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Last Men in Aleppo (2017)
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Last Men in Aleppo (2017)
Original name: De sidste mænd i Aleppo
Genre: Documentary, War
Country: Denmark, Syria
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work — a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage — follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization consisting of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards military strikes and attacks in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of both heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders — Khaled, Subhi, and Mahmoud — as they grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee or stay and fight for their country?
Plot: war, civil war, destruction, siege, ruins, corpse, volunteer, rubble, air raid, search and rescue, car bomb, casualty of war, body part, aerial bombardment
Time: 2010s
Place: syria, middle east

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Genre: Documentary, War
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Duration: 92 min.
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Fighting for Life (2008)
Genre: Documentary, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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The Night (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Syria
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film explores the Arab-Israeli conflict as seen through the experiences of an Arab family in newly-liberated city of Quneitra, headed by a resistance fighter.
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Kurukshetra (2008)
Genre: War
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Documentary, Action, Biography, War
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Duration: 56 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 652
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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War and Peace: Part I (1965)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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