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The Feasts of Valtasar, or The Night with Stalin (1989)
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The Feasts of Valtasar, or The Night with Stalin (1989)
Original name: Пиры Валтасара, или Ночь со Сталиным
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dance troupe from the autonomous region of Abkhazia in western Georgia perform for Stalin, Lavrentiy Beria, Abkhaz leader Nestor Lakoba, and other high-ranking party officials in the Black Sea coastal town of Gagra.
Plot: josef stalin, dictator, stalinism
Place: ussr, soviet union, caucasus, georgia (former ussr)

Most similar movies to The Feasts of Valtasar, or The Night with Stalin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out bleak, serious, thought provoking and realistic films with plots about stalinism, communism, josef stalin, politics, suicide, world war two and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Feasts of Valtasar, or The Night with Stalin: An Ordinary Execution (2010), A Necklace for My Beloved (1971), The Confession (1990), The Unburied Man (2004), Vasiliy Stalin (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Ordinary Execution (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During the last days of Stalin's reign, a doctor (Marina Hands) tries to go unnoticed in a society of mutual dread where a neighbour or colleague might "denounce" you to the authorities at any moment.But tales of her healing touch ...
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, power relations, head of state, doctors and patients, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, dictator, josef stalin, illness, suffering, distopia ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
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95%
A Necklace for My Beloved (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three guys are living in a Dagestan aul, and all three are in love with the blue-eyed Serminaz. According to a mountaineers’ tradition, a young man seeking the hand and the heart of a beloved girl has to make her a present that she would remember ...
Plot: return, brother brother relationship, horse, baby, tradition, leg, circus, birth, mountain, adventurer, village, motorcycle ...
Place: caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Confession (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Story: The Confession (1990) survives in Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) in its original camera negative. It remained unfinished due to the death of Sergei Parajanov. The Confession (1990) was his favorite screenplay, which was written in the 1960s and ...
Plot: gulag, genius, kgb, prison, confession
Place: georgia (former ussr), ussr, soviet union, armenia, russia ...
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The Unburied Man (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by ...
Plot: female director, stalinism, rat, atrocity, exile, hanging, suppression, european history, grave, adolescence, doctor, josef stalin ...
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: budapest hungary, hungary, central europe, italy, romania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Vasiliy Stalin (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: General lieutenant at 26, a womanizer and a booze-hound, Vasily Stalin has always lived a life too scandalous for the Soviet Union and yet too insignificant to ever escape the shadow of his larger-then-life father. The dictator's sudden death ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, exciting, disturbing, melancholic
Plot: dictator, father son relationship, josef stalin, world war two, pilot, aviator, war crime, alcoholic, binge drinking, soviet, red army, stalinism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Save and Protect (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, West Germany
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Inspired by Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Sokurov’s Save and Protect recalls the most crucial events of Emma’s decline and fall: affairs with the aristocratic Rodolphe and the student Leon, the humiliation that follows her husband’s botching of ...
Plot: cuckolded husband, surrealism, infidelity, surgery, nudity (full frontal - brief), cuckold, male full rear nudity, female nudity, amputation, vaginal penetration, suicide, sex scene ...
Time: 1840s
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Awakening (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A first film made of the 1949 March deportation of Estonian people to Siberia by Soviet Secret Police NKVD. During couple of days and nights nearly 21 thousand people, mostly women and children, were under top secret taken from their homes to ...
Style: allegory
Plot: deportation, stalinism, occupation
Time: 1940s
Place: siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Shivers (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in the early 1950's, during the Stalin's Personality Cult. The story opens in a provincial town. Tomek's father, a former member of the Home Army is arrested so the mother is left with the task of raising two kids alone. The ...
Plot: child's point of view, polish, children, brother sister relationship, communism, neighbor, teenage girl, death of boy, teacher, stalinism, education, fight ...
Time: post world war two, 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Famine '33 (1991)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film about the Holodomor famine in Ukraine, based on the novel 'The Yellow Prince' by Vasyl Barka. The film is told through the lives of the Katrannyk family of six. It relies more on images than on words shot in black-and-white.
Plot: corpse, hunger, family relations, shot to death, death, starvation, communism, crime against humanity, genocide
Time: 1930s
Place: ukraine, soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: imperial russia, czar, mutiny, execution, decapitation
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: death, drinking, drunkenness, small town, politics, drink, friend, railway station, friendship, jail, revolution, assassin ...
Place: siberia, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Inner Circle (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The true story of Ivan Sanchin, the KGB officer who was Stalin's private film projectionist from 1939 until the dictator's death. Told from Sanchin's view, the sympathetic but tragically flawed hero maintains unwavering faith in his ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: stalinism, world war two, politics, kgb, political unrest, head of state, state affairs, injustice, dictatorship, projectionist, love, josef stalin ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russian provincial town in the middle of the 1930s Stalin's Great Purge. Ivan Lapshin, the head of the local police, does what he has to do. And he does it well.
Plot: multiple time frames, suicide attempt, police officer, childhood, memory, stalinism, totalitarian state, child, provincial life, chief of police, war wound, interrogation ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Death of a Tea Master (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after the death of legendary tea master Rikyu, his disciple Honkakubo attempts to resolve the mystery of the master's death.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: suicide
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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At Full Gallop (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zanussi has described the film as his most autobiographical work. A young boy in post-World War II, Communist-dominated Poland, whose father's decision to remain in Britain after the war has made his family politically-suspect with the local ...
Plot: secret police, friend, escape, horse, friendship, politics, horse riding, liar, lie, twins, equestrian, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, post world war two
Place: warsaw poland, ussr, denmark, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Triangle (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The movie tells the life story and friendship of five blacksmiths in town of Leninakan during the war and the years preceding it - as told by the son of one of the blacksmiths.
Plot: armenian, friendship, friend, world war two, soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, soviet union, armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Eternal Road (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Estonia, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: psychological, suspense, tense, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, great depression, family relations, mass murder, violence, fear, secret police, idealism, beating, arrested, escape, loss of child ...
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Place: ussr, soviet union
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The Guardian (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After 16 years of imprisonment, 40-years-old Gogliko is released from jail. He doesn't exactly know what he did that deserved 16 years of jail time. A free man, a changed country awaits him. His personal life has drastically altered. His ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), caucasus, tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Public Enemy Bukharin (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: bolshevik, repression, brutality, stalinism, historical event, josef stalin, elimination
Time: year 1936
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Fueled: The Man They Called 'Pirate' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
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Story: Fueled: The Man They Called Pirate (Japanese: 海賊とよばれた男 Hepburn: Kaizoku to yobareta otoko) is a best selling Japanese historical novel by Naoki Hyakuta. As of January 2014, it had sold over 1,700,000 copies.[1] In April 2013, it won ...
Plot: based on a novel, japanese woman, world war two, cartel, contamination
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Not Reconciled (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Not Reconciled, the title of the Straubs’ first feature-length film, is engraved on their work like an inscription. It is a story about the continuity and collapse of history, the power of suppression, and the terror of reconciliation; loyalty, ...
Plot: nazism, flashback, father son relationship, flash forward
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lena: My 100 Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the end of World War II Lena Kuchler arrives at a refuge camp in search of her disappeared family members. But at this place she can get no information in her case but only encounters hungry children.
Plot: religious intolerance, jewish, gun, world war two, post war, children, school
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Rasputin (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Details the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The film shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: assassination, clergy, intrigue, royal family, russian history, psychopath, ambition, tragic hero, revolution, royal court, murder, rebelliousness ...
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Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Repentance (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden. Although it is secretly reburied, the corpse keeps returning until the police capture the local woman who is ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, gloomy, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, jury, totalitarianism, satire, mysterious character, life is a bitch, rebellion, dishonesty, fighting the system, tragic hero, legal, state affairs ...
Place: russia, georgia, georgia (former ussr), soviet union, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Eternal Winter (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The true story of an unlikely romance in a Soviet labor camp.
Plot: world war two, stalinism, communism, female nudity, labor camp, survival, gulag, coal mine, wolf attack
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Jani gal (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Iraq, Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Iraqi Kurdish man is released from jail. He has been arrested by mistake when he went to find a midwife to help his pregnant wife, years ago. As he has been arrested during a demonstration the authorities thought he is one of the opposition group ...
Plot: politics, demonstration, kurd, oppression, racism
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Monstrum (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Movie about a sculptor Otakar Svec who is building a statue of Stalin in Prague.
Style: retro
Plot: josef stalin, czech history, european history, memorial, communism, sculptor, artist, moral dilemma, communist, suicide, monument, statue ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
In the Crosswind (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Estonia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother of a little girl. Separated from her husband Erna and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: deportation, getting home, labor camp, wartime life, family in danger, survival, life is a bitch, danger, family relations, parents and children, on the road, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, year 1941 ...
Place: estonia, siberia, europe, russia, soviet union ...
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38%
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Trust (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film is based on the facts of history about the declaration of independence of the Republic of Finland from Russia. The Grand Duchy of Finland was an autonomous part of the Russian Empire until 1917, when the Russian revolution caused the fall of ...
Plot: trust, male female relationship, lenin, independence, revolution, world war one, nationalism, bolshevik, russian revolution, socialism, revolutionary, politician ...
Time: 1890s, year 1917, 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: soviet union, finland, st. petersburg russia, siberia, helsinki finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: teenage girl, unplanned pregnancy, factory, mountain, pregnancy, teenage sex, leaving home, sexual harassment, snow, silk, abusive boss
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38%