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Toussaint Louverture (2012)
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Toussaint Louverture (2012)
Genre: History
Country: France
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Toussaint opposes the Spanish army and joins the French troops. On Saint-Domingue he succeeds to push the English back. He proclames himself as the gouvernor of Saint-Domingue. To restore the economy he takes a bold descision. He calls for the workers to return to the plantages...
Plot: french colonialism, slavery, slave, colonialism
Time: 18th century
Place: haiti

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and tense films and TV series with plots about society, state affairs, slavery, colonialism, politics, family relations and rebellion mostly in History, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Toussaint Louverture: Roots (2016), Clarissa (1991), A Fortunate Life (1986), Banished (2015), Ganga Zumba (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Roots (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 90 min.
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Story: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave sold to America and his descendants.
Style: captivating, suspense, rough, sincere
Plot: plantation, slavery, struggle for survival, parent child relationship, mentor protege relationship, life is a bitch, humiliation, beating, escape, american history, biracial child, biracial ...
Time: 18th century
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Clarissa (1991)
Genre: History
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
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Story: Clarissa is a 1991 British period drama television miniseries starring Sean Bean, Saskia Wickham and Lynsey Baxter. It aired on the BBC in three hour-long episodes between 27 November and 11 December 1991. It was based on the 1749 novel Clarissa by ...
Plot: letter, deception, dream, brothel, cruelty, manipulation, corset, obedience, brother sister relationship, duel, ruse, sword fight ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s
Place: england
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A Fortunate Life (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
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Story: Four part biopic about classic Australian author A.B. Facey (1894-1982). Born in a large impoverished family, uneducated and illiterate, he had to fend for himself since he was eight, and as a recruit in WWI, he was sent to Gallipoli.
Plot: colonialism, world war one, street kid, war
Time: 18th century
Place: australia
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Banished (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: At its heart, Banished is a story of survival. Though it is set in the stark historical reality of the founding of the penal colony in Australia in 1788 after the arrival of the First Fleet, it is not the story of Australia and how it came to be. ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: colony, survival, confined, colonialism, life is a bitch, danger, community, prison, moral dilemma, governor, control, brutality ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s, georgian era
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Ganga Zumba (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life of a runaway slave who founded the Quilombo dos Palmares, an outlaw community of Brazilian slaves.
Plot: colonialism, slavery, african, freedom
Place: brazil
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500 Nations (1995)
Genre: History
Country: USA
Duration: 374 min.
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Story: 500 Nations is a documentary which explores the history of the indigenous peoples of North and Central America, from pre-Colombian times, through the period of European contact and colonization, to the end of the 19th century and the subjugation of ...
Style: disturbing, contemplative, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: native american, conquering, fight for supremacy, battles, contact, tribe, research, massacre, religions or cults, native americans, native, society ...
Time: 17th century, 15th century, 16th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: latin america, usa
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Frontier (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in late 18th century Canada. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations might be resolved with ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, exciting, harsh
Plot: native american, rivalry, trafficking, intrigue, indigenous people, fur, fight for supremacy, crimes, society, first nations, biracial
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Place: canada
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First Fruits (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Duration: 66 min.
Story: In 1732, two young Moravians leave their comfortable community of Hernhut, Germany, to bring the Gospel to the slaves in the West Indies.
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story about two half-sisters life in the eighteenth century Suriname. There is Lynda, a white colonial and slave owner, and her slave Mini-Mini's. While Lynda is slowly embittered by the hard life in the colony, Mini-Mini gets a chance at ...
Style: captivating, touching, serious, realistic
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Emma Hamilton (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Making of a Lady: The Story of Lady Hamilton is a 1968 historical drama film directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Michèle Mercier, Richard Johnson and John Mills.[1] It was based on the novel La San-Felice by Alexandre Dumas and depicts the ...
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The Adams Chronicles (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 50 min.
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Style: epic, emotional, captivating, exciting, tense ...
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Time: ancient history
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Queen Insoo (2011)
Genre: History
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Duration: 70 min.
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Sons of Liberty (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
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Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic, tense ...
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Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace (2018)
Genre: Drama, History
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The Slave Hunters (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
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Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological
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Krotoa (2017)
Genre: History
Country: South Africa
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Krotoa, a feisty, bright, 11-year-old girl is removed from her close-knit Khoi tribe to serve Jan van Riebeeck, her uncle’s trading partner and the first Governor of the Cape Colony. She is brought into the first Fort established by the Dutch East ...
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Against the Wind (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
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Story: Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her ...
Style: captivating, emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: longing, settlement, hopes, master and servant, love and romance, youth, coming of age, politics, society, state affairs, human spirit, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s, 1790s, 1800s
Place: australia, new south wales, ireland
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Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
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Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: uplifting, realistic, thought provoking, touching, emotional ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, human spirit, interracial relations, family history, escape attempt, freedom, discrimination, injustice, social problems ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1860s, 1820s, 70s
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The Seekers (1979)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
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Story: The sons and grandchildren of Philip Kent make a life for themselves in America.
Plot: publishing house, family relations, sibling, american revolution, dysfunctional family
Time: 18th century
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TURN: Washington's Spies (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The story of New York farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring, an unlikely group of spies who turn the tide in America’s fight for independence.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american revolution, spy, army, period piece, historical character, political unrest, rebellion, ambition, undercover, rivalry, treason, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
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The Last Supper (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: A pious plantation owner attempts to teach Christianity to 12 of his slaves by inviting them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper.
Style: witty, disturbing, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, racism, landlord, christianity, slavery, plantation, culture clash, interracial relations, satire, discrimination, rebelliousness, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century
Place: cuba, latin america
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Catherine the Great (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: This four-part historical drama follows the end of Catherine the Great's reign and her affair with Russian military leader Grigory Potemkin that helped shape the future of Russian politics.
Style: based on true events, realistic, disturbing, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: palace intrigue, russian history, empress, historical character, russian empire, queen, power struggle, ambitious woman, court intrigue, state affairs, lovers, female protagonist ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ottoman empire, russia
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Let Them Eat Cake (1999)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Let Them Eat Cake is a British sitcom that aired on BBC One in 1999. Starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, it is one of the few programmes in which French and Saunders have appeared which they did not create themselves.
Style: parody, sitcom, alternative comedy
Plot: maid, aristocrat, palace, innuendo, french revolution, homosexual, chateau, farce, satire, rivalry, aristocracy, servant ...
Time: 1700s, 1780s, 18th century
Place: france, versailles
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