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Pastorale 1943 (1978)
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Pastorale 1943 (1978)
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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and captivating films with plots about war, wartime life, life is a bitch, world war two, soldier, danger and heroes mostly in War, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Pastorale 1943: Silence (2011), The Ascent (1977), The Edelweiss Pirates (2004), The Man Who Will Come (2009), The Sleeping Voice (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Silence (2011)
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 ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: soldier, war, wartime life, military, life is a bitch, heroes, shot to death, corpse, friend, horse, death, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.3
 5K
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: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: village, betrayal, captivity, wartime life, war, integrity, danger, life is a bitch, confined, dishonesty, heroes, death sentence ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: soviet union, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: resistance, rebelliousness, wartime life, urban, danger, rebellion, youth, life is a bitch, young heroes, human spirit, idealism, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Man Who Will Come (2009)
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, dialect, 8 year old ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1943, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Sleeping Voice (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
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 ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: political unrest, rebellion, society, state affairs, war, babies and infants, siblings relations, false accusation, wartime life, woman in danger, fascism, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Behind Enemy Lines (1985)
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: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: war, espionage, military, undercover, criminal heroes, wartime life, against humanity, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 2K
Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
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
Plot: village, village life, wartime life, friends, social relations, life is a bitch, society, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, woman, british, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 1K
Freedom (2009)
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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: racism, holocaust, rebelliousness, social differences, concentration camp, village, injustice, against humanity, life is a bitch, on the run, moral dilemma, captivity ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.3
 4K
Uprising (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ghetto, anti semitism, holocaust, deportation, anti heroes, survival, war, human spirit, genocide, heroic mission, political unrest, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Iron Triangle (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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 ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, soldier, idealism, interracial relations, village, anti war, military life, political unrest, wartime life, battles, military ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fall of the Innocent (2011)
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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, disturbing
Plot: assassination, genocide, village, against humanity, execution, life is a bitch, war, haunted by the past, heroic mission, holocaust, village life, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Secrets of War (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tuur and Lambert are best friends. But the war is closing in and is about to change their lives forever. Tuurs dad joined the resistance and even his big brother seems so be part of it. Lamberts family on the other hand choose to obey the Germans. ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: friendship, village, wartime life, war, friends, youth, coming of age, best friends, village life, estrangement, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 145
Dirty Heroes (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set near the end of World War II in the Netherlands, Dirty Heroes concerns a group of ex-convicts recruited into the U.S. Army to recover Dutch jewels originally stolen by the Nazis as well as confiscated Allied plans
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, soldier, danger, military, adventure, vengeance, battles, chases and races, confined, escapades, rivalry, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Zookeeper (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jonah Ludovic (Sam Neill) is a custodian at a small municipal zoo. After a night of heavy shelling Ludovic arrives at his job to find the staff abandoning the zoo. He joins a skeleton crew that includes an elderly guard and a veterinarian (Om ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: tragic hero, survival, war, wartime life, fighting the system, danger, society, state affairs, terrorism, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bosnia herzegovina, sarajevo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Unknown Soldier (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944).
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: war, battles, military, battle zone, soldier, danger, escapades, heroes, finnish, infantrymen, destiny, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: finland, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Witnesses (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set amid the atrocities of war in the Balkans, Witnesses is retold, Rashomon-style, from various characters' viewpoints, adding new information about the complexity of war and humanity. Beginning inside a rustic house with a woman in black ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: political unrest, wartime life, crimes, small town, danger, war, deadly, life is a bitch, amateur detective, soldier, witnessing a crime, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, croatia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
1944: The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, against the odds, wartime life, war, battles, heroes, military, rivalry, infantrymen, russian soldier, bombing, world war two ...
Time: 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 2K
Süskind (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, Walter Süskind is a member of the Dutch Jewish Council who rescues hundreds of children from the concentration camps.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating
Plot: human spirit, idealism, war, children, anti semitism, ss, discrimination, nazi occupation, wartime life, against humanity, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Day in October (1991)
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: rescue, evacuation, against the rules, war, wartime life, heroes, life is a bitch, love affair, battles, fall in love, against humanity, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Many Wars Ago (1970)
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: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: soldier, anti war, anti heroes, gory, battle zone, war, rebelliousness, wartime life, battles, heroes, military, rebellion ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: head of state, assassination attempt, battle zone, political unrest, heroes, war, state affairs, leadership, wartime life, battles, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last Train (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A group of people are imprisoned in a rail car bound from Berlin to a concentration camp in 1945.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, train ride, against humanity, nazism, concentration camp, confined, train, life is a bitch, war, danger, pow ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Skin (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Naples, year 1943, in the middle of World War II. The city has just be liberated by American troops in an era in which nobody knows just when the war or where begins the peace; winners and losers face...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: translator, captivity, wartime life, war, against humanity, military, life is a bitch, soldier, chaos and mayhem, society, virgin, labia ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: italy, naples italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Winston Affair (1964)
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: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, soldier, legal investigation, crime, courtroom drama, murder, war, military life, wartime life, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Female Agents (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
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 ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating
Plot: resistance, commando, d day, hospital, betrayal, rescue, anti heroes, war, soldier, survival, officers and cadets, heroic mission ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1944, year 1945
Place: normandy, england, europe, france, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: rise and fall, siblings relations, war, political unrest, wartime life, society, life is a bitch, uncover truth, moral dilemma, battles, coming of age, politics ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cup Final (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Israeli soldier is taken hostage by a small PLO squad in Lebanon. The soldier planned to go on vacation and to fly to the world final soccer cup, he and his capturers share the love to soccer and toward the (not so happy) end a relationship is ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: hostages, soldier, anti war, war, wartime life, confined, captivity, military, life is a bitch, lebanese, hapless soldier, infantrymen ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: middle east, lebanon, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 932
Caterpillar (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, in 1940, Lieutenant Kurokawa returns home as a honored and decorated soldier but deprived of his arms and legs lost in battle. All hopes, from the villagers and women to close family members, turn to Shigeko, the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: deaf, quadriplegic, soldier, couple relations, village, village life, disability, misfit, couples, family problems, social relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hanoi Hilton (1987)
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
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 1K
Eleni (1985)
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: civil war, village, revolution, war, journalism, uncover truth, self discovery, haunted by the past, political unrest, fighting the system, against humanity, media ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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