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Over Sarith En Caesar (2013)
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Over Sarith En Caesar (2013)
Original name: Hoe Duur Was de Suiker
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Germany, South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story about two half-sisters life in the eighteenth century Suriname. There is Lynda, a white colonial and slave owner, and her slave Mini-Mini's. While Lynda is slowly embittered by the hard life in the colony, Mini-Mini gets a chance at her own happiness. The question is, if she dares to seize that chance, as this happiness is at the expense of her mistress and half sister?
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: slavery, half sister, slave auction, plantation, imperialism, first love, marriage, rebelliousness, rebellion, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, society, estate, master and servant, colony, parents and children, interracial relations, siblings relations, strong female presence, defiant, power relations, child, female nudity, slave ...
Time: 18th century
Place: latin america, caribbean

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about society, rebellion, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, rebelliousness and state affairs mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Over Sarith En Caesar: Tula: The Revolt (2013), Roots (1977), The Last Supper (1976), Amistad (1997), A City of Sadness (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tula: The Revolt (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands Antilles, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 'Tula, The Revolt' is an international English spoken feature length movie about the leader of the big slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795.
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: rebellion, island, fighting the system, heroes, leadership, rebelliousness, political unrest, revolution, peaceful mission, injustice, interracial relations, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean
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Roots (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
TV show
Story: African teen Kunta Kinte, brought to America to be enslaved, and the generations of his family.
Style: uplifting, realistic, thought provoking, touching, emotional ...
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, american civil war, human spirit, interracial relations, family history, escape attempt, freedom, discrimination, injustice, social problems ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1860s, 1820s, 70s
Place: usa, tennessee, africa, england
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The Last Supper (1976)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Cuba
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A pious plantation owner attempts to teach Christianity to 12 of his slaves by inviting them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper.
Style: witty, disturbing, biting, thought provoking, cynical ...
Plot: rebellion, racism, slavery, plantation, landlord, christianity, interracial relations, religions or cults, righting the wronged, culture clash, discrimination, rebelliousness ...
Time: 18th century
Place: cuba, latin america
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88%
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Amistad (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In 1839, the slave ship Amistad set sail from Cuba to America. During the long trip, Cinque leads the slaves in an unprecedented uprising. They are then held prisoner in Connecticut, and their release becomes the subject of heated debate. Freed ...
Style: touching, emotional, political, serious, captivating ...
Plot: slavery, slave trade, rebellion, interracial relations, dignity, mutiny, idealism, dishonesty, righting the wronged, freedom, social injustice, humanity ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era, 1830s, 1840s
Place: cuba, usa, africa, boston, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A City of Sadness (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Soon after Japan relinquishes control of Taiwan in 1945, the Lin brothers face hardships from the changing culture. Bar owner Wen-heung (Chen Sown-yung), the eldest brother, falls foul of local gangsters, Wen-sun disappears, and Wen-leung, scarred ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: family relations, mute or deaf, family life, political unrest, wartime life, family in danger, rebelliousness, siblings relations, rebellion, life is a bitch, state affairs, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, epic, bleak
Plot: rebellion, christianity, rebel, religions or cults, life is a bitch, society, political unrest, rebelliousness, state affairs, tragic event, war, knife in the chest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway
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Aristocrats (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Aristocrats draws back the curtain on an 18th century English family near the summit of society, revealing a tapestry of romance, prejudice, infidelity, and revolution.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, politics, rich and poor, family relations, royal family, siblings relations, state affairs, romance, high society, infidelity, power relations, intrigue ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
Place: england, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy and prosperous family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, this pious, upstanding man raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: injustice, folk hero, rebellion, vengeance, rebelliousness, revolution, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, society, social differences, price of justice, justice ...
Time: 16th century
Place: france, europe
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62%
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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended. In ...
Style: epic, touching, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, discrimination, injustice, slavery, interracial relations, politics, life is a bitch, state affairs, journalism, lifestyle, hopes, social worker ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, 20th century, 1960s, 1860s
Place: southern usa, louisiana, usa
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The Story of Jacob and Joseph (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film recounts the tales of the Biblical figures, Jacob and Joseph. The first part tells the story of Jacob fleeing his tribe when he cheats his brother out of his birthright, gets cheated himself in his exile years while learning of the need to ...
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, biblical
Plot: anti heroes, society, betrayal, rise to the top, anti hero, royal family, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, family relations, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
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The Mission (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a Spanish Jesuit goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region, a slave hunter is converted and joins his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to ...
Style: epic, thought provoking, realistic, harsh, based on true events ...
Plot: slavery, mission, clergy, jungle, native americans, punishment, hopes, wilderness, murder, interracial relations, peaceful mission, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century
Place: south america, argentina, brazil, portugal, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Blind Sunflowers (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ourense, Spain, 1940. Every time that Elena locks the door, she locks her secrets. Her husband Ricardo spend years hidden in his house with his children (Elenita and Lorenzo), trying to dodge persecution. Salvador, a priest confused after battling ...
Style: emotional, touching, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: repression, secret, confession, survival, family relations, life is a bitch, clergy, obsession, parents and children, republican, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Minor Leap Down (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nahal is around thirty and in her fourth month of pregnancy. During a routine check-up she learns that her baby has died and she now faces a curettage abortion in two days’ time. When she tries to address the subject, neither her mother nor her ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: rebellion, life is a bitch, estrangement, family relations, society, rebelliousness, strong female presence, miscarriage, pregnancy, unfulfillment, depression, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Religion (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story is based in Banaras and is about a Hindu Priest Chaturvedi (Pankaj Kapoor) who follows the scriptures to practice Hindu religion. When a child is abandon by a woman and brought in his house by his daughter - after initial hesitation but ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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58%
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Strike (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In poverty, she found strength. In oppression, she found courage. In solidarity, she found a reason to believe again. Acclaimed German actress Katharina Thalbach (THE TIN DRUM, SOPHIE’S CHOICE) stars in this hard-hitting historical drama set during ...
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Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
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Blessed (2009)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seven lost children wander the night streets while their mothers await their return home.
Style: touching, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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56%
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Mayerling (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (Omar Sharif) clashes with his father, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria (James Mason), over implementing progressive policies for their country. Ava Gardner plays his mother Empress Elisabeth. Rudolf soon feels he is ...
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Plot: tragic love, infidelity, forbidden love, politics, revolution, royal family, romance, rebelliousness, fall in love, society, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
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Groenten uit Balen (2011)
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
King of the Hill (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after his mother is committed to a sanatorium with tuberculosis. His father, a ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Im Kölner Stadtteil Ehrenfeld lebt eine Gruppe von Arbeiterkindern kurz vor Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs ihren ganz eigenen Alltag. Die selbsternannten „Edelweißpiraten“ träumen von einer gerechten Welt und sehnen sich nach der unbeschwerten ...
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55%
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad (1994)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A number of slaves risk their lives to escape their masters with their only help coming from the famous secret slave escape network.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: chase, interracial relations, racism, adventure, rebellion, fugitives, society, chases and races, on the run, hopes, danger, injustice ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Mink is a black man in Canada who has built a very successful livery business, and enjoys a white wife and a beautiful daughter, Mary. An excellent match is arranged with an American businessman, but when he takes his new wife Mary across the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Waiting for Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who has ignited an insurrection, is arrested in ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, epic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Gandhi, My Father (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: India, UK, South Africa, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: With Gandhi My Father, producer Anil Kapoor and director Feroz Abbas Khan have shed light onto Gandhi the person, rather than Gandhi the icon. Using Gandhi’s political career as a canvas, the film paints a picture of his intricate, complex, and ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: racism, tragedy, human spirit, rebelliousness, fighting the system, rebellion, rise to the top, political unrest, redemption, parents and children, family relations, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 30s ...
Place: india, africa, south africa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Blame it on Fidel (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Plot: radical, politics, family life, political unrest, family problems, journalism, hopes, immigrants, state affairs, parents and children, dysfunctional family, abortion ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cuba, chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Hidden Life (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young girl, born and raised in an isolated farm, is brought to a small town to live with her cousins, her only relatives. Once in town, she encounters great difficulty adapting to city life.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: social differences, country girl, teaching the ways of the world, society, master and servant, youth, power relations, estate, strong female presence, family relations, urban setting, changing lives ...
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Everlasting Moments (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: photographer, family relations, jail, family problems, artist, dysfunctional family, feminism, female protagonist, photo shoot, unrequited love, working class, female photographer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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54%
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2011)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China, USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
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53%
Les Miserables (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: french revolution, redemption, tragic love, revolution, bishop, going straight, society, rivalry, on the run, rise to the top, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%