Films that transport the viewer to past moments in time.
A Royal Affair Film Review
A young queen, married to a mentally unstable king, begins an illicit love affair with the court physician. Based on historical events that took place in Denmark in the 18th Century, "A Royal Affair" features Alicia Vikander's breakout role.
Augustine Film Review
Writer/director Alice Winocour uses historical fact as the basis for her powerful debut feature. A young woman suffering mysterious seizures is committed to a hospital for female "hysterics". A seductive game begins between Augustine, who wants her life back, and the controlling Dr. Charcot.
Elizabeth Tudor (1533 – 1603) became Elizabeth I, Queen of England, ruling from 1553 to 1603, after a long and tumultuous road that included being disowned and imprisoned. She is renowned as one of England’s greatest monarchs.
Jauja Film Review
Viggo Mortensen is the star and co-producer of this striking film from director Lisandro Alonso. Mortensen plays a Danish military officer in 19th century Argentina, on a quest to recover his runaway teenage daughter.
The Salvation Film Review
"The Salvation" is Danish director Kristian Levring's homage to the American Western. Mads Mikkelsen, discarding the villainous character type he usually plays in English language films, is the hero in this tale of revenge.
The Water Diviner Film Review
Russell Crowe makes his directorial debut in this period drama that takes place in 1919, following World War I. Crowe plays Joshua Connor, an Australian farmer who suffers the terrible loss of his three sons in the Battle of Gallipoli, then travels to the battlefield to recover their bodies.
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A Western that has resonance for contemporary audiences, "The Wonderful Country" stars Robert Mitchum as a gunman searching for his identity. Living in exile in Mexico, he must decide whether to remain south of the border or cross to the other side. Julie London co-stars.
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