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Frantz (2016)
Frantz (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.
Style: sentimental, inspirational, touching, captivating, romantic, remake of american film
Plot: world war one, violinist, post war, french soldier, german, german soldier, sadness, letter, death of loved one, husband wife relationship, grave, soldier, love, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, casualty of war, impossible love, death of husband, dancing, musician, friendship, hotel, lgbt, train, food ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, year 1919, 1910s
Place: germany, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about german, death, friendship, singing, kiss, singer and doctor mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Frantz: Never Look Away (2018), Good (2008), Merry Christmas (2005), The Innocents (2016), Land of Mine (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, sincere
Plot: painter, nazism, love, art gallery, father daughter relationship, ss, painting, manipulation, mental illness, ex nazi, childhood memory, pregnant woman ...
Time: year 1937, year 1966, year 1956, year 1948, year 1951 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east germany, german democratic republic ...
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Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, wartime life, political unrest, society, nazism, friendship, anti semitism, writers, nazi, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933, year 1937, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
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Merry Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: christmas, idealism, world war one, friendship, human spirit, german, battles, soldier, truce, war, hopes, french ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914
Place: europe, berlin germany, brussels, prussia, glasgow scotland ...
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The Innocents (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: world war two, abbess, lie, secret, interracial relations, religion, syphilis, mother son relationship, chastity, pregnant woman, newborn baby, winter ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland
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Land of Mine (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out to the West Coast, where they were ordered to remove the more than two million ...
Style: suspense, emotional, brutal, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: german soldier, minefield, pow, soldier, world war two, war crime, nazi, child soldier, moral dilemma, teenager, military officer, abuse of power ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1945, 20th century, future
Place: denmark, germany
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A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
Style: sincere, sad, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, depression, family relations, school, anti semitism, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, autobiography, childhood memory, grief, civil war, childhood ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1945
Place: jerusalem, israel, tel aviv israel, poland, europe ...
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The Midwife (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 'The Midwife' (fin.'Kätilö') is a romance-drama set during WWII in Finland’s Lapland province, a major European battle ground of the war. Based on Katja Kettu’s bestselling novel, 'The Midwife' turns on the love ...
Style: romantic, suspense, disturbing, touching, suspenseful
Plot: love, world war two, midwife, ss officer, genocide, fall in love, german soldier, war crime, torture, concentration camp, nurse, mass murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: norway, finland
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Beloved Sisters (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A love triangle forms between post-Enlightenment writer Friedrich Schiller and two sisters -- one who became his wife, and the other, his biographer.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, fall in love, family life, love affair, romance, love and romance, aristocrat, sister sister relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, swiss alps, switzerland
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The White Countess (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Plot: friendship, countess, couples, couple relations, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, politics, intrigue, russian, blindness ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, pre world war two, year 1936
Place: china, asia, macau, hong kong, shanghai ...
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A Promise (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, married woman, fall in love, life is a bitch, extramarital affair, love triangle, world war one, intergenerational friendship, adultery, older man younger woman relationship, couples ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 20th century, post world war one, year 1912 ...
Place: germany, europe, france, mexico
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A Very Long Engagement (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In 1919, Mathilde was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiancé Manech left for the front at the Somme. Like millions of others he was "killed on the field of battle." It's written in black and white on the official notice. But ...
Style: romantic, touching, atmospheric, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: world war one, private detective, missing person, against the odds, uncover truth, war, young lovers, french, investigation, love and romance, obsession, army ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1917
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany, marseille
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The Officers' Ward (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The first days of WWI. Adrien, a young and handsome lieutenant, is wounded by a piece of shrapnel. He will spend the entire wartime at the Val-de-Grâce Hospital, in Paris. Five long years, and his life will change forever...
Style: serious, uplifting, touching, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: military, anti war, world war one, soldier, hopes, starting over, war, life turned upside down, human spirit, wartime life, hospital, bravery ...
Time: post world war one, year 1914, 1910s, year 1918
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
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The Lady and the Duke (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This breathtaking, visually experimental film from New Wave director Eric Rohmer tells the true story of Grace Dalrymple Elliot (Lucy Russell), a British aristocrat trapped in Paris during the French Revolution. Determined to maintain her stiff ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: master and servant, french revolution, politics, battles, friendship, romance, forbidden love, rebelliousness, society, aristocrat, state affairs, political unrest ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, england ...
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Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, sexy, atmospheric, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, german, promiscuity, world war one, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, musician, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.
Style: romantic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: world war two, writers, letter, nazi occupation, marriage proposal, german occupation, fiance fiancee relationship, female writer, friendship, strong female character, german soldier, love ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, post world war two, year 1946
Place: london
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Group Portrait with a Lady (1977)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story follows the life of a regular German women Leni Gruyten during the 1930s and 1940s. Through her interactions with friends, family and other people she knows, the regular folks' perception of the Nazi era is shown. (IMDb)
Style: epic, pre war
Plot: prisoner, grave, prisoner of war camp, starvation, death of lover, winter, mysticism, nazi, german history, pow, german, symbolism ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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25 Fireman's Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On one hot summer night, the residents of a Hungarian apartment house slated for demolition restlessly revisit their haunted pasts as they face an uncertain future. In a gently turning kaleidoscope of dream imagery, regret-laden nostalgia and ...
Style: surreal, talky, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: immigrants, family relations, world war two, attic, against humanity, politics, state affairs, soldier, society, confined, life is a bitch, couples ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe, central europe
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Zahradnictv?: Rodinn? p??tel (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Melodrama set in Czech Republic during the Germain occupation.
Style: melancholic, romantic, sentimental, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: world war two, husband wife relationship, secret, love triangle, russian, typhus, bossy woman, friendship, doctor, death, friendship between men, conspiracy ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1939, year 1944 ...
Place: europe, central europe, czechoslovakia, czech republic
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Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, captivating, sentimental, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, orgy, sexual relations, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, lesbian, love and romance, war, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944 ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
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A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, love, american, religions or cults, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, military, romance, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, post world war two, year 1964
Place: poland, europe, berlin germany, arizona, warsaw poland
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Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: childhood, infidelity, baron, voyeurism, writer's life, artists and showbiz, society, gays and lesbians, romance, human nature, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 19th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, tokyo
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The Aftermath (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.
Style: realistic, melancholic, serious, sad, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: cheating wife, horny wife, adultery, sex scene, post war germany, grief, cheating on husband, love hate relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, love triangle ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1943, year 1942, year 1945 ...
Place: hamburg germany, northern germany, alps, london
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War Horse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, epic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: horse, world war one, war, friendship, battles, hopes, animals, animal training, german, human spirit, french, trapped ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
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The Messenger (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has returned home from Iraq, is assigned to the Army’s Casualty Notification service. Montgomery is partnered with Captain Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson), to give notice to the families of ...
Style: touching, sincere, bleak, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: soldier, military, loneliness, redemption, war, human nature, officer, bereavement, friendship, responsibility, casualty of war, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, bosnia, iraq, california
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Bent (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Max is a handsome young man who, after a fateful tryst with a German soldier, is forced to run for his life. Eventually Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish because in the eyes of the Nazis, gays are the lowest form ...
Style: touching, bleak, serious, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, holocaust, survival, concentration camp, friendship, dehumanization, human spirit, gay love, love and romance, confined, fall in love, forced labor ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1934, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
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Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered, her lover flees and she must find a place to hide. A patient whose life she saved, a man from a remote mountain village where time ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: redemption, small town, romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, resistance, society, hopes, post war, world war two, fugitives, marriage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: prague, central europe, czechoslovakia, germany
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Fatima (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Portugal
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In 1917, outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a 10-year-old girl and her two younger cousins witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer and suffering will bring an end to World War I. As secularist ...
Style: touching, sincere, christian film, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: mysticism, miraculous event, redemption, catholic, children, mother daughter relationship, priest, faith, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, nun, flash forward ...
Time: year 1917, year 1948, year 1989, year 2008, year 2017 ...
Place: portugal
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Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: epic, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: anti semitism, holocaust, politics, family relations, family life, siblings relations, political unrest, society, fascism, generation gap, cousin cousin relationship, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, israel, boston ...
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Landscape After Battle (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are herded into other camps as the Allies try to devise policy ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching, bleak ...
Plot: survival, world war two, concentration camp, hopes, unfulfillment, war, against humanity, love and romance, writer's life, confined, dealing with death, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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The Exception (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, nazi officer, gestapo, third reich, love, nazi germany, german, jewish, german army, spy, bodyguard ...
Time: year 1940, 1920s, 1940s, year 1934
Place: germany, holland, berlin germany, netherlands, poland
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