Category: History

Dance of the 41 (2020) 7.6

Dance of the 41 (2020)

Storyline:Based on the Ball of the Forty-One which was a society scandal in early 20th-century Mexico. The incident revolved around an illegal police raid carried out in November 1901 in a private home in Mexico City....

Bombshells and Dollies (2020) 7.6

Bombshells and Dollies (2020)

Storyline:Feature length Documentary on the Contemporary Pinup Girl Lifestyle and The Miss Viva Las Vegas Pinup Contest - 'Celebrating every woman's right to total body acceptance, to be self-confident and to be gorge...

Labyrinth of Cinema (2019) 7

Labyrinth of Cinema (2019)

Storyline:The story centers on a group of young people who travel back in time when they are in a movie theater just before closing time. They witness deaths during the closing days of Japan's feudal times and on the ...

Miyagino (2010) 5.7

Miyagino (2010)

Storyline:In Edo-era Japan, a ukiyo-e artist languishes in his master's shadow. Creatively stifled, he finds consolation in the company of a prostitute, and becomes entangled in a love triangle. A mystery emerges invo...

Sometimes in April (TV Movie 2005) 7.9

Sometimes in April (TV Movie 2005)

Storyline:When the Hutu nationalists raised arms against their Tutsi countrymen in Rwanda in April 1994, the violent uprising marked the beginning of one of the darkest times in African history which resulted in the d...

First Signal (2021) 4.3

First Signal (2021)

Storyline:When Air Force Space Command receives a signal from an alien satellite in Earth orbit an emergency meeting with the President reveals a government conspiracy.User Reviews: The film starts well, but it quickl...

Ridicule (1996) 7.4

Ridicule (1996)

Storyline:In the periwigged and opulent France of Louis XVI, an unwitting nobleman soon discovers that survival at court demands both a razor wit and an acid tongue. Written by Dawn M. BarcliftUser Rev...

Er più: storia d’amore e di coltello (1971) 6.1

Er più: storia d’amore e di coltello (1971)

Storyline:The story is set in Rome in 1900. In a seedy area of the city, Nino Patroni seeks to marry a fellow rogue with his sister.User Reviews: Though it doesn't seem to have had much, if any, English language distr...

Marat/Sade (1967) 7.5

Marat/Sade (1967)

Storyline:July 13, 1808 at the Charenton Insane Asylum just outside Paris. The inmates of the asylum are mounting their latest theatrical production, written and produced by who is probably the most famous inmate of t...

Persona Non Grata (2015) 6.5

Persona Non Grata (2015)

Storyline:The story of a Japanese diplomat, sometimes called the Schindler of Japan, and his life lading up to and after his decision to issue over 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees in Kaunas, Lithuania resulting in savi...

Io ricordo. Piazza Fontana (2019) 6

Io ricordo. Piazza Fontana (2019)

Storyline:A documentary-fiction that reconstructs the complex procedural path followed by the 1969 massacre through the point of view of Francesca Dendena, daughter of one of the victims and President of the Family As...

Figli del Destino (2019) 6.5

Figli del Destino (2019)

Storyline:The story of four Italian children facing the racial laws and the wave of hate brought by fascism against the Jews.User Reviews:

The Art Dealer (2015) 5.8

The Art Dealer (2015)

Storyline:A who-done-it about misappropriation of Jewish-owned art treasures during the period leading-up to World War II. A third-generation descendant overcomes seemingly insurmountable obstacles and deception to un...

Nothing Like the Sun (2018) 5.8

Nothing Like the Sun (2018)

Storyline:In the mid-twentieth century, Alice Mitchell works as a prostitute on the street. After her situation worsens, she unsuccessfully attempts to reconcile with her estranged family over her homosexuality. She t...

Caravans (1978) 6.2

Caravans (1978)

Storyline:The story happens in 1948, in a fictional country, called Zakharstan (in the novel "Caravans" is probably Afghanistan). Mark Miller (Michael Sarazyn) is a young U.S. Embassy employee who is responsible to fo...

The Scandalous Four (2011) 5.4

The Scandalous Four (2011)

Storyline:Penelope is forced to marry Jonathan but there is no attraction between the two. In fact, Jonathan is more interested in spending time with the butler than with his wife. Penelope finds a way of reuniting wi...

Nero’s Mistress (1956) 5.6

Nero’s Mistress (1956)

Storyline:Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina, his mother, arrives with her German praetorians...

Fünf letzte Tage (1982) 7

Fünf letzte Tage (1982)

Storyline:In Wittelbacherpalais, Munich's prison and Gestapo center, middle-aged Else Gebel awaits trial for carrying anti-Nazi material. She serves as a clerk in the Gestapo office. On Thursday, 18 February 1943, two...

Journey to Royal: A WWII Rescue Mission (2021) 6.4

Journey to Royal: A WWII Rescue Mission (2021)

Storyline:WWII hero with the 4th Emergency Rescue Squadron, Lt. Royal Stratton, leads a deadly mission to save the lives of nine downed airmen adrift in enemy waters of a war-torn South Pacific. Immersive cinematograp...

My Enemy’s Enemy (2007) 7.4

My Enemy’s Enemy (2007)

Storyline:A look at the history of one-time Gestapo commander Klaus Barbie, infamously known as "The Butcher of Lyon." This documentary's main focus will be on Barbie's post-war activities, in which he became a counte...

Only Fools Fall in Love (1995) 6.5

Only Fools Fall in Love (1995)

Storyline:The story of a rich man who looses his memory and a girl who cares for him trying to get him back to normal.User Reviews:

The Story of Ruth (1960) 6.7

The Story of Ruth (1960)

Storyline:Inspired by the tale from Hebrew scriptures and the Christian Bible, the Moabitess child Ruth is sold to the temple of Chemosh. Years pass and she serves as a priestess to the idol. While arranging a temple ...

Music to Madness: The Story of Komitas (2014) 6.8

Music to Madness: The Story of Komitas (2014)

Storyline:Born on September 26, 1869 in the Armenian homeland of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, Komitas was a frail, weak boy, but with a perfect singing voice. Despite humble life circumstances, it was his voice that br...

The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017) 6.1

The Rape of Recy Taylor (2017)

Storyline:Mrs. Recy Taylor was gang raped by six white boys in 1944 Alabama. Unbroken, she spoke up and fought for justice with help from Rosa Parks and legions of women.User Reviews: This was probably a good movie. H...