Category Drama

A Hidden Life

Inspired by real events, A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jagerstatter, a man who refused in the Second World War to fight for the Nazis...

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

One of the most heartfelt movies I’ve seen so far...

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

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Just Mercy

A powerful and challenging story, Just Mercy (2019) traces the experiences of young lawyer Bryan Stevenson and his historic battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan heads to Alabama to defend those convicted unfairly or those who have not been properly represented. With the help of lawyer Eva Ansley, who specializes in prisoner rights, he handles the most challenging cases: prisoners sentenced to death. One of his first and most incendiary cases is that of Walter McMillian, who, in 1987, was sentenced to death for murdering an 18-year-old girl, despite evidence proving his innocence and the fact that he is the only witness against him. it came from a criminal...

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The Turning

The Turning tells the story of a woman who takes care of two orphans, Miles and Fiona. The goodwill of the woman will be tested when a series of supernatural events begin to manifest in her residence. The story of The Turning is about a woman who cares for a number of orphans...

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Official Secrets

A 21st Century Morality Story, Official Secrets tells the true story of British medical sister Katharine Gun who, in the immediate aftermath of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, unveiled a top secret NSA memo exposing US-UK joint illegal spying operation against Council members Security Department. The report proposed the blackmail of smaller and undesirable member states to vote for the war. Journalist Martin Bright published the paper in The Observer newspaper in London and the story held headlines around the world. The members of the Security Council were outraged and any chance of a UN settlement in the war collapsed. Within days, Bush said he no longer needed UN support and invaded Iraq anyway. As Iraq descended into chaos, Katharine was arrested and charged with violating the Official Secrets Act. Martin also faced potential charges...

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Written and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is based on a true story. Inspired by a science book, a 13-year-old teenager, Trywell Kamkwamba, is building a windmill in an attempt to save his hungry village in Malawi. In an impoverished country of poverty, corruption and hunger, an ambitious child finds a way to fight hunger. Made from a real case, this life story inspires you to hope, when you really want to, you can change the world or at least the world around you. An impressive film about Africa’s poverty, hunger but also about the ambition of a child from a poor family to learn, to overcome their modest condition and to help their family...

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Emma

Jane Austen’s much-loved novel about how to find the right pair is re-imagined in this new big screen adaptation. Beautiful, smart and rich, Emma Woodhouse is like a queen who reigns unrivaled over her hive in her little hometown. The film is an elusive satire of social class differences, but also of the torments of maturation, in which Emma is forced to boldly advance, because she cannot refrain from triggering an avalanche of comic, romantic, but also emotionally suspenseful events, through her uninspired decisions and romantic blushes...

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The Lighthouse

The movie The ligthouse abounds with symbols and themes so widely used. Sexuality unleashed in isolation, demonization of the woman, appetite for violence as the engine of sexual repression, sad inability of two human beings of the same sex to support their otherness in a cloistered environment...

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The Two Popes

Fernando Meirelles, the director of “City of God”, nominated for the Oscars and screenwriter Anthony McCarten, nominated three times at the American Academy Awards, bring this deep story of one of the most dramatic power transitions of the last 2000 years. With the direction the church is going, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) asks Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins) for permission to retire in 2012. However, though he will face scandals and insecurities, Pope Benedict is proposing a tough date critic of his and the future successor of Rome to reveal a secret that will shake the Catholic Church from the foundation...

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