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The Young Karl Marx (2017)
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The Young Karl Marx (2017)
Original name: Le jeune Karl Marx
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 in Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist’s son, who has been investigating the sordid birth of the British working class. Engels, the dandy, provides the last piece of the puzzle to the young Karl Marx’s new vision of the world. Together, between censorship and the police’s repression, riots and political upheavals, they will lead the labor movement during its development into a modern era.
Plot: pregnancy, money, police, forest, politics, soldier, journalist, sick child, exile, childbirth, best friend, philosopher, communism, poverty, kiss, capitalism, sacrifice, child birth, worker, breasts, factory, punishment, father son conflict, alternate world, socialism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brussels belgium, paris france, london, brussels, manchester, manchester england, prussia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and sincere films with plots about politics, society, state affairs, husband wife relationship, death, leadership and revolution mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Young Karl Marx: Priest Daens (1992), Lumumba (2000), The Bronte Sisters (1979), Danton (1983), 1900 (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Priest Daens (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
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Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: belgium, europe, flanders, poland, berlin germany ...
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Lumumba (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, Haiti
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of the rise to power and brutal assassination of the formerly vilified and later redeemed leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba. Using newly discovered historical evidence, Haitian-born and later Congo-raised writer and ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s
Place: congo, africa, brussels belgium, brussels, belgium ...
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The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
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Place: yorkshire, france, brussels belgium, brussels, england ...
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Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: talky, epic, captivating, realistic, serious ...
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, socialism, war, ambition, leadership ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
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Place: west berlin west germany, germany, europe, west germany
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Gandhi (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India
Duration: 191 min.
Story: In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, uplifting, serious, factual ...
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Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 116 min.
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Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 176 min.
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