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La Didone (2011)
La Didone (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Live performance by Les Arts Florissants at the Théâtre de Caen, recorded on 18 Octorber 2011. "One of the earliest operas deserving of the name, Didone is our first surviving musical version of the famous episode in Virgil's Aeneid where the Trojan Hero loves and then cruelly leaves the noble Dido." — from the DVD back cover
Plot: opera live performance, queen, broken heart, opera, torment, isolation, italian opera, stage performance

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, realistic, serious and captivating films with plots about opera, opera live performance, live performance, italian opera, dancing, love and romance and murder mostly in Drama, Musical and Music genres. Some movies like La Didone: Stiffelio (2012), L'Incoronazione di Poppea (2000), L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1979), Turandot (1983), Orpheus (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Stiffelio (2012)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Part of Tutto Verdi series - Stiffelio (2012) Parma. 'Stiffelio' is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi, from an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. The origin of this was the novel “Le pasteur d’hommes”, by Émile ...
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, betrayal, religion, opera, duel, cemetery, unfaithful wife, stage performance, forgiveness, live performance, cheating wife
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L'Incoronazione di Poppea (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Experience Claudio Monteverdi's three-act opera in the environment it was meant to be seen with this release of a filmed performance captured live during a 2000 production staged at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence in France. Mireille ...
Style: baroque
Plot: opera live performance, coronation, opera, torment, live performance, menage a trois, music festival, god, italian opera
Place: provence
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71%
L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1979)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Live performance, part of Monteverdi cycle staged by Oper Zürich with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting the Zürich Opera House Monteverdi Ensemble. Staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, coronation, opera, king
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 9.2
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Turandot (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: From the world famous Arena of Verona, an international cast perform one of Puccini's best loved operas. The cruel Princess Turandot, ruler of China, will only wed a prince who can answer correctly her three riddles. Those who fail are ...
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, sacrifice, queen, massacre, quiz, live performance, opera
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 8.6
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Orpheus (1978)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Live performance, part of Monteverdi cycle staged by Oper Zürich with Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting the Zürich Opera House Monteverdi Ensemble. Staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. Filmed 28 march - 20 April. Sound recorded 1 - 25 ...
Plot: opera live performance, italian opera, hell, husband wife relationship, opera
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 8.3
 9
Rodelinda (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 203 min.
Story: Live from Munich 2004
Plot: opera live performance, live performance, rival, opera, queen, rivals
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 7.0
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Boris Godounov (1989)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: France, Spain, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Zulawski tackles Modest Mussorgsky’s famous opera about the bloody battle for ascendancy to the throne of Russia in the 17th-century! With a score conducted by Mstislav Rostropovich, Zulawski adds extra layers of devilish meta-textual ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: opera, murder, surrealism, russian history, coronation, kremlin, czar, brutality
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
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The Rose King (1986)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: West Germany, Portugal, France, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A mentally unstable woman and her son move to a sprawling mansion in Portugal to grow roses.
Plot: mother son relationship, mental instability, mental disorder, rose, gay interest, opera, farm, male nudity, art, homosexual, love
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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, stylized, captivating, sexy, serious ...
Plot: opera, love and romance, tragic hero, tragic love, couples, unfulfillment, dishonesty, manipulation, unfulfilled love, concert, manipulations, curses spells and rituals
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Madama Butterfly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Opera at La Scala Milan
Plot: italian opera, live performance, suicide, sailor, betrayal, tragedy, opera, geisha, bigamy, american
Place: japan
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37%
 7.4
 84
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: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: opera, rebelliousness, couples, destructive relationship, murder, wooing, infidelity, dishonesty, betrayal, romance, love and romance, concert ...
Time: 19th century
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 7.7
 40
Les Paladins (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 204 min.
Story: "Inspired by a fable by La Fontaine, [composer Jean-Philippe] Rameau produced perhaps his most brilliant music for his penultimate great work, blending reality and the surreal on several levels." — from the DVD back cover
Style: baroque
Plot: opera live performance, breakdance, stage performance, opera, rap, balloon, horse, metro, dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), subway, live performance ...
Place: versailles, paris france
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33%
 7.9
 36
Il Trovatore (2002)
Genre: Music, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: José Cura, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Verónica Villarroel and Yvonne Naef lead the star cast of Verdi's blazingly passionate opera IL TROVATORE, in Elijah Moshinsky's new Royal Opera House production co-produced with Teatro Real Madrid, with ...
Plot: anvil, gypsy, tragedy, love triangle, filicide, opera live performance, opera, italian opera, revenge, live performance
Place: spain
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Un Ballo In Maschera (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Verdi's opera performed by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by James Levine. Starring Luciano Pavarotti.
Plot: opera live performance, masquerade, opera, murder, stabbed in the chest, actress playing male role, assassination, regicide
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The Magic Flute (2006)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: During World War I, in an unnamed country, a soldier named Tamino is sent by the Queen of the Night to rescue her daughter Pamina from the clutches of the supposedly evil Sarastro. But all is not as it seems.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, semi serious, surreal, epic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war one, opera, military, heroic mission, soldier, romance, escapades, love and romance, danger, true love, fall in love, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe
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 6.5
 708
Cremaster 5 (1997)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Cremaster 5 (55 min, 1997) is a five-act opera (sung in Hungarian) set in late-ninteenth century Budapest. The last film in the series, Cremaster 5 represents the moment when the testicles are finally released and sexual differentiation is fully ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, epic, offbeat, stylized ...
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 501
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Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Johanna, a young drug addict, falls into a deep coma after an accident. Doctors miraculously manage to save her from death's doorstep. Touched by grace, Johanna cures patients by offering her body. The head doctor is frustrated by her continued ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, experimental, sexual ...
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29%
 8.6
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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The complete version of Verdi's Otello performed by Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa, at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Gala Performance in honour of Sir Georg Solti's 80th birthday.. 27 October 1992. BBC 2 Television live relay.
Plot: opera live performance, shakespeare's othello, tragedy, opera
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Genre: Musical, Music, Drama, Romance
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26%
 6.2
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Black Tights (1961)
Genre: Drama, Musical
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26%
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Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 119 min.
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
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