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Kornblumenblau (1989)
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Kornblumenblau (1989)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Poland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on a true story of a Polish musician who survived the concentration camp only because he could play on the accordion the title melody.
Plot: holocaust, music, accordion, female on male rape, nazi, polish, nazis

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Playing for Time (1980)
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Duration: 150 min.
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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Flow (2014)
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Duration: 89 min.
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