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Toast (2010) 2010

The ultimate nostalgia trip through everything edible in 1960s Britain.

Director: S.J. Clarkson

Stars: Oscar Kennedy, Victoria Hamilton, Colin Prockter, Ken Stott

6.6 IMDB Rating 195 Views
Catch a Fire (2006) 2006

A drama about terrorism in Apartheid-era South Africa, revolving around a policeman and a young man who carries out solo attacks against the regime.

Director: Phillip Noyce

Stars: Tim Robbins, Derek Luke, Bonnie Henna, Mncedisi Shabangu

6.7 IMDB Rating 81 Views
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985) 1985

A fictionalized account in four chapters of the life of celebrated Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.

Director: Paul Schrader

Stars: Ken Ogata, Masayuki Shionoya, Hiroshi Mikami, Junya Fukuda

7.9 IMDB Rating 76 Views
Kundun (1997) 1997

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

Director: Martin Scorsese

Stars: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

7.0 IMDB Rating 173 Views
Reds (1981) 1981

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United State...

Director: Warren Beatty

Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

7.4 IMDB Rating 119 Views
Heavenly Creatures (1994) 1994

Two teenage girls share a unique bond; their parents, concerned that the friendship is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Director: Peter Jackson

Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

7.4 IMDB Rating 170 Views
The Motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta) (2004) 2004

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Director: Walter Salles

Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

7.8 IMDB Rating 182 Views
This Boy’s Life (1993) 1993

The story about the relationship between a rebellious 1950s teenager and his abusive stepfather, based on the memoirs of writer and literature Profess...

Director: Michael Caton-Jones

Stars: Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Blechman

7.3 IMDB Rating 269 Views
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) 1928

In 1431, Jeanne d'Arc is placed on trial on charges of heresy. The ecclesiastical jurists attempt to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions...

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Stars: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley, Maurice Schutz

8.2 IMDB Rating 211 Views
Ashoka the Great (2001) 2001

The epic tale of King Asoka's life is recounted here.

Director: Santosh Sivan

Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Danny Denzongpa, Rahul Dev

6.7 IMDB Rating 460 Views
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