Movies like Goya in Bordeaux

If you like "Goya in Bordeaux" you are looking for surreal, atmospheric and serious movies about / with artist, art, politics, aging, aristocrat, exile and duchess themes of Biography, Drama and War genre shot in Spain or Italy.
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.
Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
Original name: Goya en Burdeos
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his much younger wife Leocadia and their daughter Rosario. He continues to paint at night, and in flashbacks stirred by conversations with his daughter, by awful headaches, and by the befuddlement of age, he relives key times in his life.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic, colourful, non-linear, melancholic, reflective, art house, light ...
Plot: artist, art, politics, aging, aristocrat, exile, duchess, sex, passion, tyranny, couple relations, love and romance, royal family, mute or deaf, artists and showbiz, elderly, society, couples, actor's life, celebrity culture, army, storytelling, love, dog, dancing ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1800s
Place: spain, france, europe

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Goya in Bordeaux

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic and stylized films with plots about art, death, storytelling, artist, mentor, love and romance and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Goya in Bordeaux: Kandahar (2001), Farinelli (1994), Goya's Ghosts (2006), The Mirror (1975), Mad Love (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kandahar (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.
Style: atmospheric, tense, bleak, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: desert, islam, on the road, survival, teacher, death, taliban, red cross, refugee, politics, race against time, black market ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, afghanistan, canada, iran, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, factual, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: opera, music, opera singer, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, life philosophy, destiny, artist, eunuch, culture clash, art, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, italy, spain, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, factual, intense, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, french, rape, prison, arrest, society, confession, model, wound, father daughter relationship, clergy ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 19th century
Place: spain, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
The Mirror (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: hypnosis, artist, human nature, family life, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, life is a bitch, wartime life, poet, countryside ...
Time: 30s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: russia, europe, spain, soviet union, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
Movie in collections
Mad Love (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The love story who transformed Juana I de Castilla, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". The tragic fate of a Queen madly in love to an unfaithful husband, Felipe el Hermoso, Archduke of Austria.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, captivating, gothic ...
Plot: betrayal, politics, infidelity, love and romance, intrigue, obsession, romance, parents and children, state affairs, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 1500s, 18th century, 1920s
Place: spain, austria, europe, flanders, portugal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
Klimt (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Style: sexual, realistic, talky, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: artist, painter, fighting the system, couples, celebrity culture, couple relations, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, against the rules, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, year 1918, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, factual, melancholic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, fame, photographer, actor's life, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1971, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, arc de triomphe paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
Antonieta (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna is a psychologist undertaking research about famous suicidal women. She takes a specific interest in the case of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, who killed herself in 1931 in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris.
Plot: sex, band, gay slur, train, singing, politics, election, newspaper, hotel, celebration, banquet, flowers ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: paris france, mexico, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
Movie in collections
Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, society, couples, social misfits, life is a bitch, celebrity culture, love and romance, down on your luck, family relations, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1890s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
Pandemonium (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah). Instead of going to Vietnam, Wordsworth ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, betrayal, friendship, addiction, drug abuse, love and romance, prodigy, tragic hero, idealism, infidelity, alcohol abuse, tragic love ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1800s
Place: england, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: childhood, infidelity, baron, voyeurism, writer's life, human nature, introspection, society, love triangle, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1890s, 1910s ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, exciting, tense ...
Plot: friendship, poet, friends, political unrest, student, surrealism, romance, writer's life, coming of age, buddies, state affairs, spanish civil war ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, paris france, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, artist, first love, painting, rabbit, society, artists and showbiz, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, writer's life, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, mentor, pregnancy, poet, gays and lesbians, romance, siblings relations, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, holland, france, africa, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Biography of the British painter Francis Bacon. The movie focuses on his relationship with George Dyer, his lover. Dyer was a former small time crook.
Style: biting, realistic, serious, dark, melancholic ...
Plot: s&m, painter, gay, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, society, gender, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: paris france, east end london, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
The Lady and the Duke (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This breathtaking, visually experimental film from New Wave director Eric Rohmer tells the true story of Grace Dalrymple Elliot (Lucy Russell), a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, clever, captivating ...
Plot: master and servant, friendship, politics, french revolution, rebelliousness, society, forbidden love, political unrest, state affairs, power relations, friends, romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century
Place: france, europe, england, marseille provence, belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
The Libertine (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.
Style: stylized, serious, melancholic, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: infidelity, alcoholic, poet, sex, actor's life, temptation, love and romance, libertine, dying, fired from the job, dying words, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still ...
Style: national socialism, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: nazism, confined, suicide, war, paranoia, fear, execution, loyalty, siege, marriage, secretary, birthday ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1945
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, frankfurt germany, prague czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
Movie in collections
Mr. Turner (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, clever, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: painter, estrangement, aging, elderly, society, ambition, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, master and servant, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, victorian era ...
Place: london, england, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
Quills (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France ...
Style: erotic, sexual, stylized, captivating, rough ...
Plot: french revolution, sexuality, writer's life, rape, hypocrisy, emperor, perversion, priest, murder, sadism, french, maid ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, hospital, terminal illness, reconciliation, memory, confrontation, couples, youth, couple relations, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1989, year 1962
Place: brighton, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: colourful, emotional, touching, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: disability, couple relations, feminism, bohemian life, loneliness, painter, artist, lifestyle, love of one's life, art, communism, bisexuality ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 30s ...
Place: mexico, latin america, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with his one great love, Claire, who is still married to her ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, lovers reunited, love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, golden years, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: adelaide south australia, belgium, melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
Movie in collections
Max (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: realistic, serious, clever, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: anti semitism, controversy, infidelity, friendship, blind ambition, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, state affairs, racism, society, lifestyle, self discovery ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, germany, munich germany, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating, colourful ...
Plot: queen, throne, royal family, british history, queen elizabeth i, execution, political intrigue, period piece, politics, head of state, catholicism, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, renaissance, 1500s, 18th century ...
Place: england, spain, europe, scotland, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
There Be Dragons (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, stylized
Plot: soldier, priest, saint, spanish civil war, redemption, self discovery, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, love, dying father, betrayal, journalist ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
My Left Foot (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: irish, disability, poet, human spirit, artist, courage, working class, painting, cerebral palsy, dignity, paralysis, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, emperor, radical, obsession, friendship, gay, suicide, nationalism, life is a bitch, writer's life, couple relations, gold ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: artist, painting, infidelity, addiction, life is a bitch, couple relations, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, love and romance, supportive spouse, lifestyle, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
Pinero (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Piñero" tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a pre-cursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in hard-core Sing-Sing for petty thefts and ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, rise and fall, society, lifestyle, ambition, human nature, rising to stardom, down on your luck, writer's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
Related movie lists