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Martha and I (1990)
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Martha and I (1990)
Original name: Martha et moi
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 Piccoli), who married his family maid. The boy has a good relationship with his uncle, and a touching picture of Czech family life just at the advent of World War II emerges. Since Emil and Ernst are both Jewish, they are eventually carted away by the Nazis.
Plot: nazi, jewish, divorce, doctor, anti semitism, coming of age, uncle, czech german relations, czech abroad
Time: 1930s
Place: prague, czechoslovakia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about jewish, female nudity, anti semitism, coming of age, nazi, world war two and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Martha and I: The Last Letter (2002), The Passerby (1982), '38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986), The Adolescent (1979), Jonah Who Lived in the Whale (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: female doctor, letter, doctor, monologue, german, jewish, world war two, nazi, ghetto, human rights, anti semitism, pursuit ...
Place: ukraine
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95%
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The Passerby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During an interview, Max Baumstein (Piccoli), respected chairman of a humanitarian organisation, shoots the Paraguayan ambassador dead, in cold blood. Tried for first-degree murder, he explains himself: the ambassador was a former Nazi official, ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: cabaret, deportation, holocaust, deadly, state affairs, life is a bitch, against humanity, heroes, vengeance, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, idealism ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
Place: europe, france, paris france, berlin germany
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84%
'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
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79%
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The Adolescent (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The summer of 1939. Marie, at 13, goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic place. Marie's parents are constantly making love. Surrounded by ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, older man young girl relationship, female director, summer vacation, sexual awakening, mirror, infatuation, summer, death, doctor, nipples ...
Time: year 1939, pre world war two, 1930s
Place: provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: concentration camp, sickness, jewish, nazism, autobiography, nazi concentration camp, illness, insanity, anti semitism, child in peril, good versus evil, deportation ...
Place: amsterdam
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62%
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Berlin '36 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Berlin 36 is a 2009 German film telling the fate of Jewish athlete Gretel Bergmann in the 1936 Summer Olympics. She was replaced by the Nazi regime by an athlete later discovered to be a man. The film is based on a true story and was released in ...
Style: disturbing, uplifting, realistic, serious
Plot: athlete's life, anti semitism, olympics, friendship, against the odds, racism, politics, dishonesty, contests and competitions, society, track and field, underdog ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Not in This Town (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Local aryan-type thugs, financed by an outside racist (ed begley jr), attempt to create an atmosphere of fear in a small Montana community by intimidating black churchgoers, and Native American and Jewish residents. Through the efforts of a ...
Plot: judaism, nazi, church, racism, hate crime, faith, newspaper, anti semitism, bigotry
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60%
God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore (1982)
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 ...
Style: pre war
Plot: national socialism, rabbi, jewish life, ss, refugee, exile, holocaust, passport, world war two, archive footage, hitler youth, concentration camp ...
Time: year 1940, year 1938
Place: prague, paris france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Strange Affair (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Parisian advertising executive becomes so captivated by the unsettling charm of his mysterious new employer that he eventually abandons his family and friends, viewing it a privilege to let the ubiquitous employer take over his home, his ...
Plot: transvestite, scrabble, layoff, boss, advertising executive, company, business executive, funeral, manipulation, department store, colleague, fired from the job ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
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52%
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Jew-Boy Levi (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Benjamin Levi (Bruno Cathomas) is a Bavarian cattle dealer traveling to pre-World War II Germany on his annual trip to a remote farming village. Levi hopes to do some business and, more importantly, win the hand of the lovely Lisbeth (Caroline ...
Style: touching, bleak, disturbing, emotional, biting ...
Plot: countryside, social differences, wartime life, village life, village, anti semitism, survival, isolation, society, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, injustice ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, germany
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Hidden in Silence (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Poland 1939, shortly before invasion of the German troops. To save their belongings from the Nazis, the Jewish family Diamant transfers them to their 17-year-old catholic maid Fusia. In return Fusia provides them with food until the ghetto is ...
Plot: jewish, catholic, christmas eve, jewish ghetto, nurse, secret, rat, food, world war two, ghetto, hiding, job ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Day We Died (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about the events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen on February 14th and 15th 2015.
Plot: security guard, documentary filmmaker, shooting, police officer
Time: year 2015
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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Vincent, Fran?ois, Paul and the Others (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three friends face mid-life crises. Paul is a writer who's blocked. François has lost his ideals and practices medicine for the money; his wife grows distant, even hostile. The charming Vincent, everyone's favorite, faces bankruptcy, his ...
Style: contemplative, semi serious, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, couples, friends, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, adoption, factory, family gatherings, midlife crisis, introspection, human nature, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Bay Boy (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Roman Catholic teenage boy in Glace Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia during the 1930s faces various growing-up problems: Should be become a priest? What should he do about the murder he witnessed, committed by a local cop and upstanding ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, murder, innocence lost, first sexual experience, small town, siblings relations, forbidden love, homecoming, parents and children, teenage love, suburban life, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Ivan & Abraham (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belarus
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1930s Poland Christian boy Ivan goes to live with a Jewish family to learn a trade. He becomes friends with Abraham, the son of the family. However, anti-Semitism is rife in their environment, and they flee to escape an upcoming conflict. ...
Plot: female director, racism, village, mistaken identity, coming of age, odyssey, childhood friend, family relations, cross cultural relations, ethnicity, grandfather grandson relationship, escape ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Twenties: The German Fuhrmann family spend their holidays in Italy again. The country is full of mysteries in that time. The Fuhrmann's have to realize the upcoming and growing fascism and their children are fascinated by a magician ...
Plot: bathing, sea, vacation, fascism, nude bathing, holiday, girl, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, summer vacation, beach, coming of age ...
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41%
The Tree with Pink Leaves (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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40%
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I'm Alive and I Love You (1998)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Summer Outside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Thursday's Child (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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37%
The Game Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
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Plot: revenge, deception, female nudity, deep cleavage, sexually dissatisfied wife, sex with stepson, exercise, bare breasts, unhappy marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with stepmother, cheating wife ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Woman (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
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Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: lgbt, fascist, concentration camp, suicide, world war two, art gallery, gramophone, sports car, fascism, merry go round, anti semitism, homosexual ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: sentimental, atmospheric, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, lovers reunited, society, couple relations, political unrest, hopes, starting over, politics, parents and children, couples, introspection ...
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35%
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School Ties (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When David Greene receives a football scholarship to a prestigious prep school in the 1950s, he feels pressure to hide the fact that he is Jewish from his classmates and teachers, fearing that they may be anti-Semitic. He quickly becomes the big man ...
Style: emotional, serious, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: anti semitism, coming of age, high school, boarding school life, friendship, preparatory school, working class, football, teenage life, society, youth, cheating ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, israel, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Night That Panicked America (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A dramatization of the Oct. 30, 1938 mass panic that Orson Welles' radio play, "The War of the Worlds" accidentally provoked.
Style: psychotronic, based on true events
Plot: halloween, radio broadcasting, radio, panic, radio show, catastrophe, mass hysteria
Time: 1930s
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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: emotional, suspenseful, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: wartime life, teenage love, friendship, fall in love, on the run, anti semitism, society, love and romance, teenage life, youth, world war two, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Young Andersen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A powerful modern film narrative, set in a historical framework, about the crucial encounter between vulnerable eighteen-year-old Hans Christian Andersen, who rates himself so highly, and Mr. Meisling, the cynical school principal. An encounter that ...
Plot: writers, memories, school, teen rebel, loss of friend, coming of age, period piece, friendship, storytelling
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Children Thief (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Although he was once a colonel in Argentina, the principal character in this film is now a wealthy exile living in Paris with his beloved wife, who has been unable to bear children. To fill this void in their lives, he feeds and clothes abandoned ...
Plot: braless teen, pedophile, ocean liner, dancing, car, bare breasts, rain, kiss, sewing machine, night, train, monkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%