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Broken Silence (2001)
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Broken Silence (2001)
Original name: Silencio roto
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Winter, 1944. Lucía at 21 returns to her small village in the mountains. She again meets Manuel, a young iron-smith who helps "those in the mountain", the "maquis", the anti-Franco resistance. Lucía is attracted to Manual, because of his smile and the bravery of those men who continue fighting for their ideas, even at the cost of their own lives. When Manuel is pursued (by Franco's Civil Guard) he flees to the mountain and Lucía discovers the reality of political repression, the silence, the horror and fear.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: heroes, fall in love, society, rebelliousness, political unrest, against humanity, politics, small town, repression, spanish civil war, pregnancy, village, world war two, mountain, fascism, village life, social relations, small town life, state affairs, partisan, sex scene, infidelity, male female relationship, collaborator, aunt niece relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and captivating films with plots about society, life is a bitch, wartime life, world war two, political unrest, state affairs and against humanity mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like Broken Silence: The Sleeping Voice (2011), Soldiers of Salamina (2003), Freedom (2009), Uranus (1990), The Last Lieutenant (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Sleeping Voice (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pepita travels to Madrid to be near her sister Hortensia who is pregnant and in prison. Hortensia is sentenced to death. The execution will not be carried out until after the baby is delivered. Pepita tries everything to stay the execution, but when ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, emotional, serious, political ...
Plot: spanish civil war, wartime life, life is a bitch, political unrest, fall in love, woman in danger, sister sister relationship, society, love and romance, rebellion, dishonesty, against humanity ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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95%
Soldiers of Salamina (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Professor Lola Sánchez investigates the truth behind the events experienced by Rafael Sánchez Mazas, one of the founders of the Falange Española party, during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, captivating, serious, political ...
Plot: spanish civil war, change of heart, uncover truth, writer's life, soldier, lifesaver, society, political unrest, against humanity, writers, spanish history, civil war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Freedom (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Gypsy family travels the French roads during the Second World War, followed by Little Claude, a young boy seeking a new family after his parents "left and never returned". Upon reaching a town where they traditionally stop for a few ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, gypsy, racism, holocaust, life is a bitch, social differences, moral dilemma, family in danger, concentration camp, on the run, rebelliousness, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Uranus (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
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 ...
Style: suspense, clever, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, rebelliousness, wartime life, village, small town life, small town, political unrest, innocence lost, village life, political corruption, idealism ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Last Lieutenant (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Norwegian war drama. The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale that offends him. They even laugh at ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, battles, couple relations, military base, idealism, political unrest, rebelliousness, captivity, wartime life, human spirit, military life, working class ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: bleak, captivating, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi occupation, society, heroes, war, against humanity, military, politics, confined, state affairs, battles ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Man Who Will Come (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of Italian villagers struggle to survive during a tumultuous time in 1943, debating how much assistance to give the partisans with the impending arrival of the Germans. Based on True Events.
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, youth, german army, family relations, against humanity, life is a bitch, village, village life, parents and children, children, sex crime, child protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, India, Pakistan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: interracial relations, sikh, love and romance, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, soldier, society, romance, political unrest, social relations, village ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: political, serious, realistic, emotional, epic
Plot: spanish civil war, anarchist, anarchism, civil war, feminism, world war one, utopia, working class, sex, world war two, gender, female warrior ...
Time: 1930s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Warriors (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tense drama that revolves around a platoon of Spanish soldiers, following the innocent young men as they step from the training field into a hell for which nothing could have prepared them.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, politics, soldier, political unrest, military life, life is a bitch, survival, battles, chaos, genocide, captivity ...
Place: kosovo, former yugoslavia, europe, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Varian's War: The Forgotten Hero (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Varian Fry rescues more than 2,000 artists from Nazi persecution during World War II.
Style: tense, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, wartime life, uncover truth, hidden identity, moral dilemma, escapades, survival, life is a bitch, rescue, against humanity, state affairs, politics ...
Time: 20th century
Place: france, europe, marseille, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hidden Children (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma in Nonantola in northern Italy, where they arrived on June ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, orphan, rescue, survival, human spirit, against humanity, life is a bitch, hopes, society, youth, fugitives, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: italy, slovenia, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hiroshima (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 190 min.
Story: Hiroshima is a 1995 Japanese / Canadian film directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara and Roger Spottiswoode about the decision-making processes that led to the dropping of the atomic bombs by the United States on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: world war two, politics, atomic bomb, nuclear war, terrorism, nuclear, catastrophe, surrender, disaster, holocaust, political unrest, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: hiroshima japan, usa, asia, japan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Pastorale 1943 (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a Dutch village during the German occupation, a small group of badly organized resistance fighters attempt to assassinate a collaborator.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, factual, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: world war two, life is a bitch, social relations, human nature, rebelliousness, resistance, execution, war, torture, robbery, nazi occupation, village ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Wicked Spring (2002)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the 1864 battle of the Wilderness, three Union soldiers and three Confederate Soldiers get seperated from their units as twilight engulfs the ravaged battlefield. The men wander alone through the dangerous woods, separate of each other, until ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, epic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, genocide, battles, wilderness, soldier, against humanity, military, heroes, politics, weakness, state affairs, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Orange Honey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, life turned upside down, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, state affairs, society, military, legal ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: spain, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Hanezu (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese novel written by Masako Bando, the story revolves around Kayoko who lives with one man (Tetsuya) but is in love with another (Takumi).
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, contemplative
Plot: village life, social differences, social relations, society, human nature, village, love, male female relationship, pregnant woman, sculptor, pregnancy, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 870
Talk of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, politics, love triangle, social differences, society, couples, love affair, fall in love, spanish civil war, extramarital affair, war ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, ireland, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: spy, secret agents, politics, government agency, life is a bitch, betrayal, undercover, political corruption, uncover truth, rebellion, dishonesty, love triangle ...
Time: 1930s
Place: russia, france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1942, in the middle of Northeastern Brazil, two very different men meet along the road: Johan, an aspirin salesman avoiding the German draft, and Ranulpho, a rural Brazilian seeking escape from the drought.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, wartime life, friendship, adventure, starting over, society, human nature, political unrest, escapades, life is a bitch, totalitarianism, cinema ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: brazil, northeast brazil, latin america, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Dawning (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman in her late teens is caught up in the political unrest of Southern Ireland in the 1920s in this drama that features an excellent cast. Nancy (Rebecca Pidgeon) befriends the pistol packing stranger she dubs Cassius (Anthony Hopkins) ...
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: irish republican army, political unrest, coming of age, society, mysterious character, youth, state affairs, dangerous attraction, teenage boy, ira, friendship, independence ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Land and Freedom (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: political, sexy, gloomy, visually appealing, poignant ...
Plot: spanish civil war, revolution, politics, working class, communist, anarchist, trench warfare, anti war, civil war, world war two, worker, betrayal ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, catalonia, barcelona, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Time for Defiance (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the Spanish Civil War breaks out, the Prado Museum is being evacuated. One of the guards finds a painting by the master, Goya, and takes it to prevent damage to the work of art. In the interim, he meets a young lady with whom he falls in love. ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, emotional
Plot: spanish civil war, painter, interwar period, civil war, art, love and romance, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, romance, fall in love, wartime life, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Eleni (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a parallel plot line we see Nick as a young boy and his family as ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: civil war, christian, girl, revolution, village, society, fighting the system, state affairs, against humanity, media, life is a bitch, journalism ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 745
Spring 1941 (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After Germany invades Poland and the Nazis order the confinement of all local Jews in the ghetto, medical doctor Artur Planck (Joseph Fiennes) manages to flee with his family, seeking refuge at the farm of Emilia (Kelly Harrison), their former ...
Style: captivating, emotional, serious, tense, sexy ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, love triangle, family in danger, couples, dishonesty, against humanity, couple relations, isolation, confined, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: eastern europe, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Loverboy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Romania, Sweden, Serbia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luca (20) seduces girls then leaves them in the hands of his friends at the Black Sea port of Constanta. Luca falls in love with Veli, one of his potential victims. It's summer down the Danube river, in Harsova. The music is loud, the cars are ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, introspection, lifestyle, crimes, womanizer, small town, life is a bitch, fall in love, love and romance, sexual abuse, bittersweet, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Day in October (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the month of October 1943, the Danish resistance movement and just plain ordinary citizens joined together in staging a mass exodus by fishing boats to neutral Sweden of their Jewish countrymen, practically on the eve of the Nazi's ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, terrorism, rescue, evacuation, strong female presence, love affair, wartime life, fall in love, against the rules, war, life is a bitch, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 4K
Yanks (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don't much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: world war two, soldier, wartime life, prejudice, racism, american abroad, couple relations, love affair, opposites attract, romance, war, infidelity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Caterpillar (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, in 1940, Lieutenant Kurokawa returns home as a honored and decorated soldier but deprived of his arms and legs lost in battle. All hopes, from the villagers and women to close family members, turn to Shigeko, the ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: japanese soldier, quadriplegic, world war two, family problems, disability, life is a bitch, marital abuse, military, soldier, state affairs, political unrest, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Silent Army (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eduard Zuiderwijk (Marco Borsato) runs a restaurant in Africa. When his wife (Ricky Koole) suddenly dies, he is left to take care of his son Thomas (Siebe Schoneveld) on his own. When his son's best friend Abu (Andrew Kintu) is abducted by a ...
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, sincere, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, military, heroes, village, rebellion, escapades, political unrest, obsessive quest, interracial friendship, child soldier, children in wartime, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%