Movies like Carrington

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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, bittersweet, writer's life, sexual relations, friends, couple relations, love and romance, platonic, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couples, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, anti conformity, polyamory, artist, sexuality ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 1900s, 30s, 20th century, victorian, 20s ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london

Most similar movies to Carrington

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, catastrophe, mentor, relationships and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Carrington: Total Eclipse (1995), Summer in February (2013), Sylvia (2003), Bright Star (2009), 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, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, romance, love and romance, teenage life, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: holland, europe, france, africa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, posing nude, lifestyle, love affair, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, twentieth century, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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, psychological, serious, depressing ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, love, writer's life, tragic love, couple relations, couples, romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, adultery, suicide ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.9
 25K
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, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: poet, letter, tragic love, romance, 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 ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
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: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, prodigy, lifestyle, ambition, fall in love, love affair, opposites attract, couples, romance, family relations, remarry, obsession ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, painter, infidelity, 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, 1940s ...
Place: poland, europe, france, paris france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, contemplative, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: friendship, correspondence, romance, bittersweet, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, couples, platonic, human nature, writer's life, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.8
 35K
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, contemplative, controversial ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, adultery, jealousy, musician, prostitute, new wave, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 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, poet, college, romance, writer's life, fall in love, falling in love, couple relations, oxford, husband wife relationship, attic, bachelor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, realistic, captivating, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay lead character, gay, obsession, gays and lesbians, gay protagonist, hypocrisy, gay relationship, courtroom drama, writer's life, prison, homosexual ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 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, realistic, contemplative, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: unfulfillment, family problems, family life, couples, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, writer's life, couple relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, sincere, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, catholicism, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, friends, siblings relations, society, understanding, love triangle, nobility ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, morocco, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 17K
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: 50s, 90s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 56K
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, emotional, touching, intellectual, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writer's life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love, jane austen, romance, poverty, social differences, prejudice, society, couple relations, family ...
Time: 18th century, future, 1790s, 19th century
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, serious, contemplative, emotional
Plot: infidelity, feminism, artists and showbiz, love and romance, love affair, romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations, tragic love, gender bending, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1820s
Place: italy, france, venice, europe, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 27K
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, wealthy family, seduction, english countryside, inheritance, sister sister relationship, infidelity, love triangle, class differences, dysfunctional family, family drama, romance ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writer's life, first love, lifestyle, forbidden love, success, unsupportive parent, social differences, fall in love, couples, society, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 156K
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, artist, gay, painter, gender, society, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, europe, copenhagen, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, thirtysomething life, adulthood, singleness, unfulfilled love, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 15K
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: serious, realistic, melancholic, scenic, touching ...
Plot: homosexuality, lgbt, society, gay, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, gay romance, gay lead character, forbidden love, gay relationship, youth, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, victorian, victorian era ...
Place: england, europe, greece, italy, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: clever, witty, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, family relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, love, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, power relations, couple relations, rich and poor, romance, betrayal, death, social differences, couples, dishonesty, matchmaking ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Whole Wide World (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on her acclaimed autobiographical book, THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD tells the story of Novalyne Price, an attractive feisty West Texas schoolteacher and her bittersweet, romantic and turbulent relationship with Robert E. Howard, the great pulp ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, bittersweet, romance, creator, unfulfilled love, writer's life, friends, couple relations, couples, introspection, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, new mexico, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 78K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA, Canada
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, serious, colourful, emotional, touching ...
Plot: painter, disability, bohemian life, art, couple relations, feminism, lifestyle, jealousy, loneliness, artist, love of one's life, lesbian interest ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 40s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, paris france, mexico city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, love and romance, family relations, writer's life, parents and children, lifestyle, golden years, adultery, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy, secretary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 68K
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, british colonial, destructive relationship, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, dishonesty, culture clash, bankruptcy, male female relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, sincere, dramatic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, jane austen, happy ending, love triangle, romance, inheritance, love, rich and poor, eligible bachelor, rich man poor woman, older man younger woman relationship, fall in love ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: romantic, enigmatic, melancholic, tricky, intellectual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, infidelity, passion, jealousy, love affair, cheating wife, obsessive love, diary, private detective, secrets, church ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, year 1946 ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, sincere ...
Plot: wrestling, sex, romance, friendship, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, couple relations, society, couples, tragic love, gender, human nature ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe, swiss alps, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, family relations, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, haunted by the past, parents and children, society, betrayal, unfulfillment ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%