Movies like Where Once We Walked

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Where Once We Walked (2011)
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Where Once We Walked (2011)
Original name: Där vi en gång gått
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Otso "The Main Man" Hultkrantz is playing the leading role of the young Allu Kajander in Where We Once Walked, based on a novel about a civil war raging between the Red and the White in Finland.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, factual, family saga
Plot: civil war, class struggle, working class, social class, politics, unrequited love, socialist, lower class, revenge, revolutionary, society, rivalry, danger, love, violence, female nudity, suicide, family relations, football player, male female relationship, love triangle, journalist, photographer, divorce, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, year 1918, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: helsinki finland, finland

Most similar movies to Where Once We Walked

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, tense and serious films with plots about politics, society, world war two, family relations, military, war and state affairs mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Where Once We Walked: Under the North Star (2009), Here, Beneath the North Star (1968), Akseli and Elina (1970), The Winter War (1989), Hella W (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Under the North Star (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Perustuu Väinö Linnan samannimiseen romaanitrilogiaan, joka on yksi suomalaisen kirjallisuuden tärkeimmistä teoksista.
Style: family saga, epic
Plot: class society, male female relationship, rebel army, priest, labor union, shot to death, family relations, working class, class differences, hate, socialism, lower class ...
Time: turn of the century, 1900s, 1890s, 1910s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Here, Beneath the North Star (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Täällä Pohjantähden alla is based on the book with the same title. It is a story of the little village. The movie starts in the 1890's and it ends to the Finnish civil war in 1918. Story concentrates around a tenant farmer family, although ...
Style: epic
Plot: labor union, priest, family history, rebel, countryside, power, finnish, socialist, high society, peasant, class differences, working class ...
Time: 1900s, 1890s, 1910s, 1800s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Akseli and Elina (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 137 min.
Style: pre war, family saga, epic
Plot: violence, politics, death of son, farmer, progress, countryside, finnish, family history, socialist, communism, death of father, priest ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Winter War (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Ostrobothnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the ...
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, resistance, politics, heroic mission, battle zone, family relations, soldier, danger, military life, political unrest ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1939, 1940s
Place: finland, europe, russia, soviet union, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 330
Hella W (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The life of a heroine. The life and work of Hella Wuolijoki. A poet, spy and millionaire, she turned into an internationally acclaimed businesswoman, politician and playwright, who collaborated with Europe's leading writers such as Bertolt ...
Style: captivating, psychological, factual, tense
Plot: playwright, spy, world war two, prisoner, politics, women in society, power, interrogation, stage play, divorce, husband wife relationship, treason ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, factual
Plot: politics, revolution, head of state, state affairs, society, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, republican era china, chinese history ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1910s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 2K
Sarajevo (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The events in Sarajevo in June 1914 are the backdrop for a thriller directed by Andreas Prochaska and written by Martin Ambrosch, focusing on the examining magistrate Dr. Leo Pfeffer (Florian Teichtmeister) investigating the assassination of ...
Style: captivating, serious, factual, tense
Plot: assassination, crown prince, shot to death, freedom fighter, political conspiracy, investigation, rivalry, society, world war one, woman shot, firearm, uniform ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914
Place: serbia, sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 5K
Warsaw '44 (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A beautiful story about youth, love, friendship and the pursuit of adventure during the bloody and brutal reality of the Warsaw Uprising.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, nazi germany, love and romance, friendship, danger, society, death, couples, crimes, family relations, nazism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: resistance, wartime life, young heroes, human spirit, rebellion, idealism, danger, rebelliousness, captivity, life is a bitch, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 19K
Salvador (1986)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
Style: tense, suspense, thought provoking, rough, serious ...
Plot: civil war, journalism, photojournalist, politics, civil rights movement, media, life is a bitch, state affairs, liberal, war correspondent, dictatorship, war ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: central america, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin ...
Style: touching, captivating, stylized, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, politics, communism, totalitarianism, betrayal, russian history, symbolism, repression, family relations, friendship, colonel, war ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: russia, ussr, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.2
 769
Three Kingdoms (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Three Kingdoms is a Chinese television series based on the events in the late Eastern Han Dynasty and the Three Kingdoms period. The plot is based on Luo Guanzhong's classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the historical text Records of ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, factual
Plot: politics, court intrigue, rise to power, ambition, murder, execution, civil war, rivalry, ruse, political leader, castle, chinese ...
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 4K
While at War (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Salamanca, Spain, 1936. In the early days of the military rebellion that began the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the uprising in the hope that the prevailing political chaos will end. But when the confrontation ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating, intellectual
Plot: spanish civil war, college professor, moral dilemma, coup d'etat, arrest, professor, military, archive footage, political repression, society, disorder, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, family relations, tennis, family life, wartime life, life is a bitch, unrequited love, uncle niece relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 4K
April 9th (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, nazi occupation, against the odds, danger, military, battles, surprise attack, friendship, military life, battle zone ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beyond the Front Line (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A movie based on real wartime diaries tells the story of the Swedish speaking Finns' infantry regiment 61. The story follows the regiment during the Continuation War from 1942 to 1944 and from Syväri to the Karelian Isthmus where they faced ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: world war two, military, wartime life, heroic mission, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, against humanity, soldier, battles, politics, war, infantrymen ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: russia, finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 526
Press (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a Kurdish newspaper whose journalists are under the constant threat of being abducted and killed by the state security forces.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: journalism, media, political unrest, politics, realism, society, workplace, crimes, rivalry, state affairs, uncover truth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Devil's Harvest (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set between the two World Wars and based on true historical events, Bitter Harvest conveys the untold story of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine engineered by the tyrant Joseph Stalin. The film displays a powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, sincere, tense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: peasant, hunger, genocide, adaptation, society, danger, love, brutality, couples, life is a bitch, soviet, fight ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Battle of Canudos (1997)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film adaptation of Nobel Prize winning author, Mario Vargas Llosa's epic, The War At The End Of the World (La guerra del fin del mundo).
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, captivating, epic ...
Plot: politics, graphic violence, society, state affairs, war, heroes, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, wartime life, rebellion, political unrest, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fires on the Plain (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, occupying Japanese forces in the Philippines face resistance from the local population and the American offensive. The dwindling Japanese soldiers attempt to survive through the horrors of war.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: war, survival, military life, danger, confined, escapades, isolation, japanese soldier, rivalry, world war two, unfulfillment, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
 8K
I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film's four dramatic stories take place in the final days of the Batista regime; the first two illustrate the ills ...
Style: captivating, factual, epic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: rebellion, propaganda, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, politics, injustice, tyranny, coup d'etat, power struggle, university ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Under the North Star II (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Akseli Koskela returns from prison and tries to learn living again. He's not allowed to take part in politics anymore, but he sees a lot of injustice around him. He raises a family with his wife Elina while another war is around the corner...
Style: family saga, epic
Plot: teacher, soldier, world war two, school, dying, kidnapping, bus, beating, priest, working class, hate, radicalism ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 1K
The Crossing (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: During the Chinese Revolution in 1949, three couples flee from China to an island of Taiwan.
Style: captivating, realistic, suspense, intense, tense ...
Plot: refugee, republican era china, historical event, escape, revolution, danger, military, camp, survival
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Scarlet and the Black (1983)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian resistance families. His diplomatic status in a Catholic country prevents Colonel Kappler from openly arresting him, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: world war two, soldier, vatican, fighting the system, uninhibited rivalry, clergy, military, human spirit, politics, hopes, survival, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, germany, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
April Captains (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.
Style: serious, rough, tense, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: revolution, rebellion, state affairs, politics, family relations, dictatorship, military coup, war, rebelliousness, political unrest, society, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Winter in Wartime (2008)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families. Fourteen year old Michiel can't wait to join the Dutch resistance, to ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, nazism, resistance, execution, occupation, coming of age, adventure, wartime life, german, danger, military, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: netherlands, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Founding of a Republic (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The Founding of a Republic is a Chinese historical film commissioned by China's film regulator and made by the state-owned China Film Group (CFG) to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. The film retells the tale of ...
Style: captivating, serious, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: politics, assassination, military, state affairs, political unrest, revolution, battles, ambition, heroes, historical event, media, historic figure ...
Place: china, taiwan, shanghai, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 8K
Red Sorghum (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old leper who owned a remote sorghum winery dies. Jiu'er, the wife bought by the leper, and her lover, identified only as "my Grandpa" by the narrator, take over the winery and set up an idealized quasi-matriarchal community headed ...
Style: tense, emotional, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: sino japanese war, world war two, society, village, wartime life, village life, unfulfillment, war, state affairs, couple relations, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Purple Butterfly (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Ding Hui is a member of Purple Butterfly, a powerful resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. An unexpected encounter reunites her with Itami, an ex-lover... and officer with a secret police unit tasked with dismantling Purple Butterfly.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: japanese occupation, war, wartime life, rivalry, love and romance, love affair, life is a bitch, society, anti war, hidden identity, political unrest, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, 2000s
Place: japan, china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 5K
1944 (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The events of the war in 1944, from the Blue Hills to Sõrve Peninsula. Shown through the eyes of Estonian soldiers who had to pick sides and fight against fellow brothers. Choices have to be made, not only by the soldiers, but also by their loved ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: eastern front, world war two, soldier, german army, attack, retreat, military, battles, friendship, courage, rivalry, gunshot ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: estonia, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%