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Carrington (1995)
 6.8
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and complicated one. When Carrington did develop a more physical relationship with soldier Ralph Partridge, Strachey was able to welcome him as a friend, although Partridge remained somewhat uneasy, not so much with Strachey's lifestyle and sexual orientation as with the fact that he was a conscientious objector.
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric, clever, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: painter, soldier, conscientious objector, romance, friendship, writer's life, sexual relations, friends, couple relations, love and romance, platonic, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couples, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, anti conformity, polyamory, artist, sexuality, obsession ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 30s, 19th century, 20s, 20th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and emotional films with plots about love and romance, couples, couple relations, marriage, relationships, romance and mentor mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Carrington: Total Eclipse (1995), Bright Star (2009), Summer in February (2013), Sylvia (2003), Bride of the Wind (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, realistic, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, romance, fall in love, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: holland, france, europe, paris france, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 24K
Bright Star (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, emotional, colourful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: poet, letter, romance, tragic love, couple relations, couples, love affair, poetry, male female relationship, friendship, writer's life, fighting illness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, europe, rome italy, london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, infidelity, lifestyle, dishonesty, couples, artists and showbiz, romance, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, twentieth century, 1900s
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.3
 10K
Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, gloomy, serious, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, love, poet, snow, beach, boat, college, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, campus, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Bride of the Wind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: infidelity, composer, painter, death in the family, ambition, obsession, opposites attract, captivity, lifestyle, feminism, prodigy, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.8
 34K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, sexy, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, musician, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, new wave, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, post world war one ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 26K
Howards End (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: estate, seduction, inheritance, sister sister relationship, wealthy family, infidelity, love triangle, class differences, dysfunctional family, family drama, romance, character study ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 5K
Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, love, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, clever, serious, sincere, epic ...
Plot: catholicism, friendship, artist, nobility, oxford, university, fall in love, siblings relations, love and romance, friends, love triangle, longing ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, morocco, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 1K
Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: romance, writer's life, couple relations, lifestyle, infidelity, honeymoon, couples, family problems, family life, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, parents and children ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 16K
Shadowlands (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, college, poet, romance, writer's life, falling in love, couple relations, oxford, husband wife relationship, attic, bachelor, honest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 14K
Wilde (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred ...
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: homosexuality, obsession, gay relationship, hypocrisy, courtroom drama, writer's life, prison, life is a bitch, society, injustice, rise and fall, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 55K
Becoming Jane (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
Style: romantic, touching, intellectual, sweet, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writer's life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love, romance, poverty, social differences, prejudice, society, couple relations, family, fall in love ...
Time: 18th century, future, 1790s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Children of the Century (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: sexual, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: infidelity, feminism, destructive relationship, love affair, unfulfillment, writer's life, artists and showbiz, romance, forbidden love, tragic love, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: italy, france, venice, europe, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 14K
Maurice (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1909, Maurice Hall (James Wilby) enters Cambridge, where he befriends wealthy Clive Durham (Hugh Grant). Clive confesses he is sexually attracted to Maurice, who realizes he is a homosexual when he begins to return Clive's feelings. The two ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, scenic, touching ...
Plot: lgbt, coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, coming of age, couple relations, youth, romance, closeted homosexual ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, campus, argentina, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, infidelity, painter, older man younger woman relationship, mistress, physical abuse, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: poland, europe, france, paris france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, dishonesty, love and romance, fall in love, rise to the top ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 8K
Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, factual, tense, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, poet, friends, political unrest, surrealism, student, coming of age, writer's life, romance, state affairs, buddies, gay ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, italy, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Peter's Friends (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It is New Year's weekend and the friends of Peter (Fry) gather at his newly inherited country house. Ten years ago, they all acted together in a Cambridge University student comedy troupe, but it's less clear how much they have in common ...
Style: sentimental, witty, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: weekend, friends, secret, reunion, new year's eve, adulthood, thirtysomething life, singleness, unfulfilled love, family problems, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 149K
The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, couple relations, art, gays and lesbians, painter, artist, love and romance, society, gender, life is a bitch, painting ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, classic literature, touching, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, love triangle, romance, jane austen, rich and poor, love, inheritance, happy ending, older man younger woman relationship, eligible bachelor, family relations, social differences ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 18th century, 1810s, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 27K
Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: rabbit, friendship, artist, painting, first love, writer's life, friends, unsupportive parent, success, lifestyle, social differences, society ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Last Station (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, factual, touching ...
Plot: russian, family relations, love and romance, writer's life, golden years, parents and children, lifestyle, adultery, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy, secretary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: intellectual, emotional, sexual, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, jealousy, church, passion, temptation, cheating wife, rainy, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Women in Love (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Close friends Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich begin romances with siblings Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen. After the couples wed, they take a joint honeymoon to Switzerland, where things begin happily -- but they become increasingly complicated as the ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: wrestling, sex, romance, friendship, siblings relations, love affair, sexual relations, fall in love, crumbling marriage, gays and lesbians, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe, alps, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 75K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: sincere, colourful, emotional, touching, psychological ...
Plot: disability, couple relations, art, feminism, bohemian life, loneliness, painter, artist, lifestyle, lesbian love, love of one's life, life ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, correspondence, romance, friends, fall in love, couple relations, writer's life, hopes, love and romance, human nature, platonic, couples ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s ...
Place: london, england, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching ...
Style: emotional, romantic, serious, scenic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, couples, obsession, romance, society, dishonesty, friendship, secret, pursuit ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 16K
Iris (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Style: touching, intellectual, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: aging, alzheimer's disease, understanding, writer's life, love, couple relations, love of one's life, virginity, life & death, character study, loneliness, terminal illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 66K
Out of Africa (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Style: epic, touching, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, farm, fall in love, love affair, destructive relationship, dishonesty, love and romance, culture clash, bankruptcy, male female relationship, love story ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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