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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: labor union, nudity (full frontal - brief), military, injustice, life is a bitch, graphic violence, love and romance, rebellion, workplace intrigue, love affair, social differences, society, dishonesty, unwanted pregnancy, working class, boss and employee, rivalry, workplace, sexual content, power relations, love, pregnancy, death, female nudity, spring ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: sweden

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Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: touching, gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, working class, dysfunctional family, ambition, society, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, writer's life, life is a bitch, family feud, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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Forever Nevermore (2014)
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Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
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Groenten uit Balen (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
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
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, belgium
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Joe Hill (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 118 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: sentimental, bleak, realistic, serious, factual
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Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, california, new york, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Elvira Madigan (1967)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hedvig Jensen is a famous ropewalker and is known to her public as Elvira Madigan. She meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away, but since Sixten deserted the army, he cannot ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: suicide, officer, tragic love, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, social differences, love affair, down on your luck, society, romance, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: eastern europe
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71%
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Alleged (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alleged is a romantic drama based on events occurring behind the scenes and outside the courtroom of the famous Scopes "Monkey Trial" of 1925. Charles Anderson, a talented young reporter, feels trapped working for his deceased ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, tense, contemplative ...
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Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s
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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
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Place: switzerland, europe
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61%
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Comrades (1986)
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Country: UK
Duration: 183 min.
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Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: labor union, deportation, secret movement, injustice, negotiation, power relations, working class, society, rebellion, life is a bitch, tragic hero, fighting the system ...
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Cesar Chavez (2014)
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 104 min.
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Duration: 122 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
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Style: realistic, serious, sincere
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Genre: Drama
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Style: realistic, serious, cynical, captivating, bleak ...
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Style: sincere, serious, uplifting, emotional, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
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36%
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Duration: 100 min.
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