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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
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Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Original name: Taras Bulba
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, epic, captivating, stylized, dramatic, brutal, uplifting
Plot: cossack, battles, rebelliousness, political unrest, society, parent child relationship, sword fight, state affairs, heroes, father son relationship, leadership, forbidden love, betrayal, fall in love, male female relationship, brother brother relationship, fight, relationships, love and romance, brutality, life & death, ambition, lifestyle, culture clash, power relations ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: poland, ukraine, europe

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With Fire and Sword (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
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Duration: 162 min.
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Taras Bulba (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The Cossacks of Eastern Europe join the Poles to rid the Turks from the Steps of Europe. In return for their aid, the Poles agree to give control of the Steps to the Cossacks. After the battle, however, the Poles back out of their agreement and ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, exciting, touching ...
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Time: 16th century
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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway, Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. ...
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Style: epic, captivating, exciting, stylized, realistic ...
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Duration: 125 min.
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