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Historical


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Babi Yar. Context

Sergei Loznitsa  |   The Netherlands, Ukraine
German, Russian, Ukrainian  
Documentary, Historical, Political
In the fall of 1941, German troops, assisted by the Nazi-directed Ukrainian Police and with little resistance from the local population, shot dead 33,771 Jewish people in the Babi Yar ravine in northwest Kiev. [...]
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Belfast

Kenneth Branagh  |   United Kingdom
English  
Coming of Age, Drama, Historical
Belfast is the humorous, tender and intensely personal story of one boy’s childhood amid the tumult of 1960s Northern Ireland. Set in the city of filmmaker Kenneth Branagh’s birth and [...]
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Captain Volkonogov Escaped (Kapitan Volkonogov Bezhal)

Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov  |   Russia, France, Estonia
Russian  
Historical, Political, Thriller
1938 Leningrad. Captain Volkonogov (Yuri Borisov) has been working as an enthusiastic enforcer for the Soviet National Security Service extracting confessions—most of them false— from anyone deemed a threat by [...]
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Fabian: Going to the Dogs (Fabian oder Der Gang vor die Hunde)

Dominik Graf  |   Germany
German  
Drama, Historical, Literary Adaptation
Berlin, 1931. Young and dynamic flâneur Jakob Fabian (Tom Schilling) spends his days writing copy for cigarette advertisements. At night, he hops from brothel to bar and back again with [...]
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The French Dispatch

Wes Anderson  |   United Kingdom, France, Germany
English, French  
Comedy, Historical
On the occasion of the death of their beloved editor Arthur Howitzer, Jr., staffers of The French Dispatch, a widely circulated American magazine based in the French city of Ennui-sur-Blasé, [...]
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Great Freedom (Grosse Freiheit)

Sebastian Meise  |   Austria, Germany
German  
Drama, Historical, LGBTQ
In the aftermath of World War II, Holocaust survivor Hans (Franz Rogowski) is caught in a continuous cycle of incarceration as a result of paragraph 175, a law criminalizing homosexuality. [...]
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The Hand of God (È stata la mano di Dio)

Paolo Sorrentino  |   Italy
Italian  
Drama, Family Affairs, Historical
From Academy Award®-winning writer and director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, The Great Beauty, The Young Pope) comes the story of a boy, Fabietto Schisa, set in the tumultuous Naples of [...]
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The Last Duel

Ridley Scott  |   France, Ireland
English  
Action, Historical, Women Centered
From visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott comes a gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality of 14th century France. Based on actual events and written by Nicole Holofcener, [...]
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The Last Execution (Nahschuss)

Franziska Stüenkel  |   Germany
German  
Historical, Political, Thriller
East Berlin, 1981. Tempted by the offer of a prestigious professorship, ambitious scientist Franz Walter (Lars Eidinger) is convinced to go to work for the GDR’s Stasi. Blackmail, coercion, surveillance, [...]
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Mothering Sunday

Eva Husson  |   United Kingdom
English  
Drama, Historical, Romance
On a warm spring day in 1924, house maid and foundling Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young) finds herself alone on Mother’s Day.  Her employers, Mr. and Mrs. Niven (Colin Firth and [...]
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One Second (Yi miao zhong)

Zhang Yimou  |   China
Mandarin  
Drama, Film on Film, Historical
Set in a small Chinese village at the edge of the Gobi desert during the last years of the Cultural Revolution, an escaped prisoner risks everything to get his hands [...]
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Spencer

Pablo Larraín  |   United Kingdom, Germany
English  
Biopic, Historical, Women Centered
Kristen Stewart delivers a mesmerizing turn as Princess Diana in Pablo Larrain's haunting reimagining of the last few fateful days of her famously troubled marriage to Prince Charles. When the [...]