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Beginning (1967)
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Beginning (1967)
Original name: Սկիզբը
Genre: Documentary, Short
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, violence, snow, battles, nazism, freedom, riot, russian revolution, josef stalin, imperialism, bombing, demonstration, struggle, lenin, explosion, gunshot, archive footage, 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 female nudity, world war two, society, violence, death, archive footage and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Documentary, Short and Drama 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, holocaust, concentration camp, concentration camp survivor, nazi, holocaust survivor
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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: prison, train, courtroom, josef stalin, car, injustice, bureaucracy, repression, terror, telephone, clapping
Place: ussr
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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, experiment gone awry, power relations, society, confined, teaching the ways of the world, captivity, human nature, animal training, human animal relationship, sign language ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century ...
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, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, contemplative
Plot: music band, musician's life, hollywood, dealing with death, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, friends, celebrity culture, riddles and clues, haunted by the past, conspiracy, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 21st century, 90s ...
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, captivating, humorous, talky ...
Plot: filmmaking, cause and meaning, social relations, artists and showbiz, society, monologue, philosopher, philosophy, parents and children, human nature, sexual relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
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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: politics, against the odds, hopes, society, state affairs, follow your dream, obsessive quest, anti war, lobbyist, battles, determination, peace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: africa
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Donor (2016)
Genre: Short
Country: USA
Duration: 7 min.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: murderer, murder, sadist, doctor, death, violence, black market, exploitation, victim, nurse, violent death, held captive ...
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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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: heroin, heroes, misfit, crimes, society, downfall, life is a bitch, drug abuse, addiction, americana, realism, money ...
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, wild animal, wildlife, leopard, monkey, waterfall, mountain, rainbow, winter ...
Place: china
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The World Wars (2014)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 270 min.
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: soldier, world war one, war, historical character, infantrymen, politics, military, state affairs, head of state, totalitarianism, nazism, leadership ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s, 20th century
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: uncover truth, filmmaking, showbiz, crow, conspiracy, ouija board, water, legends and myths, supernatural, artists and showbiz, found footage, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
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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: flashback, revenge, promise, murder, police, confession, guilt, remorse, legal, frame up, attack, grief ...
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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: captivating, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, siege, heroes, red army, life is a bitch, battles, wartime life, military life, battle zone, heroism, russian history ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: ussr, russia, europe
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Wavelength (1967)
Genre: Short, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Wavelength consists of almost no action, and what action does occur is largely elided. If the film could be said to have a conventional plot, this would presumably refer to the three “character” scenes. Snow’s intent for the film was “a ...
Style: surreal, experimental, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: estrangement, dealing with death, introspection, human nature, canadian, sea, warehouse, presumed dead, indoor, photograph, telephone, noise ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa
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The Ascent (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two Soviet partisans leave their starving band to get supplies from a nearby farm. The Germans have reached the farm first, so the pair must go on a journey deep into occupied territory, a voyage that will also take them deep into their souls.
Style: stylized, bleak, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, cold weather, village, betrayal, partisan, captivity, atrocity, wartime life, death sentence, graphic violence, war, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: ussr, russia, europe
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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: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, family relations, on the road, nothing goes right, religions or cults, quibbling, disorder, chaos and mayhem, introspection, eccentric family, family life, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
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A Womb of Their Own (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Six articulate, charismatic and diverse masculine-identified people discuss their pregnancies and chest-feeding experiences, demonstrating the non-binary nature of gender.
Plot: transsexual, pregnant man
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Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare (1982)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A record of McKellen's one-man Broadway show about the Bard.
Style: one man show
Plot: lecture, filmed play
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Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A look at the rise and fall of the subversive skateboarding magazine Big Brother, which rose to prominence in the mid-1990s and had a profound effect on the skating subculture with its unfiltered approach.
Plot: skateboard, disneyland, feces, male nudity, female nudity, publishing, drug use, jackass, alcohol, defecation, pornography, urination ...
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Hamilton, One Shot to Broadway (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It’s the hit musical that changed Broadway forever and brought the genius of Lin Manuel Miranda to the attention of legions of fans across the world. A story of how a group of mavericks made an unlikely marriage of hip-hop and history to create ...
Style: educational
Plot: broadway, playwright, music history, historical figure, theatre play, music
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Don't Sell My Guitars (2017)
Genre: Short
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
Story: He played with some of the great pioneers of country music in some of the raunchiest honky-tonks from California to Oklahoma. Now in his final days, a beloved guitar picker whispers a final request to his wife.
Plot: father daughter relationship, father, blues, guitarist, true love, last words, guitar, gospel music
Place: oklahoma
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Emanuelle and the Erotic Nights (1978)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Emanuelle hosts this peculiar sexploitation Mondo film that looks at several examples of bizarre sexual behavior.
Plot: exploitation, lesbian sex, emmanuelle, lesbianism, killing an animal, satanic cult, sex club, female nudity, sex, new age, amusement park, virgin ...
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He Stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life (1986)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A film collage tracing the story of the lives, loves, and deaths within the artistic community surrounding Jonas Mekas.
Style: avant garde, underground film
Plot: artist, autobiography
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Sleepless Nights Stories (2011)
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. ...
Plot: tree, poetry, lizard, drinking alcohol, drinking wine, camera
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Tigers of the Snow (1997)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: There are only about 300 remaining Siberian Tigers in the wild, restricted to a section of far Eastern Russia, near the coast. Wildlife biologists risk life and limb to track the tiger and research its movements and habits. They sedate the animals ...
Plot: russian, conservation, captivity, tiger, animal death, endangered species, tranquilizer dart
Place: russia, siberia
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Without Gorky (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Without Gorky is a personal journey into a powerful family tragedy. At the centre of the film are the conversations between the director, Cosima, and her grandmother, Mougouch. The whole family has been shaped by the legacy left by Cosima's ...
Plot: famous painting, armenian genocide, immigrants, painter, artist, suicide, family history, armenian, genocide
Place: armenia
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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, nudity (full frontal - brief), slaughterhouse, burial, exploitation, circumcision, birth
Time: 70s
Place: africa
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Bianca Beauchamp: All Access (2007)
Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Documents the sub-culture of latex fetishism. ALL ACCESS offers a visit inside the private and public circles of a fetish icons. It follows Bianca Beauchamp through three days and three nights during one of the Montreal Fetish Weekend. A party at ...
Plot: fetish, backstage, fetishism, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, bondage, female nudity, party, breasts
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Can We Live with Robots? (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: As robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) become increasingly prevalent, questions arise around their impact on human relationships. Travelling the world from the UK to Japan and the USA, Akram Khan meets with scientists and their creations of AI ...
Plot: dancer, scientist, technology, choreographer, artificial intelligence, robot, research, interview, british asian
Time: near future
Place: japan, usa
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Mondo Freudo (1966)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A “hidden camera” takes the viewer on a worldwide tour of sexual practices and rituals, including Tijuana strippers, Asian sex shows, British prostitutes, New York devil worshipers and a Mexican slave market.
Plot: travelogue, sexuality, prostitution, go go dancer, ritual, voyeurism, prostitute, exhibitionism, rite, lesbianism, beach, lesbian ...
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