In picturesque Montmarte, three children wearing a yellow star play in the streets, oblivious to the darkness spreading over
Nazi-occupied France. Their parents do not seem too concerned either, somehow putting their trust in the Vichy Government.
But beyond this view, much is going on. Hitler demands that the French government round up its Jews and put them on trains
for the extermination camps in the East. The collaborators start to put the plan into effect and within a short time, 13,000 of
Paris’s Jews, among them 4,000 children, will be rounded up and sent on a road with no return. The fateful date: July 16th,
1942, 68 years ago. With a meticulously constructed script based on extensive research and first-hand accounts,
writer/director Roselyne Bosch brings to the screen one of the most moving dramas of the year. Powered by fluid direction
and a string of stars- from Jean Reno (The Da Vinci Code, Leon: The Professional) to Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds,
The Concert) - La Rafle became a big box-office hit in France in the first half of 2010, and its audiences included thousands of
young people who came to learn about a dark chapter in their country’s history.
Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus'
legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.
The extraordinary true story of Oliver Woodward. It's 1916 and Woodward must tear himself from his new young love to go to
the mud and carnage of the Western Front. Deep beneath the German lines. Woodward and his secret platoon of Australian
tunnelers fight to defend a leaking, labyrinthine tunnel system packed with enough high explosives to change the course of
The story is set in the latter days of World War 2, against the backdrop of fierce combat on the eastern front. Brother's War is
based on real events. The western Allies push into Germany and the Red Army is fights its way towards Berlin. Churchill is
worried about Russia's post-war plans for Europe but most not endanger the increasingly threatened alliance between the
west and Russian A British military attached to the Red Army discovers a Russian war crime against the Polish government
in exile and is seized by Stalin's feared intelligence service. He finds unexpected help from an enemy and fellow prisoner a
German Captain. They discover a common bond in freemasonry and are bound by honor, oath and secrets. They are joined
by Anna, a beautiful Polish nurse cast adrift on the tides of war. The three are pursued by A Ruthless Russian commander
through Germany caring a secret that can change the outcome of the world and the fate of millions. Brother's War was
produced with strict attention to historic accuracy and military detail and portrays the horrors and heroism of desperate battles.
A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert.
1945 - Castle Kronberg, outside Frankfurt, is turned into a 'country club' for victorious American officers. The cynical Colonel
Jack Durant and the dazzling beautiful Lieutenant Kathleen Nash uncover the crown jewels of Germany - more diamonds,
rubies, emeralds, sapphires and pearls than are gathered in any one place outside the Tower of London. Nash and Durant
manage to get the gems to New York, where they must deal with gangsters to fence the loot. To make matters worse for the
two renegade officers, Princess Sophie discovers the theft of her jewels and complains to American army headquarters. It
now turns out that her brother fought for the Allies and is about to marry the future Queen of England. With double-crossing
gangland figures trying to control the gems and the army closing in on them, will Kathy Nash and Jack Durant stay true to
one other and their plan? Or will one sell the other out?
With the departure of the Bush Administration and the arrival of an era of transparency, opportunities are arising for the
disclosure of new information that may shed more light on the events that took place before and after 9/11/2001. Dramatically
narrated by Daniel Sunjata of FX s Rescue Me, and an outspoken advocate for the First Responders, Loose Change 9/11: An
American Coup first examines mysterious and infamous events that reshaped world history from the Reichstag Fire in 1933
that catapulted Hitler to dictatorship - to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident in 1964 that led to the Vietnam War, and then takes viewers
on a turbulent journey through several pivotal moments in history before delving into the most significant catastrophe in
recent memory, 9/11.
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hopes of
pursuing freedom while also falling in love with his master, the famous female philosophy professor and atheist Hypatia of
1939 is set between present-day London and the idyllic British countryside in the time before the beginning of the Second
World War. At a time of uncertainty and high tension, the story revolves around the formidable Keyes family, who are keen to
uphold and preserve their very traditional way of life. The eldest sibling Anne is a budding young actress who is in love with
Foreign Office official Lawrence, but her seemingly perfect life begins to dramatically unravel when she stumbles across
secret recordings of the pro-appeasement movement. While trying to discover the origin of these recordings, dark secrets are
revealed which lead to the death of a great friend. As war breaks out Anne discovers the truth and flees to London to try to
confirm her suspicions, but she is caught and imprisoned and only then does she finally begin to discover how badly she
has been betrayed.
A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in
European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of
the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.
Inspired by true events, THE CHILDREN OF HUANG SHI is a portrayal both sweeping and intimate of people who, thrown into
an unexpected and desperate situation, discover their capacity for love and responsibility. It tells how a young Englishman,
George Hogg came to lead sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand perilous miles across the
snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. And of how, in doing so, he came to
understand the true meaning of courage. During his journey, Hogg learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a
Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with Lee, a recklessly brave
Australian adventurer whom war has turned into an unsentimental nurse on horseback. Along the way Hogg befriends
Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war, who helps the young Englishman, his friends
and their sixty war orphans make their way across awesome (and rarely filmed) mountain and desert regions to a place of
safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China.
A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political
and personal life.
Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who
raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never
expected to see again.
Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII.
The gruesome tale of Countess Elizabeth Bathory, notorious yet obscure, has been recounted by historians, writers, poets,
playwrights, musicians, painters, and moviemakers. Tradition has it that Countess Bathory was the greatest murderess in
the history of humankind, as documented by her entry in the Guinness Book of Records.She tortured her victims, exclusively
women, before killing them. She bathed in their blood, and tore the flesh from their bodies with her teeth while they were still
alive. But is that really true? In four centuries, no historical document has been found to reveal what had exactly happened.
The plot of the film diametrically opposes the established legend.
Sergeant Michael Dunne fights in the 10th Battalion, AKA The "Fighting Tenth" with the 1st Canadian Division and
participated in all major Canadian battles of the war, and set the record for highest number of individual bravery awards for a
Barbara Hoffman (Birch) is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor.
She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling (Carradine) has to do is prove it.
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 Nazi generation lead by Andreas Baader,
Ulrike Meinhof and Gudrun Ensslin are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism:
American imperialism supported by the German establishment, many of whom have a Nazi past. Their aim is to create a
more human society but by employing inhuman means they not only spread terror and bloodshed, they also lose their own
humanity. The man who understands them is also their hunter: the head of the German police force Horst Herold. And while
he succeeds in his relentless pursuit of the young terrorists, he knows he's only dealing with the tip of the iceberg.
The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.
Hunger follows life in the Maze Prison, Northern Ireland with an interpretation of the highly emotive events surrounding the
1981 IRA Hunger Strike, led by Bobby Sands. With an epic eye for detail, the film provides a timely exploration of what
happens when body and mind are pushed to the uttermost limit.
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