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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

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Most similar movies to Clara

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about musician, husband wife relationship, singer, concert, death, pianist and artists and showbiz 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: underage drinking, husband wife relationship, marriage, telephone call, singer, bar, alcohol, party, pianist, stage fright, sex scene, piano ...
Time: 1960s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, biting, realistic, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, childhood, loss of loved one, manager, cabaret, poverty, death, accident, song, blindness ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, manhattan new york city, normandy ...
⇓ 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: touching, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: artist, musician, dying, singer, performance, pianist, classical music, composer, mute or deaf, couple relations, artists and showbiz, music ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: composer, musician, brazilian, fictional biography, flash forward, passion, memory, childhood, cellist, time, concert, controversy ...
Time: 1900s, 1940s, 1950s, 1890s
Place: paris france, new york, brazil
⇓ 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: male female relationship, adultery, love triangle, extramarital affair, infidelity, composer, pianist, holocaust survivor, musician, love, classical music, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: atmospheric, stylized, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: train, classical music, family problems, musician's life, couples, prodigy, introspection, society, haunted by the past, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.2
 1K
Princess (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happier than the rest of us?
Plot: nurse, mental health, mental patient, patient, depression, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, childhood trauma, alcoholic, childhood, delusion, princess ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, coma, rock band, concert tour, concert hall, heroin addict, death of friend, sea, white horse, coming of age, wedding, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1990s
Place: warsaw poland, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: tense, realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: nanny, audition, revenge, parents and children, artists and showbiz, friendship, vengeance, jury, obsession, family relations, mentally unstable, law firm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: performance art, physician, anti semitism, open marriage, artist, german expressionism, death of son, world war one, poet, expressionism, jewish, blood ...
Place: jerusalem, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: classical music, teacher, student, professor, mathematics, mathematician, university, alcohol, torment, teacher student relationship, brother brother relationship, drinking ...
Time: 1950s
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: classical music, unsimulated sex, ambition, musician's life, lifestyle, love and romance, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, music, unfulfillment, eroticism, large breasts ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: party, husband wife relationship, world war two, blues music, nazi occupied france, burn scar, german abroad, concert, unfaithful husband, composer, german shepherd, pregnant woman ...
Time: year 1943, year 1945
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 532
Marlene (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, oldies, couples, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, starlet, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, infidelity, lover ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa, germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, neighbor, musician, mythology, piano, teenage girl, jewish, israeli, hypochondriac ...
Place: tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, eunuch, culture clash, art, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, italy, spain, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: cult figure, dying young, conspiracy theory, concert footage, backstage, hippie, orange, psychedelia, singing, sex, female nudity, reporter ...
Time: 1960s
Place: paris france, woodstock, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: infidelity, painter, composer, wish come true, artists and showbiz, couple relations, remarry, love and romance, romance, obsession, ambition, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe
⇓ 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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, musician, homeless, music, life is a bitch, musician's life, misfit, down on your luck, rich and poor, unlikely partners, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, touching, uplifting, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: anti semitism, politics, music, musician's life, human spirit, lifestyle, society, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, love and romance, music band, ambition ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, munich germany, warsaw poland ...
⇓ 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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: jazz, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, interracial relations, rising to stardom, music, prodigy, americana, society, rise and fall, musician's life, marriage ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: dream, russian history, delirium, josef stalin, russian, friendship, friend, classical music, world war two, dying, humiliation, newsreel footage ...
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 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, coming of age, pianist, heroin, family relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, music, youth, hollywood, father ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.6
 3K
Bessie (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of legendary blues performer, Bessie Smith, who rose to fame during the 1920s and '30s.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, factual, gloomy
Plot: blues, musician's life, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, music, ambition, rising to stardom, life is a bitch, black lgbt, poverty, blues music, great depression ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: usa, tennessee, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, rising to stardom, desire for fame, music, family relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, lifestyle, showbiz, musician's life, oldies, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 50s, year 1978 ...
Place: france, egypt, saint tropez, monte carlo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 14K
Beyond the Sea (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the life and career of legendary entertainer, Bobby Darin, the biopic moves back and forth between his childhood and adulthood, to tell the tale of his remarkable life. Kevin Spacey did his own singing for Beyond the Sea, recreating Bobby ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: election, pianist, family secret, perfectionist, rowboat, music, musician's life, couples, untimely death, rock, mentally unstable, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, italy, new york, pacific ocean, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, airport, singing, death, ambulance, loss of loved one, pregnancy, arrest, letter, crying, hotel, prison ...
Time: year 1940, year 1972, year 1971, year 1979, year 1986 ...
Place: montmartre paris, egypt, paris france, cairo egypt, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: realistic, psychological, serious, emotional, tense
Plot: addiction, mental institution, artists and showbiz, city life, social misfits, misfit, urban, actor's life, showbiz, mentally unstable, rebelliousness, rise and fall ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: captivating, sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, pianist, jazz, addiction, heroin, musician, african american, guilt, music, ambition, blues, lifestyle ...
Time: 30s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: usa, georgia, houston texas, st. louis missouri, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: musician, female nudity, sex scene, pregnant, sex from behind
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%