Movies like Just Beyond This Forest

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Just Beyond This Forest (1991)
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Just Beyond This Forest (1991)
Original name: Jeszcze tylko ten las
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in 1942, The Jewish wife she worked for before the war hires her to take her young daughter to the countryside until the war is over.
Plot: world war two, ghetto, money, holocaust, jewish, friendship, forest, german, death, soldier, train, maid, traitor, photograph, german soldier, sacrifice, risk, little girl, old woman, aryan, mother daughter relationship, mishap, elderly woman, empathy, jewish girl ...
Time: 1940s
Place: warsaw poland

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Most similar movies to Just Beyond This Forest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and gloomy films with plots about world war two, nazi, holocaust, jewish, war, anti semitism and wartime life mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Just Beyond This Forest: Joanna (2010), Holy Week (1995), In Darkness (2011), The Shop on Main Street (1965), Jakob the Liar (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Joanna (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In an era in which it is difficult for the true emotion and excitement, Feliks Falk found the key to the human heart. How many of us love? How much we are able to self-sacrifice? Is there a price that can not pay, when it comes to life of a loved ...
Style: suspense, sincere, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: nazi occupation, german, traitor, treason, german officer, secret, world war two, officer, jewess, loneliness, hiding place, young woman ...
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Holy Week (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the Nazi era, a Jewish woman on the run takes a trolley which passes near the Warsaw ghetto, where the uprising battle is taking place, and some passengers are struck by stray bullets. They take temporary refuge in an empty building, and ...
Plot: suspicion, pregnant wife, holocaust, jewish girl, rebellion, jewess, ghetto, underground movement, nazi occupation, ex girlfriend, attempted rape, blackmail ...
Place: warsaw poland
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86%
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In Darkness (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, Canada
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the Nazi-occupied Polish city of Lvov. In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his ...
Style: disturbing, uplifting, sincere, harsh, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, atrocity, jewish, german, survival, underground, refugee, mistrust, unwanted pregnancy, thief, sewer, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945, year 2008
Place: poland, europe, germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Shop on Main Street (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie. Since the post comes with a salary and standing in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, danger, rescue, against humanity, dehumanization, deportation, human nature, friendship, store, misfit ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: slovakia, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Jakob the Liar (1999)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Hungary, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out after curfew. While waiting for the German Kommondant, Jakob overhears a German radio broadcast about Russian troop movements. Returned to the ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, sincere, humorous, uplifting ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, hopes, starvation, survival, ghetto, war, heroes, anti heroes, confined, danger, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe, germany, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Fall of the Eagles (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: bomb, father daughter relationship, train, death of loved one, soldier, wounded soldier, explosion, female nudity, singer, jewish, male protagonist, nazi ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Fanny's Journey (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fanny is a Jewish girl in a French orphanage in 1943. When she and her friends are no longer safe from the Nazis, they try to flee to Switzerland. After their guide disappears, Fanny has to take the lead and help the other kids make it over the ...
Plot: holocaust, female director, flashback, money, radio, kitchen, jewish, female protagonist, train, escape, german soldier, hiding ...
Time: year 1943
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: bleak, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, ghetto, orphan, starvation, jewish ghetto, holocaust, child in peril, youth, confined, heroes, young heroes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.6
 127K
The Book Thief (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While subjected to the horrors of WWII Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. Under the stairs in her home, a Jewish refuge is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, childhood, human spirit, nazi germany, nazi, war, against humanity, adoption, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Klim Voroshilov-2 Tank (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tank Klim Voroshilov 2
Style: suspense, sincere, rough, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, tank, world war two, death, german soldier, battlefield, wartime, eastern front, soldier, nazi soldier, military life, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: dying, nazi, flash forward, tuberculosis, metaphor, lieutenant, prisoner, jewish, australian, pursuit, small town, world war one ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.5
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Son of Saul (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Style: melancholic, compassionate, disturbing, harsh, dramatic ...
Plot: jewish, concentration camp, holocaust, auschwitz, anti semitism, german, world war two, saving a life, courage, tragedy, prisoner, rabbi ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: poland, california, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Road to Berlin (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A story about two young men during the last days of WWII.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, soldier, military, friendship, violence, fascism, society, deadly, friendship between men, great patriotic war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
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56%
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, suspense, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, ghetto, world war two, rescue, social worker, life is a bitch, against humanity, rabbi, confined, nazi germany, anti semitism, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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4 Days in May (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of Russian soldiers are sent into Northern Germany at the tail-end of WWII, where they occupy a children's home in close proximity to a larger German unit. Against these odds, a friendship forms between a German orphan and a childless ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating
Plot: world war two, holocaust, battles, military, military life, love affair, friendship, wartime life, soldier, basic training, russian soldier, beach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ...
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, Levi did not reach Turin until October 19 of that year. After spending some time in a Soviet camp for former concentration camp inmates, he embarked on an arduous journey home in the company of ...
Style: bleak, sincere, gloomy, emotional, serious ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, hopes, refugee, escapades, life is a bitch, society, confined, war, danger, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Bullet for Rommel (1969)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During World War II, a tough officer organizes a commando raid into Germany.
Plot: commando, commando raid, pilot, shot to death, blood, general, commando mission, airplane, military, woman, explosion, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Boat Is Full (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, world war two, politics, refugee, train, political unrest, survival, wartime life, anti war, village, genocide ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
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Stalingrad (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: "Stalingrad" follows the progress of a German Platoon through the brutal fighting of the Battle of Stalingrad. After having half their number wiped out and after being placed under the command of a sadistic Captain, the Lieutenant of the ...
Style: epic, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, military, soldier, nazism, german, starvation, survival, holocaust, russian, military life, battles ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Last Train (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A group of people are imprisoned in a rail car bound from Berlin to a concentration camp in 1945.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, bleak, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, danger, pow, life is a bitch, war, confined, world war two, concentration camp, brutality, train ride ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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303 Squadron (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After the fall of the September Campaign of 1939, two Polish pilots are forced to fight for their nation in foreign battlefronts.
Style: sincere, exciting
Plot: aerial combat, world war two, war, courage, air force, rescue, soldier, wartime life, danger, battles, military, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
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Cat and Mouse (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the book by the same name written by Günter Grass. Pilenz, the narrator, revisits places of his childhood, going through his memories regarding his relationship to Mahlke, an old "friend" of his.
Plot: soldier, suicide, german soldier, high school, military, german army, friend, friendship, nazi, medal, world war two, inferiority complex ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Birth Certificate (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three separate stories depicting the tense everyday life during occupation, as seen through the eyes of children. In “On the Road,” the two main protagonists are lost in the September’s strife: a young boy, and a soldier transporting the ...
Style: anthology
Plot: children, child's point of view, chaos, hiding place, pow, boy, shot to death, girl, jewish girl, jewess, child in peril, nazi officer ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sokol Did Not Love Him (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story begins in a small rural village in Ladimirevci, Eastern Croatia in 1943, where a land owner Sima is helping the Partisan Movement and the official Ustasha regime in order to save the life of his son Beneš, who is enlisted in the German ...
Plot: landowner, cemetery, death, partisan, murder, camp, tragic event, celebration, horse, house, road, hiding ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, croatia, balkan, former yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 3K
Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, rescue, soldier, desert, battles, against the odds, officers and cadets, military life, wartime life, survival, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, frogman, year 1942
Place: africa, libya, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Aryan Couple (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A WWII Drama about a German/Jewish industrialist who, in order to ensure his family's safe passage out of Germany, is forced to hand over his business to the Nazis.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, holocaust, anti semitism, life is a bitch, undercover, hidden identity, forbidden love, uncover truth, moral dilemma, survival, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: switzerland, hungary, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 15K
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, contemplative, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, survival, german, communism, homosexual, roommate, heroes, hidden identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), ghetto ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 40s, 30s
Place: latvia, germany, poland, europe, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 597
My Way Home (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, a young Hungarian is making his way home, through countryside full of the debris of war, when he is captures and imprisoned by Russians. Left in the custody of a young Russian soldier, the two youths form a ...
Plot: world war two, villa, friendship, wounded soldier, young soldier, train, male nudity, statue, student, female nudity, bolshevik, loss of friend ...
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 2K
Rosenstrasse (2003)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When Ruth's husband dies in New York, in 2000, she imposes strict Jewish mourning, which puzzles her children. A stranger comes to the house - Ruth's cousin - with a picture of Ruth, age 8, in Berlin, with a woman the cousin says helped ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi germany, anti semitism, life is a bitch, wartime life, human spirit, couple relations, society, hopes, strong female character, world war two, courage ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: berlin germany, new york, germany, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%