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The Magnate (1987)
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The Magnate (1987)
Original name: Magnat
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 171 min.
Story: This Polish historical drama film traces the fascinating saga of a wealthy, princely Polish dynasty in years 1900-1935.
Style: family saga
Plot: prince, nazism, dynasty, monarchy, incest, nazi, cheating wife, third reich, communism, aristocracy, mine, sex with stepmother, palace, brotherhood, cuckold, falling, man in a wheelchair, sex with stepson, sexually frustrated woman, sexually dissatisfied wife, wheelchair bound, nazis, polish, stepmother stepson relationship, cuckolded husband
Time: 1900s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, pre world war two
Place: poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about politics, communism, world war two, society, death, nazism and nazi mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Magnate: General Nil (2009), The Unburied Man (2004), 1939 Battle of Westerplatte (2013), Brecht (2019), Lesson of a Dead Language (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Inspection of the Crime Scene 1901 (1980)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: More documentary in its approach than dramatized history, this is a compelling story about a 1901 children's strike in Wrzesnia near the Polish border with Prussia. Poland was partitioned at this time, and a rigidly patriotic Prussian teacher ...
Plot: school, classroom, arrest, oppression, suffering, blackmail, school teacher, protest, prayer, beating, lesson, trial ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: prussia
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General Nil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Generał Nil is a Polish historical film, based on the life of general Emil August Fieldorf, pseudonym "Nil". The film was directed by Ryszard Bugajski and was released in 2009.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: army general, court, trial, imprisonment, communism, assassination, moral dilemma, secret service, arrest, interrogation, post war, death sentence ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: siberia, poland
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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, stalinism, rat, atrocity, exile, hanging, suppression, european history, grave, adolescence, doctor, josef stalin ...
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: budapest hungary, hungary, central europe, italy, romania ...
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1939 Battle of Westerplatte (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland, Lithuania
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This harrowing war film is an epic dramatization of the first battle of World War II. The Battle of Westerplatte that began on 1 September 1939 will forever be remembered as the one that announced the beginning of the Second World War in Europe. ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: soldier, against the odds, battle zone, heroic mission, battles, war, military, danger, battleship, heroes, world war two, surrender ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Brecht (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Austria, Czech Republic
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Bertolt Brecht, a theatre revolutionary, poet of the state, outsider, looks back on his life in 1956, the year of his death, in East Berlin: adolescent provocations in Augsburg during the First World War, early poetic and amorous flights of fancy in ...
Style: psychological, tense, thought provoking, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: nazism, world war one, portrait of an artist, playwright, poet, leftist, literature, nazi, german, german culture, poem, life ...
Time: 1920s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 1930s ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, east germany
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Lesson of a Dead Language (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An officer stationed in a remote Galician outpost at the end of the First World War is dying of consumption. Suffering from feverish dreams and hallucinations, he begins to collect religious art and attends seances.
Plot: pursuit, nazi, tuberculosis, prisoner, dying, murder, lieutenant, australian, jewish, forest, world war one, metaphor ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s
Place: poland
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Daas (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jest rok 1776. Radca wiedeńskiej Kancelarii Nadwornej Henryk Klein (Mariusz Bonaszewski) otrzymuje skargę na hrabiego Jakuba Franka (Olgierd Łukaszewicz), który kilkanaście lat wcześniej został skazany za głoszenie herezji i zbiegł do ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, enigmatic
Plot: messiah, mysterious man, investigation, religious leader, cult, worship, warning, uncover truth, polish history, complaint, cult leader, emperor ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: vienna
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Sweet Rush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As an aging woman married to a workaholic doctor by chance meets a young man who makes her feel young again. All of this is films by a director making a film about her which cuts in and out of the on camera and off camera drama.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: mature woman, film within a film, small town, tragic love, love affair, love and romance, dishonesty, dealing with death, couples, couple relations, infidelity, dying ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: poland, europe
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Katyn (2007)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940.
Style: disturbing, heartbreaking, sentimental, sad, realistic ...
Plot: war crime, world war two, nazism, survival, war, captivity, military life, life is a bitch, military, battles, occupation, oppression ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: poland, russia, europe, soviet union, ussr ...
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Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: strike, working class, journalism, fighting the system, state affairs, workplace situations, against the odds, political unrest, political corruption, rebelliousness, idealism, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fever (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is set in 1905, in a time of feverish revolutionary underground activity in Poland partitioned between three neighbours. All the characters are committed anarchists. The bomb maker puts an invention together to place it at the disposal of ...
Plot: female director, male female relationship, violence, revolt, politics, mental breakdown, police, prison, terrorism, tragic event, undercover, corruption
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Death of a President (1977)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After Poland won freedom from of its long overlordship by Russia and the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918, it took a further four years for its National Assembly to elect Gabriel Narutowicz as its first president. Narutowicz was a professor who until ...
Plot: assassination, anti semitism, minister, riot, president, police, gallery, socialism, election, painter, parliament, prime minister ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Reunion (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, West Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish doctor and the other the son of a German aristocrat. ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, anti semitism, friendship, confined, golden years, youth, religions or cults, coming of age, against humanity, homecoming, holocaust, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Daimler-Benz Limousine (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two brothers of German heritage live in the Polish town of Poznan. Michal is the sensitive brother who likes literature, Andrzej is the daredevil with no intellectual bent, and between the two of them, they steal the German consul's ...
Style: pre war
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The Broken Crown (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a Spain consumed by ambition and power, the future of an empire depends of the mind state of a single woman.
Style: sentimental, exciting, romantic, captivating
Plot: palace intrigue, duke, queen, king, court intrigue, princess, empire, kingdom, arranged marriage, european history, husband wife relationship, ceremony ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1500s
Place: spain, central europe, europe
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Francofonia (2015)
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: exciting, enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, semi documentary
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Beginning of the Great Revival (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of the events that led to the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, factual
Plot: politics, revolution, head of state, state affairs, society, social differences, rebellion, communist party, patriotism, rivalry, military uniform, chinese history ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s
Place: china, asia
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Hanussen (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A man's story parallels Hitler's rise. Austrian Klaus Schneider, wounded in World War I, recovers in the care of Dr. Emil Bettleheim. Bettleheim discovers that Schneider possesses powers of empathy and of clairvoyance, such that could aid ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: hypnosis, clairvoyant, assassination, nazism, uncover truth, fighting the system, life is a bitch, love and romance, war, society, rebellion, state affairs ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Last Emperor (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, China, 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, captivating ...
Plot: emperor, communism, suicide attempt, world war two, arranged marriage, childhood, teacher, arson, divorce, empress, confession, interrogation ...
Time: 50s, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s ...
Place: china, asia, beijing china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Day One (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given to no-nonsense Gen. Leslie Groves who selects physicist J. ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, world war two, super weapon, life is a bitch, intrigue, state affairs, rivalry, against humanity, fight for supremacy, nuclear threat, nuclear holocaust, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, new mexico, italy, chicago illinois, england ...
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43%
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Not Reconciled (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Not Reconciled, the title of the Straubs’ first feature-length film, is engraved on their work like an inscription. It is a story about the continuity and collapse of history, the power of suppression, and the terror of reconciliation; loyalty, ...
Plot: nazism, flashback, father son relationship, flash forward
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: germany
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41%
Prince Daniil Galitsky (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: XIII century. Prince Daniel of Galicia returned from the Horde, where he graciously have allowed to rule in Galicia in exchange for recognition his submission to Khan. But he can not accept the humiliation. He begins to prepare for war with the ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: invasion, knight, prince, political leader, historical character, ukrainian, heroes, christianity, storytelling, power, society, brutality ...
Time: 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: epic, family saga, pre war
Plot: countryside, finnish, farm, car, teacher, priest, politics, world war two, farmer, family relations, progress, beating ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Birch Wood (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Takes place in a prewar Poland. A tubercular young man comes to stay with his brother on a farm. He is in love with life and constantly plays 1930's music on a piano. He gets involved with his brother's problems and also becomes the lover ...
Style: contemplative, psychological, gloomy, sexual, thought provoking ...
Plot: countryside, terminal illness, forest, piano, twins, love and romance, farm, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, dealing with death, tragic hero ...
Place: europe, poland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, male nudity, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, social differences, political unrest, fall in love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Europa Europa (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth. Although improbabilities and happenstance are ...
Style: epic, realistic, emotional, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, survival, ghetto, german, hitler youth, heroes, hidden identity, concentration camp, roommate, communism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s
Place: latvia, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Despair (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Germany in the early 1930s. Against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise, Hermann Hermann, a Russian émigré and chocolate magnate, goes slowly mad. It begins with his seating himself in a chair to observe himself making love to his wife, Lydia, a ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: obsession, murder, chocolate, deadly, losing-it hero, rise to the top, dishonesty, unfulfillment, manipulations, psychopath, world war two, mentally unstable ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hands Up! (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Beginning with a sci-fi prologue before finding itself with several doctors attending a medical school reunion in a sealed-up railway carriage. Between drinks, the disenchanted medicos ruminate over the effect that communism (particularly the ...
Style: political
Plot: communism, medical profession, politics, plaster cast, post apocalypse, cinema
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 202
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: trust, male female relationship, lenin, independence, revolution, world war one, nationalism, bolshevik, russian revolution, socialism, revolutionary, politician ...
Time: 1890s, year 1917, 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: soviet union, finland, st. petersburg russia, siberia, helsinki finland ...
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36%
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, totalitarian regime, artist, father son relationship, democracy, poetry, betrayal, defection, desertion, informant, writers, typist ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s, 60s
Place: bucharest, paris france, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%