Movies Most Similar to the Music Lovers (1971)

Watch these movies if you like The Music Lovers (1971).

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Salome's Last Dance (1988)

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Stratford Johns, Nickolas Grace, Douglas Hodge
Duration: 1h 29mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Wilde (Nickolas Grace) and his lover Lord Alfred Douglas (Douglas Hodge) arrive late on Guy Fawkes Day in 1892 at their friend's brothel, where they are treated to a surprise staging of Wilde's play, public performances of which have just been banned in England by the Lord Chamberlain's office.
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Bride of the Wind (2001)

Starring: Sarah Wynter, Vincent Perez, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Verhoeven
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Bride of the Wind is a 2001 period drama directed by Academy Award-nominee Bruce Beresford and written by first-time screenwriter Marilyn Levy.
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Impromptu (1991)

Starring: Judy Davis, Hugh Grant, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Music

Since getting divorced, Baroness Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, previously Baroness Dudevant, the successful and notorious writer of sensational romance novels now living under the pseudonym George Sand, in Paris, has been in the habit of dressing like a man.
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The Romantic Englishwoman (1975)

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Michael Caine, Helmut Berger, Michael Lonsdale
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Elizabeth, bored wife of a successful pulp writer in England, leaves husband and child and runs away to the German town of Baden-Baden.
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Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

Starring: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Drama

Set in London, the film tells the story of a middle-aged gay Jewish doctor, Daniel Hirsh (Peter Finch), and a divorced woman in her mid-30s, Alex Greville (Glenda Jackson), who are both involved in an open love triangle with sculptor Bob Elkin (Murray Head), a younger man in his mid-20s.
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Telstar: the Joe Meek Story (2008)

Starring: Con O'Neill, Kevin Spacey, Pam Ferris, JJ Feild
Duration: 1h 59mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

The film tells the story of record producer Joe Meek, the songwriter-producer behind the 1960s hits "Have I the Right?", "Just Like Eddie" and "Johnny Remember Me".
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Copying Beethoven (2006)

Starring: Ed Harris, Diane Kruger, Matthew Goode, Ralph Riach
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

It is 1824 as Beethoven (Ed Harris) is finishing his Ninth Symphony. He is plagued by deafness, loneliness and personal trauma.
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Total Eclipse (1995)

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, David Thewlis, Romane Bohringer, Dominique Blanc
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Romance

The older Paul Verlaine meets Arthur Rimbaud's sister, Isabelle, in a café in Paris.
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Immortal Beloved (1994)

Starring: Gary Oldman, Jeroen Krabbé, Isabella Rossellini, Johanna ter Steege
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

When Ludwig van Beethoven dies, his assistant and close friend Schindler deals with his last will and testament.
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Lisztomania (1975)

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas, Ringo Starr
Duration: 1h 43mins
Genres: Biography, Comedy, Music

Lisztomania is a 1975 musical film written and directed by Ken Russell about the nineteenth century composer Franz Liszt.
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Carrington (1995)

Starring: Emma Thompson, Jonathan Pryce, Steven Waddington, Samuel West
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Romance

The film, starring Emma Thompson in the title role, focuses on her unusual relationship with the author Lytton Strachey, played by Jonathan Pryce, as well as with other members of the Bloomsbury Group.
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Mahler (1974)

Starring: Robert Powell, Georgina Hale, Lee Montague, Miriam Karlin
Duration: 1h 55mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

After a spectacular prelude, the film begins on a train journey with Gustav Mahler (Robert Powell) and his wife Alma (Georgina Hale) confronting their failing marriage.
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The Invisible Woman (2013)

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Hollander
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1857, Eighteen-year-old English actress Ellen "Nelly" Ternan (Felicity Jones) is noticed by the forty-five-year-old Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes) while she is performing at London's Haymarket Theatre.
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Hilary and Jackie (1998)

Starring: Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, David Morrissey
Duration: 2h 1mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

In 1960s London, sisters Hilary and Jacqueline "Jackie" du Pré both pursue musical professions after being instructed throughout their childhoods in music by their mother; the flute for Hilary, and the cello for Jackie.
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Nora (2000)

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Susan Lynch, Andrew Scott, Vinnie McCabe
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Biography, Drama

Dublin, 1904. Walking down Dublin's Nassau Street, James Joyce meets Nora Barnacle, a young and attractive woman from Galway.
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Summer in February (2013)

Starring: Dominic Cooper, Emily Browning, Dan Stevens, Jane Cussons
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Romance

Set in Cornwall in 1913, Bohemian artists Alfred Munnings (known as AJ), Laura Knight and Harold Knight make up the Lamorna Group.
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Blue (1993)

Genres: Biography, Drama

Blue is a 1993 drama film directed by Derek Jarman. It is his final feature film, released four months before his death from AIDS-related complications.
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Farinelli (1994)

Starring: Stefano Dionisi, Enrico Lo Verso, Elsa Zylberstein, Caroline Cellier
Duration: 1h 51mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

The prologue begins with Carlo Broschi, the famous castrato Farinelli, reminiscing about his childhood as a singer in the church choir.
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Effie Gray (2014)

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge, Emma Thompson
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Romance

In a pre-credit sequence Effie Gray is seen walking through a garden speaking about a fairy story in which a girl married a man with wicked parents.
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Jimi: All Is by My Side (2013)

Starring: André Benjamin, Hayley Atwell, Imogen Poots, Ruth Negga
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, Music

Jimi: All Is by My Side is a 2013 internationally co-produced biographical drama film about Jimi Hendrix, written and directed by John Ridley.
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