Movies like Clara

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Clara (2008)
Original name: Geliebte Clara
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, France, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: lobotomy, dying man, concert tour, female musician, syphilis, headache, composer, orchestra, train ride, carnival, loss of husband, pianist, suicide attempt, poverty, historical event, drug addict, alcoholic, underwater scene, older woman younger man relationship, concert, female nudity, drunkenness, mother daughter relationship, classical music, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1860s, 1850s
Place: hamburg germany

Most similar movies to Clara

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about musician, singer, concert, artists and showbiz, death, singing and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like Clara: La Vie en Rose (2007), Copying Beethoven (2006), Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000), My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997), Mahler (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.6
 75K
La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, gloomy, captivating, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, music, star, song, blindness, national anthem, performer, childhood, cabaret, manager ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1940s, 1950s, 1920s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, montmartre paris, manhattan new york city ...
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95%
Copying Beethoven (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A fictionalised exploration of Beethoven's life in his final days working on his Ninth Symphony. It is 1824. Beethoven is racing to finish his new symphony. However, it has been years since his last success and he is plagued by deafness, ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: mute or deaf, composer, classical music, pianist, artist, performance, dying, singer, musician, musician's life, music, fictional biography ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film tells the story of an intuitive, adventurous man who loved his country and being Brazilian. This man fought to be loyal to himself. His music is a transparent portrait of his genius, intuition, freedom, adventure and passion for Brazil.
Plot: musician, composer, brazilian, fictional biography, rain forest, amazon, controversy, concert, male nudity, flash forward, flashback, boy ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1900s, 1890s
Place: new york, brazil, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: expressionism, open marriage, performance art, poet, physician, childhood, nazi, homosexuality, death of son, anti semitism, world war one, german expressionism ...
Place: switzerland, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 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: psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: classical music, train, musician's life, historical figure, music, prodigy, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe
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64%
Destined for Blues (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The life of Ryszard Riedel, former leader of cult Polish rock-blues band Dzem, including the history of his family relationships, music career and addiction to alcohol and drugs.
Plot: sea, death of friend, harmonica, rock band, music band, white horse, coma, coming of age, music industry, heroin addict, concert tour, concert hall ...
Time: 1990s
Place: warsaw poland, poland
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59%
 6.4
 200
The Touch (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Poland, UK, Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Henry Kesdi is a silenced classical composer and a survivor of the Holocaust. He is coaxed out from retirement by an inspired musicologist, Stefan, who convinces him to compose a complex symphony on his neglected piano. As a help Kesdi gets his new ...
Plot: composer, holocaust survivor, pianist, older woman younger man relationship, piano, love, classical music, musician, husband wife relationship, infidelity, love triangle, adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Page Turner (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mélanie Prouvost, a ten-year-old butcher's daughter, is a gifted pianist. That is why she and her parents decide that she sit for the Conservatory entrance exam. Although Mélanie is very likely to be admitted, she unfortunately gets ...
Style: suspense, serious, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: revenge, nanny, audition, musician's life, lesbian, performance, stage, lgbt, older woman younger woman relationship, music, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 4.0
 91
Down on Us (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and Janis Joplin, and how their message for their generation made them targets of a US government plot.
Style: based on supposedly true story, psychotronic
Plot: psychedelia, orange, dying young, cult figure, rock concert, rock singer, fame, backstage, music industry, rock star, photo shoot, hippie ...
Time: 1960s
Place: woodstock, paris france, california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 521
Marlene (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, oldies, actor's life, housewife, career, movie star, extramarital affair, love of one's life, lover, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, germany, usa, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 2K
Dalida (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième ...
Plot: female singer, woman, gunshot, vomiting, letter, festival, suicide, pregnancy, ambulance, loss of loved one, arrest, snowing ...
Time: year 1979, year 1986, year 1967, year 1971, year 1972 ...
Place: egypt, montmartre paris, cairo egypt, paris france, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Harmonists (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Comedian Harmonists tells the story of a famous, German male sextet, five vocals and piano, the "Comedian Harmonists", from the day they meet first in 1927 to the day in 1934, when they become banned by the upcoming Nazis, because three of ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, music, music band, ambition, love and romance, society, artists and showbiz, friends, musician's life, rise to the top, human spirit ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, budapest, munich germany, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
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Low Down (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: jazz, addiction, pianist, heroin, coming of age, hollywood, parents and children, artists and showbiz, music, father, daughter, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A glimpse at the life of French singer Serge Gainsbourg, from growing up in 1940s Nazi-occupied Paris through his successful song-writing years in the 1960s to his death in 1991 at the age of 62.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: jazz, seduction, jewish, songwriter, alcohol abuse, pop star, composer, singer, song, beach, music, painting ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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Django (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Django Reinhardt, famous guitarist and composer, and his flight from German-occupied Paris in 1943.
Plot: nazi occupied france, german shepherd, composer, burn scar, german abroad, blues music, guitarist, pregnant woman, unfaithful husband, party, husband wife relationship, concert ...
Time: year 1945, year 1943
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46%
The Way to Mandalay (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Way to Mandalay tells the story of one of Denmark's greatest and most beloved musicians. The film takes us on a journey from Mogenson's childhood to manhood and throughout his career which spanned more than twenty years, first with ...
Plot: bartender, underage drinking, alcoholic, sex scene, piano, bar, marriage, hotel, musician, female nudity, singer, drunkenness ...
Time: 1960s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 752
Barbara (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A director wants to make a biopic about the female singer Barbara.
Plot: filmmaking, songwriting, female singer, stage performance, tape recorder, actress, piano, playing piano, rehearsal, beach, photograph, male nudity ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 1K
Princess (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happier than the rest of us?
Plot: childhood trauma, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, princess, mental illness, mental institution, doctor, nurse, delusion, schizophrenia, mother daughter relationship, treatment ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.7
 48K
The Soloist (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, cello, violin, newspaper, music, musician, musician's life, homeless, unlikely partners, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 6K
Farinelli (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Farinelli is a 1994 biopic film about the life and career of Italian opera singer Farinelli, considered one of the greatest castrato singers of all time.
Style: realistic, touching, factual, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: opera, music, opera singer, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, life philosophy, destiny, artist, culture clash, art, nudity (full frontal - brief), eunuch ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, italy, spain, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 2K
My Way (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from his childhood in Egypt through his success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Plot: ambition, oldies, musician's life, desire for fame, music, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, womanizer, parents and children, showbiz, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1960s ...
Place: france, egypt, monte carlo, saint tropez, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Falco: Damn It, We're Still Alive! (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Deals with the life, work, and tragic death of Johann "Falco" Hölzel. The biopic portrays his work through his early days, as member of the Viennese band "Drahdiwaberl", and later with his own hits as solo artist, like "Der ...
Plot: sex from behind, sex scene, female nudity, musician, pregnant
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Naples. Professor Renato Caccioppoli, professor of pure mathematics, is a tormented and disillusioned man living a difficult life. Back from the psychiatric hospital, abandoned by his wife, and having become a stranger to his own party colleagues of ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: irony, suicide, teacher student relationship, alcoholic, opera, piano, yuppie, existentialism, torment, pianist, communism, classical music ...
Time: 1950s
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hilary and Jackie (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The tragic story of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.
Style: emotional, serious, clever, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cellist, career, concert, prodigy, music, mentally unstable, musician's life, sibling relationship, musician, rise and fall, uninhibited rivalry, relationship vs career ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 669
Hilde (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A biography of Hildegard Knef, one of Germany's biggest post-war stars.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: nazi germany, actress, musician's life, blind ambition, music, desire for fame, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 123K
Ray (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Born on a sharecropping plantation in Northern Florida, Ray Charles went blind at seven. Inspired by a fiercely independent mom who insisted he make his own way, He found his calling and his gift behind a piano keyboard. Touring across the Southern ...
Style: sincere, epic, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, heroin, jazz, disability, pianist, addiction, rags to riches, overdose, recording studio, country music, rising to stardom, music ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, georgia, dallas texas, harlem manhattan new york city, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Birth Of The Beatles (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Birth of The Beatles is a 1979 biopic motion picture, produced by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Richard Marquand. Focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The Beatles. It was released only nine years after the announced break-up of ...
Plot: rock music, the beatles, rock, overweight woman, town hall, nonconformity, office, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, waitress, audition, friendship between men, death ...
Time: 1960s
Place: hamburg germany, germany, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 197
Scott Joplin (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Details the life story of Scott Joplin and how he became the greatest ragtime composer of all time.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: jazz, musician's life, prodigy, music, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, americana, rise and fall, interracial relations, society, unfulfillment, composer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bride of the Wind (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: composer, painter, infidelity, prodigy, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 665
Quitting (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An actor becomes increasingly introverted and psychotic and his entire family attempts to intervene.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: mental institution, addiction, city life, actor's life, mentally unstable, social misfits, urban, tragic hero, downfall, rise and fall, obsession, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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