Hilary and Jackie (1998) Anand Tucker, Emily Watson, Rachel Griffiths, James Frain, Biography, Drama, Music
British sisters Hilary du Pré and Jacqueline du Pré are both talented musicians, Hilary a flautist, Jackie a cellist. With regard to their musical prowess, they have always had a friendly competitive nature with each other, fueled in large part by the want of their pianist mother, Iris, for them to achieve musical greatness.
Inch’Allah dimanche (2001) Yamina Benguigui, Fejria Deliba, Rabia Mokeddem, Amina Annabi, Biography, Drama
The story of an immigrant woman struggling against old world traditions. Zouina leaves her homeland with her three children to join her husband in France, where he’s been living for the past ten years.
Agora (2009) Alejandro Amenábar, Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Adventure, Drama, History
Alexandria, 391 AD: Hypatia teaches astronomy, mathematics, and philosophy. Her student Orestes is in love with her, as is Davus, her personal slave. As the city’s Christians, led by Ammonius and Cyril, gain political power, the institutions of learning may crumble along with the governance of slavery.
Tab Hunter Confidential (2015) Jeffrey Schwarz, Tab Hunter, Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman, Documentary, Biography
In the 1950s, Tab Hunter is number one at the box office and number one on the music charts. He is Hollywood’s most sought-after star and America’s boy next door. Natalie Wood, Debbie Reynolds and Sophia Loren are just a few of the actresses he is romantically linked to.
On October 6, 1970 while boarding an international flight out of Istanbul Airport, American Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle 2 kilos of hashish out of the country, the drugs strapped to his body.
Gable and Lombard (1976) Sidney J. Furie, James Brolin, Jill Clayburgh, Allen Garfield, Biography, Drama, Romance
The Eddie Cantor Story (1953) Alfred E. Green, Keefe Brasselle, Marilyn Erskine, Aline MacMahon, Biography, Drama, Music
This merry musical biography of “Banjo Eyes” will gladden the hearts of Cantor and musical fans alike. It’s got fabulous songs, assured direction by Alfred E. Green (The Jolson Story) and elaborate numbers typical of the Ziegfeld stage.
So This Is Love (1953) Gordon Douglas, Kathryn Grayson, Merv Griffin, Joan Weldon, Biography, Musical
Forget her string of Broadway successes. Forget even the flowers-and-candlelight ardor of handsome bachelors. There’s only one great passion in Grace Moore’s life: to star at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House.
Den goda viljan / Best Intentions (1992) Bille August, Samuel Fröler, Pernilla August, Max von Sydow, Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of Ingmar Bergman’s parents. In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden.