Movies like Cavalleria Rusticana

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Cavalleria Rusticana (1968)
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Cavalleria Rusticana (1968)
Original name: Cavalleria rusticana
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Film of the opera Cavalleria Rusticana conducted by Herbert von Karajan.
Plot: church, seduction, jealousy, infidelity, peasant, duel, opera, easter, innkeeper

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out emotional, atmospheric, serious and realistic films with plots about opera, live performance, murder, jealousy, love triangle, italian opera and betrayal mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Cavalleria Rusticana: Rigoletto (1987), Don Giovanni (1979), Eugene Onegin (2007), The Death of Klinghoffer (2003), Carmen (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rigoletto (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: West Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rigoletto is a jester in the court of the Duke of Mantua. He has a hunch-back and he's rather unattractive, but he's good at his job of humiliating the courtiers for the amusement of the Duke. The courtiers, of course, are not amused. The ...
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Don Giovanni (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom Giovanni killed) makes his appearance. He offers Giovanni ...
Style: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic
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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 ...
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The Death of Klinghoffer (2003)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation from the controversial John Adams opera about the true life incident that took place in the mid 80s. The liner "Achille Lauro" is on a 12-day cruise in the Mediterranean. While the ship is docked in Alexandria, a maid ...
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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, cultural conflict, knife fight, passion, topless woman, opera, women fight, live performance, jealousy, french opera
Time: 18th century
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Roberto Devereux (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A lyric tragedy in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti, libretto by Salvatore Cammarano. Roberto Devereux was composed in the summer of 1837, the year, according to biographers, in which Donizetti seems to have suffered most, having lost his third son ...
Plot: jealousy, duke, nobility, duchess, queen, opera, love triangle, tower of london, adultery, scarf, treason, ghost ...
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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: live performance, religion, hair, religious differences, priest, demolition, opera, seduction, betrayal, french opera
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Carmen on Ice (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Carmen is an opera in four acts by the French composer Georges Bizet. The libretto was written by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on a novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée.
Plot: skating, arrest, opera, soldier, love triangle, tragedy, seduction, gypsy, murder, fight, magic, sexuality ...
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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, coronation, opera, king, italian opera
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Othello (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands, Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Having previously staged Verdi's 1887 opera Otello at the Met and La Scala, filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli committed his production to film in 1986. Starring as the fatally jealous Moor of Venice is Placido Domingo, who had also headlined ...
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Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france
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58%
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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 ...
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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, tragedy, opera, curse, live performance
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55%
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Soul Hustler (1973)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Buried Cain (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: sexy, suspense, touching, tense, psychological
Plot: love triangle, friendship, group of friends, seduction, infidelity, jealousy, brother brother relationship, threesome, fight, sex scene, cheating girlfriend, female nudity ...
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Genre: Music, Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria, France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: MOSES AND AARON finds Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, through their exemplary craft, transforming a familiar Biblical tale into a borderline-surreal cinematic opera of seemingly endless possibility. In expressive, melodic tones, the ...
Plot: female director, killing an animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, idol, human sacrifice, lust, bible, prophet, religion, orgy, female nudity ...
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Rodelinda (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
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Country: France, UK, Germany
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Madama Butterfly (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
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Place: paris france
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The Peasants (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 653 min.
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Story: In a bucolic Polish hamlet, the tense relationship between a father and son reaches a boiling point when the men lose their hearts to the same woman and vie for her affections. Based on Wladyslaw Reymont's Nobel Prize-winning book and helmed by ...
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Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Poland, UK, Denmark
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Il Trovatore (2002)
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Peter Grimes (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Benjamin Britten's opera as performed by the English National Opera, with Philip Langridge in the title role.
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Carmen (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A film version of the famous Bizet opera, where a soldier (Don Jose) falls in love with a beautiful factory worker (Carmen), but she does not reciprocate his feelings.
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Time: 19th century, 1920s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, paris france
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35%
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Genre: Drama, Music
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