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Charlotte Gray (2001)

This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the best-selling novel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  James Fleet  •  Abigail Cruttenden  •  Charlotte McDougall

This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the best-selling novel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Armstrong
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  James Fleet  •  Abigail Cruttenden  •  Charlotte McDougall

Uprising (2001)

In the Warsaw ghetto in 1943, Jews rise against the Nazis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Leelee Sobieski  •  Hank Azaria  •  David Schwimmer  •  Jon Voight

In the Warsaw ghetto in 1943, Jews rise against the Nazis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Leelee Sobieski  •  Hank Azaria  •  David Schwimmer  •  Jon Voight

The Miracle Maker (2000)

A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. An amazing miracle brings to light the true meaning of Christ, and the sacrifices he endured for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek W. Hayes  •  Stanislav M. Sokolov
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Michael Bryant  •  Julie Christie  •  Rebecca Callard

A mother and father in search of help for their sick daughter cross paths with an extraordinary carpenter named Jesus, who has devoted his life to spreading God's word. An amazing miracle brings to light the true meaning of Christ, and the sacrifices he endured for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek W. Hayes  •  Stanislav M. Sokolov
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Michael Bryant  •  Julie Christie  •  Rebecca Callard

River Queen (2005)

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Stephen Rea

An intimate story set during the 1860s in which a young Irish woman Sarah and her family find themselves on both sides of the turbulent wars between British and Maori during the British colonization of New Zealand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Ward
CAST:  Samantha Morton  •  Kiefer Sutherland  •  Cliff Curtis  •  Stephen Rea

The Girl in the Café (2005)

Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Meneka Das  •  Anton Lesser

Lawrence, an aging, lonely civil servant falls for Gina, an enigmatic young woman. When he takes her to the G8 Summit in Reykjavik, however, their bond is tested by Lawrence's professional obligations.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Yates
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Meneka Das  •  Anton Lesser

FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Florence Hoath  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Elizabeth Earl

Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Harvey Keitel  •  Florence Hoath  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Elizabeth Earl

Miss Potter (2006)

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit', and her struggle for love, happiness and success.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Noonan
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Emily Watson  •  Barbara Flynn

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit', and her struggle for love, happiness and success.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Noonan
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Emily Watson  •  Barbara Flynn

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

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Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Ian McShane  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Geoffrey Rush

Captain Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a woman from his past, and he's not sure if it's love -- or if she's a ruthless con artist who's using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. When she forces him aboard the Queen Anne's Revenge, the ship of the formidable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Marshall
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Ian McShane  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Geoffrey Rush

The Moonstone (1996)

Greg Wise (Sense and Sensibility) and Keeley Hawes (Karaoke) star in this sumptuous adaptation of Wilkie Collins' classic mystery, the first detective novel ever written. The Moonstone, a sacred Hindu diamond was stolen from the head of the Moon God, in its shrine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Bierman
CAST:  Greg Wise  •  Keeley Hawes  •  Terrence Hardiman  •  Mellan Mitchell

Greg Wise (Sense and Sensibility) and Keeley Hawes (Karaoke) star in this sumptuous adaptation of Wilkie Collins' classic mystery, the first detective novel ever written. The Moonstone, a sacred Hindu diamond was stolen from the head of the Moon God, in its shrine ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Bierman
CAST:  Greg Wise  •  Keeley Hawes  •  Terrence Hardiman  •  Mellan Mitchell

Class of '76 (2005)

Inspector Tom Monroe (Robert Carlyle) investigates the mysterious death of several people that the only thing they have in common is being classmates. In addition, the deaths appear to be related to a mysterious "faceless child."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ashley Pearce
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Daniel Mays  •  Claire Skinner  •  Robert Glenister

Inspector Tom Monroe (Robert Carlyle) investigates the mysterious death of several people that the only thing they have in common is being classmates. In addition, the deaths appear to be related to a mysterious "faceless child."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ashley Pearce
CAST:  Robert Carlyle  •  Daniel Mays  •  Claire Skinner  •  Robert Glenister

Closer to the Moon (2014)

A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nae Caranfil
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  Mark Strong  •  Harry Lloyd  •  Joe Armstrong

A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nae Caranfil
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  Mark Strong  •  Harry Lloyd  •  Joe Armstrong

The Cherry Orchard (1981)

Madame Ranevsky and her daughter Anya return home from Paris to find that their beloved family estate and cherry orchard are to be auctioned off to pay debts. Lopahin, a former serf on the estate who is now a walthy landowner, proposes razing the home and cherrt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Bill Paterson  •  Anton Lesser  •  Harriet Walter

Madame Ranevsky and her daughter Anya return home from Paris to find that their beloved family estate and cherry orchard are to be auctioned off to pay debts. Lopahin, a former serf on the estate who is now a walthy landowner, proposes razing the home and cherrt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Bill Paterson  •  Anton Lesser  •  Harriet Walter

The Scapegoat (2012)

Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Andrew Scott  •  Jodhi May  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Matthew Rhys

Set in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Sturridge
CAST:  Andrew Scott  •  Jodhi May  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Matthew Rhys

Into the Blue (1997)

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Contemporary thriller set partly on the island of Rhodes. A bankrupt former garage owner, now working as a waiter and a caretaker on the Greek isle, is hauled in by the local police when a young Englishwoman he has befriended goes missing. Under suspicion of murder ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  John Thaw  •  Kevork Malikyan  •  Matthew Marsh  •  Andreas Karras

Contemporary thriller set partly on the island of Rhodes. A bankrupt former garage owner, now working as a waiter and a caretaker on the Greek isle, is hauled in by the local police when a young Englishwoman he has befriended goes missing. Under suspicion of murder ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  John Thaw  •  Kevork Malikyan  •  Matthew Marsh  •  Andreas Karras

Moses (1995)

An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip Stone, Anthony ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Frank Langella  •  Christopher Lee  •  Anna Galiena

An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip Stone, Anthony ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Young
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Frank Langella  •  Christopher Lee  •  Anna Galiena

Eroica (2003)

British filmmaker Simon Cellan Jones directs the BBC drama Eroica, starring Ian Hart as Ludwig van Beethoven. Shot on digital video, this TV film depicts the first performance of Beethoven's Third Symphony, June 9th, 1804, in Vienna, Austria. Prince Lobkowitz (Jack ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Ian Hart  •  Jack Davenport  •  Peter Hanson  •  Claire Skinner

British filmmaker Simon Cellan Jones directs the BBC drama Eroica, starring Ian Hart as Ludwig van Beethoven. Shot on digital video, this TV film depicts the first performance of Beethoven's Third Symphony, June 9th, 1804, in Vienna, Austria. Prince Lobkowitz (Jack ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Cellan Jones
CAST:  Ian Hart  •  Jack Davenport  •  Peter Hanson  •  Claire Skinner

Twelfth Night, or What You Will (1988)

The tale begins when a brother and sister are separated in a shipwreck, but survive to be washed up on the shore of Illyria. The sister, Viola, disguises herself as a man and takes service with Duke Orsino, who has fallen in love with Lady Olivia. Entrusted with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Kafno
CAST:  Frances Barber  •  Christopher Hollis  •  Richard Briers  •  Anton Lesser

The tale begins when a brother and sister are separated in a shipwreck, but survive to be washed up on the shore of Illyria. The sister, Viola, disguises herself as a man and takes service with Duke Orsino, who has fallen in love with Lady Olivia. Entrusted with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Kafno
CAST:  Frances Barber  •  Christopher Hollis  •  Richard Briers  •  Anton Lesser

Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989)

A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp, the film follows his liberation and his rise to become one of the leading Nazi hunters in the world, bringing such criminals to justice as Adolf ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Craig T. Nelson  •  David Threlfall  •  Paul Freeman

A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp, the film follows his liberation and his rise to become one of the leading Nazi hunters in the world, bringing such criminals to justice as Adolf ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Ben Kingsley  •  Craig T. Nelson  •  David Threlfall  •  Paul Freeman

Flutter (2011)

Chancer John lives for playing the odds - and he's always willing to take a calculated risk. But when he meets the mysterious and beautiful female bookie Stan, he discovers there's much more to gambling than just greyhounds and horses. Lured by her huge payoffs, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giles Borg
CAST:  Joe Anderson  •  Anna Schafer  •  Billy Zane  •  Luke Evans

Chancer John lives for playing the odds - and he's always willing to take a calculated risk. But when he meets the mysterious and beautiful female bookie Stan, he discovers there's much more to gambling than just greyhounds and horses. Lured by her huge payoffs, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giles Borg
CAST:  Joe Anderson  •  Anna Schafer  •  Billy Zane  •  Luke Evans

Einstein's Big Idea (2005)

Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusion: mass and energy are one, related by the formula E = mc2. In "Einstein's Big Idea," NOVA dramatizes the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Johnstone
CAST:  Andrew Callaway  •  Andy Crabbe  •  Daniel D'Alessandro  •  Julian Rhind-Tutt

Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusion: mass and energy are one, related by the formula E = mc2. In "Einstein's Big Idea," NOVA dramatizes the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Johnstone
CAST:  Andrew Callaway  •  Andy Crabbe  •  Daniel D'Alessandro  •  Julian Rhind-Tutt
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