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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, skull, portrait, novelist, cow, nude painting, male friendship, seaside, end of friendship, schoolyard
Time: 1870s, 1880s, 1860s, 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, south of france

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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
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Plot: painter, painting, art, famous painting, artist, obsession
Time: 19th century
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The Wolf at the Door (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
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Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
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Paradise Found (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Paradise Found is a biography about the painter Paul Gauguin. Focusing on his personal conflict between citizen life and his family life and the art scene in Frane. In an incredible imagery montage Gauguin manages to make a successful living in the ...
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, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Plot: painter, rifle, artist, female nudity, frenchman abroad, horse, doctor patient relationship, painting, money, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hospital, money problems ...
Time: 19th century
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
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Duration: 104 min.
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Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 81 min.
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Duration: 99 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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