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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, drug addiction, german soldier, mansion, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, war criminal, terminal illness, guilty conscience, 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, father son relationship, nazi, holocaust, wartime life and politics 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), The Astronot (2018). 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: clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: media, trial, war criminal, nazi germany, tv show, archive footage, judge, genocide, television, television crew, holocaust survivor, neo nazi ...
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, war crime, world war two, mass murder, nazi, truce, jewish
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, auschwitz, world war two, holocaust, male nudity, shoah, nazi, post war germany, nazi germany
Time: 1950s, 50s
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76%
Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961 (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 106 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, racism, violence, immigration, police, slum, demonstration, politics, massacre
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: algeria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Astronot (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It was 1969 and America was embarking on the biggest adventure known to man - a voyage to the moon. Daniel too was pursuing the unknown; leaving the path of isolation he had traveled for so many years to embrace the love of another. The only ...
Plot: moon landing, loner, father son relationship, nasa, astronaut, space race, astronomy
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: nazism, flashback, father son relationship, flash forward
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: sentimental, psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, fainting, train ride, factory worker, world war two, memory loss, pretense, hopes, bittersweet, couples, make believe, love affair ...
Place: russia, italy, europe, moscow russia, ussr ...
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Stonewall (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
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
Plot: gay, police corruption, discrimination, fighting the system, society, gender, gay bar, parent child relationship, bigotry, father son relationship, humiliation, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: usa, new york, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, courtroom, genocide, politics, crimes, hidden identity, confined, secret agents, society, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, against humanity ...
Place: usa, middle east, israel, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
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 ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, family relations, tennis, family life, wartime life, life is a bitch, unrequited love, uncle niece relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
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57%
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Boris Godunov (1986)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Poland, Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Praised for its fine photography and production design if not its narrative, Sergei Bondarchuk directed this adaptation of the tale by Alexander Pushkin. Boris Godunov came to the Czarist throne at the end of the 16th century, after the original ...
Plot: russian history, impostor, torture, usurper, idiot, czar, bell, battle, murder, coronation, battles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Supper (1992)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: France, 1815. After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon heads for exile. Royalists occupy Paris and attempt to restore the monarchy. However, the battle doesn't seem to be over. On July 6, Talleyrand, a shrewd politician of flexible convictions, ...
Style: disturbing, clever, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: politics, napoleon bonaparte, opposites attract, political intrigue, royal family, wartime life, political unrest, tragic love, rebellion, state affairs, battles, revolution ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, france
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54%
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, male nudity, ambition, society, war ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Schwabenkinder (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man returning to his parents years after having been sent away as a child-laborer tells his lifetime story to his dying father.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: father son reunion, emigration, father son relationship, farmer, death of wife, mountain, avalanche, father son estrangement, countryside, flashback, farm, dead mother ...
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52%
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Reunion (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, West Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish doctor and the other the son of a German aristocrat. ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: anti semitism, friendship, world war two, youth, religions or cults, homecoming, holocaust, golden years, confined, society, against humanity, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Across the Waters (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: unusual plot structure, exciting, thought provoking, sincere, touching ...
Plot: nazi occupation, nazi officer, world war two, german soldier, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, fishing boat, musician, guitarist, mother, boat, luger ...
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The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A real time recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which leading SS and Nazi Party officals gathered to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, the Wannsee Conference was the ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, captivating, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, genocide, racism, anti semitism, deportation, conspiracy, wartime life, interracial relations, murder, deadly, immigrants ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, vatican, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Lark Farm (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Bulgaria, Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Lark Farm is set in a small Turkish town in 1915. It deals with the genocide of Armenians, looking closely at the fortunes, or rather, misfortunes of one wealthy Armenian family.
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: genocide, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, siblings relations, wartime life, love and romance, family relations, armenian, deportation, world war one, armenian genocide, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: armenia, turkey, middle east, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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.
Style: serious, disturbing, thought provoking, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, nazi war criminal, nazi, lawyer, genocide, idealism, fighting the system, uncover truth, nazi officer, prosecutor, against humanity, dishonesty ...
Time: post world war two, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1963 ...
Place: germany, west germany, frankfurt germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Spacewalker (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 137 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, inspirational ...
Plot: spacewalk, cosmonaut, cold war, outer space, against the odds, pilot, space program, heroic mission, characters in danger, stranded, period piece, save the day ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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51%
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Match (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the "death match" where the Soviet team "Start" scored its second victory over the German team «Flakelf» on August 9, 1942
Plot: soccer match, world war two, nazi occupation, sport
Time: year 1942
Place: ussr, ukraine, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Leaving of Liverpool (1992)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A poignant and forceful saga which traces the fortunes of two English children uprooted from their beloved Liverpool dockside to the alien environment of Australia in the years following World War Two.
Plot: corporal punishment, world war two, self mutilation, spanking, schoolgirl, caning, juvenile delinquency, female protagonist, orphan, self inflicted injury
Place: liverpool
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45%
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Circle of Love (1964)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a chain reaction of romantic adventures, various people play musical beds in a remake of Max Ophul's "La Ronde."
Style: sentimental, sexual, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, soldier, prostitute, assassination, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, bittersweet, couples, world war one, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating
Plot: false confession, trial, confession, religion, witch, inquisition, torture, devil, rope
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Edward II (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.
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44%
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Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 1940s, 1960s, 60s
Place: bucharest, paris france, romania
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42%
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Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: In World War II British Columbia, Canada, a Japanese immigrant family has to endure the racist Canadian policy of being interned and their property confiscated as "enemy aliens". At the same time, a white Canadian family has to deal with ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1888: a luthier, Vedder, has to step aside when his home, opposite the recently completed Central Station in Amsterdam, must yield for the planned Victoria Hotel. His cousin Anijs, pharmacist in the Northern provinces of the Netherlands, has gotten ...
Plot: father son relationship, hotel, rain, rape, funeral, letter, hospital, steam train, pregnant woman, violin, bee, pregnant ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Story: The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, which is very faithful to the 1907 novel The Mother by the celebrated Marxist writer Maxim Gorky ...
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