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The Youth Years of Karl Marx (1980)
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The Youth Years of Karl Marx (1980)
Original name: Карл Маркс. Молодые годы
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 455 min.
TV show
Plot: youth, communism, marxism

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Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison is a 1977 Italian drama directed by Lino Del Fra.
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