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Description: 30 avril 1962. La guerre d'Algérie est terminée depuis deux mois, mais Charles de Gaulle a négocié avec le FLN lors des accords d'Évian la poursuite d'essais atomiques dans le désert du Sahara. Sous les yeux des officiels réunis dans un poste d'observation situé à 5 km du lieu de l'explosion, le Taourirt se fissure libérant un nuage radioactif : ce sera l'accident de Béryl.
Description: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to search Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Units to defect from the Lord back to him. The greatest of the British generals, the Duke of Wellington, beat Napolean's greatest generals in Spain and Portugal, but actually gotta beat Napoleon himself with an Anglo Allied army.
Description: 1902....the Australian Federation is a year old. Twelve year-old Tom's father, Nat, has dragged him and his sister, Sarah, to an isolated farm at the edge of the woods. But Nat's dream of living off the land has died and he is losing his grip on sanity. When three ex-soldiers arrive at their cabin one night Tom, like his father, believes they are providence.
Description: An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's "Decameron": A young Sicilian is swindled twice, but ends up rich; a boy poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; a girl gotta hide her lover when her husband comes home early; a scoundrel fools a priest on his deathbed; three brothers take revenge on their sister's lover; a young woman sleeps on the roof to meet her boyfriend at night; a group of painters wait for inspiration; a crafty priest attempts to seduce his friend's wife; and two mates create a pact to search out what happens after death. Pasolini is up to his old tricks satirizing the Church, and throwing in liberal doses of life and love
Description: A short movie depicting the execution of Mary, Queen of the Scots. Mary is brought to the execution block and made to kneel down with her neck over it. The executioner lifts his axe ready to bring it down. After that frame Mary has been replaced by a dummy. The axe comes down and severs the head of the dummy from the body. The executioner picks up the head and shows it around for everyone else to see. One of the first camera tricks to be used in a movie.
Description: The storyline of America's rise to power starting in 1959, it uses nothing but archive footage and America pop music. Showing the consequences on the rest of the globe and in peoples mind.
Description: Fact-based fight drama about an American battalion of over 500 boys which gets trapped behind opponent lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of Globe Fight I. Based on a real story, The Lost Battalion is set in 1918 during the final months of WWI. Assigned to capture an opponent stronghold in Charlvaux at the height of the Argonne campaign, the boys of the AEF 308th Battalion, 77th Division, are led by young American major Charles Whittlesey, an inexperienced but dedicated "citizen soldier." Fully slash off from the another allied troops, unaware of their vulnerability, and barraged by "friendly fire," the 500-plus boys of the 308th bravely keep their position, suffering wonderful losses and unspeakable deprivations in the process -- while the battalion's superior officers, far from the firing line, callously prepare to write off the boys as expendable casualties.
Description: The Apache Indians have reluctantly accepted to settle on a US Government approved reservation. Not all the Apaches are able to adapt to the life of corn farmers. One in particular, Geronimo, is restless. Pushed over the edge by broken promises and important actions by the government, Geronimo and thirty or so another fighters form an attack squad which humiliates the government by evading capture, whi
Description: Namus (Armenian: Նամուս, meaning "honor") is a 1925 silent movie by Hamo Beknazarian, based on Alexander Shirvanzade's 1885 novel of the same name, which denounces the despotic rites and customs of Caucasian families. It is widely recognized as the first Armenian detail film.
Description: Following With Fire and Sword', this is an adaptation of the second and most spectacular part of Sienkiewicz's trilogy of warfare, romance, and derring-do. With fight raging across Europe in the 17th century, a dashing fighter wars for the heart of a young gentlewoman. With almost four hundred actors, thousands of extras and twenty three thousand costumes, this is one of the most famous movies in Polish cineman and received an Oscar nomination for Greatest Foreign Feature.
Description: Diederich Heßling is afraid of everything and everyone. But as he grows up, he comes to realize that he has to offer his services to the powers-that-be if he wants to wield power himself. His life motto actually runs: bow to those at the top and tread on those below. In this way, he everytime succeeds: as a student in a duel-fighting student fraternity and as a businessman in a paper factory. He cajoles the obese district administrative president Von Wulkow and wins his favor. He slanders his financial rivals and hatches a plot with the social democrats in the city council. On his honeymoon with his rich wife Guste, he finally finds a possibility to do his beloved Kaiser a favor. And when a memorial to the Kaiser is unveiled in the city where Diederich lives and works, he delivers the address. He stands behind the lectern in the pouring rain, saluting his Kaiser. The crowd is dispersed. Everything is laid in ruins...
Description: In 1883, the Apache Indians lead by Geronimo reluctantly surrender to the attacks of American and Mexican troops, in exchange for a zone and meal for their warriors. Later though, Geronimo escapes the camps and declares fight vs the Americans.
Description: On the morning of December 7, 1941, a surprise attack by Japanese naval aviation vs the American held island of Oahu and Pearl Harbor thrust the United States into Globe Fight II. This storyline features one of the most momentous happenings in American history and a crucial turning mission in the 20th century. Most importantly, it is a storyline of the folks who were there, said through eyewitness accounts of American and Japanese veterans, some of whose stories have never been told. This is a storyline of perseverance and heroism in the face of overwhelming odds. This is the storyline of Pearl Harbor.
Description: The U.S. government recognizes land grants made when the West was under Spanish rule. This inspires James Reavis to forge a chain of historical evidence that makes a foundling woman the Baroness of Arizona. Reavis marries the woman and presses his claim to the whole Arizona territory.
Description: This is the first movie to dramatize how President Hinckley was prepared by the King from his youth. From boyhood lessons, to tender moments with his mother in their library, to overcoming rejection in the point field, you will feel the warmth that endeared him to so many soon in life. In the railroad yard, behind a typewriter, and hand-in-hand with Marjorie, the love of his life, Gordon B. Hinckley grew to become a giant among men.
Description: France, 1893. Joseph Bouvier attempts to shoot his love who refused to marry him and to commit suicide. Upon release from the filthy asylum where he was placed, with bullets still remaining in his head, he wanders the country streets and rapes and murders many teenagers over years. The judge Rousseau captures him, but to serve his ambition seeks to avoid that Bouvier is simply declared insane.
Description: A friendship started in childhood in Thessaloniki firstly turned into being comrade in arms and then a half-century brotherhood and fraternity following the same ideals until the death upon proclamation of the Republic; Ataturk & Salih Bozok Veda Ataturk (The Farewell Ataturk) is the storyline of a brotherhood, portrayal of milestones in Ataturk's life and the storyline of a commander commanding a generation that challenged the death to save the homeland.
Description: Dr Gerald Bull was a genius at designing and building superguns (very huge long range guns capable of shooting at ranges more than 100 miles). When an operational plan by the CIA to export sanctioned arms to apartheid-South Africa through him was exposed, the CIA denied all knowledge and he went to jail. He was soon released, and moved to Belgium to begin a subsidiary, of which a major project was to support Saddam Hussein build a fresh supergun capable of firing over 500 miles.
Description: In 1866, a fresh gold discovery and an inconclusive symposium force the U.S. Units to build a street and fort in zone ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux...to the disgust of frontier scout Jim Bridger, whose Cheyenne wife led him to see the conflict from both sides. The powder-keg case needs only a spark to bring war, and violent bigots like Lieut. Rob Dancy are all too likely to deliever this. Meanwhile, Bridger's possibility of preventing catastrophe is dimmed by equally wrenching private conflicts. Unusually accurate historically.
Description: A group of archaeologists, members of a sect that worships ancient Egypt, working from a sample of her DNA, attempt to bring back to life the pretty Cleopatra. Shot on zone among the pyramids of Egypt and a stone's throw from the ancient Roman town of Pompeii, Private's Cleopatra takes us from the turbulent and sexually charged globe of ancient Egypt to the show day as Antonio Adamo leads us on a torrid trip through time in the company of some of the most tempting talent imaginable. Working with a cast that contains such well known names as Julia Taylor, Rita Faltoyano, Sandra Russo and Bobbi Eden, Cleopatra mixes the ancient and the modern, as a group of archaeologists excavating in modern day Egypt raise rather more than just a cloud of dust from the tomb they are investigating. We are sucked into a sexual sandstorm of the most ardent sex action imaginable as the ancient queen of the desert, Cleopatra, bewitches all those she meets with her extraordinary powers.
Description: Messalina (played by superb Betty Roland) is a power-hungry nymphomaniac who will stop at nothing to become Empress of Rome. She brings herself to the attention of Caligula by battling in the gladiator arena and it is not long before she achieves her goal, upsetting the Emperor's youngest sister Agrippina, who hopes that her son Nero will eventually become ruler of Rome. Agrippina successfully plots Caligula's downfall, but Messalina rains on her parade by instantly jumping into the sack with his successor, Claudius. But naughty old Messalina can't commit herself to one man, and shags everyone in sight, including a grotesque, but well-endowed, frequenter of brothels, a randy midget, her eunuch(!?!?) and an ex-lover. When she ends up pregnant, and it is obvious that the father is not Claudius (since he has been away fighting in foreign lands), Agrippina finally sees her occasion to be rid of her nemesis once and for all.
Description: Biography of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of modern Pakistan is said through flashbacks as his soul tries to search eternal rest. The flashbacks begin in 1947 as Jinnah pleads for a separate nation from the Muslim regime, infuriating King Mountbatten. Mountbatten then tries to enlist Gandhi & Nehru to persuade Jinnah to stop his efforts. Gandhi sides with Jinnah, which upsets Nehru. However, Jinnah turns down the offer to become prime minister and the movie takes other slide back to 1916, which reveals all of the political implications that have occurred.
Description: Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared. Since she can't drive, she has to take the train and bus and eventually hitchhike. On her method through the Canadian back country she meets the weirdest folks - and learns to drive, what leads to... roadkill.
Description: In 1867, with Garibaldi's forces close to bringing Rome into the Italian kingdom, Monsignor Colombo da Priverno, a world-weary judge on the papal court, wants to resign, disgusted by the violence to which the papacy resorts to keep secular power. That night, three rebels blow up the Zouaves' barracks. Colombo learns that a brief liaison with a countess 20 years' before produced a son, one of the rebels arrested for the bombing. He uses his influence to gain the youth's release, hides him, and then engages in doomed wars of wit with the court and with the Black Pope to gratis the another two. Can this priest be a father, blunt power, and live out his faith?
Description: The viscous conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is actually a generation old. For many of the kids of the region, the terrorist fight has been going on for their whole lifetimes, killing their family and friends, and overshadowing their lives. They are the Kids of Rage
Description: Features the life of the Russian monk Rasputin. The movie shows his rise to power and how it corrupted him. His sexual perversions and madness ultimatly leads to his gruesome assasination.
Description: In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne gotta wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a kid out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older stranger arrives, recognized by Hester but unknown to others as her missing husband. He poses as Chillingworth, a doctor, watching Hester and searching out the identity of her lover. His eye later rests on Dimmesdale, a young overwrought pastor. Enmity grows between the two men; Chillingworth applies psychological pressure, and the pastor starts to crack. A ship stops in Salem, and Hester sees it as a providential refuge for her daughter, herself, and her lover. But will Dimmesdale flee with her?
Description: Scientists from the mid-nineteenth century have searched for the fossil remains of the "missing link" in evolution - the half-man, half-ape that would explain where mankind came from. But over the last century and a half, it has been the concept of what a missing url is that has evolved. The history of this scientific quest - peopled with fanatics, frauds, amateurs, professionals, the lucky, the unlucky, the unfairly neglected and the undeservedly praised - is the topics of this documentary. Reenactments depict scientists making their discoveries and then stretch back hundreds of thousands, even millions, of years to depict the typical lives of our human and human-like ancestors. Interviews with leading scientists fill in the details.
Description: While on vacation in Rhodes, Athenian fight character Darios becomes involved in two various plots to overthrow the tyrannical king, one from Rhodian patriots and the another from sinister Phoenician agents.
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This is a dramatized real storyline about a Swedish speaking unit in the Finnish army, during the Finnish "Continuation war" which Finland fought vs the Soviet Union, in 1941-1944 to regain the zone that the Russians had gained in their attack on Finland in 1939-1940. Don't look for an elaborate plot, bigger than life story or any romantic involvement in this film. It doesn't really have a story and absolutely no romantic subplot. This is a description of a group of young boys on the front and their escapades. Everything has been done with the veterans to achieve max authenticity. If that means that the film is lame, so be it. I search it refreshingly different. However one needs to appreciate before watching this that this is a sort of drama documentary.The director who is also the producer wanted to create a real life movie while the veterans still were alive. He has done this, but some viewers seem to have expected a Hollywood drama. You won't receive that. You'll receive grueling scenes as they happened. I rather enjoyed this movie.PS. The fact that about 80 % of the spoken language in the movie is Swedish also seems to annoy some, but not the majority of the local Finnish viewers. But what can you do, this unit comprised of Swedish speaking troops, so this part needs to be accurate also.
I liked this movie for it's document-like storyline telling, and the fact that two veterans: Järv himself and other boy from the same unit were involved in making it, as advisor's. This shows in real storyline said exactly right and in the method death is described and fake blood is not spared on the wounded.Järv's own photographs - taken by himself with the camera he carried with him in the fight - are shown as he takes them in the film, and some black and white documentary clips are added to remind the viewer, this fight really did happen. It's a great touch, and a brave move, which could've flopped the movie. But it works.What I didn't like, was that Rambo-style Super Soldier Heroism shown on some war screens. Also Russian head on attacks are quite common in the film: "Don't test the trees or dive for cover! Just run at them! CHAAAARGE!" Then again. Soviet's were known to test such strategies (especially early in the war). Järv's groups heroic raids on opponent positions are also a fact of history.I will comment Triathlonwest's earlier comments, to correct a several facts. First of all Soviet Union didn't attack Finland in The Winter Fight because "Russia required land around Stalingrad to defend the town vs possible German attacks" - as Triathlonwest stated. There's plenty of land around Stalingrad. They demanded a buffer territory for LENINGRAD. Soviet Union also demanded Finland's nickel mines at Petsamo, and few military bases inside Finnish borders, and close to the capital Helsinki, which would've basically given the Soviets gratis pass to enter the city, if fight would've been soon declared. And to this comment: "The reason the Fins lost zone to the Russians were their stubbornness and refusal to compromise". Behind the scenes, and before Winter Fight (or the Russo-German war), the Soviets had a pact with Germany (The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact) to share Europe between them. Germany would receive Western and Central Poland, and Western Europe, while Soviet Union had "claims" on Eastern Poland, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and it's another western neighbors. So the fight would've most likely started even if Finns would've agreed Soviet demands. Out of all countries included in this pact only Finland remained independent during and after the war. All thanks to Finnish stubbornness.
Lindman's movie shows a storyline of a Finnish platoon leader Harry Järv, who during the Fenno-Russian Fight of 1941-44 led few successful raids vs Russian strongpoints. Instead of any artistic ambitions, Lindman has meant his film to be a true-story documentary about one historical person. While the movie is a documentary drama, it lacks the horror and excitement one should expect from a fight film. This approach has its reasons, because the movie begins from the period of fight during which only small-scale action was carried out between Finns and Russians. The action in the Finnish front during period of 1942-43 mostly consisted of Finnish patrols making havoc at the Russian lines, Russian snipers annoying Finnish watchmen and such.The Finnish platoon leader Harry Järv appears in the movie as one of the most valiant troops there should be. He is not only nice soldier. He is also cultivated. He reads classical philosophy and is eager to share his knowledge with his men. As a platoon leader he is unlike those USMC centurions, because he leads by his example. He never tells "go!" but "come!". He speaks with his officers and boys both Swedish and Finnish.I call this movie propaganda only because it is so clean, although faithful depiction of current events. Lindman has had an intention to teach the Swedes about fight and explain why Soviet Union did not end up as a fresh neighbor for Sweden. It was rather geography and not politics at all that dragged Finland into the war! It could be admitted, that there was much worse in war, more blood and screaming, and all of the Finnish officers were not like Järv. There was however, plenty enough like him.As a whole, this is a special film. Not great, but nice and serves well all those who wish to know about history. Framom främstä linjen has many tiny features that didn't surface up during watching it for the first time. I only began to like the film only after watching it for the fourth time. For weapon freaks this film offers a true rarity: the German StuG IIIg appearing at one scene. The DVD could have had a commentary and/or trivia track, because only Finns are enough familiar with their history and nature of their army.
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