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All That Really Matters (1992)
All That Really Matters (1992)
Original name: Wszystko, co najwazniejsze...
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1992
Plot: prison, world war two, jewish, illness, camp, hunger, poet, deliberate cruelty, fear, artist, emigration, anti semitism, separation, deportation, humiliation, family reunited, passport, citizenship, husband wife relationship, escape, attempted rape, arrest, war atrocity
Time: year 1939
Place: siberia, kazakhstan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and bleak films with plots about world war two, nazi, jewish, anti semitism, escape, holocaust and wartime life mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres. Some movies like All That Really Matters: Escapes (1968), For Those I Loved (1983), Lucie Aubrac (1997), My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997), At First Sight (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Escapes (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Political prisoners imprisoned in Yugoslavia will try to escape from prison by digging a channel under the ground and join the partisans.
Plot: world war two, sick, hunger, escape, prisoner, girl, prison, rain, cold, traitor, fight, excavation ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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For Those I Loved (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Polish Martin Gray (Michael York) recalls the Holocaust, New York prosperity, and losing his wife (Brigitte Fossey) and family.
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, terror, immigration, army, ghetto, nazi, soldier, jewish, world war two, escape, violence ...
Place: europe, warsaw poland, usa
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Lucie Aubrac (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French resistance cell in Lyon but also the love of Lucie Aubrac for her husband...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, factual, sexy ...
Plot: world war two, graphic violence, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), love affair, political unrest, wartime life, couple relations, heroes, love and romance, life is a bitch, rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 19th century
Place: lyon, france, england, california
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My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Helma Sanders-Brahms directs this inventive film that uses the verse of Jewish poet Else Lasker-Schüler and Nazi poet Gottfried Benn to dramatize the passionate, real-life affair between the two unlikely lovers. Forced out of Germany, ...
Plot: female director, poet, homosexuality, world war one, anti semitism, jewish, nazi, death of son, death of child, officer, art exhibition, german expressionism ...
Place: jerusalem, switzerland
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At First Sight (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942 in occupied France, a Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the Liberation she meets an actor, gets pregnant, and marries ...
Style: captivating, contemplative, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: world war two, lesbian, store, friendship, refugee, family relations, deportation, lesbian interest, wartime life, school, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: year 1942, 50s, 1950s
Place: paris france, europe, france, lyon, italy ...
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The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he ...
Style: bleak, emotional, suspense, harsh, heartbreaking ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, world war two, pianist, nazi, against humanity, ghetto, nazi occupation, genocide, anti semitism, jewish, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
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First Light (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In May 1940, feeling the RAF needs every man to fight to Luftwaffe, Geoffrey 'Geoff'/'Boy' Wellum joins at 18, becoming the youngest ever Spitfire pilot. After an intense training, he soon bonds with the flying men of his ...
Plot: world war two, fighter pilot, raf, male friendship, mockery, drinking alcohol, pilot, male bonding, vomiting, drink, ritual, drinking ...
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The 25th Hour (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he's imprisoned by the Nazis.The picture is based on real events. It includes Hungary's government in collaboration with the Nazis, the encroachment of Romania by Stalin's ...
Plot: world war two, jew persecution, peasant, recruit, volunteer, mix up, nazi concentration camp, gendarme, jewish, ss, concentration camp, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s
Place: hungary, romania
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The Night Overtakes Me (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A communist journalist from Prague is sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp.
Plot: world war two, concentration camp, prisoner, school teacher, group shower, strong female lead, clown, sewing machine, bully, execution, fascist, pregnancy ...
Time: 1930s, year 1942, 1940s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe, prague
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Hamsun (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Knut Hamsun is Norway's most famous and admired author. Ever since he was young he has hated the English for the starvation they caused Norway during WWI. When the Germans occupy Norway 9 April 1940 he welcomes them and the protection they can ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, talky, uplifting ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, writer's life, hopes, betrayal, dishonesty, tragic hero, golden years, politics, unfulfillment, family relations, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: norway, germany, europe
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Our Patriots (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the French defeat of summer 1940, Addi Ba, a young Senegalese rifleman escapes and hides in the Vosges. Aided by some villagers, he gets false documents that allow him to live openly.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, touching, tense ...
Plot: resistance, french resistance, escape, world war two, pow, farm, racism, school, teacher, arrest, prisoner, classroom ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940
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Doctor Mladen (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story begins in 1941 and shows one of the people who which were actually, very brave and proudly fought against the Ustasha, Germans and other butchers, not related to that ideology was tied. The film is about Dr. Mladen Stojanovic legend of ...
Style: epic
Plot: doctor, boy, loss of son, battle, explosion, machine gun, colonel, prison, blood, tennis, cold the temperature, retreat ...
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Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, cruise ship, ship, catastrophe, on the run, anti heroes, misfit, against humanity, fugitives, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: germany, cuba, europe, latin america, havana cuba ...
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A Wolf Teeth Necklace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Algimantas Puipa directed this 1997 drama about a painter wrestling with childhood memories of his father being exiled to Siberia.
Plot: arrest, teenage boy, survivor, suffering, tragedy, father son relationship, surrealism, degradation, humiliation, police, male female relationship, reflection ...
Place: siberia, balkan
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Resistance (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.
Plot: french resistance, world war two, secret, occupied france, french, archive footage, love, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, escape, anti semitism, hate ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1939, year 1943, year 1938 ...
Place: europe, alps, berlin germany, geneva switzerland, france ...
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The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Irena Sendler is a Catholic social worker who has sympathized with the Jews since her childhood, when her physician father died of typhus contracted while treating poor Jewish patients. When she initially proposes saving Jewish children from the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, ghetto, world war two, rescue, social worker, life is a bitch, against humanity, rabbi, confined, nazi germany, jewish, anti semitism ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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Hitler (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The private life of Hitler revealed for the first time!
Plot: world war two, nazi, evil man, hitler, nazis, adolf hitler
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David (1979)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Although members of the Hitler Youth chant anti-Semitic paroles in front of his house during the Purim festival, Rabbi Singer is still profoundly convinced that Germany will stay a safe country for him, his family, and his fellow believers. But ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, rough ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, survival, family relations, rabbi, world war two, danger, parents and children, wartime life, urban, society, escapades ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, guatemala, israel, poland ...
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A Hidden Life (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II and is executed by them in 1943. Opening at Jägerstätter’s home in Austria’s countryside, the film follows Franz and his wife, Fani, ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: clergy, world war two, courtroom, love, treason, arrest, husband wife relationship, lawyer, court, beating, prisoner, torture ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, year 1943, year 1942, year 1941
Place: austria, berlin germany
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King Rat (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention center like no other. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: world war two, pow, prison life, survival, prison, friendship, war, confined, military, escapades, danger, breeding ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: singapore, asia, japan, poland, california ...
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The Resistance Banker (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the occupied Netherlands during World War II, banker Walraven van Hall (Barry Atsma) is asked to use his financial contacts to help the Dutch resistance. He doesn’t have to think about it for long. With his brother Gijs van Hall (Jacob Derwig), ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, captivating, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, sibling relationship, german occupation, war hero, soldier, friends, danger, society, nazi occupation, bank robbery, falling ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, amsterdam
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Too Young the Hero (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: WWII drama.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: world war two, military life, innocence lost, prison, military base, basic training, battles, battleship, power relations, ocean or sea, ocean, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
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Another Mother's Son (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Directed by Christopher Menaul ('Summer in February', 'Fatherland) and written by Jenny Lecoat, Another Mother's Son tells the true story of Louisa Gould, a widow living in Nazi occupied Jersey who takes in a Russian prisoner of ...
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: surrogate family, heroine, fight, pow, escaped prisoner, tragedy, hunger, world war two, death of protagonist, nazi occupation, family, fighting the system ...
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And Give My Love to the Swallows (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This film, chronicling the last days of Czech resistance fighter Maruska Kuderikova (played by Magda Vasaryova), is based on her diaries. Though she was tortured and eventually executed by the Nazis, her diaries indicate that she was optimistic for ...
Plot: interrogation, world war two, women's prison, arrest, train station, folk song, german occupation, imprisonment, friendship between women, cutting someone's hair, czech history, female friendship ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: czechoslovakia
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The Boat Is Full (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, politics, world war two, train, refugee, anti war, village, genocide, battles, life turned upside down, anti hero ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: switzerland, europe, germany, zurich switzerland
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Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: emotional, bleak, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: world war two, politics, rescue, anti semitism, ghetto, genocide, heroes, holocaust, hungarian, swedish, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, sweden, moscow russia, budapest hungary ...
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Pornography (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two intellectuals, a writer and a director, begin to play a mysterious psychological game in a peaceful countryside manor house during the Nazi occupation.
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: soldier, countryside, social differences, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, wartime life, teenage life, obsession, war, holocaust, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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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: tense, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: jewish ghetto, world war two, ghetto, orphan, starvation, jewish, holocaust, children in wartime, confined, youth, war, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: poland, europe
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Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This intricate historical drama tells the story of actor Ferdinand Marian (Tobias Moretti), who is ordered by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels to star in the 1940 anti-Semitic film Jew Suss. Despite his cooperation, Ferdinand's actions have ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, factual, serious ...
Plot: nazi germany, anti semitism, propaganda, filmmaking, actor's life, rise and fall, politics, showbiz, introspection, political unrest, movie business, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: austria, europe, berlin germany
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Run Boy Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Run Boy Run is the true story of Jurek, an eight-year-old boy, who escapes from the Warsaw ghetto, then manages to survive in the woods and working as a farmhand, disguising himself as a Polish orphan. He encounters people who will betray him for a ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, world war two, human spirit, young heroes, on the run, hidden identity, anti semitism, youth, against humanity, danger, orphan ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, poland
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