Movies like Andersen. Life Without Love

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Andersen. Life Without Love (2006)
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Andersen. Life Without Love (2006)
Original name: Андерсен. Жизнь без любви
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Russia, Italy, Germany
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Drama based on life and love of a famous Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, fairy tale
Plot: writer's life, relationships, life, writers, historical figure, male female relationship, lifestyle, historical character, school, princess, prostitute, children, nazi, holocaust, prince, religion, female nudity, death, handicapped, bullying, virgin, buried alive, sheep, shadow, skating ...

Most similar movies to Andersen. Life Without Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, thought provoking, disturbing and psychological films with plots about lifestyle, historical figure, historical character, relationships, male female relationship, writers and life mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like Andersen. Life Without Love: Soraya (2003), Paulo Coelho's Best Story (2014), The Demons of St. Petersburg (2008), The Dreamlife of David L (2014), No Place Like Home (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Soraya (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Biopic of Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, the second wife of the last Shah of Iran, who was overthrown in the 1979's Islamic Revolution.
Style: captivating, thought provoking
Plot: second wife, princess, wife, family relations, relationships, life, royal family, couple relations, historical character, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, royal court, historical figure ...
Place: iran
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95%
Paulo Coelho's Best Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paulo Coelho is the world’s most translated living author, his books having sold over 165 million copies. But he was not always the inspirational global phenomenon he is today. Like the heroes in his spiritual classics THE ALCHEMIST and THE ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: ambition, writer's life, follow your dream, rising to stardom, hopes, life, lifestyle, historical figure, creative process, writers, celebrity, historical character ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil
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79%
The Demons of St. Petersburg (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: St. Petersburg, 1860. A member of the imperial family is assassinated. A few days later, the writer Fëdor Michajlovic Dostoevskij meets with Gusiev, a young man committed to a psychiatric hospital. Gusiev confesses that he took part in the ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: writers, writer's life, private investigation, historical figure, revolutionary, murder, murderer, murder investigation, terrorist plot, historical character, terrorist, epilepsy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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69%
The Dreamlife of David L (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: “The Dreamlife of David L.“ is a fictional feature film that takes inspiration from a key point in the life of director David Lynch: the time he spent as a student in a fine arts college. Initially attracted to painting, David Lynch ends up ...
Style: captivating, avant garde
Plot: art school, painting, art, school, art student, student, life, rising to stardom, historical character, historical figure, lifestyle, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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No Place Like Home (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Jamaica, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Susan, a film producer from NYC, goes to Jamaica to shoot a shampoo commercial, she finds herself, through a series of unforeseen circumstances, drifting further and further away from the world she knows and into the life of the island, a ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: lifestyle, life, island, relationships, male female relationship, reggae, singer, rastafarian, beach resort, tropical island, poverty, ocean ...
Place: jamaica, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1959, a young journalist ventures to Havana, Cuba to meet his idol, the legendary Ernest Hemingway who helped him find his literary voice, while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cuban revolution, revolution, cuban, lifestyle, writers, cultural icon, meeting, historical figure, journalist, social problems, female nudity, skinny dipping ...
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Set Fire to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An aspiring poet in 1950s New York has his ordered world shaken when he embarks on a week-long retreat to save his hell raising hero, Dylan Thomas.
Style: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: life turned upside down, writer's life, artists and showbiz, poet, disorder, life philosophy, arts and culture, historical figure, lifestyle, historical character, literature, relationships
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, new york
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46%
I Tita, A Life of Tango (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Argentina
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A portrait of the life of Tita Merello, famous Argentinian singer and actress.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: female protagonist, female singer, rags to riches, actress, mother daughter relationship, musician's life, rising to stardom, historical character, lifestyle, music, celebrity, historical figure ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A Moment in June (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in Thailand, between April-June 1999, 'A Moment In June' is a story of the fusion of six lives, a song that links them together, a hope of the second chance that might never come and a moment they all need to make a life-changing ...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: love interest, relationships, love story, hopes, male female relationship, second chance, life, love and romance, romantic rivalry, lifestyle, love affair, romance ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
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Vertinsky (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Biography of the most famous Russian chansonnier of the 20th century. The story of the artist who left Russia in 1919 and returned to the USSR in 1943, in the midst of World War II. Vertinsky lived, sang, and was popular in Constantinople, Paris, ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, sincere
Plot: historical character, musician, performer's life, singer, musician's life, classical music, life philosophy, historical figure, lifestyle, celebrity culture, artist, music ...
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40%
The Romanovs: An Imperial Family (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the last year and a half of Tsar Nicholas II and his family from the February Revolution of 1917 to their execution in July 1918.
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: russian history, imperial russia, czar, russian revolution, exile, historical figure, love affair, life is a bitch, historical character, marital problem, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: year 1917, year 1918, 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Miss Marx (2020)
Genre: Biography
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In her public persona, Eleanor “Tussy” Marx was a translator, actress, a children’s rights activist, a feminist and a persuasive labour organizer, a tireless powerhouse determined to carry on her father’s work. She held her own with ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: socialism, feminism, feminist, unrequited love, communism, civil rights movement, women's rights, love story, male female relationship, historical character, female protagonist, romantic relationship ...
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37%
Hasta Que Te Conocí (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The biographical tv-series about the life of one of the most talented and influential singer/songwriter in latinamerican music: Juan Gabriel.
Style: captivating, thought provoking
Plot: musician, singer, musician's life, rising to stardom, price of fame, historical figure, historical character, life, pop singer, music, talented, talent ...
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33%
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Tim Maia (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Biopic of Brazilian singer Tim Maia, from his childhood in Rio de Janeiro until his death at age 55, including his passage by the US, where he discovers a new style of music and is arrested for theft and drug possession.
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: singer, drugs, musician's life, historical figure, social problems, musician, historical character, lifestyle, celebrity, music, brazilian abroad, brazilian ...
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Life of Aleksis Kivi (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aleksis Kivi (1834-1872) was a Finnish author who wrote the first significant novel in the Finnish language, "Seven Brothers/Seitsemän veljestä". Although Kivi was among the very earliest authors of prose and lyrics in Finnish language, ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: student, creativity, friendship, class society, love interest, art, mental breakdown, university, mental institution, writers, money problems, politics ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s, 1850s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Black Butterflies (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Netherlands, South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Confronted by Apartheid and a father who was Minister of Censorship, Ingrid Jonker searched for a home, searched for love. With men like Jack Cope and André Brink she found much love, but no home. Later, in his first speech to the South African ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: apartheid, fighting the system, writer's life, downfall, lifestyle, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, society, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, suicide by drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: south africa, africa, paris france, europe
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32%
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Hannah Arendt (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, France, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Hannah Arendt is a portrait of the genius that shook the world with her discovery of “the banality of evil.” After she attends the Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s trial in Jerusalem, Arendt dares to write about the Holocaust in terms no one has ever ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, feminist film, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, court, strong female lead, war crime, society, journalism, legal action, legal, post war, nazi war criminal, nazi, strong female character ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: jerusalem, new york, israel, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
One Day in a Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: One Day in a Life is a 2008 Italian drama film directed by Stefano Tummolini. It entered the "Venice Days" section at the 65th Venice International Film Festival.
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: friendship, gay, beach, society, rich and poor, lifestyle, life, relationships, social relations, nude beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), sea ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Lou Andreas-Salomé, the woman who enraptured 19th century Europe’s greatest minds, recounts her life to Ernst Pfeiffer in this German film directed by Cordula Kablitz-Post. A published novelist, poet and essayist, Salomé’s desire to live a ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: psychiatry, female psychiatrist, psychiatrist, social problems, ambition, female protagonist, social relations, historical character, historical figure, high society, society, ambitious woman ...
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Three Sisters (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For her latest project, commissioned by Arte and starring members of the Comédie-Française, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (A Castle in Italy, Rendez-Vous 2014) shot an idiosyncratic, half-modernized adaptation of one of Chekhov’s greatest, most ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: three sisters, sister sister relationship, family relations, relationships, coping, dream, life, sister, male female relationship, sisters, family, brother sister relationship ...
Place: russia
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31%
The Herb of the Rat (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The names of the characters are pronouns. She is a teacher, with his father dead just three days ago. Faced with this situation, He intends to take care of her while He is alive. This is the beginning of an odd relationship.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couple relations, male female relationship, muse, care, relationships, lifestyle, skeleton, loneliness, mouse, female nudity, posing for a photograph ...
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30%
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Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, writer's life, lifestyle, novelist, family problems, romance, society, love triangle, couple relations, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: ireland, italy, europe, dublin ireland
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30%
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Maya Dardel (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An internationally respected poet announces she is going to kill herself and needs an heir and executor. Young writers drive up the mountain to compete for the position and are challenged intellectually, emotionally, and erotically.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: suicide, poet, loneliness, seductress, rivalry, female writer, writers, death, male female relationship, writer's life, contests and competitions, inheritance ...
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Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for storytelling but struggles to find his place in the world and gain the affection of the woman he adores. Interspersed throughout are brief ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, fairy tale, emotional ...
Plot: writer's life, prodigy, love affair, fall in love, family, rich and poor, princess, unrequited love, charles dickens, publisher, writers, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: copenhagen, denmark
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29%
Raoul Wallenberg Tragic Hero or Agent 103? (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 720 min.
Story: Raoul Wallenberg born 1912 Stockholm is send to Budapest 1944 July. His job is to save Jewish from Holocaust, his methods are non conventional. January 1945 arrested by Russians at Budapest Siege. Man who saved lives never returns home.
Style: captivating, avant garde, queer cinema
Plot: historical figure, saving a life, holocaust, arrested, salvation, life, truth, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest
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Polanski Unauthorized (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An unauthorized chronicle of the life of Roman Polanski.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: ambition, prodigy, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, lifestyle, filmmaking, celebrity culture, unfulfillment
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, usa
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28%
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world ...
Style: biblical, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: apostle, christian, jesus, miraculous event, love, belief, faith, rebellion, freedom, superstition, equality, religion ...
Time: 1st century, 1930s
Place: jerusalem, xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Creation Stories (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The true story of the rise and fall of Creation Records and its infamous founder Alan McGee; the man responsible for supplying the “Brit Pop” soundtrack to the ‘90s, a decade of cultural renaissance known as Cool Britannia. From humble ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating
Plot: musician's life, social relations, music, celebrity, record producer, producer, historical figure, historical character, rock music, recording studio, father hits son, father son conflict ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Wesley (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The year is 1732. John Wesley, an irritatingly self-righteous instructor at Oxford is offered the chance to go to the new colony of Georgia, where he hopes to preach to the Indians. John struggles with his failure and fears and is finally ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: christianity, missionary, american indian, tragic love, faith, male female relationship, love story, fall in love, indians, religion, indian tribe, relationship problems ...
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Untogether (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Once considered a teen prodigy, a recovering addict sobers up and tries to get her writing career back on track. She begins a relationship with a rising author known for his wartime memoirs.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: rock star, relationship problems, writers, older man younger woman relationship, musician, relationship vs career, male female relationship, writer's life, relationships, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, abstinence ...
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