Movies like I See the Sun

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I See the Sun (1965)
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I See the Sun (1965)
Original name: Me vkhedav mzes
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Georgia during WWII Zurikela, an orphan boy, meets Khatia, a blind girl, and vows to help her to see again.
Plot: female director, village, fight, world war two, death, soldier, happiness, orphan, jealousy, surgery, russian, best friend, knife, hopes, mentally challenged, victory, murder, blindness, aunt, eyesight, countryside, blind girl, wounded soldier, boy

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Most similar movies to I See the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and touching films with plots about world war two, death, soldier, village, murder, nazi and great patriotic war mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like I See the Sun: Elysium (1987), Sokol Did Not Love Him (1988), Wild Wind (1985), The Feast (1967), Jamilya (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 39
Elysium (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Film about the Holocaust. A Jewish family is allowed to keep the flat they have always lived in and to live a relatively normal life. One day their 10-year old son disappears. He has been sent to a deportation camp which seems like paradise except ...
Plot: world war two, female director, jewish, death of child, medical experiment, nazi, children, boy, concentration camp
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sokol Did Not Love Him (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story begins in a small rural village in Ladimirevci, Eastern Croatia in 1943, where a land owner Sima is helping the Partisan Movement and the official Ustasha regime in order to save the life of his son Beneš, who is enlisted in the German ...
Plot: landowner, world war two, house, priest, hiding, attic, cemetery, court martial, german, partisan, fight, camp ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, croatia, balkan, former yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.6
 106
Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: partisan, world war two, river, nazi, hanged man, explosion, nudity (full frontal - brief), battles, traitor, bridge, machine gun, mill ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.3
 133
The Feast (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a Serbian village on Christmas Day in 1943, the Chetniks accept two downed American pilots and give them hospitality. However, finding out that the Germans are looking for pilots, the Chetniks change their attitude towards them.
Plot: snow, blood, parachute, hill, death, murder, tragic event, escape, world war two, knife, banquet, american ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 7.5
 250
Jamilya (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The film is based on the story of the same name by Soviet writer Chinghiz Aitmatov. It is set in a remote Kirghiz village during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). A young wife of a soldier, Djamilya, fell in love with Daniar, a wounded war ...
Plot: mountain, engagement, autobiography, eastern, love triangle, love, world war two, soviet, female director, farm hand, fall in love, farm ...
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
One-Two, Soldiers Were Going... (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The families of 18 soldiers who heroically died in 1944 are meeting at the place of the squad last battle.
Style: atmospheric, compassionate, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: world war two, parents and children, death, family, murder, danger, storytelling, soviet soldier, killed in action, uniform, russian soldier, great patriotic war
Time: year 1944, year 1974
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.4
 37
Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Beginning in 1943. year. The tragic story of the prisoners... partisans and others who were found in a prison in Montenegro at the time when the Chetniks and the occupiers at all costs they want to crush the uprising in Yugoslavia.
Plot: wedding, murder, battle, escape, struggle, death, partisan, tank, prisoner, girl, prison, river ...
Time: year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.5
 57
The Trek (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A story of a farmer and his calf, the only survivors of the German WW2 punitive expeditions that passed through their village. While evading before the dangers of war, the farmer develops a deep attachment to his calf and tries to save it at all ...
Plot: world war two, farmer, calf, blood, cattle, escape, ss, enemy, village, fight, shooting, hell ...
Time: year 1943
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions. - from IMDB
Plot: world war two, french army, french soldier, french military, uniform, sand, shore, car accident, beach, soldier, steel helmet
Time: year 1940
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 32
Hideouts (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this well-photographed and sometimes confusing wartime drama, an Austrian village experiences the tragedy of war on several different levels. Within one family, the younger son is jealous of the praise his father gives to a Polish POW who is ...
Plot: french, betrayal, tragic event, farmer, german army, brother brother relationship, death of brother, gestapo, prisoner, teenage boy, deserter, winter ...
Time: 1940s
Place: alps, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 8.3
 8K
The Ascent (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, betrayal, village, partisan, graphic violence, atrocity, death sentence, wartime life, captivity, war, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Under the North Star II (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Akseli Koskela returns from prison and tries to learn living again. He's not allowed to take part in politics anymore, but he sees a lot of injustice around him. He raises a family with his wife Elina while another war is around the corner...
Style: suspense, family saga, touching, psychological, epic ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, soldier, communism, countryside, village life, male female relationship, village, communist, working class, lower class, grudge ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 695
Red Cherry (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this horrifying tale follows two orphaned friends as they struggle to survive during World War II.
Style: touching, bleak, serious, saga, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, summer camp, monastery, school, world war two, boarding school life, wartime life, innocence lost, anti war, teaching the ways of the world, society, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1941
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Father of a Soldier (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, military, death of son, soldier, dead son, fatherhood, wound, world war two, red army, eastern front, frontline ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, caucasus, georgia (former ussr), berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Poetic journey through the shards and shadows of one boy’s war-ravaged youth.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, meditative, psychological ...
Plot: orphan, war, anti war, world war two, man boy relationship, great patriotic war, heroes, youth, red army, battles, german, child execution ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, berlin germany, ussr, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: exciting, touching, disturbing, sincere, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, tank, death, world war two, military life, eastern front, wartime life, german soldier, soldier, danger, battlefield, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Fortress on Wheels (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A story about an armored train number 56 and his actions during WWII.
Plot: captain, tank, nazi soldier, military uniform, red army, russian soldier, world war two, train, commander, soldier, exploitation, enemy ...
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Trap for the General (1971)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Immediately after the war, OZNA insert an outstanding intelligence agent to catch the General Draza Mihajlovic.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, trap, world war two, blood, murder, mountain, river, drinking, bridge, spy, manhunt, traitor ...
Time: year 1945
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Then I Sentenced Them All to Death (1972)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young boy is adopted by a priest and his wife during the Nazi occupation of Romania during the Second World War. He befriends the village idiot, who's despised by everyone else. When a German is killed in the last days of the war, the ...
Plot: murder, wehrmacht, tank, gun, reprisal, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Carriage to Vienna (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A WW2 story of a young Austrian soldier running from the Russian army and a woman whom he forces to come along in order to save his wounded mate.
Style: dark
Plot: shooting, forest, knife, widow, tree, weapons, woman, wound, burial, cart, wounded, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Alive and the Dead (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A Russian war correspondent is drafted into the war and finds himself in the middle of battle. When he loses his party card, however, he is treated as a deserter until he finds help from a kind man. This Soviet war feature was considerably outspoken ...
Style: epic
Plot: great patriotic war, russian soldier, cold weather, uniform, war correspondent, soviet army, military uniform, world war two, tank, bombing, soldier, frontline ...
Time: year 1941
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Man from the Oak Forest (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An ex-servant becomes a lonely Shepard, killer hidden in the mountain woods during wartime. Under disguise of a black marketeer, a woman from the town maintains steady connection between the town and mountain, and organizes a resistance movement. ...
Style: epic
Plot: forest, resistance, world war two, mountain, criminal, outlaw, crazy, bell, terror, tragic event, death, night ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Last Grenade (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: British mercenaries (Stanley Baker, Alex Cord) finish their Congo feud in Hong Kong, with a woman (Honor Blackman) caught in the middle.
Plot: revenge, betrayal, grenade, soldier, mercenary, murder, abrupt ending
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.8
 87
Chaco (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Argentina, Bolivia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In 1934, Bolivia is at war with Paraguay. Liborio and Ticona and other Bolivian indigenous soldiers are lost in the hell of the Chaco, under the commandment of German Captain Kundt. They're looking for the Paraguayan enemy that they ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, intense
Plot: murder, military, death, brutality, soldier, wartime life, wartime, battles, military life, patriotism, danger, explosions ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.6
 29
Escapes (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Political prisoners imprisoned in Yugoslavia will try to escape from prison by digging a channel under the ground and join the partisans.
Plot: world war two, sick, hunger, escape, prisoner, girl, prison, rain, cold, traitor, fight, excavation ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
They Fought for Their Country (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Russian army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating Russian troops cross the bridge. While they move back to the Russian territory through the ...
Style: heroic, suspenseful, tense, rough, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: red army, russian soldier, world war two, heroism, life & death, camaraderie, war, soldier, eastern front, patriotism, military uniform, steel helmet ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma in Nonantola in northern Italy, where they arrived on June ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, human spirit, survival, orphan, rescue, youth, society, against humanity, hopes, danger, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Farewell to Fools (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during World War II, somewhere in Eastern Europe. A German soldier is found dead near the village. The local authorities must find the culprit, or they will be all shot by the Nazis the morning after. There's no way to find the guilty one, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: village, moral dilemma, mentally challenged, misfit, hopes, farce, wartime life, comedy of errors, human nature, war, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: romania, transylvania, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 4K
Ambush (1999)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1941 and the Finnish army has been mobilized along the border with Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola is waiting for orders to go on the offensive. The platoon receives orders for a recon mission through the wilderness ...
Style: realistic, sincere, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, behind enemy lines, military, danger, military life, battles, losing-it hero, heroes, soldier, school, death of father ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 90s, 40s, 1930s
Place: russia, eastern europe, germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 106
Kaya (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An experimental film about peaceful and carefree life in a small Dalmatian town, which turns into bloodshed and horror on the Eve of Italian occupation of the country.
Style: experimental
Plot: world war two, dynamite, fascism, peace, brutality, nazi occupation, satire, village, murder, death
Place: mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%