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Manure and Gillyflowers (1978)
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Manure and Gillyflowers (1978)
Original name: Jauche und Levkojen
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: A story about the life of Maximiliane Irene von Quindt based on a classic novel by Christine Bruckner .
Style: family saga
Plot: world war two, nobility, strong female character, world war one, strong female lead, german history, grandfather granddaughter relationship, fictional biography

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and disturbing films and TV series with plots about world war two, nazi, war, military, world war one, german and society mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Manure and Gillyflowers: The Ginger Tree (1989), From Here to Eternity (1979), Radetzky March (1994), The Shop (1998), Monte Carlo (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Ginger Tree (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 240 min.
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Story: In 1903, a young Scotswoman goes to join her diplomat fiancé in Manchuria. She marries him, and finds herself in a war zone. Disenchanted with her husband, she falls in love with a married Japanese nobleman, Count Kentaro Kurihama, and bears him a ...
Style: epic
Plot: army, world war two, mother child separation, costume
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From Here to Eternity (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
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Story: Soapy look at events of Pearl Harbor just previous to the Japanese attack.
Plot: world war two, u.s. army, cheating, military base, military
Time: 1940s
Place: hawaii, pearl harbor
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Radetzky March (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany, France
Duration: 255 min.
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Story: At the battle of Solferino Joseph von Trotta, a lieutenant in the Slovenian infantry, is wounded while saving the life of the young Austrian Emperor Franz-Joseph I. The Emperor rewards him by elevating him in society to a position quite out of ...
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The Shop (1998)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 273 min.
TV show
Story: A story about Matt family life in Germany between 20-ies and 40-ies. based on the novel by Erwin Strittmatter.
Style: family saga
Plot: affection, breasts, german history, nazi, love, sexual awakening, world war two, coming of age, topless, nipples, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: germany
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Monte Carlo (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: An American writer on the Riviera courts a Russian singer who is spying on Nazis for revenge.
Plot: spy, romance, world war two, nazi, singer, gambler, war
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Ellis Island (1984)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 420 min.
TV show
Story: The lives and struggles of some of the countless immigrants who arrived on Ellis Island during the 19th century in search of the American Dream.
Plot: american dream, immigrants, world war one, immigration, irish american, torture, extramarital affair
Time: 19th century, 1910s
Place: new york
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Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 924 min.
TV show
Story: This epic tale of a family and their rural life in a small German village is told against the changing backdrop of a country's turbulent history from 1919 to 1982. From the aftermath of the First World War, economic hardship, the rise and fall ...
Style: epic, sentimental, sincere, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, village, world war one, generation gap, german, hypocrisy, fascism, living with parents, social relations, coming of age, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 1960s ...
Place: germany, europe
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Fueled: The Man They Called 'Pirate' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Fueled: The Man They Called Pirate (Japanese: 海賊とよばれた男 Hepburn: Kaizoku to yobareta otoko) is a best selling Japanese historical novel by Naoki Hyakuta. As of January 2014, it had sold over 1,700,000 copies.[1] In April 2013, it won ...
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Lena: My 100 Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 100 min.
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The Charterhouse of Parma (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Stendhal's epic tale of a young French officer in the Napoleonic wars, and his aunt - a duchess of legendary beauty and resourcefulness.
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Bryggeren (1996)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 55 min.
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Story: The development of Carlsberg Beer, the Carlsberg brewery and the mishaps between father and son, are the main story. But also the social life in Denmark in this time period, both for the rich and poor are explored.
Style: family saga
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985)
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The Leaving of Liverpool (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A poignant and forceful saga which traces the fortunes of two English children uprooted from their beloved Liverpool dockside to the alien environment of Australia in the years following World War Two.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tenko (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 50 min.
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Story: Based on real-life experiences, Tenko remains one of the most fondly remembered and acclaimed BBC dramas of the early 1980s. It follows a group of women, formerly comfortably well-off ex-pats living in Singapore, as they are captured by the Japanese ...
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The Sinking of the Laconia (2010)
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