Movies like Pastorale 1943

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Pastorale 1943 (1978)
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Pastorale 1943
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a Dutch village during the German occupation, a small group of badly organized resistance fighters attempt to assassinate a collaborator.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: rebelliousness, village life, war, village, wartime life, heroes, anti heroes, assassination attempt, human nature, deadly, rebellion, social relations, life is a bitch, hay, farm, execution, smoking, robbery, female nudity, treason, pistol, resistance, piano, torture, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, holland
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Drama, War
UK
45 min.
 8.2
Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany
Drama, History, War
West Germany
90 min.
 8.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and captivating films with plots about wartime life, war, life is a bitch, heroes, world war two, against humanity and rebellion mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Pastorale 1943: Escape from Sobibor (1987), The Ascent (1977), Uprising (2001), Silence (2011), The Sleeping Voice (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Ascent
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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.
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Place: europe, russia, soviet union
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Uprising
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: anti heroes, ghetto, war, survival, human spirit, anti semitism, genocide, holocaust, heroic mission, political unrest, wartime life, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
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System:   85%
    User:   82%
 
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Silence
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
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Story: Pepita travels to Madrid to be near her sister Hortensia who is pregnant and in prison. Hortensia is sentenced to death. The execution will not be carried out until after the baby is delivered. Pepita tries everything to stay the execution, but when ...
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Story: Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him when the American had the opportunity. Written by John ...
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Behind Enemy Lines
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor-turned-spy Col. Calvin Turner and his associate, workaholic Lt. Shelley Flynn, plan a daring rescue behind enemy lines in World War II German-occupied Norway of a brilliant scientist who may or may not be aiding the Germans.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: war, espionage, military, undercover, criminal heroes, wartime life, against humanity, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, rebellion ...
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Operation: Daybreak
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Czechoslovakia, 1942. Three brave Czech patriots risk everything to rid their country of its brutal Nazi leader, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: anti heroes, village, soldier, war, assassination, czech history, heroic mission, wartime life, danger, heroes, military, undercover ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: prague, europe, czech republic, central europe, czechoslovakia ...
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System:   67%
    User:   71%
 
Massacre in Rome
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: clergy, soldier, war, survival, church, anti semitism, anti war, urban, genocide, partisan, ss, nazi occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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System:   65%
    User:   75%
 
The Man Who Will Come
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of Italian villagers struggle to survive during a tumultuous time in 1943, debating how much assistance to give the partisans with the impending arrival of the Germans. Based on True Events.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: parents and children, village life, village, life is a bitch, society, youth, family relations, mute or deaf, against humanity, social relations, mute, fascism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1943, 1940s
Place: europe, italy
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System:   64%
    User:   66%
 
The Hanoi Hilton
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Lionel Chetwynd's film documents the horrific struggles that faced American POWs held in the North Vietnamese prison Hoa Lo -- more infamously known as the Hanoi Hilton -- between 1964 and 1975. Williamson (Michael Moriarty) leads a group of ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, war, prison, rebelliousness, anti war, captivity, military life, political unrest, prison life, wartime life, battles ...
Time: 20th century
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Home Fires
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Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
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Female Agents
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Country: France
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Story: May 1944, a group of French servicewomen and resistance fighters are enlisted into the British Special Operations Executive commando group under the command of Louise Desfontaines and her brother Pierre. Their mission, to rescue a British army ...
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Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, bleak, disturbing
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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Amigo
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War. When U.S. troops occupy his village, Rafael comes under pressure from a tough-as-nails officer to help the Americans in their hunt for Filipino guerilla ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating
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Many Wars Ago
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: anti heroes, gory, soldier, war, battle zone, rebelliousness, wartime life, battles, heroes, anti war, military, rebellion ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy
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The Winston Affair
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a remote jungle outpost in the Far Eastern theater of World War II, a hotheaded American soldier murders an allied British sergeant in cold blood. Stalwart American Lt. Colonel Barney Adams (Mitchum) is dispatched to defend him in the ensuing ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, soldier, crime, legal investigation, courtroom drama, war, military life, wartime life, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Place: asia, india
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The Boys in Company C
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Disheartened by futile combat, appalled by the corruption of their South Vietnamese ally, and constantly endangered by the incompetence of their own company commander, the young men find a possible way out of the war. They are told that if they ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, basic training, anti heroes, hotshot hero, soldier, war, leadership, friendship, rebelliousness, officers and cadets, anti war, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
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System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
Fall of the Innocent
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: With the Nazi takeover of Europe underway, the Reich Protector Reinhard Heydrich arrives in Prague and his underlings begin enforcing his authority in the towns and villages across the occupied country. In Lidice, the film's main protagonist, ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing
Plot: village, genocide, against humanity, life is a bitch, assassination, war, haunted by the past, heroic mission, holocaust, village life, wartime life, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: czech republic, czechoslovakia
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System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
A Day in October
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the month of October 1943, the Danish resistance movement and just plain ordinary citizens joined together in staging a mass exodus by fishing boats to neutral Sweden of their Jewish countrymen, practically on the eve of the Nazi's ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: against the rules, war, wartime life, heroes, rescue, life is a bitch, love affair, battles, fall in love, against humanity, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, sweden, copenhagen denmark
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System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
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Freedom
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young boy seeking a new family after his parents "left and never returned". Upon reaching a town where they traditionally stop for a few ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: rebelliousness, social differences, racism, concentration camp, village, injustice, against humanity, life is a bitch, on the run, holocaust, moral dilemma, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france
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System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
The Red and the White
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1919, Hungarian Communists aid the Bolsheviks' defeat of Czarists, the Whites. Near the Volga, a monastery and a field hospital are held by one side then the other.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: soldier, rebelliousness, monastery, anti war, war, battle zone, genocide, military life, political unrest, revolution, battles, politics ...
Time: 1910s
Place: europe, hungary, russia
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Hell Is for Heroes
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: World War II drama where the action centers around a single maneuver by a squad of GIs in retaliation against the force of the German Siegfried line. Reese joins a group of weary GIs unexpectedly ordered back into the line when on their way to a ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, soldier, war, anti war, u.s. army, infantry, heroic mission, military life, battles, military, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, 1940s
Place: europe, france, germany
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System:   50%
    User:   40%
 
Army of Crime
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: This gripping historical drama recounts the story of Armenian-born Missak Manouchian, a woodworker and political activist who led an immigrant laborer division of the Parisian Resistance on 30 operations against the Nazis in 1943. The Nazis branded ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: human spirit, resistance, rebelliousness, war, political unrest, wartime life, crimes, danger, ss, deadly, heroes, assassination ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: paris france, france
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System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
The Boat Is Full
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: anti semitism, survival, war, genocide, holocaust, refugee, mental institution, ship, political unrest, politics, village, wartime life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, zurich switzerland
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System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
The Battle on the River Neretva
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for the Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river ...
Style: epic, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: wartime life, war, danger, adventure, battle zone, escapades, heroes, military, soldier, battles, politics, against the odds ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, yugoslavia
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System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
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Eleni
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a parallel plot line we see Nick as a young boy and his family as ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, war, uncover truth, village, self discovery, haunted by the past, revolution, political unrest, civil war, fighting the system, against humanity, media ...
Place: greece, europe
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System:   46%
    User:   53%
 

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Judgment at Nuremberg
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his ...
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The Plot to Kill Hitler
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: head of state, assassination attempt, battle zone, political unrest, war, heroes, state affairs, leadership, wartime life, battles, danger, deadly ...
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