Movies like The Wolf at the Door

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The Wolf at the Door (1986)
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The Wolf at the Door (1986)
Original name: Oviri
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin, follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his wife, his children, and his former lover.
Style: sexual, sincere, touching, sexy, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), painter, artist, performer's life, prodigy, love and romance, human spirit, hopes, love affair, artists and showbiz, society, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, homecoming, unfulfillment, female nudity, mistress, girl, breasts, 14 year old, moustache, husband wife relationship, bare breasts, broken leg, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, tahiti

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Most similar movies to The Wolf at the Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about artists and showbiz, couples, female nudity, unfulfillment, love and romance, lifestyle and performer's life mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like The Wolf at the Door: Paradise Found (2003), Cezanne and I (2016), Modigliani (2004), Klimt (2006), A Soul Haunted by Painting (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paradise Found (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Paradise Found is a biography about the painter Paul Gauguin. Focusing on his personal conflict between citizen life and his family life and the art scene in Frane. In an incredible imagery montage Gauguin manages to make a successful living in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, scenic, contemplative
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, prodigy, obsessive quest, survival, destiny, tragic love, love affair, obsession, tragic hero, love and romance, rise and fall ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: paris france, tahiti, europe, france
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95%
Cezanne and I (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: They loved each other with the ardor of thirteen-year-old boys. Rebellion and curiosity, hopes and doubts, girls and dreams of glory – they shared it all. Paul was rich, Emile poor. They went skinny-dipping, drank absinthe, starved, only to ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, factual, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, painting, painter, infidelity, art, nude painting, novelist, portrait, end of friendship, seaside, portrait painting, artist ...
Time: 1890s, 1870s, 19th century, 1860s, 1880s
Place: paris france, south of france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 11K
Modigliani (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Romania, France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in Paris in 1919, biopic centers on the life of late Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, focusing on his last days as well as his rivalry with Pablo Picasso. Modigliani, a Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a young and beautiful Catholic girl. ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, factual, melancholic ...
Plot: prodigy, painter, life is a bitch, addiction, painting, couple relations, tragic hero, tragic love, romance, uninhibited rivalry, couples, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.2
 3K
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, based on true events, realistic, serious ...
Plot: painter, artist, obsession, prodigy, ambition, lifestyle, sexual relations, against the rules, society, painting, dying, dying man ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, year 1900, year 1918, turn of the century
Place: austria, paris france, europe, france, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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A Soul Haunted by Painting (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, Taiwan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the twentieth century, Yu-liang leaves a brothel in a small Chinese town, to become the second wife of Mr. Pan. While Pan is away at the revolution in Yunnan, Yu-liang learns to paint and takes art classes at the Shanghai Art ...
Style: sexual, sincere, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: haunted by the past, celebrity culture, road not taken, romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, ambition, rise to the top, couples, performer's life, prostitute ...
Place: paris france, europe, china, france, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.4
 6K
Seraphine (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, based on true events, surprise ending ...
Plot: art collector, painter, art, artist, painting, mental illness, lifestyle, anti conformity, art dealer, maid, fame, art exhibition ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s, pre world war one ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 3K
Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, family relations, couples, performer's life, obsession, mental illness, tragic love, siblings relations, down on your luck, collector, society, prodigy ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, painter, infidelity, physical abuse, mistress, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, world war two ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, poland, france, europe, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Touch of the Light (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yu-Siang is blind – but he has a superb sense of hearing. Born in rural Taiwan, this extremely talented musician moves to the capital Taipei to study the piano. But how will he manage on his own? Even the walk across campus from his halls of ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: prodigy, follow your dream, human spirit, hopes, musician's life, artists and showbiz, blindness, music, piano
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 12K
Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, strong sexual content, love triangle, romance, love affair, couple relations, writer's life, sexual relations, couples, womanizer, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 2K
Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, writer's life, novelist, family problems, society, romance, couple relations, love triangle, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, male female relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: italy, ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Marie Krøyer (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marie Krøyer is hailed as “the most beautiful woman in Europe” and leads a happy marriage life with her husband the great Danish painter P.S. Krøyer and an adorable daughter. However, not everything in her world is as perfect as it seems, and ...
Style: emotional, stylized, captivating, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, crumbling marriage, mentally unstable, fall in love, self discovery, under the surface, painter, composer, jealousy, adultery, rescue attempt, glory ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: denmark, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul Gauguin feels smothered by the atmosphere prevailing in Paris in the year 1891. Around him, everything is so artificial and conventional: he needs authenticity to renew his art. Failing to convince his wife Mette and his five children to follow ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: painter, interracial romance, painting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, money problems, husband wife conflict, heart attack, wilderness, fishing, interracial relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), artistic creation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tahiti, paris france, polynesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: opposites attract, culture clash, self discovery, family problems, couples, social differences, infidelity, lifestyle, love and romance, society, crumbling marriage, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, israel, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ...
Style: sincere, psychological, emotional, talky, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: breakup, dysfunctional marriage, marital problem, love affair, infidelity, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, disintegration ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Night and the Moment (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Night and the Moment is a 1995 erotic drama. A writer (Dafoe) is invited to the house of a noblewoman (Olin) who adores free-thinkers. He attempts to seduce her but she insists that he tell her of his past love exploits. While doing so, he takes ...
Style: tense, sexy, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: confined, prison life, dishonesty, romance, couples, love affair, cons and scams, lovers reunited, lifestyle, strong sexual content, writer's life, sexual relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Polanski Unauthorized (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unauthorized chronicle of the life of Roman Polanski.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: prodigy, ambition, lifestyle, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, celebrity culture, unfulfillment
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: posing nude, love triangle, love affair, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, couples, infidelity, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era, twentieth century
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 171
Cavalcade (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An accomplished playboy Leo neglects his girlfriend and enjoys parties. His girlfriend parts from him and then, when he wants to see her once more, he has an accident. He survives, but his whole life is now to be changed. This film is about fetching ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: disability, human spirit, redemption, life turned upside down, hopes, womanizer, rehabilitation, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, couples, disabled person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Vincent & Theo (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.
Style: touching, psychological, scenic, based on true events, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, brother brother relationship, painter, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, prodigy, genius, drawing, art, famous painting, painting, poverty ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, holland, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Inspired by the picturesque paintings of Thomas Kinkade, The Christmas Cottage tells the semi-autobiographical tale of how a young boy is propelled to launch a career as an artist after he learns that his mother is in danger of losing the family ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, suspense, melancholic ...
Plot: christmas, prodigy, family relations, performer's life, college life, unfulfillment, tragic hero, youth, painter, painting, mentor, artist ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 360
Lea (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Léa lives in Le Havre, where she attends college whilst taking care of her elderly grandmother. To make ends meet, she works as a waitress in a night club. Her admittance to the Institute of Political Studies in Paris offers her new ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), nightlife, human nature, introspection, youth, hopes, lifestyle, student life, strong sexual content, strong female presence, student, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Camille Claudel 1915 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.
Style: sincere, realistic, based on true events, factual, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, separation from family, mental illness, unfulfillment, faith, paranoia, sculpture, estranged mother, nun, sculptor, elderly, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 20th century, year 1915, 1910s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.7
 788
My Nikifor (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From his birth in 1895 through his death in 1968, the gifted Polish naïve artist Nikifor Krynicki (AKA Epifan Drowniak) lived his life and eked out a career cloaked in obscurity - a casualty of both his extreme speech impediment (his tongue was ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: prodigy, ambition, couples, couple relations, family life, tragic love, celebrity culture, love and romance, society, lifestyle, isolation, art ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Best Intentions (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few ...
Style: talky, sincere, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: clergy, unfulfillment, family problems, love affair, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, society, family relations, love and romance, romance, wedding ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 5K
Renoir (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Côte d’Azur. 1915. In his twilight years, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is tormented by the loss of his wife, the pains of arthritic old age and the terrible news that his son Jean has been wounded in action. But when a young girl miraculously enters ...
Style: sincere, touching, scenic, sentimental, based on true events ...
Plot: painter, model, famous painting, painting, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, father son relationship, old age, redhead girl, inspiration, posing ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: cote d'azur, france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tropic of Cancer (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In contemporary Paris, expat American writer Henry Miller works his way through a series of amorous encounters while trying to find his literary voice.
Style: erotic, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, looking for sex, school, strong sexual content, social relations, womanizer, writer's life, immigrants, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, american abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 20s, 30s, 60s ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Savage Nights (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Jean is young, gay, and promiscuous. Only after he meets one or two women, including Laura does he come to realize his bisexuality. Jean has to overcome a personal crisis and a tough choice between Laura and his male lover Samy.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: gay, racism, bittersweet, dishonesty, romance, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, couples, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 238 min.
Story: The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start again the work on a painting he ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: eroticism, painting, painter, model, man-woman relation, lifestyle, romance, human nature, love affair, unfulfillment, starting over, crumbling marriage ...
Place: usa, provence, los angeles, south of france, southern france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 809
Pandemonium (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set in England during the early 19th century, Pandaemonium evokes late-1960s America in its depiction of the relationship between Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roach) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah). Instead of going to Vietnam, Wordsworth ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, politics, betrayal, drug abuse, addiction, prodigy, tragic love, writer's life, rise and fall, lifestyle, tragic hero, society ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s, 1790s
Place: england, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%