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God's mighty servant (2011)
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God's mighty servant (2011)
Original name: Gottes mächtige Dienerin
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story of Sister Pascalina Lehnert, who was the personal confidant and secretary to Pope Pius XII for forty years, when he was the papal nuncio in Germany, and then for his whole pontificate. The Pope had great confidence in her wisdom, energy, and loyalty, and she became known as "the most powerful woman in the history of the Vatican."
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: nun, religion, faith, historical figure, female protagonist, convent, historical character, life philosophy, religious faith, religious differences, religious, religious fundamentalism, world war two, pope
Place: vatican

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and thought provoking films with plots about religion, faith, religious faith, society, historical character, historical figure and life is a bitch mostly in Biography, Drama and History genres. Some movies like God's mighty servant: Mary of Nazareth (2012), Tell the World (2016), Katharina Luther (2017), Faustina: Love and Mercy (2019), Martin Luther (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mary of Nazareth (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film begins with the Annunciation: Mary, a young Galilean, virginal conceived the Messiah, the Son of God. Her husband Joseph, a humble carpenter, decided to stay by his side throughout. When Caesar Augustus ordered the Jews to register people, ...
Style: biblical, christian film, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Plot: virgin mary, religion, jesus, christianity, saint, bible, religious faith, bible story, religious, lifestyle, faith, belief in god ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
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Tell the World (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Story: In 19th Century New England, the lives of a diverse group of people collide through interweaving stories of despair, identity, faith, hope and trust.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: faith, trust, religious faith, religion, society, religions or cults, religious intolerance, religious fanaticism, religious, religious fanatic, victorian england, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
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Katharina Luther (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The life of Katharina von Bora, a nun in the 16th century. When reading Martin Luther's writings about the freedom of the individual, she decides to leave the monastery - and gains the trust and love of the great reformer.
Style: psychological, suspense, sincere, twists and turns, contemplative
Plot: strong female character, faith, nun, strong female lead, husband wife relationship, bible, monk, death of child, sin, female nudity, reformation, businesswoman ...
Time: 16th century
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Lou Andreas-Salomé, The Audacity to be Free (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Lou Andreas-Salomé, the woman who enraptured 19th century Europe’s greatest minds, recounts her life to Ernst Pfeiffer in this German film directed by Cordula Kablitz-Post. A published novelist, poet and essayist, Salomé’s desire to live a ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: psychiatry, female psychiatrist, psychiatrist, social problems, ambition, female protagonist, social relations, historical character, historical figure, high society, society, ambitious woman ...
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Faustina: Love and Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Docudrama tracing the life of Saint Faustina Kowalska, whose visions of Jesus Christ inspired the Roman Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy and earned her the title of "Apostle of Divine Mercy".
Style: psychological, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: propaganda, faith, religion, religious faith, religious fanatic, religions or cults, shrine, saint, religious fanaticism, religious fundamentalism, religious conversion, biblical reference
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Martin Luther (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Learn how one man reluctantly took on the most powerful institution of his day and won. Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man's relationship with God and, by extension, a redefinition of man's relationship with ...
Style: christian film, thought provoking, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: reformation, christianity, theology, conflict, priest, conscience, protestant, religion, heresy, christian, spirituality, church ...
Time: 16th century
Place: germany
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Mariette in Ecstasy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this forceful study of religious passion an extraordinary spiritual experience is placed in the center of a deftly evoked natural world, namely, rural upstate New York just after the turn of the century. At summer's end, when she is 17, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: trance, nun, mother superior, abbess, convent, religious conversion, religious, religious faith, religion and supernatural, religious fundamentalism, faith, belief in god ...
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Ignatius of Loyola (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Philippines, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Historical biographical religious drama film based on the memoirs of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order who was also canonized as a saint in Roman Catholicism.
Style: suspense, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, psychological
Plot: jesuit, saint, religious cult, religious faith, belief in god, religious conversion, life is a bitch, violence, faith, religious fanaticism, depression, inquisition ...
Place: the philippines
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Joseph from Egypt (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil
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Story: Joseph, son of Israel (Jacob) and Rachel, lived in the land of Canaan with eleven brothers and one sister. He was Rachel's firstborn and Israel's eleventh son. Of all the sons, Joseph was loved by his father the most. Israel even arrayed ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
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The Healing Garden (2021)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aging military chaplain and a young girl from a broken home join forces to plant a miracle garden touched by God. The Healing Garden is a faith-based film, laced with warmth and comedy. It celebrates the healing of families and communities ...
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: religion, religious, family, religious conversion, faith, gardening, relationships, society, religious faith, garden, religious fundamentalism
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Vision (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hildegard von Bingen was truly a woman ahead of her time. A visionary in every sense of the word, this famed 12th-century Benedictine nun was a Christian mystic, composer, philosopher, playwright, poet, naturalist, scientist, physician, herbalist ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: healing power, prodigy, catholic church, human nature, monastery, hopes, gender, against the rules, clergy, introspection, idealism, power relations ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: germany, europe, rome italy
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Mary Magdalene (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
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Style: biblical, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, sincere
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Time: 1st century, 1930s
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Pope Joan (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. The movie presents her existence as fact, though it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, and portrays her relationships with other notables ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, contemplative
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