Movies like Lazare

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Lazare (2020)
Lazare (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A team of French-Brazilian actors goes to Bucharest in Romania to shoot a film at a lower cost. But the Romanian technical team secretly shoot their own film.
Style: avant garde, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: love, dancing, fashion, drug abuse, party, game, strong sexual content, con artists, youth, hitman, clubbing, schizophrenia, lgbt, torture, male female relationship, misfit, puzzle, schizophrenic, dream, conspiracy, alternate reality, bisexual, star, drug dealer, illusion ...
Place: romania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surreal, stylized, psychological and serious films with plots about surrealism, obsession, weird, insanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), dialogue and loneliness mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Musical genres. Some movies like Lazare: Enter the Void (2009), Starry Eyes (2014), Metamorphoses (2014), The Exterminating Angels (2006), Kids of Töday (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 67K
Enter the Void (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Italy, Canada, Japan
Duration: 161 min.
Story: This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta). When Oscar is killed by ...
Style: psychedelic, atmospheric, touching, meditative, serious ...
Plot: surrealism, explicit sex, hallucination, afterlife, drug trip, stripper, supernatural, ghost, siblings relations, deadly, youth, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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100%
 6.0
 17K
Starry Eyes (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, stylized ...
Plot: hollywood, desperation, gory, manipulation, curses spells and rituals, artists and showbiz, manipulations, religions or cults, filmmaking, woman in danger, fame, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 721
Metamorphoses (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl is approached by a strange boy outside her high school. He asks her to follow him to hear stories where gods fall in love with human beings.
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, stylized
Plot: greek mythology, love, bestiality, reincarnation, demi god, curse, modern day adaptation, sexual desire, blindness, metamorphosis, journey, legends and myths ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Exterminating Angels (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: François, a French director, is conducting a rather unorthodox casting. He tries to understand how women desire and especially how they get pleasure. But by getting too close to their fire, he hasn’t sensed the Angels coming.
Style: erotic, serious, surreal, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, intimacy, dishonesty, sexual abuse, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, sexual relations, filmmaker, sex, filmmaking, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Kids of Töday (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The first documentary about France's post punk and cold wave scene in the late 1970s and early 1980s. During an art show at agnès b. gallery in 2008, Jean-François Sanz has gathered some exceptional material that brings to light, through ...
Style: realistic
Plot: music, punk, urban, youth, concert, chat, internet, found footage, facebook, video
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A disturbed,institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.
Style: surreal, emotional, serious, tense, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, strong female presence, graphic violence, doctors and patients, hopes, confined, life is a bitch, imaginary, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sleeping Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: We follow 24 hours in the life of a being moving from life to life like a cold and solitary assassin moving from hit to hit. In each of these interwoven lives, the being possesses an entirely distinct identity: sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, ...
Style: surreal, art house, atmospheric, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, double life, surrealism, power relations, lifestyle change, unfulfillment, existentialism, odd, disguise, dog, model, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 449
Cinderella '80 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In this contemporary retelling of the Cinderella story, a feisty 18-year-old Italian-American New Yorker named Cindy is sent off to Rome with her irascible stepmother and vain stepsisters. On the way, she meets, and falls in love with, globetrotting ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic
Plot: dancing, dance, mother daughter relationship, singing, incognito, rags to riches, fairy godmother, pizzeria, rock and roll, classical music, singer, song ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Beyond Dream's Door (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ben Dobbs is a lonely college student who has never had dreams of any kind. This all changes for Ben and he start having a series of sequential and terrifying nightmares that become true in his waking life. As he reaches out for help, he is also ...
Style: surprise ending, avant garde, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: dream, nightmare, supernatural, h.p. lovecraft, violence, death, college, flashback, paranoia, telephone, zombie, monster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Saturday Church (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, struggling with gender identity and religion, begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and find his passion in the process.
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: gender identity, black lgbt, gay, coming of age, lgbt, gay son, gay cruising, homeless shelter, gay romance, trans woman, in the closet, gay protagonist ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave. The Exterminating Angel is a 1962 surrealist film, written and directed by Luis Buñuel, starring Silvia Pinal. Sharply satirical and allegorical, the film contains a view ...
Style: thought provoking, surreal, cynical, biting, suspense ...
Plot: dinner party, guest, satire, surrealism, isolation, party, hallucination, trapped, maid, lamb, mansion, bear ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: spain, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Public Woman (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An inexperienced young actress is invited to play a role in a film based on Dostoyevsky's 'The Possessed'. The film director, a Czech immigrant in Paris, takes over her life, and in a short time she is unable to draw the line between ...
Style: erotic, avant garde
Plot: doppelganger, photograph, wife, politics, sex, immigrants, female orgasm, metaphysics, psychological torment, strong sexual content, postmodernism, buttocks ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Imaginaerum by Nightwish (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Finland, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Imaginaerum tells the story of an elderly composer, Tom, who suffers from severe dementia. As he has had the disease for years and has regressed into childhood, he remembers practically nothing from his adult life. His music, friends, all his past ...
Style: serious, psychological, surreal, stylized
Plot: orphan, memory loss, haunted by the past, heavy metal, hopes, music, imagination, father daughter relationship, grudge, model airplane, resentment, suicide by gunshot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesic, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.
Style: mind bending, psychological, twists and turns, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: mystery, lesbian, obsession, strong sexual content, hollywood, hallucination, dreams, lesbianism, lesbian sex, death, cowboy, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the story of how one of the famous movie roles was cast. The role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone With the Wind.
Plot: backstage, historical event, film set, casting, film industry, movie star, hollywood, film producer, party, actress, actor, director ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 19K
Tommy (1975)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult.
Style: cult film, surreal, clever, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: murder, dysfunctional family, christmas lights, blindness, christmas party, post war, pinball machine, mute, pinball, christmas tree, rise to the top, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Private Collections (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three stories. A solitary sailor falls from his boat and washes ashore on a tropical island. While seeking rescue, he's found by a nearly naked woman who is playful and compliant. He decides to erase his signs of distress and remain on the ...
Style: allegory, erotic, anthology
Plot: mother son incest, male nudity, teenage boy, erotica, outdoor sex, fondling, obsession, breast suckling, lust, female removes her clothes, sex, cigar smoking ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 258
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: coronation, opera, surrealism, murder, russian history
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Ruling Class (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: When the Earl of Gurney dies in a cross-dressing accident, his schizophrenic son, Jack, inherits the Gurney estate. Jack is not the average nobleman; he sings and dances across the estate and thinks he is Jesus reincarnated. Believing that Jack is ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, delusion, schizophrenia, country estate, deadly, mental illness, crimes, split personality, misfit, disorder, couples, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, victorian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A dictatorial film director (Finch) hires an unknown actress (Novak) to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.
Plot: hollywood, movie star, psychological thriller, star, backstage, trapeze, death of wife, film within a film, advertising, filmmaking, promiscuity, actress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Blind Owl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: H., 35, an Arabian immigrant, works as projectionist in an old cinema. One day, drawn by the music, he looks through the window of the booth and is fascinated: the dancer he sees on the screen seems to be looking straight into his eyes. He falls in ...
Plot: watching a movie, arabic, owl, arab, body part, projectionist, manic laughter, pastiche, movie poster, disposing of a dead body, film projector, cinema ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.0
 105K
8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, midlife crisis, childhood, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, introspection, postmodernism, producer, showbiz, self involved ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, paris france, copenhagen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Middle-aged Giulietta grows suspicious of her husband, Giorgio, when his behavior grows increasingly questionable. One night when Giorgio initiates a seance amongst his friends, Giulietta gets in touch with spirits and learns more about herself and ...
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, memory, weirdo, hermaphrodite, introspection, cons and scams, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, couple relations ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.7
 5K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, friendship, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, parallel world, nightmare, lighthouse, house ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Life Is a Dream (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A baroque mix of revolutionary politics, pop culture and semiotics loosely based on the play by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. A young prince learns that life is just a dream from which we wake when we die. And that dreams may be as real as life.
Style: baroque
Plot: oneiric, gunshot, watching a movie, movie theatre, gunfight, cinema, memory, resistance movement, exile, pastiche
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Pink Narcissus (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: An erotic poem set in the fantasies of a young male prostitute.
Style: offbeat, sexy, sexual, touching, stylized ...
Plot: dream, parallel world, society, misfit, urban, gender, strong sexual content, couples, cult, prostitute, destructive relationship, love and romance ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 33
Dorian Gray (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No movie overview is available.
Plot: portrait, youth, innocence lost, immorality, moral corruption, immortality, painting, painter, gothic horror, eternal youth, high society, corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 45K
Naked Lunch (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in an Islamic port town in Africa.
Style: psychedelic, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hallucination, murder, exterminator, bug, addiction, drug abuse, seduction, life is a bitch, crimes, strong sexual content, dishonesty, delusion ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, new york, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Sword and the Rose (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Manuel bids farewell to his routine and boards a 15th century vessel under pirate law. Treason on board triggers a series of terrible events our protagonist overcomes while keeping his moral principles intact.
Style: semi serious, contemplative, surreal, offbeat, humorous
Plot: pirate, ship, introspection, misfit, partners, disorder, latin, ocean or sea, dull life, adolescence vs adulthood, social misfits, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Christmas Carol (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: holiday, self discovery, road not taken, introspection, ghost, human spirit, hopes, disorder, family relations, nagging and grouching, redemption, supernatural ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%