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The Color of Time (2012)
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The Color of Time (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life over the course of 40 years.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, melancholic, contemplative
Plot: poetry, poet, romance, writer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, americana, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship, love and romance, couples, female director, flashback, mother son relationship, wife husband relationship
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 80s, 70s, 50s
Place: usa, detroit, new york

Most similar movies to The Color of Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, artists and showbiz, writer's life and love mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Color of Time: 84 Charing Cross Road (1987), Set Fire to the Stars (2014), John and Mary (1969), Sylvia (2003), One Night (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of how writer F. Scott Fitzgerald met his wife while he was in the army and stationed in Alabama in 1919.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love affair, small town, human nature, couples, unfulfillment, romance, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, writing, ballet ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
84 Charing Cross Road (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works ...
Style: sincere, touching, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, platonic, bookstore, correspondence, romance, bittersweet, human nature, fall in love, couples, friends, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: london, new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, career change, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couples, husband wife relationship, breakup, break up, urban, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Set Fire to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An aspiring poet in 1950s New York has his ordered world shaken when he embarks on a week-long retreat to save his hell raising hero, Dylan Thomas.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: writer's life, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, poet, disorder
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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John and Mary (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, romance, love affair, one night stand, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, sexual content, sexual relations, urban, city life, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Sylvia (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, depressing ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writer's life, tragic love, couple relations, couples, family problems, romance, crumbling marriage, love, artists and showbiz, adultery ...
Time: 60s, 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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One Night (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fifteen New Yorkers go into a Friday night unaware of the fact that their lives are about to change.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, infidelity, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, nightclub, male female relationship, meaning of life, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 280
Priest of Love (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Mexico, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), artists and showbiz, writer's life, love and romance, against the rules, romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, rise and fall, unfulfillment, rebellion ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: italy, mexico, england, new mexico, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Broken Tower (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Docudrama about American poet Hart Crane, who committed suicide in April 1932 at the age of 32 by jumping off the steamship SS Orizaba.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: poetry reading, introspection, gays and lesbians, writer's life, gender, love and romance, suicide, sailor, poet, brooklyn bridge, writers, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: ohio, usa, new york, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Reaching for the Moon (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1951 New York poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit Mary, a college friend. The shy Elizabeth is overwhelmed by Brazilian sensuality. She is the antithesis to Mary’s dashing partner, architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Although ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: lesbian, lesbian couple, writer's life, love and romance, american abroad, love triangle, love, artists and showbiz, couple relations, couples, jealous spouse, brazilian ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1951 ...
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.3
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Shadowlands (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, factual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, poet, college, romance, writer's life, falling in love, couple relations, oxford, husband wife relationship, attic, bachelor ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, sexual content, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, romance, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sign language, romance, disability, deafness, couple relations, man-woman relation, couples, communication problem, opposites attract, love and romance, love, deaf ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, psychological, epic ...
Plot: journalist, divorce, war correspondent, romance, love affair, couples, writer's life, war, life is a bitch, media, photojournalist, fame ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: reunion, love, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, couple relations, couples, infidelity, lifestyle, self discovery, memory, falling in love ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, disturbing ...
Plot: countryside, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, haunted by the past, fall in love, romance, farm, sexual content, prostitute, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Liz & Dick (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the set of Cleopatra, Hollywood's most beautiful star, Elizabeth Taylor, fell into the arms of one of the world's greatest actors, Richard Burton - and she didn't leave. Their subsequent white-hot, scandalous love affair gave rise ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: couple relations, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, couples, renewed love, celebrity culture, hollywood, breaking the fourth wall, adultery, infidelity, actress ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gabriel is a man who on the surface has it all-successful professional life as an architect, a beautiful wife, Annie, and a devoted young daughter, Elizabeth. But slowly it dawns on him that he is not really happy. Gabriel decides that he wants to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, family life, self discovery, family relations, writer's life, introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, artists and showbiz, playwright, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: poet, poetry, courtroom drama, literature, freedom, courtroom, writer's life, society, censorship, gay, mental institution, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1920s, 20s, year 1957 ...
Place: san francisco, kansas, new york, california, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 730
Guilty Hearts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Over the course of this drama's six separate stories, a variety of couples struggle with the infidelity, dishonesty and heartbreak that plagues their varied pasts. In overcoming their challenges, these diverse individuals embrace a brighter ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: looking for love, haunted by the past, love and romance, friendship, infidelity, redemption, couples, couple relations, friends, bittersweet, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Whole Wide World (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on her acclaimed autobiographical book, THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD tells the story of Novalyne Price, an attractive feisty West Texas schoolteacher and her bittersweet, romantic and turbulent relationship with Robert E. Howard, the great pulp ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, writers, teacher, bittersweet, romance, creator, friends, unfulfilled love, fall in love, introspection, couple relations, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: texas, louisiana, usa, new mexico, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 13K
At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, bittersweet, sexual content, couple relations, fall in love, resort, starting over, hopes, love and romance, couples, blindness, love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 4K
Blind (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A novelist is blinded in a car crash that killed his wife and several years later rediscovers his passion for life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman.
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, disability, couples, writer's life, infidelity, dishonesty, blind man, blindness, novelist, moral dilemma, new love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Turning Point (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When her daughter joins a ballet company, a former dancer is forced to confront her long-ago decision to give up the stage to have a family.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ballet, ballerina, career change, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, bittersweet, romance, dancer's life, love and romance, rivalry, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: new york, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 457
Lovin' Molly (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spanning nearly 40 years from 1925 to 1964, two Texas farm boys; straight-arrow Gid and laid-back Johnny fight over the affections of the beautiful and headstrong Molly Taylor, who consistently refuses to marry either of them.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, farm, widow, couple relations, friends, couples, small town life, small town, fall in love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 60s, 50s, 20s ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 973
The Golden Era (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The story of writer Xiao Hong comes alive through memories of her great love affair, literary influence and escape from China during World War II.
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: writer's life, love, political unrest, society, romance, couples, inspiration, family relations, rivalry, literature, betrayal, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, painter, infidelity, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, world war two ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: paris france, poland, europe, france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nearest to Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: People and life can be cruel, and in their face, Fannette is cool: toward an old acquaintance, to her daughter, to colleagues. Beneath the surface, she roils with passion for a lost love, Philippe. She watches "An Affair to Remember" again ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, serious
Plot: looking for love, infidelity, love and romance, haunted by the past, destiny, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, lifestyle, romance, artists and showbiz, lovers reunited, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, paris france, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 690
Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, palaces castles and temples, couples, wartime life, fall in love, love and romance, world war two, black market, singing contest, brothel, singing competition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 2K
Tom & Viv (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, contemplative, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: lifestyle, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, love and romance, writer's life, romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, parents and children, couple relations, couples, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%