Movies like Pirosmani

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Pirosmani (1969)
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Pirosmani (1969)
Original name: ფიროსმანი
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Georgia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A dedicated artist from Russian Georgia struggles to get recognition.
Plot: art, painting
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and atmospheric films with plots about painting, art, painter, society, artist, artists and showbiz and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Pirosmani: Afterimage (2016), The Youth of Peter the Great (1980), Andrei Rublev (1966), Rasputin (1981), Mr. Turner (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 98 min.
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The Youth of Peter the Great (1980)
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Duration: 140 min.
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Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 165 min.
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
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Style: serious, stylized, touching, sentimental, realistic
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Country: Soviet Union
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
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