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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

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 realistic, serious, bleak and thought provoking films with plots about stalinism, communism, world war two, death, politics, josef stalin and torture mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like The Feasts of Valtasar, or The Night with Stalin: Lessons at the End of Spring (1991), The Awakening (1989), Famine '33 (1991), A Necklace for My Beloved (1971), Triangle (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, detention, teenager, shower
Place: soviet union
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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 ...
Plot: stalinism, occupation, deportation
Time: 1940s
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86%
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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: shot to death, death
Time: 1930s
Place: soviet union, ukraine
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69%
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: mountain, adventurer, village, motorcycle, brother brother relationship, circus, horse, baby, tradition, return
Place: caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: friend, world war two, friendship, soldier, armenian
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, labor camp, communism, gulag, survival, female nudity, world war two
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, kgb, confession, prison, genius
Place: armenia, soviet union, ukraine, caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: emotional, bleak, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Plot: head of state, life is a bitch, power relations, couple relations, state affairs, doctors and patients, couples, mentally unstable, innocence lost, kgb, moral dilemma, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union
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55%
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The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film is about the hard lot of a woman with an extraordinary character, who tries to raise her children and win back her husband, who left family for another woman, after return from the war.
Plot: world war two, armenian, old woman, children, mother, horse, husband wife relationship
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, caucasus, eastern europe, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: husband wife relationship, jail, interrogation, torture, hanging, speech, doctor, disease, terror, hate, suppression, exhumation ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: budapest, budapest hungary, central europe, hungary, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: infidelity, suicide, surrealism, extramarital affair, male nudity, male full rear nudity, hairy vagina, older woman younger man sex, amputation, cuckolded husband, vaginal penetration, cheating wife ...
Time: 1840s
Place: soviet union
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52%
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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: limp, suicide, teenager, teenage girl, village, children, love interest, fight, teacher student relationship, sadist, police, politics ...
Time: 1950s
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52%
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Tank T-34 (1965)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Russian prisoners of war commandeer a tank and lead the Nazis on a cross-country chase in this World War II adventure drama. The Russians use their own tanks so the Nazis can use them as target practice to test a new anti-tank weapon. Knowing that ...
Plot: great patriotic war, red army, pow, world war two, uniform, behind enemy lines, armor, self sacrifice
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: assassination, clergy, intrigue, psychopath, tragic hero, politics, ambition, betrayal, murder, royal family, revolution, mental illness ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917, year 1916
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: russian empire, socialist, communism, bourgeoisie, demonstration, czar, russian revolution, bolshevik, politician, politics, male female relationship, flashback ...
Time: 1900s, year 1917, 1910s, 1890s
Place: saint petersburg, russia, siberia, germany, helsinki finland ...
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47%
Tbilisi-Paris-Tbilisi (1980)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Place: france, tbilisi, soviet union, caucasus, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: emotional, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: deportation, danger, family in danger, survival, wartime life, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, escapades, getting home, on the road, gulag ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1941, 1940s, 1950s
Place: estonia, europe, russia, siberia, soviet union ...
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45%
The Song of the Old Days (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The members of an amateur theater group share the losses and sorrows of war with Armenian provincial town's inhabitants.
Plot: comedian, boy girl relationship, young love, armenian, bread, rehearsal, railway station, actor, animal sacrifice, tightrope, amateur theater, church ...
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus
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42%
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First Trip, Last Trip (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: trip, truck driver
Place: tbilisi, soviet union
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The Condemned of Altona (1962)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A dying German magnate invites his youngest son and daughter-in-law home to discuss the future of the family's shipbuilding empire. There, the daughter-in-law stumbles upon a secret of the family's Nazi past.
Plot: wealth, genocide, mansion, terminal illness, drug addiction, shipyard, torture, brother sister relationship, war criminal, nazi, father son relationship, world war two ...
Time: 1960s
Place: hamburg germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: kgb, politics, injustice, state affairs, head of state, political unrest, world war two, dictatorship, love, projectionist, stalinism, josef stalin ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: suicide attempt, winter, raid, police chief, multiple time frames, provincial life, chief of police, war wound, memory, child, police officer, interrogation ...
Time: 1930s
Place: soviet union, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Spacewalker (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: March 1965. In the heat of the Cold War, the USA and the USSR are competing for supremacy in space. What both superpowers aim for in this race, is to be the first to have a man walk in outer space. To accomplish that, no price is too high and no ...
Style: breathtaking, propaganda film, factual, based on true events, suspense ...
Plot: spacewalk, cosmonaut, outer space, cold war, against the odds, pilot, space program, heroic mission, period piece, stranded, characters in danger, media coverage ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: soviet union, usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Seven Songs from the Tundra (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Finland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2000
Style: based on true events
Plot: nature, russian, kolkhoz, ritual, fishing, tent, summer, parent child relationship, communism, nomad, russian soldier, reindeer ...
Time: 20th century
Place: siberia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Fathers (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The film takes place in the first half of the 1960s. The protagonist of the picture is a young worker of the apparatus, Vladimir Novikov, a charming, educated, energetic person - a thriving functionary. Novikov has a young sweetheart - student ...
Plot: revenge, murder, death, father, worker, leadership, student, taxi driver
Time: 1960s
Place: soviet union, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: great depression, execution, socialist, communism, idealism, informant, mass murder, child killed, return home, forced confession, kolkhoz, christmas ...
Time: year 1938, year 1937, 1930s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: socialism, political satire, military, death, repression, power struggle, funeral, parody, josef stalin, dictator, chaos, political intrigue ...
Time: 1950s, year 1964, year 1949
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stalin's Funeral (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 1953 year. Moscow says goodbye to the leader. In the funeral crowd, Eugene met with Elya. During the long hours spent in the funeral procession, they managed to learn a lot about each other ... But Elia absurdly dies. So Zhenya begins another, adult ...
Plot: trampled to death, stalinism, cold war era, cold war, tragedy, funeral, uncertainty
Time: 1950s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Prince Daniil Galitsky (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: XIII century. Prince Daniel of Galicia returned from the Horde, where he graciously have allowed to rule in Galicia in exchange for recognition his submission to Khan. But he can not accept the humiliation. He begins to prepare for war with the ...
Plot: equestrian, knight, political leader, horse, prince, christianity, invasion, mongol
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Charming Traveller (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Story: Between passengers of the steamship there is a dispute on, whether that there are in Russia righteous persons? Nobody wants to tell about the life. And only one priest, though warns that he "the big sinner", decides to tell the history.
Style: classic literature
Plot: horse, blood, literature, mongol, uniform
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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