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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, french girl, world war two, pianist, female protagonist, french resistance, 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 suspense, realistic, serious and captivating films with plots about world war two, nazi, german soldier, german, jewish, death and soldier mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Silence of the Sea: Suite Fran?aise (2014), Franz + Polina (2006), The Exception (2016), 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, love and romance, german soldier, war, fall in love, german officer, military, adultery, soldier, nazi occupied france ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
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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, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: ss, world war two, deserter, german soldier, false identity, occupation
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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, suspenseful, tense
Plot: nazi occupation, jewish, german soldier, german, love, military, spy, bodyguard, investigation, conspiracy, gestapo, threat ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, year 1940
Place: germany, holland, poland, netherlands, berlin germany
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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: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: betrayal, obsession, politics, infidelity, world war two, singer, pianist, maid, society, showbiz, lovers reunited, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: paris france, london, england, 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: touching, romantic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: nazi occupation, friendship, letter, island, reading a book, female writer, fiance fiancee relationship, world war two, love, nazi, writers, book ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946
Place: london
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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, flashback, prisoner of war camp, male female relationship, jewish, female nudity, mysticism, convent, metaphor, russian, world war two ...
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, storytelling, soldier, flashback, german soldier, writers, revolutionary, pacifist, revolution, memory ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fall of the Eagles (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: train, father daughter relationship, deathbed, german soldier, explosion, wounded soldier, nazi, death of loved one, bomb, world war two, singer, soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ 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 soldier, winter, search, husband wife relationship, world war two, village, battle, nazi, battles, family relations, partisan, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, french soldier, war violence, battle, rifle, soldier, commando mission, commando unit, scuba, combat, battles, commando ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: amsterdam, paris france, france
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27%
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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: high society, bombing, forbidden love, holocaust, ruins, nazi germany, train, jewish, escape, world war two, nazi, stock footage
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ss, holocaust, brother brother relationship, jewish, nazi occupation, nazi, german soldier, world war two, soldier, danger, military, fear ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, nice france
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27%
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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, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, danger, resistance fighter, war, freedom fighter, nazi, heroes, female director, firing squad, sabotage, wehrmacht ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: denmark, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 262
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: world war two, resistance, heroism, nazi, nazis
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, tank, imprisonment, photograph, cellar, dead girl, goose, village, school teacher, british soldier, school, camera ...
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, german, prayer, fear, river, execution, gypsy, singing, murder, death, nazi
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, surprise, heroes, village, german, tank, laughter, mill, hill, death ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crossings (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 269 min.
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, husband wife relationship, infidelity, adultery, love, politics, voyage, industrialist, french, affair, collaborator ...
Place: paris france, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: suspense, disturbing, touching, rough, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tank, death, armor, world war two, eastern front, wartime, wartime life, nazi, battlefield, great patriotic war, military life, nazi soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: friendship, classmate, medal, german soldier, nazi soldier, third reich, exile, german army, war hero, symbolism, inferiority complex, archive footage ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 33
Elysium (1986)
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, boy, jewish, concentration camp, medical experiment, death of child, children, nazi
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, bombing, drinking, dog, husband wife relationship, fear, blood, muslim, river, nazi, innocence ...
Place: sarajevo, bosnia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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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: serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: world war two, ghetto, orphan, starvation, holocaust, against humanity, confined, war, child in peril, survival, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Midwife (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 'The Midwife' (fin.'Kätilö') is a romance-drama set during WWII in Finland’s Lapland province, a major European battle ground of the war. Based on Katja Kettu’s bestselling novel, 'The Midwife' turns on the love ...
Style: romantic, suspense, suspenseful, touching, disturbing
Plot: love, world war two, ss officer, midwife, falling in love, fall in love, nurse, concentration camp, mass murder, genocide, german soldier, torture ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: norway, finland
⇓ 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: captive, german soldier, medal, soldier, horse, world war two, marriage, impersonation, only son, hellenic, performer, torment ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 70s, year 1940
Place: athens, hellas, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 883
Memoir of Pain (2017)
Genre: Drama
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: realistic, romantic, compassionate, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: french resistance, female writer, gestapo, nazism, world war two, concentration camp, nazi occupation, nazi occupied france, sea, female protagonist, beach, end of war ...
Time: year 1944, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, prison, nazi, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
⇓ 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, realistic, psychological, touching, talky ...
Plot: family relations, world war two, forbidden love, family life, self discovery, romance, human nature, love triangle, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations, death in the family ...
Place: ireland, france, europe, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, holocaust, ss, signal, mix up, nazi concentration camp, concentration camp, peasant, jewish, volunteer, recruit ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
⇓ 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, friends, rescue, holocaust, wartime life, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, scotland ...
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24%