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12 Years a Slave
Year: 2013
Genre: Biography / Drama / History
Rating: (8.1)
Country: USA / UK
Runtime: 134 min.
Director: Steve McQueen
Studio: New Regency Pictures
Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor / Dwight Henry / Bryan Batt / Ashley Dyke / Kelsey Scott / Quvenzhané Wallis / Tony Bentley / Scoot McNairy / Taran Killam / Christopher Berry / Bill Camp / Chris Chalk / Dickie Gravois / Cameron Zeigler / Mister Mackey Jr.
Plot:
Based on an incredible true story of one man's fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty personified by a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon's chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
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Battle of the Sexes
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography / Comedy / Drama / Sport
Rating: (6.7)
Country: UK / USA
Runtime: 121 min.
Director: Jonathan Dayton
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Cast: Emma Stone / Steve Carell / Andrea Riseborough / Natalie Morales / Sarah Silverman / Bill Pullman / Alan Cumming / Elisabeth Shue / Eric Christian Olsen / Fred Armisen / Martha MacIsaac / Mickey Sumner / Jessica McNamee / Lauren Kline / Fidan Manashirova
Plot:
In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. The fiercely private King was not only championing for equality, but also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, as her friendship with Marilyn Barnett (Andrea Riseborough) developed. And Riggs, one of the first self-made media-age celebrities, wrestled with his gambling demons, at the expense of his family and wife Priscilla (Elisabeth Shue). Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions in bedrooms ...
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Battle of the Sexes
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography / Comedy / Drama / Sport
Rating: (6.7)
Country: UK / USA
Runtime: 121 min.
Director: Jonathan Dayton
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Cast: Emma Stone / Steve Carell / Andrea Riseborough / Natalie Morales / Sarah Silverman / Bill Pullman / Alan Cumming / Elisabeth Shue / Eric Christian Olsen / Fred Armisen / Martha MacIsaac / Mickey Sumner / Jessica McNamee / Lauren Kline / Fidan Manashirova
Plot:
In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. The fiercely private King was not only championing for equality, but also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, as her friendship with Marilyn Barnett (Andrea Riseborough) developed. And Riggs, one of the first self-made media-age celebrities, wrestled with his gambling demons, at the expense of his family and wife Priscilla (Elisabeth Shue). Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions in bedrooms ...
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Bobby
Year: 2006
Genre: Biography / Drama / History
Rating: (7)
Country: USA
Runtime: 117 min.
Director: Emilio Estevez
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Cast: Harry Belafonte / Joy Bryant / Nick Cannon / Emilio Estevez / Laurence Fishburne / Brian Geraghty / Heather Graham / Anthony Hopkins / Helen Hunt / Joshua Jackson / David Krumholtz / Ashton Kutcher / Shia LaBeouf / Lindsay Lohan / William H. Macy
Plot:
Tuesday, June 4, 1968: the California Presidential primary. As day breaks, Robert F. Kennedy arrives at the Ambassador Hotel. He'll campaign, then speak to supporters at midnight. To capture the texture of the late 1960s, we see vignettes at the hotel: a couple marries so he can avoid Vietnam, kitchen staff discuss race and baseball, a man cheats on his wife, another is fired for racism, a retired hotel doorman plays chess in the lobby with an old friend, a campaign strategist's wife needs a pair of black shoes, two campaign staff trip on LSD, a lounge singer is on the downhill slide. Through it all, we see and hear R.F.K. calling for a better society and a better nation.
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Bright Star
Year: 2009
Genre: Biography / Drama / Romance
Rating: (6.9)
Country: UK / Australia / France
Runtime: 119 min.
Director: Jane Campion
Studio: BBC Films
Cast: Abbie Cornish / Ben Whishaw / Paul Schneider / Kerry Fox / Edie Martin / Thomas Brodie-Sangster / Claudie Blakley / Gerard Monaco / Antonia Campbell-Hughes / Samuel Roukin / Amanda Hale / Lucinda Raikes / Samuel Barnett / Jonathan Aris / Olly Alexander
Plot:
It's 1818 in Hampstead Village on the outskirts of London. Poet Charles Brown lives in one half of a house, the Dilkes family the other. Through association with the Dilkes, the fatherless Brawne family knows Mr. Brown. Mr. Brown and the Brawne's eldest daughter, Fanny, don't like each other. She thinks him arrogant and rude; he feels that she's a pretentious flirt, knowing only how to sew (admittedly well as she makes all her own fashionable clothes), and voicing opinions on subjects about which she knows nothing. Insecure struggling poet John Keats comes to live with his friend, Mr. Brown. Miss Brawne and Mr. Keats have a mutual attraction to each other, but their relationship is slow to develop, in part, since Mr. Brown does whatever he can to keep the two apart. Other obstacles face the couple, including their eventual overwhelming passion for each other clouding their view of what the other does, Mr. Keats' struggling career, which offers him little in the way of monetary ...
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Callas Forever
Year: 2002
Genre: Biography / Drama / Music / Romance
Rating: (6.4)
Country: Italy / France / Spain / UK / Romania
Runtime: 0 min.
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Studio: Cattleya
Cast: Fanny Ardant / Jeremy Irons / Joan Plowright / Jay Rodan / Gabriel Garko / Manuel de Blas / Justino Díaz / Stephen Billington / Eugene Kohn / Jean Dalric / Anna Lelio / Alessandro Bertolucci / Olivier Galfione / Roberto Sanchez / Achille Brugnini
Plot:
In 1977, Maria Callas (Fanny Ardant), the most famous diva in the world, lives confined in her Paris apartment. Larry Kelly (Jeremy Irons), a producer friend, offers her to sing "Carmen" in a televised concert. Unfortunately, Maria's voice, tired and worn by years and strain, is not what it used to be. Larry knows the way around the problem: a technical stratagem will create the illusion. Maria, disregarding her friend Sarah Keller's (Dame Joan Plowright's) warning, agrees with the idea and the show is a tremendous success. With that in mind, Larry now considers a new version of "Tosca". But this time, Maria objects to the subterfuge. Her decision will mark the beginning of the end for the legendary singer.
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Eftyhia
Year: 2019
Genre: Biography / Drama / Music
Rating: (8.1)
Country: Greece
Runtime: 123 min.
Director: Angelos Frantzis
Studio: Tanweer Productions
Cast: Pigmalion Dadakaridis / Thanos Tokakis / Dina Mihailidou / Lila Baklesi / Pavlos Orkopoulos / Krateros Katsoulis / Karyofyllia Karabeti / Katia Goulioni / Evagelia Siriopoulou / Antonis Loudaros / Foivos Delivorias / Leonidas Kakouris / Katerina Didaskalou / Hrysa Ropa / Haris Mavroudis
Plot:
A biographical film about the life of the greatest songwriter in Greece , Eftyhia Papagianopoulou (1893-1972)
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El Greco
Year: 2007
Genre: Biography / Drama
Rating: (6.6)
Country: Greece / Spain / Hungary
Runtime: 119 min.
Director: Yannis Smaragdis
Studio: Generalitat de Catalunya - Institut Català de les Indústries Culturals (ICIC)
Cast: Nick Clark Windo / Juan Diego Botto / Laia Marull / Lakis Lazopoulos / Sotiris Moustakas / Dimitra Matsouka / Dina Konsta / Giorgos Hristodoulou / Dimitris Kallivokas / Roger Coma / Fermí Reixach / Miquel Gelabert / Theo Alexander / Yorgos Karamihos / Renos Haralambidis
Plot:
The story of the uncompromising artist and fighter for freedom, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known to the world as "El Greco".
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Facing Ali
Year: 2009
Genre: Documentary / Biography / Sport
Rating: (8)
Country: USA / Canada
Runtime: 100 min.
Director: Pete McCormack
Studio: Network Entertainment
Cast: George Chuvalo / Henry Cooper / George Foreman / Joe Frazier / Larry Holmes / Ken Norton / Leon Spinks / Ernie Terrell / Muhammad Ali / Joe Louis / Ron Lyle / Earnie Shavers / Ringo Bonavena / Mike DeJohn / Jimmy Ellis
Plot:
The life and career of Muhammad Ali (1942- ) as seen chronologically in archival footage: Ali as a fighter, a personality, a political lightening rod, and a man. Boxers who fought him describe what led up to major fights and the matches themselves; they also offer personal revelations about their own lives: George Chuvalo's family losses, George Foreman's conversion, Ken Norton's gratitude, Ron Lyle's teaching, Earnie Shaver's encounter with the Klan, and Joe Frazier's good humor pack their own punch. The fighters talk about Ali's quickness, cunning, and recuperative powers - and how fighting him changed their lives.
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Goodfellas
Year: 1990
Genre: Biography / Crime / Drama
Rating: (8.7)
Country: USA
Runtime: 146 min.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Studio: Winkler Films
Cast: Robert De Niro / Ray Liotta / Joe Pesci / Lorraine Bracco / Paul Sorvino / Frank Sivero / Tony Darrow / Mike Starr / Frank Vincent / Chuck Low / Henny Youngman / Gina Mastrogiacomo / Catherine Scorsese / Charles Scorsese / Frank DiLeo
Plot:
Henry Hill might be a small time gangster, who may have taken part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway and Tommy De Vito, two other gangsters who might have set their sights a bit higher. His two partners could kill off everyone else involved in the robbery, and slowly start to think about climbing up through the hierarchy of the Mob. Henry, however, might be badly affected by his partners' success, but will he consider stooping low enough to bring about the downfall of Jimmy and Tommy?
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Hawking
Year: 2004
Genre: Biography / Drama
Rating: (7.5)
Country: UK
Runtime: 90 min.
Director: Philip Martin
Studio: BBC
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch / Michael Brandon / Christian Rubeck / Lisa Dillon / Phoebe Nicholls / Matthew Marsh / Anastasia Hille / Adam Godley / Peter Firth / Bertie Carvel / Tom Ward / John Sessions / Tom Hodgkins / Rohan Siva / Deirdre Costello
Plot:
A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the scientific world with his ground-breaking work on the nature of the universe.
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Hitchcock
Year: 2012
Genre: Biography / Drama / Romance
Rating: (6.8)
Country: USA / UK
Runtime: 98 min.
Director: Sacha Gervasi
Studio: Prana Studios
Cast: Anthony Hopkins / Helen Mirren / Scarlett Johansson / Danny Huston / Toni Collette / Michael Stuhlbarg / Michael Wincott / Jessica Biel / James D'Arcy / Richard Portnow / Kurtwood Smith / Ralph Macchio / Kai Lennox / Tara Summers / Wallace Langham
Plot:
In 1959, Sir Alfred Hitchcock (Sir Anthony Hopkins) and his wife, Alma Reville (Dame Helen Mirren), are at the top of their creative game as filmmakers amidst disquieting insinuations about it being time to retire. To recapture his youth's artistic daring, Sir Alfred decides his next movie will adapt the lurid horror novel, "Psycho", over everyone's misgivings. Unfortunately, as Sir Alfred self-finances and labors on this movie, Alma finally loses patience with his roving eye and controlling habits with his actresses. When an ambitious friend lures her to collaborate on a work of their own, the resulting marital tension colors Sir Alfred's work, even as the novel's inspiration haunts his dreams.
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In the Name of the Father
Year: 1993
Genre: Biography / Crime / Drama
Rating: (8.1)
Country: Ireland / UK
Runtime: 133 min.
Director: Jim Sheridan
Studio: Hell's Kitchen Films
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis / Emma Thompson / Anthony Brophy / Frankie McCafferty / Stuart Wolfenden / Alison Crosbie / Philip King / Nye Heron / Paul Warriner / Julian Walsh / Jo Connor / Karen Carlisle / Seamus Moran / Billy Byrne / Maureen McBride
Plot:
Young Belfastian Gerry Conlon (Daniel Day-Lewis) admits that he was in London at the time of the incident. He also admits that he is not a model citizen, having committed a petty robbery while in London. He does however profess his innocence when it comes to the bombing of the Guildford Pub in London in 1974, the event which killed several people inside. A self-professed non-political person, he and his three co-accused, dubbed the Guildford Four, are thought to be provisional members of the I.R.A. Their self-professed innocence is despite each having signed a statement of guilt which they claim were signed under duress. Their case includes having provable alibis for the time frame of the bombing. And eventually, Joe McAndrew (Don Baker), a known I.R.A. member, admits to the bombing. Dubbed the Maguire Seven, seven others, primarily members of Gerry's extended family including his father Giuseppe (Pete Postlethwaite), are accused of being accessories to the bombing. Following on the ...
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Kazantzakis
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography
Rating: (6.2)
Country: Greece / France
Runtime: 120 min.
Director: Yannis Smaragdis
Studio: Alexandros Film
Cast: Odysseas Papaspiliopoulos / Marina Kalogirou / Thodoris Atheridis / Nikos Kardonis / Argyris Xafis / Youlika Skafida / Maria Skoula / Zeta Douka / Takis Papamattheou / Olga Damani / Anthoula Katsimatides / Amalia Arseni / Panos Skouroliakos / Alexandros Kollatos / Ersi Malikenzou
Plot:
The film-biography is a tribute to the Great Awakening Writer NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS. The ecumenical writer Nikos Kazantzakis said that his life is defined by his travels and dreams. These tracks were followed by the film. The presence of the Greek spirit, which represents great ideals, is intense. Freedom, power, creation, strong friendships, dynamic spirit. All of these elements make up a heartfelt sensation that will make you feel human, feel free. "I hope nothing, I fear nothing, I am free." Nikon Kazantzakis
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Schindler's List
Year: 1993
Genre: Biography / Drama / History
Rating: (8.9)
Country: USA
Runtime: 195 min.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Studio: Universal Pictures
Cast: Liam Neeson / Ben Kingsley / Ralph Fiennes / Caroline Goodall / Jonathan Sagall / Embeth Davidtz / Malgorzata Gebel / Shmuel Levy / Mark Ivanir / Béatrice Macola / Andrzej Seweryn / Friedrich von Thun / Krzysztof Luft / Norbert Weisser / Harry Nehring
Plot:
Oskar Schindler is a vain and greedy German businessman who becomes an unlikely humanitarian amid the barbaric German Nazi reign when he feels compelled to turn his factory into a refuge for Jews. Based on the true story of Oskar Schindler who managed to save about 1100 Jews from being gassed at the Auschwitz concentration camp, it is a testament to the good in all of us.
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Thank You for Your Service
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography / Drama / War
Rating: (6.6)
Country: USA / India
Runtime: 109 min.
Director: Jason Hall
Studio: DreamWorks Pictures
Cast: Miles Teller / Beulah Koale / Joe Cole / Scott Haze / Haley Bennett / Amy Schumer / Omar J. Dorsey / Keisha Castle-Hughes / Brad Beyer / Kerry Cahill / Stella Pileggi / David Morse / Tony Winters / Han Soto / Adam Schumann
Plot:
DreamWorks Pictures' Thank You for Your Service follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield. Starring an ensemble cast led by Miles Teller, Haley Bennett, Joe Cole, Amy Schumer, Beulah Koale, Scott Haze, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Brad Beyer, Omar J. Dorsey and Jayson Warner Smith, the drama is based on the bestselling book by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author David Finkel. Jason Hall, who wrote the screenplay of American Sniper, makes his directorial debut with Thank You for Your Service and also serves as its screenwriter. Jon Kilik (The Hunger Games series, Babel) produces the film, while Ann Ruark (Biutiful) and Jane Evans (Sin City) executive produces.
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The Butler
Year: 2013
Genre: Biography / Drama
Rating: (7.2)
Country: USA
Runtime: 132 min.
Director: Lee Daniels
Studio: Follow Through Productions
Cast: Forest Whitaker / David Banner / Michael Rainey Jr. / LaJessie Smith / Mariah Carey / Alex Pettyfer / Vanessa Redgrave / Aml Ameen / Clarence Williams III / John P. Fertitta / Jim Gleason / Oprah Winfrey / Isaac White / David Oyelowo / Joe Chrest
Plot:
Cecil Gaines was a sharecropper's son who grew up in the 1920s as a domestic servant for the white family who casually destroyed his. Eventually striking out on his own, Cecil becomes a hotel valet of such efficiency and discreteness in the 1950s that he becomes a butler in the White House itself. There, Cecil would serve numerous US Presidents over the decades as a passive witness of history with the American Civil Rights Movement gaining momentum even as his family has troubles of its own. As his wife, Gloria, struggles with her addictions and his defiant eldest son, Louis, strives for a just world, Cecil must decide whether he should take action in his own way.
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The Dirt
Year: 2019
Genre: Biography / Comedy / Drama / Music
Rating: (7)
Country: USA
Runtime: 107 min.
Director: Jeff Tremaine
Studio: 10th Street Entertainment
Cast: Machine Gun Kelly / Erin Ownbey / Douglas Booth / Aaron Jay Rome / Daniel Webber / Brittany Furlan / Iwan Rheon / Trace Masters / Kathryn Morris / Vince Mattis / Mark Ashworth / Avis-Marie Barnes / Eleanor T. Threatt / Alyssa Marie Stilwell / Matthew Underwood
Plot:
Based on Mötley Crüe's 2001 best-selling autobiography, THE DIRT is an unflinching story about sex, drugs, rock 'n roll, fame, and the high price of excess. Director Jeff Tremaine shows us just how Nikki Sixx (Douglas Booth), Mick Mars (Iwan Rheon), Tommy Lee (Colson Baker), and Vince Neil (Daniel Webber) took Mötley Crüe from the Sunset Strip to the world stage, and what it meant to become the world's most notorious rock band.
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The Disaster Artist
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography / Comedy / Drama
Rating: (7.4)
Country: USA
Runtime: 104 min.
Director: James Franco
Studio: New Line Cinema
Cast: Dave Franco / James Franco / Seth Rogen / Ari Graynor / Alison Brie / Jacki Weaver / Paul Scheer / Zac Efron / Josh Hutcherson / June Diane Raphael / Megan Mullally / Jason Mantzoukas / Andrew Santino / Nathan Fielder / Joe Mande
Plot:
Aspiring actor Greg Sestero befriends the eccentric Tommy Wiseau. The two travel to L.A, and when Hollywood rejects them, Tommy decides to write, direct, produce and star in their own movie. That movie is The Room, which has attained cult status as the "Citizen Kane" of bad movies.
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The Invisible Woman
Year: 2013
Genre: Biography / Drama / History / Romance
Rating: (6.1)
Country: UK
Runtime: 111 min.
Director: Ralph Fiennes
Studio: Taeoo Entertainment
Cast: Felicity Jones / John Kavanagh / Tom Burke / David Collings / Michael Marcus / Kristin Scott Thomas / Perdita Weeks / Ralph Fiennes / Richard McCabe / Mark Dexter / Tom Attwood / Susanna Hislop / Tommy Curson-Smith / Gabriel Vick / Joseph Paxton
Plot:
In the 1850s, Nelly Ternan (Felicity Jones) is a minimally talented actress who catches the eye of the hailed British author, Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes). Bored with his intellectually unstimulating wife, Catherine (Joanna Scanlan), Charles takes the educated Nelly as his mistress with the cooperation of her mother, Mrs. Frances Ternan (Dame Kristin Scott Thomas). What follows is a stormy relationship with this literary giant who provides her with a life few women of her time can enjoy. Yet, Nelly is equally revolted by Charles' emotional cruelty and determination to keep her secret. In that conflict, Nelly must judge her own role in her life and decide if the price she pays is bearable.
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The Iron Lady
Year: 2011
Genre: Biography / Drama
Rating: (6.4)
Country: UK / France
Runtime: 105 min.
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Studio: UK Film Council
Cast: Meryl Streep / Jim Broadbent / Susan Brown / Alice da Cunha / Phoebe Waller-Bridge / Iain Glen / Alexandra Roach / Olivia Colman / Harry Lloyd / Sylvestra Le Touzel / Michael Culkin / Robert Portal / Victoria Bewick / Emma Dewhurst / Stephanie Jacob
Plot:
Elderly and a virtual prisoner in her own home due to her concerned staff and daughter Carol, Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first woman prime minister, looks back on her life as she clears out her late husband Denis's clothes for the Oxfam shop. Denis is seen as being her rock as she first enters parliament and then runs for the leadership of the Conservative Party, culminating in her eventual premiership. Now his ghost joins her to comment on her successes and failures, sometimes to her annoyance, generally to her comfort until ultimately, as the clothes are sent to the charity shop, Denis departs from Margaret's life forever.
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The Pianist
Year: 2002
Genre: Biography / Drama / Music / War
Rating: (8.5)
Country: UK / France / Poland / Germany / USA
Runtime: 150 min.
Director: Roman Polanski
Studio: Canal+ Polska
Cast: Adrien Brody / Emilia Fox / Michal Zebrowski / Ed Stoppard / Maureen Lipman / Frank Finlay / Jessica Kate Meyer / Julia Rayner / Wanja Mues / Richard Ridings / Nomi Sharron / Anthony Milner / Lucy Skeaping / Roddy Skeaping / Ben Harlan
Plot:
In this adaptation of the autobiography "The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945," Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jewish radio station pianist, sees Warsaw change gradually as World War II begins. Szpilman is forced into the Warsaw Ghetto, but is later separated from his family during Operation Reinhard. From this time until the concentration camp prisoners are released, Szpilman hides in various locations among the ruins of Warsaw.
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The Professor and the Madman
Year: 2019
Genre: Biography / Drama
Rating: (7.3)
Country: Ireland / France / Iceland / USA / Mexico / Belgium / UK / Hong Kong
Runtime: 124 min.
Director: Farhad Safinia
Studio: Fastnet Films
Cast: Mel Gibson / Sean Penn / Eddie Marsan / Natalie Dormer / Jennifer Ehle / Steve Coogan / Stephen Dillane / Ioan Gruffudd / Jeremy Irvine / Laurence Fox / Anthony Andrews / Lars Brygmann / Bryan Murray / David O'Hara / Sean Duggan
Plot:
Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid-19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.
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The Pursuit of Happyness
Year: 2006
Genre: Biography / Drama
Rating: (8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 117 min.
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Studio: Escape Artists
Cast: Will Smith / Jaden Smith / Thandie Newton / Brian Howe / James Karen / Dan Castellaneta / Kurt Fuller / Takayo Fischer / Kevin West / George Cheung / Domenic Bove / Geoff Callan / Scott Klace / David Michael Silverman / Joyful Raven
Plot:
Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner. Gardner has invested heavily in a device known as a "bone density scanner". He feels like he has it made selling these devices. However, they do not sell well as they are marginally better than x-ray at a much higher price. As Gardner works to make ends meet, his wife leaves him and he loses his apartment. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, Gardner continues to sell bone density scanners while concurrently taking on an unpaid internship as a stockbroker, with slim chances for advancement to a paid position. Before he can receive pay, he needs to outshine the competition through 6 months of training, and to sell his devices to stay afloat.
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The Queen
Year: 2006
Genre: Biography / Drama / History
Rating: (7.3)
Country: UK / USA / France / Italy
Runtime: 103 min.
Director: Stephen Frears
Studio: BIM Distribuzione
Cast: Helen Mirren / James Cromwell / Alex Jennings / Roger Allam / Sylvia Syms / Tim McMullan / Robin Soans / Douglas Reith / Pat Laffan / John McGlynn / Gray O'Brien / Lola Peploe / Joyce Henderson / Amanda Hadingue / Dolina MacLennan
Plot:
Diana, the "People's Princess" has died in a car accident in Paris. The Queen (Dame Helen Mirren) and her family decide that for the best, they should remain hidden behind the closed doors of Balmoral Castle. The heartbroken public do not understand and request that the Queen comforts her people. This also puts pressure on newly elected Tony Blair (Michael Sheen), who constantly tries to convince the monarchy to address the public.
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The Soloist
Year: 2009
Genre: Biography / Drama / Music
Rating: (6.7)
Country: UK / France / USA
Runtime: 117 min.
Director: Joe Wright
Studio: Working Title Films
Cast: Jamie Foxx / Robert Downey Jr. / Catherine Keener / Tom Hollander / LisaGay Hamilton / Nelsan Ellis / Rachael Harris / Stephen Root / Lorraine Toussaint / Justin Martin / Kokayi Ampah / Patrick Tatten / Susane Lee / Marcos De Silvas / Ilia Volok
Plot:
In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez more than his face from a recent bike accident was his pressing need for story ideas. That is when he discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a mentally ill, homeless street musician who possesses extraordinary talent, even through his half-broken instruments. Inspired by his story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about Ayers and attempts to do more to help both him and the rest of the underclass of LA have a better life. However, Lopez's good intentions run headlong in the hard realities of the strength of Ayers' personal demons and the larger social injustices facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Ayers must find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations to hope for a brighter future for both of them.
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Yves Saint Laurent
Year: 2014
Genre: Biography / Drama
Rating: (6.3)
Country: France / Belgium
Runtime: 106 min.
Director: Jalil Lespert
Studio: SND
Cast: Pierre Niney / Guillaume Gallienne / Charlotte Le Bon / Laura Smet / Marie de Villepin / Nikolai Kinski / Astrid Whettnall / Marianne Basler / Ruben Alves / Jean-Édouard Bodziak / Adeline D'Hermy / Xavier Lafitte / Alexandre Steiger / Philippe Morier-Genoud / Anne Alvaro
Plot:
A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint-Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Bergé.
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