Movies like The Sleeping Voice

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The Sleeping Voice (2011)
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The Sleeping Voice (2011)
Original name: La voz dormida
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pepita travels to Madrid to be near her sister Hortensia who is pregnant and in prison. Hortensia is sentenced to death. The execution will not be carried out until after the baby is delivered. Pepita tries everything to stay the execution, but when unsuccessful she goes to the prison everyday to make sure Hortensia's son goes with her and not into an orphanage.
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: wartime life, death sentence, life is a bitch, fall in love, political unrest, woman in danger, civil war, family relations, love and romance, rebellion, society, dishonesty, false accusation, against humanity, sister sister relationship, babies and infants, spanish civil war, pregnant woman, impossible love, war, fascism, danger, siblings relations, strong female presence, state affairs ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, madrid

Most similar movies to The Sleeping Voice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and bleak films with plots about life is a bitch, society, wartime life, war, political unrest, against humanity and state affairs mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Sleeping Voice: Broken Silence (2001), Olga (2004), Land and Freedom (1995), Stones for the Rampart (2014), Spring 1941 (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Broken Silence (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Winter, 1944. Lucía at 21 returns to her small village in the mountains. She again meets Manuel, a young iron-smith who helps "those in the mountain", the "maquis", the anti-Franco resistance. Lucía is attracted to Manual, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, heroes, society, against humanity, rebelliousness, political unrest, small town, politics, love and romance, pregnancy, repression, resistance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
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95%
 6.6
 3K
Olga (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, concentration camp, rebellion, life is a bitch, wartime life, couple relations, love affair, revolution, against humanity, war, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Land and Freedom (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: revolution, working class, fascism, civil war, politics, spanish civil war, communism, communist, fighting the system, idealism, war, republican ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 30s, 20th century
Place: spain, england, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, against the odds, wartime life, daring rescue, danger, war, world war two
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.9
 683
Spring 1941 (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland, Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After Germany invades Poland and the Nazis order the confinement of all local Jews in the ghetto, medical doctor Artur Planck (Joseph Fiennes) manages to flee with his family, seeking refuge at the farm of Emilia (Kelly Harrison), their former ...
Style: tense, emotional, serious, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, family in danger, dishonesty, love and romance, infidelity, confined, couple relations, against humanity, couples, isolation, life is a bitch, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
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Eleni (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a parallel plot line we see Nick as a young boy and his family as ...
Style: psychological, emotional, suspenseful, bleak, contemplative ...
Plot: revolution, village, civil war, society, fighting the system, against humanity, self discovery, holocaust, haunted by the past, political unrest, state affairs, war ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It is the Spring of 1943 and the Battle for the Atlantic rages as an Axis victory seems inevitable. The women of Vic Mu – Gladys, Lorna, Kate, Betty and Vera – band together in a tight bond of support and friendship.
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: factory, espionage, heroic mission, fall in love, couple relations, workplace situations, parents and children, family relations, undercover, workplace, love and romance, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Zookeeper (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark, UK, Czech Republic, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jonah Ludovic (Sam Neill) is a custodian at a small municipal zoo. After a night of heavy shelling Ludovic arrives at his job to find the staff abandoning the zoo. He joins a skeleton crew that includes an elderly guard and a veterinarian (Om ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: war, fighting the system, tragic hero, wartime life, survival, society, rebellion, political unrest, life is a bitch, danger, state affairs, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sarajevo, eastern europe, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Commissar (1967)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Klavdia Vavilova, a Red Army cavalry commissar, is waylaid by an unexpected pregnancy. She stays with a Jewish family to give birth and is softened somewhat by the experience of family life.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: pregnancy, russian civil war, war, life is a bitch, wartime life, village, female soldier, pregnant woman, children, jewish family, jewish, soldier ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: resistance, wartime life, human spirit, young heroes, rebellion, danger, against humanity, life is a bitch, confined, idealism, rebelliousness, captivity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A Time for Defiance (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the Spanish Civil War breaks out, the Prado Museum is being evacuated. One of the guards finds a painting by the master, Goya, and takes it to prevent damage to the work of art. In the interim, he meets a young lady with whom he falls in love. ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional, gloomy
Plot: fall in love, wartime life, romance, obsessive quest, love and romance, life is a bitch, artist, painter, painting, spanish civil war
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.8
 115
Here Below (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The true story of a nun who betrayed a network of Resistance fighters after having a passionate but doomed love affair with a priest during the Second World War.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, gloomy
Plot: impossible love, catholic church, german occupation, nun, forbidden love, love affair, wartime life, fall in love, convent, life is a bitch, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Nigeria, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An epic love story: Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins, living a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria. The two women make very different choices of lovers, but rivalry and betrayal must be set aside as their lives are swept up ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: against humanity, revolution, political unrest, life is a bitch, rebellion, fall in love, village, evacuation, genocide, hopes, wartime life, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.8
 658
Kedma (2002)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Israel, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In May 1948, shortly before the creation of the State of Israel, hundreds of immigrants from across Europe arrive in Palestine--only to risk arrest by British troops.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: immigrants, survival, culture clash, tragic love, society, political unrest, wartime life, starting over, against humanity, hopes, military, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.2
 5K
Uprising (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Jews rise up in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.
Style: uplifting, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, deportation, rebellion, anti semitism, human spirit, life is a bitch, survival, wartime life, ghetto, political unrest, genocide, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Freedomfighters (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the front. The women's ...
Style: emotional, epic, serious, realistic
Plot: military, anarchist, nun, war, politics, state affairs, clergy, against humanity, strong female presence, chaos, fascism, revolution ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The two-part TV movie Hitler's SS: Portrait in Evil crystallizes that evil by concentrating on two Berlin brothers. In 1931, Helmut Hoffman (Bill Nighy) a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist, joins Hitler's SS. At the same time, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, against humanity, state affairs, politics, coming of age, rise and fall, life is a bitch, distopia, society, war, cabaret, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.0
 2K
The Blitz (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thrilling love story between the young boxer Vincent and the German Eva, who soon has to marry with the middle-aged Dirk to save her family. While the war starts in the Netherlands their impossible love inflames. May 14, 1940, the day that the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, society, social differences, bombing, arranged marriage, unfulfillment, romance, german occupation, brother sister relationship, impossible love ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Comanche Territory (1997)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Spain, France, Germany, Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Spanish TV reporters covering the War in Bosnia. Based on true experience
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional, bleak
Plot: journalism, media, love and romance, life is a bitch, war, danger, sexual content, profanity, graphic violence, innocence lost, fall in love, wartime life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Purple Butterfly (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Ding Hui is a member of Purple Butterfly, a powerful resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. An unexpected encounter reunites her with Itami, an ex-lover... and officer with a secret police unit tasked with dismantling Purple Butterfly.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: war, wartime life, rivalry, political unrest, love affair, anti war, love and romance, tragic hero, deadly, society, hidden identity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, 2000s
Place: japan, china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Unfair Competition (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition brought by Leone, who offers the best prices in the ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: fascism, anti semitism, ghetto, social decay, family business, against humanity, life is a bitch, political unrest, moral dilemma, human nature, racial slur, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 872
Go West (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War, Western
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the nineties the Yugoslavia Federation falls apart in bloody wars. Perpetual student Milan, a Serb from a patriarchal community and Kenan, a Muslim cellist, are a homosexual couple living in Sarajevo. Their lives, intimate and public, are shaken ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: forbidden love, hidden identity, wartime life, love affair, gays and lesbians, society, love and romance, danger, life is a bitch, tragic love, state affairs, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Soldiers of Salamina (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Professor Lola Sánchez investigates the truth behind the events experienced by Rafael Sánchez Mazas, one of the founders of the Falange Española party, during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: spanish civil war, change of heart, uncover truth, writer's life, political unrest, soldier, society, lifesaver, against humanity, fascism, state affairs, creative block
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Carpenter's Pencil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A story of love and obsession during the Spanish Civil War
Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, hopes, political unrest, idealism, society, confined, spanish civil war, artist, doctor, romance, love story, love ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: spain, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Man Who Will Come (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of Italian villagers struggle to survive during a tumultuous time in 1943, debating how much assistance to give the partisans with the impending arrival of the Germans. Based on True Events.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak
Plot: world war two, youth, against humanity, family relations, village life, parents and children, village, life is a bitch, german army, social relations, society, mute or deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, 40s, year 1943
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.8
 2K
The 13 Roses (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of thirteen totally normal young women that suffered harsh questioning and were put in prison under made up charges of helping the rebellion against Franco back in the 1940s. Despite of their innocence, the thirteen were soon executed ...
Style: disturbing, touching, emotional, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: spanish civil war, woman in danger, false accusation, social decay, injustice, hopes, dishonesty, betrayal, political unrest, prison life, idealism, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Iron Triangle (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the diary of an unknown Viet Cong soldier, this film provides a sympathetic look at a Viet Cong soldier who protected a captured American soldier whom he believed did not kill him when the American had the opportunity. Written by John ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: vietnam war, war, captivity, military life, confined, espionage, rebellion, on the run, battles, life is a bitch, anti war, wartime life ...
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Day in October (1991)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the month of October 1943, the Danish resistance movement and just plain ordinary citizens joined together in staging a mass exodus by fishing boats to neutral Sweden of their Jewish countrymen, practically on the eve of the Nazi's ...
Style: touching, gloomy, bleak, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, evacuation, world war two, love and romance, heroes, strong female presence, fall in love, wartime life, love affair, life is a bitch, danger, against the rules ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: denmark, sweden, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Tears of April (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland, Germany, Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: There is civil war in Finland. Between whites vs reds. A woman soldier of reds is captured by the whites. She is ordered to be executed.
Style: realistic, epic, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: adultery, military, opposites attract, rebellion, wartime life, destiny, tragic love, political unrest, soldier, life is a bitch, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.8
 702
Housewife, 49 (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Downtrodden wife and mother Nella's life takes an unexpected turn for the better after she joins the Women's Voluntary Service office in Barrow-in-Furness during the Second World War. However, her new-found happiness is shattered when her ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, love and romance, war, society, parent grown child relationship, female protagonist, heroes, telegram, housewife, diary ...
Time: year 1939, year 1941, 1940s
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%