Movies and TV shows like De Stille Kracht

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De Stille Kracht (1974)
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De Stille Kracht (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Louis Couperus, De Stille Kracht is set at the end of the nineteenth century and concerns the cultural gap between East and West, that is between the Netherlands and their colony on Java. The Dutch colonists, who nominally rule Java, realize that the island maintains its own natural order by way of a hidden force, goena goena, a term denoting magic as well as depths of eastern cultures that westerners cannot probe The original novel contemplated the Dutch people's inability to adapt to the culture and environment of their colony in what is now Indonesia. (Wikipedia)
Plot: colonialism, paranormal phenomena, black magic
Time: 19th century
Place: indonesia

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TV show
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Country: USA
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TV show
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