Movies like A Day Longer Than a Year

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A Day Longer Than a Year (1971)
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A Day Longer Than a Year (1971)
Original name: Dan duži od godine
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film tells of devastating earthquake in Banja Luka in 1969 and follows a group of prisoners in prison during devastating earthquake and people and residents of Banja Luka. Fate of prisoners,the fate of the city and residents of Banja Luka, are light motive of this movie.
Plot: earthquake, prison, fight, car, death, destiny, accident, fear, blood, chaos, collapse, husband wife relationship, escape, police officer, police car, mass
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina

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Most similar movies to A Day Longer Than a Year

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out epic, captivating, serious and psychological films with plots about fear, blood, death, fight, escape, murder and world war two mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like A Day Longer Than a Year: Wedding (1973), The Trek (1968), Massacre at Noon (1975), 7:19 (2016), Handcuffs (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Beginning in 1943. year. The tragic story of the prisoners... partisans and others who were found in a prison in Montenegro at the time when the Chetniks and the occupiers at all costs they want to crush the uprising in Yugoslavia.
Plot: wedding, murder, battle, escape, struggle, death, partisan, tank, prisoner, girl, prison, river ...
Time: year 1943
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, montenegro
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95%
 7.5
 53
The Trek (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A story of a farmer and his calf, the only survivors of the German WW2 punitive expeditions that passed through their village. While evading before the dangers of war, the farmer develops a deep attachment to his calf and tries to save it at all ...
Plot: farmer, world war two, calf, blood, enemy, hell, army, ss, village, fight, death, massacre ...
Time: year 1943
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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86%
Massacre at Noon (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Autumn of 1941, the German army, determined to put down a Communist-led uprising in Serbia, is conducting a policy of killing 100 hostages for any German soldier killed. The city of Kraljevo is the site of one of those massacres, portrayed in ...
Plot: assassination attempt, orchestra, train, fascist, machine gun, nazi, murder, gestapo, chaos, heroic, holocaust, photograph ...
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 589
7:19 (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At 7:19 a.m., on September 19th of 1985, the most destructive earthquake hit Mexico's City. Inside what's left of a building, a group of survivors fight for their lives waiting for rescue.
Plot: earthquake, survival, trapped, natural disaster, building collapse, male protagonist, flashlight, drinking urine, corruption, crushed to death
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Handcuffs (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Yugoslavia, 1948, the year of Inform Bureau's resolution and Tito's break-up with Stalin. The story takes place during a wedding in the Dalmatian inland in Croatia. Ante marries a much younger woman, Visnja; the groom's godfather is ...
Plot: handcuffs, peasant, secret police, wedding, rape, communism, countryside
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Fall of Italy (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The setting is the islands off the Dalmatian coast of Yugoslavia, during WW II. The islands are controlled by occupying Italian forces, and a resistence movement of Communists is dedicated to sabotaging and ending the occupation. When a wealthy ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, fascism, fascist, collaborator, attempted rape, occupation, landowner, sea, communist, brother, murder, working class ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Variola Vera (1982)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The subject of the film is the 1972 outbreak of smallpox in Yugoslavia, more specifically the events related to the epidemic and the subsequent quarantine at Belgrade's General Hospital. The film follows the journey of a Kosovar pilgrim on his ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, scary, serious
Plot: catastrophe, chases and races, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, isolation, plague, hospital, terminal illness, race against time, danger, deadly, infected ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film is the story of girl Cveta who was abducted by the Ottoman bey and taken away in his harem. Bey is trying to embrace Islam, but its persistence, and its neighbors led beloved Spasa, and beloved local priest, assisted by diplomats of the ...
Style: epic
Plot: wedding, bloodbath, village, wedding reception, corpse, innocent, countryside, running, escape, love, heroism, fear ...
Place: ottoman empire, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Downstream from the Sun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young teacher first experience in their profession acquired in a remote mountain village, which has no school building. Life of a farmer, a clash between two warring race, then the conflict between the government and farmers for cutting the national ...
Plot: school, mountain, remote village, money, family relations, school teacher, job, studying, forest, tree, police officer, education ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 676
In Four Rows (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Croatia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story about the Bleiburg massacre, seen from a Croatian Home Defenders point of view.
Plot: massacre, world war two, hunger, tragedy, border, motorcycle, revenge, propaganda, anarchy, blood, soldier, fear ...
Time: year 1945
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Battle on the River Neretva (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for the Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river ...
Style: epic, bleak, rough, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: world war two, battles, politics, military, against humanity, soldier, heroes, state affairs, life is a bitch, battle zone, wartime life, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.9
 626
Kuduz (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the release from prison, small-time criminal is marrying his girlfriend and lives a straight and poor, but happy life with her and her daughter. However, his happiness is shattered by wife's infidelity. Driven mad by jealousy, he kills ...
Plot: criminal, hiding, revenge motive, adultery, outlaw, mountain, muslim, unwed mother, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), veil, wedding night ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 163
Carl & Bertha (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carl & Bertha tells the story of Carl and Bertha Benz. Carl Benz invented the first patented motor car but he did not get much recognition until his wife undertook the historic first road trip by car from Mannheim to Pforzheim with the Benz ...
Style: captivating, inspirational, psychological, factual, based on true events
Plot: inventor, invention, husband wife relationship, car, love, son, investor, wedding, lawsuit, rivalry, society, garter ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Women in Prison (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After graduation, a young woman gets his first job in the women's prison in the province. The story follows her struggle to survive in a small town with her small child, alcohol addiction, and the battle with the prisoners and prison brutality ...
Plot: junkie, police officer, women's prison, husband wife relationship, airplane, prison, police, kitchen, bare breasts, prisoner, glass, hotel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dorotheus (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In medieval Serbia, a young monk, a master of herbal medicine, grabs the attention of warlord's wife.
Style: light
Plot: medieval, monk, doctor, surprise attack, fire, fear, king, forbidden love, healer, river, help, innocent ...
Place: serbia, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 103
Crazy Days (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A group of Dalmatian guest workers from Germany come to their native town on Easter holidays. They usually spend time in a local pub playing cards, drinking and yelling. Jure is the most successful and bragging among them, while Klempo is considered ...
Plot: dead man, fight, death, power, jealousy, money, rifle, house, bus, waitress, rich, immigrants ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, sick, hunger, escape, prisoner, girl, prison, rain, cold, traitor, fight, excavation ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Holy Office (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The long arm of the Inquisition, or the "Holy Office," reached at least as far as 16th-century Mexico (known as New Spain at the time). Many Spanish Catholics of Moorish or Jewish origin found it expedient to flee to the New World to ...
Plot: inquisition, sex, prison, fear, rape, religious persecution, burned at the stake, torture, jewish, spanish inquisition
Time: 1500s, 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Aloa: Festivity of the Whores (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A married couple from Germany, middle-aged Manfred and his much younger wife Meyra, who are originally from Zagreb, spend their vacation on the island Hvar. They are staying at Ms. Marija's house. Ms. Marija's son and Meyra feel an erotic ...
Style: sexy, suspense, sexual
Plot: brother sister incest, brother sister sex, cheating wife, sex with brother, topless sunbathing, older man younger woman marriage, cuckolded husband, female nudity, night, murder, beating, rain ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 417
Shivers (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in the early 1950's, during the Stalin's Personality Cult. The story opens in a provincial town. Tomek's father, a former member of the Home Army is arrested so the mother is left with the task of raising two kids alone. The ...
Plot: child's point of view, polish, children, brother sister relationship, communism, neighbor, teenage girl, death of boy, teacher, stalinism, education, fight ...
Time: post world war two, 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 44
Outrage (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After the end of World War II, a young partisan falls in love with a German secretary who is captured and imprisoned by partisans. He decides to free her and escape with her.
Plot: partisan, nazi occupation, river, blood, boy, fear, execution, falling in love, nazi, escape, bare breasts, church ...
Time: year 1944
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 125
Body Scent (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Due to misunderstanding and hard life, a man divorces his wife and leaves the city. He comes to a new environment, meeting new people and new wife. Crucified between two worlds, he does everything to bring her two sons on the right track, and ...
Plot: singing, bar, desertion, shooting, perversion, friend, father son relationship, worker, sex, cafe, male female relationship, song ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Spadijer: One Life (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A reporter who's about to lose his job, and who's daughter is very ill, starts a relationship with a married woman. Tragedy ensues.
Plot: journalist, human, reporter, water, hospital, pain, sea, brawl, car, sun, girl, job ...
Time: 80s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.1
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Edward II (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.
Plot: king, archbishop, murder, infidelity, male homosexuality, mourning, bishop, father son relationship, severed head, impalement, husband wife relationship, killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Special Education (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Educator and those educated in a home for juvenile delinquents in the same test: approach, take a peek into his soul to become a man. The story of a minor, neglected boys-offenders and their teachers who try to reject the old methods of ...
Plot: police officer, car accident, education, juvenile detention, teaching, hitchhiking, escape, runaway, friend, theft, small town, death ...
Place: belgrade
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31%
Battle of Kosovo (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Battle of Kosovo (Serbian: Boj na Kosovu) is a 1989 Yugoslav historical drama/war film filmed in Serbia. The film was based on the drama written by poet Ljubomir Simovic. It depicts the historical Battle of Kosovo between Medieval Serbia and the ...
Style: dark, epic, light
Plot: battle, battles, historical event, battlefield, horse, bell, fear, heroism, church, father, blood, prince ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: kosovo, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
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Virgina (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "Virgina" tells a tale from the end of the 19th century. It took place in a isolated village near the Adriatic Sea. Because of the extreme patriarchal culture there is a superstition that families without male heirs are cursed. When the ...
Plot: patriarchy, superstition, religion, poverty, father daughter relationship, boy, rain, neighbor, liar, girl, lie, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Love and Rage (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historical drama set at the turn of the XIX century. The richest merchant in Sarajevo marries the baker's daughter, but after returning home from one of his business trips, he discovers that she is being possessed by the "fury". He ...
Plot: mountain, occult ritual, islam, exorcism, devil, house, forest, jealousy, girl, legend, fear, soldier ...
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Eternal Road (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Estonia, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, great depression, family relations, mass murder, violence, fear, secret police, idealism, beating, arrested, escape, loss of child ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
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Aftershock (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Based on the Tangshan Earthquake in 1976 that took the lives of 240,000 people.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, psychological, factual ...
Plot: family reunited, adoption, parents and children, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, redemption, family in crisis, earthquake, family tragedy, catastrophe, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 21st century, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: china, asia, canada, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%