Movies like Where Once We Walked

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Where Once We Walked (2011)
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, revenge, politics, unrequited love, revolutionary, socialist, lower class, rivalry, society, journalist, love, violence, football player, love triangle, photographer, divorce, suicide, family relations, high society, independent woman, hate, executioner ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1918, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: helsinki finland, finland, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, tense and realistic films with plots about world war two, family relations, war, society, politics, military and soldier mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Where Once We Walked: Under the North Star (2009), Under the North Star II (2010), Akseli and Elina (1970), Here, Beneath the North Star (1968), 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, serious, captivating
Plot: court, class differences, rebel, brother brother relationship, revenge, husband wife relationship, socialism, socialist, working class, family history, class conflict, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 1890s, turn of the century, 1910s
Place: finland
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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: psychological, touching, family saga, epic, exciting
Plot: world war two, family relations, soldier, communism, countryside, male female relationship, hate, working class, communist, post war, village, lower class ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: finland
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Akseli and Elina (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A former Red Rebellion leader returns home after being imprisoned for his participation in the Finnish Civil War, but soon finds out that wartime mindsets still linger in the heads of people.
Style: family saga, epic, pre war
Plot: teacher, school, soldier, death of father, politics, world war two, violence, marriage, family relations, russo finnish war, right wing extremist, death of son ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: finland
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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 movement, inequality, family relations, class society, prisoner of war camp, high society, countryside, peasant, swamp, struggle, class differences, priest ...
Time: 1890s, 20th century, 1910s, 19th century
Place: finland
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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, factual, tense, psychological
Plot: spy, playwright, world war two, prisoner, politics, writers, women in society, power, divorce, husband wife relationship, treason, jail ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, year 1929, year 1943 ...
Place: finland, ussr, helsinki finland, stockholm sweden
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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, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: world war two, military, soldier, wartime life, politics, heroic mission, against humanity, chaos and mayhem, battles, state affairs, war, russo finnish war ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1942 ...
Place: finland, europe, russia, eastern europe
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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: realistic, epic, tense, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: war, world war two, winter, military, invasion, cold weather, tank, politics, resistance, russo finnish war, violence, fight ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, baltics, europe, ussr ...
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Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, factual
Plot: revolution, politics, state affairs, society, social differences, head of state, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, chinese history, chinese civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s
Place: china, asia
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Colorado Avenue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, emigrant Hanna returns from Colorado to Finland. In America she was known as Dollar-Hanna, but in Finland she has to endure the Civil War and live through the prohibition. Hanna's independent spirit will guide her.
Style: touching, emotional, family saga, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, love and romance, society, getting home, hopes, mother daughter relationship, old love, generation gap, independent woman, civil war, death of husband ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: eastern europe, colorado, finland
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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: world war one, assassination, political conspiracy, freedom fighter, investigation, world war two, rivalry, society, royalty, intrigue, royal family, visit ...
Time: 1910s, year 1914
Place: sarajevo, serbia, germany, bosnia herzegovina
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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: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological, intellectual
Plot: spanish civil war, spanish history, moral dilemma, arrest, professor, coup d'etat, military, society, disorder, civil war, military coup, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, morocco
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The Border (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Finland, Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The young man must set up a clear border between Finland and Russia, white and red, enemy and friend, us and them. While the task seems clear he finds out the execution of his command in concrete situations is very difficult. Right choices turn out ...
Style: captivating, touching, sad, exciting, contemplative
Plot: fall in love, military officer, military, prisoner of war camp, violence, duty, army, independence, civil war, teacher, russian, world war one ...
Time: year 1918
Place: finland, ussr
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The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
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, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: resistance, nazi germany, wartime life, world war two, rebellion, human spirit, young heroes, confined, against humanity, idealism, life is a bitch, rebelliousness ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, year 1944, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
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Trust (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film is based on the facts of history about the declaration of independence of the Republic of Finland from Russia. The Grand Duchy of Finland was an autonomous part of the Russian Empire until 1917, when the Russian revolution caused the fall of ...
Plot: lenin, international relations, helsinki, finland, trust, flashback, assassination, revolution, new year's eve, world war one, nationalism, bourgeoisie, communism ...
Time: 20th century, year 1917, 1910s, 1890s
Place: germany, finland, st. petersburg russia, helsinki finland, siberia ...
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The Eternal Road (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Estonia, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, great depression, communism, family relations, getting home, violence, secret police, idealism, mass murder, fear, loss of child, arrested ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938, year 1937, year 1931
Place: ussr, germany
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Bitter 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: sincere, psychological, disturbing, tense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: hunger, peasant, genocide, brutality, love, society, life is a bitch, couples, adaptation, violence, greed, youth ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ukraine
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Everlasting Moments (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, photographer, woman, jail, artist, family problems, abusive husband, female artist, troubled marriage, female protagonist, unrequited love ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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The Maiden Danced to Death (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Canada, Slovenia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: There were two brothers - two dancers - in Communist Hungary. One defected, the other stuck it out. One gave his soul to commerce, the other to the Party. After twenty years, they meet again. And the dance begins.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, emotional, family saga
Plot: love triangle, dancing, husband wife relationship, love, family relations, jealousy, homecoming, rivalry, brother brother relationship, society, couples, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: hungary, central europe, eastern europe, canada
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Laugh or Die (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Parikka, the actor once called the Funniest Man in Finland, and his troupe are about to be executed for the atrocities committed during the Civil War in Finland. Jaeger Lieutenant Nyborg, an admirer of Parikka, suspects a definite miscarriage of ...
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prisoner of war camp, prisoner, firing squad, theater, humour, rehearsal, joke, disguise, actor, theatre group, pow, escape attempt ...
Time: year 1918, 1910s
Place: germany, finland
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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: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological, intense ...
Plot: refugee, revolution, historical event, escape, military, survival, camp, suspense, post war, chinese civil war, republican era china, danger
Time: 1940s
Place: ancient china, taiwan
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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, tense, rough, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: revolution, dictatorship, military, rebellion, military coup, family relations, politics, state affairs, rebelliousness, society, siblings relations, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa, angola
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Bloody Sunday (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The dramatised story of the Irish civil rights protest march on January 30 1972 which ended in a massacre by British troops.
Style: rough, bleak, political, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: ira, irish republican army, civil rights, rebellion, politics, terrorism, protest, ethnic conflict, fighting the system, state affairs, political unrest, social decay ...
Time: 70s, year 1972, 20th century
Place: ireland, california, england, israel, europe ...
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Nina's House (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Starting in 1944 in the wake of the Liberation and continuing into the '60s, 'houses of hope' were established to lend a semblance of continuity to youngsters orpahaned by the war. Nina's Home takes place between September 1944 ...
Style: uplifting, serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Plot: adoption, holocaust, orphanage, confined, survival, society, against humanity, family relations, frame up, anti semitism, war, religions or cults ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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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: tense, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, war, survival, japanese soldier, military life, escapades, confined, isolation, rivalry, asian prostitute, anti war, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: the philippines
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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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, wartime life, rivalry, resistance, love and romance, life is a bitch, hidden identity, society, tragic hero, anti war, love affair, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, post world war two, 1930s, 1940s, 2000s
Place: china, japan, shanghai, asia
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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, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, war, military, soldier, battles, against the odds, wehrmacht, friendship, suspense, judaism, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: denmark, germany, europe
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1944: Forced to Fight (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, psychological, captivating
Plot: world war two, nazi, military, nazi soldier, german army, soldier, enemy, death, eastern front, retreat, attack, war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: estonia, ussr, europe
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A City of Sadness (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung (Chen Sown-yung), the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun disappears, and Wen-leung, scarred ...
Style: realistic, sad, rough, emotional, tense ...
Plot: mute or deaf, family relations, wartime life, family life, political unrest, family in danger, black market, siblings relations, confinement indoors, family tradition, family problems, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: taiwan
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1944 The Final Defence (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back, with all odds against them. The Battle of Tali-Ihantala ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, military, battles, against the odds, heroes, wartime life, war, rivalry, battlefield, tank, russo finnish war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: finland, europe, ussr, russia
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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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, coming of age, resistance movement, wartime life, war, winter, occupation, execution, nazism, nazi, resistance, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: germany, netherlands, europe, holland
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