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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.
Plot: friendship, painter, female nudity, art, train, boat, infidelity, artist, painting, flashback, portrait painting, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, portrait, novelist, cow, nude painting, male friendship, seaside, end of friendship, schoolyard, skull
Time: 1870s, 1880s, 1860s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, south of france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and melancholic films with plots about artist, female nudity, painter, art, painting, obsession and infidelity mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Cezanne and I: Yves Saint Laurent (2014), Same Kind of Different as Me (2017), The Wolf at the Door (1986), Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010), Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin, follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his wife, his children, and his former lover.
Style: sincere, serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Plot: prodigy, homecoming, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, human spirit, love affair, hopes, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, lifestyle, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tahiti
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Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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82%
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Paradise Found (2003)
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Country: UK, France, Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: europe, france, tahiti, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 94 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: art, sculptor, love, artist, female full frontal nudity, bohemian, frenchman, poverty, world war one, cigar smoking, steam train, tragic event
Place: france, paris france
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
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Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Duration: 122 min.
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