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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, volunteer, car bomb, body part, air raid, search and rescue
Time: 2010s
Place: syria, middle east

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Fighting for Life (2008)
Genre: Documentary, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: medical school, middle east, iraq
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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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City of Ghosts (2017)
Genre: Documentary, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With unprecedented access, this documentary follows the extraordinary journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently”—a group of anonymous citizen journalists who banded together after their homeland was overtaken by ISIS—as they risk their ...
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John Ford Goes to War (2002)
Genre: Documentary, Biography, War
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When World War II broke out, John Ford, in his forties, commissioned in the Naval Reserve, was put in charge of the Field Photographic Unit by Bill Donavan, director of the soon-to-be-OSS. During the war, Field Photo made at least 87 documentaries, ...
Style: serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.6
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Kurukshetra (2008)
Genre: War
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama, War
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Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 117 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Insyriated (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Belgium, France, Lebanon
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 106 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: War
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Duration: 100 min.
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28%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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