Movies like The Wall 2016

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The Wall (2016)
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The Wall (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 73 min.
Story: David Kinsella, funded by the Norwegian Film Institute, arrived in North Korea ready to make a documentary about a young poet at the invitation of the North Korean government, but filming hadn’t gotten very far when Kinsella realized that everything he was filming was fiction not fact, even the young poet. Each day the government brought in extras and staged every scene too essentially create a propaganda film for the country. Not to be deterred Kinsella took the manipulation of his work in stride and started to capture large expanses of industrial areas to alter later with animation and create an amazing film.
Plot: child, concentration camp, deception, totalitarianism, dictatorship, puppet, bigotry, catholicism
Place: north korea, northern ireland, belfast

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and political films with plots about deception, dictatorship, politics, child, nun, concentration camp and religion mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Wall: The Truth Commissioner (2016), A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974), Visit of a President (1961), Nightbreaker (1989), The Game Is Over (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Truth Commissioner (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in a post-Troubles Northern Ireland, The Truth Commissioner follows the fictional story of Henry Stanfield, played by Roger Allam, a career diplomat who has just been appointed as Truth Commissioner to Northern Ireland. Eager to make good as a ...
Plot: politics, intolerance, war crime, ethnic conflict, ira
Place: northern ireland
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A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Andrew Angus Dalrymple's realistic portrait of a British soldier, his Irish lover and her twin sister amidst the strife of Northern Ireland.
Plot: protestant, bomb, catholic, religion, pistol, kidnapping, dead children, sniper, terrorism, children, mistaken identity, mass child killing ...
Place: belfast, northern ireland, ireland
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Visit of a President (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A little boy, craving for his father's attention, imagines a made-up "Mr. President" who looks just like his father but is caring and attentive.
Plot: child, stepmother, imaginary friend, neglected child, jealousy, toys, father child relationship, father son relationship, kindergarten, flashback, toy, cigarette smoking ...
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Nightbreaker (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dr. Alexander Brown (Martin Sheen) arrives in Las Vegas, awarded for his recent medical invention. An ex-G.I. tells Brown he was a test subject during the 1950's, exposed to atomic bomb radiation in the Nevada desert-- will Brown help the man ...
Plot: casino, radiation sickness, mushroom cloud, neurologist, atomic bomb, nuclear testing, deception, pig, duplicity, puppet, radiation, cold war ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: nevada, las vegas
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The Game Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love with her stepson but is driven to the point of madness when her husband tricks the stepson into betraying her.
Plot: revenge, deception, female nudity, exercise, bare breasts, unhappy marriage, sex with stepson, deep cleavage, sexually dissatisfied wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with stepmother, cheating wife ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Monday's Child (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A married couple uproot their entire family and move to Puerto Rico where the familial tree promptly dies in the face of relentless poverty and depression in this down-beat drama, the directorial debut of Argentine filmmaker Torre-Nilsson.
Style: political
Plot: politics, bigotry, ugly american, evil child, natural disaster, third world, prostitution, tragedy, insanity, war
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Time of Indifference (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A penniless countess falls in love with a cad, unaware that he is also involved on the side with her beautiful daughter.
Plot: love triangle, deception, bankruptcy, stockings, affair, mother, daughter, legs
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The real-life story of Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor imprisoned in the notorious Auschwitz death camp of World War II.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, auschwitz, human spirit, survival, wartime life, life is a bitch, against humanity, danger, confined, starting over, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
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The Network of Freedom (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: France, beginning of World War II. Hélène Studler is a nun who has been dedicated to the care of orphans and the abandoned people. But the times have changed, the people are living a whole revolt, the Germansoldiers have entered their city and the ...
Plot: french resistance, resistance, nazi officer, concentration camp, heroes, convent, nun, daughter, religion, nuns
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Autumn Days (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Luisa is a small-town girl who works in the bakery of the widower Don Albino. Luisa dreams of marrying and loves children. Just as Don Albino shows interest in her, Luisa announces that she will marry soon with Carlos, the driver of a rich house ...
Plot: bakery, widower, christmas, deception, nosy neighbor, wedding, loneliness, driver, lie, single woman
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The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Married couples, unable to conceive, are thrilled to find they are going to become parents, thanks to a larger-than-life "miracle doctor" and his unusual treatments.
Plot: sperm donor, artificial insemination, medical malpractice, deception
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Amnesia (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dreaming of a better life, a young woman leaves her country home and moves to the city where she only finds trouble.
Plot: burnt body, bus, soldier, amnesia, rainy night, journalist, conscience, wedding anniversary, garlic, memory, fish market, dictatorship ...
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The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
Plot: blackmail, murder, deception, infidelity, marriage, trial, court
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Evenside Church is an upstanding and venerable institution that has served African-American families in rural Maryland for 200 years. Minister Karl Upton is proud to be its young, up-and-coming assistant pastor. Karl takes the Gospel and his calling ...
Plot: african american, minister, ghost, deception, community, scandal, church, politics
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Trapped In Silence (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A compelling drama about a silent, violent teenager. Kevin suffers from elective mutism and no one has ever heard him utter a word.
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Rooster: Spurs of Death! (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 70's drama about a cock fighter and his son and the goings on of the cockfighting industry.
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Requiem for Dominic (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Requiem for Dominic powerfully portrayed the upheaval in that liminal space between revolution and order. This drama is captured partly on film, partly on video adding to the gritty reality of the time, place and events as they were unfolding in ...
Plot: politics, dictatorship, revolution, demonstration, exile, communism, totalitarian state
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Not in This Town (1997)
Genre: Drama
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The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
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El Censor (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Close-up to the man who censored films during the military dictatorship in Argentina, slightly inspired by the infamous Miguel Paulino Tato.
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Prime Time Soap (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Brazil, in 1978, under the dictatorship, the country lives the euphoria of disco fever and the fantasy life of Dancin' Days, a prime time soap. After a fatal incident, Amanda, a high-class prostitute addicted to TV, and her maid Dora, are ...
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A Sand Castle (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
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The Fool (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A costume drama / satire about financial skull-duggery, and confidence tricksters in both the upper and lower classes in Victorian London. A working class man impersonates a lord who is supposedly very rich and a financial wizard. As such he is ...
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Children of Iron (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
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Playing in the Dark (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
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The Taebaek Mountains (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 168 min.
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Ave María (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the colonial New Spain Ana is a missionary who decides to support the indigenous people.
Plot: religion, female scientist, misogyny, catholic priest, feminist, sexism, period piece, nun, inquisition, catholicism
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Place: mexico
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Kamchatka (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The movie show us how life was in Argentina for dissident people, in the seventies, under the military government.
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: life is a bitch, family life, family in danger, isolation, parents and children, political unrest, confined, youth, society, totalitarianism, parent child relationship, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Missing Star (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France, Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: road movie
Plot: staircase, single mother, bus, rice, grandmother, poverty, translator, child
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36%
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Agnus Dei (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young girl Johanne is left by her mother at a solemn convent school. The school is a strange world to her, and when she feels unable to comply with the demands of faith she faces a difficult decision.
Plot: school, religion, breasts, convent, menstruation, children, nun, topless girl, catholicism, female full frontal nudity, girl
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