Movies like Wojaczek

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Wojaczek (1999)
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Wojaczek (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: x
Plot: poet, art, suicide, mental illness, rebel, scandal, suicide attempt, portrait, tragic event
Time: 60s, 1960s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and psychological films with plots about poet, writers, poetry, suicide, artists and showbiz, art and loneliness mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Wojaczek: The Bell Jar (1979), August (2007), The Young Schiller (2005), Angelus novus (1987), Antonia. (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Bell Jar (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Adaptation of the 1963 novel by Sylvia Plath. Details a young woman's summer in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine, return home to New England, and subsequent breakdown all amidst the horrors of the fifties, from news of the ...
Plot: suicide, lesbian, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death of father, aggressive woman, homophobe, dj, drunken woman, illness, mental illness, southern belle ...
Time: 50s
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August (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A portrait of Swedish writer August Strindberg.
Plot: poet, novelist, playwright, writers
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The Young Schiller (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: competition, poet, new love, female nudity, disease, german history, theater, writers, german culture, theatre milieu
Time: 18th century
Place: germany
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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: death, boy, doppelganger, film history, filmmaker, communist, gay, conspiracy theory, filmmaking, politics, poet, homosexual ...
Place: rome italy
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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: teacher, bisexual woman, flashback, poet, climbing, suicide, poem, professor, nature, mountain, school, unrequited love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: milan italy
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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, homosexuality, assassin, poet, poetry reading, stage
Place: tunisia
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The Government Inspector (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Government Inspector is a 2005 television drama based on the life of Dr. David Kelly and the lead-up to the Iraq War in the United Kingdom.
Plot: investigation, conspiracy theory, inspector, death of protagonist, iraq war, suicide, scandal, government corruption
Place: britain
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My Nikifor (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From his birth in 1895 through his death in 1968, the gifted Polish naïve artist Nikifor Krynicki (AKA Epifan Drowniak) lived his life and eked out a career cloaked in obscurity - a casualty of both his extreme speech impediment (his tongue was ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: ambition, prodigy, love and romance, society, lifestyle, family life, couple relations, tragic love, celebrity culture, couples, isolation, free spirit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
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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, slave trader, decadence, poet, flashback, bisexual, gunrunner, french giallo
Place: africa, paris france
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Oscar: The Color of Destiny (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Óscar. The Color of Destiny" is a revealing portrayal of a forgotten icon of French Surrealism: Spanish painter Óscar Domínguez, contemporary of Picasso. The film rediscovers the life of a talented artist who was ignored after he ...
Plot: nazi occupation, illness, suicide, nazi, art, painter, bohemian, loneliness, spaniard, self loathing, disfigurement, surrealism ...
Place: paris france
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Clarence Darrow (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The taped performance of Henry Fonda's one-man show was aired as "IBM Presents Clarence Darrow" on September 4, 1974, on NBC.
Plot: scandal, religion, death sentence, lawyer, divorce, science, district attorney, big business, religion versus science, union
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The Bad Poet (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 1936. Giovanni Comini, the youngest Federal in Fascist Italy, is summoned to Rome for a delicate mission: to monitor aging national poet Gabriele D'Annunzio, whose increasingly restless behavior Mussolini fears could damage his alliance with ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: poet, fascism, italian fascism, secret police, political intrigue, social problems, federal agent, moral dilemma, relationship vs career, political unrest, politics, poetry ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
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The Unheard Woman (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Farmer’s wife and mother of three Hanni worries about her youngest, Magdalena, who’s smaller and more sensitive than her siblings. She gets stomach flu and can’t see well. The doctors prescribe nothing but panaceas, and don’t take her case ...
Plot: portrait, hostility, court hearing, mother daughter relationship, traumatic past
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Doll (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The rise and fall of the most distinguished Polish-Gypsy poetess Bronislawa Wajs, widely known as Papusza, and her relationship with her discoverer, writer Jerzy Ficowski.
Style: non-linear, realistic, atmospheric, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: gypsy camp, world war two, gypsy, rise and fall, writer's life, ambition, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, poetry, poet, fire, writing a book ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland
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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, captivating ...
Plot: life turned upside down, writer's life, artists and showbiz, poet, disorder, life philosophy, arts and culture, historical figure, lifestyle, historical character, literature, relationships
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, new york
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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Biography of the former first lady, focusing on her years as a photojournalist and leading up to her marriage to John F. Kennedy and their moving into the White House.
Plot: kennedy family, usa history, assassination, romance, photographer, marriage, tragic event, senator, assassin, first lady, socialite, tragedy ...
Time: 60s, 50s
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My Left Foot (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be ...
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, biting, thought provoking ...
Plot: handicapped, disability, cerebral palsy, paralysis, irish, poet, working class, artist, human spirit, painting, family relations, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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Prisoner of Rio (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, UK, Brazil, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the great train robber Ronald Biggs.
Plot: runaway, exile, train robbery, burglar, bank robber, thief, scot, theft, prison escape, kilt, scottish accent, bagpipes
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My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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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, ...
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Place: jerusalem, switzerland
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A Few People, a Little Time (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The unusual bond between a blind female writer and an acclaimed poet changes their lives and forms an exceptional creative cooperation, free of politics and the complexities of mundane life.
Plot: poetry, journal, friend, homosexual, inspiration, poet, friendship, odd couple, blind woman, blindness, writers, typist
Time: 70s
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Duration: 140 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the lives of 1980s Tamil Nadu political icons M. G. Ramachandran and M. Karunanidhi, continuing the tryst between Tamil cinema and Dravidian politics.
Plot: battered woman, dual role, rise to power, widower, doppelganger, political leader, poet, poetry, wedding night, filmmaking, movie actress, political protest ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 70s
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68%
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Pain of Love (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman who falls in love with her teacher is hit by heartache and challenges she is not prepared for and struggles to escape her dark frame of mind.
Plot: mental illness, teacher student relationship, suicide attempt, parenthood, tv host, crush, twenty something, mental institution, male female relationship, sex scene, guilt, love ...
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I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 103 min.
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Story: In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to ...
Style: touching, psychological, serious, sincere, emotional ...
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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, rebellion, emperor, radical, suicide, nationalism, political unrest, tragic hero, state affairs, writer's life, couple relations, love affair ...
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The End of the Tour (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Style: serious, sincere, philosophical, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: loneliness, writer's life, journalism, media, artists and showbiz, existentialism, friendship, depression, death, poet, writer's block, fame ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, illinois, new york, minneapolis minnesota, minnesota
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The Life of Aleksis Kivi (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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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
Plot: student, creativity, friendship, class society, love interest, art, mental breakdown, university, mental institution, writers, money problems, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1850s
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67%
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Basquiat (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first African-American pop artist Jean-Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Alongside the ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic, factual ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
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67%
The Consul of Sodom (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fascinating journey through the life and work of the prestigious Catalan poet Jaime Gil de Biedma, both marked by sexuality and eroticism. Charismatic and somewhat eccentric, brilliant intellectual with extraordinary sensitivity and member of ...
Plot: gay, poet, gay interest, lgbt, suicide attempt, death of father, snow, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers, explicit sex, drowning, loneliness ...
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