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Rosenstrasse (2003)
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Rosenstrasse (2003)
Original name: Rosenstraße
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When Ruth's husband dies in New York, in 2000, she imposes strict Jewish mourning, which puzzles her children. A stranger comes to the house - Ruth's cousin - with a picture of Ruth, age 8, in Berlin, with a woman the cousin says helped Ruth escape. Hannah, Ruth's daughter engaged to a gentile, goes to Berlin to find the woman, Lena Fisher, now 90. Posing as a journalist investigating intermarriage, Hannah interviews Lena who tells the story of a week in 1943 when the Jewish husbands of Aryan women were detained in a building on Rosenstrasse. The women gather daily for word of their husbands. The film goes back and forth to tell Ruth and Lena's story. How will it affect Hannah?
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Plot: holocaust, nazi germany, anti semitism, human spirit, life is a bitch, wartime life, society, hopes, couple relations, strong female character, world war two, jewish, courage, war, soldier, couples, deportation, nazi, racism, ss, singer, fascism, mother daughter relationship, historical event, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, 40s
Place: germany, berlin germany, new york, usa, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and bleak films with plots about world war two, holocaust, against humanity, war, jewish, anti semitism and wartime life mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Rosenstrasse: Hidden Children (2004), The Last Train (2006), Out of the Ashes (2003), Uprising (2001), The Devil's Arithmetic (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma in Nonantola in northern Italy, where they arrived on June ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century
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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.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 113 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak
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Uprising (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 177 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Warsau Ghetto of 1943, one man's struggle to keep his family together leads him to the ultimate crisis of faith, and one final chance at redemption. Written by legendary 'Twilight Zone' creator, Rod Sterling.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 120 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh ...
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Genre: Drama, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Grey Zone (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Nazi doctor, along with the Sonderkomando Jews – who are forced to work in the crematoria of Auschwitz against their fellow-Jews – find themselves in a moral grey zone.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, factual, depressing ...
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