History

John Rabe

IMDb: 7.2
2009
134 min

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.


Country: China,France,Germany, France , China , Germany
John Rabe
A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.
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Fire in the Blood

IMDb: 7.7
2013
84 min

An intricate tale of “medicine, monopoly and malice”, FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of the global south in the years after 1996 – causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths – and the improbable group of people who decided to fight back. Shot on four continents and including contributions from global figures such as Bill Clinton, Desmond Tutu and Joseph Stiglitz, FIRE IN THE BLOOD is the never-before-told true story of the remarkable coalition which came together to stop ‘the crime of the century’ and save millions of lives in the process.


Country: India
Fire in the Blood
An intricate tale of "medicine, monopoly and malice", FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of the global south in the years after 1996 - causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths - and the improbable group of people who decided to fight back. ...
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The Broken Key

IMDb: 4.1
2017
120 min

In a near future, due to the effects of an uncompromising law on the eco-sustainability of supports, paper has become a rare item, a luxury possession, controlled by the “Big Z”: Zimurgh Corporation.


Country: Italy, Italy
The Broken Key
In a near future, due to the effects of an uncompromising law on the eco-sustainability of supports, paper has become a rare item, a luxury possession, controlled by the "Big Z": Zimurgh Corporation.
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Glossary of Broken Dreams

IMDb: 7.5
2018
98 min

Puppets! Pixels! Anime! Live action! Stock footage!
Lumpennerd Johannes Grenzfurthner gives an ideotaining cinematic revue about important political concepts. Everyone is talking about freedom! Privacy! Identity! Resistance! The Market! The Left! But, yikes, Johannes can’t tolerate ignorant and topically abusive comments on the “Internet” anymore! Supported by writer Ishan Raval, in this film, Johannes explains, re-evaluates, and sometimes sacrifices political golden calves of discourse.
Not to be used with false consciousness or silicone-based lubricant.


Country: Austria , USA
Glossary of Broken Dreams
Puppets! Pixels! Anime! Live action! Stock footage! Lumpennerd Johannes Grenzfurthner gives an ideotaining cinematic revue about important political concepts. Everyone is talking about freedom! Privacy! Identity! Resistance! The Market! The Left! But, yikes, Johannes can't tolerate ignorant and topically abusive comments on the "Internet" anymore! Supported by writer Ishan Raval, in this film, Johannes explains, re-evaluates, and sometimes sacrifices political ...
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RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor

IMDb: 7.8
2018
90 min

To celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force, Ewan and Colin McGregor take to the skies in some of the world’s most iconic planes. These are the planes that were involved in aerial combat at every stage of the RAF’s story, from the biplanes used in the early days of dogfighting in World War I to the beautiful Spitfire of the Battle of Britain, the plucky Lysander and on to mighty Vulcan nuclear bomber, as well as the Chinook helicopter and supersonic Typhoon that are still in service today. It is a story of amazing machines and epic battles, but above all it is the story of the men and women whose courage and ingenuity have been at the heart of the RAF for 100 years. On their journey Ewan and Colin meet an amazing cast of characters.


Country: United Kingdom, UK
RAF at 100 with Ewan and Colin McGregor
To celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force, Ewan and Colin McGregor take to the skies in some of the world's most iconic planes. These are the planes that were involved in aerial combat at every stage of the RAF's story, from the biplanes used in the early days of dogfighting in World War I to the beautiful Spitfire ...
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An Empress and the Warriors

IMDb: 5.9
2008
99 min

After the death of her father, a woman is forced to take over as empress and fight to save her kingdom.


Country: China,Hong Kong, Hong Kong , China
An Empress and the Warriors
After the death of her father, a woman is forced to take over as empress and fight to save her kingdom.
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The 12th Man

IMDb: 7.8
2017
135 min

They were 12 saboteurs. The Nazis killed 11 of them. This is the true story of the one who got away…


Country: Norway, Norway
The 12th Man
They were 12 saboteurs. The Nazis killed 11 of them. This is the true story of the one who got away...
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The White Countess

IMDb: 6.7
2005
135 min

The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, “The White Countess” is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a blind American diplomat named Jackson (Ralph Fiennes), who asks Sofia to be the centerpiece of the world he wants to create.


Country: China,Germany,Russia,United Kingdom,United States of America, UK , Germany , China , USA
The White Countess
The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a blind American diplomat named Jackson (Ralph Fiennes), who asks Sofia to be the centerpiece of the world he wants to create.
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United

IMDb: 7.5
2011
90 min

United is based on the true story of Manchester United’s legendary “Busby Babes”, the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and their families to tell the inspirational story of a team and community overcoming terrible tragedy.


Country: United Kingdom, UK
Genre: , ,
United
United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and their families to tell the inspirational story of a team and community overcoming terrible tragedy.
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The Jade Pendant

IMDb: 6.9
2017
106 min

Fleeing an arranged marriage in China, the independent Peony signs a contract to work as a “flower girl” in America, where she meets Tom, an American Born Chinese cook whose father works on the Transcontinental Railroad. Thwarted by a Hong Kong Triad boss seeking to extend his power into America, theirs is the tale of the first great Chinese immigration to the United States – a story of romance, bigotry, passion, food and a search for everlasting love – set against the largest mass lynching in American history, in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, in 1871.


Country: United States of America,Hong Kong, Hong Kong , USA
The Jade Pendant
Fleeing an arranged marriage in China, the independent Peony signs a contract to work as a “flower girl” in America, where she meets Tom, an American Born Chinese cook whose father works on the Transcontinental Railroad. Thwarted by a Hong Kong Triad boss seeking to extend his power into America, theirs is the tale of the first great Chinese immigration ...
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Honeydripper

IMDb: 6.7
2007
124 min

In 1950s Alabama, the owner of the Honeydripper juke joint finds his business dropping off and against his better judgment, hires a young electric guitarist in a last ditch effort to draw crowds during harvest time.


Country: United States of America, USA
Honeydripper
In 1950s Alabama, the owner of the Honeydripper juke joint finds his business dropping off and against his better judgment, hires a young electric guitarist in a last ditch effort to draw crowds during harvest time.
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Dolores

IMDb: 7.0
2017
95 min

Dolores Huerta bucks 1950’s gender conventions by starting the country’s first farm worker’s union with fellow organizer Cesar Chavez. What starts out as a struggle for racial and labor justice, soon becomes a fight for gender equality within the same union she is eventually forced to leave. As she wrestles with raising 11 children, three marriages, and is nearly beaten to death by a San Francisco tactical police squad, Dolores emerges with a vision that connects her new found feminism with racial and class justice.


Country: United States of America, USA
Dolores
Dolores Huerta bucks 1950's gender conventions by starting the country's first farm worker's union with fellow organizer Cesar Chavez. What starts out as a struggle for racial and labor justice, soon becomes a fight for gender equality within the same union she is eventually forced to leave. As she wrestles with raising 11 children, three marriages, and is nearly beaten ...
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Backstabbing for Beginners

IMDb: 5.9
2018
108 min

Based on a true story, an idealistic young employee at the U.N. investigates the grizzly murder of his predecessor — uncovering a vast global conspiracy that may involve his own boss.


Country: Canada,Denmark,United States of America, Denmark , Canada , USA
Backstabbing for Beginners
Based on a true story, an idealistic young employee at the U.N. investigates the grizzly murder of his predecessor -- uncovering a vast global conspiracy that may involve his own boss.
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The Chronicles of Melanie

IMDb: 7.5
2016
120 min

The 14th of June 1941, Soviet-occupied Latvia: Without warning, the authorities break into the house of Melanie and her husband Aleksandr and force them to leave everything behind. Together with more than 15 000 Latvians, Melanie and her son get deported to Siberia. In her fight against cold, famine and cruelty, she only gains new strength through the letters she writes to Aleksandr, full of hope for a free Latvia and a better tomorrow.


Country: Latvia,Finland,Czech Republic, Latvia , Czech Republic , Finland
The Chronicles of Melanie
The 14th of June 1941, Soviet-occupied Latvia: Without warning, the authorities break into the house of Melanie and her husband Aleksandr and force them to leave everything behind. Together with more than 15 000 Latvians, Melanie and her son get deported to Siberia. In her fight against cold, famine and cruelty, she only gains new strength through the letters she ...
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Mission to Moscow

IMDb: 5.5
1943
124 min

Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.


Country: United States of America, USA
Genre: , ,
Mission to Moscow
Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.
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The Oklahoma Kid

IMDb: 6.4
1939
85 min

McCord’s gang robs the stage carrying money to pay Indians for their land, and the notorious outlaw “The Oklahoma Kid” Jim Kincaid takes the money from McCord. McCord stakes a “sooner” claim on land which is to be used for a new town; in exchange for giving it up he gets control of gambling and saloons. When Kincaid’s father runs for mayor, McCord incites a mob to lynch the old man whom McCord has already framed for murder.


Country: United States of America, USA
The Oklahoma Kid
McCord's gang robs the stage carrying money to pay Indians for their land, and the notorious outlaw "The Oklahoma Kid" Jim Kincaid takes the money from McCord. McCord stakes a "sooner" claim on land which is to be used for a new town; in exchange for giving it up he gets control of gambling and saloons. When Kincaid's father runs ...
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The Founding of an Army

IMDb: 3.5
2017
90 min

The Founding of an Army is a Chinese historical film. Produced by Han Sanping and directed by Andrew Lau, it is the third installment of the trilogy called Founding of New China after The Founding of a Republic (2009) and The Founding of a Party (2011). The film features a star-studded cast of Chinese actors.[3] It was released on July 28, 2017 to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army


Country: China, China
Genre:
The Founding of an Army
The Founding of an Army is a Chinese historical film. Produced by Han Sanping and directed by Andrew Lau, it is the third installment of the trilogy called Founding of New China after The Founding of a Republic (2009) and The Founding of a Party (2011). The film features a star-studded cast of Chinese actors.[3] It was released on July ...
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The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young

IMDb: 7.8
2014
90 min

In its first 25 years only 10 people have finished The Barkley Marathons. Based on a historic prison escape, this cult like race tempts people from around the world to test their limits of physical and mental endurance in this documentary that contemplates the value of pain.


Country: United States of America, USA
The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young
In its first 25 years only 10 people have finished The Barkley Marathons. Based on a historic prison escape, this cult like race tempts people from around the world to test their limits of physical and mental endurance in this documentary that contemplates the value of pain.
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In Bob We Trust

IMDb: 7.3
2013
100 min

Having faithfully served his South Melbourne parish for nearly four decades, the cantankerous, controversial Catholic provocateur affectionately called Father Bob is well known and loved, as much for his incorrigible media savvy and battles with Church hierarchy as for his staunch advocacy on behalf of the disadvantaged and disenfranchised. In Bob We Trust goes behind the scenes with Bob, documenting his everyday trials during one of the most turbulent times in his career: his forced retirement and eviction from the church he called home for 38 years.


Country: Australia
In Bob We Trust
Having faithfully served his South Melbourne parish for nearly four decades, the cantankerous, controversial Catholic provocateur affectionately called Father Bob is well known and loved, as much for his incorrigible media savvy and battles with Church hierarchy as for his staunch advocacy on behalf of the disadvantaged and disenfranchised. In Bob We Trust goes behind the scenes with Bob, documenting ...
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Gold

IMDb: 5.7
2017
103 min

Spanish soldiers battle indigenous tribes and their own brutal natures as they search for a legendary city built of gold.


Country: Spain, Spain
Gold
Spanish soldiers battle indigenous tribes and their own brutal natures as they search for a legendary city built of gold.
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Blood and Glory

IMDb: 7.9
2016
133 min

Set in 1901, this period epic follows Willem Morkel, a Boer family man whose wife and son are murdered during the Anglo-Boer War. Captured as a prisoner of war, Willem must survive incarceration in the notorious St. Helena concentration camp and defeat the ruthless Colonel Swannell, at his own game—Rugby


Country: South Africa, South Africa
Genre: , , ,
Blood and Glory
Set in 1901, this period epic follows Willem Morkel, a Boer family man whose wife and son are murdered during the Anglo-Boer War. Captured as a prisoner of war, Willem must survive incarceration in the notorious St. Helena concentration camp and defeat the ruthless Colonel Swannell, at his own game—Rugby
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Ferrari 312B: Where the Revolution Begins

IMDb: 7.0
2017
min

In a race against time and all odds, the revolutionary F1 racing car Ferrari 312B will get back on the Monaco circuit, 46 years later, under the wing of it’s creator, the genius engineer Mauro Forghieri.


Country: Italy, Italy
Ferrari 312B: Where the Revolution Begins
In a race against time and all odds, the revolutionary F1 racing car Ferrari 312B will get back on the Monaco circuit, 46 years later, under the wing of it’s creator, the genius engineer Mauro Forghieri.
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Big Charity: The Death of America’s Oldest Hospital

IMDb: 8.3
2014
64 min

This documentary film includes never-before-seen footage and exclusive interviews to tell the story of Charity Hospital, from its roots to its controversial closing in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. From the firsthand accounts of healthcare providers and hospital employees who withstood the storm inside the hospital, to interviews with key players involved in the closing of Charity and the opening of New Orleans’ newest hospital, “Big Charity” shares the untold, true story around its closure and sheds new light on the sacrifices made for the sake of progress.


Country: USA
Big Charity: The Death of America’s Oldest Hospital
This documentary film includes never-before-seen footage and exclusive interviews to tell the story of Charity Hospital, from its roots to its controversial closing in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. From the firsthand accounts of healthcare providers and hospital employees who withstood the storm inside the hospital, to interviews with key players involved in the closing of Charity and the opening ...
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Chappaquiddick

IMDb: 5.8
2017
107 min

Ted Kennedy’s life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.


Country: United States of America, Sweden , USA
Chappaquiddick
Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.
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Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

IMDb: 0
2018
min

The true story of the most decorated dog in American military history — Sgt. Stubby — and the enduring bonds he forged with his brothers-in-arms in the trenches of World War I.


Country: USA , Ireland , France , Canada , UK
Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero
The true story of the most decorated dog in American military history -- Sgt. Stubby -- and the enduring bonds he forged with his brothers-in-arms in the trenches of World War I.
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To Keep the Light

IMDb: 6.8
2016
88 min

Inspired by true stories, a lighthouse keeper’s wife struggles with her work and her sanity as she cares for her sick husband in 19th century Maine. When a mysterious stranger washes up on shore, secrets buried in deep waters come to light, and she confronts both her past and her future.


Country: USA
Genre: ,
To Keep the Light
Inspired by true stories, a lighthouse keeper’s wife struggles with her work and her sanity as she cares for her sick husband in 19th century Maine. When a mysterious stranger washes up on shore, secrets buried in deep waters come to light, and she confronts both her past and her future.
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The Death of Stalin

IMDb: 7.5
2017
106 min

Stalin’s core team of ministers tussle for control following the Russian leader’s stroke in 1953.


Country: France|UK|Belgium
Genre: ,
The Death of Stalin
Stalin's core team of ministers tussle for control following the Russian leader's stroke in 1953.
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Handia

IMDb: 7.1
2017
0 min

Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to see the tallest man on Earth, the siblings set out on a long trip all over Europe, during which ambition, money and fame will forever change the family’s fate. A story based on true events.


Country: Spain
Genre: ,
Handia
Having fought in the First Carlist War, Martin returns to his family farm in Gipuzkoa only to find that his younger brother, Joaquín, towers over him in height. Convinced that everyone will want to pay to see the tallest man on Earth, the siblings set out on a long trip all over Europe, during which ambition, money and fame will ...
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Ikitie

IMDb: 7.6
2017
103 min

Based on true events an epic story of one man’s struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Ketola from his home. Beaten and forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, where cruelty seems to know no end, his only dream is to return to his family cost it what it may. Hope dies last.


Country: Finland|Estonia|Sweden
Genre: ,
Ikitie
Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Ketola from his home. Beaten and forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, where cruelty seems to ...
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Mohawk

IMDb: 4.5
2017
92 min

A young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.


Country: USA
Mohawk
A young Mohawk woman and her two lovers battle a squad of American soldiers hell-bent on revenge.
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Sekigahara

IMDb: 6.6
2017
180 min

A movie adaptation of a novel based on the Battle of Sekigahara. The famous battle determined the ruler for Japan and marked the beginning of the rise of the Tokugawa shogunate.


Country: Japan
Genre: , ,
Sekigahara
A movie adaptation of a novel based on the Battle of Sekigahara. The famous battle determined the ruler for Japan and marked the beginning of the rise of the Tokugawa shogunate.
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Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded

IMDb: 7.7
2014
152 min

In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago. Cocaine Cowboys is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States. But it isn’t the whole story – Pulling from hundreds of hours of additional interviews and recently uncovered archival news footage, Cocaine Cowboys has been RELOADED: packed with footage and stories that have never been told about Griselda Blanco, the Medellín Cartel, and Miami’s Cocaine Wars, with firsthand accounts by hit man Jorge ‘Rivi’ Ayala, cocaine trafficker Jon Roberts, smuggler Mickey Munday, and others. Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded recreates Miami’s Cocaine Wars like you’ve never experienced it.


Country: USA
Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded
In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago. Cocaine Cowboys is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States. But it isn't the whole story - Pulling from hundreds of hours of additional interviews and recently uncovered archival ...
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Catching the Sun

IMDb: 7.0
2015
90 min

An unemployed American worker, a Tea Party activist, and a Chinese solar entrepreneur. But who wins and who loses the battle for power in the 21st century? Through interwoven character dramas spanning the U.S. and China, Catching the Sun explores the global economic race to lead the clean energy future.


Country: China|Germany|India|USA
Catching the Sun
An unemployed American worker, a Tea Party activist, and a Chinese solar entrepreneur. But who wins and who loses the battle for power in the 21st century? Through interwoven character dramas spanning the U.S. and China, Catching the Sun explores the global economic race to lead the clean energy future.
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Dragons 3D

IMDb: 5.5
2013
0 min

Short – Audiences join two peculiar characters, an unusual dream therapist and his mysterious patient, as they dig up “live” spectacular reenacted classical myths with a variety of dragon species – Max von Sydow, Laurence Leboeuf, Serge Houde


Country: Canada
Dragons 3D
Short - Audiences join two peculiar characters, an unusual dream therapist and his mysterious patient, as they dig up "live" spectacular reenacted classical myths with a variety of dragon species - Max von Sydow, Laurence Leboeuf, Serge Houde
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The Battle of Britain

IMDb: 8.0
2010
90 min

Seventy years on, brothers Colin and Ewan McGregor take viewers through the key moments of the Battle of Britain, when ‘the few’ of the RAF faced the might of the Nazi Luftwaffe. As they fly historic planes, meet the veterans, explore the tactics and technology, Colin and Ewan discover the importance of the Battle and the surviving legacy of the 1940’s campaign for the modern RAF.


Country: UK
The Battle of Britain
Seventy years on, brothers Colin and Ewan McGregor take viewers through the key moments of the Battle of Britain, when 'the few' of the RAF faced the might of the Nazi Luftwaffe. As they fly historic planes, meet the veterans, explore the tactics and technology, Colin and Ewan discover the importance of the Battle and the surviving legacy of the ...
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How the Beatles Changed the World

IMDb: 6.6
2017
90 min

The fascinating story of the cultural, social, spiritual, and musical revolution ignited by the coming of the Beatles. Tracing the impact that these four band members had, first in their native Britain and soon after worldwide, it reappraises the band and follows their path from young subversives to countercultural heroes. Featuring fresh, revealing interviews with key collaborators as well as a wealth of rarely-seen archival footage, this documentary presents a bold new take on the most significant band in the history of music and their enduring impact on popular culture.


Country: USA|UK
How the Beatles Changed the World
The fascinating story of the cultural, social, spiritual, and musical revolution ignited by the coming of the Beatles. Tracing the impact that these four band members had, first in their native Britain and soon after worldwide, it reappraises the band and follows their path from young subversives to countercultural heroes. Featuring fresh, revealing interviews with key collaborators as well as ...
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Padmaavat

IMDb: 7.3
2018
164 min

Rani Padmavati – the wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh, is known for her beauty and valour in 13th century India. She captures the fancy of the reigning Sultan of Delhi, the tyrant Alauddin Khilji, who becomes obsessed with her and goes to great lengths to fulfill his greed.


Country: India
Padmaavat
Rani Padmavati - the wife of Maharawal Ratan Singh, is known for her beauty and valour in 13th century India. She captures the fancy of the reigning Sultan of Delhi, the tyrant Alauddin Khilji, who becomes obsessed with her and goes to great lengths to fulfill his greed.
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