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Diary for My Loves (1987)
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Diary for My Loves (1987)
Original name: Napló szerelmeimnek
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A continuation of "Diary for My Children," the film picks up in 1950, when Juli, the diarist, is 18 and determined to become a movie director.
Plot: female director, prison, revolution, politics, family relations, communism, communist, diary, socialism, deportation, autobiography, anti communist, controversy, film school
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: moscow russia, budapest, budapest hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about politics, female director, family relations, prison, communism, autobiography and revolution mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Diary for My Loves: Just Like at Home (1978), Evenings (1989), The Unburied Man (2004), My American Cousin (1985), A Time to Live, a Time to Die (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: female director, celebration, new year's eve, parade, hungarian, statue, communism, politics, communist, court, archive footage, autobiography ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: ussr, soviet union, budapest hungary, hungary, budapest
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Diary for My Children (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical story of a young woman's life in Budapest under Stalin.
Style: banned
Plot: communist, female director, girl, engineer, death of mother, politics, friend, friendship, flashback, death of father, controversy, death in childbirth ...
Time: 50s, year 1947, 1950s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: budapest hungary, eastern europe, moscow russia, budapest, central europe
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Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: female director, family relations, girl man relationship, getting home, girl, father daughter relationship, children, surrogate father, hungarian, infatuation
Place: hungary
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Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy who spent 54 months in prison following the Watergate scandal.
Plot: rat, politics, dead rat, prison, watergate, autobiography
Time: 70s
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Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Antonio Gramsci: The Days of Prison is a 1977 Italian drama directed by Lino Del Fra.
Plot: prison, communism, marxism, talking to the camera, flashback, breaking the fourth wall, archival footage, imprisonment, philosopher, marxist
Place: italy
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27%
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Evenings (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The dark, odd humor of Frits, a somewhat lost young man in his early 20s, who still lives at home and can't seem to make the leap to full adulthood is appealing, with a undertone of sadness. And the film shares his vaguely surreal, blackly ...
Plot: autobiography, family relations, gay interest, homosexual, irony, male nudity, coming of age, masturbation, mirror
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, exile, hanging, suppression, european history, disease, rain, gallows, atrocity, rat, stalinism, grave ...
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: budapest hungary, hungary, central europe, italy, romania ...
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26%
Edith Stein: The Seventh Chamber (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Italy, Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An expressionist biography of Edith Stein, who converted from the Jewish faith to the Catholic one and became a Carmelite sister. She would die in a German concentration camp.
Style: intellectual
Plot: female director, concentration camp, religious conversion, suffering, stoicism, jewish, nazi, running, religion, catholicism, german, nun ...
Place: germany
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26%
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My American Cousin (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My American Cousin is a Canadian drama film, released in 1985. Written and directed by Sandy Wilson based on her own childhood, the film stars Margaret Langrick as Sandy Wilcox, a pre-teen girl growing up on a ranch in rural Penticton, British ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, forbidden love, siblings relations, innocence lost, family life, single parent, love and romance, youth, high school life, eccentric family ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada, usa, california, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Time to Live, a Time to Die (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The semi-autobiographical film on director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's childhood and adolescence, when he was growing up in Taiwan, living through the deaths of his father, mother and grandmother.
Style: touching, thought provoking, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: coming of age, family relations, prodigy, gang, youth, society, immigrants, teenage life, wartime life, siblings relations, human nature, family in crisis ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: taiwan, asia
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23%
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Fidel & Che (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 206 min.
Story: Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, tense
Plot: revolution, fidel castro, rebellion, idealism, rebelliousness, rise and fall, fighting the system, politics, ambition, political corruption, racism, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america
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Born Again (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having been imprisoned for his part in the Watergate scandal, Charles Colson undergoes a religious conversion.
Plot: watergate, scandal, courtroom, arrest, prayer, faith, christian, president, autobiography, white house, lawyer, prison visit ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
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Tail Gunner Joe (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A dramatization of the life of Sen. Joseph McCarthy, the alcoholic senator from Wisconsin whose tactics of accusing prominent people of Communist sympathies were initially designed to give him a national power base when he later planned to run for ...
Plot: communist, cold war, u.s. congress, communism, historical event, u.s. senator, mccarthyism, alcohol abuse, pursuit, chase
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Flame Top (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 155 min.
Story: This biographical film celebrates the little-known life of the Finnish novelist and revolutionary Maiju Lassila (Asko Sarkola), born in 1868. Lassila's early years are briefly shown, then the film richly details his active and paradoxically ...
Plot: female director, assassination plot, death of child, terrorism, working class, poor, childhood, actress, outsider, reporter, male female relationship, morals ...
Time: year 1938, turn of the century, 1910s, year 1917, 1900s ...
Place: finland, st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Bliss (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Story: Bliss tells the story of Katherine Mansfield in her early 20s as she leaves New Zealand and begins her journey as a writer.
Plot: female director, teenage girl, female writer, tuberculosis
Time: edwardian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Citizen Cohn (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
Style: contemplative, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: politics, hospital, aids, hotshot lawyer, americana, introspection, terminal illness, political corruption, injustice, state affairs, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s, year 1951 ...
Place: usa, new york
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Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: mining, fired from the job, historical event, politics, miner, small town, inheritance, family relations, village, government
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 196 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 100 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: female director, royalty, british royal family, portrait, princess, marriage proposal, prince, royal romance, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
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From a Far Country (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, UK, Poland
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: uplifting, thought provoking, captivating, contemplative, serious ...
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20%
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Trumbo (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.
Style: talky, factual, intense, inspirational, touching ...
Plot: communism, hollywood, movie business, mccarthyism, communist, justice, politics, screenwriter, parent child relationship, jail, political persecution, release from prison ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 70s, year 1954 ...
Place: usa
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20%
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 240 min.
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Plot: female director, cardinal the priest, nun, actress, female nudity, sex scene, catholic, priest
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Karnak Cafe (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In one of their best roles ever, distinguished actors Nour Al Sherif and Souad Hosni star in this film depicting the unstable social and political life in Egypt during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film revolved around a group of university ...
Style: political
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Aglaya (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania, Poland
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: atmospheric, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
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The Long Day Closes (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in Kensington, a working-class district of Liverpool, England in mid-1950s, this is the story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local 'picture-house'. All the while, ...
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 794
Another Way (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional
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Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, budapest
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19%
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Blaze (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with young stripper Blaze Starr. When Earl and Blaze move in together, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, political comedy, political ...
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Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, latin america, new jersey ...
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19%