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Adalen 31 (1969)
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Adalen 31 (1969)
Original name: Ådalen 31
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 1969 Swedish drama film directed by Bo Widerberg. It depicts the 1931 Ådalen shootings, in which Swedish military forces opened fire against labour demonstrators in the Swedish sawmill district of Ådalen, killing five people, including a young girl.
Style: tense, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), labor union, military, graphic violence, love and romance, life is a bitch, rebellion, injustice, love affair, rivalry, social differences, society, sexual content, unwanted pregnancy, workplace intrigue, working class, workplace, dishonesty, boss and employee, power relations, love, pregnancy, female nudity, death, hypnosis ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1931, 30s
Place: sweden

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Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, touching
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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Groenten uit Balen (2011)
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Country: Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of the laborer family Debruycker during the turbulent strike by Vieille Montagne in 1971.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, working class, workplace situations, society, parents and children, human spirit, workplace, factory worker, family life, life is a bitch, labor union ...
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Forever Nevermore (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dramatic novel that presents the submission in a relationship between an Italian settler and a Brazilian woman in 1932. Luiza is a generation of women who were sent to convents to be educated, many of the high cost of permanency option ran out and ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy
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Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: latin america, brazil
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90%
 7.3
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Joe Hill (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the early 1900's, the legendary Joe Hill emigrates with his brother to the United States. But after a short time, he loses touch with his brother. Joe gets a few jobs but is struck by all the injustice and tragedy going on. He becomes active ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, bleak, factual
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Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, san diego california, california, new york
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Duration: 94 min.
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Place: tennessee
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Belle du Seigneur (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: English-language adaptation of Albert Cohen's epic Swiss tale of a tortured love affair between a high-ranking Jewish official and the protestant wife of one of his employees.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: tragic love, love affair, romance, love triangle, infidelity, sexual content, society, social differences, state affairs, political unrest, anti semitism, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, europe
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Elvira Madigan (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
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Place: eastern europe
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Comrades (1986)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.
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Place: england, britain, australia
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Style: serious, realistic, sincere
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Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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