Movies like The Promised Land 1973

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The Promised Land (1973)
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The Promised Land (1973)
Original name: La tierra prometida
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Chile, Cuba
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the socialist government of Marmaduke Grove in 1932, a group of villagers decide to take some land in the area of ​​Palmilla. Almost like a mythical journey, problems arise when seated and in a position to bring the socialist ideal in the population. Everything becomes more complicated with rumors that the reactionary forces have overthrown the socialist government. A movie that because of the coup was not released in Chile and was only terminated by Littin in exile in Mexico.
Style: epic, allegory
Plot: village life, horse, rape, snow, politics, pilot, circus, sword, alcohol abuse, virgin, farmer, massacre, poverty, revolutionary, farming, nudity (full frontal - brief), horse riding, commune, anarchism, socialism, class struggle, working class, political leader, socialist, national hero ...
Time: 1930s, year 1932
Place: chile, andes mountains

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about politics, society, poverty, socialist, class struggle, execution and countryside mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Promised Land: Cantata de Chile (1976), Letters from Marusia (1975), Sweet Country (1987), 1900 (1976), Here, Beneath the North Star (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cantata de Chile (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Cuba
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The story of the Santa María School massacre of miners in 1907.
Style: allegory
Plot: post colonialism, history of chile, school, latin american history, colonialism, exploitation, imperialism, political repression, strike, poverty, class struggle, racism ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile, south america
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Letters from Marusia (1975)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Originally Actas De Marusia, this Mexican film re-creates a dark chapter in the history of Chile. The scene is a small Chilean mining town in 1907. Suffering under the despotic rule of the British mine owners, the workers stage a revolt. The ...
Plot: anarchist, worker, latin american history, horse, school, history of chile, strike, exploitation, class struggle, miner, train, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile, south america
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Sweet Country (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An American couple in Chile is drawn into the turmoil that followed President Salvador Allende's 1973 overthrow.
Plot: politics, capitalism, history of chile, military dictatorship, sexual humiliation, operation condor, fascism, class struggle, humiliation, military, death, bomb ...
Place: santiago chile, chile
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43%
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 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, disturbing, thought provoking, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: fascism, italian history, world war two, politics, revolution, brutality, friendship, socialist, communism, class struggle, worker, peasant ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, victorian era ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Here, Beneath the North Star (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Täällä Pohjantähden alla is based on the book with the same title. It is a story of the little village. The movie starts in the 1890's and it ends to the Finnish civil war in 1918. Story concentrates around a tenant farmer family, although ...
Style: epic
Plot: marriage, high society, countryside, class society, class differences, labor union, power, peasant, revolt, priest, forest, swamp ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: finland
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Where Once We Walked (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Otso "The Main Man" Hultkrantz is playing the leading role of the young Allu Kajander in Where We Once Walked, based on a novel about a civil war raging between the Red and the White in Finland.
Style: captivating, factual, psychological, tense, family saga
Plot: class struggle, civil war, social class, working class, revenge, revolutionary, unrequited love, lower class, socialist, politics, society, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1920s, year 1918 ...
Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe, finland
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Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the 'Red Scare'.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, political ...
Plot: fighting the system, deportation, human spirit, idealism, rebelliousness, ambition, rebellion, priest, social relations, dance school, injustice, clergy ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1932
Place: ireland, new york
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Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 231 min.
Story: Follow-up to the TV trilogy "Heimat", this time for cinemas, set again in the fictional village Schabbach in the Hunsrück region of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, epic, stylized ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, emigration, society, parents and children, diary, village life, village, magic realism, social relations, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, germany, south america
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Akseli and Elina (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A former Red Rebellion leader returns home after being imprisoned for his participation in the Finnish Civil War, but soon finds out that wartime mindsets still linger in the heads of people.
Style: family saga, epic, pre war
Plot: family relations, priest, violence, car, society, countryside, village, progress, socialist, communism, death of son, farmer ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Supper (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Cuba
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A pious plantation owner attempts to teach Christianity to 12 of his slaves by inviting them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper.
Style: psychedelic, mind bending, surreal, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: racism, religion, catholic, rebellion, landlord, christianity, plantation, slavery, christian, colonialism, master and servant, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: cuba, latin america
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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: lenin, international relations, helsinki, finland, socialist, communism, bourgeoisie, nationalism, flashback, new year's eve, world war one, revolution, assassination ...
Time: year 1917, 20th century, 1910s, 1890s
Place: germany, finland, ussr, helsinki finland, siberia ...
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In the Shadow of the Sun (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two thieves wander in the chilean desert and finally get to a small town near Bolivia. There, they try to include themselves with the townspeople but their instincts betray them and tragedy ensues. Based on a true story, this film opened one year ...
Plot: desert, prison escape, escaped prisoner, indigenous people, rape, thief
Time: 1940s
Place: chile
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The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious, contemplative
Plot: peasant, countryside, farm, village, clergy, life is a bitch, parents and children, family life, hide and seek, parent child relationship, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 90s, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: italy, vatican, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Allegro Barbaro (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Zsadányi flees from the authorities with his goddaughter, Bankós Mari, and they escape into the forest. The film then skips ahead thirty-fold years: Zsadány and Mari are now lovers, with the sound of war in the background halting their romance. ...
Plot: politics, execution, love, murder, class struggle
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Metello (1970)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Metello struggles to escape from the poverty that led to the premature death of his parents, and that is the lot of the working class in northern Italy during the second half of the 19th century. Metello fights his way out from his condition through ...
Plot: anarchism, working class, anarchist, strike, death of wife, funeral, illiteracy, engineer, adulterous husband, orphan, repression, gardening ...
Time: 20th century, 1890s
Place: italy, florence
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Zhila-byla Odna Baba (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 150 min.
Story: История частной жизни одной женщины и четверых ее мужчин. Главная героиня - неграмотная крестьянка, и действие фильма начинается с ее ...
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Plot: village life, wartime life, revolution, village, state affairs, village people, countryside, rape, communism, social injustice, russian civil war, female nudity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia, europe
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Schwabenkinder (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man returning to his parents years after having been sent away as a child-laborer tells his lifetime story to his dying father.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, psychological
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Maria Graham: Diary of a Residence in Chile (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A true story of passion and political intrigue in early nineteenth century Chile, based on the memoirs of the intrepid travel writer, Maria Graham.
Plot: history of chile, latin american history, diary, ship, female director
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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What Is to Be Done? (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mordant, self-aware, freighted with sensitivity toward Chile’s problem, wary of caricature, disposed toward consciousness of human fallibility, it is a deft blend of fiction and documentary set in the tumultuous days leading up to the election of ...
Plot: drunkenness, assassination, street fight, revolutionary, marxist, demonstration, election, cia, kidnapping, communist, president, political rally ...
Place: south america, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Conquest of Chile (1971)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Chile, Italy, Spain, Peru
Duration: 100 min.
Story: La Araucana is a Chilean film based on an epic poem in Spanish about the Spanish conquest of Chile, by Alonso de Ercilla; it is also known in English as The Araucaniad. It is considered the national epic of the Kingdom of Chile and one of the most ...
Style: epic
Plot: jungle, latin american history, waterfall, native american, colonization, history of chile, battles, conqueror, conquistador, conquering, indigenous
Time: 16th century
Place: chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Organizer (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Professor Sinigaglia (Marcello Mastroianni) is the title character in this darkly comedic Italian drama about mistreated factory workers in the city of Turin. Toiling away in appalling conditions in a textile mill, these employees have no one to ...
Style: political, sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: factory, labor union, strike, sex, social change, running from police, prostitution, solidarity, politics, fighting the system, working class, injustice ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hagbard and Signe (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mountain slopes of Iceland are shown to excellent advantage in the Scandinavian epic Hagbard and Signe. The story, based on an ancient legend, concerns Hagbard (Oleg Vidov), the son of a slain Norse king. Seeking revenge against the rival clan ...
Style: saga
Plot: medieval, viking, king, hunting, gold, river, chess, sword, love, murder, horse, sauna ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
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The Massacre of Glencoe (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: The true story of the events leading up to the infamous massacre of the Macdonalds by the Campbells in February of 1692.
Plot: massacre, atrocity, murder, deadline, musket, historical event, sword, battles, drunkenness, intrigue, rivalry, treason ...
Time: 17th century
Place: scottish highlands, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Jackal of Nahueltoro (1969)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on an actual event that occurred in the southern region of Chillán in 1960, tells the story of an illiterate peasant who, while drunk, murdered the woman with whom he had relationships and her five daughters
Plot: mental disorder, social injustice, friendship, police, confession, flashback, baby, food, drunkenness, wine, money, death ...
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hungarian Rhapsody (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The movie portrays a peasant revolt in Hungary in the early twentieth century.
Plot: murder, male nudity, politics, russian roulette, class struggle
Place: eastern europe, hungary
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Country: UK
Duration: 154 min.
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Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, rough, political ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: protest, political repression, massacre, historical event, society, dishonesty, monarch, bureaucracy, politics, cat, socialist, radical ...
Time: 1810s, 19th century
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Un peuple et son roi crosses the destinies of the men and women of the population, and those of historical figures. Their meeting place is the newly founded National Assembly. At the heart of the story lie the fate of the king and the birth of the ...
Style: factual, realistic, tense, captivating, political
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Time: 18th century
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Days of 36 (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The assassin of a prominent trade unionist takes a conservative MP hostage and the government prevaricates over tactics so as not to alienate potential political allies.
Plot: anarchist, politician, hostage, kidnapping, poison, military dictatorship, politics, assassination, execution, interwar period, drug trade, drug dealer ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936
Place: greece, europe
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The Official Story (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Style: political, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, disturbing ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, erotic ...
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25%