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The Condemned of Altona (1962)
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The Condemned of Altona (1962)
Original name: I sequestrati di Altona
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, world war two, nazi, torture, genocide, war criminal, mansion, german soldier, drug addiction, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, guilty conscience, terminal illness, flashback, shipyard, nazis
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: ussr, hamburg germany, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about world war two, society, nazi, holocaust, father son relationship, jewish and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Condemned of Altona: The Eichmann Show (2015), Hotel Meina (2007), Die Akte General (2016), Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961 (2005), Not Reconciled (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Eichmann Show (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of the war's most notorious Nazis, Adolf ...
Style: serious, clever, thought provoking, realistic, captivating
Plot: media, court, war criminal, nazi germany, tv show, judge, television, genocide, shoah, nazi war criminal, prime minister, propaganda ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, jerusalem
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Hotel Meina (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Serbia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: How will the Germans react to the armistice of the 8th of September 1943, due to which Italy betrays them and sides with the allied forces? This is the distressing questions that a group of 16 Italian - Greek Jews evacuated at The Meina Hotel ask ...
Plot: nazi occupation, refugee, hotel, truce, jewish, mass murder, war crime, nazi, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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Die Akte General (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Its 1959. German Public Prosecutor Bauer is convinced he has found the long sought Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann in Argentina. This tense drama shows his struggle to have him brought to justice against the power jielded by old Nazi functionaries in ...
Plot: mossad, world war two, auschwitz, shoah, post war germany, male nudity, holocaust, nazi, nazi germany
Time: 50s
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Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961 (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Parisian authorities clash with the Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) in director Alain Tasma’s recounting of one of the darkest moments of the Algerian War of Independence. As the war wound to a close and violence persisted in the streets of ...
Plot: algerian war, multiple perspectives, police, massacre, slum, politics, racism, violence, demonstration, immigration
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: flashback, nazism, father son relationship, flash forward
Time: 50s, 1940s
Place: germany
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Sunflower (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Soviet Union, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At the end of World War II, Giovanna, a war bride living near Milan refuses to accept that her husband, Antonio, missing on the Russian front, is dead. There's a flashback to their brief courtship near her hometown of Naples, his 12-day leave ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, psychological
Plot: world war two, soldier, train travel, factory worker, redemption, love triangle, missing person, haunted by the past, love affair, lovers reunited, homecoming, memory loss ...
Place: russia, italy, europe, moscow russia, ussr ...
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Labyrinth of Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.
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Time: post world war two, 20th century, 50s, year 1963, year 1958
Place: germany, west germany, frankfurt germany, berlin germany
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, talky, captivating ...
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
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Stonewall (2015)
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Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: "Stonewall" is a drama about a young man in New York caught up during the 1969 Stonewall Riots, a pivotal event widely considered the starting point for the modern gay civil rights movement.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, propaganda film
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Place: usa, new york, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boris Godunov (1986)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
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Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: disturbing, clever, realistic, serious, suspense ...
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Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Spacewalker (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 137 min.
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Style: breathtaking, factual, inspirational, suspense, captivating ...
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Country: France
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
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