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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, empire, communism, political intrigue, military officer, political prisoner, prime minister, anti communist, communist party, post civil war, political activism, political persecution, political oppression

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and political films with plots about politics, communism, society, state affairs, revolution, political intrigue and political unrest mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Man with the Carnation: Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019), Question 7 (1961), The Special Relationship (2010), Diary for My Loves (1987), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: psychological, disturbing, captivating, realistic, political ...
Plot: politics, world politics, society, life philosophy, escapades, rivalry, ambition, political intrigue, political unrest, political activism, disorder, arrogance ...
Time: year 2016, 21st century, 2010s
Place: united kingdom, england
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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: religious persecution, propaganda, crisis of conscience, pastor, communism, anti communist, christianity, socialism, conscience, conservatory
Place: east berlin, east germany
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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, political, intense, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: politics, world politics, honest, greed, relationships, manipulation, friends, corruption, character study, head of state, political intrigue, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, england, usa, europe, london ...
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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.
Style: art house
Plot: woman, family relations, autobiography, prison, controversy, socialism, communist, revolution, diary, communism, anti communist, politics ...
Time: 50s
Place: moscow russia, budapest
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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: political, disturbing, inspirational, factual, tense ...
Plot: politics, journalism, media, fighting the system, television, cold war, mccarthyism, propaganda, patriotism, society, workplace, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: california, washington d.c., new york, usa, ussr ...
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60%
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The Bad Poet (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 1936. Giovanni Comini, the youngest Federal in Fascist Italy, is summoned to Rome for a delicate mission: to monitor aging national poet Gabriele D'Annunzio, whose increasingly restless behavior Mussolini fears could damage his alliance with ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: fascism, poet, italian fascism, secret police, relationship vs career, political intrigue, federal agent, social problems, politics, political unrest, moral dilemma, poetry ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
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Rosa Luxemburg (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 122 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: political, suspense, feminist film, political thriller
Plot: women, anarchist, world war one, woman, revolutionary, communism, gender, german history, protest, marxism, historical event, dinner ...
Time: year 1916
Place: berlin germany, germany
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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: rough, bleak, disturbing, suspense
Plot: gulag, deportation, world war two, survival, labor camp, politics, grief, cruelty, political prisoner, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, male nudity ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1957, 50s
Place: siberia, latvia, russia, ussr
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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, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, uncover truth, fighting the system, price of justice, political intrigue, political unrest, parents and children, life is a bitch, legal, society, politics, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil
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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 ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, political
Plot: capitalism, socialism, factory, communism, poverty, working class, capital, industry, money, factory owner, money problems, political persecution ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, london, manchester, prussia, brussels
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My Grandmother Fanny Kaplan (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, 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.
Style: captivating, entertaining, romantic
Plot: revolution, family history, communism, politics, prison, lenin, life is a bitch, conspiracy, male female relationship, historical figure, political conspiracy, government conspiracy ...
Place: ussr
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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, realistic, serious, sincere, political ...
Plot: leadership, prime minister, politics, head of state, female politician, british politics, state affairs, life is a bitch, downfall, girl, british prime minister, king of england ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain, england
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40%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, touching
Plot: lawyer, european history, politics, husband wife relationship, strong female character, prisoner, jail, court, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, judge, courtroom ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: prague, central europe
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Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
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Havel (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: non-linear, realistic, captivating, serious
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Getulio (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Portugal
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Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, bleak
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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: political, suspense, cynical, biting, serious ...
Plot: world war one, spy, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lgbtq, treason, espionage, military, soldier, couples, battles, betrayal ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
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Worth (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kenneth Feinberg, a powerful D.C. lawyer appointed Special Master of the 9/11 Fund, fights off the cynicism, bureaucracy, and politics associated with administering government funds and, in doing so, discovers what life is worth.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense
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Time: september 11 2001, 2000s, year 2001
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Tail Gunner Joe (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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: mccarthyism, communist, cold war, alcohol abuse, communism, u.s. senator, historical event, u.s. congress, american politics, chase
Time: 50s
Place: washington d.c.
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37%
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: diagnosis, closeted gay, gay, communism, healer, czech history, closeted homosexual, arrested, gay lead character
Time: 50s
Place: central europe
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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: suspense, disturbing, stylized, captivating
Plot: renaissance, pope, politics, rivalry, brutality, war, violence, tudors, medieval, priest, cardinal the priest, sex scene ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: vatican, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 70s
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36%
Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Style: art house
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Time: 50s
Place: budapest, hungary, ussr
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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: political, psychological, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Gathering Storm (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.
Style: talky, sincere, serious, realistic, political ...
Plot: winston churchill, world war two, british history, politics, war, state affairs, head of state, society, rise to the top, couple relations, fascism, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1934
Place: england, germany, europe, united kingdom
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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, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: president, working class, dysfunctional family, ambition, social differences, siblings relations, hopes, family problems, political activism, single parent, family life, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: brazil, latin america
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34%
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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: epic, factual, realistic, stylized, political ...
Plot: queen, queen elizabeth i, british history, historical character, royal court, royal family, british royal family, politics, head of state, throne, political intrigue, rise to the top ...
Time: 16th century, victorian era, middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, scotland, london, spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 431
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, ethnic conflict, politician, terrorism, hostage, canadian, kidnapping, constitution, independence movement, prime minister
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, China, Italy, France, USA
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, political, breathtaking, sexy, emotional ...
Plot: childhood, world war two, royalty, chinese history, emperor, revolution, drug addiction, prison, royal family, eunuch, breast feeding, interrogation ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1910s, 50s ...
Place: china, beijing china, japan, asia
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33%
God Loves Caviar (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Greece, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true-life, stranger-than-fiction tale of eighteenth-century Greek pirate turned merchant Ioannis Varvakis, who rose from humble beginnings to become the head of one of the largest mercantile empires in Europe.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, social
Plot: revolution, pirate, political intrigue, ambition, political unrest, dishonesty, rise to the top, state affairs, idealism, imperialism, rebellion, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, russia, hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%