Movies like L'Oriana

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L'Oriana (2015)
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L'Oriana (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The life of Italian journalist and writer Oriana Fallaci.
Plot: love, prison, pregnancy, vietnam war, cancer, torture, journalist, dictatorship, explosion, interview, vietcong, orphanage, shot in the head, audio tape
Time: september 11 2001, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: greece, new york, hong kong, tuscany, iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about flashback, interview, prison, society, friendship, love and life is a bitch mostly in Biography, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like L'Oriana: Call Me Francesco (2015), Sartre, Years of Passion (2006), Karol: The Pope, The Man (2006), Rosewater (2014), Mary: The Making of a Princess (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Call Me Francesco (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A biopic of the rise of father Jorge Mario Bergoglio SJ from a teacher in a Jesuit High School in Argentina to archbishop and cardinal of Buenos Aires to Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. The story touches on his relation with his fellow Jesuits in ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: pope, election
Time: year 2013, 70s, 90s, 80s, twentieth century ...
Place: rome italy
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Sartre, Years of Passion (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Biographical film about French writer Jean-Paul Sartre, concentrating on his passionate affairs with women.
Plot: writers, love affair, passion
Time: 60s, 1960s
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The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street (2016)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The film tells the life story of its director, Jan Nemec, one of the most known and important filmmakers of Czech New Wave.
Plot: autobiography, female nudity, delusion, boat, czech abroad, award, cabriolet, actor playing himself, egocentrism, narcissist, female objectification, filmmaker ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, year 1968, year 1974, 70s ...
Place: cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Karol: The Pope, The Man (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, Poland, Canada
Duration: 155 min.
Story: This highly acclaimed feature film on Pope John Paul II was filmed on location in Italy and Poland. Focusing on the papacy of John Paul and the tremendous impact he had on the Church and the world, Karol: The Pope, The Man stars actor Piotr Adamczyk ...
Plot: cathedral, cardinal the priest, vatican, cold war era, forgiveness, respect, political leader, clergy, chaplain, kgb, operating room, prison ...
Place: africa, india
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Rosewater (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran's volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a taped ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, journalism, interrogation, captivity, life is a bitch, solitary, danger, false accusation, reporter, torture, anguish, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Mary: The Making of a Princess (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of a fateful encounter and the life-changing choices that led to one of Australia's and the world's most recognisable and romantic love stories.
Plot: royal wedding, royalty, danish, love letter, love, princess, prince, royal family, female director
Place: denmark, australia
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The Music of Silence (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Born with a serious eye condition that eventually leads to his blindness, Bocelli nevertheless rises above the challenges, driven by great ambitions towards his passion. The silent pursuit of his daily mission continues.
Plot: blindness, pianist, autobiography, singing contest, singer, opera, silence, love, uncle nephew relationship, law school, blind man
Time: 80s, 70s, 1960s, 60s
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Anthony, Warrior of God (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) from his arrival on Sicily's shores via shipwreck in 1221 to his death. He's a Portuguese monk who, once in Italy, seeks out St. Francis. Anthony's gift as a great preacher is discovered by ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: church, religions or cults, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, ambition, clergy, dishonesty, deadly, preacher, saint, shipwreck ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sammy-Gate (2020)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Story: Equal parts "Dr. Strangelove," "Zelig," and "Network," "Sammy-Gate" takes you on a psychedelic trip into the 1970s polyester heart of darkness. On a USO tour of Vietnam, Sammy Davis Jr. stumbles upon a ...
Plot: mafia, counterculture, conspiracy, fbi, mob, black history, watergate, cia
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
How Strange to be Named Federico (2013)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the 20th anniversary of Federico Fellini’s death, Ettore Scola, a devoted admirer of the incomparable maestro, commemorates the lesser-known aspects of Fellini’s personality, employing interviews, photographs, behind-the-scenes footage as ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, factual, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, movie business, ambition, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, friendship, visionary, writer's life, hopes, columnist, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 50s, 40s, 1940s ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Year One (1974)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Rossellini’s biopic of the postwar Christian Democrat leader, Alcide De Gaspari (Vannucchi), who was responsible for keeping the Communists out of power in the years that followed the fall of fascism.
Plot: post world war two, political leader, politics, italian history, communist
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Goldeneye (1989)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fact-based biography of James Bond author, Ian Fleming. The film focuses on his wartime exploits and romantic adventures which ultimately led to his creation of the super-spy.
Plot: secret agent, spy, secret agents, british secret service, mafioso, casino, submarine, air raid, assassin, royal navy, world war two, chinese ...
Place: jamaica, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
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Stan (2006)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Stanley Laurel's last visit to Oliver Hardy, as originally told in Neil Brand's radio play.
Plot: stroke, porch swing, bespectacled male, bed, flashback, apology, husband wife relationship, friendship, mansion, teamwork, terminal illness, sleeping ...
Time: year 1957, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (2014)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life and times of Tommy Cooper
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, serious
Plot: performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, couple relations, workplace romance, couples, love triangle, infidelity, alcohol abuse
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
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Loro 2 (2018)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Loro", in two parts, is a period movie that chronicles, as a fiction story, events likely happened in Italy (or even made up) between 2006 and 2010. "Loro" wants to suggest in portraits and glimps, through a composite ...
Style: controversial
Plot: politician, earthquake, separation, loneliness, actress, female nudity, extramarital affair, statue, villa, president
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Under the Roman Sky (2010)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Rome, 1943. The city is occupied by the Nazis. The lives of thousands of Jews are in danger, and in Vatican City, a neutral state within the borders of Rome, Pope Pius XII is struggling to save the city from hunger and destruction.
Plot: priest, jewish, bishop, catholic priest, catholic, catholic church, pope, monsignor, mother superior, cardinal the priest, nun
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Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison is a 1977 Italian drama directed by Lino Del Fra.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Biopic of Finnish singer and songwriter, Juice Leskinen.
Plot: rock and roll, song, musician, pop culture, cheating, band, adultery, rock music, poet, love, alcohol abuse, performance ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan, Cuba
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, serious
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44%
In the Name of the Father (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
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Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, serious, sentimental ...
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Guardami (1999)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1970, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, london ...
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37%
Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: serious, captivating, talky, thought provoking, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Steal This Movie (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Five years after Yippie founder Abbie Hoffman goes underground to avoid a drug-related prison sentence, he contacts a reporter to get out the story of the FBI's covert spying, harassment and inciting of violence they then blame on the Left.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Pasolini (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: China, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An award-winning cynical journalist, Lloyd Vogel, begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write an Esquire profile piece on the beloved television icon Fred Rogers. After his encounter with Rogers, Vogel's perspective on life is transformed.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, enigmatic, psychological, based on true events
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Time: 1990s, 90s, contemporary, year 1998
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy who spent 54 months in prison following the Watergate scandal.
Plot: dead rat, rat, prison, politics, watergate, autobiography
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me (2008)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Candid and poignant drama about the comedian Frankie Howerd and the relationship with his long-term, long-suffering manager, and gay partner, Dennis Heymer. Despite his overtly camp persona, Howerd kept his companionship with Heymer under wraps for ...
Plot: repressed homosexual, wig, masturbation, argument, homosexual, promiscuity, lsd, hand job, depression, childhood sexual abuse, stroke, gay couple ...
Place: oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Felix Manalo (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Philippines
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Felix Yzagun Manalo is a sprawling historical epic that traces the origin of Iglesia Ni Cristo (The Church of Christ) which is established in the Philippines from its humble beginnings in 1914 through the present day.
Plot: religious, world war two, religious leader
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Cotolay (1965)
Genre: Biography
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The plot is loosely based on the legend from Galicia in north-west Spain of the founding by St Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) of the Convent of San Francisco near Santiago de Compostela in 1214 with the help of a poor charcoal burner named Cotolay, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: historical event, medieval, hopes, society, coming of age, redemption, convent, imaginary, escapades, young heroes, clergy, religions or cults ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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