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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, nazi, grandfather granddaughter relationship, world war two, french girl, french resistance, pianist, female protagonist, orphan, piano, german occupation, nazi occupation, cousin cousin relationship, cousin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, suspense, captivating and serious films with plots about world war two, nazi, german soldier, german, jewish, soldier and death 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 Accompanist (1992), Group Portrait with a Lady (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Suite Fran?aise (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, 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, love and romance, war, fall in love, german officer, military, adultery, soldier, french girl ...
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: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, jewish, german, love, military, spy, bodyguard, investigation, conspiracy, gestapo, threat ...
Time: year 1940, 1920s, 1940s, year 1934
Place: germany, holland, berlin germany, netherlands, poland
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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: captivating, touching, exciting, suspense
Plot: ss, world war two, german soldier, deserter, false identity, occupation
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, psychological
Plot: betrayal, politics, world war two, obsession, infidelity, pianist, maid, singer, artists and showbiz, society, dishonesty, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: paris france, england, london, france, europe ...
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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: romantic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: nazi occupation, female writer, letter, friendship, reading a book, island, fiance fiancee relationship, world war two, love, german soldier, hunger, book ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
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29%
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 ⇓
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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: partisan, world war two, german, battle, german soldier, politics, pacifist, flashback, soldier, vacation, revolution, anti war ...
Place: spain
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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, commando, war violence, battle, nazi, childhood, french soldier, soldier, rifle, german soldier, battles, commando mission ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, amsterdam
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25%
Fall of the Eagles (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: bomb, father daughter relationship, train, death of loved one, soldier, wounded soldier, explosion, female nudity, jewish, nazi, deathbed, german soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
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A Bag of Marbles (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, nazi, ss, german soldier, holocaust, jewish, nazi occupation, world war two, danger, soldier, military, murder of family ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, partisan, winter, village, world war two, german army, battle, search, nazi, german soldier, husband wife relationship, family relations ...
Time: 1940s
Place: albania
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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
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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, family relations, nazi soldier, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
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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: train, stock footage, escape, ruins, high society, holocaust, nazi, forbidden love, world war two, bombing, nazi germany, jewish
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
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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, little boy, goose, bagpipes, 8 year old, child killed, german soldier, dead girl, prison, propaganda, british soldier, photograph ...
Time: year 1939, year 1940, 1940s, 1930s
Place: france
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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, murder, german, gypsy, fear, execution, prayer, death, nazi, river
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Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
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Audience: boys' night
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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: girl, world war two, mountain, blood, mass murder, massacre, battle, village, nazi, tank, innocence, execution ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Elysium (1986)
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Plot: world war two, death of child, nazi, medical experiment, concentration camp, children, boy, jewish
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crossings (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 269 min.
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Story: Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France. Aboard is beautiful, American-born Liane De Villiers, devoted to her much-older husband, the French ambassador to the United ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, collaborator, infidelity, french, nazi, voyage, affair, german occupation, journey, husband wife relationship, love ...
Place: san francisco, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Scent of Quinces (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thanks to his friendliness towards Nazis, Sarajevo businessman gets more and more rich during WW2. However, his infatuation towards the Jewish girl causes his downfall.
Plot: world war two, jewish girl, drinking, funeral, female nudity, postman, innocence, rain, death of father, husband wife relationship, traitor, bread ...
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia
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The Midwife (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: romantic, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, touching
Plot: love, world war two, ss officer, midwife, falling in love, fall in love, genocide, torture, nurse, german soldier, concentration camp, war crime ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: norway, finland
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23%
Cat and Mouse (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the book by the same name written by Günter Grass. Pilenz, the narrator, revisits places of his childhood, going through his memories regarding his relationship to Mahlke, an old "friend" of his.
Plot: teenage boy, suicide, world war two, high school, controversy, german army, friendship, friend, nazi, german soldier, inferiority complex, archive footage ...
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Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, nazi concentration camp, prison, nazi, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film looks through the eyes of the German offense during World War II, specifically a German tank crew who, after losing a battle, struggle to get home.
Plot: world war two, tank, german soldier, bombing, u.s. army
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Across the Waters (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
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Story: Fuglene Over Sundet is the gripping tale of the Danish Jews' escape to Sweden in October 1943.
Style: unusual plot structure, thought provoking, exciting, sincere, touching ...
Plot: nazi occupation, world war two, nazi officer, german soldier, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, jewish man, nazi, nazi soldier, nazis, death by gunshot, jazz band ...
Time: 1940s
Place: scandinavia, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, jew persecution, signal, ss, concentration camp, holocaust, nazi concentration camp, peasant, gendarme, mix up, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: german officer, train, world war two, grave, female protagonist, battles, only son, impostor, wrestler, squad, torture, loss of husband ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: athens, athens greece, hellas, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Occupation in 26 Pictures (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in Dubrovnik, this drama chronicles a friendship, between three men, that began just before World War II. One of the men is of Italian origin, another is the wealthy heir of a shipping fortune, and the third is the son of a Jewish antique-store ...
Style: pre war
Plot: world war two, friendship, prisoner, controversy, anvil, war atrocity, communism, fear, massacre, brothel, decapitation, partisan ...
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, touching, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, world war two, romance, self discovery, forbidden love, family life, love triangle, death in the family, human nature, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance ...
Place: ireland, europe, france, texas
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