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Uranus (1990)
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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 job, becomes a target for Communist harassment as they try and locate a particular loyalist, and he pushes back.
Style: psychological, clever, serious, suspense, realistic, biting
Plot: world war two, war, survival, village, military, politics, battles, life is a bitch, village life, rebellion, fighting the system, society, satire, small town, rebelliousness, innocence lost, political unrest, wartime life, idealism, political corruption, small town life, dishonesty, state affairs, uncover truth, collaborator
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspense and biting films with plots about state affairs, society, rebellion, politics, political unrest, life is a bitch and fighting the system mostly in Drama, History and Comedy genres. Some movies like Uranus: Jean de Florette (1986), Fort Saganne (1984), O Jerusalem (2006), A Self-Made Hero (1996), The Supper (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, stylized, clever ...
Plot: village life, farm, inheritance, conspiracy, countryside, avarice, social relations, family relations, dishonesty, society, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: provence, france, europe, paris france
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Fort Saganne (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In 1911, a willful and determined man from peasant stock named Charles Saganne enlists in the military and is assigned to the Sahara Desert under the aristocratic Colonel Dubreuilh.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: foreign legion, military life, wartime life, political unrest, tragic love, destiny, battles, soldier, state affairs, army investigation, leadership, military ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa, paris france, europe, france, sahara ...
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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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44%
A Self-Made Hero (1996)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator.
Style: biting, suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, world war two, couples, friendship, war, hidden identity, switching roles, dishonesty, french resistance, widow, dead father, gay ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: satire, couples, social relations, small town, small town life, society, politics, opposites attract, journalism, tree, castle, village ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
Place: france, europe, paris france
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40%
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The Supper (1992)
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, ...
Style: disturbing, clever, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: napoleon bonaparte, politics, dishonesty, head of state, society, opposites attract, rebellion, leadership, state affairs, rise to the top, wartime life, political intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, france
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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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38%
An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Adolescence is always a difficult time; it is doubly so for Gábina. For one thing, she is growing up in the normalization years of the 1970s, and then she also has to face the reality that her father is a well-known actor disavowed by the regime. ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: rebellion, idealism, teenage life, youth, hopes, fighting the system, politics, actor's life, political unrest, rebelliousness, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1977
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague, europe
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37%
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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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35%
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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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The Pentagon Papers (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This compelling political drama is based on the true story of high-ranking Pentagon official Daniel Ellsberg, who, during the Nixon era, strove to preserve American democracy by leaking top-secret documents to the New York Times and Washington Post. ...
Style: serious, sincere, disturbing, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, whistleblower, vietnam war, dishonesty, uncover truth, head of state, soldier, fighting the system, state affairs, military, introspection, political corruption ...
Place: asia, usa, vietnam, new york
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The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, epic, bleak
Plot: rebellion, christianity, rebel, religions or cults, life is a bitch, society, rebelliousness, political unrest, state affairs, tragic event, war, snow ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway
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Hanussen (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A man's story parallels Hitler's rise. Austrian Klaus Schneider, wounded in World War I, recovers in the care of Dr. Emil Bettleheim. Bettleheim discovers that Schneider possesses powers of empathy and of clairvoyance, such that could aid ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: hypnosis, assassination, nazism, uncover truth, oracle, totalitarianism, battles, distopia, world war one, dishonesty, war, rebellion ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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The Two of Us (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A story of the caring friendship formed between a crusty, old anti-Semite and an eight-year-old Jewish boy who goes to live with him during World War II.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, anti semitism, countryside, liberation, bittersweet, hopes, elderly, youth, golden years, life is a bitch, society, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
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The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Story of Qiu Ju is a 1992 Chinese comedy-drama film. The film was directed by Zhang Yimou and, as in many of his films, stars Gong Li in the title role. The screenplay is an adaption of Chen Yuanbin's novella The Wan Family's Lawsuit. ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, sincere, touching ...
Plot: peasant, pregnancy, countryside, politics, revolution, satire, rebelliousness, village, village life, understanding, righting the wronged, chief ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: china, asia, california
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An American Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, soldier, world war two, battles, fighting the system, dishonesty, society, military, rebellion, state affairs, friends, innocence lost ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, texas
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The Marchers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1983, in France experiencing intolerance and racial violence , three young teens and the priest Minguettes launching a largely peaceful march for equality and against racism, over 1,000 km between Marseille and Paris . Despite the difficulties ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: racism, human spirit, rebellion, fighting the system, cross country, discrimination, life is a bitch, society, hopes, immigrants, misfit, racial slur ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: france, lyon
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28%
Summer Crisis (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the summer of 1969, Bernard, a Gaspesian fisherman's son, arrive in Perce to fin work. He meets Paul, Jacques and Francis, Quebec Independence activists who have come to open the 'Fisherman's House'. They aim to organize ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: fighting the system, rebelliousness, idealism, society, rebellion, hopes, political unrest, political activism, state affairs, small town, crisis, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: quebec, canada
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Bolivar Is Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Santiago Miranda¸ an actor representing Bolivar in a television series¸ leaves furious recording because it disagrees with the scripts they oblige die Bolívar¸ against the wall. Between the lucidity and the madness¸ Miranda really acts as a ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: actor's life, revolution, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, politics, political unrest, state affairs, delusion, irony, satire, obsession, self delusion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
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Miral (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, refugee, injustice, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, politics, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, terrorism, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 60s, 90s
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27%
Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, biting, suspense
Plot: life turned upside down, life is a bitch, fighting the system, injustice, society, wrongfully committed, satire, loss of job, husband wife relationship, mental institution, taxi driver, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Triple Agent (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Popular Front wins elections, the Spanish Civil War begins, and Hitler and Stalin are manipulating and spying. The brilliant exile, Fiodor Voronin, a general at 20, is the deputy at the White Russian Military Union, probably slated to replace ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, enigmatic, psychological
Plot: espionage, secret agents, politics, government agency, political corruption, life is a bitch, betrayal, undercover, love triangle, uncover truth, rebellion, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s
Place: russia, france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Minister (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully. He has no choice but to go to the scene of the accident. Thus begins the odyssey of a politician in a world ...
Style: realistic, tense, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Plot: politics, workplace situations, workplace, political intrigue, boss and employee, state affairs, disagreement, prime minister, politician, rivalry, power relations, chief of staff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Freedomfighters (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the front. The women's ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, epic
Plot: spanish civil war, military, anarchist, nun, chaos, fascism, revolution, rebellion, society, on the run, clergy, against humanity ...
Time: 1930s
Place: europe, spain
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Waiting for Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who has ignited an insurrection, is arrested in ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: fight for supremacy, love affair, rebelliousness, rebellion, military, battles, fall in love, political unrest, state affairs, society, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, ambition, idealism, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, political unrest, political intrigue, culture clash, political conspiracy, rebellion, society ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1996
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929), which was touched off by a rebellion against the Mexican government's attempt to secularize the country.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, epic, stylized
Plot: rebellion, battles, military, fighting the system, political unrest, rebelliousness, wartime life, religions or cults, injustice, civil war, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Intimate Enemies (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A drama following a French platoon during Algeria's war of independence
Style: realistic, rough, serious, disturbing, bleak
Plot: military, atrocity, soldier, racism, anti war, basic training, politics, military life, moral dilemma, political unrest, against humanity, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: algeria, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Orange Honey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Andalusia in the fifties. Enrique and Carmen just meet and fall deeply in love. Carmen gets him to stay in military service in a court of the city. Enrique, in view of the injustices he witnesses every day, realizes that to change the course of ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: soldier, life turned upside down, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, injustice, life is a bitch, state affairs, society, military ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: spain, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%