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Casanova Variations (2014)
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Casanova Variations (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy, History, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Austria, Portugal, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two stories about the greatest seducer of all time, Giacomo Casanova.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, psychological, twists and turns
Plot: womanizer, cross dressing, obsession, love and romance, couples, estate, death of protagonist, older man younger woman relationship, father daughter incest, old age, librarian, backstage, perversion, servant, pistol duel, libertine, incestuous desire, dancing, opera, wooing, maid, honor, gossip, attempted rape, miscarriage ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, portugal, italy, venice

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Most similar movies to Casanova Variations

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and captivating films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations and female nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Casanova Variations: Fellini's Casanova (1976), I, Don Giovanni (2009), Klimt (2006), Tosca (2001), Paganini (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fellini's Casanova (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone, and is he really an interesting person? Is he really alive?
Style: surreal, art house, erotic, cerebral, philosophical ...
Plot: casanova, womanizer, voyeurism, sex, looking for sex, orgy, librarian, mother daughter relationship, giant, sex scene, female robot, empire ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, venice, italy, england, france ...
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95%
I, Don Giovanni (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: casanova, mozart, opera, lifestyle, love affair, love and romance, musician's life, writer's life, rivalry, womanizer, music, dancing ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: venice, europe, austria, italy, vienna
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80%
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Klimt (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Style: thought provoking, stylized, sexy, experimental, realistic ...
Plot: painter, artist, art, painting, obsession, prodigy, sexual relations, ambition, lifestyle, against the rules, society, dying man ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, year 1918, year 1900, turn of the century
Place: austria, paris france, europe, france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 438
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: emotional, sexy, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: opera, love and romance, tragic hero, tragic love, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, manipulation, dancing, curses spells and rituals, concert
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 1K
Paganini (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kinski believed that he lived through the same experiences as the legendary "devil violinist" Niccolo Paganini, who set whole Europe of the 19th century into frenzy and through whose personality Kinski offers us an incredibly profound and ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: classical music, musician's life, ambition, music, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, older man younger woman relationship, death of protagonist, violinist ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, venice
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51%
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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: realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, emotional
Plot: opera, womanizer, dancing, ambition, unfulfillment, downfall, music, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, society, love and romance, wooing ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Casanova, Last Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The 45-year-old Casanova is in exile in London, where he meets a 25-year-old woman who is unimpressed by his overtures ...
Style: realistic, touching, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: womanizer, libertine, older man younger woman relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, love and romance, sex, unrequited love, free love, crush, sexual relations, tragic love ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Outlaw (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, Brazil, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, who dominated Spain’s early Golden Age of Theatre in the 16th Century. Lope returns home from war and enters the theatre world when a producer’s beautiful daughter takes a ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, clever, stylized
Plot: playwright, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, lifestyle, womanizer, artists and showbiz, writer's life, scandal, employer employee relationship, sex scene, tudors ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Libertine (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, surreal, dark, stylized ...
Plot: libertine, writers, infidelity, poet, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional marriage, depression, alcoholic, lust, sexual attraction, male nudity, love and romance ...
Time: 17th century, georgian era
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Forever Enthralled (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A biographical account of Mei Lanfang, China's greatest opera star.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic, epic
Plot: opera, tragic love, lifestyle, ambition, romance, society, performer's life, love and romance, couples, warning, unfulfillment, music ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dying in Athens (2006)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Andreas, an Art History Professor at the Athens School of Fine Arts, is involved both with a sexy intellectual French-Greek woman and a young student of his despite being in love with his beautiful wife. When he finds out he has leukemia and only a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, touching, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, womanizer, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, terminal illness, doctors and patients, power relations, world, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 85
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: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: opera, rebelliousness, couples, dishonesty, betrayal, romance, wooing, destructive relationship, infidelity, murder, strong female presence, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Miss Austen Regrets (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An outwardly confident but unmarried woman on the verge of her fortieth birthday reflects on her past suitors and the choices she once made while attempting to help her marriage minded niece choose between a number of potential suitors in this tale ...
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, melancholic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: writers, introspection, love and romance, regret, looking for love, society, maid, countryside, sister sister relationship, napoleon bonaparte, wooing, marriage proposal ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Effie Gray (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love, romance, art critic, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, fall in love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, lesbian, age difference ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Duchess of Langeais (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, duchess, kidnapping, unrequited love, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, social differences, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1810s
Place: paris france, africa, spain, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Northanger Abbey (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young woman's penchant for sensational Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in the matters of the heart.
Style: feel good, realistic, romantic, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, estate, aristocracy, family relations, fall in love, society, romance, friendship, countryside, inheritance, love, summer ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 50s, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 248
Karmen Gei (2001)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: Senegal, France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bizet's Carmen gets a modern adaptation. Seducting, provocating, sensual. All the ingredients for a perfect drama. With her charm, Karmen gets out of many situations.
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: escape, femme fatale, women's prison, murder, lesbian, dangerous attraction, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, obsession, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, senegal
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Camille Claudel (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.
Style: psychological, emotional, intense, touching, heartbreaking ...
Plot: mental illness, art, artist, obsession, sculptor, fall in love, love, couples, love and romance, actor's life, love affair, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, talky, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, friendship, depression, multiple storylines, couple relations, romance, fall in love, infidelity, art, unhappy marriage, impossible love, male female relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, california, london, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Girl and Death (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Russia, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Girl and Death tells us the impossible love story of Nicolai and the courtesan Elise. A love obstructed by materialism, wealth and death threat.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, romance, doctors, tragic love, couples, unfulfillment, death threat, freedom, impossible love, past, materialism, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: noir, realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: lust, novelist, girl, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations, tragic love, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: venice, italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Young Catherine (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Canada, Soviet Union, Germany, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, royal court, royal family, imperial russia, russian history, empress, couple relations, russian, royalty, world war one, historical event, head of state ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: love and romance, obsession, drug abuse, fall in love, life is a bitch, romance, unfulfilled love, dangerous attraction, couples, love, brother brother relationship, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is the film based on the novel of the same name by Choderlos de Laclos set in 18th century France. Marquise de Merteuil’s asks her ex-lover Vicomte de Valmont to seduce the future wife of another ex-lover of hers in return for ...
Style: sexy, suspense, sexual, tense, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexuality, aristocracy, sexual relations, seduction, female nudity, sex, adultery, emotional abuse, casanova, love, love letter, rape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, victorian era
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, stylized, allegory, affectionate ...
Plot: opera, shakespeare, betrayal, obsession, tragedy, segregation, mozart, mentor, lone hero, literature, justice, death ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Frenchman's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: pirate, ship, dishonesty, master and servant, escapades, politics, adventure, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, estate ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: europe, england, london, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 83K
The Duchess (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
Style: sexy, dramatic, emotional, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, aristocracy, duchess, infidelity, adultery, high society, marriage, destiny, romance, duke, marital rape ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, 1780s, victorian era ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 723
Carmen (2005)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 122 min.
Story: U-CARMEN is a feature film based on Georges Bizet's 19th-century opera that was filmed on location in a modern South African township setting. The energy, compassion, and heat of township life in all its elements create a constantly visually ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: opera, murder, tragic love, crimes of passion, love triangle, love affair, vengeance, dangerous attraction, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: sexy, reflective, intellectual, sexual, cerebral ...
Plot: romance, revolution, interracial romance, slavery, french revolution, politics, justice, mentor, guilt, obsession, brutality, idealism ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 2K
Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, fall in love, love and romance, couples, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, romance, living together, friendship, mental disorder, traffic jam, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%