Movies like Allegro Barbaro

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Allegro Barbaro (1979)
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Allegro Barbaro (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Zsadányi flees from the authorities with his goddaughter, Bankós Mari, and they escape into the forest. The film then skips ahead thirty-fold years: Zsadány and Mari are now lovers, with the sound of war in the background halting their romance. The old friends of Zsadányi have joined with the Nazis, and the landowner living with his peasants in a socialist community grows distant from them. Zsadányi is held responsible for political problems in the country, and will pay with his life.
Plot: love, politics, execution, murder, class struggle

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and political films with plots about politics, love, execution, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity and hanging mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Allegro Barbaro: Hungarian Rhapsody (1979), The Flowers of Kirkuk (2010), RFK (2002), Agnes (1995), Electra, My Love (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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