Category: Biography

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...

Capone 2020 5

Capone 2020

Storyline:The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.User Reviews: Al capone used to be an institution and a brandname for the free ...

Fahim 2019 6.7

Fahim 2019

Storyline:The story of Fahim Mohammad, world junior chess champion, born in Bangladesh in 2000, and currently playing in France.User Reviews: A father leaves Bangladesh with his son Fahim, a chess enthusiast to introd...

Jesus TV Mini-Series 1999 6

Jesus TV Mini-Series 1999

Storyline:Jesus dreams of a medieval battle in the name of Jesus Christ and of a dying world war soldier who, in desperation, calls out the name: Jesus. Jesus awakes, distraught. What is the meaning of this nightmare?...

Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 2008 7.5

Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 2008

Storyline:The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats - from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks. Written b...

Moses TV Mini-Series 1995 6.7

Moses TV Mini-Series 1995

Storyline:A retelling of the Bible story. Pharaoh Ramses II decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal Princess and raised as the brother of ...

Abraham TV Mini-Series 1993 7.1

Abraham TV Mini-Series 1993

Storyline:The Old Testament story of Abraham and the trials he endures. Commanded by God to lead his family to the promised land of Canaan with the promise that if he does so, his descendants will become a great and n...

Joseph TV Mini-Series 1995 7.6

Joseph TV Mini-Series 1995

Storyline:The story begins in Egypt, in the marketplace of Avaris where Joseph is sold as a slave to Potiphar, the Pharaoh's Chief Steward. Joseph, the favored son of the patriarch Jacob, was given into captivity by h...

Jacob TV Movie 1994 6.4

Jacob TV Movie 1994

Storyline:In the foreign land of Canaan lives Isaac, son of Abraham, with his clever, strong-willed wife Rebekah and his twin sons Esau and Jacob. The first-born, Esau, is a strong and fearless hunter with a voracious...

Tortured for Christ 2018 7.8

Tortured for Christ 2018

Storyline:A cinematic retelling of the testimony of 'Voice of the Martyrs' founder, Pastor Richard Wurmbrand, as written in his international bestseller "Tortured for Christ".User Reviews: If for no other reason than ...

A Child of the King 2019 1.8

A Child of the King 2019

Storyline:In the bordering villages of the Amazon Rainforest; children, toddlers and teenagers from the jungle search trash cans for food, steal knives to protect themselves at night, and live in fear of being forced ...

Palace of Silents 2010 6.5

Palace of Silents 2010

Storyline:The Silent Movie Theater has been screening the films of the silent era for over 65 years. It was almost lost to us completely when its previous owner, Lawrence Austin, was murdered in the theater's lobby. T...

Seberg 2019 5.4

Seberg 2019

Storyline:Inspired by real events in the life of Viimeiseen hengenvetoon (1960) star and French New Wave icon Jean Seberg, who in the late 1960s was targeted by Hoover's FBI, because of her political and romantic invo...

Fair Game 2010 6.8

Fair Game 2010

Storyline:Plame's status as a CIA agent was revealed by White House officials allegedly out to discredit her husband after he wrote a 2003 New York Times op-ed piece saying that the Bush administration had manipulated...

Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto 1954 7.5

Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto 1954

Storyline:Depicts the early life of the legendary warrior Musashi Miyamoto; his years as an aspiring warrior, an outlaw and finally a true samurai.User Reviews: The first of a trilogy that really should be viewed as a...