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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...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: nazi occupation, world war two, german soldier, german officer, nazi, french resistance, grandfather granddaughter relationship, pianist, female protagonist, life is a bitch, relationship problems, french girl, war, forbidden love, family relations, neighbor, wartime, fall in love, in love, tragic love, love affair, occupation, male female relationship, social problems, family problems ...

Most similar movies to Silence of the Sea

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspense, realistic and serious films with plots about world war two, war, nazi occupation, wartime life, nazi, wartime and family relations mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Silence of the Sea: Suite Française (2014), The Exception (2016), Franz + Polina (2006), The Last Train (1973), The Last Winter (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Suite Française (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: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, german soldier, fall in love, german officer, love and romance, war, nazi officer, nazi occupied france, soldier, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
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100%
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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, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, gestapo, nazi officer, third reich, love, nazi germany, jewish, german army, spy, bodyguard, german ...
Time: year 1934, year 1940, 1920s, 1940s
Place: germany, holland, netherlands, poland, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 460
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: exciting, touching, captivating, suspense
Plot: ss, deserter, german soldier, occupation, world war two, military, soldier, tragic love, relationships, male female relationship, war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Guernsey Literary & 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, touching, sincere, uplifting, feel good
Audience: chick flick
Plot: marriage proposal, letter, nazi occupation, world war two, writers, nazi, german occupation, fiance fiancee relationship, female writer, friendship, strong female character, pregnant woman ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: world war two, train, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, holocaust, love affair, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, war, fugitives ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: village, world war two, winter, war, husband wife relationship, nazi, partisan, german army, german soldier, german occupation, family relations, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Honor Was Loyalty (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Captain Ludwig Herckel a devoted and patriotic soldier of the SS Leibstandarte fights in every major conflict from the Eastern front to the battle of the bulge. Fiercely loyal to his country and his brothers in arms, loved by his men, Herckel will ...
Style: suspense, thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, heartbreaking
Plot: german soldier, world war two, human relationship, friendship between men, wartime, selflessness, compassion, survival, against humanity, cruelty, nazism, sadism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Memoir of War (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: compassionate, serious, romantic, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: french resistance, gestapo, nazism, concentration camp, nazi occupied france, world war two, nazi occupation, female writer, nazi, female protagonist, end of war, police officer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere
Plot: betrayal, politics, world war two, infidelity, obsession, maid, pianist, singer, manipulation, strong female presence, religions or cults, couples ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, london, england, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Summer Solstice (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Coming of Age Drama in rural Poland in the summer of 1943.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: struggle for survival, nazi, war, wartime, tragic love, love affair, wartime life, love story, world war two, male female relationship, gendarmerie, lake ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Warsaw 44 (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A beautiful story about youth, love, friendship and the pursuit of adventure during the bloody and brutal reality of the Warsaw Uprising.
Style: realistic, captivating, romantic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, nazi germany, nazism, death, love and romance, friendship, society, love story, love affair, relationships, young love ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: wartime life, life is a bitch, against the odds, world war two, daring rescue, war, wartime, german occupation, resistance fighter, prospector, resistance, nazi occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Brazil, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man who grew up an orphan finally gets to meet his father: The psychopath Dr. Josef Mengele, the Auschwitz surgeon who performed genetic experiments on concentration camp refugees during WWII.
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: parent child relationship, world war two, experiment, father son reunion, war criminal, nazi, father son relationship, war, ex nazi, psychopath, relationship problems, human experiment ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Waiting for Anya (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, deportation, occupation, jewish, military, german occupation, social problems, wartime life, jew persecution, war, wartime ...
Time: year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: emotional, disturbing, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, resistance fighter, war, heroes, freedom fighter, resistance, nazi, sabotage, heroism, fight, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 468
Joanna (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In an era in which it is difficult for the true emotion and excitement, Feliks Falk found the key to the human heart. How many of us love? How much we are able to self-sacrifice? Is there a price that can not pay, when it comes to life of a loved ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, sincere
Plot: nazi occupation, german officer, german, hiding place, loneliness, officer, secret, world war two, treason, traitor, jewess, punishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Vasu falls in love with Keerthi, but when he expresses his feelings to her, she turns him down and says that her marriage has already been arranged. He later learns that she is set to marry his close friend Cheenu.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: love triangle, tragic love, family problems, love interest, romantic triangle, life is a bitch, friends, relationship problems, social problems, love story, troubled marriage, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Soldier of Orange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.
Style: stylized, realistic, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, betrayal, war, espionage, escape attempt, queen, occupation, resistance, german, friendship, graphic violence ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 80s
Place: europe, netherlands, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Wife of a Spy (2020)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It’s 1940, and the population of Japan is divided over its entry into World War II. Satoko, the wife of a fabric merchant, is devoted to her husband but is beginning to suspect he’s up to something. Soon she allows herself to be drawn into a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: murder, world war two, social problems, family relations, female protagonist, lifestyle, wartime, war, occupation, male female relationship, spy, japanese occupation of china ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Nuvve... Nuvve... (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Vishwanath (Prakash Raj) is a millionaire whose daughter is Anjali (Shriya Saran). Vishwanath loves his daughter very much. So much that he even buys her an Icecream Parlor when his daughter asks him for an ice cream. What Vishwanath expects is a ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, domineering father, love, overprotective father, love story, love affair, in love, life is a bitch, wealthy family, couples, rich and poor, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 13K
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: sexy, captivating, sentimental, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, espionage, resistance, secret agents, romance, war, couples, friends, holocaust, fall in love, wartime life, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, vichy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Third Way of Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: "The Third Way of Love" tells the sad love story of Lin Qi Zheng, who is from a rich family, and Zhou Yu who is a smart and beautiful lawyer.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: love triangle, relationship problems, sister sister relationship, star crossed lovers, romantic triangle, unfulfilled love, love affair, family relations, relationships, love story, family problems, rich man ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.3
 42
Janani (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Film about a young heir to a toy company who has gotten a young lady pregnant. But were they unknowingly related to one-another?
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: family disapproval, star crossed lovers, relationships, family problems, love affair, love story, romantic relationship, family relations, relationship problems, male female relationship, in love, fall in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 7K
Twin Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany.
Style: epic, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twins, family reunited, family relations, life is a bitch, culture clash, society, orphan, reconciliation, wartime life, human nature, forceful separation, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: holland, germany, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Auschwitz Report (2021)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This is the true story of Freddy and Walter – two young Slovak Jews, who were deported to Auschwitz in 1942. On 10 April 1944, after meticulous planning and with the help and the resilience of their inmates, they manage to escape. While the ...
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing
Plot: concentration camp, nazi occupation, nazi, world war two, nazism, wartime life, jewish, wartime, war violence, life is a bitch, prisoner of war camp, prisoners of war ...
Time: 1940s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Strange Gardens (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lucien, 14, can’t understand why his father, a serious and respected teacher, makes a fool of himself by dressing up as a clown and giving a show. André, Lucien’s father’s best friend, feels for the teenager and decides to reveal something ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: world war two, german occupation, nazi occupation, french resistance, nazi occupied france, occupied france, sabotage, resistance, fight, war, occupation, resistance fighter ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
Winter in Wartime (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families. Fourteen year old Michiel can't wait to join the Dutch resistance, to ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, resistance, execution, occupation, coming of age, adventure, wartime life, german, life is a bitch, young heroes, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Liberation of Skopje (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia, Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Zoran is the hero of this story set in Skopje during the German occupation of the city in World War II. Through his eyes, we experience all the cruelty, poverty and suffering of wartime. A love affair between his Macedonian mother and ...
Style: suspense, thought provoking, psychological, rough, tense
Plot: liberation, arrest, partisan, traitor, assassination, prisoner, german officer, boy, german occupation, nazi occupation, world war two, mother son relationship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, balkan, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, gloomy
Plot: intrigue, world war two, doctor, against humanity, war, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, on the run, life is a bitch, vengeance, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, nazi occupation, soldier, military, battles, against the odds, friendship, rivalry, military life, battle zone, bicycle ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%