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Beginning (1967)
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Beginning (1967)
Original name: Skizbe
Genre: Short, Documentary
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 10 min.
Story: Philosophical essay about the October Revolution of 1917 in Russia, its influence on the destiny of the world in the 20th century.
Plot: world war two, josef stalin, violence, struggle, battles, snow, lenin, nazism, freedom, explosion, riot, gunshot, russian revolution, archive footage, bombing, demonstration, imperialism, battle
Time: 60s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: ussr, berlin germany, europe

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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 archive footage, death, battles, violence, exploitation, society and filmmaking mostly in Documentary, Short and History genres. Some movies like Beginning: Escape From a Nazi Death Camp (2014), Defence Counsel Sedov (1988), Project Nim (2011), The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006), Peace One Day (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Escape From a Nazi Death Camp (2014)
Genre: Documentary, Short, History
Country: USA
Duration: 38 min.
Story: From PBS - The secret Nazi death camp at Sobibor was created solely for the mass extermination of Jews. But on the 14th of October 1943, the inmates fought back, in the biggest and most successful prison outbreak of the Second World War. Told ...
Plot: world war two, concentration camp survivor, holocaust, concentration camp, holocaust survivor, nazi, nazi concentration camp, nazis
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Defence Counsel Sedov (1988)
Genre: Short, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Late one evening in Moscow in 1937, Defence Counsel Sedov hears a knock at the door. Three women whose agronomist husbands have been sentenced to death for alleged sabotage beg him to take on the seemingly hopeless task of saving them. Sedov embarks ...
Plot: train, prison, courtroom, telephone, josef stalin, injustice, bureaucracy, terror, repression, car, clapping
Place: ussr, soviet union
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Project Nim (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, psychological, sad ...
Plot: chimpanzee, fish out of water, animal life, experiment gone awry, teaching the ways of the world, captivity, human nature, confined, society, power relations, animal training, human animal relationship ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, new york
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Paul McCartney Really Is Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison (2010)
Genre: Documentary, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the summer of 2005, a package arrived at the Hollywood offices of Highway 61 Entertainment from London with no return address. Inside were two mini-cassette audio tapes dated December 30, 1999 and labeled "The Last Testament of George ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, contemplative
Plot: music band, hollywood, musician's life, dealing with death, dishonesty, friends, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, conspiracy, archive footage, riddles and clues, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 90s, 21st century ...
Place: usa, england, europe
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The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, Austria, Netherlands
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Pervert's Guide to Cinema offers an introduction into some of Žižek's most exciting ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form. Whether he is untangling the famously baffling films of ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: filmmaking, cause and meaning, social relations, society, artists and showbiz, monologue, philosopher, film history, philosophy, archive footage, sexism, sexual identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
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Peace One Day (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: against the odds, politics, state affairs, obsessive quest, hopes, society, follow your dream, lobbyist, anti war, 9/11, battles, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: africa
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Donor (2016)
Genre: Short
Country: USA
Duration: 7 min.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, scary, rough ...
Plot: murderer, doctor, murder, sadist, death, exploitation, blood, black market, violent death, held captive, brutality, nurse ...
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Gringo (1985)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Filmed in documentary-style, the film follows the character of Gringo, a young man looking for fortune in New York, only to fall into heroin addiction.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: heroin, anti hero, realism, drugs/alcohol, drug abuse, americana, addiction, urban, anti heroes, life is a bitch, misfit, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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Born in China (2016)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Venturing into the wilds of China, "Born in China" captures intimate moments with a panda bear and her growing cub, a young golden monkey who feels displaced by his baby sister, and a mother snow leopard struggling to raise her two cubs.
Plot: panda, nature, animals, birth, wildlife, wild animal, vulture, leopard, monkey, animal, summer, mountain ...
Place: china
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The World Wars (2014)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: The World Wars tells the story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The documentary examines the two wars as one ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: soldier, world war one, war, infantrymen, historical character, state affairs, military, politics, nazism, head of state, leadership, battles ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 20s ...
Place: usa, europe
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The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Everyone has a skeleton or two in his or her closet, but what about the director behind some of the most successful thrillers ever to hit the silver screen? Could M. Night Shyamalan be hiding a deep, dark secret that drives his macabre cinematic ...
Style: serious
Plot: interview, uncover truth, showbiz, filmmaking, crow, ouija board, conspiracy, polaroid, water, filmmaker, supernatural, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
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Stalingrad (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Drama set in 1942, during one of the most important battles of World War II, which stopped the progress of Nazi forces and turned the tide of war in favor of the Allies. The Soviet army mounts a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, heroes, siege, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, red army, danger, battle zone, military life, heroism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union, europe
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Aa Gun Thaam (2017)
Genre: Short, Action
Country: India
Duration: 7 min.
Story: When a common man does a crime, he has to accept it. But when he doesn't and instead gets framed, what else can he wish for except revenge? In the film, A meek man has promised an officer that he won't kill the man behind ruining his life. ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: jumping, flashback, murder, revenge plot, meeting, blood, eyes, mirror, falling, grief, criminal, guilt ...
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I Don't Hate Las Vegas Anymore (1994)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A real-life comedy about a filmmaker who takes a road trip to Las Vegas -- with his real-life father and 16-year-old half-brother, plus a crew of two -- in the hopes of proving the existence of God.
Style: humorous, offbeat, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, filmmaking, on the road, chaos and mayhem, down on your luck, eccentric family, nothing goes right, introspection, family life, parents and children, disorder, quibbling ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
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Genre: Short
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
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Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 225 min.
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Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Documentary
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Duration: 58 min.
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Mondo Magic (1975)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film is about tribes in Africa and South America who turn toward magic as a means of survival and way of life.
Plot: shaman, exploitation, vulture, giraffe, amazon tribe, breast feeding, witch doctor, african tribe, turtle, crab, urinating on someone, phallic symbol
Place: south america, africa
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Africa Uncensored (1971)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Documentary film making at its best as it narrates very exotic and esoteric rituals of the primitive peoples of Africa.
Plot: ritual, birth, exploitation, burial, circumcision, nudity (full frontal - brief), slaughterhouse
Time: 70s
Place: africa
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Genre: Documentary
Country: Australia
Duration: 55 min.
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Plot: storyteller, grave, british empire, gravestone, court martial, colonel, cemetery, headstone, burial, trial, lieutenant, military ...
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Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
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He Stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life (1986)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: underground film, avant garde
Plot: artist, autobiography
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Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Director Jonas Mekas travels through New York nights, through apartments, studios, backstage rooms, galleries, bars, and clubs. Encountering old acquaintances like Ken and Flo Jacobs, Yoko Ono, friends, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. Mr. ...
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Hamilton, One Shot to Broadway (2017)
Genre: Documentary
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Duration: 90 min.
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Emanuelle and the Erotic Nights (1978)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
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Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Duration: 51 min.
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