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Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
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Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Original name: Napló apámnak, anyámnak
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: party, revolution, politics, trial, traitor, communism, communist, diary, socialism, new year's eve, newsreel footage, celebration, controversy, grief, parade, tank, demonstration, reenactment, anti communist, statue, hungarian, josef stalin
Time: 1950s
Place: soviet union, hungary, budapest hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and intellectual films with plots about politics, communism, communist, revolution, husband wife relationship, flashback and corruption mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Diary for My Father and My Mother: Just Like at Home (1978), The Unburied Man (2004), Tail Gunner Joe (1977), Whooping Cough (1987), Trumbo (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Diary for My Loves (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A continuation of "Diary for My Children," the film picks up in 1950, when Juli, the diarist, is 18 and determined to become a movie director.
Plot: prison, revolution, diary, communism, anti communist, communist, socialism, controversy, deportation, politics
Time: 1950s
Place: moscow russia, budapest
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Diary for My Children (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical story of a young woman's life in Budapest under Stalin.
Plot: factory, engineer, old man, unhappiness, diary, hungarian, aunt niece relationship, male female relationship, banned, brother sister relationship, childhood, old woman ...
Time: 1950s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: moscow russia, eastern europe, budapest hungary
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Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: father daughter relationship, children, surrogate father, hungarian, infatuation, girl
Place: hungary
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The Unburied Man (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, doctor, disease, hate, gallows, speech, rat, rain, hanging, terror, stalinism, suppression ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century
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Tail Gunner Joe (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of the life of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a national power base when he later planned to run for ...
Plot: communist, u.s. senator, mccarthyism, u.s. congress, communism, cold war, historical event
Time: 1950s
Place: washington d.c.
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Edith Stein: The Seventh Chamber (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Italy, Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An expressionist biography of Edith Stein, who converted from the Jewish faith to the Catholic one and became a Carmelite sister. She would die in a German concentration camp.
Style: intellectual
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Whooping Cough (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children ...
Plot: parents, communism, children, revolution, child's point of view
Time: 1950s
Place: europe, hungary
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Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: dramatic, earnest, cerebral, interesting, entertaining ...
Plot: communism, screenwriter, mccarthyism, communist, hollywood, movie business, parent child relationship, politics, cancer, writing, film industry, gossip ...
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Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, psychological
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 140 min.
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