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: children, world war two, soldier, pow, boy, girl, chaos, jewish girl, hiding place, child in peril, child's point of view, nazi officer, jewess, 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 suspenseful films with plots about world war two, soldier, children, war, nazi, military and german soldier mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like Birth Certificate: Elysium (1987), Joanna (2010), Waiting for Anya (2020), Just Beyond This Forest (1991), Passenger (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, female director, jewish, boy, death of child, nazi, children, concentration camp, medical experiment
Place: hungary
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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, sincere, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: nazi occupation, german, hiding place, world war two, loneliness, german officer, secret, treason, officer, traitor, jewess, nosy neighbor ...
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Waiting for Anya (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the harrows of WWII, Jo, a young shepherd along with the help of the widow Horcada, helps to smuggle Jewish children across the border from southern France into Spain.
Plot: world war two, shot in the head, deportation, shot to death, bear, time jump, shepherd, train station, children
Time: year 1942
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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: rescue, mother daughter relationship, friendship, forest, world war two, aryan, employer employee relationship, blue collar, train, risk, countryside, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: warsaw poland
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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 ...
Plot: auschwitz, ship, nazi, war crime, prisoner, jewish, brutality, sadism, children, cruelty, female prisoner, concentration camp ...
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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: realistic, rough, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: soldier, countryside, sexual abuse, wartime life, life is a bitch, danger, military, survival, ex military, occupation, farm, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1945
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: blackmail, attempted rape, jewish girl, jewess, ghetto, holocaust, suspicion, pregnant wife, rebellion, love triangle, world war two, neighbor ...
Place: warsaw poland
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Soldat blanc (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A muggy Saigon, late 1945. Stationed at a military camp in French Indochina, two young men--Robert and André--become close friends as they share the boredom and excitement of waiting for their first mission. But when they discover that instead of ...
Plot: soldier, french army, battles, pow, gun, pubic hair, period piece, battle, skinny dipping, male nudity
Place: vietnam, indochina
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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: war hero, grenade, american soldier, guerilla warfare, church, japanese soldier, asian, soldier, children, rescue, driving, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: the philippines, southeast asia
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Kozara (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In June of 1942 Germans and their collaborators decide to get rid of partisans and their stronghold in the woods of Mount Kozara in Northern Bosnia. They encircle the mountain and begin the mop up operation. Out gunned and outnumbered the partisans ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, partisan, mountain, communist, night, execution, father, thirst, soldier, loss of wife, pain, resistance ...
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Weekend at Dunkirk (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In June 1940, during the Dunkirk evacuation of Allied troops to England, French sergeant Julien Maillat and his men debate whether to evacuate to Britain or stay and fight the German troops that are closing-in from all directions. - from IMDB
Plot: world war two, french army, french soldier, shore, beach, soldier, steel helmet, french military, uniform, sand, car accident
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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, war, air force, wartime life, rescue, danger, soldier, politics, courage, military, battles ...
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Fanny's Journey (2016)
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Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fanny is a Jewish girl in a French orphanage in 1943. When she and her friends are no longer safe from the Nazis, they try to flee to Switzerland. After their guide disappears, Fanny has to take the lead and help the other kids make it over the ...
Style: psychological, touching, suspense, thought provoking, rough
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Time: year 1943
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: against the odds, life is a bitch, wartime life, war, daring rescue, danger, world war two
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: tense, bleak, realistic, serious
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Genre: Drama, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
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35%
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35%
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34%
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