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Blue Brave: The Legend of Formosa in 1895 (2008)
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Blue Brave: The Legend of Formosa in 1895 (2008)
Original name: 1895 in formosa
Genre: History
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "1895" tells the story of the resistance against the Japanese invasion in 1895.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: invasion, resistance, war, fight, battles, power struggle, resistance fighter, fight for supremacy, resistance movement
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: asia, taiwan, japan, east asia

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The Viking War (2019)
Genre: History
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Duration: 103 min.
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The War Below (2021)
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The Fortress (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 140 min.
Story: Ancient Korea, 17th century. The powerful Khan of the Jurchen tribe of Manchuria, who fights the Ming dinasty to gain China, becomes the first ruler of the Qing dinasty and demands from King In-jo of Joseon to bow before him; but he refuses, being ...
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We Believed (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 205 min.
Story: The stories of three young men who, in the wake of the ferocious repression by the Bourbon reign in 1828, decide to join Giuseppe Mazzini's Young Italy movement.
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Plot: politics, italian history, political unrest, rebellion, rebelliousness, society, battles, revolution, historical event, occupation, execution, repression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1850s, 1840s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, sicily, naples italy
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Genre: Action, Drama, History
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being blinded in a coup against the king, Joseon’s greatest swordsman (Jang Hyuk) goes into hiding, far removed from his city’s anguish. But when traffickers kidnap his daughter, he has no choice but to unsheathe his sword once more.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense
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Storming Juno (2010)
Genre: History, War
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Story: A series based on the events in the reign of the Jiajing Emperor of the Ming dynasty.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
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Rikyu (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
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Queen Insoo (2011)
Genre: History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
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Story: Queen Insoo focuses on the fierce power struggle among three women in the royal court of the Joseon Dynasty.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
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