Movies like Betrayal 1993

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Betrayal (1993)
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Betrayal (1993)
Original name: A trăda, Trahir
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, artist, totalitarian regime, prison, writers, male female relationship, journalist, betrayal, marriage, father son relationship, poetry, democracy, police station, informant, friend, exploitation, desertion, typist, husband wife relationship, death of friend, police inspector, port, anti communist, release from prison, defection ...
Time: 60s, 1940s, 1960s
Place: bucharest, paris france, romania

Most similar movies to Betrayal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about communism, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, death, arrest, politics and friendship mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like Betrayal: Look Ahead with Anger (1993), Mother (1990), The Unburied Man (2004), The Column (1968), Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961 (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Look Ahead with Anger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the revolution of December 1989, Romania is in full transition. Incertainty and chaos have followed Ceausescu's downfall. Fane, a worker in a wharf on the river Danube, is a former dissident who was in involved in politically motivated ...
Plot: communism, bar, tragic event, friend, unemployment, teenage girl, destruction of property, friendship, brother sister relationship, prison, factory worker, prostitute ...
Place: romania, bucharest
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95%
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Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, which is very faithful to the 1907 novel The Mother by the celebrated Marxist writer Maxim Gorky ...
Plot: assassin, father son relationship, speech, political activist, publishing, secret police, russian history, czar, forced suicide, suicide, jail, informant ...
Place: russia, siberia, ussr
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66%
The Unburied Man (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by ...
Plot: female director, interrogation, husband wife relationship, jail, atrocity, revolution, exile, hanging, exhumation, hate, rain, skeleton ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1956
Place: romania, budapest, budapest hungary, central europe, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Portrait of the Fighter as a Young Man (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Romania
Duration: 163 min.
Story: When the Soviet Army marched into Romania in 1944, a part of the Romanian population went “into the mountains” – a diverse assortment of nationalists and fascists, liberals, apolitical farmers and members of the middle-class, who were affected ...
Plot: communism, rebellion, glory, world war two, propaganda, torture, arrest, anti communist, nationalist, red army, resistance, fascism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Column (1968)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania, West Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The Roman Emperor Trajan has just murdered all the local men of Dacia and holds a military stronghold in what will later become Rumania. He places a Roman centurion in his place to occupy his latest conquest. After lopping off the head of the Dacian ...
Plot: roman soldier, sword, temple, suicide, betrayal, battle, ancient rome, construction, banquet, male female relationship, roman emperor, city ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Nuit noire, 17 octobre 1961 (2005)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Parisian authorities clash with the Front de Libération Nationale (FLN) in director Alain Tasma’s recounting of one of the darkest moments of the Algerian War of Independence. As the war wound to a close and violence persisted in the streets of ...
Plot: algerian war, multiple perspectives, massacre, slum, racism, immigration, demonstration, police, violence, politics
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, socialism, war, ambition, leadership ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Blame it on Fidel (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, radical, family life, political unrest, family problems, hopes, state affairs, journalism, immigrants, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, chile, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: strike, working class, seaport, labor union, injustice, rebelliousness, political corruption, workplace situations, idealism, against the odds, political unrest, polish ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
 357
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.
Plot: miraculous event, ghost, communism, mountain, priest, execution, faith, religion, propaganda, nun, virgin mary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 756
General Nil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Generał Nil is a Polish historical film, based on the life of general Emil August Fieldorf, pseudonym "Nil". The film was directed by Ryszard Bugajski and was released in 2009.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: trial, army general, secret service, imprisonment, communism, assassination, arrest, moral dilemma, death sentence, post war, prison, interrogation ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: siberia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 45
Playtime (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young American girl at a French boarding school develops a crush on an egotistical sculptor living next door. One night, driving in a drunken stupor, he runs over and kills a man, and she witnesses it.
Plot: adultery, seduction, sculptor, american abroad, infidelity, coffee, love, ferrari, chateau, hit and run, older man younger woman relationship, male female relationship ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Walking, Walking (1983)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Italian maestro Ermanno Olmi tells the tale of the journey of the Magi in this lyrical odyssey. The film focuses on a wise man who interprets his sighting of a comet streaking through the sky as a spiritual message. Joined by two associates, ...
Style: fairy tale, allegory
Plot: crying, messenger, baker, scaffold, bridge, armor, dream, adultery, actress, flowers, father son relationship, compassion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Silent Revolution (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's 1956. During a visit to a cinema in West Berlin, East German high school pupils Theo and Kurt see disturbing newsreel footage of the uprising in Budapest. Back in Stalinstadt, one of the GDR’s flagship workers’ settlements, they have ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, twists and turns, captivating
Plot: classroom, high school, solidarity, friendship, learning the truth, cold war, father son relationship, border crossing, cold war era, betrayal, teenager, friendship between boys ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: east germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 32
The Astronot (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It was 1969 and America was embarking on the biggest adventure known to man - a voyage to the moon. Daniel too was pursuing the unknown; leaving the path of isolation he had traveled for so many years to embrace the love of another. The only ...
Plot: moon landing, father son relationship, loner, space race, nasa, astronaut, astronomy
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 199
Trust (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film is based on the facts of history about the declaration of independence of the Republic of Finland from Russia. The Grand Duchy of Finland was an autonomous part of the Russian Empire until 1917, when the Russian revolution caused the fall of ...
Plot: socialist, assassination, nationalism, bolshevik, russian revolution, socialism, male female relationship, revolution, independence, world war one, revolutionary, new year's eve ...
Time: 1890s, year 1917, 1900s, 1910s
Place: soviet union, finland, st. petersburg russia, siberia, saint petersburg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin ...
Style: touching, stylized, captivating, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: parents and children, politics, communism, totalitarianism, betrayal, russian history, repression, symbolism, family relations, friendship, colonel, war ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: russia, ussr, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Seven Songs from the Tundra (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Finland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2000
Style: based on true events
Plot: nomad, female director, reindeer, fishing, oppression, indigenous people, soldier, nature, socialism, parent child relationship, marriage, folk song ...
Time: 20th century
Place: siberia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.5
 675
Not Reconciled (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Not Reconciled, the title of the Straubs’ first feature-length film, is engraved on their work like an inscription. It is a story about the continuity and collapse of history, the power of suppression, and the terror of reconciliation; loyalty, ...
Plot: nazism, flashback, father son relationship, flash forward
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Young Karl Marx (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 26 year-old Karl Marx embarks with his wife, Jenny, on the road to exile. In 1844 in Paris, he meets Friedrich Engels, an industrialist’s son, who has been investigating the sordid birth of the British working class. Engels, the dandy, provides ...
Plot: childbirth, pregnancy, sacrifice, politics, exile, class society, child murder, sick child, capital, hung over, filicide, alternate world ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brussels belgium, paris france, prussia, brussels, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Condemned of Altona (1962)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A dying German magnate invites his youngest son and daughter-in-law home to discuss the future of the family's shipbuilding empire. There, the daughter-in-law stumbles upon a secret of the family's Nazi past.
Plot: wealth, nazi, guilty conscience, german soldier, mansion, flashback, world war two, war criminal, genocide, father son relationship, shipyard, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hamburg germany, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 371
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: communism, suicide, father son relationship, teenager, sex, children, police, death of boy, brother sister relationship, limp, teenage girl, propaganda ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
See You Tomorrow (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: mother daughter relationship, old woman, boy, park bench, classmate, mink coat, mortality, acupuncture, family relations, comics, childhood, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
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 2K
Black Venus (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 159 min.
Story: The story of Saartjes Baartman, a Black domestic who, in 1808, left Southern Africa, then ruled by Dutch settlers, for Europe, following her boss Hendrick Caesar , hoping to find fame and fortune there. Once in London her master turned manager does ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy
Plot: racism, prostitution, captivity, physical appearance, humiliation, rebelliousness, social misfits, poverty, exploitation, racial violence, shame, rape ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: paris france, south africa, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Antony and Cleopatra (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, a historical drama that attempts to bring an epic visual style to the Bard's original stage play. The story concerns Marc Antony's attempts to rule Rome while maintaining a ...
Style: epic, gloomy, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: tragic love, ancient rome, unfulfillment, romance, state affairs, rivalry, dishonesty, couples, strong female presence, royal family, relationship vs career, destructive relationship ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Everlasting Moments (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: artist, family problems, dysfunctional family, feminism, jail, photographer, family relations, female photographer, female protagonist, unrequited love, working class, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 26
Monstrum (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Movie about a sculptor Otakar Svec who is building a statue of Stalin in Prague.
Plot: retro, josef stalin, suicide, communism, moral dilemma, statue, european history, memorial, czech history, artist, monument, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 98
The Magnate (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 171 min.
Story: This Polish historical drama film traces the fascinating saga of a wealthy, princely Polish dynasty in years 1900-1935.
Style: family saga
Plot: prince, dynasty, monarchy, nazism, sexually frustrated woman, man in a wheelchair, wheelchair bound, nazi, cuckold, sex with stepmother, falling, sexually dissatisfied wife ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1900s, pre world war two ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Death as a Slice of Bread (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The violence and high drama of this film is taken directly from recent Polish history. On December 13, 1981 national security forces swoop down on unsuspecting workers of the Wujek mine and arrest a Solidarity leader. Pushed to the limits, the ...
Plot: massacre, militia, riot, solidarity, coal mine, communism, army, martial law, tank, miner, protest
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ...
Plot: immigrants, great depression, american history, espionage, arrest, informant, escape, return home, socialist, arrested, beating, summary execution ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1938
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%