Category: Biography

Song of Norway 1970 3.9

Song of Norway 1970

Storyline:Based on the life of Norway's greatest composer Edvard Grieg, and filmed in Norway where he lived. The soundtrack is all Edvard Grieg's music with added lyrics.User Reviews: SONG OF NORWAY is an unbearably d...

Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story 2019 7.5

Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors Story 2019

Storyline:Jump Shot uncovers the inspiring true story of Kenny Sailors, the proclaimed developer of the modern day jump shot in basketball. He defined the game, but only now is he ready to share his thoughts on why th...

Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo 2019 8

Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo 2019

Storyline:71 years in the making, Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo is the feature documentary experience revealing the extraordinary life journey of Hollywood's most unlikely hero, Danny Trejo. From an early life of...

The Mouth of the Wolf 2009 6.7

The Mouth of the Wolf 2009

Storyline:The story of a criminal Vincenzo and his transsexual lover Mary, who waited for him for many years while he served his prison sentence.User Reviews: I went to see this film last night at the Melbourne Intern...

Patty Hearst 1988 6.3

Patty Hearst 1988

Storyline:The true story of Patricia Hearst, a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970s. The time spent with her captors made her question her way of life and she joined forces with the caus...

Shirley 2020 5.9

Shirley 2020

Storyline:As renowned for her morose nature as she is for her horror fiction, writer Shirley Jackson (Elizabeth Moss) is crafting yet another masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds Fred and Rose disrupt her creativ...

Triumph of the Spirit 1989 6.8

Triumph of the Spirit 1989

Storyline:Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amu...

Something Ventured 2011 7

Something Ventured 2011

Storyline:Apple. Intel. Genentech. Atari. Google. Cisco. Stratospheric successes with high stakes all around. Behind some of the world's most revolutionary companies are a handful of men who (through timing, foresight...

Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life & Ghastly Death of Al Adamson 2019 7.4

Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life & Ghastly Death of Al Adamson 2019

Storyline:'Horror Film Director Found Slain, Buried Under Floor,' screamed the August 1995 headline in the Los Angeles Times. But the whole truth behind Al Adamson's strange life and gruesome death reveals perhaps the...

The Odyssey 2016 6.6

The Odyssey 2016

Storyline:From 1949 to 1979, thirty years in the life of captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the famous researcher, scientist, inventor, filmmaker whose greatest achievement is to have made the general public more curious ...

Basquiat: Rage to Riches TV Movie 2017 7.3

Basquiat: Rage to Riches TV Movie 2017

Storyline:Nearly 30 years after his death, this documentary film of Jean-Michel Basquiat details how the self-taught Brooklyn-born artist rose to be one of the greats on the international art marketplace.User Reviews:...

Camille Claudel 1915 2013 6.5

Camille Claudel 1915 2013

Storyline:Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Pa...

A Grand Canal 2013 7.4

A Grand Canal 2013

Storyline:A Greek tragedy told in Chinese pop music. The tragic events of a boat captain trying to collect a debt to save his fleet of boats, as remembered by his ten year old son.User Reviews:

Take It with You 2012 7.1

Take It with You 2012

Storyline: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 Eg...

Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons 1994 7.3

Joan the Maid 2: The Prisons 1994

Storyline:Film about the later life of Joan Of Arc including her trial and execution.User Reviews: My only major problem with Parts 1 and 2 of La Pucelle is that, historically, the guy who was the eminence gris and st...

Joan the Maid 1: The Battles 1994 7.1

Joan the Maid 1: The Battles 1994

Storyline:A part of Joan of Arc's life. At the beginning, Jeanne (Joan) has already left Domremy, she is trying to convince a captain to escort her to the Dauphin. It ends during Jeanne's first battle, at Orleans. Mea...

No Longer Human 2019 6.1

No Longer Human 2019

Storyline:Oguri Shun plays Dazai Osamu who is one of the more popular novelists in Japan. Like most artists he has his vulnerabilities and exposures. In this case, the man is an alcoholic and lustful nomad. In other w...

Prayers for Bobby TV Movie 2009 8.1

Prayers for Bobby TV Movie 2009

Storyline:In "Prayers for Bobby," Mary Griffith (Sigourney Weaver) is a devout Christian who raises her children with the conservative teachings of the Presbyterian Church. However, when her son Bobby (Ryan Kelley) co...

Toman 2018 6.6

Toman 2018

Storyline:This fascinating historical drama looks at the life of "the Czech Schindler," Zdenek Toman, a controversial figure who was an unsavory politician and dubious entrepreneur, but also the savior of hundreds of ...

Ludwig II 2012 6.1

Ludwig II 2012

Storyline:A dramatic retelling of the life of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, one of the most fascinating monarchs of modern times. From his accession to the throne at the age of 18 to his passionate support of Richard Wa...

Gods 2014 7.7

Gods 2014

Storyline:The early career of cardiac surgeon Zbigniew Religa. Despite harsh reality of the 1980s Poland, he successfully leads a team of doctors to the country's first human heart transplantation.User Reviews: Had ti...

An Impossible Love 2018 7.1

An Impossible Love 2018

Storyline:In the late 1950s in Châteauroux, France, Rachel, a modest office worker, meets Philippe, a brilliant young man born to a bourgeois family. This brief but passionate connection results in the birth of a daug...

The Erotic Adventures of Anais Nin TV Movie 2015 5.5

The Erotic Adventures of Anais Nin TV Movie 2015

Storyline:A one-hour celebration of Anais Nin's ground-breaking diaries, this special programme brings the influential author's voice to the fore in a way not seen before on television. Shivani Kapur and Lucy Cohu sta...

Zen & the Art of Dying 2015 6.8

Zen & the Art of Dying 2015

Storyline:Zenith Virago is an activist and educator who for over 20 years has been returning the coastal region of Byron Bay, Australia to a more communal, celebratory, and creative engagement with death and dying.Use...

Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids 2004 7.2

Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids 2004

Storyline:Documentary photographer Zana Briski journeyed into Calcutta's underworld to photograph the city's prostitutes. In return, she offered to teach the prostitutes' children the basics of photography so that the...

The Hiding Place 1975 7.5

The Hiding Place 1975

Storyline:Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working in their father's watchmaker shop in pre-World War II Holland. Their uneventful lives are disrupted with the coming of the Nazis. Suspected of hidin...

The Mystery of Picasso 1956 7.7

The Mystery of Picasso 1956

Storyline:Using a specially designed transparent 'canvas' to provide an unobstructed view, Picasso creates as the camera rolls. He begins with simple works that take shape after only a single brush stroke. He then pro...

Elon Musk: The Real Life Iron Man 2018 6.7

Elon Musk: The Real Life Iron Man 2018

Storyline:Discover the meteoric rise of Elon Musk, the man who is transforming the way we think about travel technology through electric cars, the Hyperloop, and revolutionary ideas on how we live through artificial i...

Disney Fam Jam TV Series 2020– 4.5

Disney Fam Jam TV Series 2020–

Storyline:Two families competing in three rounds of dance battles.User Reviews:

The Baader Meinhof Complex 2008 7.4

The Baader Meinhof Complex 2008

Storyline:Germany in the 1970s: Murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the yet fragile German democracy. The radicalised children of the Na...