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When I Am Dead and Gone (1967)
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When I Am Dead and Gone (1967)
Original name: Кад будем мртав и бео
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, dentist, wagon train, stealing money, singing competition, toilet, sitting on a toilet, singing contest

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and harsh films with plots about singer, musician, nudity (full frontal - brief), mother daughter relationship, friendship, love and music mostly in Drama and Music genres. Some movies like When I Am Dead and Gone: Tango Argentino (1992), Teen Spirit (2018), The Music Teacher (1988), Smithereens (1982), Silence and Cry (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: retirement home, dysfunctional family, charlatan, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, male female relationship, communism, orchestra, music teacher, caretaker, old man ...
Place: eastern europe, former yugoslavia, serbia
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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: entertaining, captivating, light, exciting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, musician, country girl, singer, audition, mother daughter relationship, singing competition, choir, love and romance, music, fictional reality show, schoolgirl ...
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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, baroque
Plot: music teacher, singing competition, musician, music, retiring, follow your dream, love and romance, rivalry, performer's life, prodigy, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgium
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79%
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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: indie film, sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: feminist, punk, visceral, price of fame, punk rock, coming of age, club, rock and roll, woman, street kid, free spirit, drifter ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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 ...
Style: contemplative
Plot: nationalism, army, poison, farm, poisoning, communist, shot to death
Time: year 1919
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.8
 282
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, male nudity, female nudity, sex scene, abusive husband, excrement, prostitution, extramarital affair, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, breasts ...
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60%
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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, beach, skinny dipping, male nudity, train, juvenile delinquent, wedding, killing an animal, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: deception, tragic event, orchestra, jealousy, tragic love, wanderer, poker, highway, heart attack, police, death, love ...
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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: female nudity, gunfight, outcast, mob boss, mafia, secret police, nudity (full frontal - brief), man in underwear, workout, man hits a woman, drugs, criminal as protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 108
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: boxer, river, sheep, winter, murder, slaughterhouse, suburbs, boxing, ballerina, aging, boxing match
Place: former yugoslavia, belgrade
⇓ 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: realistic, inspirational, lyrical, feel good, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: hip hop, music, underdog, success, follow your dream, street gang, rap, urban ghetto life, hip hop culture, musician's life, musician, hopes ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 20th century, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa
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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: sexy, psychological, melancholic, emotional, rough ...
Plot: nymphomaniac, sex addict, captive, sex scene, drugs, redemption, sexual abuse, sexual promiscuity, unfaithful girlfriend, friendship, exploitation, musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, southern usa, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
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Backstage (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 112 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, lesbian subtext, love affair, desire for fame, rising to stardom, stalking, artists and showbiz, love and romance, musician's life, actor's life, couples, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 204
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, destiny, grief, director, basement, male female relationship, lost, opera, diarrhea, extramarital affair, sister sister relationship, pianist ...
Place: frankfurt germany, munich germany, hungary, west germany, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
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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.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: choir, friendship, singer, music teacher, boys' school, boys' choir, orphan, friendship between boys, relationships, musician, life is a bitch, music ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo
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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.
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, sad
Plot: rap, black american, aspiring musician, fat woman, friendship, loneliness, overweight woman, grandmother granddaughter relationship, depression, mother daughter relationship, aspiration, ambitious woman ...
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: character study, country music, music, self discovery, comeback, musician's life, starting over, small town, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, career change ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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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: coming of age, friendship, family relations, family problems, youth, lifestyle, parents and children, friends, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, nanny ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, russia, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, meditative, sincere, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, marriage, parenthood, character study, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, golden years, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, australia, hamburg germany, eastern europe, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Piano Teacher (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.
Style: sexual, psychological, disturbing, sexy, bleak ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, bdsm, age difference, sexual relations, masochism, desire, teacher student sex, older woman younger man sex, pianist, rape, overbearing parent, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna, paris france, austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
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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, inspirational, feel good, emotional, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 90s
Place: england, northern england, london, europe
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27%
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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, crazy, chase, mental institution, doctor, teacher, police, school, criminal, car, sex, bicycle ...
Time: 80s
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24%
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 247
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, u.s. army, false accusation, pregnancy, fashion designer
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19%
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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: fashion, high school, mother daughter relationship, school, physics, public restroom, toilet
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16%
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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, harsh, realistic, talky, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: army, soviet army, brutality, conflict, violence, vengeance, social relations, fight scenes, heroes, deception, brawl, bullying ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ussr
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15%
 5.0
 896
Exposed (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wisconsin farm girl Elizabeth Carlson leaves family and her English teacher lover behind and escapes to New York. There she soon makes a career for herself as a fashion model. During a vernissage she's approached by a mysterious man whose ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: terrorism, bait, modeling, violinist, mysterious character, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), violin, waitress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, paris france, usa, france, europe ...
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15%
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BlackJack (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Kaj, Lennart and Robert are 30-somethings who goes out to dance every weekend. At one dance they meet Inger, whom Kaj falls in love with. Kaj has some friends who are playing in a band. The drummer Tommy is known for being the local Casanova, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: small town, family relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love, love triangle, single parent, artists and showbiz, music, music band, love and romance, friend, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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15%
 7.1
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Habana Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Cuba, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Spanish record producers express interest in Cuban musicians Ruy and Tito, the longtime friends are faced with the prospect of leaving their loved ones behind. After years of hoping and dreaming, they've finally earned the opportunity to ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, musician's life, lifestyle, follow your dream, music band, friends, artists and showbiz, music, immigrants, musician, latin, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, usa, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Too Late Blues (1961)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ghost is an idealogical musician who would rather play his blues in the park to the birds than compromise himself.
Plot: jazz, interracial friendship, piano, children, bartender, countess, talent agent, fistfight, older woman younger man relationship, ghost, broken mirror, agent ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 8.0
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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: revenge, murder, disguise, kidnapping, court, clown, opera, duke, live performance, italian opera
Place: italy
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15%