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Romance of a Horsethief (1971)
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Romance of a Horsethief (1971)
Original name: Romansa konjokradice
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Since time immemorial, the simple-minded boisterous people of Malava, a small Polish town near the border of imperial Russia, have lived on horse-stealing, horse-trading and horse-smuggling. Life changes abruptly when a Russian garrison, commanded by Captain Stoloff, occupies the town and, in the name of the Czar, requisitions all the horses for the Russian-Japanese War. With no more horses to steal, Kifke cannot afford to marry Estusha and all the young men in the village are likely to be incorporated into the Russian army. This state of affairs cannot continue and Zavill will take care of things. Written by Guy Bellinger (IMDB)
Plot: cossack, horse thief, horse, thief, village, revolution, czar, russian empire, male nudity, russian army, peasant, resistance, polish
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and epic films with plots about revolution, murder, adventure, state affairs, czar, politics and escapades mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like Romance of a Horsethief: Taras Bulba (1962), The Youth of Peter the Great (1980), Rebellious «Orion» (1979), Dauria (1972), Union of Salvation (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
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The Youth of Peter the Great (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, East Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The years of the tsar’s adolescence and youth were permeated with deadly danger coming from some of the Boyars, the rebellious Streltsy and Tsarevna Sophia who aspired for power. But already at that early time Peter demonstrates a profound, bright ...
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Genre: Adventure, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: ship, german, revolution, priest, seaport, anarchist
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Dauria (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 182 min.
Story: A chronicle of life in a small village in the Baikal Region on the eve of World War I and at the time of the October Revolution. The age-old foundations are crumbling, the process of social stratification is underway and, as a result, some people go ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
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Style: realistic, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense ...
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Duration: 134 min.
Story: Late 17th century. With no access to the sea, Russia suffers great losses in foreign trade. Peter tries to capture the Turkish fortress of Azov, but with no success: he can win only if he has a fleet. Peter’s ukases provoke the Boyars’ ...
Plot: imperial russia, execution, decapitation, czar, mutiny
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