Movies like Birth Certificate

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Birth Certificate (1961)
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Birth Certificate (1961)
Original name: Świadectwo urodzenia
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three separate stories depicting the tense everyday life during occupation, as seen through the eyes of children. In “On the Road,” the two main protagonists are lost in the September’s strife: a young boy, and a soldier transporting the valueless documents of his broken unit. In “Letter from the Concentration Camp” the story’s protagonists are young boys who help their mother during the hardships of the occupation. Their treasure is an officer uniform belonging their father who is being held in a prisoner of war camp. In “Blood Drop,” the Germans find a set of typical Aryan characteristics in this story’s protagonist – a Jewish girl, hiding in an orphanage.
Style: anthology
Plot: world war two, boy, wartime life, survival, children, soldier, pow, girl, chaos, nazi officer, hiding place, child in peril, child's point of view, jewish girl, jewess, little boy, shot to death
Place: poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspense films with plots about world war two, wartime life, soldier, war, nazi, survival and danger mostly in Drama, War and Adventure genres. Some movies like Birth Certificate: Joanna (2010), Holy Week (1995), The Boys from St. Petri (1991), Just Beyond This Forest (1991), Passenger (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Joanna (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In an era in which it is difficult for the true emotion and excitement, Feliks Falk found the key to the human heart. How many of us love? How much we are able to self-sacrifice? Is there a price that can not pay, when it comes to life of a loved ...
Style: suspense, captivating, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: nazi occupation, world war two, german officer, german, officer, loneliness, treason, secret, hiding place, girl, wartime life, jewish girl ...
Place: poland
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Holy Week (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the Nazi era, a Jewish woman on the run takes a trolley which passes near the Warsaw ghetto, where the uprising battle is taking place, and some passengers are struck by stray bullets. They take temporary refuge in an empty building, and ...
Plot: world war two, world war one, wartime life, nazi occupation, rebellion, underground movement, jewish girl, ghetto, jewess, suspicion, holocaust, ex girlfriend ...
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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88%
The Boys from St. Petri (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of school-mates form a resistance group in nazi-occupied Denmark.
Plot: world war two, children, wartime life, sabotage, resistance, high school, teenager
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Just Beyond This Forest (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in 1942, The Jewish wife she worked for before the war hires her to take her young daughter to the countryside until the war is over.
Plot: world war two, wartime life, death, little girl, employer employee relationship, mother daughter relationship, money, friendship, empathy, mishap, jewish ghetto, german ...
Time: 1940s
Place: warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Passenger (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The last film of Andrzej Munk, who died in a crash during the filming. A German woman on a ship coming back to Europe notices a face of another woman which brings recollections from the past. She tells her husband that she has been an overseer in ...
Style: experimental, odd
Plot: world war two, female nudity, concentration camp, women, wartime life, feminist, auschwitz, train, female protagonist, brutality, dog, sadism ...
Place: eastern europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: world war two, jewish ghetto, jewish, holocaust, youth, wartime life, ghetto, boy, children in wartime, starvation, coming of age, judaism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
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59%
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Rose (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This harrowing tale of survival centers on Rose, a Masurian woman, whose German soldier husband was killed in the war, leaving her alone on their farm. A single woman had no defense against Russian soldiers who raped as a form of revenge, nor ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: wartime life, sexual abuse, world war two, soldier, countryside, life is a bitch, ex military, military, occupation, farm, rape, girl ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1945
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Stones for the Rampart (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: To be defeated and not be - a victory. This is the motto that life is guided by three young friends: Alek, Sophy and Rudy. Scouts, high school graduates high school in Warsaw drifting ambitious plans for the future broken through September 1939. ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: world war two, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, against the odds, daring rescue, prospector, wartime, resistance fighter, nazi occupation, resistance, german occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Tombstone of the Fireflies (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set during World War II, the film follows a young brother and sister as they attempt to survive the aftermath of the firebombing of Kobe City.
Style: suspense, disturbing, rough, psychological, touching
Plot: world war two, sibling relationship, bombing, brother sister relationship, firefly, little girl, survival, wartime, struggle for survival, war, children, kids in trouble ...
Place: japan
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55%
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The Crossing (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One day, just before Christmas in 1942, Gerda's and Otto's parents are arrested for being part of the Norwegian resistance movement during the Second World War, leaving the siblings on their own. Following the arrest, they discover two ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: world war two, wartime life, jew persecution, escape, german occupation, children, life is a bitch, child, child in peril, jewish girl, war, wartime
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Elysium (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Film about the Holocaust. A Jewish family is allowed to keep the flat they have always lived in and to live a relatively normal life. One day their 10-year old son disappears. He has been sent to a deportation camp which seems like paradise except ...
Plot: world war two, boy, medical experiment, children, death of child, concentration camp, nazi, jewish, female director
Place: eastern europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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303 Squadron (2018)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After the fall of the September Campaign of 1939, two Polish pilots are forced to fight for their nation in foreign battlefronts.
Style: exciting, sincere
Plot: aerial combat, world war two, air force, aviation, fighter pilot, war, wartime life, battles, rescue, military, politics, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: poland, britain, europe
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Leningrad (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When in 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union, their troops quickly besieged Leningrad. Foreign journalists are evacuated but one of them, Kate Davies, is presumed dead and misses the plane. Alone in the city she is helped by Nina Tsvetnova a ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, siege, hunger, wartime life, battles, survival, soldier, self sacrifice, female protagonist, military, heroic mission, rationing ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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43%
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The Blockhouse (1973)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defenses in 1944 are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge dtores of food but not enough candles. The slow dying of ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, bunker, d day, survival, wartime life, holocaust, human spirit, prison, confined, escapades, war, hopes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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My Way Home (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, a young Hungarian is making his way home, through countryside full of the debris of war, when he is captures and imprisoned by Russians. Left in the custody of a young Russian soldier, the two youths form a ...
Style: political
Plot: world war two, female nudity, train, young soldier, wounded soldier, coming of age, boy, friendship, loss of friend, bolshevik, male nudity, student ...
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In the Presence of Mine Enemies (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Warsau Ghetto of 1943, one man's struggle to keep his family together leads him to the ultimate crisis of faith, and one final chance at redemption. Written by legendary 'Twilight Zone' creator, Rod Sterling.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional, disturbing ...
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The Longest Hundred Miles (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During the Japanese invasion of the Philippines, an assorted group of refugees, including an American soldier, an Army nurse, a priest and a group of local children, try to make their getaway aboard a rattletrap, creaky bus.
Plot: world war two, war hero, soldier, little girl, nurse, airplane, japanese occupation, chase, buffalo, partisan, truck, american abroad ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Long Day's Dying (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three British soldiers and their German captive trek through the European countryside.
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: world war two, soldier, captive, military, confined, survival, rescue, escapades, war, battles, captivity, basic training ...
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hatred (2016)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Summer of 1939. Zosia is a young Polish girl who is deeply in love with Ukrainian Petro. Their great love will be put to the test when her father decides to marry her to a wealthy widower Skiba. Right after wedding she is left alone because her ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: genocide, world war two, war atrocity, massacre, murder, torture, wedding, female protagonist, nazi occupation, husband wife relationship, escape, baby ...
Time: year 1943, year 1939, 1940s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cuckoo in a Dark Forest (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in World War 2 as the Germans occupy Czechoslovakia, teenage Emilka's father is murdered by the Nazis, but she is selected for special treatment by virtue of being blonde. She is billeted with the commandant of a concentration camp near the ...
Plot: children, world war two, nazi, wartime life, stroke, adoptive mother, adoptive father, postman, bombing, vigilantism, lifestyle change, inner voice ...
Time: 1940s
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The Notebook (2013)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Germany, Austria, France
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: world war two, teenager, emotional abuse, boy, wartime life, starvation, countryside, teenage life, twins, life is a bitch, nazi, dysfunctional family ...
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Place: hungary
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Run Boy Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
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Plot: holocaust, world war two, survival, youth, human spirit, hidden identity, on the run, young heroes, orphan, anti semitism, against humanity, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Venice (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An atmospheric coming-of-age story featuring an imaginative young boy named Marek who dreams of escaping an increasingly dangerous Poland on the eve of war for beautiful Venice.
Style: atmospheric, inspirational, captivating, psychological, pre war
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Duration: 78 min.
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Style: road movie, dark
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Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 96 min.
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Spring 1941 (2007)
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Empire of the Sun (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Jamie Graham, a privileged English boy, is living in Shanghai when the Japanese invade and force all foreigners into prison camps. Jamie is captured with an American sailor named Basie, who looks out for him while they are in the camp together. Even ...
Style: epic, emotional, sad, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: world war two, coming of age, child protagonist, war, captivity, childhood, japanese army, pow, young heroes, children in wartime, boy, prison ...
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Persian Lessons (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Belarus
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Occupied France, 1942. Gilles is arrested by SS soldiers alongside other Jews and sent to a camp in Germany. He narrowly avoids sudden execution by swearing to the guards that he is not Jewish, but Persian. This lie temporarily saves him, but Gilles ...
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: concentration camp, world war two, military, german soldier, german officer, wartime life, lie, soldier, jewish, con trick, historical event, wartime ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last Lieutenant (1993)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Norwegian war drama. The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale that offends him. They even laugh at ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, battles, couple relations, military base, idealism, political unrest, rebelliousness, captivity, wartime life, human spirit, military life, working class ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Tobruk (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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30%