Movies like Vision 2009

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Vision (2009)
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Vision (2009)
Original name: Vision - Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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: sincere, atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional, contemplative, feminist film
Plot: healing power, prodigy, monastery, religions or cults, human nature, clergy, against the rules, hopes, gender, introspection, idealism, visionary, power relations, seer, nun, flash forward, healer, monk, religious faith, catholic church, convent, composer, enemy, patriarchy, worship ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: germany, europe, rome italy

Most similar movies to Vision

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and contemplative films with plots about society, clergy, religions or cults, religion, hopes, catholic church and priest mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Vision: Of Gods and Men (2010), Andrei Rublev (1966), Luther (2003), Becket (1964), Ludwig II (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Of Gods and Men (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: French drama based on the 1996 kidnapping and killing of seven monks in Algeria. A group of Trappist monks reside in the monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria, where they live in harmony with the largely muslim population. When a bloody conflict between ...
Style: captivating, sincere, thought provoking, meditative, serious ...
Plot: monk, terrorism, clergy, monastery, hostage, faith, execution, muslim, peace, evacuation, political unrest, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996, 1990s
Place: algeria, palestine, france
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Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, epic, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: monk, christianity, artist, human spirit, social misfits, prince, horse, painting, invasion, monastery, greek, rape ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Luther (2003)
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: biblical, uplifting, intellectual, touching, sincere ...
Plot: politics, catholicism, clergy, hypocrisy, sin, human spirit, rebellion, idealism, fighting the system, rebelliousness, against the odds, social decay ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance, 1500s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, rome italy, england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.8
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Becket (1964)
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: epic, tense, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: bishop, friendship, betrayal, politics, archbishop, intrigue, royal family, dishonesty, clergy, church, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Ludwig II (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dramatic retelling of the life of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, one of the most fascinating monarchs of modern times. From his accession to the throne at the age of 18 to his passionate support of Richard Wagner and his music. From his ingenuous ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: king, suicide, tragic hero, power relations, palaces castles and temples, idealism, royal court, state affairs, downfall, royal family, princess, visionary ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1880s
Place: bavaria, europe, germany, versailles
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64%
Francis of Assisi (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a lusty, fighting young adventurer who exchanged his sword for a cross
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: saint, singing, monk, cross, clergy, society, church, obsessive quest, animal life, heroes, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, israel, jerusalem
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62%
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Thérèse (2004)
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: uplifting, emotional, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: convent, saint, human spirit, clergy, self discovery, society, ambition, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, church, nun ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Francesco (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The life of St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) as related by followers who gather after his death to tell stories so that Leone can record them: a privileged and virile youth, a prisoner of war, an heir who turns away from his father and gives all to ...
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, factual, gloomy ...
Plot: saint, religions or cults, hopes, clergy, society, starting over, religion, historical event, monk, redemption, miraculous event, social differences ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: italy, europe
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59%
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Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, emotional, serious ...
Plot: clergy, saint, leper, bishop, materialism, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, human nature, folk hero, society, introspection ...
Time: middle ages, quarry
Place: italy, europe, jerusalem, rome italy
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59%
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Pope Joan (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. The movie presents her existence as fact, though it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, and portrays her relationships with other notables ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, contemplative, realistic
Plot: pope, clergy, ambition, religions or cults, power relations, legends and myths, rise to the top, gender bending, dishonesty, gender, hidden identity, society ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Giordano Bruno (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial ...
Style: sincere, captivating, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: church, burned alive, human nature, dishonesty, righting the wronged, against the rules, wizards and magicians, religions or cults, cause and meaning, clergy, royal family, political intrigue ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s, 1500s, renaissance
Place: italy, venice, europe, rome italy
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54%
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Hannah Arendt (2012)
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: psychological, thought provoking, realistic, feminist film, contemplative ...
Plot: holocaust, trial, war crime, legal, legal action, journalism, society, post war, nazi, strong female lead, strong female character, against humanity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s
Place: new york, israel, usa, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 187
Faustina (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Life of saint Maria Faustyna Kowalska, a Polish Nun.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: convent, supernatural ability, hopes, society, church, clergy, family relations, religions or cults, suffering, mercy, religion, nun ...
Time: 30s, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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John Hus (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A faithful recounting of the ministry, trial and martyrdom of the fifteenth century Bohemian priest John Hus, who built on the reforms of John Wycliffe, taught the Bible in the vernacular and who influenced Martin Luther a century later.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, contemplative, serious, christian film
Plot: martyr, dishonesty, hopes, fighting the system, clergy, power relations, religions or cults, false accusation, rebellion, society, idealism, political corruption ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
Style: bleak, stylized, serious, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, faith, gender bending, politics, miraculous event, religions or cults, injustice, idealism, society, leadership, dishonesty, royal family ...
Time: 1960s
Place: southern italy, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
John Wycliffe: The Morning Star (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This affecting biography chronicles the life and times of prominent European philosopher John Wycliffe, who was the first to translate the Bible into English. The 14th century, Oxford University scholar often found himself caught between opposing ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: clergy, translator, against the rules, rich and poor, rivalry, human spirit, fighting the system, heroes, hopes, ambition, injustice, society ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the 1890s, Father Adolf Daens goes to Aalst, a textile town where child labor is rife, pay and working conditions are horrible, the poor have no vote, and the Catholic church backs the petite bourgeoisie in oppressing workers. He writes a few ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: revolution, politics, factory, working class, injustice, fighting the system, social differences, clergy, rebelliousness, rebellion, society, journalism ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century, 1900s ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Marianne & Juliane (1981)
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, realistic, serious, emotional, feminist film ...
Plot: politics, terrorism, feminism, rebellion, rebelliousness, atrocity, family relations, siblings relations, society, radical, journalism, strong female presence ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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God's Outlaw (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatized biography of William Tyndale, the 16th Century reformer determined to translate the Bible into English, which illegal act set him at odds with the Catholic Church, Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII.
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, bleak, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: translator, clergy, society, rebellion, religions or cults, against the rules, dishonesty, on the run, burned alive, life is a bitch, state affairs, obsessive quest ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: deportation, fighting the system, human spirit, idealism, rebellion, rebelliousness, ambition, social relations, dance school, society, rivalry, politics ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: ireland, new york
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49%
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The Abdication (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church.
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, celibacy, catholic church, gender, society, state affairs, love and romance, romance, royal family, clergy, rivalry, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: sweden, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Nowhere in Africa (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: holocaust, wartime life, understanding, friendship, family relations, exile, farm, culture clash, starting over, hopes, society, human nature ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: kenya, africa, germany, poland, israel
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47%
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Hadewijch (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A troubled young woman is thrown out of a convent and forms a relationship with a radical Muslim.
Style: touching, thought provoking, atmospheric, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: convent, religions or cults, self discovery, hopes, clergy, human nature, youth, friendship, society, religious faith, muslim, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, middle east, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Nun (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Suzanne Simonin describes her life of suffering in letters. As a young woman she is sent to a convent against her will. Since her parents cannot afford the dowry required for a marriage befitting her rank they decide she must instead become a nun. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: convent, power relations, clergy, society, strong female presence, celibacy, women's rights, religion, abuse of power, humiliation, nun, confession ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Nun (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In eighteenth-century France, a girl is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior treat her in radically different ways, ranging from maternal concern, to sadistic persecution, to lesbian desire.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: convent, monastery, suicide, priest, nun, coming of age, destructive relationship, religions or cults, gender, innocence lost, dishonesty, strong female presence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
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Desert Flower (2009)
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: sincere, captivating, touching, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: fighting the system, life is a bitch, model, feminism, human spirit, injustice, introspection, deportation, un, sexual abuse, supermodel, fashion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: somalia, africa, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has made it illegal. Sir Thomas More stands up in opposition to the King even ...
Style: talky, realistic, contemplative, serious, captivating ...
Plot: idealism, treason, ambition, execution, period piece, oath, betrayal, hopes, religions or cults, uninhibited rivalry, blind ambition, state affairs ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mozart's Sister (2010)
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: serious, touching, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: prodigy, musician's life, follow your dream, against the rules, feminism, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, rebellion, dishonesty, gender, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, paris france, versailles, brussels belgium, english channel
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44%
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The Devils (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dramatised historical account of the rise and fall of Urbain Grandier, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest accused of witchcraft following alleged demonic possessions of sexually repressed nuns.
Style: disturbing, psychological, cult film, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: nun, convent, hysteria, inquisition, clergy, surrealism, priest, sexual abuse, society, danger, perversion, fighting the system ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Rosa Luxemburg (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Wronke Prison, 1916. Social democrat Rosa Luxemburg faces a mock execution. Twenty years earlier, Rosa's political gifts are acknowledged by everyone, as she struggles for democratic government in Germany and revolution in Poland. There she ...
Style: feminist film, suspense
Plot: communism, marxism, feminism, newspaper, murder, female protagonist, betrayal, death, violence, writing, prison, propaganda ...
Time: year 1916
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%