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The Supper (1992)
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The Supper (1992)
Original name: Le Souper
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: France, 1815. After his defeat at Waterloo, Napoleon heads for exile. Royalists occupy Paris and attempt to restore the monarchy. However, the battle doesn't seem to be over. On July 6, Talleyrand, a shrewd politician of flexible convictions, invites chief of police and zealous revolutionary Fouché to supper and tries to convince him to serve the king. Over the meal they insult each other, accuse each other, and, at first sight, look like mortal enemies. But they definitely have one thing in common: they are both power-hungry.
Style: thought provoking, clever, serious, suspense, realistic, disturbing, talky, cynical, biting, contemplative
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, politics, battles, rise to the top, royal family, rebellion, revolution, tragic love, leadership, society, political intrigue, opposites attract, head of state, political unrest, wartime life, dishonesty, state affairs, police, cookery, french revolution, wealth, intelligence, monarch, night, government ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and captivating films with plots about state affairs, society, politics, political unrest, rebellion, dishonesty and revolution mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Supper: Danton (1983), That Night in Varennes (1982), Uranus (1990), O Jerusalem (2006), St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: talky, epic, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, political unrest, politics, idealism, rebellion, intrigue, death row, french history, fighting the system, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, poland, europe, spain ...
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That Night in Varennes (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when revolutionists arrest the fleeing King Louis.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: french revolution, revolution, royal family, womanizer, aristocracy, escape attempt, stagecoach, king of france, intrigue, adventure, society, fugitives ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Uranus (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who likes to write poetry, who only wants to be left alone to do his ...
Style: biting, serious, realistic, psychological, clever ...
Plot: world war two, satire, battles, state affairs, survival, life is a bitch, uncover truth, society, rebellion, fighting the system, politics, war ...
Place: france, europe
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69%
 6.0
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O Jerusalem (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, UK, Italy, Greece, Israel, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tale of friendship between two men, one Jewish and the other Arab, as the state of Israel is being created.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: military, rebellion, friendship, battles, politics, state affairs, rivalry, wartime life, rebelliousness, political unrest, uninhibited rivalry, war for independence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: israel, holy land, jerusalem, palestine
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St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal activities, Italian International member Giulio Manieri holds on to his political ideals while struggling against madness in the loneliness of his prison cell.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: revolution, politics, solitary, state affairs, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, hopes, chaos and mayhem, haunted by the past, prison, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
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64%
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AFR (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Danmarks statsminister Anders Fogh Rasmussen er blevet myrdet. Den hovedmistænkte er statsministerens homoseksuelle elsker Emil. I tiden efter mordet møder vi en lang række af verdens politikere og magtfulde mennesker, fra Kofi Annan til Pia ...
Style: serious, cynical, clever, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, state affairs, dishonesty, society, crimes, politics, campaign, satire, artists and showbiz, media, life is a bitch, head of state ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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Les Miserables (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: french revolution, tragic love, redemption, revolution, dehumanization, injustice, bishop, chief, on the run, going straight, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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61%
The Time That Remains (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, Italy, UK, United Arab Emirates, Israel
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.[Synopsis from the director, courtesy of Cannes Film Festival] : "The Time That Remains" is a semi biographic film, in four historic episodes, about a ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Plot: politics, unfulfillment, political unrest, family life, parents and children, life is a bitch, wartime life, family relations, state affairs, dark humor, society
Time: 21st century, 1940s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, palestine
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61%
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The Sun (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia, Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Sun (Russian: Сóлнце, Solntse) is a 2005 Russian biographical film depicting Japanese Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) during the final days of World War II. The film is the third drama in director Aleksandr Sokurov's trilogy, which included ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, emperor, wartime life, military, leadership, politics, totalitarianism, society, head of state, war, state affairs, downfall ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, factual
Plot: revolution, politics, society, state affairs, head of state, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, chinese history, republican era china ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: china, asia
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59%
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, intrigue, rivalry, family life, revolution, society, dishonesty, royal family, parents and children, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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58%
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Marat/Sade (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Charenton Asylum, the Marquis de Sade directs a play about Jean Paul Marat's death, using the patients as actors. Based 'The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under ...
Style: talky, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, tense ...
Plot: politics, sex maniac, mental institution, fighting the system, murder, mental illness, state affairs, artists and showbiz, society, crimes, life is a bitch, doctors and patients ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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56%
Jefferson in Paris (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, sexy, visually appealing ...
Plot: revolution, friendship, interracial relations, slavery, romance, ambassador, president, interracial romance, politics, master and servant, clergy, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, england ...
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56%
The Rider Named Death (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In pre-Soviet Russia, Boris Savinkov leads a terrorist faction of Socialist-Revolutionary Party members responsible for the deaths of governors and ministers.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, captivating, clever ...
Plot: assassination, terrorism, assassination attempt, state affairs, politics, rebellion, tragic hero, heroes, head of state, dishonesty, revolution, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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55%
The Last Supper (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Cuba
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A pious plantation owner attempts to teach Christianity to 12 of his slaves by inviting them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: racism, rebellion, landlord, religion, slavery, christianity, plantation, culture clash, discrimination, interracial relations, rebelliousness, master and servant ...
Time: 18th century
Place: cuba, latin america
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The Bridges of Sarajevo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Thirteen European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo; what this city has represented in European history over the past hundred years, and what Sarajevo stands for today in Europe. These eminent filmmakers of different generations and origins ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, serious, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, wartime life, haunted by the past, politics, anti war, society, political unrest, state affairs, world war one, archive footage, female director
Time: 20th century
Place: bosnia
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God Loves Caviar (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Greece, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of eighteenth-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from humble beginnings to become the head of one of the largest mercantile empires in Europe.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: revolution, pirate, political intrigue, ambition, political unrest, dishonesty, rise to the top, state affairs, idealism, imperialism, rebellion, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, russia, hellas, athens greece
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55%
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The Guarantee (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On the night of September 29, 2008, the Irish government decided to guarantee the entire domestic banking system.'The Guarantee' tells the story of that night, and what led to it.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: politics, corporate crime, corporate crimes, legal, rivalry, uncover truth, political intrigue, state affairs, dishonesty, finance, manipulation, office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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54%
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Power (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pete St. John is a powerful and successful political consultant, with clients spread around the country. When his long-time friend and client Ohio senator Sam Hastings decides to quit politics, he is rapidly drafted to help with the campaign of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, clever, talky
Plot: political corruption, politics, campaign, political intrigue, state affairs, fighting the system, society, manipulation, legal, ambition, media, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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54%
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Tsar (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 16th-century Russia in the grip of chaos, Ivan the Terrible strongly believes he is vested with a holy mission. Believing he can understand and interpret the signs, he sees the Last Judgment approaching. He establishes absolute power, cruelly ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: clergy, leadership, russian history, political unrest, head of state, royal court, political corruption, rebelliousness, corrupted ruler, dishonesty, ambition, rebellion ...
Time: 16th century
Place: russia
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The Deal (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is approaching an election in the UK when the leader of the Labour party, John Smith, suffers another in a line of heart attacks and dies. With the leadership campaign about to start the clear choice appears to be Gordon Brown, a stanch Scotsman. ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: politics, ambition, leadership, rise to the top, friendship, betrayal, political intrigue, state affairs, dishonesty, political corruption, campaign, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: england, britain
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52%
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The Best Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how badly they want the job.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, rough, biting ...
Plot: politics, election campaign, political intrigue, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top, corrupt politician, state affairs, media, head of state, opponent, power relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: los angeles
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52%
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Copenhagen (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No one knows for sure what transpired when German physicist Werner Heisenberg met with his Jewish Danish counterpart, Niels Bohr, in Copenhagen -- the event became the stuff of modern scientific mythology. Director Howard Davies puts his spin on the ...
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, prodigy, inventions and discoveries, friendship, politics, state affairs, society, wartime life, super weapon, nuclear threat, scientist, physics ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen
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51%
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Colonel Chabert (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory, he goes back to Paris, where his "widow", Anne ...
Style: serious, sentimental, harsh, talky, disturbing ...
Plot: battles, betrayal, haunted by the past, homecoming, romance, military, war, missing person, infidelity, wartime life, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, london
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51%
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Just Great (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, talky, witty ...
Plot: politics, factory, revolution, reporter, strike, rebellion, society, workplace, state affairs, journalism, fighting the system, media ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972, year 1968
Place: france, paris france, asia, europe, vietnam
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Even the Rain (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Focuses on Sebastian and Costa, obsessive filmmakers who, in their quest to uncover the myth of Christopher Columbus and resistance to colonial power by Indian rebel Hatuey, ultimately end up embroiled in a modern revolt against Western ...
Style: talky, serious, thought provoking, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: filmmaking, audition, demonstration, protest, culture clash, society, native americans, exploitation, bribery, director, political protest, civil unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, 70s
Place: bolivia, latin america, california, spain, south america
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50%
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We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
Style: tense, serious, factual, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: politics, italian history, political unrest, rebellion, rebelliousness, society, battles, revolution, historical event, occupation, execution, repression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, southern italy, naples italy
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50%
Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the glorious battlefields of the American Revolution, two great generals distinguished themselves; George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Washington is remembered as America's founding father, Arnold as America's most notorious traitor. ...
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: american revolution, revolution, independence, treason, military, assassination, political unrest, political conspiracy, war, state affairs, tragic hero, rebellion ...
Time: 18th century
Place: usa, quebec, philadelphia
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49%
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La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: talky, thought provoking, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, revolution, university, society, rebellion, lifestyle, state affairs, crimes, youth, fighting the system, student life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, britain, usa
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49%
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Endgame (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The time is the late '80s, a crucial period in the history of South Africa. President P.W. Botha is hanging on to power by a thread as the African National Congress (ANC) takes up arms against apartheid and the country tumbles toward ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bomb, rebellion, hopes, politics, wartime life, political unrest, siege, revolution, life is a bitch, fighting the system, unlikely partners, state affairs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: south africa, england, africa, europe, cape town south africa
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49%