Movies like Singing Behind Screens

If you like "Singing Behind Screens" you are looking for movies about / with pirate, sea, female nudity, theater, widow, revenge and nudity (full frontal - brief) themes of Drama, History and Music genre shot in Italy or UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Singing Behind Screens (2003)
 6.4
 508
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, theater, widow, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), ocean
Place: china

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Singing Behind Screens

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and bleak films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge, soldier, pirate, sea and murder mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Singing Behind Screens: Frenchman's Creek (1998), The Profession of Arms (2001), Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014), The Rover (1967), The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978). 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: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: pirate, ship, dishonesty, master and servant, estate, power relations, ocean or sea, couples, infidelity, love and romance, adventure, ocean ...
Time: 17th century, 1700s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, london, 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: psychological, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: soldier, military life, military, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, betrayal, battles, war, winter, heroes, pope ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, 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: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: soldier, military, anti war, danger, battle zone, military life, introspection, life is a bitch, world war one, war, dealing with death, battles ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 416
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, gold coin, military uniform, sailboat, redheaded woman, napoleonic wars, treasure chest, duel, red wine ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: france, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
ocean movies
1080
soldier movies
3469
war movies
war
1657
military movies
2563
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: realistic, thought provoking, touching, serious, contemplative
Plot: school, countryside, village, farm, peasant, clergy, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, master and servant ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, turn of the century ...
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, allegory
Plot: crying, messenger, baker, scaffold, bridge, armor, dream, adultery, actress, flowers, theatre production, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 2K
The Dancer (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Belgium, Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter ...
Style: melancholic, colourful, erotic, factual, suspense ...
Plot: dancing, lesbian, love, audition, female nudity, theater, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), dress, death of father, flashback, dancer's life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, new york, france, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, female nudity, exercise, bare breasts, unhappy marriage, sex with stepson, nudity (full frontal - brief), deep cleavage, sexually dissatisfied wife, cheating wife, sex with stepmother ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
betrayal movies
8610
love movies
8364
murder movies
17596
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, mutiny, royal navy, pirate, soldier, rebellion, betrayal, leadership, war, conspiracy ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, serious, epic, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, civil war, wartime life, parents and children, legends and myths, political unrest, genocide, anti war, vengeance, greek, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 1930s, year 1939, year 1952 ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, sailing ship, dead rat, sailboat, sword fight, slavery, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 73
Slave Widow (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After her husband's suicide, young and beautiful Mitsuko Fuji feels alone and helpless -- until one of her husband's major creditors, Mr. Kito, offers a sympathetic ear and a cancellation of all debts. However, Mitsuko soon learns that ...
Plot: suicide by drowning, father son relationship, female nudity, suicide, sex, bare breasts, widow, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
And the Ship Sails On (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1914, a cruise ship sets sail from Naples to spread the ashes of beloved opera singer Edmea Tetua near Erimo, the isle of her birth. During the voyage, the eclectic array of passengers discovers a group of Serbian refugees aboard the vessel. ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: cruise, world war one, ship, danger, ocean or sea, ocean, celebrity culture, boat accident, travel, war, tragedy, sea disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1914
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, female nudity, topless, fascism, spanish civil war, butler, bourgeoisie, sex scene, soldier, spanish history
Time: year 1939
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Paradise Club (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the height of the social revolution, a young dancer searches for salvation when she chooses to leave paradise.
Plot: female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual revolution, beach, female nudity, barefoot woman, nightclub
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Holy Pafnucio (1977)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Controversial, sexy and surreal tale of a messenger, his journey and encounters with many historical events and people such as Auschwitz, the Ku Klux Klan, Frida Kahlo, Cortés and Emiliano Zapata (as a beautiful woman!)
Plot: musical number, surrealism, messiah, desert, sand, female nudity, football, nudity (full frontal - brief), symbolism
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 886
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, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: foreign legion, romance, military, soldier, state affairs, army investigation, heroes, adventurer, war, military life, wartime life, destiny ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, europe, africa, paris france, sahara ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Devils of Monza (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The young noble Don Monza is caught and thrown out by the nun Virginia de Leva when she catches him flirting with one of her nun sisters across the stone wall between their gardens. He hears the rumor that she'd have an affair with her trustee ...
Plot: nun, evil, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, revenge, forbidden love, convent, betrayal, affair, sex, evil nun
Time: 1500s, 16th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
sex scene movies
5669
death movies
13702
ship movies
1355
Moses and Aaron (1975)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria, France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: MOSES AND AARON finds Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, through their exemplary craft, transforming a familiar Biblical tale into a borderline-surreal cinematic opera of seemingly endless possibility. In expressive, melodic tones, the ...
Plot: female director, killing an animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, idol, human sacrifice, lust, bible, prophet, religion, orgy, female nudity ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 262
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: pirate, hotel, murder, evil man
Time: 19th century
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, swashbuckler, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Heartbeat Detector (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, War
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A psychologist discovers troubling links between Nazism and modern-day big business.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: nazism, investigation, workplace situations, workplace, deadly, crimes, murder, workplace intrigue, haunted by the past, corporation, psychoanalysis, legal ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 149
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: love, revenge, betrayal, housekeeper, execution, sheriff, female nudity
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
One Day in a Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: One Day in a Life is a 2008 Italian drama film directed by Stefano Tummolini. It entered the "Venice Days" section at the 65th Venice International Film Festival.
Plot: hiv positive, beach, gay lead character, sea, nude beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, male nudity, gay man has sex with a woman, female nudity, homosexual, gay ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: captivating, psychological, factual, tense, family saga
Plot: class struggle, civil war, working class, social class, revolutionary, unrequited love, lower class, socialist, revenge, politics, rivalry, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s ...
Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 354
Kamouraska (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Québec. It paints a poetic and terrifying tableau of the life of Elisabeth d'Aulnières: her marriage to Antoine Tassy, squire of Kamouraska; his violent murder; ...
Plot: male nudity, pubic hair, defloration, love triangle, female nudity, adultery, murder, butt naked, clothed male naked male, male objectification, nudity (full frontal - brief), male star appears nude ...
Time: 1830s, 19th century, 1840s
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 73
Daddy (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Daddy, filmed in cooperation with movie director Peter Whitehead, discovers the connection between a father and little girl. Like the majority of Niki De Saint Phalle’s films, the flick combines autobiography with imagination, mixing erotic scenes ...
Plot: sculpture, drawing, revenge, phallus, tied to a chair, memory, father daughter incest, mansion, childhood trauma, incest, father daughter relationship, dominatrix ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, survival, japanese army, chinese, captivity, unfulfilled love, prison life, imperialism, escape attempt, estrangement, hapless soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: china, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sadness and Beauty (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hugo is a writer whose one great book was based on an affair he had with Lea, a sculptor. Bereft of inspiration for a follow-up, Hugo returns years later to rekindle the flame of romance and creativity. Lea soundly rejects him, and her student ...
Style: tragic
Plot: ex boyfriend, lesbian, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy, teacher, bathroom, sex, accident, female nudity, bare breasts, woman on top, shaving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: grenade, betrayal, soldier, revenge, mercenary, murder, abrupt ending
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%