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The Man with the Carnation (1980)
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The Man with the Carnation (1980)
Original name: Ο Άνθρωπος με το Γαρύφαλλο
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Greece
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of Nikos Belogiannis member of the communist party and officer of Ellas that has come back to Greece only to get arrested, tried for espionage on behalf of Russia and executed.
Plot: politics, communism, political intrigue, political prisoner, prime minister, military officer, anti communist, communist party, post civil war, political activism, political persecution, political oppression

Most similar movies to The Man with the Carnation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films with plots about politics, state affairs, society, communism, revolution, political unrest and betrayal mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Man with the Carnation: Question 7 (1961), The Special Relationship (2010), My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan (2016), Gandhi (1982), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Question 7 (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suspenseful story of a boy and his father, each forced to decide his future on his willingness to stand up for what he believes.
Plot: christianity, crisis of conscience, religious persecution, anti communist, pastor, communism, propaganda, conscience, socialism
Place: east germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany
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95%
The Special Relationship (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatisation that follows Tony Blair's journey from political understudy waiting in the wings of the world arena to accomplished prime minister standing confidently in the spotlight of centre stage. It is a story about relationships, between ...
Style: realistic, sincere, intense, disturbing, tricky ...
Plot: politics, friends, head of state, political intrigue, world politics, unlikely friendships, greed, british prime minister, relationships, honest, manipulation, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, washington d.c., europe, usa ...
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89%
My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film focuses on the little-known love affair of the terrorist Fanny Kaplan with the brother of Vladimir Lenin, Dmitriy Ilyich Ulyanov, and questions whether she really tried to assassinate Lenin in 1918.
Plot: lenin, revolution, family history, communism, prison, politics
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72%
 8.0
 215K
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: uplifting, emotional, realistic, serious, factual ...
Plot: human spirit, leadership, freedom, protest, muslim, idealism, religious intolerance, political unrest, fighting the system, politics, state affairs, assassination ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 1910s, 20th century ...
Place: india, england, europe, asia, new delhi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: disturbing, factual, tense, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: media, journalism, politics, patriotism, mccarthyism, fighting the system, society, television, state affairs, workplace, media coverage, communism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, california, washington d.c., london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, communism, anti communist, family relations, socialism, communist, diary, prison, politics, deportation, revolution, film school ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: budapest hungary, moscow russia, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Young Karl Marx (2017)
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 ...
Plot: foot chase, philosopher, large breasts, father son conflict, political persecution, capitalism, socialism, alternate world, factory owner, big breasts, unlikely friendships, money ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brussels belgium, manchester, manchester england, brussels, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Rosa Luxemburg (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Wronke Prison, 1916. Social democrat Rosa Luxemburg faces a mock execution. Twenty years earlier, Rosa's political gifts are acknowledged by everyone, as she struggles for democratic government in Germany and revolution in Poland. There she ...
Style: feminist film, suspense
Plot: marxism, communism, feminism, female director, dinner, writing, mansion, new year's eve, historical event, firing squad, execution, political thriller ...
Time: year 1916
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Chronicles of Melanie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Latvia, Czech Republic, Finland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The 14th of June 1941, Soviet-occupied Latvia: Without warning, the authorities break into the house of Melanie and her husband Aleksandr and force them to leave everything behind. Together with more than 15 000 Latvians, Melanie and her son get ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, bleak, rough
Plot: deportation, survival, grief, cruelty, world war two, politics, political prisoner, gulag, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, period piece, blood transfusion ...
Time: year 1941, year 1957, 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: siberia, soviet union, russia, latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Zuzu Angel (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Zuzu Angel" covers the last years of the famous Brazilian fashion designer in her doomed quest for justice in the case of her activist son Stuart's arrest, torture, murder and subsequent corpse disposal by the military forces in ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: fighting the system, uncover truth, missing person, parents and children, politics, price of justice, society, legal, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice, rebellion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Milada (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: female protagonist, trial, chambermaid, death sentence, maid, female lawyer, czech history, woman, woman wearing glasses, arrested, courtroom, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: central europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, disturbing
Plot: politics, united kingdom, rivalry, society, escapades, ambition, life philosophy, danger, disorder, human
Time: 21st century, year 2016, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 11K
Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Santiago, capital of Chile during the Marxist government of elected, highly controversial president Salvador Allende. Father McEnroe supports his leftist views by introducing a program at the prestigious "collegio" (Catholic prep school) ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, politics, classmate, childhood, poverty, sexual initiation, demonstration, historical event, communism, social differences, political unrest, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, santiago chile, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
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Margaret (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A detailed and compelling portrait of one of the most formidable characters in British politics as she faces her final days in power. The year is 1990 and Margaret Thatcher's support within the government is wavering - her hold on the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: prime minister, politics, leadership, female politician, life is a bitch, head of state, state affairs, british politics, downfall, british prime minister, king of england, queen elizabeth ii
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 520
The Conclave (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1458, five years after the fall of Constantinople to the Moslems, eighteen cardinals meet to elect a new pope. Rodrigo Borgia, a 27 year old cardinal learns to play a very dangerous game.
Style: captivating, stylized, suspense, disturbing
Plot: pope, vatican, politics, rivalry, brutality, war, violence, film starts with sex, sex scene, cardinal the priest, female nudity
Time: renaissance, 1400s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 929
Getulio (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The movie depicts the political crisis that led to the suicide of president Getúlio Vargas, in the 19 days that preceded August 24, 1954. The crisis began with the attempted assassination of journalist and politician Carlos Lacerda in August 5, ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, realistic, bleak
Plot: politics, head of state, investigation, assassination attempt, society, life is a bitch, state affairs, journalism, dishonesty, downfall, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 3K
Colonel Redl (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia, Hungary, Austria, West Germany
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl, an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception.
Style: serious, cynical, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: military, soldier, espionage, treason, gays and lesbians, military officer, rise and fall, world war one, politics, betrayal, war, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: austria, germany, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A dramatic history of Pu Yi, the last of the Emperors of China, from his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; his exploitation ...
Style: epic, emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: communism, emperor, suicide attempt, world war two, arranged marriage, teacher, childhood, divorce, interrogation, confession, arson, empress ...
Time: 1910s, 50s, 1920s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: china, asia, japan, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Ireland, Slovakia, Poland
Story: The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Plot: arrested, gay protagonist, czech history, gay, communism, closeted homosexual, healer, diagnosis, closeted gay
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Trudeau (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 208 min.
Story: This docu-drama spans fifteen turbulent years in the political and personal life of Pierre Elliott Trudeau, one of the most enigmatic and polarizing Prime Ministers in Canadian history. The film explores the many facets of his character and his ...
Plot: politics, prime minister, politician, terrorism, ethnic conflict, kidnapping, hostage, canadian, independence movement
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Front Runner (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gary Hart, former Senator of Colorado, becomes the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1987. Hart's intelligence, charisma and idealism makes him popular with young voters, leaving him with a seemingly clear path to the ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, sentimental
Plot: politician, scandal, politics, senator, presidential campaign, affair, reputation, homosexual, society, rivalry, media, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: The first U.S. president (Barry Bostwick) and his wife (Patty Duke) endure two terms of turmoil from 1789 to 1797.
Plot: banking, american history, u.s. president, husband wife relationship, industry, farming, politician, politics, democracy, diplomacy
Time: 1780s, 1790s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lula, the Son of Brazil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil, Argentina
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The true story of a working class boy who moves to the nation's financial capital at a young age and becomes one the most influential politician in Brazil's history.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: working class, president, siblings relations, hopes, social differences, dysfunctional family, family problems, ambition, family relations, family life, single parent, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.4
 91K
Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: stylized, realistic, epic, factual, captivating ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, historical character, royal court, british history, british royal family, monarchy, political intrigue, politics, rise to the top, treason, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 3K
Salvador (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story of Salvador Puig Antich, one of the last political prisoners to be executed under Franco's Fascist State in 1974.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: anarchist, politics, missing person, legal investigation, against humanity, rebellion, legal, revolution, state affairs, crime, crimes, rebelliousness ...
Time: 70s
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Twelve-Year Night (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Uruguay, Spain, Argentina, France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Uruguay, 1973. Having been crushed by the military dictatorship, surviving members of the Tupamaro guerillas are imprisoned and tortured. They must find a way to endure the coming 12 years.
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, tense, based on true events
Plot: prison, politics, military dictatorship, released from prison, political prisoner, violence, society, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), letter writing, ant, cigarette smoking ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, 80s
Place: south america, uruguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mary Queen of Scots (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The life and death of the Scottish monarch.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: royal family, political intrigue, head of state, royal court, betrayal, political unrest, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, queen, monarchy, strong female presence, british royal family ...
Time: 16th century
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Into the Storm (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This powerful follow-up to “The Gathering Storm” follows Churchill from 1940 to 1945 as he guided his beleaguered nation through the crucible of the war years--even as his marriage was encountering its own struggles.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: world war two, winston churchill, prime minister, negotiation, leadership, state affairs, head of state, politics, war, political leader, diplomacy, defeat ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1940
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: female director, josef stalin, revolution, grief, new year's eve, parade, tank, hungarian, communist, statue, socialism, diary ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, budapest, soviet union, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Louis, the Child King (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France
Duration: 160 min.
Story: History buffs will glory in the riches of Louis, Enfant Roi, others will perhaps find this complex story of intrigues and betrayals in the court of the young king tough sledding. When Louis the Fourteenth (1638-1715) was born, the power of ...
Style: baroque
Plot: french history, politics, betrayal, brother brother relationship, political intrigue, decadence, sibling rivalry, talking to the camera, intrigue, battles, family relations, monarch ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%