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God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore (1982)
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God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore (1982)
Original name: Wohin und Zurück - An uns glaubt Gott nicht mehr
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After his father is murdered by the Nazis in 1938, a young Viennese Jew named Ferry Tobler flees to Prague, where he joins forces with another expatriate and a sympathetic Czech relief worker. Together with other Jewish refugees, the three make their way to Paris, and, after spending time in a French prison camp, eventually escape to Marseille, from where they hope to sail to a safe port
Style: pre war
Plot: national socialism, rabbi, world war two, police, holocaust, jewish, german, suicide, ss, orphan, nazi germany, fascism, concentration camp, exile, hitler youth, refugee, anti semitism, border crossing, prayer, nazi occupation, death of father, passport, visa, archive footage, leg wound ...
Time: year 1940, year 1938
Place: paris france, prague, marseille

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Most similar movies to God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and bleak films with plots about world war two, jewish, holocaust, anti semitism, nazi, society and against humanity mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore: Santa Fe (1986), Welcome in Vienna (1986), The Ogre (1996), The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987), Gruber's Journey (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Santa Fe (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Picking up where "God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore" leaves off, Freddy struggles to find work after arriving in New York in 1940. His world of refugee acquaintances includes the depressed daughter of a poet/delicatessen owner, an aging ...
Plot: jewish culture, jewish, world war two, immigration, homesickness, fired from the job, brooklyn new york city, poetry, visa, delicatessen, grocer, sewing machine ...
Time: year 1942, year 1941
Place: santa fe new mexico, new york
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95%
Welcome in Vienna (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the conclusion of Axel Corti's trilogy (following God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore and Santa Fe) Freddy, a Viennese Jew who emigrated to New York after Hitler's invasion, and Adler, a left-wing intellectual originally from Berlin, ...
Style: bilingual
Plot: world war two, deserter, german soldier, loudspeaker, city in ruins, socialist, post world war two, holocaust, traitor, wristwatch, jewish, treason ...
Time: year 1944, year 1945, 1940s
Place: vienna
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93%
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The Ogre (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester, he's recruited as a soldier in the 2nd World War, but very soon he is taken prisoner of war.
Style: realistic, disturbing, contemplative, serious, touching ...
Plot: world war two, youth, castle, hitler youth, friendship, redemption, palaces castles and temples, sexual abuse, wartime life, kidnapping, introspection, friends ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: france, germany, berlin germany, japan
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69%
The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tragic romance set in Ferrara, Italy in 1938, and at a nearby seaside resort, a wealthy Jewish boy is thwarted in marrying the girl he loves when Mussolini's race laws (enacted to cement the regime's growing alliance with Germany) ...
Plot: fascist, suicide, jewish, lgbt, concentration camp, world war two, sports car, art gallery, anti semitism, gramophone, fascism, merry go round ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, mass murder, anti semitism, war correspondent, jewish
Place: romania
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57%
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Reunion (1989)
Genre: Drama
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: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: anti semitism, friendship, world war two, against humanity, coming of age, homecoming, holocaust, society, golden years, religions or cults, youth, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: europe, germany
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49%
Everyone Dies Alone (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When they start losing family members and neighbors due to WWII and the Nazi government's policies, a quiet married couple becomes disillusioned and begins spreading leaflets against the government - a crime punishable by death.
Plot: world war two, gestapo, death, nazi soldier, death penalty, killed in action, fear, anti nazi, postcard, death of son, husband wife relationship, mother ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Spider's Web (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Ulrich Mühe plays a German businessman who was born completely without scruples. This makes him an eminently suitable candidate for success in the chaotic years after World War I. The shameless man's story is contrasted with that of his polar ...
Plot: peasant, rise to power, infidelity, shooting, friend, brutality, immorality, female nudity, polish, jewish, extramarital affair, businessman ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Martha and I (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emil (Vaclav Chalupa as a teen, Ondrej Vetchy as an adult) has been naughty, and his family is at a loss about what to do with him. He's been dallying with the family maid. They decide to ship him off to spend time with his uncle Ernst Michel ...
Plot: czech german relations, nazi, divorce, anti semitism, jewish, uncle, coming of age, doctor, czech abroad
Time: 1930s
Place: prague, czechoslovakia
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45%
In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Warsau Ghetto of 1943, one man's struggle to keep his family together leads him to the ultimate crisis of faith, and one final chance at redemption. Written by legendary 'Twilight Zone' creator, Rod Sterling.
Style: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: ghetto, rabbi, world war two, holocaust, religions or cults, human spirit, wartime life, family life, survival, anti semitism, parents and children, injustice ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The real-life story of Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor imprisoned in the notorious Auschwitz death camp of World War II.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, auschwitz, wartime life, human spirit, survival, danger, life is a bitch, against humanity, confined, starting over, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This drama is based on the childhood memories of Hans Jürgen Massaquoi, who was one of the few black native Germans in Nazi Germany. In 1935 at the age of nine, he lives with his German mother in a small flat in Hamburg's working class ...
Style: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: prosecution, xenophobia, gestapo, black boy, racism, boy, world war two, single mother, german, ethnic conflict, violence, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lady Zee (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tragic comedy about an orphan girl who knows nothing better than the animal way but at the end comes to realize her only chance - to be human.
Plot: orphan, suicide, sign language, brothel, taxi, passport, gun, shooting, red dress, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitution ...
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41%
'38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film presents the political events surrounding the Anschluss in March of 1938 through the lives of Carola Hell, a popular young actress at the prestigious Theater in der Josefstadt, and Martin Hofmann, the Jewish journalist she plans to marry. ...
Plot: nazism, journalist, world war two, nazi, actress, jewish
Time: year 1938, 1930s
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Tsili (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tsili is a young girl caught in the middle of World War II. After her family is taken to a concentration camp, Tsili hides in the forest, free from hatred and men, until the arrival of Marek, a stranger who speaks to her in Yiddish.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing, tense
Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, against humanity, youth, danger, holocaust survivor, in the woods, hiding, jewish, coming of age, archive footage ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Consul of Bordeaux (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a man of conviction who saved 30,000 lives during WWII, in June 1940. Among them were10,000 Jews. As the Portuguese General Consul stationed in Bordeaux, France, he issued 30,000 visas for safe ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, human spirit, politics, rescue, hopes, against humanity, tragic hero, danger, disobey, life is a bitch, refugee ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: portugal, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Letter (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Locked away in the Jewish ghetto of an occupied Ukrainian town in 1941, a mother revisits her life in a last letter to her son.
Plot: letter, human rights, jewish, ghetto, anti semitism, doctor, monologue, german, nazi, world war two, female doctor, jewish ghetto ...
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Emotional Arithmetic (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An emotionally scarred fifty-something female, a high-profile but haunted British novelist, and a heroic dissident-cum-Soviet psychiatric hospital veteran, all reunite decades after bonding and surviving together in a detention camp during World War ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: holocaust, haunted by the past, homecoming, confined, human spirit, genocide, world war two, couples, hopes, infidelity, lovers reunited, concentration camp ...
Place: france, paris france, canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.2
 917
Memoir of Pain (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: June 1944, France is still under the German Occupation. The writer Robert Antelme, major figure of the Resistance, is arrested and deported. His young wife, Marguerite, writer and resistant, was torn by the anguish of not having her news and her ...
Style: factual, heartbreaking, compassionate, melancholic, serious ...
Plot: french resistance, gestapo, female writer, world war two, nazism, nazi occupation, concentration camp, police officer, end of war, sea, beach, female protagonist ...
Time: year 1945, year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ida (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Denmark, France, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, melancholic, art house ...
Plot: nun, jewish, anti semitism, orphan, family secret, uncover truth, haunted by the past, human nature, self discovery, introspection, world war two, faith ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: poland, europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 3K
1945 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unsettling feeling overwhelms a small Hungarian town when two orthodox Jews arrive with a mysterious trunk. As residents begin to speculate on the purpose of the visit of these two strangers, order starts to crumble in town with some pursuing ...
Plot: holocaust, box, jewish, horse, cemetery, fire, post world war two, guilt, suicide, train, marriage, church ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Pawnbroker (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, survival, haunted by the past, human nature, self discovery, life is a bitch, against humanity, nazi, holocaust survivor, loan shark ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Revolt of Job (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "The Revolt of Job" tells the story of a childless Jewish couple in WWII-era Hungary who adopt a Hungarian boy. They raise him with their values and traditions. Unfortunately, the Nazis eventually come and round up all Jewish families in ...
Style: emotional, bleak, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, adoption, orphan, deportation, family relations, war, society, renegades, rebelliousness, wartime life, human spirit, family life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: war criminal, gas chamber, nazism, prisoner, holocaust, jewish, baby, alarm clock, war crime, overheard conversation, forgery, scavenger ...
Time: quarry
Place: east germany, bavaria, warsaw poland, german democratic republic, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Israel
Duration: 108 min.
Story: the story of two adolescents, Moni and Zhozho, who meet 17-year-old Zheni in 1943 and with whom both fell in love. The events that follow unfold while Bulgaria has to decide on the deportation of 11 343 Jewish citizens in Macedonia and Thrace.
Style: suspenseful, touching, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: wartime life, teenage love, fall in love, friendship, on the run, teenage life, anti semitism, youth, society, love and romance, world war two, jewish ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Final Solution: The Wannsee Conference (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A real time recreation of the 1942 Wannsee Conference, in which leading SS and Nazi Party officals gathered to discuss the "Final Solution to the Jewish Question". Led by SS-General Reinhard Heydrich, the Wannsee Conference was the ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, talky ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, deportation, conspiracy, genocide, racism, anti semitism, immigrants, state affairs, fascism, society, deadly ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, palestine, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Mephisto (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Hungary, Austria
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and friends flee or are ground under by the Nazi terror, the ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: treason, ambition, actor's life, career, nazi germany, pact with the devil, german, world war two, politics, life is a bitch, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, hamburg germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Playing for Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When Jewish songstress Fania Fénelon is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians find themselves assigned to a terrible task – using their talents to soothe fellow prisoners who are sentenced to die in the gas ...
Plot: concentration camp, orchestra, auschwitz, world war two, holocaust, singer, destiny, prisoner, responsibility, courage, guilt, musician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Live and Become (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews and are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, refugee, racism, rescue, refugee camp, rabbi, foster home, hidden identity, hopes, orphan, refugees ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: france, israel, ethiopia, paris france, middle east ...
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31%
Jonah Who Lived in the Whale (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the Holocaust, seen as Jonah, a young jewish boy living in Amsterdam at the onset of WW II, who with his family is taken by the Nazis to a concentration camp. (Based on the book 'Childhood' by Jona Oberski.)
Plot: sickness, good versus evil, child in peril, starving child, autobiography, illness, insanity, nazi concentration camp, anti semitism, jewish, nazism, genocide ...
Place: amsterdam
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31%