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Marketa Lazarov? (1967)
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Marketa Lazarov? (1967)
Original name: Marketa Lazarová
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Mikolás and his brother Adam rob travelers for their tyrannical father Kozlík. During one of their "jobs" they end up with a young German hostage whose father escapes to return news of the kidnapping and robbery to the King. Kozlik prepares for the wrath of the King, and sends Mikolás to pressure his neighbor Lazar to join him in war. Persuasion fails, and in vengeance Mikolás abducts Lazar's daughter Marketa, just as she was about to join a convent. The King, meantime, dispatches an army and the religious Lazar will be called upon to join hands against Kozlik. Stripped-down, surreal, and relentlessly grimy account of the shift from Paganism to Christianity.
Style: atmospheric, epic, gloomy, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: brother sister incest, adventure, crimes, vengeance, rapist, romance, kidnapping, religions or cults, graphic violence, danger, rivalry, woman in danger, inadvertently, wolf, dog, horse, knight, bandit, village, thief, forest, winter, female nudity, kidnap, abduction ...
Time: middle ages
Place: czech republic, central europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and epic films with plots about rivalry, love and romance, romance, state affairs, dishonesty, vengeance and society mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Marketa Lazarov?: Valley of the Bees (1968), Witchhammer (1970), The War Lord (1965), Tears for Sale (2008), Letters of a Portuguese Nun (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Valley of the Bees (1968)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ondrej, a young boy who loves bees and bats, is introduced to his new mother, a woman much younger than his father. Her brings her a bowl of flower petals which she starts to throw in the air and then gives out a shriek, as she discovers several ...
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Plot: state affairs, love and romance, clergy, society, romance, heroes, couples, family relations, friends, cause and meaning, religions or cults, introspection ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
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Witchhammer (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
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Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: czech republic, europe, central europe
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The War Lord (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke's authority in the face of the barbarians at the border and is making progress until he ...
Style: captivating, sincere, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tears for Sale (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Serbia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Story of two sisters that grew up in a small Serbian village in the beginning of the 1930s. The village is torn up by wars and years long blood oath. There are no men left in the village. Our heroines, Ognjenka and Mala Boginja decide to go to the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, enigmatic, light, realistic ...
Plot: village, obsessive quest, romance, escapades, siblings relations, sex scene, drinking alcohol, female nudity, drinking, looking for love, rivalry, danger ...
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Letters of a Portuguese Nun (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An actress is about to play the part of Mariana Alcoforado, a young nun from the convent of Beja who was writing five letters to her French lover, the officer De Chamilly. The actress, being the perfect embodiment of Mariana, will drive us to a ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal
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Pope Joan (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, Italy, Spain
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A 9th century woman of English extraction born in the German city of Ingelheim disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: impossible love, ambition, clergy, woman dressed as man, healing power, monk, cross dressing, monastery, rise to the top, hidden identity, idealism, rivalry ...
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: saga, captivating, exciting, serious, tense ...
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Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: europe, denmark, scandinavia
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Yugoslavia
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: sexual, realistic, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: nun, celibacy, convent, pregnancy, medieval, theology, fall in love, love and romance, power relations, tragic love, religions or cults, couples ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic
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Country: UK, France, Italy, Austria
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 705
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