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The Unburied Man (2004)
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The Unburied Man (2004)
Original name: A temetetlen halott
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: One of the doyennes of Hungarian film deals with a dark period of national history: the Soviet regime in Hungary. She portrays it through the fate of the former prime minister and national hero, Imre Nagy. The script is based on the diary written by Imre Nagy, and the memories of his daughter, Erzsébet Nagy, as well as authentic documents and records.
Plot: female director, josef stalin, revolution, torture, brutality, rat, exile, doctor, communism, death sentence, rain, disease, skeleton, hate, dictatorship, adolescence, democracy, interrogation, speech, jail, hanging, grave, terror, atrocity, stalinism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1956
Place: italy, soviet union, budapest, romania, hungary, central europe, budapest hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about communism, politics, communist, revolution, socialism, female director and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, History and Biography genres. Some movies like The Unburied Man: General Nil (2009), Just Like at Home (1978), Allegro Barbaro (1979), The Magnate (1987), Hungarian Rhapsody (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: female director, hungarian, celebration, diary, statue, politics, josef stalin, socialism, new year's eve, demonstration, autobiography, newsreel footage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: soviet union, hungary, budapest hungary, budapest
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General Nil (2009)
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: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: trial, army general, communism, assassination, moral dilemma, secret service, arrest, imprisonment, prison, interrogation, post war, death sentence ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: poland, siberia
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Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: female director, family relations, girl man relationship, getting home, girl, father daughter relationship, children, surrogate father, hungarian, infatuation
Place: hungary
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Allegro Barbaro (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Zsadányi flees from the authorities with his goddaughter, Bankós Mari, and they escape into the forest. The film then skips ahead thirty-fold years: Zsadány and Mari are now lovers, with the sound of war in the background halting their romance. ...
Plot: execution, politics, love, murder, class struggle
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The Magnate (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 171 min.
Story: This Polish historical drama film traces the fascinating saga of a wealthy, princely Polish dynasty in years 1900-1935.
Style: family saga
Plot: prince, dynasty, monarchy, nazism, sexually frustrated woman, falling, wheelchair bound, nazi, cuckold, sex with stepmother, man in a wheelchair, sexually dissatisfied wife ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1930s, pre world war two ...
Place: poland
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55%
Hungarian Rhapsody (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The movie portrays a peasant revolt in Hungary in the early twentieth century.
Plot: class struggle, russian roulette, male nudity, murder, politics
Place: hungary
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80 Hussars (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a regiment of Hungarian hussars stationed in Poland. The hussars, mostly ordinary men, have heard news of the uprising and wish to return to the homeland to defend the newly independent country. The Empire, on the other ...
Plot: patriotism, bravery, army, revolution, desertion, political oppression
Time: 1800s
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49%
Diary for My Loves (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A continuation of "Diary for My Children," the film picks up in 1950, when Juli, the diarist, is 18 and determined to become a movie director.
Plot: female director, revolution, prison, family relations, film school, autobiography, deportation, controversy, socialism, communism, politics, communist ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, moscow russia, budapest
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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 ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: trial, cell, czech history, woman wearing glasses, death sentence, european history, communism, female lawyer, maid, strong female lead, arrested, jail cell ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
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45%
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Shivers (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in the early 1950's, during the Stalin's Personality Cult. The story opens in a provincial town. Tomek's father, a former member of the Home Army is arrested so the mother is left with the task of raising two kids alone. The ...
Plot: communism, suicide, father son relationship, teenager, sex, children, police, death of boy, brother sister relationship, limp, teenage girl, propaganda ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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44%
The Feasts of Valtasar, or The Night with Stalin (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dance troupe from the autonomous region of Abkhazia in western Georgia perform for Stalin, Lavrentiy Beria, Abkhaz leader Nestor Lakoba, and other high-ranking party officials in the Black Sea coastal town of Gagra.
Plot: josef stalin, stalinism, dictator
Place: georgia (former ussr), soviet union, caucasus
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An Ordinary Execution (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During the last days of Stalin's reign, a doctor (Marina Hands) tries to go unnoticed in a society of mutual dread where a neighbour or colleague might "denounce" you to the authorities at any moment.But tales of her healing touch ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, realistic, tense ...
Plot: head of state, power relations, moral dilemma, doctors and patients, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, josef stalin, dictator, suffering, illness, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
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39%
A Szerencse lányai (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story of a mother who had to change her profession from a teacher to a high class prostitute to make a living.
Plot: female director, customer, female teacher, prostitute, emigrant, prostitution, pimp, mother daughter relationship
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, totalitarian regime, artist, port, anti communist, police station, male female relationship, defection, informant, writers, typist, desertion ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s, 60s
Place: bucharest, romania, paris france
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Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, contemplative
Plot: strike, working class, dishonesty, rebellion, fighting the system, rebelliousness, political corruption, workplace situations, idealism, against the odds, political unrest, society ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe
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38%
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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.
Plot: retro, josef stalin, suicide, communism, moral dilemma, statue, european history, memorial, czech history, artist, monument, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, central europe
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37%
The Eternal Road (2017)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Estonia, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct ...
Plot: immigrants, great depression, kidnapping, violence, communism, informant, escape, return home, socialist, arrested, beating, summary execution ...
Time: year 1937, year 1938, 1930s
Place: soviet union
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Seven Songs from the Tundra (2000)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Finland's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2000
Style: based on true events
Plot: nomad, female director, nature, soldier, indigenous people, oppression, fishing, reindeer, socialism, parent child relationship, marriage, folk song ...
Time: 20th century
Place: soviet union, siberia
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 245 min.
Story: Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
Style: epic, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, countryside, execution, idealism, socialism, leadership, ambition, war, society, fall in love ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1940s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
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Beginning of an Unknown Era (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Ukraine
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Two young directors adapted the short stories of two Russian authors whose works had been banned for decades, and so their film ended up in the censor’s vault as well – for twenty years. Both tales look back to the post-revolutionary era, and ...
Plot: female director, rain, motorcycle, communism, cow, criminal gang, soldier, hopes, train, bolshevik, head bashed in, civil war ...
Time: 1920s
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34%
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The Exam (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to Hungary, Christmas 1957. The state, shaken and insecure by the defeated revolution of 1956 and prodded by a renewed Stalinist atmosphere, has decreed that all security personnel must take an exam to challenge and verify their loyalty. But ...
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: secret police, informant, christmas eve, investigation, secret agents, surveillance, mystery, political repression, stalinism, police station, co worker co worker relationship, photograph ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: budapest, europe, hungary, budapest hungary
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The Round-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a detention camp in Hungary in 1869 at a time of guerilla campaigns against the ruling Austrians.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, prison life, rebellion, life is a bitch, confined, snitch, escape attempt, political unrest, psychological torment, suppression, military enlistment, political oppression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, budapest hungary, central europe
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Diary for My Children (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical story of a young woman's life in Budapest under Stalin.
Plot: female director, artist, death of mother, childhood, friendship, factory, socialism, communism, school, bitterness, crush, autobiography ...
Time: 1930s, 1950s, year 1947, 1940s, 50s
Place: budapest, central europe, eastern europe, moscow russia, budapest hungary
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The Death of Stalin (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Canada, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin dies in 1953, his parasitic cronies square off in a frantic power struggle to become the next Soviet leader. Among the contenders are the dweebish Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria ...
Style: banned film, satirical, political comedy
Plot: political satire, socialism, josef stalin, military, death, chaos, repression, power struggle, funeral, parody, satire, dictator ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1949, year 1964, year 1953 ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, siberia, moscow russia
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Children of Glory (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Sport, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Children of Glory will commemorate Hungary's heroic Revolution of 1956, and takes place in Budapest and at the Melbourne Olympic Games in October and November of that year. While Soviet tanks were destroying Hungary, the Hungarian water polo ...
Style: captivating, rough, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, revolution, resistance, rebellion, human spirit, wartime life, contests and competitions, ambition, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, athlete's life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: hungary, australia, europe, soviet union, melbourne ...
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April Captains (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.
Style: rough, tense, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: revolution, rebellion, dictatorship, family relations, state affairs, politics, military coup, war, rebelliousness, siblings relations, political unrest, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa, angola
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St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal activities, Italian International member Giulio Manieri holds on to his political ideals while struggling against madness in the loneliness of his prison cell.
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: revolution, politics, political unrest, prison, introspection, chaos and mayhem, human spirit, moral dilemma, self discovery, prison life, haunted by the past, solitary ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
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Charlatan (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Ireland, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Style: non-linear
Plot: gay, diagnosis, arrested, closeted homosexual, closeted gay, pursuit, village, job interview, courtroom, politics, communism, czech history ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: central europe
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Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The social ferment in late 19th century Russia which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution is movingly portrayed in this lengthy historical drama, which is very faithful to the 1907 novel The Mother by the celebrated Marxist writer Maxim Gorky ...
Plot: assassin, socialist, protest march, communism, murder of mother, russian soldier, death of husband, demonstration, father son relationship, suicide, jail, informant ...
Place: russia, siberia, ussr
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28%
The Broken Crown (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a Spain consumed by ambition and power, the future of an empire depends of the mind state of a single woman.
Style: exciting, romantic, sentimental, captivating
Plot: kingdom, palace intrigue, king, queen, duke, power, court intrigue, aristocracy, princess, politics, ceremony, ambition ...
Time: 1500s, 16th century, 17th century
Place: spain, central europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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