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Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story (2013)
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Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story (2013)
Original name: はじまりのみち
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Keisuke Kinoshita sits easily alongside Ozu, Kurosawa and Naruse as one of Japan’s most respected legends of cinema. Made to commemorate the centenary of Kinoshita’s birth, this biographical drama chronicles formative hardships and personal encounters to provide a rare glimpse into the life of one of Japan’s most acclaimed screen directors. Includes archival footage from 49 of the films he produced during his career at Shochiku.
Plot: world war two, movie business, courage, censorship, evacuation, air raid, wheelbarrow, sick mother, filmmaking, film making

Most similar movies to Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and rough films with plots about world war two, nazi, soldier, battles, war, military and bombing mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like Dawn of a Filmmaker: The Keisuke Kinoshita Story: Black Birds (1967), Operation Stadium (1977), The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969), Evening Bells (1986), Elysium (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Birds (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: WW2 story about group of prisoners who are trying to escape the death camp, run by local pro-Nazi militia.
Plot: world war two, nazi concentration camp, prison, nazi, concentration camp, nazis
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia
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Operation Stadium (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This movie tells a true story about events in Zagreb in 1941. Nazis and their collaborators organized the great gathering of students on Dubrava stadium. The intention was to publicly separate Jews from them which would lead to future pogrom. The ...
Plot: world war two, stadium, partisan, firearm, invasion, nazi, nazis
Time: year 1941
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86%
The Battle of the Last Panzer (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film looks through the eyes of the German offense during World War II, specifically a German tank crew who, after losing a battle, struggle to get home.
Plot: world war two, tank, german soldier, bombing, u.s. army
Time: 1940s
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86%
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Evening Bells (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trials and tribulations of a Croatian Communist intellectual in the turbulent years before, during and after WW2.
Plot: world war two, fascism, communist, stockings, legs
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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83%
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Elysium (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Film about the Holocaust. A Jewish family is allowed to keep the flat they have always lived in and to live a relatively normal life. One day their 10-year old son disappears. He has been sent to a deportation camp which seems like paradise except ...
Plot: world war two, death of child, nazi, medical experiment, concentration camp, children, boy, jewish
Place: hungary
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80%
Tombstone of the Fireflies (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set during World War II, the film follows a young brother and sister as they attempt to survive the aftermath of the firebombing of Kobe City.
Plot: world war two, sibling relationship, war, firebomb, molotov cocktail, firefly, little girl, underwear, brother sister relationship, flashback, bombing, brother brother relationship
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Hitler (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!
Plot: world war two, evil man, nazi, hitler, nazis, adolf hitler
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Promise (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film tells about members of Finnish women's Lotta Service during the Second World War through the eyes of three young women.
Plot: world war two, air raid, loss of sister, bombing, loss of friend, surveillance, letter, veterinarian, wounded animal
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61%
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Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions. - from IMDB
Plot: french army, world war two, beach, shore, steel helmet, french soldier, uniform, sand, french military, car accident, soldier
Time: year 1940
Place: flanders
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55%
From Hell to Victory (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From Hell To Victory follows the relationship of six friends throughout the Second World War. They meet in a cafe in Paris on 24th August 1939 and agree to meet there on the same day every year. The war however takes them on their own individual ...
Plot: world war two, commando, war violence, battle, nazi, childhood, french soldier, soldier, rifle, german soldier, battles, commando mission ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, amsterdam
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49%
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Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, military, battles, survival, life is a bitch, danger, wartime life, hunger, soldier, rationing, starvation ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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48%
Reach for Glory (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During World War II, teenage boys in a small English town are consumed with jingoism and brutal war games, hoping dearly that the war won't end before they can fight in it.
Plot: gay slur, anti semitism, cowardice, world war two, bullying, execution, evacuation, war game, gun, child, teenage boy, summary execution ...
Place: england
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48%
That Summer of White Roses (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: World War II finally reaches a Yugoslavian lake, where a lifeguard shelters a refugee and her son.
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, war, refugee, coming of age, arranged marriage, lifeguard, widow, irony, vignette, summer, mother and son ...
Time: year 1944
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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48%
The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, jew persecution, signal, ss, concentration camp, holocaust, nazi concentration camp, peasant, gendarme, mix up, deportation, jewish ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
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48%
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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, rough, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, male bonding, male friendship, military, soldier, friendship, fascism, violence, deadly, society, friendship between men, great patriotic war ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
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47%
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Escapes (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Political prisoners imprisoned in Yugoslavia will try to escape from prison by digging a channel under the ground and join the partisans.
Plot: world war two, hunger, fear, doctor, sick, cold, political prisoner, communist, digging, rain, prison, breasts ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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47%
Waiting for Anya (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.
Plot: world war two, time jump, shepherd, bear, children, train station, shot to death, deportation, shot in the head
Time: year 1942
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Wild Wind (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: August 1943, Europe. The tentacles of the German octopus have begun to recoil. As the Nazis retreat, their concern focuses on the supply of oil from the refineries of Romania. Without the flow of "black gold", Germany's doom is ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, nudity (full frontal - brief), battle, train, violence, murder, death, machine gun, battles, breasts, river ...
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The Burmese Harp (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.
Plot: japanese army, british army, buddhism, soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, burma
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43%
Mr. Kingstreet's War (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: world war two, wildlife, hunter, italian soldier
Place: africa
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42%
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The Bombers (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two best friends, former Partisans, must face new challenges after the war.
Plot: world war two, mountain, bomber, post world war two, explosion, german, fear, night, girl, partisan, injury, prisoner ...
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42%
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The Cavern (1964)
Genre: War, Drama, Adventure
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adventure drama during WW2 in Italy where a mixed group of people get trapped inside a cave after a bomb raid. But can they co-operate? And will they survive?
Plot: world war two, general, cave, soldier, trapped, underground
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
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40%
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First Light (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In May 1940, feeling the RAF needs every man to fight to Luftwaffe, Geoffrey 'Geoff'/'Boy' Wellum joins at 18, becoming the youngest ever Spitfire pilot. After an intense training, he soon bonds with the flying men of his ...
Plot: world war two, fighter pilot, drinking, ritual, vomiting, male bonding, drink, pilot, autobiography, mockery, male friendship, raf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Red Dirt Rising (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film shares with us a decade in the lives of Jimmie Lewallen and his wife Carrie as they experience the joys of love and marriage alongside the tragedies of war and poverty (1939-1949).
Plot: world war two, race car, race, nascar, racing, car racing
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39%
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The Only Way (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Denmark, Panama, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In April 1940, the armies of Nazi Germany invaded Denmark. The Danish government promised peaceful cooperation on the condition that Denmark s Jews remain free. The Nazi s agreed. In October, 1943, the agreement was broken...This is the true and ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, war, state affairs, against humanity, heroes, confined, danger, battles, military, politics, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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El Censor (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Close-up to the man who censored films during the military dictatorship in Argentina, slightly inspired by the infamous Miguel Paulino Tato.
Plot: censorship, movie business, period piece, scissors, homosexual, gay, dictatorship, film making, filmmaking
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37%
The Unknown Soldier (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 199 min.
Story: Second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944).
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, rough, serious ...
Plot: world war two, war, battles, soldier, military, escapades, danger, heroes, state affairs, infantrymen, battle zone, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 70s
Place: finland, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Battle of Okinawa (1971)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The Americans are swiftly closing on Okinawa, an island just south of the Japanese mainland. The Imperial command sends top generals and several army divisions to defend it at all costs. The mission quickly degenerates as vital resources and troops ...
Plot: world war two, japanese army, u.s. navy, u.s. army, japanese soldier, young soldier, brutality, japanese navy, japanese history
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, usa, okinawa japan, tokyo
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36%
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Redhead (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the summer of 1944, while Romanians turn weapons against Nazis, Mihai, an orphan teenager whose parents died in a bombing, tries to enlist in order to fight in the front line but he discovers that former police commissioner Potra tortured and ...
Plot: teenager, world war two, communist party, orphan, dirty cop, corrupt cop, torture, arrest, police officer, drunk, carpenter, underage ...
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36%
Eagles Over London (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The British High Command finds itself in the thick of a huge dilemma when it is realized that they have long been infiltrated by spies from a German intelligence group. This all happens during the preliminary stages of the Battle of Britain.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, evacuation, soldier, escapades, army investigation, chases and races, military, law enforcement, war, heroes, undercover, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: london, england, britain, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%