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Franz + Polina (2006)
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Franz + Polina (2006)
Original name: Франц + Полина
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A sad story of love between German soldier Franz and Russian girl Polina.
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, suspense
Plot: ss, world war two, deserter, german soldier, occupation, military, war, forbidden love, soldier, male female relationship, tragic love, wartime, love affair, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wartime life, love story, false identity

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Suite Française (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
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Duration: 107 min.
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Firebird (2021)
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Country: Estonia, UK
Duration: 107 min.
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At War for Love (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's 1943 and World War II is raging in Europe. In New York, Arturo and Flora the daughter of a restaurant owner are in love, but she is promised in marriage to the son of a Mafia boss. There is a way around this, but to be able to marry Flora, ...
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The Invention of the Curried Sausage (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: World War II is grinding to a close, and middle-aged Lena Bruecker (Barbara Sukowa) is caught in the fallout of Germany's crushing defeat. Her husband is missing in action on the Eastern Front, her children are all grown and out of touch with ...
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Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
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Duration: 97 min.
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Duration: 91 min.
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Duration: 93 min.
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4 Days in May (2011)
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Warriors Five (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
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Time: 20th century, 1940s
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Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.
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Country: UK, USA, West Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Duration: 95 min.
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Place: france, europe
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way the two soon become firm friends and ...
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Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 98 min.
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21%
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
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Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944 ...
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April 9th (2015)
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Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1940
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21%
A Soldier's Tale (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
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21%
Sword of Honour (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 208 min.
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21%
Metamorphosis (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.4
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Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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 ⇓
20%