Proletarian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant proletarian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, enigmatic, political, talky and captivating films and TV shows about / with proletarian, politics, death, society, husband wife relationship, love, family relations, police, police officer and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in Italy, France, USA and other countries.
proletarian movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as proletarian: The Swissmakers (1978), Hardboiled Egg (1997), Wildflower (2017), The Wanderings of Ivan (2018), Reds (1981), 1900 (1976), Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984), Yesterday's Promise (1994), When We Are All Sleep (2009), Etiquette for Mistresses (2015).

List of proletarian movies

The Swissmakers (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This romantic drama follows two policemen whose job is to investigate the lives of foreigners who have applied for Swiss citizenship. Among the applicants they must screen are a French psychiatrist and his wife, and a ballet dancer. The married ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever
Plot: immigrants, immigration, surveillance, politics, migration, flower shop, italian immigrant, satire, civil servant, xenophobia, dancer, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: switzerland
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Hardboiled Egg (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Piero, from when he was a kid to fatherhood, over the background of the town of Livorno, Tuscany, where the director Virzì was born.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, bittersweet, working class, rich woman poor man, factory worker, teenage love, dysfunctional family, blue collar, proletarian, oil refinery, puberty, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tuscany, italy, europe
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Wildflower (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Wildflower is a Philippine revenge drama television series starring Maja Salvador, together with an ensemble cast. The show originally aired on ABS-CBN, and worldwide on The Filipino Channel, from February 13, 2017 to February 9, 2018.
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, enigmatic, surprise ending ...
Plot: paranoia, secret, mysterious woman, revenge, death, murder, friendship, organized crime, money, lie, death of father, serial killer ...
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The Wanderings of Ivan (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: During a beautiful summer, Ivan, a young Russian arriving in Paris, lives in extreme precariousness. Without money, isolated, deprived of everything, victim of general indifference, even rejected by his Orthodox community, he soon left the big city ...
Style: multicultural, homoerotic, avant garde, psychotronic
Plot: lgbt, male prostitution, male prostitute, immigration, gay interest, gay, prostitute, prostitution, immigrants, machismo, insomnia, promiscuous woman ...
Place: paris france
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Reds (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
Style: epic, political, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Plot: journalism, politics, russian revolution, love triangle, communism, romance, adaptation, idealism, revolutionary, world war one, american abroad, political unrest ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, year 1917, 20th century, year 1918 ...
Place: russia, california, new york, st. petersburg russia, usa ...
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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, disturbing, thought provoking, compassionate, serious ...
Plot: fascism, italian history, world war two, politics, revolution, brutality, friendship, socialist, communism, class struggle, worker, peasant ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, victorian era ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
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Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: distopia, brainwashing, surveillance, totalitarianism, politics, future dystopia, torture, technology, female nudity, fascism, political corruption, society ...
Time: future, year 1984, 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: london, england, europe, britain, united kingdom
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Yesterday's Promise (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Three strong-willed sisters face tough choices.
Style: suspense, political thriller
Plot: murder of friend, proletarian, brutality, insanity, land grab, police officer, mansion, propaganda, mass murder, bloodbath, politics, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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When We Are All Sleep (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Chakameh who has lost both her husband and child in a car accident meets a guy who recently been released from prison. While she is under pressure from the lawyers to compromise with the arrested driver, the guy told her his story of why getting ...
Plot: taboo, proletarian, rain, staircase, writers, strength, hitman, store, movie actress, junkie, legal, sleeping ...
Place: iran, tehran iran
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Etiquette for Mistresses (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story and friendship of five wealthy and successful women Georgia, Chloe, Stella, Charley, and the newest in the group Ina. The four older women take Ina under their wing as they teach her the "rules" in their "secret" world. ...
Style: surprise ending, feel good, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: paranoia, husband wife relationship, mistress, love triangle, family relations, paranoid schizophrenia, political intrigue, deception, politics, friendship between girls, feud, politician ...
Place: the philippines
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Red Wood Pigeon (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Michele is the leader of the Italian communist party and a professional water polo player. On this day he's just lost his memory following a (very stupid) car accident. So he has to discover the intricacies of his life again, and he does so ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, psychological, humorous
Plot: memory loss, swimming, surrealism, television, politics, satire, identity crisis, mother son relationship, political satire, character study, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
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The War Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of Spanish refugees try to organize protests from France. Their network is under constant threat by the police and some of them have recently been arrested. The main character (played by Yves Montand) dedicated his whole life to the battle ...
Style: political, thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, female nudity, spanish civil war, revolution, spanish history, time travel, protest, idealism, franco regime (francoism), coincidence, one more chance ...
Time: 60s, year 1965
Place: paris france, spain, france, europe, brazil ...
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Three Brothers (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional, touching ...
Plot: terrorism, mafia, funeral, death, family relations, hopes, peasant, social worker, farm, family problems, estrangement, dealing with death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, germany, rome italy ...
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Lulu the Tool (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. The accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, political ...
Plot: factory worker, working class, factory, fighting the system, rebellion, power relations, rebelliousness, social differences, workplace situations, boss and employee, anarchist, fired from the job ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
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The Red Violin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Italy, USA, UK, Austria
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into ...
Style: enigmatic, epic, suspense, thought provoking, twist ending ...
Plot: classical music, musician, music, mystery, art, drug addiction, multiple storylines, magic realism, violin, sex, violinist, gypsy ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: prussia, shanghai, oxford university, montreal, beijing china ...
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The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.
Style: biblical, stylized, bleak, sexy, harsh ...
Plot: jesus, religion, catholic, christian, god, faith, betrayal, christianity, bible, christmas, gender bending, liberation theology ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, ancient greece, vatican, palestine, israel ...
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Together (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, and goes to live with her brother, Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. Living in this leftist commune Elisabeth learns that the world can be viewed from ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hippie, commune, love, lesbian, friendship, utopia, idealism, gay, ideology, lifestyle, lgbt, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, 20th century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia
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Sunshine (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, Austria, Canada, Hungary, France, UK, USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, dramatic, political ...
Plot: holocaust, jewish, anti semitism, world war two, nazi, sex scene, society, political unrest, family life, siblings relations, politics, public humiliation ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, 20th century, 90s, 50s ...
Place: hungary, eastern europe, israel, serbia, europe ...
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Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, slasher, gothic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, supernatural, mystery, psychopath, mental illness, haunted by the past, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, lebanon, australia ...
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Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution. She brings her teenage son Ettore (Ettore Garofolo), who ...
Style: neorealism, serious, realistic, art house, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, youth, family relations, redemption, prostitution, life is a bitch, parents and children, friendship, thief, hopes, human nature, single mother ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, tokyo, mexico
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A Place in the World (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a clinic with Nelda, a progressive nun. Into this idealistic ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: village life, anarchist, geologist, professor, family relations, nun, coming of age, countryside, idealism, peasant, social relations, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, madrid, spain, paris france ...
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Little Athens (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A day in Athens, Arizona, as teens and twenty-somethings navigate life without a compass. Jimmy has gambling debts and sees a chance to steal and sell a dead-man's stash of drugs. The corpse's cousin smells a rat. Jessica, who is ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: youth, friendship, eviction, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, juvenile delinquency, family relations, crimes, drug dealing, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, compassionate, emotional, breathtaking ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, assassination, tennis, family relations, unrequited love, brother sister relationship, jewish, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: italy, poland, germany, israel, europe ...
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Germinal (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 160 min.
Story: It's mid 19th century, north of France. The story of a coal miner's town. They are exploited by the mine's owner. One day the decide to go on strike, and then the authorities repress them
Style: political, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, cerebral ...
Plot: revolution, mining, working class, labor union, fighting the system, anarchist, unemployment, love, violence, death, justice, poverty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, tokyo, europe, flanders
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Rosa Luxemburg (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Wronke Prison, 1916. Social democrat Rosa Luxemburg faces a mock execution. Twenty years earlier, Rosa's political gifts are acknowledged by everyone, as she struggles for democratic government in Germany and revolution in Poland. There she ...
Style: political, suspense, feminist film, political thriller
Plot: women, anarchist, world war one, revolutionary, woman, communism, judaism, capitalism, socialist, gender, german history, reform ...
Time: year 1916
Place: berlin germany, germany
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Dangerous Moves (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: World Chess Champion Akiva Liebskind (Michel Piccoli) faces his former pupil Pavius Fromm (Alexandre Arbatt), who defected to the West from the Soviet Union five years earlier, for the World Chess Championship in Geneva, Switzerland. The tension and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: chess, prodigy, politics, rivalry, state affairs, contests and competitions, kgb, moral dilemma, cold war, communism, champion, mathematician ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, moscow russia, geneva switzerland, israel, lithuania
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Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: clever, humorous, allegory, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Plot: revolution, satire, politics, dark humor, farce, communism, insanity, male nudity, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: australia, russia, latvia, sydney australia, moscow russia ...
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The Battle on the River Neretva (1969)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia, Italy, West Germany, USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In January 1943 the German army, afraid of an Allied invasion of the Balkans, launched a great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for the Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, bleak, rough ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, war, tank, judaism, battles, river battle, against the odds, wartime life, battle zone, adventure, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
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The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, talky, disturbing ...
Plot: poverty, unemployment, prostitution, prostitute, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, post world war two, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, tokyo, japan, europe
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Carry on at Your Convenience (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the tale of industrial strife at WC Boggs' Lavatory factory. Vic Spanner is the union representative who calls a strike at the drop of a hat; eventually everyone has to get fed up with him. This is also the ideal opportunity for lots of ...
Style: political, parody, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, labor union, factory, picket line, seaside, worker, horse race, bet, mother, social satire, coach, strike ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, brighton
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