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Pirosmani (1969)
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Pirosmani (1969)
Original name: ფიროსმანი
Genre: Biography
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 serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about art, ambition, artist, painting, artists and showbiz, painter and flashback mostly in Biography, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Pirosmani: Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010), The Dreamlife of David L (2014), Savage Messiah (1972), Naked Rose (2013), Afterimage (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010)
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Country: UK
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Story: A drama-documentary presented by Alan Yentob, with Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role.
Plot: art, famous painting, artist, obsession, painter, painting
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The Dreamlife of David L (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: “The Dreamlife of David L.“ is a fictional feature film that takes inspiration from a key point in the life of director David Lynch: the time he spent as a student in a fine arts college. Initially attracted to painting, David Lynch ends up ...
Style: avant garde
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Savage Messiah (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film fictionalizes the real relationship between French sculptor Henri Gaudier and Polish writer Sophie Brzeska, twenty years his senior, who came to Paris, she says, for its “creative atmosphere.”
Plot: art, sculptor, love, female full frontal nudity, artist, cigar smoking, steam train, bohemian, frenchman, world war one, poverty, tragic event
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Naked Rose (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Among the millions of victims of the Nazi madness during the Second World War, Pierre Seel was charged with homosexuality and imprisoned in the Schirmeck concentration camp. He survived this terrifying experience of torture and humiliation, and ...
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Afterimage (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1945, as Stalin sets his hands over Poland, famous painter Wladislaw Strzeminski refuses to compromise on his art with the doctrines of social realism. Persecuted, expelled from his chair at the University, he's eventually erased from the ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: painting, communism, art, resistance, life, community, artist, legal system, chance, rejection, censorship, grave ...
Time: 50s
Place: poland
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Grossmeyster (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chess Grandmaster Sergei Khlebnikov is a highly talented and unusual person, living in the 1970s Soviet Union. His is obsessed with making a beautiful game. But his emotional and irrational way is the reason why he never won a major competition. At ...
Plot: competition, chess, winner, society
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Country: Belgium, France
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