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The Law and the Fist (1964)
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The Law and the Fist (1964)
Original name: Prawo i pięść
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of World War Two, Polish people move to the western lands vacated by Germans. But some ruthless profiteers pose as government representatives and intend to make off with loot from a deserted town they took over. One honest man stands up against them because he believes these goods belong to the people.
Plot: violence, death, train, gun, post war, shooting, murder, ghost town, drinking alcohol, drinking, death by gunshot, world war two
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, epic and suspense films with plots about murder, death, world war two, violence, coming of age, mother son relationship and gun mostly in Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Law and the Fist: The Constant Factor (1980), The Sea and Poison (1986), Nightmares (1979), Vasiliki (1997), Liten Ida (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Constant Factor (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The main character in this effective, convincing drama is Witold (Tadeusz Bradecki) who is high in what later would be termed the "emotional quotient" or the ability to bounce back from adverse, tragic circumstances. Witold has been ...
Plot: death of mother, mountaineer, death of father, dying, death, corruption, fired from the job, frame up, father son relationship, illness, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya
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The Sea and Poison (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Downed American fliers in WW II are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in medical experiments.
Plot: bomber, torture, world war two, vivisection, air force
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: japan
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Nightmares (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set before the first Wold War in part of Poland under Austrain occupation, the story of a young boy in primary school who later grows up to become a rebellious, poetic-minded teen in the same school when the national movement toward liberation is ...
Plot: teenage boy, female nudity, father son relationship, tyranny, torture, rebel, boy, skinny dipping, cruelty, pessimism, religion, student ...
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From the Clouds to the Resistance (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Dalla nube alla resistenza (From the Cloud to the Resistance ) (1978), based on two works by Cesare Pavese, falls into the category of History Lessons and Too Early, Too Late as well. It, too, has two parts—a twentieth-century text and a ...
Plot: female director, world war two, class struggle, post war, italian history, myth, greek mythology, resistance, mythology
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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Hospital of the Transfiguration (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is set in 1943 in a mental asylum in the country. But this is an unusual hospital: there are several incurable schizophrenic cases, staff is bit strange and a writer has voluntarily entered the clinic because he is "peculiar" and ...
Plot: doctor, mental institution, world war two, nazi occupation, mental patient, danger, mass murder, mental health, staff, gestapo, traitor, morality ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: poland
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Vasiliki (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 135 min.
Story: It is based on a true story, where a young soldier and the wife of a revolutionary guy falls in love while in the background we witness political turmoils of Greece at that time.
Plot: rape, debt, civil war, death, violence, communist, head cut off, gendarme, decapitation, pursuit, countryside, explosion ...
Time: 1940s
Place: greece
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Liten Ida (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Little Ida's mother is working for the Germans during WW2, and she is also having a relationship with a German SS-officer. Ida is experiencing the problems of having a mother who is involved with the enemy, without being old enough to ...
Plot: post war, nazi occupation, female director, pursuit, outsider, children, occupation, nazi, terror, world war two, chase
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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: gestapo, world war two, death, desperation, death sentence, anti nazi, postcard, death of son, husband wife relationship, resistance, mother, fear ...
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Cold Days (1966)
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Genre: Drama
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The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
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Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Transit (2005)
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Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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The Execution (1985)
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Style: surprise ending
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