Top 10 awesome movies like The Marquise of O that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Marquise of O and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Éric Rohmer, Edith Clever and Bruno Ganz . Here goes the list -

  1. Die Frau und der Fremde
  2. Wengler & Sons
  3. Effi Briest
  4. Lenz
  5. Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas
  6. Maries Lied: Ich war, ich weiß nicht wo
  7. Walerjan Wrobel's Homesickness
  8. Atlantik
  9. The Loves of Pharaoh
  10. Levins Mühle
  1. Die Frau und der Fremde

    Die Frau und der Fremde

    Karl and Richard, two German soldiers captured by the Russians in World War I, become very close friends-so close that Richard shares intimate stories about his wife, Anna. Through these stories, Karl falls in love with her in his thoughts. When Karl escapes and goes to Richard's home, Anna knows he is not her husband. But although she tries to resist Karl's love, she feels a growing response to him. Then, one day, Richard returns... This beautifully shot work was the only East German film ever to win the Golden Bear at the West German Berlin International Film Festival. Shortly after this success, however, the film's distribution was suspended due to problems with the literary rights. After over 20 years, the film is now finally available again.

    This movie, created by Rainer Simon, Joachim Lätsch and Peter Zimmermann, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  2. Wengler & Sons

    Wengler & Sons

    This film tells a story spanning three generations, from 1871 to 1945. After the farmer's son, Gustav Wengler, returns from the Franco-German war in 1871, he goes to work in a precision mechanics and optical company. He soon becomes a master craftsman; he is loyal and devoted to this company and promises his director on his deathbed that his sons and grandchildren will also stand by the company. At last, the time comes for his talented grandson Paul to honor this promise and join the company. In the meantime, however, the company has gained a worldwide reputation and supports the Third Reich. Although Paul is skeptical about the Nazi leadership, he continues working for the company. When he sees the company destroyed during the war, old Gustav Wengler realizes his family is responsible for the turn the country has taken.

    This movie, created by Rainer Simon, Christoph Engel and Carl-Martin Spengler, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  3. Effi Briest

    Effi Briest

    In the nineteenth century, seventeen year old Effi Briest is married to the older Baron von Instetten and moves into a house, that she believes has a ghost, in a small isolated Baltic town....

    This movie, created by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Hanna Schygulla and Wolfgang Schenck, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  4. Lenz

    Lenz

    This movie, created by George Moorse, Michael König and Louis Waldon, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  5. Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas

    Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas

    In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.

    This movie, created by Arnaud des Pallières, Mads Mikkelsen and Mélusine Mayance, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video, Hoopla and Tubi Tv.

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  6. Maries Lied: Ich war, ich weiß nicht wo

    Maries Lied: Ich war, ich weiß nicht wo

    Marie is an adolescent woman who lives in Prussia in 1813 with her mother, a countess. They live in a palace watching the path of history from a far point of view.

    This movie, created by Niko von Glasow, Martin Feifel and Larissa Goetze, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

  7. Walerjan Wrobel's Homesickness

    Walerjan Wrobel's Homesickness

    This movie, created by Rolf Schübel, Artur Pontek and Andrzej Mastalerz, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  8. Atlantik

    Atlantik

    The transatlantic liner hits an iceberg and passengers realize that they are left only three hours to live.

    This movie, created by Ewald André Dupont, Fritz Kortner and Elsa Wagner, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  9. The Loves of Pharaoh

    The Loves of Pharaoh

    The Ethiopian King offers his daughter to a powerful Pharaoh to secure peace between the two countries.

    This movie, created by Ernst Lubitsch, Emil Jannings and Paul Biensfeldt, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  10. Levins Mühle

    Levins Mühle

    In a small village in West Prussia in the 1870s, Germans and Poles, Gypsies and Jews live together as neighbors. Johann, the rich owner of a large mill, does not want the Jew, Levin, to grind corn in his small boat mill. Assuming that the law is on his side since he is German, Johann opens the lock one night and washes Levin's mill away. Levin protests and the whole matter is brought to court. Due to a lack of witnesses, the judge decides in favor of Johann. Levin resigns and leaves town with his gypsy girlfriend, Marie. But Johann's life also changes for the worse. A circus comes to the town and performs a re-enactment of Johann's attack on Levin's mill. In a carnivalesque episode, circus performers and respectable villagers join together in solidarity, overcoming national differences in moral condemnation of Johann. The circus leaves, but Johann's shame remains, and he too eventually has to leave the community.

    This movie, created by Horst Seemann, Erwin Geschonneck and Katja Paryla, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

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