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Cezanne and I (2016)
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Cezanne and I (2016)
Original name: Cézanne et moi
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: They loved each other with the ardor of thirteen-year-old boys. Rebellion and curiosity, hopes and doubts, girls and dreams of glory – they shared it all. Paul was rich, Emile poor. They went skinny-dipping, drank absinthe, starved, only to overeat. Sketched models by day, caressed them by night... Now, Paul is a painter and Emile a writer. Glory has passed Paul by. But Emile has it all: fame, money, the perfect wife, whom Paul once loved. They judge each other, admire each other, confront each other. They lose touch, meet up again, like a couple who cannot stop loving each other.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, factual, realistic, contemplative
Plot: friendship, painter, painting, art, infidelity, artist, portrait, novelist, end of friendship, nude painting, seaside, success, friends, career, french, drawing, frenchman, rise to the top, bourgeoisie, relationship vs career, writers, female nudity, train, friendship between men, boat ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1880s
Place: paris france, south of france, france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and atmospheric films with plots about artist, artists and showbiz, art, performer's life, lifestyle, painter and couples mostly in Biography, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Cezanne and I: The Wolf at the Door (1986), Yves Saint Laurent (2014), Klimt (2006), Modigliani (2004), Seraphine (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wolf at the Door (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, tahiti
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
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Klimt (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
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Style: stylized, thought provoking, sexual, experimental, realistic ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 128 min.
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Duration: 125 min.
Story: The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, surprise ending, stylized ...
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Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, pre world war one, 1930s
Place: europe, france
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film fictionalizes the real relationship between French sculptor Henri Gaudier and Polish writer Sophie Brzeska, twenty years his senior, who came to Paris, she says, for its “creative atmosphere.”
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Country: UK, France, Germany, Australia, USA
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Duration: 138 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 158 min.
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