Montréal, 1966. Jean Corbo, an idealistic 16-year-old of Québécois and Italian descent, befriends two far-left political activists and joins the FLQ (Liberation Front of Québec), an underground movement determined to spark a socialist revolution. Jean thus begins an inextricable march toward his destiny.
Meghe Dhaka Tara / Cloud Capped Star (2013) Kamaleswar Mukherjee, Saswata Chatterjee, Ananya Chatterjee, Abir Chatterjee, Biography, Drama
To Ritwik Ghatak film was not merely a form of entertainment, but a weapon, a medium to portray struggle of common men. He was successful neither in his career nor he could he become a good family man or husband. Still he was an artist who never compromised for personal gain, fame or profit.
The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers (2004) Stephen Hopkins, Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson, Biography, Comedy, Drama
The professional and personal life of actor and comedian Peter Sellers was a turbulent one. His early movie fame was based primarily on his comic characterizations, often of bumbling and foreign-accented persons, characters which he embodied.
Murph the Surf (1975) Marvin J. Chomsky, Robert Conrad, Don Stroud, Donna Mills, Biography, Comedy, Crime
Frühlingssinfonie / Spring Symphony (1983) Peter Schamoni, Nastassja Kinski, Herbert Grönemeyer, Rolf Hoppe, Biography, Music
‘Spring Symphony” is a story of love, hate and artistic ambitions. Nastassja Kinski and Herbert Gronemeyer star as Clara Wieck and Robert Schumann, star-crossed classical musicians of the nineteenth century trying to overcome the stifling objections of Wieck’s father.
To Hell and Back (1955) Jesse Hibbs, Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Action, Biography, Drama
True-life account of the military career of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in WWII. Native of Texas, he was placed in charge of his many younger siblings on the death of his mother and decided to join the military at the age of 18 to provide for them.
Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles (1998) Jennifer Baichwal, Paul Bowles, William S. Burroughs, Cherifa, Documentary, Biography
One of the most enigmatic artists of the 20th century, writer, composer and wanderer Paul Bowles (1910-1999) is profiled by a filmmaker who has been obsessed with his genius since age nineteen. Set against the dramatic landscape of North Africa, the mystery of Bowles (famed author of The Sheltering Sky) begins to unravel in Jennifer Baichwal’s poetic and moving Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles.
Prince of Players (1955) Philip Dunne, Richard Burton, Maggie McNamara, John Derek, Biography, Drama
A tragic and sentimental story that depicts the early career of the 19th century American actor, Edwin Booth with some mention of the events leading to the assassination of President Lincoln by Edwin’s brother, John Wilkes Booth. In the film, Edwin’s days in the spotlight dwindle shortly after his brother is caught and killed for assassinating Lincoln.
The film suggests Nijinsky was driven into madness by both his consuming ambition and self-enforced heterosexuality, the latter prompted by his romantic involvement with Romola de Pulszky, a society girl who joins impresario Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes specifically to seduce Nijinsky.
Van Diemen’s Land (2009) Jonathan auf der Heide, Oscar Redding, Arthur Angel, Paul Ashcroft, Biography, Drama, History
The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia’s most notorious convict. In 1822, Pearce and seven fellow convicts escaped from Macquarie Harbour, a place of ultra banishment and punishment, only to find a world less forgiving.. the Australian wilderness. Abandon all hope you who enter.