Movies like Santa Fe 1986

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Santa Fe (1986)
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Santa Fe (1986)
Original name: Wohin und zurück - Santa Fe
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Picking up where "God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore" leaves off, Freddy struggles to find work after arriving in New York in 1940. His world of refugee acquaintances includes the depressed daughter of a poet/delicatessen owner, an aging surgeon who cannot find work, and a lovable charlatan photographer. Corti's trilogy continues with "Welcome in Vienna"
Plot: world war two, jewish culture, immigration, holocaust, jewish, job, hunger, job seeking, debt, immigrants, poetry, brooklyn bridge, fired from the job, drowning, death by drowning, visa, homesickness, jewish american, frigidity, writing a novel, english class, jewish history, grocery store, divorced divorcee, record player ...
Time: year 1941, year 1942
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, santa fe new mexico

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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 world war two, jewish, holocaust, nazi, anti semitism, society and judaism mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Santa Fe: Welcome in Vienna (1986), Gruber's Journey (2008), Hidden in Silence (1996), '38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986), The Man in the Glass Booth (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Welcome in Vienna (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the conclusion of Axel Corti's trilogy (following God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore and Santa Fe) Freddy, a Viennese Jew who emigrated to New York after Hitler's invasion, and Adler, a left-wing intellectual originally from Berlin, ...
Style: bilingual
Plot: world war two, jewish life, skating, theater, trafficking, red army, frontline, traitor, german soldier, deserter, anti semitism, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945, post world war two
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After his father is murdered by the Nazis in 1938, a young Viennese Jew named Ferry Tobler flees to Prague, where he joins forces with another expatriate and a sympathetic Czech relief worker. Together with other Jewish refugees, the three make ...
Style: pre war
Plot: world war two, jewish life, rabbi, torah, national socialism, passport, anti semitism, suicide, consulate, nazi occupation, german, ss ...
Time: year 1940, year 1938
Place: paris france, vienna, marseille, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, mass murder, war correspondent
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hidden in Silence (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Poland 1939, shortly before invasion of the German troops. To save their belongings from the Nazis, the Jewish family Diamant transfers them to their 17-year-old catholic maid Fusia. In return Fusia provides them with food until the ghetto is ...
Plot: world war two, jewish, catholic, nazi, holocaust, world war one, christian, sister, silence, job, rat, teenager ...
Time: 1940s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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'38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film presents the political events surrounding the Anschluss in March of 1938 through the lives of Carola Hell, a popular young actress at the prestigious Theater in der Josefstadt, and Martin Hofmann, the Jewish journalist she plans to marry. ...
Plot: world war two, jewish, interwar period, nazism, actress, nazi, journalist
Time: year 1938, 1930s
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Man in the Glass Booth (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, courtroom, nazi, jewish, terrorism, judaism, lawyer, genocide, anti semitism, redemption, haunted by the past ...
Place: israel, new york, middle east, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
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Tsili (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tsili is a young girl caught in the middle of World War II. After her family is taken to a concentration camp, Tsili hides in the forest, free from hatred and men, until the arrival of Marek, a stranger who speaks to her in Yiddish.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, tense
Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, against humanity, youth, jewish, hiding, holocaust survivor, coming of age, violinist, rainstorm, rain ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jonah Who Lived in the Whale (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of the Holocaust, seen as Jonah, a young jewish boy living in Amsterdam at the onset of WW II, who with his family is taken by the Nazis to a concentration camp. (Based on the book 'Childhood' by Jona Oberski.)
Plot: holocaust, world war two, traumatic childhood, youth, concentration camp, autobiography, insanity, illness, holocaust survivor, starving child, child in peril, childhood memory ...
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The real-life story of Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor imprisoned in the notorious Auschwitz death camp of World War II.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, wartime life, holocaust survivor, world war two, human spirit, life is a bitch, starting over, anti semitism, war, confined ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Miss Rose White (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rose White (Sedgwick) is a modern young career woman in post-World War II New York City who has largely relegated her Jewish heritage to scrapbooks and memories. Born in Poland but fortunate enough to escape the country before the Nazi occupation ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, holocaust, family relations, bittersweet, solace, forceful separation, immigrants, society, misfit, starting over, haunted by the past, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, post world war two, 1940s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One Day You'll Understand (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man endeavors to collect memories of his grandparents who died in a concentration camp during the Holocaust.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, war crime, haunted by the past, family relations, family life, holocaust, death in the family, parents and children, love and romance, against humanity, society, jewish ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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1945 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unsettling feeling overwhelms a small Hungarian town when two orthodox Jews arrive with a mysterious trunk. As residents begin to speculate on the purpose of the visit of these two strangers, order starts to crumble in town with some pursuing ...
Style: art house
Plot: holocaust, world war two, guilt, train, horse, marriage, fire, church, cemetery, suicide, judaism, nazism ...
Time: post world war two, year 1945, 1940s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tragic romance set in Ferrara, Italy in 1938, and at a nearby seaside resort, a wealthy Jewish boy is thwarted in marrying the girl he loves when Mussolini's race laws (enacted to cement the regime's growing alliance with Germany) ...
Plot: world war two, gay, gays and lesbians, judaism, holocaust, lgbtq, lgbt, concentration camp, fascist, suicide, homosexual, sports car ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Made in Israel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Egon Schultz, the last Nazi criminal, is extradited by Syria to Israel. Hoffman, A wealthy businessman and son of a holocaust survivor, puts out a 2 million dollar contract on his head and a group of people turned Nazi-Hunters make their way through ...
Plot: revenge, snow, jewish, hitman, holocaust, police, peace, minefield, immigrants, trumpet
Time: near future
Place: israel, germany, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 197
Jew-Boy Levi (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Benjamin Levi (Bruno Cathomas) is a Bavarian cattle dealer traveling to pre-World War II Germany on his annual trip to a remote farming village. Levi hopes to do some business and, more importantly, win the hand of the lovely Lisbeth (Caroline ...
Style: biting, thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, countryside, isolation, village life, social differences, wartime life, village, anti semitism, life turned upside down, injustice, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
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Menashe (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Within Brooklyn’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son.
Plot: orthodox jew, jewish, single father, parent child relationship, faith, fatherhood, dating, marital argument, nightshift, father hits son, family relations, father son relationship ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Canone inverso - Making Love (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Costanza is drinking a beer in a Prague pub, a summer night in 1968, while a violinist enters and starts playing a "canone inverso" for her. It is not a case, that music and that violin have a story behind that could concern her. It is the ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, erotic ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, friendship, world war two, violinist, holocaust, musician's life, violin, destiny, family relations, love and romance, musician ...
Time: 20th century
Place: prague, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 291
Hungarians (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of landless Hungarian peasants accept work as migrant-laborers on a farm in northern Germany where the wages are good, and the wives and family are allowed to accompany them. Though it is in the midst of World War II, they are relatively ...
Plot: world war two, humiliation, peasant, pow
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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My Best Friend Anne Frank (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the real-life friendship between Anne Frank and Hannah Goslar, from Nazi-occupied Amsterdam to their harrowing reunion in a concentration camp.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, entertaining
Plot: world war two, friend, girlfriend, friendship, female protagonist, best friends, childhood memory, women, life, friends, nazi occupation, memories ...
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Israel
Duration: 108 min.
Story: the story of two adolescents, Moni and Zhozho, who meet 17-year-old Zheni in 1943 and with whom both fell in love. The events that follow unfold while Bulgaria has to decide on the deportation of 11 343 Jewish citizens in Macedonia and Thrace.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, captivating, touching, serious ...
Plot: friendship, on the run, teenage love, wartime life, fall in love, holocaust, anti semitism, society, teenage life, love and romance, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Everyone Dies Alone (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When they start losing family members and neighbors due to WWII and the Nazi government's policies, a quiet married couple becomes disillusioned and begins spreading leaflets against the government - a crime punishable by death.
Plot: world war two, gestapo, nazi germany, resistance, loss of son, nazi soldier, killed in action, death of son, anti nazi, death, fear, ss ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Kassbach - Ein Portrait (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Peter Patzak
Plot: fascism, immigrants, neo nazism, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, witness, violence, teenage girl, alienation, salesman, cheating, neo nazi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Pawnbroker (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Jewish pawnbroker, a victim of Nazi persecution, loses all faith in his fellow man until he realizes too late the tragedy of his actions.
Style: realistic, emotional, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, holocaust survivor, survival, concentration camp, life philosophy, redemption, haunted by the past, nazi, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, germany, poland, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Fugitive Pieces (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: holocaust, childhood trauma, breakup, haunted by the past, fugitives, life is a bitch, wartime life, survival, coming of age, war, world war two, jewish ...
Place: canada, greece, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 246
The Proprietor (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An expatriated French novelist (Jeanne Moreau) returns to Paris when she learns that her childhood home is being placed on the auction block. What she doesn't count on is that she has to confront many old issues dating back to her childhood and ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, immigrants, writer's life, society, couples, family relations, dull life, couple relations, homecoming, human nature, parents and children, self discovery ...
Place: paris france, new york, europe, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 2K
The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: realistic, touching, dramatic, talky, reflective ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, religion, jewish, friendship, father son relationship, judaism, culture clash, jewish culture, chosen one, life, nazi, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, israel, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Day the Clown Cried (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A circus clown is imprisoned by the Nazis and goes with Jewish children to their deaths.
Style: emotional, weird
Plot: holocaust, commander, clown, gas chamber, circus, concentration camp, auschwitz, political prisoner, gestapo, nazi, world war two, death of child ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 1K
The Passerby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During an interview, Max Baumstein (Piccoli), respected chairman of a humanitarian organisation, shoots the Paraguayan ambassador dead, in cold blood. Tried for first-degree murder, he explains himself: the ambassador was a former Nazi official, ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, cabaret, against humanity, heroes, state affairs, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, vengeance, idealism, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Occasional Work of a Female Slave (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roswitha runs an illegal abortion clinic in Frankfurt to support her student husband and children. When she is forced to close her practice she delves into political and social activism.
Style: disturbing
Plot: politics, female nudity, abortion, social injustice, factory, housewife, immigration, poverty, political activism, arrest, fired from the job, child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Islands in the Stream (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, sculptor, art, father son relationship, fishing, fishing boat, estranged father, island, sibling relationship, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%