Movies like Farewell 1983

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Farewell (1983)
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Farewell (1983)
Original name: Прощание
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Matyora is a small village on a beautiful island with the same name. The existence of the village is threatened with flooding by the construction of a dam. This is the story of the inhabitants of Matyora and their farewell to their homeland.
Plot: peasant, village, nature, island, water, technology, cemetery, fire, fog, boat, memory, river, lake, child, dam, evacuation, tradition, mute, tree, progress, old woman, pilgrimage, cattle, bureaucrat, destruction of property ...
Place: russia

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Lullaby of the Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
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The Red Snowball Tree (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former thief is released from a prison. He tries to start a new life with his penfriend - a good village woman, but his past doesn't let him go.
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Place: russia
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The Raven's Dance (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
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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: war injury, militia, totalitarian state, stalinism, raid, suicide attempt, police officer, chief of police, winter, interrogation, siege, child ...
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Place: ussr, russia
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Heat (1963)
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Country: Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Larisa Shepitko's diploma film. An idealistic high school graduate goes to work on a state farm on the Kazakh steppe, only to clash with its authoritarian leader.
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Duration: 110 min.
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Place: turkey
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
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