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Milada (2017)
Milada (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of communist show-trial victim Milada Horáková. Horáková was one of the first victims of the communist regime in Czechoslovakia. She opposed the communist coup in 1948 but did not leave the country. She was arrested and tried for treason on fabricated charges in a show trial that was broadcast on the radio and shown in film clips. The film focuses on the time from 1945 to 1950 when the communists took over, but also goes back a little further in Horáková's life into the late 1930s
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, touching, captivating, based on true events
Plot: strong female character, politics, trial, prisoner, jail, husband wife relationship, lawyer, sister sister relationship, courtroom, female protagonist, judge, strong female lead, mother daughter relationship, european history, jail cell, maid, communism, death sentence, chambermaid, woman, female lawyer, cell, arrest, czech history, woman with glasses ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, central europe, prague czechoslovakia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, based on true events and disturbing films with plots about husband wife relationship, politics, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, courtroom, prison and lawyer mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like Milada: Lea (2015), Burning Bush (2013), De Gaulle (2020), Maria Theresia (2017), The Zookeeper's Wife (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lea (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: husband wife relationship, trial, mother daughter relationship, police, murder, courtroom, female protagonist, mafia, police arrest, gps, train station, daughter ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, 80s, 90s
Place: italy, milan italy
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Burning Bush (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 231 min.
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Story: Burning Bush is a three-part mini-series created for HBO by world-renowned Polish director Agnieszka Holland. Based on real characters and events, this haunting drama focuses on the personal sacrifice of a Prague history student, Jan Palach, who set ...
Style: realistic, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, rebellion, european history, journalism, suicide, student, rebelliousness, protest, revolution, self sacrifice, russian, communism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic, central europe, prague ...
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De Gaulle (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France. Charles de Gaulle joins London while Yvonne, his wife, finds herself with her three children on the road of the exodus.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: french history, husband wife relationship, telephone conversation, world war two, mentally challenged, politician, politics, political leader, political unrest, world politics, tank, letter writing ...
Time: 1940s
Place: france, paris france, london
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Maria Theresia (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary
Duration: 200 min.
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Story: The young Maria Theresia sees her life clearly in front of her: she will marry Franz Stephan of Lorraine and start a family of many with him. Even if Franz Stephan is not quite sure of his luck and her father, Emperor Charles VI, and his powerful ...
Style: psychological, captivating, contemplative, based on true events, visually appealing
Plot: strong female lead, female protagonist, female politician, motherhood, political leader, high society, aristocrat, czech history, strong female character, european history, noblewoman, empress ...
Place: central europe
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The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Style: rough, factual, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: holocaust, zoo, jewish, nazi, smuggling, marriage, world war two, zookeeper, caged animal, flirting, husband wife relationship, human trafficking ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, central europe
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A Prominent Patient (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1939. Flamboyant Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk has fled to America to escape his recent past. Germany has invaded Czechoslovakia and Masaryk is now a man with no nation. In America he tries to forget the personal and political betrayal he and his ...
Style: serious, disturbing, stylized, captivating
Plot: czech history, politician, diplomat, politics, diplomacy, nazi germany, psychiatrist, european history, life is a bitch, czech german relations, abroad, frustration ...
Time: year 1938, year 1937, 1930s, year 1939, pre world war two
Place: prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
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Monstrum (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Movie about a sculptor Otakar Svec who is building a statue of Stalin in Prague.
Style: retro
Plot: josef stalin, czech history, european history, memorial, communism, sculptor, artist, moral dilemma, communist, suicide, monument, statue ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
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Hella W (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The life of a heroine. The life and work of Hella Wuolijoki. A poet, spy and millionaire, she turned into an internationally acclaimed businesswoman, politician and playwright, who collaborated with Europe's leading writers such as Bertolt ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, factual
Plot: playwright, spy, politics, world war two, power, prisoner, women in society, divorce, stage play, husband wife relationship, interrogation, jail ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, year 1929, year 1942 ...
Place: finland, soviet union, stockholm sweden, ussr, helsinki finland
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On the Basis of Sex (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.
Style: clever, inspirational, surprise ending, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: female lawyer, women's rights, supreme court, husband wife relationship, equality, human rights, courtroom, female protagonist, marriage, u.s. constitution, law student, teacher ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 70s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, denver colorado
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Generał Nil is a Polish historical film, based on the life of general Emil August Fieldorf, pseudonym "Nil". The film was directed by Ryszard Bugajski and was released in 2009.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: trial, army general, communism, assassination, moral dilemma, secret service, arrest, imprisonment, prison, interrogation, post war, death sentence ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: siberia, poland
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Hidden Figures (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA and serving as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history – the launch of astronaut John Glenn into ...
Style: inspirational, factual, exciting, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, mathematics, nasa, discrimination, space program, racial segregation, african american woman, strong female character, scientist, genius, prejudice, sexism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1961, year 1962, 20th century
Place: virginia, langley virginia, usa
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Babs (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of Dame Barbara Windsor, the Cockney kid with a dazzling smile and talent to match. Preparing to perform in the theatre one cold evening in 1993, the cheeky, chirpy blonde Babs recounts the people and events that have shaped her ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, touching, captivating
Plot: actress, aspiring actress, working class, blonde, film within a film, little girl, father daughter conflict, actress playing herself, father daughter relationship, older woman younger man relationship, father daughter estrangement, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: london
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Havel (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the summer of '68 and the young Czech playwright Vaclav Havel is enjoying the heady atmosphere of new- found freedom as the iron grip of Soviet repression gradually loosens throughout Central Europe. In Havel's Prague, politics ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: activism, european history, political activist, czech history, writers, communism, activist, repression, playwright, political activism, husband wife relationship, politician ...
Time: 80s, 70s
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Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 106 min.
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