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The Mirror (1975)
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The Mirror (1975)
Original name: Зеркало
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, psychological, thought provoking, gloomy, serious, realistic, avant garde, meditative, enigmatic ...
Plot: hypnosis, german, family relations, couple relations, poet, life is a bitch, family life, artist, artists and showbiz, human nature, couples, wartime life, countryside, childhood, surrealism, memory, pregnancy, haunted by the past, dog, dancing, airplane, ghost, nature, cat, student ...
Time: 30s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 1960s
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, moscow russia, spain, ussr, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic and reflective films with plots about storytelling, death, runaway, art, husband wife relationship, life philosophy and loneliness mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like The Mirror: The Sacrifice (1986), Andrei Rublev (1966), Nostalgia (1983), Goya in Bordeaux (1999), My Left Foot (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Sacrifice (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Alexander, a journalist, philosopher and retired actor, celebrates a birthday with friends and family when it is announced that nuclear war has begun.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, psychological, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: apocalypse, worldwide chaos, save the world, nuclear, chase, redemption, chaos, birthday, terminal illness, chaos and mayhem, unfulfillment, nuclear holocaust ...
Time: 80s
Place: sweden, europe, russia
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100%
 8.2
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Andrei Rublev (1966)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 165 min.
Story: An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: monk, artist, christianity, social misfits, human spirit, greek, painting, prince, horse, invasion, monastery, power ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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69%
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Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, water, memory, save the world, poet, countryside, couples, unfulfilled love, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, hospital, terminal illness, reconciliation, confrontation, memory, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, couples, youth ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, 1960s, year 1962
Place: brighton, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his much younger wife Leocadia and their daughter Rosario. He ...
Style: surreal, realistic, atmospheric, serious, colourful ...
Plot: artist, art, politics, aging, aristocrat, tyranny, duchess, exile, passion, sex, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1800s
Place: spain, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: sentimental, touching, uplifting, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: irish, disability, poet, human spirit, artist, courage, working class, painting, cerebral palsy, hopes, writer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Vincent & Theo (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: obsession, painter, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, life is a bitch, prodigy, mentally unstable, society, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe, holland, paris france
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42%
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Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, social misfits, love and romance, celebrity culture, siblings relations, unfulfillment, mental illness, lifestyle, human nature, mentally unstable ...
Time: 1890s
Place: france, europe
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41%
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 3K
Klimt (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, sexual, talky ...
Plot: painter, artist, fighting the system, infidelity, ambition, obsession, couple relations, celebrity culture, love and romance, against the rules, sexual relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, year 1918
Place: austria, europe, france, paris france
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40%
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Factory Girl (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, factual, melancholic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: artist, addiction, singer, rise and fall, fashion, socialite, fame, photographer, actor's life, love, art, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, arc de triomphe paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: rebellion, radical, obsession, emperor, friendship, gay, nationalism, suicide, friends, love affair, political unrest, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, mount fuji
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39%
 6.7
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Creation (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, psychological, serious, stylized ...
Plot: evolution, loss of daughter, faith, haunted by the past, village, relationship vs career, family relations, family life, death in the family, life is a bitch, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1850s, 1800s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gods and Monsters (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's 1957, and Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The Invisible Man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images ...
Style: touching, witty, gloomy, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, homosexual, suicide, maid, dying, gardener, seduction, gay, platonic, human nature, challenge ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
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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, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, drinking, writing, snow, love, beach, poet, boat, artists and showbiz, love and romance, romance, writer's life ...
Time: 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, campus, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mouchette (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feelings with one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film.
Style: bleak, emotional, disturbing, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: small town, drowning, suicide, alibi, poacher, humiliation, coming of age, innocence lost, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Nowhere in Africa (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A Jewish woman named Jettel Redlich flees Nazi Germany with her daughter Regina, to join her husband, Walter, on a farm in Kenya. At first, Jettel refuses to adjust to her new circumstances, bringing with her a set of china dishes and an evening ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, understanding, friendship, exile, farm, wartime life, family relations, culture clash, human nature, tribe, misfit, couples ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: kenya, africa, germany, poland, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton ...
Style: witty, tense, realistic, gloomy, clever ...
Plot: murder, playwright, gay, deadly, unsuccessful, prodigy, rebelliousness, gender, tragic love, love and romance, gays and lesbians, writer's life ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964, year 1967 ...
Place: england, europe, brighton, morocco, australia ...
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34%
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Infinity (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: terminal illness, couples, romance, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, young lovers, introspection, love of one's life, mathematics ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 20s, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, new orleans, albuquerque new mexico
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32%
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 7.0
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Pollock (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: artist, painting, infidelity, addiction, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, journal, lifestyle, ambition, jazz, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Butterfly (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, fascism, spanish civil war, teacher, politics, latin, butterfly, atheist, innocence lost, civil war, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, galicia, australia, america ...
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32%
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Japan (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany, Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A painter from the big city goes to a remote canyon to commit suicide. To reach some calmness he stays at the farmstead of Ascen, an old religious woman. Although only a few words are spoken, love grows.
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: countryside, village, solitude, love and romance, village life, unlikely couple, sexual relations, golden years, social relations, couples, human nature, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 749
Pandemonium (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah). Instead of going to Vietnam, Wordsworth ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: addiction, friendship, drug abuse, betrayal, politics, writer's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, love and romance, life is a bitch, tragic hero ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 1790s
Place: england, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 568
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: gloomy, serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: rise and fall, ambition, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, poet, poetry, gypsy, mass murder, fire, birth, baby ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.0
 24K
Bright Star (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, France
Duration: 119 min.
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, sincere, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: poet, letter, romance, tragic love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, love affair, poetry, death, obsession, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1810s
Place: england, europe, rome italy, london, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 8K
Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, exciting, factual ...
Plot: friendship, poet, friends, political unrest, student, surrealism, coming of age, writer's life, romance, state affairs, buddies, spanish civil war ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, italy, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Morvern Callar (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morvern Callar wakes on Christmas morning to discover that her troubled boyfriend has committed suicide, leaving behind the unpublished manuscript to his first novel and a sum of money intended to pay for his burial. Instead, Morvern attempts to use ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: suicide, friendship, rave, supermarket, christmas, self discovery, twentysomething life, couple relations, on the road, friends, couples, best friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, spain, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 11K
Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, bohemian, writer's life, romance, strong sexual content, couples, love affair, womanizer, lifestyle, urban, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My Father's Glory (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: French adaptation of Marcel Pagnol's memoirs of his childhood in the countryside, early in the century.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, countryside, summer, hill, provence, coming of age, friends, family relations, youth, native, young heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s, 19th century
Place: france, europe, marseille, marseille provence, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 2K
Mahler (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film begins on a train journey with Gustav Mahler (Robert Powell) and his wife Alma (Georgina Hale) confronting their failing marriage. The story is then recounted in a series of flashbacks (some of which are surrealistic and nightmarish), ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, stylized, serious, psychological ...
Plot: train, classical music, family relations, haunted by the past, prodigy, musician's life, couples, family problems, society, introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 26K
Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, artist, first love, painting, rabbit, unsupportive parent, family relations, friends, proposal, animal life, couples, society ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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