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Henry VIII (1991)
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Henry VIII (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Henry VIII is an opera in four acts by Camille Saint-Saëns, from a libretto by Léonce Détroyat and Armand Silvestre, based on El cisma en Inglaterra (The schism in England) by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. It was revived in 1991 at the Théatre Impérial de Compiègne in a production by Pierre Jourdan, with Philippe Rouillon as Henry VIII, Michèle Command as Catherine of Aragon and Lucile Vignon as Anne Boleyn. The production was made into this film.
Plot: king, opera, live performance

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, realistic, serious and atmospheric films with plots about opera, live performance, italian opera, opera live performance, king, murder and tragedy mostly in Drama, Music and History genres. Some movies like Henry VIII: Macbeth (1987), Rodelinda (2005), L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1979), Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1984), Madama Butterfly (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Macbeth (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, West Germany, France
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
Plot: italian opera, live performance, tragedy, opera, curse
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Rodelinda (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 203 min.
Story: Live from Munich 2004
Plot: opera live performance, rivals, live performance, rival, opera, queen
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L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1979)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Live performance, part of Monteverdi cycle staged by Oper Zürich with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting the Zürich Opera House Monteverdi Ensemble. Staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, coronation, opera, king
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: When Pericles discovers the dread answer to Antioch's riddle, he flees for his life straight into famine, shipwreck, love, fatherhood, and another shipwreck; he loses his wife and daughter, and doesn't find them again until the story moves ...
Plot: king, prince, bbc, shakespeare
Place: ancient greece
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56%
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Madama Butterfly (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The heroine of this beloved opera finds herself faced with a dreadful choice: life without dignity or death with honor. Hear some of Puccini's most soaring and captivating music in this classic story of colliding hearts and cultures.
Plot: betrayal, live performance, opera, bigamy, suicide, geisha, italian opera, deception
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53%
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Rigoletto (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: West Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rigoletto is a jester in the court of the Duke of Mantua. He has a hunch-back and he's rather unattractive, but he's good at his job of humiliating the courtiers for the amusement of the Duke. The courtiers, of course, are not amused. The ...
Plot: palace, opera, medieval, father daughter relationship, seduction, fence, duke
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53%
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Rigoletto (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Italy, UK, France, Japan, USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Guiseppi Verdi's opera about Rigoletto, the unattractive, hunchbacked jester in the court of the Duke of Mantua. The Duke has noticed a young lady going to church each Sunday and he plans to seduce her. When Count Monterone confronts the Duke ...
Plot: italian opera, court, revenge, disguise, kidnapping, murder, opera, clown, duke, live performance
Place: italy
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Othello (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The complete version of Verdi's Otello performed by Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa, at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Gala Performance in honour of Sir Georg Solti's 80th birthday.. 27 October 1992. BBC 2 Television live relay.
Plot: opera live performance, opera, tragedy, shakespeare's othello
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48%
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Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Austria
Duration: 136 min.
Plot: opera
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Carmen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Georges Bizet's Carmen, filmed at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, and conducted by Antonio Pappano, tells the tragic story of a soldier who falls for the sultry Carmen and abandons his career and family to be with her.
Plot: opera live performance, cultural conflict, knife fight, passion, topless woman, opera, women fight, live performance, jealousy, french opera
Time: 18th century
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Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This historical drama is based on a play by Henrik Ibsen and set in the year 1528. The central figure in the low-keyed story is a Norwegian noblewoman who is seeking to bring independence to that country despite the involved political intrigues of ...
Plot: royalty, rivals, religion, king, aristocrat, rival, intrigue, politics
Time: 1500s, 16th century
Place: scandinavia, norway
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Eugene Onegin (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The Wiener Philharmoniker mounts, and Andrea Breth stages, this 2007 production of Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin, starring Peter Mattei, Joseph Kaiser, Anna Samuil and Renée Morloc. The Konzertvereinigung Wiener ...
Plot: russian, letter, duel, opera, love, live broadcast, live performance, murder, marriage, menage a trois, festival
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44%
I, Don Giovanni (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: mozart, casanova, opera, love affair, lifestyle, writer's life, musician's life, love and romance, rivalry, womanizer, stage performance, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: venice, europe, austria, italy, vienna
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L'Incoronazione di Poppea (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Experience Claudio Monteverdi's three-act opera in the environment it was meant to be seen with this release of a filmed performance captured live during a 2000 production staged at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in France. Mireille ...
Style: baroque
Plot: opera live performance, god, coronation, opera, torment, live performance, menage a trois, music festival, italian opera
Place: provence
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41%
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Alcina (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Handel's Alcina. Anonymous libretto, adapted from the libretto of Riccardo Broschi's "L'isola d'Alcina", based on Ludovico Ariosto's "Orlando furioso" (uncredited)
Plot: opera live performance, undressing, opera, live performance, cross dressing
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Othello (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands, Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Having previously staged Verdi's 1887 opera Otello at the Met and La Scala, filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli committed his production to film in 1986. Starring as the fatally jealous Moor of Venice is Placido Domingo, who had also headlined ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: opera, obsession, betrayal, dishonesty, intrigue, unfulfillment, love and romance, losing-it hero, tragic hero, manipulations, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france
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Samson et Dalila (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While the rest of the Hebrews bewail their fate, Samson alone trusts in God's promise of liberty. Abimelech, the Philistine satrap of Gaza, enters to mock the Hebrews' God, proclaiming the superiority of Dagon, and the Hebrews are afraid ...
Style: biblical
Plot: seduction, live performance, hair, religion, demolition, betrayal, religious differences, priest, opera, french opera
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39%
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Il Trovatore (2002)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: José Cura, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Verónica Villarroel and Yvonne Naef lead the star cast of Verdi's blazingly passionate opera IL TROVATORE, in Elijah Moshinsky's new Royal Opera House production co-produced with Teatro Real Madrid, with ...
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Turandot (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: From the world famous Arena of Verona, an international cast perform one of Puccini's best loved operas. The cruel Princess Turandot, ruler of China, will only wed a prince who can answer correctly her three riddles. Those who fail are ...
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A Vote for the King of the Romans (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Czech Television's epic historical film draws on the breathtaking dramatic life of the great of Czech history, King Charles IV.
Plot: king, knight, czech, european history, aristocrat, election, father son relationship, czech history, monarch
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The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: baroque, realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
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Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
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34%
And the Ship Sails On (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1914, a cruise ship sets sail from Naples to spread the ashes of beloved opera singer Edmea Tetua near Erimo, the isle of her birth. During the voyage, the eclectic array of passengers discovers a group of Serbian refugees aboard the vessel. ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: cruise, world war one, ship, danger, ocean, celebrity culture, ocean or sea, boat accident, travel, war, tragedy, sea disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1914
Place: tokyo
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33%
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Edward II (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.
Plot: king, archbishop, murder, infidelity, male homosexuality, mourning, bishop, father son relationship, severed head, impalement, husband wife relationship, killer ...
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33%
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Hagbard and Signe (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mountain slopes of Iceland are shown to excellent advantage in the Scandinavian epic Hagbard and Signe. The story, based on an ancient legend, concerns Hagbard (Oleg Vidov), the son of a slain Norse king. Seeking revenge against the rival clan ...
Style: saga
Plot: king, sauna, youth, shield, murder, love, horse, nudity (full frontal - brief), river, young man, love triangle, medieval ...
Time: 5th century
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33%
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Orpheus (1978)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Live performance, part of Monteverdi cycle staged by Oper Zürich with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting the Zürich Opera House Monteverdi Ensemble. Staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. Filmed 28 march - 20 April. Sound recorded 1 - 25 ...
Plot: opera live performance, hell, husband wife relationship, opera, italian opera
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33%
The Third Part of King Henry VI (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 211 min.
Story: The life of King Henry the Sixth, in three parts.
Plot: british history, king of england, shakespeare
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32%
Henry VI Part 2 (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 203 min.
Story: The life of King Henry the Sixth, in three parts.
Plot: british history, king of england, shakespeare
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32%
War and Peace (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 249 min.
Story: BBC production of 'Sergei Prokofiev (I)"s opera "War and Peace" performed by the Kirov Opera under the baton of Valery Gergiev in St. Petersburg, Russia. The love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov, ...
Plot: opera, napoleon bonaparte, napoleonic wars, conquering, live performance
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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32%
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Ophelia (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man becomes enraged when his mother remarries his wealthy uncle after his father dies.
Plot: shakespeare's hamlet
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31%
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Don Giovanni (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom Giovanni killed) makes his appearance. He offers Giovanni ...
Style: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: opera, womanizer, ambition, dishonesty, downfall, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, music, love and romance, society, one last chance, deal with the devil ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
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