Movies like Clara

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Clara (2008)
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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: female nudity, alcoholic, suicide attempt, drug addict, composer, pianist, poverty, dying man, older woman younger man relationship, historical event, classical music, syphilis, carnival, orchestra, train ride, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, drunkenness, concert, underwater scene, loss of husband, headache, female musician, concert tour, lobotomy ...
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, husband wife relationship, singer, concert, death, pianist and singing mostly in Drama, Music and Biography genres. Some movies like Clara: The Way to Mandalay (2018), La Vie en Rose (2007), Copying Beethoven (2006), Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000), The Touch (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Way to Mandalay (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
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: party, marriage, alcohol, bar, telephone call, sex scene, alcoholic, piano, pianist, stage fright, husband wife relationship, singer ...
Time: 1960s
Place: denmark
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95%
 7.6
 77K
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, captivating, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, national anthem, performer, song, blindness, music, childhood, cabaret, manager, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1940s ...
Place: france, europe, normandy, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: classical music, composer, mute or deaf, pianist, artist, performance, dying, singer, musician, music, musician's life, fictional biography ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, male nudity, concert, controversy, passion, time, cellist, flash forward, virginity ...
Time: 1900s, 1890s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: brazil, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.4
 204
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: older woman younger man relationship, piano, husband wife relationship, classical music, male female relationship, love, musician, infidelity, adultery, love triangle, extramarital affair, composer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: serious, atmospheric, psychological, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: classical music, train, musician's life, music, historical figure, prodigy, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: world war two, doctor, blood, husband wife relationship, german expressionism, open marriage, death of son, world war one, physician, anti semitism, artist, expressionism ...
Place: jerusalem, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: harmonica, music industry, black horse, musician, death of friend, sea, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, hallucination, wedding, coma, rock band ...
Time: 1990s
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Princess (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happier than the rest of us?
Plot: lobotomy, suicide attempt, depression, suicide, childhood trauma, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, mental health, mental patient, patient, alcoholic, childhood ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 860
Paganini (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kinski believed that he lived through the same experiences as the legendary "devil violinist" Niccolo Paganini, who set whole Europe of the 19th century into frenzy and through whose personality Kinski offers us an incredibly profound and ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: unsimulated sex, classical music, musician's life, sexual relations, eroticism, music, artists and showbiz, ambition, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, older man younger woman ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, venice
⇓ 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, tense, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: revenge, nanny, audition, musician's life, older woman younger woman relationship, performance, stage, lesbian, music, lgbt, vengeance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: opera, teacher student relationship, torment, yuppie, existentialism, communism, pianist, irony, suicide, concert, brother brother relationship, piano ...
Time: 1950s
Place: naples italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 1K
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: concert, guitarist, blues music, nazi occupied france, burn scar, musician, unfaithful husband, german shepherd, german abroad, party, husband wife relationship, world war two ...
Time: year 1945, year 1943
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 532
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, movie star, love of one's life, lover, housewife, career, extramarital affair, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, germany, usa, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
47%
 3.9
 95
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: psychotronic, based on supposedly true story
Plot: drug use, drunkenness, murder, police, death, assassin, performance, ambulance, sleeping, alcoholic, stage, nipples ...
Time: 1960s
Place: woodstock, vietnam, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, captivating, realistic
Plot: painter, composer, 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 ⇓
45%
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, serious, uplifting, 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, berlin germany, warsaw poland, munich germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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 2K
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, parents and children, hollywood, artists and showbiz, music, daughter, father, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1974, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 6K
Farinelli (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, UK
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 ⇓
43%
Blind Man's Bluff (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Israel
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Lilly Perry Amitai, Blind Man's Bluff takes a bittersweet look at the life of a young Israeli woman. Trying to distance herself from her Holocaust survivor parents and ex-boyfriend, pianist Micki Stav moves out of her ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, recital, pianist, hypochondriac, holocaust survivor, mythology, piano, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, neighbor, musician ...
Place: tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: jazz, musician's life, prodigy, rising to stardom, music, artists and showbiz, americana, rise and fall, interracial relations, society, unfulfillment, syphilis ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 220
Testimony (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: Netherlands, UK, Denmark, West Germany, Sweden
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.
Plot: composer, irony, survival, surrealism, death, husband wife relationship, sherlock holmes, orchestra, josef stalin, delirium, russian history, opera ...
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 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, paris france, egypt, saint tropez, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, letter, snowing, vomiting, festival, gunshot, prison, death, airport, singing, suicide, singing in a car ...
Time: year 1940, year 1972, year 1967, year 1986, year 1979 ...
Place: italy, montmartre paris, paris france, cairo egypt, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 669
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: serious, emotional, 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 ⇓
39%
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: pregnant, sex scene, sex from behind, female nudity, musician
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 938
Nico, 1988 (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The muse of Andy Warhol, Christa Päffgen, stage name Nico, singer with the band Velvet Underground and a woman of legendary beauty. She gained a new lease of life after the story everyone knows, when she launched her solo career.
Style: road movie
Plot: border crossing, singing, hotel, female singer, tour bus, rock concert, heroin addict, female musician, german abroad, drug withdrawal, heroin addiction, englishwoman abroad ...
Time: year 1986, year 1987
Place: rome italy, manchester england, prague czechoslovakia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 126K
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, jazz, heroin, rags to riches, overdose, disability, pianist, addiction, country music, recording studio, music, infidelity ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, georgia, paris france, seattle washington, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 798
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: playing piano, filmmaking, piano, actress, rehearsal, singer, songwriting, beach, photograph, female nudity, singing, tape recorder ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%