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When I Am Dead and Gone (1967)
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When I Am Dead and Gone (1967)
Original name: Kad budem mrtav i beo
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story about Jimmy the Dingy, a young vagabond who works as a seasonal worker. Having been sacked from the job, his dreams are to become a singer. As most of the things in the Balkans happen, he is destined to failure.
Plot: army, drifter, wagon train, stealing money, dentist, toilet, singing competition, singing contest, sitting on a toilet

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, harsh and touching films with plots about singer, mother daughter relationship, friendship, song, friend, husband wife relationship and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama and Music genres. Some movies like When I Am Dead and Gone: The Music Teacher (1988), Tango Argentino (1992), Teen Spirit (2018), Smithereens (1982), Silence and Cry (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Music Teacher (1988)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Aging opera singer Joachim Dallayrac retires from the stage and retreats to the countryside to school two young singers, Sophie and Jean. Although the rigorous training takes its toll on both teacher and students, there is plenty of time for ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: singing competition, music teacher, love and romance, contests and competitions, ambition, tragic love, love triangle, teachers and students, youth, rivalry, follow your dream, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, male female relationship, mental institution, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, teacher, music teacher, charlatan, brother sister relationship ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
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93%
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Teen Spirit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Violet, a shy teenager living on the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England dreams of pop stardom and with the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, exciting
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, musician, audition, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, singing, singing competition, choir, country girl, singer, music, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Smithereens (1982)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A narcissistic runaway engages in a number of parasitic relationships amongst members of New York's waning punk scene.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, feminist film
Plot: late night, visceral, punk rock, free spirit, price of fame, drifter, artists and showbiz, society, obsessive quest, social misfits, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Silence and Cry (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Miklós Jancsó's Silence and Cry is set during a turbulent era of disquiet, fear, persecution and terror, which permeates every corner of post-WWI Hungarian society. In 1919, after just a few months of communist rule the Hungarian Republic of ...
Plot: nationalism, army, poisoning, farm, poison, shot to death, communist
Time: year 1919
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.8
 253
Victory March (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The drawbacks and difficulties of military life are explored in this film. Paolo Passeri is a college graduate, somewhat spoiled, somewhat effete, who finds himself in an officer training program under the stern martinet, Captain Asciutto. He ...
Style: grotesque
Plot: army, breasts, sex scene, male nudity, female nudity, gay, prostitution, abusive husband, extramarital affair, shot in the chest, excrement, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Wanderer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Another story of a young and beautiful singer, whose beauty and ambition and a lack of happiness, an obstacle to reach the top but a shortcut to an untimely death.
Plot: tragic event, orchestra, singer, police, wanderer, love, poker, restaurant, boss, highway, heart attack, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Young and Healthy as a Rose (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Young and Healthy as a Rose follows Stevan Nikolic, "Stiv", a petty criminal born in Belgrade, and his rise to power along with drugs, sex and with the help of local police.
Plot: gun, mob boss, secret police, mafia, outcast, gunfight, sex scene, male in bathtub, shooting, female full frontal nudity, male objectification, taking a photograph ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Horoscope (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of young delinquents from a coastal town terrorize the locals, the tourists that spend the summer holidays there, as well as the young girls. They are especially focused on a pretty girl that sells newspapers, and they make a bet which one ...
Plot: summer, wedding, skinny dipping, train, juvenile delinquent, male nudity, beach, killing an animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 95
Crows (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A flat broke aging boxer, living on the verge of existence, teams up with the equally desperate people in the city's suburbia to steal, cheat, and even kill for the money.
Plot: river, sheep, winter, boxer, murder, boxing, slaughterhouse, ballerina, suburbs, aging, boxing match
Place: yugoslavia, belgrade, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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8 Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: hip hop, follow your dream, underdog, success, music, street gang, musician's life, rap, hip hop culture, urban ghetto life, factory worker, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: psychological, rough, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: sex addict, redemption, blues, musician, injury, nymphomaniac, captive, exploitation, nervous breakdown, abuse, sexual promiscuity, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa, mississippi, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 609
Backstage (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An adolescent groupie zeroes in on her Blondie-like idol after the singer chances to cross her orbit on a publicity tour. Gradually their lives intertwine as, with near-operatic intensity, the film delves into the emotional dependency on both sides ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: obsession, love affair, love and romance, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, musician's life, stalking, actor's life, couples, showbiz, teenage life, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 174
Cat's Play (1974)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 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 ...
Plot: shopping, cellar, maid, comrade, telephone call, theatre audience, lake, surgical operation, opera, caretaker, pills, extramarital affair ...
Place: hungary, west germany, budapest hungary, munich germany, frankfurt germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: eyeglasses, concert, teenage boy, train, fire, stuttering, cross, cigarette lighter, snow, female nudity, candle, coward ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: aspiring musician, friendship, loneliness, black american, mother daughter relationship, rap, alzheimer's disease, marijuana, painting, holding hands, cell phone, surveillance camera ...
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tender Mercies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: character study, country music, comeback, guitar, music, starting over, musician's life, love and romance, self discovery, redemption, love affair, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, coming of age, family problems, friends, parents and children, youth, lifestyle, blues, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, nanny ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, russia, toronto ontario canada, new york yankees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: psychological, emotional, touching, sincere, meditative ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, introspection, love and romance, golden years, crumbling marriage, human nature, couples, family problems, family in crisis, destiny, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, eastern europe, munich germany, helsinki finland, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 129K
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, ballet, follow your dream, gay, father son relationship, dancer's life, audition, working class, family relations, gay slur, prejudice, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1984
Place: england, london, northern england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 96
Kick-Off (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of students with varying family backgrounds begin to question their lives and the hypocritical values of their corrupt socialist society. Their decision to follow their own ideals brings them in disrepute with those closest to them. Their ...
Plot: basketball, chase, car, criminal, fight, city, police, businessman, insanity, bicycle, crazy, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 215
Sweet Revenge (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The abortion goes wrong and the girl dies. To protect his ...
Plot: abortion, revenge, army, false accusation, pregnancy, u.s. army, fashion designer
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
 169
Do It - One! (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rookie Alexey Gavrilov gets to a part where there is bullying.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, talky, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: army, soviet army, brutality, violence, vengeance, conflict, brawl, fight scenes, deception, heroes, social relations, military uniform ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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 355
Fresh Air (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A mother with an affection to air-refreshers, a daughter looking down on her mothers job.
Plot: public restroom, fashion, high school, toilet, school, physics, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Secret Superstar (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Insia Malik is a talented 15-year-old school girl from Baroda whose spirit is ripped because her mother is in a troubled and violent marriage. Of course she still dares to pursue her dream of becoming a singer and she also valiantly attempts to free ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating
Plot: teenager, guitar playing, singing, father daughter relationship, secret, teenage girl, family secret, playing guitar, husband wife conflict, follow your dream, longing, unsupportive parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 7.9
 36
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: anvil, gypsy, tragedy, love triangle, filicide, opera live performance, italian opera, revenge, live performance, opera
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
The True-Hearted (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film illustrates classical Beijing Opera in different generations and the boy’s process of growing-up.
Plot: student, father son relationship, courtyard, grandfather grandson relationship, friend, aunt, buddhist, divorce, eyeglasses, opera, absent husband, 10 year old ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Playing for Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When Jewish songstress Fania Fénelon is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible task – using their talents to soothe fellow prisoners who are sentenced to die in the gas ...
Plot: concentration camp, orchestra, world war two, auschwitz, holocaust, ss, evil man, responsibility, starvation, courage, survival, shaving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 4.5
 71
Little Paris (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "Little Paris" is the nickname given to Luna's hometown in provincial Baden Württemberg. Its name comes from a replica of the Eiffel Tower on a factory roof on an industrial estate next to the A9 autobahn. Luna knows she has to leave ...
Plot: female director, boyfriend, hip hop, dancing, dance, small town, dancer
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%