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Cat's Play (1974)
Original name: Macskajáték
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Karoly Makk's heartbreaking story of two unmarried sisters who cast wistful glances back at their lives, but still believe in hope and love, earned an Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film in 1974. In this follow-up to the director's internationally acclaimed Love, Makk once again exhibits his extraordinary skills at drawing emotionally compelling performances from his talented female leads. Makk's film opposes the bleakness of the outside world with passion, love, and loyalty.
Plot: shopping, suicide of father, prescription, peacock, grandfather clock, night watchman, pension, comrade, starvation, slide projector, old age, knitting, nervous breakdown, gluttony, cigarette holder, bad singing, contract, hunger, aging, physicist, diarrhea, cellar, art museum, pills, pride ...
Place: frankfurt germany, munich germany, budapest hungary, hungary, west germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about singing, singer, friendship, husband wife relationship, song, death and telephone call mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Cat's Play: Saraband (2003), Boy's Choir (2000), A Song for Martin (2001), The Milk of Sorrow (2009), Lackawanna Blues (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Saraband (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Finland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The movie is a sequel to Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage (1973), where we revisit the characters of Johan and Marianne, then a married couple. After their divorce, Johan and Marianne haven't seen each other for 32 years. Marianne is still ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, human nature, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florence italy, st. petersburg russia, hamburg germany, helsinki finland, munich germany ...
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Boy's Choir (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young teen's father dies, and he is sent to an orphanage. He's teased because he stutters almost runs away, until a beautiful, androgynous boy, Yasuo (Sora Toma), convinces him to join the choir.
Plot: girls' school, radical, androgyny, exercise, comrade, sit ups, red army, boys' school, bass, stretcher, bandana, sparkler ...
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91%
A Song for Martin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Martin, conductor of a symphonic orchestra, meet Barbara, violine player and they start a relationship. Five years later Martin starts to develop loss of memory and becomes more and more confused. Finally he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: opera, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, dysfunctional family, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, fall in love, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary
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73%
The Milk of Sorrow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Peru
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. While living in constant fear and confusion due to this ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: illness, rape victim, maid, parents and children, haunted by the past, injustice, family relations, life is a bitch, feminism, down on your luck, genocide, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: peru, latin america
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72%
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Lackawanna Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, coming of age, blues, parents and children, family relations, friends, nanny, ambition, society, youth, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, russia, toronto ontario canada ...
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63%
The Accompanist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles with his conscience, Sophie becomes obsessed with Irene, ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: betrayal, maid, pianist, singer, infidelity, obsession, politics, master and servant, couple relations, war, love, love affair ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, france, london, liverpool ...
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Patti Cake$ (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.
Plot: african american, lipstick, lust, halloween, concert, photograph, cell phone, singing in a car, parking lot, american flag, mirror ball, police car ...
Place: new jersey
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59%
Beyond Silence (1996)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Beyond Silence is about a family and a young girl’s coming of age story. This German film looks into the lives of the deaf and at a story about the love for music. A girl who has always had to translate speech into sign language for her deaf ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: mute or deaf, coming of age, clarinet, deafness, sign language, concert, parents and children, child, daughter, teenage crush, translation, bicycle accident ...
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58%
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The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Indian poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear friend.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, clever, touching ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, americana, best friends, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, human nature, self discovery, tragic love, coming out, death in the family, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, clever, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: musician's life, music, cat, loneliness, hitchhiker, performance, on the road, folk music, guitar, suicide, audition, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Marguerite (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and ...
Plot: newspaper article, husband wife relationship, rich woman, learning the truth, car breakdown, soprano, newspaper reporter, truth, opera singer, female protagonist, infidelity, newspaper headline ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, year 1915
Place: paris france, france
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54%
Together with You (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: China, South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a violin prodigy Xiaochun and his father head to Beijing seeking fame and fortune, they soon discover a fierce world of cutthroat ambition. But when Xiaochun is "adopted" by a famous music tutor, success finally seems within reach - ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
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Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Vietnam
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, meditative ...
Plot: master and servant, love, coming of age, love affair, romance, love and romance, society, family relations, parents and children, youth, couples, cooking ...
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Duration: 109 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
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Twist and Shout (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
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Dischord (2001)
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Place: new england
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45%
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Innocence (2000)
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, touching, emotional ...
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Place: belgium, adelaide south australia, melbourne australia, australia
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45%
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Duration: 111 min.
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Style: slang
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Time: year 1969
Place: rome italy
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44%
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DonT Stop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
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Time: year 1983
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41%
Life after all (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: La vie quand même (LIFE AFTER ALL) is another film in a series collectively called 'Tales from the Orphanage'. The story is simple on the surface (children coping with the sudden loss of parents), but in the hands of writer Sophie Tasma ...
Plot: coming of age, infidelity, funeral, kitchen, birthday, teenage boy, uncle nephew relationship, extramarital affair, card playing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adultery, flowers ...
Place: china, canada, paris france
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40%
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Roseland (1977)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Roseland" is made up of three stories, sometimes connecting, all set in the famed New York dance palace, and all having the same theme: finding the right dance partner.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, atmospheric
Audience: girls' night
Plot: disco, loneliness, ballroom dancing, friendship, dancer's life, nightclub, contests and competitions, romance, music, looking for love, artists and showbiz, elderly ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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40%
Black Snake Moan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A God-fearing bluesman takes to a wild young woman who, as a victim of childhood sexual abuse, is looking everywhere for love, but never quite finding it.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, serious, realistic, rough ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, tennessee
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39%
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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
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Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, compassionate, light, talky ...
Plot: greed, marriage, manipulation, bad singing, concert, heiress, opera singer, singing, singer, pianist, recording studio, newspaper reporter ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, 1920s, 1930s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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39%
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Youth (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena, Mick is intent on finishing ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, artsy, reflective, art house ...
Plot: hotel, suicide, composer, screenwriter, vacation, old friends, aging, friendship, surrealism, sex scene, spa, female nudity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps
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38%
Tango Argentino (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy who is helping lonely, elderly people revives their urge to live and receives in return their love and understanding, which have been denied to him by his parents.
Style: pre war
Plot: dysfunctional family, retirement home, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teacher, boy, marriage, wedding, money, dog, singing, singer ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.9
 50K
The Chorus (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in 1940's France, a new teacher at a school for disruptive boys gives hope and inspiration.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: boarding school life, boarding school, music, teachers and students, teacher, friendship, singer, childhood, musician, children, rebellion, youth ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 2K
Isadora (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: dance, dancer, ballet, dancer's life, rebelliousness, historical figure, artists and showbiz, against the rules, feminism, love affair, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe, soviet union, riviera, florence italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 2K
Mahler (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film begins on a train journey with Gustav Mahler (Robert Powell) and his wife Alma (Georgina Hale) confronting their failing marriage. The story is then recounted in a series of flashbacks (some of which are surrealistic and nightmarish), ...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: classical music, train, musician's life, historical figure, music, prodigy, crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 16K
Country Strong (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, addiction, adultery, musician, van, infidelity, alcohol, bar, singer, paparazzi, biker, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, austin texas, tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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