Category: biography

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) 6.8

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

Two faiths, two empires, two rulers - colliding in 1588. Papist Spain wants to bring down the heretic Elizabeth. Philip is building an armada but needs a rationale to attack. With covert intrigue, Spain sets a trap fo...

Shadowman (2017) 7.1

Shadowman (2017)

Richard Hambleton was a founder of the street art movement before succumbing to drugs and homelessness. Rediscovered 20 years later, he gets a second chance. But will he take it?

Queen Elizabeth II – The Diamond Celebration (2012) 6.5

Queen Elizabeth II – The Diamond Celebration (2012)

Produced in High Definition, with rare archive footage. Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for 60 years as the Queen of Great Britain and the Commonwealth. The Queen, who has witnessed incredible social, political and cul...

Molière (2007) 7.2

Molière (2007)

In 1657, playwright/actor Molière, having been given a theater in the capital by the King, is back in Paris after touring the kingdom of France with his company of players. One day, a young lady asks him to follow her...

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974) 7.8

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note; he later explained that he h...

Take It with You (2012) 6.6

Take It with You (2012)

In April 2009, Bryce Lemon and his sister Alyssa departed on what they hoped would be a spiritual journey around the world. But what they found was more human and real. From the Maleku Indians and Ancient Egyptians to...

The Sapphires (2012) 7

The Sapphires (2012)

1968 was the year that changed the world. And for four young Aboriginal sisters from a remote mission this is the year that would change their lives forever. Around the globe, there was protest and revolution in the s...

All the Way (TV Movie 2016) 7.3

All the Way (TV Movie 2016)

November 22, 1963. President John F. Kennedy has just been assassinated and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson is now President. One of his first acts as President is to reaffirm the US government's intention to pass th...

The Most Hated Woman in America (2017) 6.1

The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)

A true story of the much debated rise and demise of a woman, named Madalyn Murray O'Hair, who was known as the head atheist activist of America. She founded the organization, American Atheist, and held the position of...

Sacco & Vanzetti (1971) 7.8

Sacco & Vanzetti (1971)

In 1920, the anarchist Italian immigrants Nicola Sacco (Riccardo Cucciolla) and Bartolomeo Vanzetti (Gian Maria Volonté) are sentenced to death, falsely accused of a robbery and murder. Indeed they are condemned due t...

The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960) 7.1

The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)

At the height of his fame, Oscar Wilde angers the Marquis of Queensberry by having what is (correctly) believed to be a romantic relationship with Queensberry's son Lord Alfred Douglas ("Bosie"), who is twenty years W...

MacArthur (1977) 6.6

MacArthur (1977)

The story of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Allied Commander during World War II and United Nations Commander for the Korean War. "MacArthur" begins in 1942, following the fall of Phillipines, and cove...

Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015) 8

Manjhi: The Mountain Man (2015)

Dashrath Manjhi was a poor man from the lowest of the low castes, living in a remote village cut off from the world by a rocky mountain range. Life for him was a daily struggle for survival. He loved his wife, Phaguni...

Becoming Jane (2007) 7

Becoming Jane (2007)

The year is 1795 and young Jane Austen (Anne Hathaway) is a feisty twenty-year-old and emerging writer who already sees a world beyond class and commerce, beyond pride and prejudice, and dreams of doing what was then ...

Beware the Slenderman (2016) 6.2

Beware the Slenderman (2016)

Lurking in the shadows of the Internet, a faceless modern-day bogeyman has attracted the attention and fear of a young generation who whisper his name online. Slenderman lives on the dark pages of the web, where impre...

Divide in Concord (2014) 6.7

Divide in Concord (2014)

This is a story about an 84 year-old-woman trying to take down the third largest industry in the world. Jean Hill, a self-proclaimed warrior, leads historic Concord, Massachusetts on America's first environmental crus...

Made in Dagenham (2010) 7.2

Made in Dagenham (2010)

In 1968, the Ford auto factory in Dagenham was one of the largest single private employers in the United Kingdom. In addition to the thousands of male employees, there are also 187 underpaid women machinists who prima...

Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance (2011) 6.4

Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance (2011)

"Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Revenge" examines the life of serial killer and rapist Carl Panzram who lived from 1891 to 1930. It examines how his life hardened him into a psychotic murderer. It also examine...

Bonnie and Clyde (1967) 7.8

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

1934. Young adults Bonnie Parker, a waitress, and Clyde Barrow, a criminal just released from prison, are immediately attracted to what the other represents for their life when they meet by chance in West Dallas, Texa...

Close-Up (1990) 8.3

Close-Up (1990)

Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Hossain Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family in Tehran, promising it a prominent part in his next movie. The actual people involved in the incident r...

Mahanati (2018) 8.5

Mahanati (2018)

Mahanati depicts the personal and professional life of first Indian female superstar, Savitri. After actress Savitri is admitted in a hospital in Bangalore and she goes into coma, a young investigative journalist, Mad...

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986) 7

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Loosely based on serial killer Henry Lee Lucas, the film follows Henry and his roommate Otis who Henry introduces to murdering randomly selected people. The killing spree depicted in the film starts after Otis' sister...

Capone (1975) 5.7

Capone (1975)

The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone and the control he exhibited over the city during the prohibition years. Unusually, briefly covering the years after Capone was imprisoned. ...

Wild (2014) 7.1

Wild (2014)

With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only ...

The 15:17 to Paris (2018) 5.3

The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris, an attempt prevented by three courageous young Ame...

A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (2020) 6.8

A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story (2020)

The life of five-time Formula One world champion Juan Manuel Fangio. The first official documentary.

Amy (2015) 7.8

Amy (2015)

A documentary on the life of Amy Winehouse, the immensely talented yet doomed songstress. We see her from her teen years, where she already showed her singing abilities, to her finding success and then her downward sp...

My Life in China (2014) 7

My Life in China (2014)

In America, everyone has a family story of immigration. Every family, at some point, has had somebody leave their native country behind to search for a better life. How did they hold onto their identity? How did they ...

Noble (2014) 6.8

Noble (2014)

Vietnam. 1989. Fourteen years after the end of the war. When Irish woman Christina Noble flies into Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) she leaves behind an extraordinary life story. But the best is yet to come. Christ...