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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: female director, party, josef stalin, revolution, politics, trial, traitor, communism, communist, diary, socialism, grief, new year's eve, autobiography, archive footage, demonstration, anti communist, newsreel footage, celebration, controversy, parade, tank, reenactment, statue, hungarian
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: soviet union, budapest, hungary, budapest hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about politics, communism, revolution, female director, communist, autobiography and family relations 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), Love (1971), Tail Gunner Joe (1977), A Szerencse lányai (1999). 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: female director, revolution, prison, family relations, film school, autobiography, deportation, controversy, socialism, communism, politics, communist ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, 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: communist, female director, male female relationship, artist, death of mother, childhood, friendship, factory, socialism, communism, banned, bitterness ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1947, 50s
Place: budapest, central europe, moscow russia, budapest hungary, eastern europe
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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: female director, family relations, girl man relationship, getting home, girl, father daughter relationship, children, surrogate father, hungarian, infatuation
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: female director, interrogation, husband wife relationship, jail, atrocity, revolution, exile, hanging, exhumation, hate, rain, skeleton ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1956
Place: romania, budapest, budapest hungary, central europe, hungary ...
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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
Plot: female director, religious conversion, jewish, catholicism, nazi, german, professor, running, tragic event, university, stoicism, nun ...
Place: germany
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Love (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luca regularly visits her bedridden mother-in-law. Luca's husband, János, has been arrested on a trumped up political charge, and Luca does not know if he is still alive. Luca hides this from his mother by making up letters purporting to be ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: old woman, bittersweet, terminal illness, family in crisis, parents and children, prison life, family gatherings, life is a bitch, single parent, immigrants, politics, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s
Place: hungary, europe
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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. congress, u.s. senator, historical event, communism, cold war, pursuit, alcohol abuse, mccarthyism
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: washington d.c.
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A Szerencse lányai (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story of a mother who had to change her profession from a teacher to a high class prostitute to make a living.
Plot: female director, customer, female teacher, prostitute, emigrant, prostitution, pimp, mother daughter relationship, russian immigrant
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Whooping Cough (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
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: child's point of view, parents, communism, children, revolution, grandmother, family relations
Time: 1950s, year 1956, 50s
Place: hungary, europe
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 26
Monstrum (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Movie about a sculptor Otakar Svec who is building a statue of Stalin in Prague.
Plot: retro, josef stalin, suicide, communism, moral dilemma, statue, european history, memorial, czech history, artist, monument, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
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24%
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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: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: communism, hollywood, mccarthyism, justice, movie business, politics, communist, parent child relationship, writers, jail, political persecution, prison ...
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From a Far Country (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, UK, Poland
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: pope, rebellion, politics, world war two, catholic church, genocide, rebelliousness, holocaust, anti semitism, religions or cults, political unrest, wartime life ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, rome italy
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Citizen Cohn (1992)
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Duration: 111 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: anthology
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Exil (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Cannes Special Screening 2016
Style: semi documentary
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: factual, realistic, psychological, captivating, tense ...
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