Movies like Florbela

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Florbela (2012)
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Florbela (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Shaken by a divorce in the 1920s, Portuguese poetess Florbela Espanca uses her writing to deal with her tumultuous relationship with men, eroticism and love.
Plot: poetry, depression, marriage, psychosis, dancing, female nudity, flowers, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, flower
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and psychological films with plots about husband wife relationship, marriage, death, poetry, mother daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) and female nudity mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres. Some movies like Florbela: A Season in Hell (1971), Becoming Colette (1991), Same Kind of Different as Me (2017), Zelda (1993), The Mirror (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Season in Hell (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Biopic about the life of the French poet Arthur Rimbaud.
Plot: poetry, flashback, poet, slave trader, decadence, gunrunner, bisexual, french giallo
Place: paris france, africa
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Becoming Colette (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Erotic French author Colette during her formative years in Paris at the turn of the century, married to a hedonistic bounder who publishes her writings under his name until she leaves him to embark on her own career.
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, marriage, female nudity, sexuality, cabaret
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Same Kind of Different as Me (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching
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82%
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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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Time: 1930s, 60s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935 ...
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Duration: 140 min.
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Duration: 119 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 210 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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