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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: soviet union, caucasus, georgia (former ussr)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and thought provoking films with plots about josef stalin, stalinism, communism, world war two, politics, suicide and torture mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Feasts of Valtasar, or The Night with Stalin: A Necklace for My Beloved (1971), Lessons at the End of Spring (1991), An Ordinary Execution (2010), The Confession (1990), The Unburied Man (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, horse, brother brother relationship, fiancee, birth, leg, circus, village, motorcycle, baby, tradition, adventurer ...
Place: caucasus
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Lessons at the End of Spring (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young boy loses his innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison during the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev regime.
Plot: prison, loss of innocence, nudity (full frontal - brief), detention, shower, teenager
Place: soviet union
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94%
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: serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, tense ...
Plot: head of state, power relations, moral dilemma, doctors and patients, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, dictator, josef stalin, suffering, illness, distopia ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: genius, prison, confession, kgb, gulag
Place: georgia (former ussr), soviet union, russia, caucasus, armenia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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, interrogation, husband wife relationship, jail, atrocity, revolution, exile, hanging, exhumation, hate, rain, skeleton ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1956
Place: romania, budapest, budapest hungary, central europe, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, bleak, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: josef stalin, politics, jury, totalitarianism, satire, chaos and mayhem, social decay, political corruption, uncover truth, political unrest, small town life, small town ...
Place: russia, georgia, tbilisi, caucasus, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: hairy vagina, surrealism, suicide, surgery, infidelity, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), cuckold, male full rear nudity, female nudity, older woman younger man sex, cheating wife ...
Time: 1840s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
68%
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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: communism, suicide, father son relationship, teenager, sex, children, police, death of boy, brother sister relationship, limp, teenage girl, propaganda ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: execution, decapitation, czar, mutiny, imperial russia
Time: 18th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
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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, crime against humanity, death, genocide, communism, starvation
Time: 1930s
Place: ukraine, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: sentimental, captivating, disturbing, melancholic, exciting
Plot: dictator, josef stalin, aviator, pilot, world war two, father son relationship, binge drinking, alcoholic, red army, war crime, soviet, stalinism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: soviet union, ussr, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: soldier, world war two, friend, friendship, armenian
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, politics, kgb, state affairs, head of state, political unrest, injustice, dictatorship, projectionist, stalinism, love, josef stalin ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 50s ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 459
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), tbilisi, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: child, totalitarian state, stalinism, childhood flashback, militia, childhood, memory, multiple time frames, provincial life, storyteller, war injury, interrogation ...
Time: 1930s
Place: soviet union, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Public Enemy Bukharin (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Plot: brutality, bolshevik, historical event, repression, stalinism, josef stalin, elimination
Time: year 1936
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fueled: The Man They Called 'Pirate' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 145 min.
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: world war two, japanese woman, based on a novel, cartel, contamination
Place: iran, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Children of Arbat Street (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 705 min.
TV show
Story: Children of the Arbat is a 16-part television serial based on the Children of the Arbat trilogy by Anatoly Rybakov. It aired on the Channel One network in Russia in 2004. The series closely follows the plot of Rybakov's trilogy. Set in the ...
Plot: stalinism, love, josef stalin
Time: 1930s
Place: soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: gun, jewish, school, religious intolerance, post war, children, world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 675
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 ⇓
47%
 7.0
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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, thought provoking, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: assassination, clergy, intrigue, royal family, politics, ambition, tragic hero, psychopath, betrayal, mental illness, royal court, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, year 1916
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: coal mine, stalinism, communism, labor camp, survival, world war two, gulag, female nudity, wolf attack
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: kurd, politics, racism, demonstration, oppression
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: iraq, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film, satirical, political comedy
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, satire, dictator, political intrigue ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1949, year 1964, year 1953 ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Eternal Road (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Estonia, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct ...
Plot: immigrants, great depression, american history, espionage, arrest, informant, escape, return home, socialist, arrested, beating, summary execution ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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.
Plot: retro, josef stalin, suicide, communism, moral dilemma, statue, european history, memorial, czech history, artist, monument, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, life is a bitch, wartime life, family in danger, survival, parents and children, on the road, danger, family relations, escapades, starvation ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: siberia, estonia, europe, russia, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: socialist, assassination, nationalism, bolshevik, russian revolution, socialism, male female relationship, revolution, independence, world war one, revolutionary, new year's eve ...
Time: 1890s, year 1917, 1900s, 1910s
Place: soviet union, finland, st. petersburg russia, siberia, saint petersburg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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