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August Strindberg: Ett liv (1985)
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August Strindberg: Ett liv (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, Austria, West Germany, Denmark
Duration: 383 min.
TV show
Story: A mini-series about the life of Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter, August Strindberg. He is portrayed as a misogynous, selfish and racial. And he loses everything, for the sake of the art.
Plot: writers, poet, exile, husband wife relationship, novelist, playwright, spanking

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and touching films and TV series with plots about writers, husband wife relationship, poet, female nudity, artists and showbiz, politics and ambition mostly in Biography, Drama and History genres. Some movies like August Strindberg: Ett liv: August (2007), Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015), Zelda (1993), The Manns (2001), Genius (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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August (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A portrait of Swedish writer August Strindberg.
Plot: poet, playwright, novelist, writers
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
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Story: A biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant Jazz Age in the 20s. Z starts before Zelda Fitzgerald meets the ...
Plot: southern belle, husband wife relationship, flapper, female nudity, falling in love, skinny dipping, party, fall in love, writers
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Zelda (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Biopic about Zelda Fitzgerald, as played by Natasha Richardson
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Time: 1920s
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The Manns (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 480 min.
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Story: Television series docu-drama traces the career of John Dean, special counsel of president Nixon.
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Duration: 50 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
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Amorosa (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This well-executed biographical docudrama is a plunge into the madness (and the sanity) of a writer living life on its rawest edges. Agnes Von Krusenstjarna (Stina Ekbland) was a Swedish novelist (1894-1940) whose works ranged from the idyllically ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
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