Movies like Scent of Quinces

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Scent of Quinces (1982)
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Scent of Quinces (1982)
Original name: Miris dunja
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thanks to his friendliness towards Nazis, Sarajevo businessman gets more and more rich during WW2. However, his infatuation towards the Jewish girl causes his downfall.
Plot: world war two, jewish girl, dog, nazi, jewish, german, death, female nudity, rich man, muslim, singing, mother, father, traitor, river, fear, rain, bread, occupation, blood, funeral, postman, bakery, innocence, tavern ...
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, bosnia, yugoslavia

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Most similar movies to Scent of Quinces

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out epic, silent film and pre war films with plots about world war two, partisan, nazi, fear, death, river and murder mostly in War, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Scent of Quinces: Girl from the Mountains (1972), Eight Kilos of Happiness (1980), Silent Gunpowder (1990), Guns of War (1974), Massacre at Noon (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girl from the Mountains (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The relationship between a boy and a girl shortly after the start of the war and the arrival of the Germans. He goes to Chetniks, and there he disappears without a trace, and she ,after much torture and solitude, begins to search for him not ...
Plot: mountain, world war two, execution, mass murder, german, attack, blood, fear, traitor, partisan, girl, river ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
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95%
Eight Kilos of Happiness (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about an incident in the last war when a gypsy girl sacrifices herself for her lover, a partisan who has deserted.
Plot: world war two, deserter, singing, fear, german, gypsy, death, execution, nazi, river, prayer, murder
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
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95%
Silent Gunpowder (1990)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Silent Gunpowder (Serbo-Croatian: Gluvi barut) is a Yugoslavian war film Based on a novel by Branko Ćopić and set during World War II, the film tells the story of a Serbian village in the mountains of Bosnia and its villagers who found themselves ...
Style: silent film
Plot: communist, partisan, world war two, mountain, civil war, communism, machine gun, murder, priest, blood, tragic event, drowning ...
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia
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Guns of War (1974)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Uzice Republic a known as the 'first offensive', is a story about Serbia in 1941. Few months after German panzers forced Yugoslav Royal Army to capitulate, organized resistance is turning into massive uprising against occupying forces. ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, mountain, resistance, rebellion, holocaust, cold the temperature, village, ring, nazi, sun, final battle, communist ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, london, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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 ⇓
79%
And This Will Pass, Too... (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wonderful war stories about Isidor Katanic, officer who spent his working life as a calligrapher writing to various documents. Resignation living at home, living with rampant wife and her son from a previous marriage, sloth. Very soon retire and go ...
Plot: officer, master, world war two, pistol, horse, husband wife relationship, party, brother in law, communist, ss, yelling, hanging ...
Place: former yugoslavia, belgrade, yugoslavia
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78%
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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
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77%
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
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77%
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The Pals (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The war is over, and a group of young Partisans returns to their town to continue their interrupted education. They are doing everything in their way, because they are young enough to go to school and to horse around, but mature enough to react to ...
Plot: education, partisan, party, friendship, machine gun, funeral, tragic event, blood, drink, rifle, ambush, murder ...
Time: post world war two
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Kozara (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In June of 1942 Germans and their collaborators decide to get rid of partisans and their stronghold in the woods of Mount Kozara in Northern Bosnia. They encircle the mountain and begin the mop up operation. Out gunned and outnumbered the partisans ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, partisan, mountain, communist, night, execution, father, thirst, soldier, loss of wife, pain, resistance ...
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A Trap for the General (1971)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Immediately after the war, OZNA insert an outstanding intelligence agent to catch the General Draza Mihajlovic.
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, trap, world war two, blood, murder, mountain, river, drinking, bridge, spy, manhunt, traitor ...
Time: year 1945
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Tactical Guerilla (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia, USA, Liechtenstein
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Yugoslav partisans battle Nazi invaders in a series of bloody confrontations which eventually culminate in the Battle at Hell River.
Plot: ship, white flag, escape, frozen, mass murder, raid, teacher, nazi, german, world war two, river, jewish ...
Time: year 1941
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
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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: partisan, world war two, breasts, mill, blood, russian, battles, nudity (full frontal - brief), traitor, machine gun, train, bridge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The South Railway Battle (1978)
Genre: Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Autumn, 1941. Tito's partisans are ordered to attack a railway network system used by the Germans, their Bulgarian allies and local collaborators. A bloody battle ensues.
Plot: massacre, world war two, battles, battle, horse, burning, flag, fear, map, collaborator, party, harmonica ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Two Nights in a Day (1963)
Genre: Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Commander Pavle receives partisan Jovan to shot him for not executing his orders. While listening to his unfortunate love story from the war, Pavle remembers his own relationship which had an equally bitter epilogue, and decides to set Jovan free.
Plot: partisan, world war two, friend, execution, tragic event, nazi, fear, girl, mission, digging a grave, commander, mountain ...
Place: yugoslavia, bosnia, former yugoslavia
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Occupation in 26 Pictures (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in Dubrovnik, this drama chronicles a friendship, between three men, that began just before World War II. One of the men is of Italian origin, another is the wealthy heir of a shipping fortune, and the third is the son of a Jewish antique-store ...
Style: pre war
Plot: world war two, friendship, massacre, holocaust, prisoner, communism, revenge, fascist, war atrocity, nazi, decapitation, violence ...
Time: 1940s
Place: croatia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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How to Die (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Destinies of two friends-fighters during WW2.
Plot: friends, death, river, girl, army, fascist, partisan, communist, fight, albanian, world war two, innocence ...
Place: kosovo, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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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
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72%
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The Soldier (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of a boy, forced to grow mature before his time and to die too early because of the cruel war circumstances. This film is dedicated to all the children who have died during the National Liberation War.
Plot: soldier, darkness, wound, river, attack, explosive, mortar, german, dog, village, mountain, machine gun ...
Time: 1940s
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Tough Ones (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two soldiers can't deal with peacetime.
Plot: world war two, prison, communist, nazi, partisan, girl, execution, mud, house, brother brother relationship, tank, tragic event ...
Time: year 1945
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
See You in the Next War (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The two enemies from war, Slovenian partisan Berk and German soldier Bitter, meet each other during holidays in Spain. Recalling the war through conversation, Berk remembers Anton, his fellow comrade he had spend the most time with.
Plot: world war two, partisan, battle, german soldier, revolution, flashback, pacifist, memory, soldier, vacation, anti war, love ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Berlin kaputt (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story of three partisans whose fates are determined by different encounters with women.
Plot: world war two, peeping tom, temptation, bathing, train, friendship, husband wife relationship, partisan, forest, voyeur, sex, river ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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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Orchestra of One Youthhood (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: True story about the brass band of a fire brigade during WW2.
Plot: orchestra, brass band, river, spy, execution, nazi, bridge, machine gun, gun, female nudity, world war two, prostitute ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia, serbia
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67%
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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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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, hospital, nurse, fear, girl, mission, nazi, battle, bunker, partisan ...
Time: post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Verdict (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the conflict with the enemy in one battle lost in advance, the risk to die in vain, partisan Mitko Angelov, fleeing from the battlefield. He climbs onto the train and goes to see his mother, who has just returned from internment. When he returned ...
Plot: partisan, mountain, death, german, deserter, nazi, patrol, murder, explosion, commander, battles, commissioner ...
Place: former yugoslavia, macedonia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Steps Through the Mist (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After breaking the enemy's rings, a partisan batch is left only with three wounded and two healthy fighters. Through his binoculars, the German captain Anders monitors the surviving soldiers who are walking through the fog in an effort to reach ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, ghost, wounded soldier, fog, enemy, wound, river, ring, partisan, extortion, fight, friend ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Arrive Before Daybreak (1978)
Genre: War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of political prisoners, detained in a jail before the start of the WWII, and their torture and attempts to escape, and join a partisan unit.
Plot: brawl, rain, torture, partisan, blood, fear, singing, prison, execution, world war two, shooting, excavation ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Forbidden (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In Berlin in the early 1940s, romance is forbidden between the young countess who is studying veterinary medicine and a young man she meets at the home of a former professor. But they fall in love. She gets involved in helping Jews escape from the ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, bombing, nazi, escape, high society, train, forbidden love, jewish, holocaust, ruins, stock footage
Time: 1940s
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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