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The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
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The Photographer of Mauthausen (2018)
Original name: El fotógrafo de Mauthausen
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Spanish photographer Francesc Boix, imprisoned in the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, works in the SS Photographic Service. Between 1943 and 1945, he hides, with the help of other prisoners, thousands of negatives, with the purpose of showing the freed world the atrocities committed by the Nazis, exhaustively documented. He will be a key witness during the Nuremberg Trials.
Style: thought provoking, rough, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, nazism, photographer, world war two, spanish civil war, slave labor, nazi, concentration camp survivor, nazi occupation, prisoner, camera, holocaust survivor, republican, nazi war criminal, torture, cremation, execution, nazi concentration camp, communist
Time: 1940s
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and bleak films with plots about holocaust, world war two, nazi, jewish, concentration camp, war and against humanity mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Photographer of Mauthausen: The Zookeeper's Wife (2017), The Round Up (2010), Sobibor (2018), Schindler's List (1993), The Pianist (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Jan and Antonina Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the Nazi invasion.
Style: rough, factual, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, zoo, flirting, husband wife relationship, hiding place, smuggler, nazi, caged animal, strong female character, happy ending, female protagonist ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: poland, warsaw poland, central europe
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The Round Up (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: France, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1942. Joseph is eleven. And this June morning, he must go to school, a yellow star sown on his chest. He receives the support of a goods dealer. The mockery of a baker. Between kindness and contempt, Jo, his Jewish friends, their families, learn of ...
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Plot: holocaust, nazism, concentration camp, injustice, against humanity, genocide, survival, anti semitism, danger, occupation, wartime life, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, vichy, germany
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Sobibor (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the true story, international historical project “Sobibor” is dedicated to the heroism of the Soviet o cer Alexander Pechersky. During the great Patriotic war, being in a Nazi concentration camp Sobibor he managed to do the impossible ...
Style: rough, based on true events, factual, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, escape, holocaust survivor, concentration camp, killings, holocaust, rebellion, barefoot woman, shoah, mass murder, russian abroad ...
Time: 1940s
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Schindler's List (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 195 min.
Story: The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, concentration camp, genocide, rescue, against humanity, ghetto, jewish, anti semitism, wartime, nazi, war ...
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The Pianist (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, War
Country: UK, France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he ...
Style: bleak, emotional, suspense, contemplative, heartbreaking ...
Plot: survival, holocaust, nazi, pianist, world war two, ghetto, against humanity, nazi occupation, anti semitism, genocide, jewish, nazism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s ...
Place: poland, germany, europe, warsaw poland, central europe
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Witnesses (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, France, Poland, Israel
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film tells about the history of the Holocaust through the stories of its unwitting Witnesses.
Style: thought provoking, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: holocaust, world war two, nazi, concentration camp, ss officer, violin, anti war, german shepherd, society, nazi concentration camp, shoes, jewish
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their family once again.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: ss, holocaust, brother brother relationship, jewish, nazi occupation, nazi, german soldier, world war two, soldier, danger, military, fear ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, nice france
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Colette (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Arnost Lustig was one of the world's most renowned literary authors of our times. Lustig's novel 'A girl from Antwerp' upon which our film Colette is based, draws on the author's personal Nazi Concentration Camp experience ...
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, tense
Plot: holocaust, auschwitz, world war two, prisoner, concentration camp, execution, sex scene, doctor, love and romance, danger, couples, society ...
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naked Among Wolves (German: Nackt unter Wölfen) is a German drama film directed by Philipp Kadelbach in 2015. It is based on the novel of the same name by Bruno Apitz, which was published in 1958 by the East German Publishing house. It was created ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, psychological, ambiguous ending
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Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: germany
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Perlasca: The Courage of a Just Man (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 197 min.
Story: It is the real story of Giorgio Perlasca (Luca Zingaretti). During the 1920s he was an Italian Fascist supporter, fighting in Africa an in the Spanish civil war where he deserved a safe conduct for Spanish embassies. After some years, disillusioned ...
Style: disturbing, serious, emotional, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, idealism, genocide, hopes, deportation, concentration camp, nazism, fighting the system, wartime life, life is a bitch, nazi occupation, political unrest ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
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Duration: 150 min.
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Style: uplifting, sincere, emotional, bleak, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, survival, world war two, confined, escapades, siblings relations, against humanity, life is a bitch, heroes, sexual abuse, family in danger ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 145 min.
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Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, ghetto, nazi, communist, soldier, world war two, jewish, escape, male nudity, violence, immigration ...
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The Last Train (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 123 min.
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Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, nazism, danger, life is a bitch, pow, war, confined, world war two, concentration camp, brutality, train ride ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
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Genre: Drama, History, War
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Duration: 143 min.
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The Grey Zone (2001)
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, factual, depressing ...
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Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 126 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, genocide, life is a bitch, prison, confined, prison life, courtroom drama, society, courtroom, investigation, crimes ...
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, emotional, suspense, tense ...
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Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
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Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, forgery, world war two, counterfeit money, survival, anti semitism, jewish, german, war crime, nazi, nazi germany ...
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: epic, realistic, tense, thought provoking, emotional ...
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The White Rose (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a small group of students at Munich University begin to question the decisions and sanity of Germany's Nazi government. The students form a resistance cell which they name the "White Rose" after a ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: world war two, resistance, rebellion, war, human spirit, against humanity, state affairs, heroes, confined, life is a bitch, society, urban ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1943, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, california, berlin germany ...
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, tense, disturbing, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: resistance, nazism, german, idealism, politics, historical character, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, against the rules, tragic hero, gestapo ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, east germany, poland ...
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When his family moves from their home in Berlin to a strange new house in Poland, young Bruno befriends Shmuel, a boy who lives on the other side of the fence where everyone seems to be wearing striped pajamas. Unaware of Shmuel's fate as a ...
Style: emotional, touching, heartbreaking, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids
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Olga (2004)
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Country: Brazil
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, bleak ...
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Duration: 113 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, serious, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, human spirit, survival, wartime life, danger, anti semitism, moral dilemma, starting over, confined, life is a bitch, against humanity ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.
Plot: holocaust, lifesaver, starvation, heroes, diplomat, jewish, world war two, captive, prejudice, racism, rescue, nazi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Haven (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: This is the true story of a woman named Ruth Gruber who travels to Europe to help escort 1000 Jewish War victims to the United States. She comes to love and feel sorry for them all, and fights for their rights to live in America.
Style: emotional, sincere, uplifting, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: holocaust, survival, rescue, deportation, anti semitism, immigrants, idealism, fighting the system, heroic mission, human spirit, wartime life, society ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
Place: europe, new york, naples italy, mediterranean sea, harvard university ...
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