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C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
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C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, satirical, factual, realistic, absurd, offbeat, biting, brutal ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, slavery, civil war, politics, alternate reality, head of state, runaway, jewish, assassination, war, journalism, alternate universe, british, jews, pornography, brutality, political, revolution, censorship, stereotypes, interracial relations, farce, parody, courage ...
Time: 1930s
Place: canada, latin america, england, montreal, medical school, mexico, japan ...
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, dramatic and interesting films with plots about dialogue, culture clash, catastrophe, mentor, politics, storytelling and runaway mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America: Bamboozled (2000), Lincoln (2012), Wag the Dog (1997), Bulworth (1998), The Americanization of Emily (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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