Movies like Cold War

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Cold War (2018)
Cold War (2018)
Original name: Zimna wojna
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Poland, UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Cold War-era love story follows the passionate love affair between a mismatched couple.
Plot: love, cold war, tragic love, prison, dancing, musician, forbidden love, female nudity, sex scene, suicide, train, female singer, singing, poet, jazz, song, pianist, communism, marriage, choir, kiss, bus, cafe, show, ruins ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, year 1957, year 1959, year 1964, year 1955, year 1949
Place: poland, paris france, east berlin east germany, warsaw poland, yugoslavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love, singing, song, singer, piano, kiss and marriage mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Cold War: On Chesil Beach (2017), Clara and Me (2004), Phoenix (2014), Chopin: Desire for Love (2002), The Josephine Baker Story (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Art of Loving. Story of Michalina Wislocka (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Michalina Wislocka, the most famous and recognized sexologist of communist Poland, fights for the right to publish her book, which will change the sex life of Polish people forever.
Plot: sex education, rough sex, female nudity, voyeurism, voyeur, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, bus, breasts, lake, male full rear nudity, countryside ...
Time: year 1941, 1940s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: poland
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On Chesil Beach (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1962 England, a young couple finds their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.
Plot: sexual abuse, sexual revolution, frigidity, misunderstanding, premature ejaculation, newlywed, movie theatre, postman, piano, train station, reading a book, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962, year 1975, year 2007
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Clara and Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Antoine has what every young single man could wish: a promising career, true and loyal friends, and an apartment of his own. However, he's a lonely man, until he meets Clara, a beautiful and exciting woman, and deeply falls in love with her. ...
Style: touching, sexual, serious, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: pregnancy, hopes, unfulfillment, romance, self discovery, midlife crisis, thirtysomething life, friends, family relations, wizards and magicians, love and romance, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, paris france
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Phoenix (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A disfigured concentration-camp survivor, unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband who might have betrayed her to the Nazis.
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, survivor, singing, auschwitz, haunted by the past, physical appearance, cons and scams, obsession, neo-noir, betrayal, nazi, holocaust ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1938, year 1945, year 1944 ...
Place: germany, europe, west germany, tel aviv israel, west berlin west germany ...
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Chopin: Desire for Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The biography of world famous Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, quarantine, chess, love and romance, music, opposites attract, lifestyle, society, prodigy, romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: poland, paris france, siberia, warsaw poland
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The Josephine Baker Story (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Biography of the African-American who became a major performer in the Paris cabarets of the 1920's and 1930's. The film follows her life beginning as a struggling performer in 1917 St. Louis, her frustrations leading to her move to France, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting, captivating
Plot: showbiz, adoption, racism, performer, vaudeville, cabaret, rising to stardom, interracial relations, celebrity culture, performer's life, couples, human spirit ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: france, missouri, usa, europe, st. louis missouri ...
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A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, rockumentary, captivating ...
Plot: singer, fame, showbiz, alcoholic, concert, aspiring singer, pop star, addiction, brother brother relationship, drinking problem, backstage, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
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The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Vietnam
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A little girl, Mui, went to a house as a new servant. The mother still mourns the death of her daughter, who would have been Mui's age. In her mind she treated Mui as her daughter. 10 years later Mui (now a young woman) was sent to another ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, meditative ...
Plot: love, master and servant, coming of age, family relations, couples, love affair, society, romance, parents and children, love and romance, youth, cooking ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon
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Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pianist, music, musician's life, friendship, musician, singer, song, music store, street musician, composer, recording studio, recording session ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, czech republic, europe, london
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Dreams of Love - Liszt (1970)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Hungary, Soviet Union
Duration: 171 min.
Story: This is a romantic biographical film about Franz Liszt. In a distinguished saloon of Paris, the unknown composer, Liszt, defeats the renown Thalberg at a piano competition. Through his playing, he wins the favours and later the hand of the countess ...
Plot: period piece, pianist, composer, male female relationship, adultery, concert, jealousy, piano, passion, musician, love
Place: hungary, russia
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The Accompanist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles with his conscience, Sophie becomes obsessed with Irene, ...
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, obsession, politics, infidelity, maid, pianist, singer, love triangle, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couple relations, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, london, europe, france, spain ...
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Weightless (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples — struggling songwriters Faye and BV, and music mogul Cook and the waitress whom he ensnares — chase success through a rock ‘n’ roll landscape of ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: love triangle, intrigue, showbiz, music, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, love and romance, dishonesty, folk, musician's life, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
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Liberty Heights (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, anti semitism, americana, racism, high school, culture clash, jewish, rebelliousness, small time, family relations, parents and children, interracial relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, year 1955 ...
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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A Star Is Born (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Star Is Born is a 1976 rock music film telling the story of a young woman, played by Barbra Streisand who enters show business, and meets and falls in love with an established male star, played by Kris Kristofferson, only to find her career ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: romance, self discovery, tragic love, rise and fall, fame, rock star, artists and showbiz, music, unfulfillment, musician's life, couples, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, arizona
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A.D.H.M. (2016)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn’t reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with Saba helps him realize Alizeh’s value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.
Plot: love, break-up, breakfast, singing, airport, jazz, mountain, club, taxi, hotel room, cinema, infidelity ...
Place: paris france
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Clean (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After losing her husband to a heroin overdose, Emily Wang fights to overcome her own addictions and to be reconciled with her estranged son.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, chinese restaurant, junkie, drug overdose, heroin, drug abuse, family problems, going straight, overdose, martial arts, couples, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, canada, ontario canada, europe, vancouver ...
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The Legend of 1900 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The story of a virtuoso piano player who lives his entire life aboard an ocean liner. Born and raised on the ship, 1900 (Tim Roth) learned about the outside world through interactions with passengers, never setting foot on land, even for the love of ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, epic, realistic ...
Plot: pianist, prodigy, musician, musician's life, jazz, music, orphan, storm, passenger, ship, ocean, friendship ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s ...
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The Widow of Saint-Pierre (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1850, on the isolated French island of Saint-Pierre, a murder shocks the natives. Two fishermen are arrested. One of them, Louis Ollivier, dies in custody. The other, Neel Auguste, is sentenced to death by the guillotine. The island is so small ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: murder, redemption, prison, island, death row, tragic love, death sentence, fisherman, execution, romance, love, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1950s
Place: france, europe
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Farewell My Concubine (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Abandoned by his prostitute mother in 1920, Douzi was raised by a theater troupe. There he meets Shitou and over the following years the two develop an act entitled, "Farewell My Concubine," that brings them fame and fortune. When Shitou ...
Style: stylized, emotional, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gender bending, gays and lesbians, opera, friendship, prostitute, teacher, marriage, suicide, love triangle, communism, homosexual, actor ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 20s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: china, asia, japan, taiwan, beijing china ...
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La Vie en Rose (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A swirling, impressionistic portrait of an artist who regretted nothing, writer-director Olivier Dahan's La Vie en Rose stars Marion Cotillard in a blazing performance as the legendary French icon Edith Piaf. From the mean streets of the ...
Style: touching, uplifting, captivating, realistic, biting ...
Plot: french, singer, musician's life, childhood, loss of loved one, cabaret, death, accident, poverty, manager, blindness, performer ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy, manhattan new york city ...
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All the Mornings of the World (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It's late 17th century. The viola da gamba player Monsieur de Sainte Colombe comes home to find that his wife died while he was away. In his grief he builds a small house in his garden into wich he moves to dedicate his life to music and his ...
Style: emotional, stylized, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: orchestra, violin, music, forbidden love, human nature, musician's life, power relations, romance, love and romance, rise to the top, teachers and students, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
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From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Plot: female protagonist, classroom, restaurant, marriage, cigarette smoking, soldier, crucifix, post world war two, miscarriage, sewing, illness, woman wearing black lingerie ...
Time: 1950s
Place: south of france
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Landscape After Battle (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are herded into other camps as the Allies try to devise policy ...
Style: gloomy, touching, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: survival, concentration camp, holocaust, confined, unfulfillment, writer's life, dealing with death, hopes, war, love and romance, against humanity, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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Mo' Better Blues (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Opens with Bleek as a child learning to play the trumpet, his friends want him to come out and play but mother insists he finish his lessons. Bleek grows into adulthood and forms his own band - The Bleek Gilliam Quartet. The story of Bleek's ...
Style: stylized, clever, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, friendship, love triangle, music, showbiz, urban, ego clash, rivalry, couples, musician's life, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Hottest State (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, sexuality, actor, love affair, young lovers, fall in love, couple relations, romance, youth, musician's life, actor's life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, new york, connecticut, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
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La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: melancholic, romantic, colourful, emotional, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pianist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jazz, music, audition, passion, jazz club, dance, bigger dreams, jazz musician, jazz music, destiny ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
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To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, looking for sex, human nature, family relations, youth, self discovery, couples, teenage life, family problems, downfall, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
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Blue Note (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: If you’re a fan of Ken Russell’s particular brand of stylistically dizzy biographies covering the lives of old-school classical composers, then you’re going to love The Blue Note, Zulawski’s outré ode to Frédéric Chopin (played here by ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: teenage girl, love triangle, surrealism, piano playing, incest, pianist, chateau, composer, hedonism, spitting blood, playing piano, smoking ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france
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Nowhere Boy (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood
Style: touching, witty, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, aunt nephew relationship, dysfunctional family, hopes, parents and children, aspiring musician, adolescence, childhood ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, hamburg germany, new zealand ...
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Besieged (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When an African dictator jails her husband, Shandurai goes into exile in Italy, studying medicine and keeping house for Mr. Kinsky, an eccentric English pianist and composer. She lives in one room of his Roman palazzo. He besieges her with flowers, ...
Style: stylized, erotic, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: love, politics, gift, jail, composer, pianist, romance, opposites attract, social differences, society, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, africa, europe, rome italy, tokyo
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