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Frantz (2016)
 7.5
 14K
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: romantic, inspirational, sentimental, touching, captivating, remake of american film
Plot: world war one, post war, french soldier, violinist, german, german soldier, sadness, letter, death of loved one, grave, husband wife relationship, soldier, love, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, casualty of war, impossible love, death of husband, dancing, musician, friendship, hotel, lgbt, food, death ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, 1910s, year 1919
Place: germany, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about german, death, kiss, singing, singer, friendship and photograph mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Frantz: Never Look Away (2018), Good (2008), Happy Christmas (2005), The Innocents (2016), A Tale of Love and Darkness (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: exciting, suspense, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: painter, nazism, love, father daughter relationship, ss, third reich, manipulation, truth, portrait painting, pregnant woman, pregnant, childhood memory ...
Time: year 1937, year 1945, 50s, 60s, year 1951 ...
Place: germany, west berlin west germany, berlin germany, german democratic republic, east germany ...
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100%
 6.2
 7K
Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary, Cayman Islands
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, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, society, wartime life, political unrest, nazism, world war two, anti semitism, friendship, writers, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1933 ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happy 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, holland, prussia, brussels ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 10K
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: suspenseful, exciting, tense, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: world war two, abbess, ceremony, lie, secret, interracial relations, syphilis, mother son relationship, chastity, female director, infirmary, door lock ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sad, sincere, based on true events, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, family relations, depression, husband wife relationship, anti semitism, school, mother son relationship, childhood memory, based on a novel, autobiography, female director, teenage boy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1945
Place: jerusalem, israel, palestine, india, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 1K
The Midwife (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, 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, touching, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing
Plot: ss officer, love, world war two, midwife, falling in love, fall in love, war crime, concentration camp, nurse, torture, mass murder, genocide ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: norway, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, aristocrat, fall in love, love affair, family life, romance, love and romance, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, friendship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, 1790s
Place: germany, swiss alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 4K
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: emotional, touching, romantic, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, infidelity, married woman, cheating wife, life is a bitch, extramarital affair, love triangle, world war one, intergenerational friendship, older man younger woman relationship, adultery, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, post world war one, edwardian era, pre world war one ...
Place: germany, france, europe, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love and romance, unlikely couple, romance, politics, intrigue, russian, blindness ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1936 ...
Place: china, asia, shanghai, hong kong, macau ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, 20s, year 1917 ...
Place: france, paris france, europe, marseille provence, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: captivating, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: master and servant, politics, aristocrat, battles, friendship, duke, french revolution, romance, rebelliousness, forbidden love, society, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.8
 38K
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, controversial, contemplative ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, marriage, promiscuity, german, world war one, musician, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, new wave, polyamory ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Officer's 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: touching, serious, uplifting, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: anti war, military, soldier, hopes, starting over, war, life turned upside down, human spirit, wartime life, hospital, world war one, bravery ...
Time: post world war one, year 1918, 1910s, year 1914
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Guernsey Literary and 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: sincere, touching, uplifting, romantic
Plot: reading a book, female writer, nazi occupation, letter, german occupation, world war two, fiance fiancee relationship, writers, friendship, strong female character, book, love ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1946, post world war two
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: talky, surreal, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: immigrants, world war two, attic, family relations, haunted by the past, friendship, siblings relations, social differences, anti war, political unrest, genocide, anti semitism ...
Place: hungary, former yugoslavia, eastern europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: pre war, epic
Plot: grave, prisoner, russian, metaphor, tragic event, russian soldier, german soldier, jewish, flashback, nun, spirituality, winter ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: romanticism, captivating, romantic, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, world war two, secret, love triangle, blood, father daughter relationship, baby, doctor, friendship between men, family dinner, christmas present, hospital ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1939 ...
Place: europe, central europe, czech republic, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 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: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, american, love, tragic love, love affair, redemption, human spirit, religions or cults, village, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1946 ...
Place: poland, europe, berlin germany, arizona, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, sentimental, captivating, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, orgy, sexual relations, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, lesbian, nazi, love and romance, war, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 8K
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, serious, bleak, brutal, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, gay, survival, friendship, concentration camp, dehumanization, human spirit, gay love, love and romance, danger, confined, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: childhood, infidelity, baron, voyeurism, writer's life, human nature, introspection, couple relations, romance, gays and lesbians, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1900s, 1910s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 34K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 3K
Zelary (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria
Duration: 142 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, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: redemption, small town, romance, life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, society, resistance, post war, world war two, fugitives, marriage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, bleak, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: survival, concentration camp, world war two, danger, against humanity, writer's life, dealing with death, love and romance, romance, war, tragic love, holocaust ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1945, post world war two
Place: poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 2K
Fatima (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Portugal, USA
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, children, mother daughter relationship, priest, female protagonist, redemption, religion, catholic, father daughter relationship, faith, nun ...
Time: year 1917, year 1989, year 2008, year 1918, year 1948 ...
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 13K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: anti semitism, holocaust, fascism, politics, family relations, society, family life, political unrest, siblings relations, dictatorship, generation gap, fencing ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, serbia, europe, budapest hungary, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, danger, war, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, gestapo, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1946, year 1976 ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, russia, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 35K
Tolkien (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: England, early 20th century. The future writer and philologist John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) and three of his schoolmates create a strong bond between them as they share the same passion for literature and art, a true fellowship that ...
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: male friendship, friendship between men, world war one, boys' school, coming of age, young soldier, male protagonist, teenage boy, soldier, group of friends, treasure, friendship between boys ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1914, year 1916 ...
Place: oxford university, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 12K
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, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: german soldier, nazi occupation, jewish, gestapo, love, german, third reich, german army, nazi germany, spy, bodyguard, romance ...
Time: year 1940, year 1934, 1920s, 1940s
Place: germany, holland, poland, netherlands, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Coup de grâce (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A countess loves her brother's Prussian-officer friend in the 1919 Baltic area.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, soldier, betrayal, revolution, evacuation, tragic love, tragic hero, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, wartime life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: latvia, europe, germany, paris france, lithuania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%