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Time of Miracles (1989)
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Time of Miracles (1989)
Original name: Vreme čuda
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: September 1945. The new communist authorities go into the church, hang the flag of the Party and paint over the old frescoes, but each time the frescoes miraculously return. A stranger comes to town and works miracles; the townsfolk are convinced he is the Messiah. Director Paskaljevic cut his TV miniseries, based on the novel by Borislav Pekic, to feature film length.
Plot: miraculous event, communism, village, teacher, religion, politics, church, male nudity, satire, fire, religious fanatic, painting, mysterious stranger, back from the dead, parable, priest, irony, injury, school play, religious icon
Time: 1940s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and contemplative films with plots about communism, priest, politics, religion, church, male nudity and village mostly in Drama, History and Music genres. Some movies like Time of Miracles: Virgin Mary (1995), Good Favour (2017), Caravan Serai (1986), The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975), The Frontier (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Drama
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Virgin Mary (1995)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Croatia, Canada, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1981 in Medjugorje (BA), a group of kids claim that Virgin Mary appeared to them on a hill. The local priest believes them and spreads the word. Religious tourism blossoms. The communist government is concerned and arrests the priest.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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Good Favour (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A teenage stranger is welcomed into a household in a devout Catholic village and gradually reveals his motives and what seem to be magical powers.
Plot: mysterious stranger, catholic, female director, village, teenager, faith, male nudity, religion, christianity, superstition, folklore
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 115 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a 17-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate kingpin.
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Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Alex, who, with the help of his charismatic grandfather, embarks on a journey in search of his real self.
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