Movies like The Third Part of the Night

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The Third Part of the Night (1971)
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The Third Part of the Night (1971)
Original name: Trzecia część nocy
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set during the Nazi occupation of Poland, in which Michal witnesses the murder of his mother, wife and child. He is hurled into a life that literally is not his own; a surreal world littered with trapdoors, doppelgängers and wormholes. It also tells the true untold story of a Nazi vaccine laboratory where Jews and members of the resistance were “employed” as feeders for parasites infected with typhus.
Style: avant garde, allegory
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, pregnant woman, gestapo, german occupation, death of family, typhus, sexuality, sex, survival, horse, angel, hell, holocaust, religion, violence, death, female nudity, afterlife, nun, alternate reality, bible, experiment, philosophy, mental illness ...
Place: poland

Most similar movies to The Third Part of the Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and disturbing films with plots about world war two, death, blood, murder, nazi, violence and holocaust mostly in Drama, War and Horror genres. Some movies like The Third Part of the Night: The Devil (1972), Hourglass (2007), Possession (1981), The Deserter and the Nomads (1968), Werewolf (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Devil (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: Poland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: During the Prussian army's invasion to Poland in 1793, a young Polish nobleman Jakub is saved from the imprisonment by a stranger who wants in return to obtain a list of Jakub's fellow conspirators. Following his mysterious saviour across ...
Style: scary, serious, slasher, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: sex with mother, werewolf, mother son incest, mate swapping, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, politics, distopia, human becoming an animal, human becomes animal, gory, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: poland, europe, prussia
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Hourglass (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Serbia, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A story of a Jewish-Hungarian-Serbian family. The plot is centered about trying of an adult son to reconstruct his childhood dream of and memories. Looms, but a sunken world, the central European town with its figures, the way to experiencing deep ...
Plot: childhood memory, mental illness, father, jewish family, investigation, holocaust, ignorance, surrealism, prosecution, insanity, father son relationship, world war two ...
Time: year 1942
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Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, controversial, mind bending ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, monster, family problems, supernatural, perversion, infidelity, marriage crisis, insanity, surrealism, husband wife relationship, husband wife estrangement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, europe, poland ...
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The Deserter and the Nomads (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An apocalyptic story of three wars in three film tales encompassing the end of the WWI,WWII, as well as a vision of the world destroyed by nuclear weapons. This film was honored at the film festivals in Venice and Sorrento. Immediately after that ...
Style: allegory
Plot: surrealism, sewer, rain, desertion, machine gun, post apocalypse, wasteland, world war two, torture, bat, nuclear war, feather ...
Time: future
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Werewolf (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Poland, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Summer of 1945. A temporary orphanage is established in an abandoned palace surrounded by forests for the eight children liberated from the Gross-Rosen camp. Hanka, also a former inmate, becomes their guardian. After the atrocities of the camp, the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, metamorphosis, escape attempt, escape, humiliation, german abroad, soldier, rivalry, fight, world war two, sexual abuse ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe, central europe
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36%
Wherever You Are... (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, UK, West Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An Uruguayan diplomat brings his new wife with him on a business trip to Poland in the summer immediately preceding the outbreak of World War II.
Style: pre war
Plot: riding accident, husband wife relationship, holocaust, doomed love, death of wife, mental illness, flashback, factory, nazi, nun, murder, love ...
Place: poland, uruguay
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Hospital of the Transfiguration (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is set in 1943 in a mental asylum in the country. But this is an unusual hospital: there are several incurable schizophrenic cases, staff is bit strange and a writer has voluntarily entered the clinic because he is "peculiar" and ...
Plot: mental institution, world war two, doctor, nazi occupation, memory loss, experiment, hospital, shot to death, suicide, dilemma, diagnosis, brain surgery ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: poland
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30%
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Rose (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose German soldier husband was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense against Russian soldiers who raped as a form of revenge, nor ...
Style: realistic, rough, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: soldier, countryside, sexual abuse, wartime life, life is a bitch, danger, military, ex military, farm, occupation, survival, rapist ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland
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28%
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The Public Woman (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An inexperienced young actress is invited to play a role in a film based on Dostoyevsky's 'The Possessed'. The film director, a Czech immigrant in Paris, takes over her life, and in a short time she is unable to draw the line between ...
Style: erotic, avant garde, political
Plot: doppelganger, female orgasm, wife, photograph, immigrants, politics, male nudity, violence, pantyhose, lust, breaking the fourth wall, graphic violence ...
Place: paris france
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28%
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Joanna (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In an era in which it is difficult for the true emotion and excitement, Feliks Falk found the key to the human heart. How many of us love? How much we are able to self-sacrifice? Is there a price that can not pay, when it comes to life of a loved ...
Style: suspense, sincere, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: nazi occupation, german, hiding place, officer, german officer, secret, world war two, treason, loneliness, traitor, jewess, punishment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak
Plot: jewish ghetto, world war two, ghetto, orphan, starvation, jewish, holocaust, children in wartime, confined, youth, war, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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27%
The Painted Bird (2019)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A young Jewish boy in Poland seeks refuge in the forest during World War II where he encounters many different characters.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: holocaust, man boy relationship, sexual abuse, child protagonist, world war two, terrorism, humiliation, older man younger woman relationship, domestic violence, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, rape ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: poland, eastern europe, europe
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27%
The Beast in Heat (1977)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a remote village in occupied Europe, the SS pursue their inhuman treatment of captured partisans in efforts to force them to betray their comrades.... while Fraulein Krast, a sadistic biologist, concentrates her efforts on the womenfolk with ...
Style: sadistic, sexploitation film, macabre, rough, psychotronic
Plot: sexual torture, female prisoner, experiment, rape, cruelty, murder, nazi occupation, sadist, violence, brutality, exploitation, mercilessness ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Jakob the Liar (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, France, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, gloomy, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, hopes, starvation, jewish ghetto, ghetto, war, danger, confined, anti heroes, heroes, against humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, russia
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26%
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In Darkness (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, Canada
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his ...
Style: disturbing, uplifting, sincere, harsh, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, jewish, atrocity, german, underground, refugee, mistrust, thief, sewer, human spirit, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 2008, year 1945 ...
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
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26%
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The Trek (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A story of a farmer and his calf, the only survivors of the German WW2 punitive expeditions that passed through their village. While evading before the dangers of war, the farmer develops a deep attachment to his calf and tries to save it at all ...
Plot: world war two, farmer, calf, cattle, ss, shooting, massacre, nazi, murder, escape, fight, fear ...
Time: year 1943
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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26%
The Man Who Lies (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This enigmatic, plodding story concerns a man who may or may not have betrayed a resistance fighter in his hometown during World War II. He has supposedly been shot down by the Nazis and wanders into town. Mourning the death of an unseen comrade, he ...
Style: allegory
Plot: identity crisis, dual identity, world war two, s&m, sexuality, breast fondling, sex scene, surrealism, heroes
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Austeria (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During a pogrom in Poland on the eve of World War I, a group of Jews seek refuge from the Cossacks.
Plot: infidelity, face mask, sleeping, hiding, burial, father daughter relationship, hotel, child, baker, gallows, bread, man with glasses ...
Time: year 1914, pre world war one
Place: austria, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Hourglass Sanatorium (1973)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Poland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Set in pre- World War II era. A young man is on a strange train to see his dying father in a sanatorium. But the place is going to ruin and recalls a lot of memories from the past. He is beset by soldiers from the past, colonial black mercenaries, ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, bleak, serious, surreal ...
Plot: time travel, haunted by the past, parents and children, train travel, train ride, changing the past or future, imaginary, hopes, metaphysics, alternate dimension, alternate reality, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century
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The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he ...
Style: bleak, emotional, suspense, heartbreaking, dramatic ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, world war two, pianist, nazi, against humanity, ghetto, nazi occupation, jewish, genocide, anti semitism, starvation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
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25%
Line of Demarcation (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Line of Demarcation. is a 1966 film written and directed by Claude Chabrol. Its title in French is La Ligne de démarcation. It is based on upon the memoir Mémoires d'un agent secret de la France libre et La Ligne de démarcation by Gilbert ...
Plot: french resistance, world war two, doctor, teacher, smuggler, coffin, countess, wehrmacht, captain, gestapo, radio operator, river ...
Place: france
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25%
Adam Resurrected (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's ...
Style: touching, bleak, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: nazi, holocaust, concentration camp, survival, world war two, against humanity, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, mental illness, circus, mental institution, patient ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: israel, europe, middle east, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: partisan, world war two, bridge, river, nazi, hanged man, explosion, breasts, traitor, nudity (full frontal - brief), battles, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Son of Saul (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Style: melancholic, harsh, compassionate, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: jewish, holocaust, auschwitz, anti semitism, german, world war two, saving a life, concentration camp, courage, tragedy, rabbi, prisoner ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland, california, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Maruta 2: Laboratory of the Devil (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the spring of 1945, Japan established a secret base, Unit 731 in Manchuria, where many innocent Chinese, Korean and Mongolian people were killed in grotesque experiments. An idealistic young doctor , Morishima, is horrified by the experiments ...
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: world war two, prisoner, murder, doctor, cruelty, autopsy, decapitation, dismemberment, gore, sino japanese war, wartime life, innocence lost ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: asia, china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Devil's Arithmetic (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hannah Stern, an American-born Jewish adolescent, is uninterested in the culture, faith and customs of her relatives; however, Hannah begins to revaluate her heritage when she has a supernatural experience that transports her back to a Nazi death ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, time travel, nazi occupation, world war two, anti semitism, human spirit, war, heroes, hopes, against humanity, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Midnight Clear (1992)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in 1944 France, an American Intelligence Squad locates a German Platoon wishing to surrender rather than die in Germany's final war offensive. The two groups of men, isolated from the war at present, put aside their differences and spend ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: world war two, war, innocence lost, anti war, christmas, soldier, prank, buddies, battles, friends, disorder, isolation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Men Behind the Sun (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film is a graphic depiction of the war atrocities committed by the Japanese at Unit 731, the secret biological weapons experimentation unit of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. The film details the various cruel medical experiments ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: bio weapon, dehumanization, sino japanese war, world war two, laboratory, soldier, experiment, concentration camp, against humanity, experimenting, military base, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: china, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Diamonds of the Night (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Diamonds in the night is the tense, brutal story of two Jewish boys who escape from a train transporting them from one concentration camp to another. Ultimately, they are hunted down by a group of old, armed home-guardists. The film goes beyond the ...
Style: cinema verite, no music
Plot: world war two, children in wartime, holocaust, multiple outcomes, ant, drunken man, bread, jewish, pointing a gun at someone, hallucination, hunter, exhaustion ...
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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The Liberation of Skopje (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia, Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Zoran is the hero of this story set in Skopje during the German occupation of the city in World War II. Through his eyes, we experience all the cruelty, poverty and suffering of wartime. A love affair between his Macedonian mother and ...
Style: rough, thought provoking, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: liberation, arrest, boy, prisoner, german occupation, nazi occupation, assassination, partisan, traitor, beating, world war two, german officer ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1944
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, macedonia, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%