Movies like The Young Schiller

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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: german history, disease, napoleonic wars, poet, competition, new love, writers, female nudity, theater, german culture, theatre milieu
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and disturbing films with plots about writers, female nudity, poet, female director, male nudity, sex and writer's life mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Young Schiller: August (2007), Elly Beinhorn: Solo Flight (2014), Wojaczek (1999), Brecht (2019), Eight Miles High (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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August (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A portrait of Swedish writer August Strindberg.
Plot: playwright, poet, novelist, 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: airplane, aviation, heroine, around the world, national hero, female protagonist, female nudity, flying, female pilot, german history, breasts, cabin ...
Time: 1930s
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85%
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Wojaczek (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: x
Plot: poet, suicide, scandal, art, mental illness, tragic event, portrait, suicide attempt, rebel
Time: 60s
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83%
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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: tense, psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: playwright, nazi, german, poet, nazism, world war one, german culture, literature, life, female nudity, poem, portrait of an artist ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 50s, 1930s, 1910s
Place: germany, berlin germany, east germany
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80%
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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: serious, psychological, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: revolution, hippie, addiction, politics, rising to stardom, destructive relationship, small town life, teenage life, music band, musician's life, prodigy, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, munich germany, berlin germany ...
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72%
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 ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: writers, writer's life, murder, historical figure, terrorist plot, murder investigation, private investigation, historical character, murderer, revolutionary, terrorist, epilepsy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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68%
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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: female nudity, girl, writers, teacher, bisexual woman, flashback, poet, climbing, suicide, poem, professor, nature ...
Time: 1930s
Place: milan italy
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67%
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, ...
Style: art house
Plot: open marriage, writers, art exhibition, officer, physician, childhood, anti semitism, performance art, nazi, poet, death of son, german expressionism ...
Place: jerusalem, switzerland
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60%
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Quills (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France ...
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Plot: sexuality, writer's life, perversion, priest, rape, sadism, eccentricity, complex characters, french revolution, sex, hospital, emperor ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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57%
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.
Style: erotic
Plot: writers, lesbian, polyamory, female nudity, lesbianism, sexuality, marriage, cabaret, ass, dress, breasts, bare breasts ...
Place: paris france
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54%
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: entrepreneur, german history, sibling relationship, handicapped, operation, woman, stuffed toy, teddy bear, puppet, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, wheelchair
Time: victorian era
Place: germany
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50%
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, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: open relationship, fighting the system, sexuality, activism, terrorism, love affair, rebellion, rebelliousness, society, unlikely couple, politics, cultural revolution ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: west berlin west germany, europe, germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: writers, poetry, flashback, bisexual, slave trader, decadence, poet, gunrunner, french giallo
Place: africa, paris france
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49%
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: art house, experimental, thought provoking, biting, serious ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, dehumanization, nazi occultism, existentialism, megalomaniac, anti semitism, idealism, holocaust, genocide, social decay, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, east germany, bavaria, prussia
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47%
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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, inspirational, melancholic, talky, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: writers, novelist, genius, book editor, life philosophy, obsession, destiny, writer's life, creativity, eccentricity, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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47%
Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1959, a young journalist ventures to Havana, Cuba to meet his idol, the legendary Ernest Hemingway who helped him find his literary voice, while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: writers, cuban revolution, journalist, social problems, cuban, revolution, cultural icon, historical figure, meeting, lifestyle, world war one, nude swimming ...
Place: cuba
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44%
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, sexy ...
Plot: apartheid, fighting the system, writer's life, downfall, lifestyle, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, bittersweet, society, writers, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa, south africa, paris france, europe
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43%
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: anarchist, lgbt, arab, homosexuality, assassin, poet, poetry reading, stage
Place: tunisia
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43%
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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: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: class society, love interest, art, mental breakdown, student, creativity, friendship, mental institution, money problems, politics, writers, university ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1850s
Place: finland
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42%
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Young Andersen (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A powerful modern film narrative, set in a historical framework, about the crucial encounter between vulnerable eighteen-year-old Hans Christian Andersen, who rates himself so highly, and Mr. Meisling, the cynical school principal. An encounter that ...
Plot: writers, school, friendship, loss of friend, coming of age, memories, teen rebel, storytelling
Time: 19th century
Place: denmark
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38%
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: politics, german politics, german culture, female director
Place: germany, berlin germany
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37%
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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, gay, female nudity, sex
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36%
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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: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting, touching ...
Plot: writers, seductress, love interest, female sexuality, confession, prostitute, doctor patient relationship, customer, female protagonist, female nudity, sex worker, girl ...
Place: montreal
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35%
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Beyond Good and Evil (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The life and ideas of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. A love triangle unfolds as Nietzsche and his best friend decides to live with a Jewish woman. According to Nietzsche's philosophy, that is beyond all morality. Depicting ...
Style: surreal
Plot: philosophy, female nudity, menage a trois, sex, strong sexual content, watching sex, rape, homosexual, gays and lesbians, philosopher, writers, lgbt ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s
Place: germany
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35%
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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: resistance fighter, journalist, translator, father daughter relationship, girl, nazism, strong female lead, marxism, strong female character, doctor, critic, concentration camp ...
Time: 1920s
Place: prague, vienna, europe
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34%
Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be a transgender writer named JT Leroy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, feminist film, queer cinema
Plot: writers, lesbian, secret, deception, hidden identity, lie, secret identity, ghost writer, aspiring writer, personality change, mystery, con trick ...
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34%
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: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: writer's life, life turned upside down, poet, artists and showbiz, disorder, life philosophy, relationships, literature, historical character, arts and culture, historical figure, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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33%
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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: lgbt, flashback, schizophrenia, love, servant, mental illness, male female relationship, family relations, writers, sex, boat, threesome ...
Place: scandinavia, venice, sweden, eastern europe
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33%
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: thought provoking, twists and turns, meditative, intense, cerebral ...
Plot: love, writers, drug addiction, death, cancer, poetry, melancholy, glbt, transsexual, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor ...
Place: paris france, tokyo
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33%
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Florbela (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Shaken by a divorce in the 1920s, Portuguese poetess Florbela Espanca uses her writing to deal with her tumultuous relationship with men, eroticism and love.
Plot: poetry, writers, girl, women, psychosis, marriage, depression, husband wife relationship, dancing, female nudity, flowers, cigarette smoking
Place: lisbon portugal, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%