Movies like Komitas

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Komitas (1989)
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Komitas (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, UK, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film is dedicated to the Armenian monk and genius composer Komitas, and the 2 million victims on his people in Turkey in 1915. The final 20 years of Komitas life were spent in various mental hospitals. The destiny of Komitas? This is the magic beauty of Armenian culture and the abhorrent brutality of Armenian history. A cultural and artistic world that was slaughtered with a curved knife. A humanity that doggedly advances towards an apocalyptic catastrophe, that does not recognize its own original purpose, eradicates its own memory, its final roots.
Plot: mental institution, monk, genocide, cemetery, composer, armenian, sadness, ruins, sheep, crucifix, countryside, symbolism, skull, scroll, lamb, flashback, mural, ruin, folk music, aftermath
Time: 1910s
Place: armenia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about society, flashback, countryside, family relations, artist, singing and art mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres. Some movies like Komitas: We and Our Mountains (1969), Armenia (2006), On the Old Roman Road (2001), Nahapet (1977), Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
We and Our Mountains (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Calm of the mountain village is disturbed by the investigation on stray sheep.
Plot: sheep, shepherd, armenian, countryside, mountain, village
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus
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95%
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Armenia (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: This is a story about returning to ones ancestral homeland. Anna is a cardiologist who discovers her father has fled to his native Armenia after being diagnosed with a heart problem. Despite their contentious relationship, she sets out to bring her ...
Plot: armenian, voyage, french, genocide, physician, armenian genocide, diaspora, journey, doctors
Place: armenia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
On the Old Roman Road (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In Holland, a group of Armenian terrorists have swung into action, murdering a Turkish intelligence agent and holding his son for ransom. As the battle of wits between the terrorists and the Dutch police plays itself out, an author from Armenia ...
Plot: armenian, breast feeding, dog, shot to death, exile, beach, sex, kite, childhood, terrorist, symbolism, orgy ...
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81%
 7.1
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Nahapet (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story of a strong-willed man, Nahapet, who lost his family during the 1915 Genocide is an eternal story of resurrection.
Plot: injury, armenian genocide, survivor, armenian, bolshevik, genocide, world war one, communism
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: armenia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Meetings with Remarkable Men (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of G.I. Gurdjieff an Asian mystic who after a lifetimes study developed a form of meditation incorporating modern dance.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: introspection, self discovery, desert, cause and meaning, religions or cults, society, obsessive quest, hopes, canary, sandstorm, footbridge, camel ...
Time: 70s
Place: himalaya, asia, egypt, afghanistan, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Lost Prince (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The Lost Prince is an acclaimed British television drama about the life of Prince John – youngest child of Britain's King George V and Queen Mary – who died at the age of 13 in 1919. John suffered from epileptic seizures and an autism-like ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: epilepsy, royal family, disability, prince, family relations, intrigue, state affairs, nanny, family in crisis, separation from family, world war one, royalty ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Seraphine (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
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, based on true events, surprise ending ...
Plot: art collector, art, painter, painting, artist, mental illness, lifestyle, anti conformity, art dealer, fame, paint, art exhibition ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Stevie (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Portrayal of British poet/author Stevie Smith and her life with her beloved aunt through direct dialogue with the audience by Stevie, as well as flashbacks, and narration by a friend. The movie mainly focuses on her relationship with her aunt, ...
Style: touching, emotional, gloomy, sexual, uplifting ...
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Time: 70s
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53%
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Camille Claudel 1915 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.
Style: sincere, realistic, based on true events, factual, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, separation from family, mental illness, unfulfillment, paranoia, sculpture, faith, estranged mother, nun, sculptor, elderly, art ...
Time: 20th century, year 1915, 1910s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Lute: Forge On or Die (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 123 min.
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50%
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
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Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 30s, 20s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK
Duration: 442 min.
Story: Documentary film that examines the rise and fall of the Third Reich, incorporating puppetry, rear-screen projection, and a Wagnerian score into a singular epic vision. The director, who grew up under Nazi tyranny, ruminates on good and evil and the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 942
Scarred Hearts (2016)
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Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium, France
Duration: 141 min.
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Style: melancholic, disturbing, touching, sincere
Plot: sadness, summer, male objectification, hospital, doctor, sanitarium, tuberculosis, love and romance, masturbation, beach, plaster cast, butt naked ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 184
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
 121K
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
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Place: paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Italy, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%