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Stiffelio (2012)
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Stiffelio (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Part of Tutto Verdi series - Stiffelio (2012) Parma. 'Stiffelio' is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi, from an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. The origin of this was the novel “Le pasteur d’hommes”, by Émile Souvestre, which was published in 1838. This was adapted into the French play 'Le pasteur, ou L'évangile et le foyer' by Émile Souvestre and Eugène Bourgeois. That was in turn translated into Italian by Gaetano Vestri as 'Stifellius'; this formed the basis of Piave's libretto.
Plot: opera live performance, religion, betrayal, cemetery, unfaithful wife, duel, forgiveness, opera, italian opera, stage performance, live performance

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and captivating films with plots about opera, live performance, italian opera, opera live performance, betrayal, murder and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Musical and Music genres. Some movies like Stiffelio: La Didone (2011), Turandot (1983), Rodelinda (2005), Carmen in 3D (2011), Orpheus (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
La Didone (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Live performance by Les Arts Florissants at the Théâtre de Caen, recorded on 18 Octorber 2011. "One of the earliest operas deserving of the name, Didone is our first surviving musical version of the famous episode in Virgil's Aeneid ...
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, isolation, broken heart, opera, torment, stage performance, queen
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95%
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Turandot (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: From the world famous Arena of Verona, an international cast perform one of Puccini's best loved operas. The cruel Princess Turandot, ruler of China, will only wed a prince who can answer correctly her three riddles. Those who fail are ...
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, queen, quiz, live performance, massacre, sacrifice, opera
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53%
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 5
Rodelinda (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 203 min.
Story: Live from Munich 2004
Plot: opera live performance, rivals, opera, rival, live performance, queen
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50%
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Carmen in 3D (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Passion, jealousy and betrayal take center stage at Londons Royal Opera House in a spectacular production of the worlds most popular opera. Bizets Carmen is packed with some of the best-loved and memorable music in all of opera. In this ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: opera, rebelliousness, wooing, betrayal, murder, destructive relationship, romance, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, love and romance, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
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Orpheus (1978)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Live performance, part of Monteverdi cycle staged by Oper Zürich with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting the Zürich Opera House Monteverdi Ensemble. Staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. Filmed 28 march - 20 April. Sound recorded 1 - 25 ...
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, opera, hell, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1979)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Live performance, part of Monteverdi cycle staged by Oper Zürich with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting the Zürich Opera House Monteverdi Ensemble. Staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, opera, coronation, king
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44%
Madama Butterfly (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The heroine of this beloved opera finds herself faced with a dreadful choice: life without dignity or death with honor. Hear some of Puccini's most soaring and captivating music in this classic story of colliding hearts and cultures.
Plot: betrayal, deception, opera, geisha, bigamy, live performance, italian opera, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
L'Incoronazione di Poppea (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Experience Claudio Monteverdi's three-act opera in the environment it was meant to be seen with this release of a filmed performance captured live during a 2000 production staged at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in France. Mireille ...
Style: baroque
Plot: opera live performance, opera, italian opera, live performance, coronation, torment, menage a trois, provence, god, music festival
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Macbeth (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, West Germany, France
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
Plot: italian opera, opera, tragedy, curse, live performance
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41%
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 35
Il Trovatore (2002)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: José Cura, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Verónica Villarroel and Yvonne Naef lead the star cast of Verdi's blazingly passionate opera IL TROVATORE, in Elijah Moshinsky's new Royal Opera House production co-produced with Teatro Real Madrid, with ...
Plot: tragedy, opera live performance, filicide, gypsy, anvil, love triangle, opera, revenge, italian opera, live performance
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Tosca (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Benoit Jacquot's acclaimed 2002 film of Puccini's opera stars Angela Gheorghiu in the title role, with Roberto Alagna, Ruggero Raimondi and the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, under Antonio Pappano.
Style: serious, sexy, sexual, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: opera, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, manipulation, tragic hero, manipulations, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, tragic love, concert, curses spells and rituals
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 25
Alcina (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Handel's Alcina. Anonymous libretto, adapted from the libretto of Riccardo Broschi's "L'isola d'Alcina", based on Ludovico Ariosto's "Orlando furioso" (uncredited)
Plot: opera live performance, undressing, cross dressing, live performance, opera
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38%
Offenbach: Les Contes D'Hoffman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Seeking to exorcise the failure of his current love affair, the poet Hoffmann tells the tales of his three past loves - the doll-like Olympia, the high-class courtesan Giulietta, and the ambitious but delicate Antonia - and recalls how each was ...
Plot: doll, drinking, singer, scientist, french opera, poet, live performance, stage performance, drunk, courtesan, opera, magic
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Madama Butterfly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Opera at La Scala Milan
Plot: suicide, american, italian opera, sailor, betrayal, tragedy, opera, bigamy, geisha, live performance
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Inside the Forbidden City (1965)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It seems that Li Zhenfei was once an imperial concubine, who often found herself competing with her rival Madame Liu for the emperor's sole, undivided attention. When Li gives birth to the Emperor's child, the jealous Liu switches the boy ...
Plot: palace intrigue, switched at birth, betrayal, eunuch, retribution
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian (1984)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sebastian, Chief Archer in the Roman Army, converts to Christianity. A favorite of Emperor Augustus, Sebastian's devotion to Christ eventually drives him to reject the Emperor's love, causing the Emperor to angrily order Sebastian to be ...
Plot: martyrdom, loincloth, blood, shot with an arrow, christian, religion, homoeroticism
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 35
Carmen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Georges Bizet's Carmen, filmed at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, and conducted by Antonio Pappano, tells the tragic story of a soldier who falls for the sultry Carmen and abandons his career and family to be with her.
Plot: opera live performance, french opera, cultural conflict, topless woman, live performance, passion, women fight, jealousy, opera, knife fight
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
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Boris Godounov (1989)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: France, Spain, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Zulawski tackles Modest Mussorgsky’s famous opera about the bloody battle for ascendancy to the throne of Russia in the 17th-century! With a score conducted by Mstislav Rostropovich, Zulawski adds extra layers of devilish meta-textual ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: opera, surrealism, coronation, russian history, murder
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Samson et Dalila (1981)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: While the rest of the Hebrews bewail their fate, Samson alone trusts in God's promise of liberty. Abimelech, the Philistine satrap of Gaza, enters to mock the Hebrews' God, proclaiming the superiority of Dagon, and the Hebrews are afraid ...
Style: biblical
Plot: french opera, opera, religion, priest, seduction, live performance, demolition, religious differences, hair, betrayal
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Baal (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: 1982 BBC production of Bertholt Brecht's play Baal, starring and with music by David Bowie. Baal was the first full-length play written by the German modernist playwright Bertolt Brecht. It concerns a wastrel youth who becomes involved in ...
Plot: genius, affair, suicide, rebellious, betrayal, brawl, death of protagonist, womanizer, suicidal, poet, debauchery
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 209
The Rose King (1986)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: West Germany, Portugal, France, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A mentally unstable woman and her son move to a sprawling mansion in Portugal to grow roses.
Plot: mental disorder, mental instability, rose, mother son relationship, gay interest, love, male nudity, art, homosexual, opera, farm
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 35
Les Paladins (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 204 min.
Story: "Inspired by a fable by La Fontaine, [composer Jean-Philippe] Rameau produced perhaps his most brilliant music for his penultimate great work, blending reality and the surreal on several levels." — from the DVD back cover
Style: baroque
Plot: opera live performance, nudity (full frontal - brief), subway, rap, opera, dancing, horse, angel, balloon, metro, live performance, breakdance ...
Place: versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 143
Babymother (1998)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A single mother determined to make it as a singer puts together an all girl reggae group named Neeta, Sweeta, & Nastie with her friends. Living in a housing project with little support, the odds are obviously against her. Emotionally she ...
Plot: dreadlocks, couples, secret revealed, reggae, female friendship, friendship between women, poverty, babysitting, apartment building, convertible, british, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
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 65
Rigoletto (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Italy, UK, France, Japan, USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Guiseppi Verdi's opera about Rigoletto, the unattractive, hunchbacked jester in the court of the Duke of Mantua. The Duke has noticed a young lady going to church each Sunday and he plans to seduce her. When Count Monterone confronts the Duke ...
Plot: italian opera, kidnapping, court, duke, live performance, murder, opera, clown, disguise, revenge
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on Verdi's (Bizet's not Verdi's) classic opera and its all African American musical counterpart Carmen Jones, Carmen a Hiphopera is a modern retelling of the story of the tragic gypsy Carmen. The setting has been taken from the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, tragic love, hip hop, performer's life, fall in love, destiny, betrayal, obsession, romance, destructive relationship, based on opera, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia
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28%
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Cremaster 5 (1997)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Cremaster 5 (55 min, 1997) is a five-act opera (sung in Hungarian) set in late-ninteenth century Budapest. The last film in the series, Cremaster 5 represents the moment when the testicles are finally released and sexual differentiation is fully ...
Style: experimental, sexy, offbeat, sexual, surreal ...
Plot: orchestral, redemption, hopes, unfulfillment, imaginary, love and romance, theater, opera, graphic violence, gender bending, tragic love, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Johanna (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep. Touched by grace, Johanna cures patients by offering her body. The head doctor is frustrated by her continued ...
Style: serious, experimental, atmospheric, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hospital, old man, prostitute, life is a bitch, healing power, drug abuse, rehabilitation, addiction, doctors and patients, coma, medical, opera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Eugene Onegin (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The Wiener Philharmoniker mounts, and Andrea Breth stages, this 2007 production of Pyotr Illych Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin, starring Peter Mattei, Joseph Kaiser, Anna Samuil and Renée Morloc. The Konzertvereinigung Wiener ...
Plot: live broadcast, menage a trois, love, murder, live performance, letter, festival, marriage, russian, opera, duel
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 32
Gra (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Plot: cemetery, marital crisis, male female relationship, solitude, car driving, flashback, husband wife relationship, kiss, funeral, betrayal
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Praise Rama Praise Krishna (1971)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young man travels to Kathmandu to find his long-lost sister who is with a band of hippies and bring her back to the family. But doing so may be more difficult than he thought.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, cult film
Plot: leaving home, rescue, bollywood, memory loss, missing person, danger, reunion, siblings relations, family relations, religions or cults, social relations, false accusation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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