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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: ussr, italy, budapest, romania, hungary, central europe, budapest hungary ...

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Most similar movies to The Unburied Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and contemplative films with plots about communism, politics, communist, revolution, female director, socialism and arrest 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), A Szerencse lányai (1999). 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, celebration, new year's eve, parade, hungarian, statue, communism, politics, communist, court, archive footage, autobiography ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: ussr, soviet union, budapest hungary, 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: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: army general, trial, court, moral dilemma, secret service, imprisonment, communism, assassination, arrest, interrogation, post war, death sentence ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: siberia, poland
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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, class struggle, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, nazism, monarchy, sexually frustrated woman, man in a wheelchair, wheelchair bound, nazi, cuckold, sex with stepmother, falling, sexually dissatisfied wife ...
Time: 1900s, 1940s, 1910s, pre world war two, 1920s ...
Place: poland
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52%
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, prostitute mother, prostitution, emigrant, pimp, russian immigrant, mother daughter relationship, prostitute, female teacher
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49%
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: russian roulette, class struggle, politics, male nudity, murder
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: bravery, patriotism, army, revolution, desertion, political oppression
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, politics, communism, family relations, film school, autobiography, revolution, controversy, deportation, diary, socialism, prison ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, budapest, moscow russia
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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, emotional, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, doctors and patients, head of state, power relations, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, dictator, josef stalin, illness, suffering, distopia ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
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43%
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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: child's point of view, ideology, student, teenage girl, love interest, education, brother sister relationship, police, fight, death, teacher, brainwashing ...
Time: post world war two, 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: ussr, soviet union, caucasus, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, totalitarian regime, artist, poetry, betrayal, police station, male female relationship, defection, desertion, informant, writers, typist ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s, 60s
Place: bucharest, paris france, romania
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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: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, touching ...
Plot: politics, jail, husband wife relationship, strong female character, prisoner, trial, court, european history, courtroom, strong female lead, lawyer, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: thought provoking, contemplative, realistic, serious
Plot: strike, working class, journalism, fighting the system, state affairs, workplace situations, against the odds, political unrest, political corruption, rebelliousness, idealism, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, memorial, european history, sculptor, husband wife relationship, communist, monument, suicide, czech history, statue, artist, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: prague, central europe
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1900 (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, friendship, politics, countryside, execution, idealism, italian history, war, society, ambition, leadership, social differences ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, kolkhoz, female director, reindeer, parent child relationship, ideology, tent, fishing, arranged marriage, ritual, nature, statue ...
Time: 20th century
Place: ussr, siberia, soviet union
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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: communism, demonstration, murder of mother, death of husband, protest march, russian soldier, socialist, political activist, forced suicide, jail, revolution, assassin ...
Place: siberia, ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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.
Style: banned
Plot: orphan, communism, communist, female director, death in childbirth, death of father, girl, engineer, death of mother, politics, friend, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, year 1947
Place: moscow russia, eastern europe, budapest hungary, budapest, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: russian civil war, female director, water, civil war, train, rain, soldier, hopes, head bashed in, motorcycle, locomotive, russian revolution ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Burnface (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "Caracremada" ("Burnface" in Catalan), a nickname given by the Spanish Civil Guard to Ramon Vila Capdevila, reflects about the libertarian resistance against Franco's regime through the last active guerrilla fighter. In 1951 ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: dictatorship, death of protagonist, countryside, blackout
Time: year 1951, 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: catalonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dear Comrades! (2020)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Russia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Novocherkassk, USSR, 1962. Liudmila is a Party executive and devout communist who fought at the front of WWII for Stalin’s ideology. Certain that her contribution will create a communist society, she detests any anti-Soviet sentiment. During a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, realistic, psychological
Plot: brutality, rebellion, communism, politics, strike, communist party, labor union, labor strike, riot, anti communism, factory worker, communist ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: prison, prison life, escape attempt, snitch, confined, life is a bitch, rebellion, political unrest, corporal punishment, confession of crime, cavalry, accusation ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, central europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: disturbing, serious, suspense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: secret police, christmas eve, investigation, informant, secret agents, surveillance, mystery, police station, stalinism, political repression, co worker co worker relationship, sex scene ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1957, 20th century
Place: budapest, europe, hungary, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, siblings relations, rebelliousness, political unrest, society, militant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: portugal, africa, angola
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Conspiracy of Torture (1969)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1599 Italy, Beatrice Cenci is the teenage daughter of the crazed landowner and nobleman Francesco Cenci whom he keeps his daughter locked up in the dungeon of his castle and sexually abuses her as well. Beatrice then plots with her stepmother, ...
Plot: murder, castle, vomiting, bandit, stabbed in the eye, pain, sentenced to death, male nudity, teenager, brutality, revenge, hung by wrists ...
Time: 16th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, sport team, revolution, resistance, wartime life, human spirit, rebellion, athlete's life, society, hopes, rivalry, political unrest ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1956
Place: hungary, europe, australia, ussr, melbourne australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Trust (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Finland, Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Film is based on the facts of history about the declaration of independence of the Republic of Finland from Russia. The Grand Duchy of Finland was an autonomous part of the Russian Empire until 1917, when the Russian revolution caused the fall of ...
Plot: independence, lenin, international relations, political prisoner, czar, revolutionary, flashback, politics, politician, trust, male female relationship, demonstration ...
Time: 20th century, year 1917, 1890s, 1910s, 1900s
Place: soviet union, finland, germany, siberia, helsinki finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: revolution, politics, human spirit, chaos and mayhem, introspection, prison, political unrest, moral dilemma, self discovery, prison life, haunted by the past, solitary ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%