90's WWII Movies

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1.
Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
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Bethune has long been a hero in China. Perhaps for reasons of politics and personality, however, his fame in North America lagged far behind... (168 mins.)
Director: Phillip Borsos
 
2.
Come See the Paradise (1990)
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Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936... (138 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
 
3.
Europa Europa (1990)
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A boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth. (112 mins.)
 
4.
Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
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Swedish national Raoul Wallenberg, newcomer to politics and international machinations, travels to German-occupied... (118 mins.)
Director: Kjell Grede
 
5.
Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (1990 TV Movie)
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The movie follows the perspective of several characters (such as Japanese victims, soldiers, American... (100 mins.)
Director: Peter Werner
 
6.
Korczak (1990)
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Account of the last days of life of the legendary Polish pedagogue Janusz Korczak and his heroic dedication... (115 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
7.
A Man Called Sarge (1990)
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In the midst of WWII, a group of half-witted soldiers led by a slightly smarter sergeant, battle the Germans and especially Von Kraut in the desert. (88 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gillard
 
8.
Memphis Belle (1990)
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In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in UK prepares for its 25th and last bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA. (107 mins.)
 
9.
Night of the Fox (1990 TV Movie)
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An American officer on a Landing Craft carrying plans for the Allied invasion of Europe in Normandy takes part on landing maneuvers... (200 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
10.
The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990 TV Movie)
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"The Plot to Kill Hitler" is a historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command... (94 mins.)
 
11.
Prisoners of the Sun (1990)
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The island of Ambon in Indonesia, 1945. During the War, the number of Australian POWs on the island... (108 mins.)
Director: Stephen Wallace
 
12.
Stalingrad (1990)
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The WWII pivotal battle of Stalingrad is shown through the eyes of the soldiers and officers on both sides of the war. (196 mins.)
Director: Yuriy Ozerov
 
13.
Tides of War (1990)
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Nazis aim a secret weapon at the USA during WW2. The only people who can stop it must race against time and overwhelming odds. (91 mins.)
Director: Neil Rossati
 
14.
The Boys from St. Petri (1991)
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A group of school-mates form a resistance group in nazi-occupied Denmark. (111 mins.)
 
15.
De nøgne træer (1991)
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When doctor Christian Borck form a sabotagegroup the young law student Holger Mikkelsen becomes involved in the resistance against the nazis... (104 mins.)
“ AKA: The Naked Trees ” - joe_538
 
16.
December (1991)
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Set in a New England prep school on the day after Pearl Harbor, five close friends must choose whether to stay in school or go to war. Their decisions shock themselves and each other as they must grow up faster than they ever imagined. (93 mins.)
Director: Gabe Torres
 
17.
En dag i oktober (1991)
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This story, based on fact, is about the movement of Danish Jews out of Denmark to neutral Sweden in the 1940's... (97 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Madsen
“ AKA: A Day in October ” - joe_538
 
18.
Heroes II: The Return (1991 TV Movie)
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The true and tragic story of Operation Rimau, one of the most daring raids of WW2. In September 1944... (240 mins.)
Director: Donald Crombie
 
19.
Jeszcze tylko ten las (1991)
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Set in 1942, film opens with an Aryan washerwoman arrival to the Warsaw's ghetto. The Jewish wife she... (86 mins.)
Director: Jan Lomnicki
“ AKA: Just Beyond That Forest ” - joe_538
 
20.
Mediterraneo (1991)
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In WW2, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies an isolated non-strategic Greek island for the duration of the war. (96 mins.)
 
21.
Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (1991 TV Movie)
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True story of the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, its crew's struggle to survive the sharks and exposure, and the captain's scape-goat court-martial. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
 
22.
One Against the Wind (1991 TV Movie)
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Mary Linden works for the French Red Cross in Occupied France during World War II and helps allied soldiers... (96 mins.)
Director: Larry Elikann
 
23.
A Perfect Hero (1991 Mini-Series)
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Flying officer Hugh Fleming is shot down and badly burned during the battle of Britain in September 1940. (60 mins.)
 
24.
Poslední motýl (1991)
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Stage mime Antoine Moreau (Tom Courtenay) is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin... (118 mins.)
Director: Karel Kachyna
 
25.
Rhapsody in August (1991)
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Three generations' responses to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. (98 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
26.
A Midnight Clear (1992)
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This WW2 psychological drama plays out at Christmas. US GIs hold an isolated cabin in the Ardennes against a handful of Germans cut off from their main force. Combat-weary and short of rations, both sides are determined to survive. (108 mins.)
Director: Keith Gordon
 
27.
Pierscionek z orlem w koronie (1992)
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Young soldier of patriotic underground tries to deal with reality of Afrer II World War Poland. (104 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
“ AKA: Ring with a Crowned Eagle ” - joe_538
 
28.
Shining Through (1992)
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An American woman of Irish, Jewish-German parentage goes undercover in Nazi Germany. (132 mins.)
Director: David Seltzer
 
29.
Warsaw: Year 5703 (1992)
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In the winter of 1943 two young Jews, Alek and Fryda, escape, via sewer tunnels, from the atrocities underway in Warsaw ghetto... (110 mins.)
Director: Janusz Kijowski
 
30.
Wszystko, co najwazniejsze... (1992)
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When the war breaks out, renowned Polish-Jewish poet Aleksander Wat leaves Nazi-occupied Warsaw with his wife Ola and their son. In Lviv, however, they are arrested by the Russians and separated. Ola and her son are sent to Siberia. (98 mins.)
Director: Robert Glinski
“ AKA: All That Really Matters ” - joe_538
 
31.
The Last U-Boat (1993 TV Movie)
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In 1945 an advanced type of German U-boat loaded with atomic technology en route for Japan and escorted by Japanese naval officers receives news that Germany has capitulated. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Beyer
 
32.
Dieppe (1993 TV Movie)
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A dramatization of the failed World War II raid which became the most serious defeat of Canadian forces in the war.
Director: John N. Smith
 
33.
For the Moment (1993)
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The story of airmen training in rural Manitoba in the summer of 1942 to go overseas and become bomber pilots in World War II, as well as the romantic entanglements which overcome them while they contemplate life and love in a world at war. (120 mins.)
 
34.
Oglinda (1993)
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Focused around the August 23rd 1944 coup against Marshal Antonescu, the movie also tackles other topics from the same era such as the Iron Guard rebellion and the execution of political leaders by communists. (160 mins.)
“ AKA: The Mirror ” - joe_538
 
35.
Schindler's List (1993)
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In German-occupied Poland during World War II, Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazi Germans. (195 mins.)
 
36.
Secondløitnanten (1993)
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The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ... (102 mins.)
“ AKA: The Last Lieutenant ” - joe_538
 
37.
Silent Cries (1993)
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In 1942, the Japanese occupied the island of Singapore. During the take-over, not only military soldiers were taken prisoner... (120 mins.)
Director: Anthony Page
 
38.
Stalag Luft (1993 TV Movie)
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During World War II, some Commonwealth prisoners are trying to escape from a German prison camp. Because they are old and weak... (103 mins.)
Director: Adrian Shergold
 
39.
Stalingrad (1993)
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A depiction of the brutal battle of Stalingrad, the Third Reich's 'high water mark', as seen through... (134 mins.)
 
40.
Swing Kids (1993)
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The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US... (112 mins.)
Director: Thomas Carter
 
41.
The Ascent (1994)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Donald Shebib
 
43.
The Last Tattoo (1994)
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During WW2 small nation of New Zealand is swarmed with U.S. servicemen who mingle with local female population... (112 mins.)
Director: John Reid
 
44.
Un jour avant l'aube (1994 TV Movie)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Jacques Ertaud
“ AKA: A Day Before Dawn ” - joe_538
 
45.
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994 TV Movie)
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This TV Movie is about the Tehran Conference between FDR, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin. It shows the interaction between the three leaders at the close of the Second World War. (194 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
46.
The Affair (1995 TV Movie)
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A black soldier in World War II England begins an affair with a white woman whose husband is a soldier... (105 mins.)
Director: Paul Seed
 
47.
Hiroshima (1995 TV Movie)
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The grisly events leading to the first attack with a nuclear weapon. (190 mins.)
 
48.
Khu gam (1995)
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It's 1939 in Siam. The Japanese are threatening invasion and the Free Thai movement is gaining momentum... (135 mins.)
 
49.
Kun en pige (1995)
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(170 mins.)
Director: Peter Schrøder
 
50.
The Last Bullet (1995 TV Movie)
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Set during WWII, an Australian and Japanese soldier play a deadly game of Cat and mouse in a South Pacific Jungle. (90 mins.)
 
51.
Nanjing 1937 (1995)
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In December 1937, during the Second Japanese-Sino War, a Chinese doctor, his Japanese pregnant wife... (120 mins.)
Director: Ziniu Wu
 
52.
Sahara (1995 TV Movie)
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After the fall of Tobruk in June 1942, U.S. Army sergeant Joe Gunn leads his tank into the Sahara desert... (106 mins.)
 
53.
The Tuskegee Airmen (1995 TV Movie)
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The true story of how a group of African American pilots overcame racist opposition to become one of the finest US fighter groups in World War II (106 mins.)
 
54.
Underground (1995)
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The story follows an underground weapons manufacturer in Belgrade during WWII and evolves into fairly surreal situations... (170 mins.)
Director: Emir Kusturica
 
55.
Velikiy polkovodets Georgiy Zhukov (1995)
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Biopic about Marshal Georgi Zhukov. Documentary footage from WWII and dramatization played by Russian and German actors. (134 mins.)
Director: Yuriy Ozerov
“ AKA: The Great Commander Georgy Zhukov ” - joe_538
 
56.
Wielki tydzien (1995)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
“ AKA: Holy Week ” - joe_538
 
57.
The Ogre (1996)
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Frenchman Abel Tiffauges likes children, and wants to protect them against the grown-ups. Falsely suspected as child molester... (118 mins.)
 
58.
The English Patient (1996)
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At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair. (162 mins.)
“ Definitely in a gray area for inclusion, but I think it makes it. ” - joe_538
 
59.
Hamsun (1996)
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Norwegian Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun's controversial support for the Nazi regime during WW2 and its consequences for the Hamsun family after the war. (159 mins.)
Director: Jan Troell
 
60.
Hidden in Silence (1996 TV Movie)
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Poland June 1941, as German troops take over the Eastern side of the city of Przemysl from the Russians... (90 mins.)
 
61.
Over Here (1996 TV Movie)
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Comedy drama set in wartime Britain showing what can happen when British RAF men and soldiers from the... (185 mins.)
Director: Tony Dow
 
62.
The Ring (1996 TV Movie)
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During WW II, a young German woman is separated from her family and imprisoned by the Nazis. After being... (180 mins.)
 
63.
Bent (1997)
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Max is gay and as such is sent to Dachau concentration camp under the Nazi regime. He tries to deny... (105 mins.)
Director: Sean Mathias
 
64.
The Garden of Redemption (1997 TV Movie)
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A priest struggles with his religious beliefs as he sees his countrymen murdered in Nazi occupied Italy... (95 mins.)
 
65.
Gaston's War (1997)
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A true story about a Flemish resistance warrior. (120 mins.)
Director: Robbe De Hert
 
66.
The Island on Bird Street (1997)
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Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp... (107 mins.)
 
67.
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
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When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (116 mins.)
Director: Roberto Benigni
 
68.
Paradise Road (1997)
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Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery. (122 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
69.
The Truce (1997)
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Based on Primo Levi's autobiographical "The Reawakening". (125 mins.)
Director: Francesco Rosi
 
70.
The Brylcreem Boys (1998)
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In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier... (106 mins.)
Director: Terence Ryan
 
71.
Deserter's Gold (1998)
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(123 mins.)
Director: Janusz Majewski
 
72.
The Land Girls (1998)
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Three young women from very different walks of life join the women's land army during World War II and are sent to work together on a farm in Dorset and the experience changes their lives forever. (111 mins.)
Director: David Leland
 
73.
Miracle at Midnight (1998 TV Movie)
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A Danish family tries to help their Jewish neighbours escape from the Nazis. (90 mins.)
Director: Ken Cameron
 
74.
Puraido: Unmei no toki (1998)
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In 1946, Prime Minister Hideki Tojo and 27 other Japanese officials stood trial for war crimes at the Tokyo Trial. This is their story. (161 mins.)
Director: Shun'ya Itô
“ AKA: Pride: The Fateful Moment ” - joe_538
 
75.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
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Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. (169 mins.)
 
76.
The Thin Red Line (1998)
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Terrence Malick's adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War. (170 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
77.
Train of Life (1998)
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In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine. (103 mins.)
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
 
78.
When Trumpets Fade (1998 TV Movie)
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A private in the latter days of WWII on the German front struggles between his will to survive and what his superiors perceive as a battlefield instinct. (95 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
79.
All My Loved Ones (1999)
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Told from the perspective of man reflecting on his childhood in Prauge in the early years of World War 2 and the eventual destruction of his family as the Nazis rise to power. (91 mins.)
Director: Matej Minac
 
80.
Ambush (1999)
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Set during the World War 2. In the summer of 1941 the Finnish army crosses the border of Russia. A platoon led by Lt... (123 mins.)
Director: Olli Saarela
 
81.
Anne Frank's Diary (1999)
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The story of a Jewish family that goes into hiding during world war 2 (88 mins.)
Director: Julian Y. Wolff
 
82.
Cetverored (1999)
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The story about the Bleiburg massacre, seen from a Croatian Home Defenders point of view. (123 mins.)
Director: Jakov Sedlar
“ AKA: Bleiburg ” - joe_538
 
83.
The Devil's Arithmetic (1999 TV Movie)
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A 16-year-old American girl with an apathetic view towards her Jewish family history finds herself pulled through time into 1941 to a small Polish village where the Nazi have just began their genocidal propaganda. (95 mins.)
Director: Donna Deitch
 
84.
Jakob the Liar (1999)
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In 1944 Poland, a Jewish shop keeper named Jakob is summoned to ghetto headquarters after being caught out near curfew... (120 mins.)
Director: Peter Kassovitz
 
85.
Moloch (1999)
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In 1942, in Bavaria, Eva Braun is alone, when Adolf Hitler arrives with Dr. Josef Goebbels and his wife Magda Goebbels and Martin Bormann to spend a couple of days without talking politics. (108 mins.)
 
86.
Sunshine (1999)
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The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century. (181 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
“ Partially set in WWII ” - joe_538
 
87.
Tea with Mussolini (1999)
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In 1935 a group of elderly British women, whom the Italians have named the Scorpioni, have chosen Italy... (117 mins.)