Category: History

Donner Party: The Musical (2013) 6.5

Donner Party: The Musical (2013)

Storyline:Snowbound and desperate, some of the Donner Party died of starvation. Some of them did not. They all sang.User Reviews:

The Portuguese Falcon (2015) 7.1

The Portuguese Falcon (2015)

Storyline:A satire on anti-communist paranoia in the days of fascist dictatorship in Portugal. The series follows the adventures of the "Lusitanian superhero," the ultra-patriotic Captain Falcao, a man who follows the...

Fanny Lye Deliver’d (2019) 6

Fanny Lye Deliver’d (2019)

Storyline:Set on an isolated farm in Shropshire in 1657. The story of Fanny Lye, a woman who learns to transcend her oppressive marriage and discover a new world of possibility - albeit at great personal cost. Living ...

The Silent Mountain (2014) 5.5

The Silent Mountain (2014)

Storyline:How war affects the people in the spectacular Dolomiti Mountains at the outbreak of WWI between Italy and Austria-Hungary in 1915. Written by Waqar Kaim Khani/PRUser Reviews: When we think of...

Tamango (1958) 6.6

Tamango (1958)

Storyline:A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown. Written by Bruce...

Industrial Soundtrack for the Urban Decay (2015) 7.2

Industrial Soundtrack for the Urban Decay (2015)

Storyline:A journey through the crumbling industrial cities of Europe to America's thriving avant-garde scene. Industrial music emerged in the mid 70's, providing a vibrant, provocative and artistic soundtrack to the ...

Damn the Defiant! (1962) 7.1

Damn the Defiant! (1962)

Storyline:H.M.S. Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition of grievances to the Admiralty. Violence must be no part of it. The continual sadism of Defiant's first officer Lieutenant Scott-P...

Princess Caraboo (1994) 6

Princess Caraboo (1994)

Storyline:Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that ...

The Far Horizons (1955) 6.1

The Far Horizons (1955)

Storyline:United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent to survey the territory and go where no white man has gone before. Are they able to overcome the dangers wi...

Plymouth Adventure (1952) 6.3

Plymouth Adventure (1952)

Storyline:The story of the voyage of the "Mayflower" in its historic voyage across the Atlantic to the New World. The passenger list includes John Alden and Priscilla Mullins among those who made the 96-day storm-fill...

Triumph of the Spirit (1989) 6.8

Triumph of the Spirit (1989)

Storyline:Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amu...

The Gold Bug (2014) 6.5

The Gold Bug (2014)

Storyline:After an actor finds a treasure map detailing the location of ancient gold hidden near a town in the Misiones province named after the 19th-century politician Leandro N. Alem, he persuades the producers to c...

Something Ventured (2011) 7

Something Ventured (2011)

Storyline:Apple. Intel. Genentech. Atari. Google. Cisco. Stratospheric successes with high stakes all around. Behind some of the world's most revolutionary companies are a handful of men who (through timing, foresight...

Heimat is a Space in Time (2019) 7

Heimat is a Space in Time (2019)

Storyline:Heise's latest, Heimat is a Space in Time, is a monumental work that traces four generations of his family's archives, from the 19th century to the present - their intimate stories revealing the larger cultu...

Witchhammer (1970) 7.9

Witchhammer (1970)

Storyline:The time is the seventeenth century. The beggar Maryna Schuchová hides the Host in her scarf at the Communion. She admits to the parish priest Schmidt that she intended to give it to the midwife Groerová to ...

Three Kingdoms (2008) 6.2

Three Kingdoms (2008)

Storyline:His country torn asunder by civil war, Zhao Zilong, a common man heeds the call of duty and from the humblest of roots rises through the ranks on wings of courage and cunning to command an army charged with ...

The Illusionist (2006) 7.6

The Illusionist (2006)

Storyline:In late nineteenth century Vienna, renowned illusionist Eisenheim is reunited with the Duchess von Teschen when she is volunteered from the audience to participate in an illusion during one of his performanc...

Bengal Brigade (1954) 5.7

Bengal Brigade (1954)

Storyline:At the end of 1856, in Northeast India's Malakai Pass, British Colonial troops under the command of Captain Jeffrey Steven Claybourne are staging an attack on Indian rebels' position. The rebels are part of ...

One Sings, the Other Doesn’t (1977) 7.2

One Sings, the Other Doesn’t (1977)

Storyline:The intertwined lives of two women in 1970s France, set against the progress of the women's movement in which Agnes Varda was involved. Pomme and Suzanne meet when Pomme helps Suzanne obtain an abortion afte...

The Legend (1993) 7.2

The Legend (1993)

Storyline:This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governo...

Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955) 7.2

Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955)

Storyline:In 8th-century China, the Emperor is grieving over the death of his wife. The Yang family wants to provide the Emperor with a consort so that they may consolidate their influence over the court. General An L...

Airlift (2016) 8

Airlift (2016)

Storyline:It is in this scenario that Ranjit Katyal (played by Akshay Kumar), a wealthy and powerful Indian businessman, who has always seen himself as a Kuwaiti, rather than an Indian, realizes that he no longer wiel...

Gate of Hell (1953) 7.2

Gate of Hell (1953)

Storyline:In 1160, in the Heian Period, Lord Kiyomori travels with his court to another feud and his Castle Sanjo is invaded by two other lords, in a coup. The loyal samurai Moritoh Enda asks the court lady Kesa to po...

Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013) 6.1

Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)

Storyline:In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in ord...