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Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)
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Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 251 min.
TV show
Story: Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings, who conducted a 38 year love affair, spanning an ocean, ultimately producing children, grandchildren, and lots of controversy.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, bleak, epic, contemplative
Plot: interracial romance, idealism, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, true love, opposites attract, dishonesty, slavery, social differences, leadership, romance, couples, society, head of state, state affairs, male female relationship, love and romance, swinger, summer, age difference, american revolution, social injustice, interracial couple, heroes, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 19th century, 1800s, 1700s
Place: france, europe, paris france, washington d.c., virginia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about society, love and romance, romance, couples, social differences, state affairs and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Sally Hemings: An American Scandal: Jefferson in Paris (1995), Belle (2013), Roots (1977), Mandingo (1975), The Far Pavilions (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: sexy, reflective, intellectual, sexual, cerebral ...
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Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
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Belle (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
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Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 127 min.
Story: A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter.
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The Far Pavilions (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious
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Place: india, england, europe, asia
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 188 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, epic, political, baroque
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 240 min.
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Style: sincere, clever, realistic, talky, vintage
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s
Place: england
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The Courage to Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 19th century New Orleans creole Henriette must choose between love and devotion to the church. Neither choice is going to be easy, as there is great opposition to her ideas of breaking traditions.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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Style: captivating, sentimental, realistic, serious, factual ...
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Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978)
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Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
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Style: political, serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting ...
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