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Jamilya (1969)
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Jamilya (1969)
Original name: Джамиля
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The film is based on the story of the same name by Soviet writer Chinghiz Aitmatov. It is set in a remote Kirghiz village during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). A young wife of a soldier, Djamilya, fell in love with Daniar, a wounded war veteran living in her village. Daniar reciprocates her feelings. But suddenly Djamilya receives a letter from her husband with the news of his forthcoming return from the hospital. This forces the lovers to make a final decision. Years later, their young friend, Seid, who was a witness to their beautiful, albeit uneasy, love, reminisces about this wonderful couple…
Plot: love, world war two, mountain, love triangle, autobiography, engagement, eastern, soviet, female director, horse, village, friendship, soldier, teenage girl, best friend, farm, boy, fall in love, marriage, artist, teenage boy, courage, farming, commune, russian soldier ...
Place: russia, eastern europe

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The Land Girls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, countryside, friendship, hopes, fall in love, farm, war, romance, working class, society, soldier, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain, pearl harbor ...
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An Unusual Exhibition (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sculptor who loves his creative life has difficulty adjusting to conformity, bureaucracy and comprise.
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: mountain, swimming, fireworks, stone, statue, post war, wounded soldier, military officer, wound, grave, night, argument ...
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Morning Bells (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: fall in love, getting home, bullying, love triangle, library, marriage, rain, love, boy meets girl, new teacher, teacher, tradition ...
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Postcard (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Toward the end of World War II, middle-aged soldier Keita is entrusted with a postcard from a comrade who is sure he will die in battle. After the war ends, Keita visits his comrade's wife Yuko and bears witness to the tragic life she has led. ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: love, world war two, widow, suicide, life is a bitch, fall in love, soldier, passionate kiss, suicide attempt, exotic dancer, letter
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Inheritance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
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Plot: female director, money, deportation, inheritance, husband wife relationship, marriage, love, male female relationship, infertility, infidelity, jewish, father son relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1936, 1930s
Place: hungary
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A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 106 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, atmospheric, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, american, love, tragic love, love affair, redemption, human spirit, religions or cults, village, unfulfillment, military ...
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The Birthday (1980)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 110 min.
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Plot: falling in love, friendship, romanian, unwed mother, dormitory, hostel, friend, marriage, love, factory worker, love triangle, male female relationship ...
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Sentimental Romance (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Near the close of the Russian Civil War, in 1923, a young man begins studying journalism at a worker newspaper and has a series of romantic adventures which cause him to mature swiftly. He rescues a beautiful girl from an abusive family situation, ...
Plot: death, innocence, death of father, friendship, newspaper, love triangle, teenage crush, writing, murder of father, death of husband, street life, family relations ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Girl from the Mountains (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The relationship between a boy and a girl shortly after the start of the war and the arrival of the Germans. He goes to Chetniks, and there he disappears without a trace, and she ,after much torture and solitude, begins to search for him not ...
Plot: mountain, world war two, execution, mass murder, german, attack, blood, fear, traitor, partisan, girl, river ...
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Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
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Genre: Romance, War, Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, dramatic, visually appealing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.7
 109
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Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Romance, War, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
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