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The Young Schiller (2005)
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The Young Schiller (2005)
Original name: Schiller
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: poet, competition, new love, theatre milieu, writers, female nudity, theater, disease, german history, german culture
Time: 1700s
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about female nudity, poet, writers, female director, male nudity, artist and sex scene mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Young Schiller: The Demons of St. Petersburg (2008), August (2007), Elly Beinhorn: Solo Flight (2014), Eight Miles High (2007), Brecht (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Demons of St. Petersburg (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: St. Petersburg, 1860. A member of the imperial family is assassinated. A few days later, the writer Fëdor Michajlovic Dostoevskij meets with Gusiev, a young man committed to a psychiatric hospital. Gusiev confesses that he took part in the ...
Plot: epilepsy, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, writers, night, poet
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
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August (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A portrait of Swedish writer August Strindberg.
Plot: playwright, novelist, poet, writers
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Elly Beinhorn: Solo Flight (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Elly Beinhorn, the first German aviator ever to fly around the world which made her a national hero in the 1930s.
Plot: female director, flying, national hero, breasts, female nudity, female protagonist, airplane, heroine, german history, female pilot, around the world
Time: 1930s
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72%
Eight Miles High (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Achim Bornhak's movie focuses on the restless life of Uschi Obermaier, the icon of the 1968 movement in Germany and groupie. At the age of 16, Uschi is bored by her job in a photo lab, but soon becomes the "it girl" of Munich's ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: rising to stardom, politics, addiction, love and romance, prodigy, small town life, teenage life, destructive relationship, revolution, couples, musician's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 1960s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, bavaria, munich germany ...
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63%
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Brecht (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Bertolt Brecht, a theatre revolutionary, poet of the state, outsider, looks back on his life in 1956, the year of his death, in East Berlin: adolescent provocations in Augsburg during the First World War, early poetic and amorous flights of fancy in ...
Style: humorous
Plot: nazism, playwright, portrait of an artist, world war one, nazi, german, nazis, female nudity, life, literature, poem, poet ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s, 1910s ...
Place: berlin germany, germany, east germany
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61%
If Not Us, Who? (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the early 60s, Bernward Vesper and fellow university student Gudrun Ensslin begin a passionate love in the stifling atmosphere of provincial West Germany. Dedicated to the power of the written word, Bernward and Gudrun found a publishing house ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: open relationship, cultural revolution, terrorism, activism, sexuality, fighting the system, love affair, rebellion, danger, society, unlikely couple, politics ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: west berlin west germany, germany, europe, west germany
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52%
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Antonia. (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Distinguished Italian poet Antonia Pozzi (1912–1938) was among those women who were at odds with the times in which they lived. Her poems record her inability to adapt to social norms and her desire to live fully, and in poetry she sought an ...
Plot: garden, sex scene, female nudity, mountain, teacher, poet, professor, nature, flashback, bisexual woman, climbing, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 1930s
Place: milan italy
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51%
Margarete Steiff (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the life of German toymaker Margarete Steiff, the movie shows her long way from a 10-year-old girl, confined to a wheelchair, to one of the first and most successful creators of toy stuffed animals.
Plot: wheelchair, sibling relationship, handicapped, teddy bear, entrepreneur, puppet, stuffed toy, woman, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, operation
Place: germany
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45%
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My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Helma Sanders-Brahms directs this inventive film that uses the verse of Jewish poet Else Lasker-Schüler and Nazi poet Gottfried Benn to dramatize the passionate, real-life affair between the two unlikely lovers. Forced out of Germany, ...
Plot: female director, blood, nazi, anti semitism, open marriage, death of son, homosexuality, assault, death of child, officer, art exhibition, doctor ...
Place: jerusalem, switzerland
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44%
The Life of Aleksis Kivi (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aleksis Kivi (1834-1872) was a Finnish author who wrote the first significant novel in the Finnish language, "Seven Brothers/Seitsemän veljestä". Although Kivi was among the very earliest authors of prose and lyrics in Finnish language, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: friendship, mental breakdown, art, creativity, student, love interest, class society, mental institution, politics, university, money problems, writers ...
Time: 1870s, 19th century, 1800s, 1860s, 1850s
Place: finland
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Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK
Duration: 442 min.
Story: Documentary film that examines the rise and fall of the Third Reich, incorporating puppetry, rear-screen projection, and a Wagnerian score into a singular epic vision. The director, who grew up under Nazi tyranny, ruminates on good and evil and the ...
Style: experimental, suspense, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: megalomaniac, anti semitism, downfall, idealism, holocaust, social decay, genocide, world war two, dehumanization, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, prussia, east germany, bavaria
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42%
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Genius (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: New York in the 1920s. Max Perkins, literary editor at Scribner’s Sons is the first to sign such subsequent literary greats as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. When a sprawling, chaotic 1,000-page manuscript by an unknown writer named ...
Style: intellectual, melancholic, inspirational, talky, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: writers, novelist, genius, eccentricity, creativity, book editor, unlikely friendships, destiny, obsession, mentor, writer's life, life philosophy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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40%
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Bombal (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 81 min.
Story: María Luisa Bombal is an underground writer in the early twenties trying to reconcile her passionate and very sexual lifestyle with her life as a socialite among Santiago's very conservative elite.
Plot: literature, cuckold, prison, open marriage, fictional biography, gay husband, painter, female full frontal nudity, artist, gay sex, suicide attempt, butt naked ...
Time: 1930s
Place: santiago chile, chile, santiago de chile
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Becoming Colette (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Erotic French author Colette during her formative years in Paris at the turn of the century, married to a hedonistic bounder who publishes her writings under his name until she leaves him to embark on her own career.
Plot: cabaret, female nudity, marriage, lesbianism, lesbian, sexuality
Place: paris france
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The Sun Assassinated (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The poet Jean Sénac is also a radio presenter. A Pied-noir, he opted to stay in Algeria after the country achieved independence in 1962. Ten years later he is monitored by the police of the present regime. His poems have a large public following ...
Plot: arab, assassin, poet, homosexuality, stage, poetry reading
Place: tunisia
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38%
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Wojaczek (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: x
Plot: mental illness, suicide, art, scandal, poet, suicide attempt, tragic event, rebel, portrait
Time: 1960s, 60s
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A Season in Hell (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Biopic about the life of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud.
Plot: poetry, decadence, flashback, poet, slave trader, french giallo, gunrunner
Place: paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Emilie Richards: Spuren der Vergangenheit (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hunky local surgeon Alex is every girl's dream on a tiny New Zealand Island. The exception - but not for long - is newcomer Jessica, an aimless professional pianist, who keeps bumping into him while searching for her biological parents using ...
Plot: swimsuit, fatherhood, jacuzzi, female nudity, father son relationship, swimwear, loyalty, sex scene, bed, towel, competition
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35%
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Nelly (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan. The portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, lover, call girl and star. Several women in one, navigating between great exaltation and great disenchantment. ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: sex worker, seductress, love interest, female nudity, female protagonist, female sexuality, customer, writers, doctor patient relationship, confession, prostitute, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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
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33%
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Milena (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Prague, 1920. Milena's father wants her to follow in his footsteps and be one of the first female doctors in Czechoslovakia, but she is determined to be a writer. She elopes to Vienna with the Jewish music critic Ernst Pollak, and starts a ...
Plot: translator, strong female character, female nudity, journalist, communism, strong female lead, father daughter relationship, critic, doctor, resistance fighter, marxism, concentration camp ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, vienna
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32%
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Boatman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An erstwhile boatman wants to do a little more than paddle his own canoe in the town famed for its waterfalls. He leaves the village of his roots for the city and lands a job as a live-sex actor called toro in street lingo derived from the Spanish ...
Plot: reality, writers, sex, gay, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Life and Times With Antonin Artaud (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: May, 1946, in Paris young poet Jacques Prevel meets Antonin Artaud, the actor, artist, and writer just released from a mental asylum. Over ten months, we follow the mad Artaud from his cruel coaching of an actress in his "theatre of ...
Style: melancholic, complex, enigmatic, harsh, cerebral ...
Plot: death, cancer, poetry, writers, love, drinking, poet, cigarette smoking, photograph, screaming, drug addict, underwear ...
Place: paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Amorosa (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This well-executed biographical docudrama is a plunge into the madness (and the sanity) of a writer living life on its rawest edges. Agnes Von Krusenstjarna (Stina Ekbland) was a Swedish novelist (1894-1940) whose works ranged from the idyllically ...
Plot: female director, nun's habit, schizophrenia, erotica, carnival, strait jacket, gondola, flashback, charlatan, lesbianism, mask, male female relationship ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe, venice
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30%
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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: thought provoking, psychological, realistic, feminist film, contemplative ...
Plot: holocaust, trial, war crime, society, journalism, legal, legal action, post war, nazi, strong female lead, strong female character, against humanity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, israel, jerusalem
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30%
Black Butterflies (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Netherlands, South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Confronted by Apartheid and a father who was Minister of Censorship, Ingrid Jonker searched for a home, searched for love. With men like Jack Cope and André Brink she found much love, but no home. Later, in his first speech to the South African ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: apartheid, fighting the system, writer's life, parents and children, estrangement, family relations, downfall, lifestyle, society, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, female director ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa, paris france, europe
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30%
Germany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the Nation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Thirteen German directors present short films exploring the state of their country.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, german politics, german culture
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Zorn (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Dramatised biography of Swedish painter Anders Zorn.
Plot: female nudity, single mother, adultery, painter, womanizer, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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30%
Tabu: The Soul Is a Stranger on Earth (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Austrian expressionist poet Georg Trakl was in love with her sister. And she loved him back. Their relationship became sexual and caused quite a stir in the local society. But when his sister asked him to flee with her to Australia where no one ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, serious, captivating
Plot: incestuous relationship, older man younger woman marriage, incestuous sex, forbidden love, doomed love, dark secret, loveless marriage, cuckold, obsession, brother sister incest, miscarriage, domineering mother ...
Time: 1910s
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29%
Angelus novus (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dramatic and scandalous life of the variously renowned and reviled poet, screenwriter and film director Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975) is reportedly poorly served in this highly allegorical and intellectual film which focuses rather more on his ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: filmmaker, filmmaking, swimming, politician, radical, death, conspiracy theory, gay, poet, tragic event, boy, communist ...
Place: rome italy
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29%