! (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer makes this difficult, and when the captain is disabled, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, napoleonic wars, sea battle, royal navy, mutiny, pirate, rebellion, rebelliousness, moral dilemma, military life, defiant, leadership ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, battleship, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Fort Saganne (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: foreign legion, state affairs, wartime life, heroes, love and romance, war, army investigation, adventurer, battles, leadership, political unrest, military life ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, france, europe, algeria, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Agnes (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a barren land ruled by oppression and ignorance, a spirited woman driven by hope of a better life must fight against the odds. Agnes is a servant in the house of the county sheriff. There she is constantly sexually harassed by him and treated ...
Plot: betrayal, revenge, love, female nudity, execution, sheriff, housekeeper
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Game Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love with her stepson but is driven to the point of madness when her husband tricks the stepson into betraying her.
Plot: deception, revenge, bare breasts, female nudity, cheating wife, unhappy marriage, exercise, older woman younger man sex
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Where Once We Walked (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Otso "The Main Man" Hultkrantz is playing the leading role of the young Allu Kajander in Where We Once Walked, based on a novel about a civil war raging between the Red and the White in Finland.
Style: family saga
Plot: execution, civil war, socialism, lower class, shot to death, suicide, love triangle, football player, unrequited love, hate, divorce, marriage ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, year 1918, 1910s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Don't Cry, Nanking (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1937, during the Second Japanese-Sino War, a Chinese doctor, his Japanese pregnant wife, their teenage daughter and their young son travel from Shanghai to Nanjing seeking shelter in the Capital during the Japanese invasion. The family ...
Plot: war crime, sino japanese war, japanese occupation, chinese, massacre, world war two, german
Time: 1930s, year 1938, year 1937
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Heartbeat Detector (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, War
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
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Style: psychological, bleak, serious, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, workplace, deadly, murder, legal, haunted by the past, chaos and mayhem, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, crimes, factory, nazism ...
Place: europe, france, paris france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Travelling Players (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 230 min.
Story: This expansive Greek drama follows a troupe of theater actors as they perform around their country during World War II. While the production that they put on is entitled "Golfo the Shepherdess," the thespians end up echoing scenes from ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, civil war, political unrest, deadly, genocide, vengeance, anti war, politics, rivalry, greek, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: His ideals challenged by life as a conscript in war-time Japan's military, a pacifist faces ever greater tests in his fight for survival.
Style: captivating, cynical, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: soldier, survival, japanese army, russian, chinese, captivity, life is a bitch, wartime life, war, hapless soldier, escape attempt, prison life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Los hermanos Muerte (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Mexico
Story: Woman swears to avenge her brother's murder.. Then she falls in love with the murderer, before discovering that he's the one.
Plot: sacrifice, revenge, murder, widow, troops, rebellion
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Grenade (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: British mercenaries (Stanley Baker, Alex Cord) finish their Congo feud in Hong Kong, with a woman (Honor Blackman) caught in the middle.
Plot: soldier, grenade, revenge, betrayal, mercenary, abrupt ending, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Purple Butterfly (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, France
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: realistic, atmospheric, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: japanese occupation, wartime life, love affair, deadly, dishonesty, political unrest, hidden identity, rivalry, undercover, tragic hero, mistaken identity, anti war ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 2000s
Place: asia, japan, china, shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Founding Of An Army (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The Founding of an Army is a Chinese historical film. Produced by Han Sanping and directed by Andrew Lau, it is the third installment of the trilogy called Founding of New China after The Founding of a Republic (2009) and The Founding of a Party ...
Plot: military uniform, political leader, communism, historical figure, republican era china, chinese army
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Opium War (1997)
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Japan's Longest Day (1967)
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29%