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: Cuba, Chile
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, pilot, politics, snow, virgin, sword, land, alcohol abuse, farmer, poverty, massacre, horse riding, farming, revolutionary, commune, socialism, working class, anarchism, socialist, class struggle, countryside, political leader, 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 epic films with plots about politics, society, class struggle, execution, priest, death and horse mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like The Promised Land: Cantata de Chile (1976), Letters from Marusia (1975), 1900 (1976), Where Once We Walked (2011), The Last Supper (1976). 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: poverty, colonialism, massacre, political repression, mass murder, racism, strike, miner, history of chile, latin american history, exploitation, imperialism ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: worker, latin american history, rebellion, school, exploitation, train, torture, rifle, strike, socialist, massacre, shot to death ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, male nudity, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, child molester, social differences, political unrest, fall in love ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, psychological, factual, tense, family saga
Plot: class struggle, civil war, working class, social class, revolutionary, unrequited love, lower class, socialist, revenge, politics, rivalry, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s ...
Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: witty, disturbing, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, racism, landlord, christianity, slavery, plantation, culture clash, interracial relations, satire, discrimination, rebelliousness, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: peasant, family history, finnish, priest, power, socialist, forest, execution, revolt, working class, socialism, swamp ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s, 1800s ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, contemplative, epic, stylized ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, society, coming of age, diary, village life, village, emigration, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany, brazil, 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: arrest, coup d'etat, military coup, socialism, female nudity, humiliation, death, coup, blackmail, military, assassin, dictatorship ...
Place: chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: trust, male female relationship, lenin, independence, revolution, world war one, nationalism, bolshevik, russian revolution, socialism, revolutionary, politician ...
Time: 1890s, year 1917, 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: soviet union, finland, st. petersburg russia, siberia, helsinki finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: execution, politics, love, class struggle, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
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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: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, factual
Plot: deportation, fighting the system, rebellion, ambition, human spirit, idealism, rebelliousness, social relations, dance school, injustice, politics, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: ireland, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: epic, family saga, pre war
Plot: countryside, finnish, farm, car, teacher, priest, politics, world war two, farmer, family relations, progress, beating ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, thought provoking, touching, serious, contemplative
Plot: school, countryside, village, farm, peasant, clergy, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, master and servant ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, turn of the century ...
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, escaped convict, indigenous people, rape, thief, prison escape
Time: 1940s
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
Style: based on true events
Plot: feral child, murderer, homelessness, farmer, rejection, eating, man with glasses, prison, drinking, railway, unemployment, solitude ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 60s, 50s
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: king, sauna, youth, shield, murder, love, horse, medieval, young man, nudity (full frontal - brief), gold, sword ...
Time: 5th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Organizer (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 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: sincere, contemplative, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: factory, working class, politics, fighting the system, labor union, strike, prostitution, running from police, sweatshop, solidarity, misery, social decay ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 20th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, gloomy, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, family relations, prince, politics, opportunist, civil war, decadence, nobility, introspection, social differences, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, naples italy, palermo italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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One Nation, One King (2018)
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: realistic, factual, tense, captivating
Plot: french revolution, king of france, french history, politics, martial law, arrest, execution, interrogation, poverty, feminism, female nudity, tree ...
Time: 18th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: strike, repression, construction site, nipples visible through clothing, funeral, broken promise, neighbor, first person narration, cheating wife, job seeking, illiteracy, engineer ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1890s
Place: florence, italy, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: drinking, drinking alcohol, historical event, rapier, atrocity, massacre, sword, kilt, deadline, musket, murder, battles ...
Time: 17th century
Place: scotland, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
Story: A BBC miniseries based loosely on the lives of Mary, Queen of Scots, and her son James I of England.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: royal family, king, execution, power, horse riding, spy, conspiracy, rivalry, treason, betrayal, coronation, monarchy ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: england, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Voto + Fusil (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The political evolution in Chile seeing from three different times: 1937, 1947 and 1970. A film that shows how a revolution cannot be accomplished by electoral means, and how the wealthy class will always attempt to destroy that revolution, with the ...
Plot: politics, communism, presidential election, marxist, communist party, communist, assassination, bourgeoisie, coup d'etat, national anthem, birthday, left wing ...
Time: year 1947, year 1970, year 1937
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, bleak, epic ...
Plot: village life, wartime life, revolution, village, state affairs, life is a bitch, bolshevik, illiteracy, countryside, village people, world war one, rape ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 1920s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: russian roulette, class struggle, politics, male nudity, murder
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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New Dubai (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 55 min.
Story: In a middle class neighborhood in a city in the countryside of Brazil, the real estate speculation is a menace to the affective memory of a group of friends. Their answer to this imminent transformation is to fuck in the construction sites. And what ...
Style: queer cinema, gay cinema, avant garde
Plot: gay sex, gay latino, gay love, suicide, gay interest, lgbt, gay, politics, friendship, gay relationship, male rape, gay lead character ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: conqueror, conquistador, colonization, history of chile, indigenous, battles, latin american history, native american, waterfall, battle, conquering
Time: 16th century
Place: chile, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 3K
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: contemplative, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: strike, working class, journalism, fighting the system, state affairs, workplace situations, against the odds, political unrest, political corruption, rebelliousness, idealism, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 3K
The War Lord (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke's authority in the face of the barbarians at the border and is making progress until he ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: battles, warlord, heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, village, fall in love, royal family, isolation, love triangle, vengeance, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages, 10th century
Place: normandy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tres tristes tigres (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rambling portrait of Chilean society.
Plot: drunkenness, urban setting, striptease, alienation, fight, handheld camera, cynicism, beating, money, brother sister relationship, kicked in the face, language ...
Place: santiago chile, chile, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%