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Long Road in the Dunes (1982)
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Long Road in the Dunes (1982)
Original name: Долгая дорога в дюнах
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
TV show
Story: Love and betrayal in a small fishing village in Latvia from 1930s until the Soviet time. Time before WW2, during WW2, punishment in Siberia, Soviet Union, returning home, and above all that - undying love, that still survives no matter what. And, on top of that, Marta and Arthur share their love...
Plot: soviet, romance, father daughter relationship, anti capitalism, nazi, partisan, soviet army, nazi germany, fisherman, red army, capitalist, bolshevik, nazi occupation, anti communist, nazi propaganda, seine river, expatriate, nazi uniform, nazi soldier
Place: latvia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and epic films and TV series with plots about world war two, war, soldier, military, romance, great patriotic war and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Long Road in the Dunes: Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973), The Fight for Moscow (1985), The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972), The Saboteurs (2015), War & Peace (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
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The Fight for Moscow (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam
Duration: 358 min.
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Story: A historic movie telling the story about a battle of Moscow during WWII.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking
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Time: 1940s, year 1941
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The Dawns Here Are Quiet (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Based on the eponymous book by Boris Vasilyev, the film is set in Karelia (North-West of Russia, near Finland) in 1941 during WWII. In a beautiful and quiet wilderness far from the front-line there is an anti-aircraft artillery point, where corporal ...
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Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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