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At Full Gallop (1996)
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At Full Gallop (1996)
Original name: Cwal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zanussi has described the film as his most autobiographical work. A young boy in post-World War II, Communist-dominated Poland, whose father's decision to remain in Britain after the war has made his family politically-suspect with the local Party authorities, is sent by his mother to stay with an "aunt" (in reality an old family friend) in Warsaw.
Plot: school, horse, josef stalin, twins, friendship, politics, family relations, sister sister relationship, lie, communism, communist, horse riding, father son relationship, liar, government, horseman, autobiography, equestrian, aunt nephew relationship, bourgeoisie, canoe, friend, absent father, secret police, stalinism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ussr, poland, denmark, warsaw poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about politics, friendship, father son relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, communism and friend mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like At Full Gallop: Camouflage (1977), Shivers (1981), Mother (1990), The Elementary School (1991), Spiral (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Camouflage (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of students are spending the summer vacation at a university camp studying the science of linguistics. One of the camp directors, Jaroslaw, is a young professor who prefers the straightforward, intimate approach to students. He is opposed in ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: intrigue, manipulation, satire, summer camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), teachers and students, manipulations, society, politics, contests and competitions, dishonesty, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, europe, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 357
Shivers (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in the early 1950's, during the Stalin's Personality Cult. The story opens in a provincial town. Tomek's father, a former member of the Home Army is arrested so the mother is left with the task of raising two kids alone. The ...
Plot: communism, suicide, father son relationship, teenager, sex, children, police, death of boy, brother sister relationship, limp, teenage girl, propaganda ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.0
 133
Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, which is very faithful to the 1907 novel The Mother by the celebrated Marxist writer Maxim Gorky ...
Plot: assassin, socialist, protest march, communism, murder of mother, russian soldier, death of husband, demonstration, father son relationship, suicide, jail, informant ...
Place: russia, siberia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Elementary School (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The time is 1945-46. 10 year old Eda and his friend Tonda live in a small village outside Prague. In school, their class is so wild and indisciplined that their teacher quits and is replaced by the militant Igor Hnidzo. He is very strict - but also ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, sincere, touching ...
Plot: friendship, world war two, school, teacher, self discovery, politics, society, youth, friends, family relations, power relations, village ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1946
Place: europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Weekend Stories: A Woman's Business (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A woman whose passport was denied under the previous Communist regime by a vindictive party secretary is given a chance to confront the woman and take revenge.
Plot: university student, businesswoman, politics, break up, invitation, handcuffs, reunion, forgiveness, depression, communist, polish history, breakup ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Spiral (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In what appears to be an inexplicable incident, a man drives up to a resort hotel in midwinter, throws away his car keys, enters, and proceeds to agitate everyone he meets with his urgency -- a message he is somehow unable to communicate. Then he ...
Plot: depression, fear of death, hopelessness, morgue, lecture, suicide, hospital, mountain, death, male female relationship, jumping through a window, climbing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Kontrakt (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bearing traces of the old Anton Chekhov play The Wedding, The Contract is set during an "arranged" ceremony. The bride and groom barely know each other, but this matters not at all to their tradition-bound families. At the last minute, the ...
Plot: snow, doctor, exhibitionist, sauna, sex, wedding, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), party
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film, satirical, political comedy
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, parody, satire, dictator ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1949, year 1964, year 1953 ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, atmospheric, touching, realistic ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, american, love, love affair, human spirit, redemption, tragic love, village, military, love and romance ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1964, year 1946
Place: poland, europe, berlin germany, warsaw poland, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Constant Factor (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The main character in this effective, convincing drama is Witold (Tadeusz Bradecki) who is high in what later would be termed the "emotional quotient" or the ability to bounce back from adverse, tragic circumstances. Witold has been ...
Plot: death of mother, father son relationship, illness, fired from the job, dying, corruption, death of father, death, mountaineer, frame up, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Squint Your Eyes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a spirited ten-year-old girl who has run away from her proudly affluent parents in town and finds grudging refuge with the slightly slovenly caretaker of an abandoned farm, an ex-teacher.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, touching, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: farm, countryside, family problems, friendship, school, human nature, odd couple, youth, on the run, life is a bitch, family relations, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hostage (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tragicomic family film about the world of children heroes - particularly the son of a local communist officer and his friend, a little hostage of the regime, whose parents emigrated to the West, few years before "Prague Spring" and the ...
Plot: school, communism, grandmother grandson relationship, cold war era, grandfather grandson relationship, christmas, boy
Time: year 1967, 1960s, year 1968, 60s
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Behind The Wall (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Jan is a young assistant professor in chemistry and a workaholic, Anna is an unsuccessful science writer who turns to Jan for advice and human compassion, but Jan, absorbed with his career, remains immune to Anna's clumsy efforts to pierce his ...
Plot: writers, workaholic, chemistry, professor, suicide attempt, loneliness, scientist, confusion, research, promotion, stranger, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.9
 71
Wielki bieg (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in 1952, the story follows events around the "Peace Run", a propaganda 3-day marathon for peace. The winner is to be presented with a new motorcycle by the country's president. Chief organizer is a ruthless manipulator who will ...
Plot: stalinism, communist propaganda, communism, race, shower, male nudity, president, political activist, letter
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Walesa: Man of Hope (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: How was it possible that a single man influenced contemporary world so significantly? This film is an attempt to capture the phenomenon of a common man’s metamorphosis into a charismatic leader — an attempt to see how a Gdansk shipyard ...
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, fighting the system, politics, leadership, rivalry, ambition, rebelliousness, idealism, disorder, righting the wronged, against the odds ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 768
Beeswax (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A marvelous new film from Andrew Bujalski, one of the brightest stars in indie film, Beeswax revolves around the personal and professional entanglements of twin sisters Jeannie and Lauren – played by extraordinary newcomers Tilly and Maggie ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: twins, family relations, disability, love affair, rivalry, legal action, legal, sister sister relationship, friendship, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, kenya, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3K
Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, contemplative
Plot: strike, working class, dishonesty, rebellion, fighting the system, rebelliousness, political corruption, workplace situations, idealism, against the odds, political unrest, society ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Maids of Wilko (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in the late '20s. A thirtyish young man, who heads a small factory, faints at the funeral of a close friend. He decides to go home to his aunt and uncle for a while, but gets involved with a family of five women who had been in love with ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, uncle nephew relationship, hopes, immortality, farm, childhood friend, birthday, friendship, jealousy, death, children, passion ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Khrustalyov, My Car! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Military doctor General Klenski is arrested in Stalin's Russia in 1953 during an anti-Semitic political campaign accused of being a participant in so-called "doctors' plot".
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: train, hospital, kgb, injustice, downfall, head of state, gang, politics, on the run, state affairs, riddles and clues, twins ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.9
 10K
Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, dark humor, thought provoking, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, satire, josef stalin, paranoia, politics, dishonesty, amateur detective, state affairs, social relations, society, political unrest, false accusation ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Father's Bike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grandfather's wife unexpectedly leaves him for another man and this sparks a series of events. His son and grandson arrive from abroad and set of for a journey to find a woman dear to each of them.
Style: humorous, emotional, road movie, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, aging, parents and children, on the road, family problems, musician's life, father son relationship, musician, teenager, road trip, bittersweet, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: realistic, touching, thought provoking, serious, contemplative
Plot: school, countryside, village, peasant, farm, family life, parents and children, life is a bitch, clergy, family relations, family problems, social differences ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 1890s ...
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Photograph (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young Greek man goes to Paris seeking help from a solitary and almost misanthropic distant relative who works as a furrier. With him, he takes nothing from his homeland but a photograph of a woman that he finds on the pavement. A misunderstanding ...
Plot: family relations, pursuit, male female relationship, friendship, communist, death of friend, photograph, singer, lie, unrequited love, liar, immigrants ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin ...
Style: touching, stylized, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, politics, communism, totalitarianism, betrayal, russian history, repression, symbolism, family relations, friendship, colonel, war ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: russia, ussr, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
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All inclusive (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband cheated on her, Lise and her two daughters Ditte and Sigrid decides to go on vacation to Malta. The two sisters are very different and tries to cheer the mother up in very different ways. All inclusive is a movie ...
Style: emotional, captivating, humorous, psychological
Plot: vacation, parent child relationship, divorce, hotel, mother daughter relationship, infidelity, sister sister relationship, love, family relations, friendship, female director, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Silent Revolution (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's 1956. During a visit to a cinema in West Berlin, East German high school pupils Theo and Kurt see disturbing newsreel footage of the uprising in Budapest. Back in Stalinstadt, one of the GDR’s flagship workers’ settlements, they have ...
Plot: classroom, police station, freedom of speech, free speech, high school, high school student, homosexual, cold war era, border crossing, church, learning the truth, minister ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1956
Place: east germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Man of Marble (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Man of Marble is a Polish film about a student making a film about a bricklayer who was once idolized. She interviews people who knew him and finds old footage that lead to an unfolding mystery that causes her producer to cancel the project.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, meditative, compassionate ...
Plot: heroes, working class, friendship, politics, eviction, injustice, testimony, pregnancy, idealism, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, communism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 1950s
Place: poland, europe, tokyo, japan, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Der verlorene Bruder (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy feels neglected by his parents because they grieve for his older brother, who went missing in the aftermath of the second world war.
Plot: missing brother, loss of son, family relations, school bully, butcher shop, guilty conscience, burning money, post world war two, red cross, blood test, traumatic experience, escape ...
Time: 50s
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34%
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Paper Birds (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jorge and Enrique are two artist in the post Spanish Civil War times that adopt an orphan child called Miguel. With a varieté company that travel around the country, Jorge and Enrique see the horrors left by the war meanwhile the Republic Army ...
Style: humorous, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: performer's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, life is a bitch, orphan, society, spanish civil war, rivalry, friendship, coming of age, youth, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas alone. Manescu, the history teacher, tries to keep up with ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: politics, friendship, state affairs, elderly, communism, holiday, dictatorship, retired, small town, husband wife relationship, satire, anniversary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania, bucharest, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%