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Spring Symphony (1983)
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Spring Symphony (1983)
Original name: Frühlingssinfonie
Genre: Biography, Music
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: "Spring Symphony" is the story of Robert Schumann and Clara Wieck. Both were music entities. Robert Schumann turns out to have been a second tier composer, if that, never rising to the heights of a Beethoven or Mozart. In contrast, Clara Wieck was a master technician in the playing of the piano, a composer (probably not at Schumann's level), and was a child prodigy.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, romance, family relations, love and romance, couples, ambition, disability, musician's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couple relations, relationship vs career, love, composer, insanity, piano, classical music, courtroom, domineering father, nude bathing, orchestral
Time: 19th century
Place: germany, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about artists and showbiz, ambition, music, musician's life, lifestyle, couples and love and romance mostly in Biography, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Spring Symphony: Elvis and Me (1988), Copying Beethoven (2006), Paganini (1989), King of Salsa (2006), Cornelis (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Elvis and Me (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: couples, folk hero, hopes, romance, artists and showbiz, musician's life, love and romance, desire for fame, ambition, music, unfulfillment, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
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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, realistic, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: composer, musician, performance, pianist, mute or deaf, classical music, musician's life, contests and competitions, romance, love and romance, respect, fighting illness ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: austria, europe, germany, vienna
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: classical music, musician's life, ambition, music, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, older man younger woman relationship, death of protagonist, violin ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, venice
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The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Using letters Anna Magdalena Bach wrote to her husband, seminal composer Johann Sebastian, filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet created one of the most precise, rewarding biopics ever put to screen. CHRONICLE OF ANNA MAGDALENA ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: couples, music, musician's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, prodigy, hopes, introspection, couple relations, classical music ...
Time: 18th century
Place: germany, europe
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David Oistrakh: Artist of the People? (1996)
Genre: Biography, Music
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The life and virtuosic work of Russian violinist David Oistrakh, once known as King David in the Soviet Union, is chronicled with depth and detail by filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon in this intriguing portrait of an artist. Highlights include a range of ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, contemplative
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Time: 20th century
Place: russia, europe
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King of Salsa (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The rise and fall of salsa singer, Héctor Lavoe (1946-1993), as told from the perspective of his wife Puchi, who looks back from 2002.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: dancing, showbiz, ambition, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, lifestyle, romance, drug abuse, rise and fall, life is a bitch, salsa ...
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Cornelis (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: ”Cornelis” is the unique chronicle about one of Sweden’s greatest music legends - Cornelis Vreeswijk. An honest and gripping account of an exceptionally talented, but self-destructive artist’s intense life both on and behind the stage. A man ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, psychological, factual, touching ...
Plot: musician's life, looking for love, ambition, artists and showbiz, couples, private vs public, music, society, couple relations, rivalry, refugee, weakness ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 60s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: TLC's humble beginnings in Atlanta quickly led to an unprecedented rise to fame in the 1990's as one of the world's most talented, celebrated and highest-selling female groups of all time. Through very public and high profile success, ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
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Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
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Margot (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
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Elvis (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
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Duration: 127 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, emotional, factual, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 60s
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Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK, Romania
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
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Style: serious, sentimental, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sentimental, 70mm film
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