Movies like Magnificat

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Magnificat (1993)
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Magnificat (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Magnificat is a 1993 Italian drama film directed by Pupi Avati. It was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival.
Plot: pregnancy, religion, death, nun, executioner, abbey, loss of father, execution
Time: middle ages

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and thought provoking films with plots about religion, death, execution, politics, priest, nudity (full frontal - brief) and society mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Magnificat: The Knights of the Quest (2001), Virgin Mary (1995), Devils of Monza (1987), Allegro Barbaro (1979), Gostanza da Libbiano (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Knights of the Quest (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1271, five young knights journey to Thebes in Greece to recover the Sacred Shroud and deliver it back to France and into the hands of the royal family.
Plot: friend, violence, friendship, battle, quest, medieval, battles, sword and shield, swashbuckler, knight, religion
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
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Virgin Mary (1995)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Croatia, Canada, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1981 in Medjugorje (BA), a group of kids claim that Virgin Mary appeared to them on a hill. The local priest believes them and spreads the word. Religious tourism blossoms. The communist government is concerned and arrests the priest.
Plot: miraculous event, ghost, communism, mountain, priest, execution, faith, religion, propaganda, nun, virgin mary
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Devils of Monza (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The young noble Don Monza is caught and thrown out by the nun Virginia de Leva when she catches him flirting with one of her nun sisters across the stone wall between their gardens. He hears the rumor that she'd have an affair with her trustee ...
Plot: nun, evil, evil nun, nudity (full frontal - brief), affair, convent, forbidden love, sex, murder, revenge, betrayal
Time: 1500s
Place: europe
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Allegro Barbaro (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Zsadányi flees from the authorities with his goddaughter, Bankós Mari, and they escape into the forest. The film then skips ahead thirty-fold years: Zsadány and Mari are now lovers, with the sound of war in the background halting their romance. ...
Plot: execution, politics, love, murder, class struggle
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Gostanza da Libbiano (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: trial, false confession, confession, religion, inquisition, witch, torture, rope, devil
Time: 16th century
Place: tuscany
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Luisa Sanfelice (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 200 min.
Story: An 18th-century true story about a rebel and his lover's attempt to overthrow the Italian monarchy.
Plot: death, mutiny, napoleonic wars, execution, italian history, unfaithful wife, empire fashion
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: italy, naples italy
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Janosik (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 163 min.
Story: This film is one of the most popular pictures of Slovak cinema and relates the story about the legendary folk hero and brigand Juro Jánošík [1688-1713] and the social situation in Slovakia of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The first part ...
Plot: execution, bandit, heroes, death, mountain, legendary hero
Time: 16th century
Place: slovakia
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49%
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Giant (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to see the tallest man on Earth, the siblings ...
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Plot: giant, older brother, father son relationship, death of father, death of brother, loss of brother, loss of father, tall man, death, brother brother relationship, spanish history, burglar ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: basque country
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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, thought provoking, touching, serious, contemplative
Plot: school, countryside, farm, peasant, village, clergy, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children, master and servant, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 20th century, 90s, turn of the century ...
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, socialism, ambition, society, war ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
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February 15, 1839 (2001)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1839, months after the British army has repressed the insurrection of the Patriots, hundreds of rebels rot in prison. The morning of February 14, Marie-Thomas Chevalier De Lorimier and Charles Hindelang learn that they will be hung in 24 hours, ...
Plot: death sentence, prison, execution
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: quebec
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At the Beginning of Glorious Days (1980)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Late 17th century. With no access to the sea, Russia suffers great losses in foreign trade. Peter tries to capture the Turkish fortress of Azov, but with no success: he can win only if he has a fleet. Peter’s ukases provoke the Boyars’ ...
Plot: decapitation, execution, mutiny, czar, imperial russia
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
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New World (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the end of the 16th century, as the Spanish conquerors strive to subdue the New World, they confront another problem of equal magnitude: the evangelization of the natives, who are people of deep religious beliefs and refuse to understand nor ...
Plot: native american, virgin mary, controversy, painting, religion, catholicism, mexican, virgin
Time: 16th century
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Il Primo Re (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two brothers, Romulus and Remus, will have to rely on each other to survive in a hostile world. The city of Rome, one of the greatest empires in history, will be born from their deeds and bloody battles.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, exciting
Plot: king, mythology, roman, twin brother, ancient rome, fratricide, religion, flood, journey, historical event, friendship, sacrifice ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, gloomy, stylized, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, prince, family relations, politics, opportunist, civil war, nobility, family life, introspection, political unrest, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, naples italy, palermo italy ...
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The Second Circle (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.
Plot: death, snow, coffin, loss of father
Place: russia
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Return to Aztlán (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When King Motecuzoma dies in 1468, a drought sets upon the Mexicas' land. The younger Motecuzoma sends a retinue to collect tributes from the peasants and make an offering to Coatlicue at Aztlán, the home of their ancestors. The peasant Ollin ...
Plot: drought, pyramid, mexican, native american, mythology, quest, goddess, religion, aztec
Time: 15th century
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Walking, Walking (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Italian maestro Ermanno Olmi tells the tale of the journey of the Magi in this lyrical odyssey. The film focuses on a wise man who interprets his sighting of a comet streaking through the sky as a spiritual message. Joined by two associates, ...
Style: fairy tale, allegory
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes, otherwise known as Vlad the Impaler and Dracula, fights the Ottoman Turks on the battlefield and the Hungarian Boyars in his court.
Plot: turk, justice, robbery, execution
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: ottoman empire, romania
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In the Name of the Pope King (1977)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1867, with Garibaldi's forces close to bringing Rome into the Italian kingdom, Monsignor Colombo da Priverno, a world-weary judge on the papal court, wants to resign, disgusted by the violence to which the papacy resorts to hold secular ...
Plot: illicit affair, rebellious youth, authoritarianism, imprisonment, coughing, bishop, bible quote, bombing, catholic, nobility, rebel, catholic church ...
Time: 1860s
Place: rome italy, italy
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Blame it on Fidel (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, radical, family life, political unrest, family problems, hopes, state affairs, immigrants, journalism, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cuba, chile ...
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Salem Witch Trials (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The film recounts the sobering tale of how 19 innocent lives were taken in a community experiencing paranoid hysteria regarding the suspected - but unproved - presence of the occult in the small New England town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: witch hunt, false accusation, puritan, society, religions or cults, politics, legal, social decay, courtroom drama, americana, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: massachusetts, usa
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Oh! The Nomugi Pass (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The story of the silk industry and the young girls who worked as silk spinners in the early 1900s in Japan. The silk mills were located in Okaya which lies just beyond the Nomugi Pass. The women and girls worked in a hot, humid atmosphere without ...
Plot: pregnancy, teenage sex, sexual harassment, snow, mountain, unplanned pregnancy, teenage girl, leaving home, factory, silk, abusive boss
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Lady Inger of Ostrat (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This historical drama is based on a play by Henrik Ibsen and set in the year 1528. The central figure in the low-keyed story is a Norwegian noblewoman who is seeking to bring independence to that country despite the involved political intrigues of ...
Plot: royalty, rivals, rival, king, intrigue, aristocrat, religion, politics
Time: 1500s
Place: scandinavia, norway
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Brothers and Sisters (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After twenty years of marriage, Gloria discovers that her husband has been cheating on her. It' a terrible trauma and she decides to stay with her sister in USA in St. Louis. She takes with her Matteo and Francesco, her two sons. Matteo wastes ...
Plot: masturbation, wedding, coming of age, family relations, urban setting, teenager, factory, taxi, nurse, boxing, adultery, film within a film ...
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Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: injustice, rebellion, folk hero, vengeance, rebelliousness, revolution, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, society, social differences, price of justice, murder ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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Private Vices, Public Virtues (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The son of Emperor Franz Josef of Austria, Crown Prince Rudolf, is believed to have shot his female lover and himself in a tragic suicide pact in 1882 in Mayerling. Due to Imperial cover-ups, the full story may never be known. This story has been ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: repression, assassination, mate swapping, couple relations, tragic hero, state affairs, estate, politics, unfulfillment, royal family, dishonesty, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, austria, central europe
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One Nation, One King (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Un peuple et son roi crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the ...
Style: realistic, factual, tense, captivating
Plot: french revolution, king of france, french history, politics, martial law, arrest, execution, interrogation, poverty, feminism, female nudity, tree ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles
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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: drink, small town, railway station, friendship, political activist, publishing, secret police, russian history, czar, death, friend, death of father ...
Place: siberia, ussr, russia
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The Innocents (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: world war two, abbess, lie, camera, secret, ceremony, interracial relations, mother son relationship, chastity, abandoned baby, syphilis, female director ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, year 1945
Place: poland
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