Movies like Vision

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Vision
Original name: Vision - Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hildegard von Bingen was truly a woman ahead of her time. A visionary in every sense of the word, this famed 12th-century Benedictine nun was a Christian mystic, composer, philosopher, playwright, poet, naturalist, scientist, physician, herbalist and ecological activist.
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, captivating, sincere
Plot: clergy, prodigy, monastery, against the rules, feminism, religions or cults, gender, hopes, society, power relations, human nature, idealism, introspection, rebellion, healing power, visionary, convent, nun, chastity belt, german history, emperor, catholic, catholic priest, catholic church, religion ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, germany, rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and sincere films with plots about society, death, hopes, idealism, kiss, religions or cults and rebellion mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Vision: Pope Joan (2009), Hannah Arendt (2012), Marianne & Juliane (1981), Luther (2003), Before Night Falls (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.7
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Pope Joan
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, Italy, Spain
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A 9th century woman of English extraction born in the German city of Ingelheim disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, hidden identity, destiny, vatican, pope, gender bending, religions or cults, society, gender, monk, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany, europe, italy, rome italy
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Hannah Arendt
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: holocaust, journalism, against humanity, media, writer's life, legal action, trial, magazine, philosopher, legal, society, power of media ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: israel, usa, new york, jerusalem
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Marianne & Juliane
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: politics, feminism, journalism, terrorism, rebelliousness, siblings relations, rebellion, society, family relations, gang, chaos and mayhem, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
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System:   66%
    User:   73%
 
 6.6
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Luther
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: During the early 16th Century idealistic German monk Martin Luther, disgusted by the materialism in the church, begins the dialogue that will lead to the Protestant Reformation.
Style: emotional, serious, factual, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: catholicism, idealism, politics, christian, christianity, religion, rebellion, mentor, german, revolution, clergy, god ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, renaissance, 1500s
Place: germany, europe, england, egypt, rome italy
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System:   64%
    User:   54%
 
Before Night Falls
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: writer's life, gay, homosexuality, artist, aids, revolution, idealism, childhood, male nudity, freedom, poetry, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1964 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, new york, havana cuba, caribbean
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    User:   51%
 
 7.1
 2K
Violette
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Born out of wedlock early in the last century, Violette Leduc meets Simone de Beauvoir in postwar Saint-Germain-des-Près. An intense lifelong relationship develops between the two women authors, based on Violette's quest for freedom through ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: writer's life, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, feminism, gender, society, lesbian kiss, lesbian, salvation, pregnant bride, meat ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1972 ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   57%
 
Mozart's Sister
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A re-imagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang and a musical prodigy in her own right.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: musician's life, palaces castles and temples, performer's life, prodigy, against the rules, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, harpsichord, royal court, hopes, feminism, youth ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, versailles, brussels belgium, english channel, paris france
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System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
 8.0
 71K
The Sea Inside
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: destiny, disability, friendship, suicide, fighting the system, death, terminal illness, hospital, dedicated lawyer, dignity, freedom, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, galicia
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System:   58%
    User:   64%
 
 7.0
 571
Night Sun
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on Leo Tolstoy's novel, Father Sergius, Night Sun stars Julian Sands as Sergio, a nobleman in 18th-century Italy who is expected to marry a duchess, Nastassja Kinski. Upon learning that she was previously the King's mistress, Sergio ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: human nature, introspection, redemption, society, downfall, couple relations, social differences, religions or cults, hopes, couples, life is a bitch, solitude ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: europe, italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   49%
 
 6.7
 13K
Creation
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: evolution, science, religion, death, storytelling, atheism, christian, philosophy, chase, guilt, couple relations, god ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
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System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
 7.1
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Priest
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Father Greg Pilkington is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: gay, sexual abuse, incest, catholicism, homosexuality, religion, guilt, male nudity, gays and lesbians, sex, conservative, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, iraq, liverpool
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System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
 7.6
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Lola
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Germany in the autumn of 1957: Lola, a seductive cabaret singer-prostitute exults in her power as a temptress of men, but she wants out—she wants money, property, and love. Pitting a corrupt building contractor against the new straight-arrow ...
Style: realistic, stylized, tense, serious, clever ...
Plot: prostitution, performer's life, relationships, obsession, greed, idealism, loneliness, redemption, runaway, german, marriage, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
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System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Entertaining Angels" is an interesting title for this movie about the 1920's and 30's social activist, Dorothy Day, for it can be regarded that what this woman did, sometimes single-handedly, always controversially, in her fight ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: clergy, downfall, urban ghetto, rise and fall, rise to the top, idealism, self discovery, rich and poor, discrimination, social decay, urban ghetto life, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
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Voyager
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Greece, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Walter Faber has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he meets the enchanting Sabeth and they have a passionate love affair. Together they travel to her home in Greece, but the rational Faber doesn't ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: ship, human nature, romance, self discovery, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couples, tragic love, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
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System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
The Children of the Century
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, forbidden love, love affair, tragic love, artists and showbiz, feminism, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: europe, france, venice, italy, geneva switzerland ...
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System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
From a Far Country
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, UK, Poland
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film is a biography of Pope John Paul II. It starts in 1926 when the boy Karol Wojtila was celebrating Christmas with his father in Poland. Some years later Nazi Germany attacks Poland and invades the country while Wojtila seeks refuge at the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: clergy, human spirit, idealism, church, rebelliousness, anti semitism, genocide, pope, catholic church, holocaust, politics, political unrest ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: poland, europe, germany, rome italy, warsaw poland
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System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
 6.4
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Thérèse
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A contemplative film based on the true story of Saint Therese of Lisieux, the most popular saint of ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: clergy, convent, human spirit, miraculous event, monastery, religions or cults, church, hopes, society, saint, family relations, obsessive quest ...
Place: europe, france
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System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
 7.5
 22K
Amazing Grace
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: politics, slavery, mentor, friendship, freedom, corruption, revolution, blindness, period piece, drinking, society, british ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian, 1930s, 1790s ...
Place: england, london, europe, france, africa ...
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System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 7.4
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Desert Flower
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The autobiography of a Somalian nomad who was sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN spokeswoman against female genital mutilation.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, rising to stardom, feminism, human spirit, idealism, introspection, supermodel, injustice, hopes, society, gender, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, somalia, england, europe
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System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
 8.0
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Becket
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, tense, epic ...
Plot: betrayal, friendship, drinking, murder, mentor, unlikely friendships, bishop, intrigue, church, runaway, complex characters, dialogue ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, california, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
 7.1
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Kinsey
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into ...
Style: sexual, clever, talky, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: sexuality, sex, homosexuality, morality, rebellion, male nudity, pornography, adultery, gay, science, obsessive quest, research ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: indiana, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
The Misplaced World
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By chance Paul Kromberger discovers on the internet a photograph of the US opera diva Caterina Fabiani who is the spitting image of Evelyn, his dead wife. His unease and growing sense of alarm are transferred to his daughter, Sophie. Filled with ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: performer's life, uncover truth, introspection, parents and children, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, family relations, lounge singer, dead mother, german abroad, opera singer, american abroad ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Belle
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet ...
Style: stylized, serious, romantic, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: slavery, racism, culture clash, period piece, prejudice, race issues, forbidden love, coming of age, high society, lawyer, interracial relations, love story ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian england, 1780s
Place: england, europe, london, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
Love Unto Death
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elisabeth and Simon have been deeply in love for two months when Simon momentarily dies, but comes back to life. Simon does not want any further medical tests, but the couple are forced to grapple with the possibility of his death. They eventually ...
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: dealing with death, introspection, romance, couple relations, love affair, tragic love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, clergy, destiny, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
Dangerous Beauty
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Veronica is brilliant, gifted and beautiful, but the handsome aristocrat she loves, Marco Venier, cannot marry her because she is penniless and of questionable family. So Veronica's mother, Paola, teaches her to become a courtesan, one of the ...
Style: sexual, witty, serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, prostitute, prostitution, poetry, marriage, sword fight, betrayal, period piece, love story, women, destiny, love ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: italy, venice, europe, poland, cyprus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
 6.3
 558
Meteora
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a monastery set on the top of sandstone pillars young monk Theodoros and nun Urania find themselves physically drawn to one and other after devoting their lives to the strict rituals and practises of the monasteries. Below them the eternal cycle ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, light
Plot: forbidden love, monastery, religions or cults, love and romance, society, love affair, picnic, prayer, blood splatter, female nudity, pubic hair, candle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
 6.9
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A Love Divided
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The dramatic true story of a marriage between a Catholic man and a Protestant woman in 1950's Ireland.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: clergy, betrayal, romance, school, idealism, village, forbidden love, church, love affair, farm, ocean or sea, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, ireland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope-fiber suspension bridge in ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: clergy, gory, survival, haunted by the past, murder, social decay, religions or cults, investigation, bridge, society, destiny, twins ...
Time: 18th century
Place: latin america, peru, spain, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
 5.7
 4K
I Am Michael
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The controversial true story of a gay activist who rejects his homosexuality and becomes a Christian pastor.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, ambiguous ending
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender, gay, clergy, introspection, religions or cults, preacher, minister, church, media, society, classroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 2006, year 2007 ...
Place: usa, wyoming, colorado
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System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
Christopher and His Kind
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his housemates include bewigged old queen Gerald Hamilton and ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, sexual, based on memoir ...
Plot: strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, self discovery, nightlife, urban, gender, fall in love, gay, city life, looking for sex, political unrest, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1976, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, england, medical school, hamburg germany ...
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System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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