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Silence of the Sea (2004)
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Silence of the Sea (2004)
Original name: Le silence de la mer
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young Jeanne, who makes a living by giving piano lessons, and by her grandfather. Quite upset, the two "hosts" decide to resist the occupier by never speaking a word to him. Now Werner is a lover of France and its culture, and he tries to persuade them that a rapprochement between Germany and France would be beneficial for the two nations. Quite unexpectedly Jeanne, little by little, falls in love with Werner. At the same time, the Francophile officer loses his illusions, realizing at last that what Nazi Germany actually wants is to thrall France and to stifle its culture...
Plot: german soldier, grandfather granddaughter relationship, nazi, world war two, german officer, pianist, female protagonist, french resistance, french girl, piano, nazi occupation, orphan, german occupation, cousin cousin relationship, cousin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about world war two, nazi, german soldier, jewish, german, death and nazis mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Silence of the Sea: Suite Fran?aise (2014), The Exception (2016), Franz + Polina (2006), The Last Train (1973), Across the Waters (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Suite Fran?aise (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, german soldier, german officer, love and romance, fall in love, war, soldier, military, adultery, nazi occupied france ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
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The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, jewish, gestapo, love, german, third reich, german army, nazi germany, spy, bodyguard, romance ...
Time: year 1940, year 1934, 1920s, 1940s
Place: germany, holland, poland, netherlands, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Franz + Polina (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A sad story of love between German soldier Franz and Russian girl Polina.
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: ss, world war two, deserter, german soldier, false identity, occupation
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Style: sincere, touching, uplifting, romantic
Plot: reading a book, female writer, nazi occupation, letter, german occupation, world war two, fiance fiancee relationship, writers, friendship, strong female character, book, love ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946, post world war two
Place: london
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The Last Train (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two people, a Frenchman Julien Maroyeur and a Jewish German woman (Anna Kupfer) met on a train while escaping the German army entering France.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: train, world war two, holocaust, wartime life, love affair, fall in love, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, bittersweet ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1940
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Across the Waters (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fuglene Over Sundet is the gripping tale of the Danish Jews' escape to Sweden in October 1943.
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 ...
Time: 1940s
Place: scandinavia, copenhagen denmark, denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Come What May (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In may 1940, the German troops enter France. Frightened by the progress of the enemy, the people of a small village of Pas-de-Calais decide on the recommendations of the prefecture, to give up everything to go on the road, fleeing to the coast.
Style: propaganda film
Plot: world war two, propaganda, goose, bagpipes, 8 year old, child killed, dead girl, german soldier, little boy, prison, british soldier, photograph ...
Time: year 1939, 1940s, 1930s, year 1940
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Memoir of Pain (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: June 1944, France is still under the German Occupation. The writer Robert Antelme, major figure of the Resistance, is arrested and deported. His young wife, Marguerite, writer and resistant, was torn by the anguish of not having her news and her ...
Style: serious, romantic, heartbreaking, melancholic, factual ...
Plot: french resistance, gestapo, female writer, nazism, world war two, concentration camp, nazi occupation, female protagonist, end of war, beach, sea, police officer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1944, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Accompanist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles with his conscience, Sophie becomes obsessed with Irene, ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere
Plot: betrayal, politics, obsession, infidelity, world war two, singer, pianist, maid, war, manipulations, dishonesty, master and servant ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: paris france, london, england, france, europe ...
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Gloomy Sunday (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, harsh, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, love triangle, infidelity, pianist, jealousy, love and romance, world war two, musician's life, occupation, restaurant, sex, menage a trois ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Group Portrait with a Lady (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story follows the life of a regular German women Leni Gruyten during the 1930s and 1940s. Through her interactions with friends, family and other people she knows, the regular folks' perception of the Nazi era is shown. (IMDb)
Style: pre war, epic
Plot: grave, prisoner, russian, metaphor, tragic event, russian soldier, german soldier, jewish, flashback, nun, spirituality, winter ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
See You in the Next War (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The two enemies from war, Slovenian partisan Berk and German soldier Bitter, meet each other during holidays in Spain. Recalling the war through conversation, Berk remembers Anton, his fellow comrade he had spend the most time with.
Plot: world war two, partisan, battle, german soldier, revolution, flashback, pacifist, memory, soldier, vacation, anti war, love ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Forbidden (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In Berlin in the early 1940s, romance is forbidden between the young countess who is studying veterinary medicine and a young man she meets at the home of a former professor. But they fall in love. She gets involved in helping Jews escape from the ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, bombing, nazi, escape, high society, train, forbidden love, jewish, holocaust, ruins, stock footage
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From Hell To Victory follows the relationship of six friends throughout the Second World War. They meet in a cafe in Paris on 24th August 1939 and agree to meet there on the same day every year. The war however takes them on their own individual ...
Plot: world war two, childhood, french soldier, german soldier, soldier, war violence, commando, rifle, battle, nazi, scuba, combat ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: france, paris france, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Arch of Triumph (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arch of Triumph is a 1985 British made-for-television film based on the novel Arch of Triumph by Erich Maria Remarque, which was previously adapted in 1948 for a film of the same name with Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer. Dr. Ravic (Anthony ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: intrigue, world war two, doctor, on the run, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, love and romance, against humanity, war, love affair, vengeance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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This Life (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The true story of the Fiil's a family of innkeepers who during Nazi-Germany's occupation of Denmark took up arms against the German occupiers. But in the fight for freedom, some must die so that others may live.
Style: realistic, emotional, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, danger, resistance fighter, war, freedom fighter, nazi, heroes, female director, sabotage, family relations, nazi soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fanny's Journey (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fanny is a Jewish girl in a French orphanage in 1943. When she and her friends are no longer safe from the Nazis, they try to flee to Switzerland. After their guide disappears, Fanny has to take the lead and help the other kids make it over the ...
Style: psychological, touching, rough, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: holocaust, little girl, sister sister relationship, children, border crossing, german soldier, world war two, female protagonist, female director, accusation, flashback, jewish ...
Time: year 1943
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
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Gaston's War (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gaston Vandermeerssche is a young, resourceful Flemish action hero of the Belgian resistance during World War II: he coaches surviving allied pilots trough occupied Belgium and France to Spain so they can regain England, each time a dangerous ...
Plot: resistance, heroism, world war two, nazi, nazis
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Last Winter (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Albania
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Germans come amid snow and winter. In the village only people remained are women, that fight until wounded partisans, sheltered in the village, will retreat deeper and snow will cover their tracks. Face to face with the Germans and their control of ...
Plot: german occupation, german soldier, husband wife relationship, world war two, nazi, partisan, winter, german army, search, village, battle, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Line of Demarcation (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Line of Demarcation. is a 1966 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol. Its title in French is La Ligne de démarcation. It is based on upon the memoir Mémoires d'un agent secret de la France libre et La Ligne de démarcation by Gilbert ...
Plot: world war two, french resistance, nazi occupation, radio operator, hairdresser, river, doctor, teacher, smuggler, gestapo, captain, wehrmacht ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Girl from the Mountains (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The relationship between a boy and a girl shortly after the start of the war and the arrival of the Germans. He goes to Chetniks, and there he disappears without a trace, and she ,after much torture and solitude, begins to search for him not ...
Plot: mountain, world war two, execution, mass murder, german, attack, blood, fear, traitor, partisan, girl, river ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Eight Kilos of Happiness (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about an incident in the last war when a gypsy girl sacrifices herself for her lover, a partisan who has deserted.
Plot: world war two, deserter, singing, fear, german, gypsy, death, execution, nazi, river, prayer, murder
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Lieutenant Natassa (1970)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The year is 1965. Natasa Arseni visits Dachau, the place where she was found by the Americans at the end of the World War II. She returns to Greece, and during the train ride she recalls those past events. Before the beginning of the Greek-Italian ...
Plot: resistance fighter, camp, german, freedom fighter, combat casualty, theater, lieutenant, greek, memorial, squad, grave, resistance ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 70s, year 1940
Place: greece, hellas, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Day and the Hour (1963)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's the spring of 1944 and Therese is in a hurry to get back to Paris. The trains aren't running from the village where she has gone to visit her father's grave and to fill two suitcases with food. Some British and American planes ...
Plot: frenchwoman, gun, railway, grenade, nazi occupied france, suspicion, torture, surveillance, interrogation, german soldier, betrayal, machine gun ...
Time: year 1944
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: jewish ghetto, world war two, ghetto, orphan, starvation, jewish, holocaust, children in wartime, confined, youth, war, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: sincere, touching, exciting, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, world war two, death, tank, danger, wartime, nazi soldier, battlefield, soldier, wartime life, german soldier, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Frankie Starlight (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The quirky story of a young boy's adventures growing up with his stunningly beautiful mother and the two very different men who love her.
Style: serious, psychological, touching, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, world war two, romance, self discovery, forbidden love, family life, love triangle, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, human nature, love and romance ...
Time: post world war two
Place: ireland, france, europe, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Charlotte Gray (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, sexy, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, resistance, espionage, secret agents, romance, war, fall in love, couples, friends, couple relations, wartime life, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 35
Elysium (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Film about the Holocaust. A Jewish family is allowed to keep the flat they have always lived in and to live a relatively normal life. One day their 10-year old son disappears. He has been sent to a deportation camp which seems like paradise except ...
Plot: world war two, female director, jewish, boy, death of child, nazi, children, concentration camp, medical experiment
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Breakthrough (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Starting in late May 1944, during the German retreat on the Eastern Front, Captain Stransky (Helmut Griem) orders Sergeant Steiner (Richard Burton) to blow up a railway tunnel to prevent Russian forces from using it. Steiner's platoon fails in ...
Plot: world war two, eastern front, dead soldier, assassination, troops, explosion, death, german soldier, soldier, military, battle, female nudity ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: normandy, france, paris france
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