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Vanessa Redgrave

Born: January 30, 1937


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The Secret Scripture (2017)

Movie
Drama |
Ireland |
| 108 Min

The hidden memoir of an elderly woman confined to a mental hospital reveals the history of her passionate yet tortured life, and of the religious and political upheavals in Ireland during the 1920s and 30s.

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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)

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Romance |
Drama |
| 105 Min

Romance sparks between a young actor and a leading lady.

0 2017 105
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Prick Up Your Ears (2017)

Movie
Drama |
United Kingdom |
| 111 Min

Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton moves to London in 1951, to study at RADA, and enjoys an openly gay relationship with Halliwell in their famous Islington flat in the 1960s. However, when Orton achieves spectacular success with such plays as 'What the Butler Saw' and 'Loot', Halliwell begins to feel alienated and the pair's future looks increasingly uncertain.

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Foxcatcher (2014)

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Drama |
Thriller |
| 134 Min

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.

71 2014 134
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Black Box (2014)

TV Show
USA |
| 60 Min

Catherine Black is a world-famous neurologist at the state-of-the-art medical institution known as "The Cube". Catherine is brilliant, beautiful, and at the top of her game, though she's hiding a secret of her own: she's bipolar. Each week, the doctors on staff attempt to unravel the mysteries of the brain and are constantly challenged by cases never-before-seen on television. The medical stories are moving, bizarre and a visual feast. The personal stories are riveting. The patients have rare, highly visual, often hallucinogenic and startling conditions, which we’ll see through their eyes as Catherine diagnoses and treats them.

78 2014 60
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The Butler (2013)

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Drama |
USA |
| 132 Min

A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White Houses head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.

71 2013 132
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The Thirteenth Tale (2013)

Movie
United Kingdom |
| 90 Min

Margaret Lea (Olivia Colman), a young biographer, attempts to interview writer Vida Winter (Vanessa Redgrave), whose health is deteriorating. Vida has previously denied access to the secrets of her life and childhood home. Vida tells her story to Margaret, helping Margaret to confront her past.

71 2013 90
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Song for Marion (2012)

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Romance |
United Kingdom |
| 93 Min

A feel-good, heart-warming story about how music can inspire you. Song for Marion stars Terence Stamp as Arthur, a grumpy pensioner who can't understand why his wife Marion (Vanessa Redgrave) would want to embarrass herself singing silly songs with her unconventional local choir. But choir director Elizabeth (Gemma Arterton) sees something special in the reluctant Arthur and refuses to give up on him. As she coaxes him out of his shell, Arthur realizes that it is never too late to change.

70 2012 93
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Political Animals (2012)

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Drama |
| 252 Min

Political Animals is a six-part miniseries. Elaine Barrish's husband Bud was a popular President of the United States during the 1990s despite his extramarital affairs. After leaving the White House, Elaine Barrish was elected Governor of Illinois and ran for the Democratic nomination for President, but lost to Paul Garcetti. The night Barrish conceded the nomination, she asked her husband for a divorce. Two years later, as Garcetti's Secretary of State, Barrish deals with State Department issues while trying to keep her family together.

78 2012 252
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Anonymous (2011)

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Thriller |
Drama |
United Kingdom |
Germany |
| 130 Min

A political thriller advancing the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays; set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her.

69 2011 130
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Coriolanus (2011)

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Drama |
Thriller |
Italy |
USA |
| 123 Min

Caius Martius, aka Coriolanus, is an arrogant and fearsome general who has built a career on protecting Rome from its enemies. Pushed by his ambitious mother to seek the position of consul, Coriolanus is at odds with the masses and unpopular with certain colleagues. When a riot results in his expulsion from Rome, Coriolanus seeks out his sworn enemy, Tullus Aufidius. Together, the pair vow to destroy the great city.

62 2011 123
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Letters to Juliet (2010)

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Comedy |
Drama |
Romance |
USA |
| 105 Min

An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered \letter to Juliet\ -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lovers Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the \secretaries of Juliet\ -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.

65 2010 105
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Animals United (2010)

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Animation |
Comedy |
Germany |
| 93 Min

A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to the humans not to interfere with nature.

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The Whistleblower (2010)

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Germany |
| 112 Min

Based on the experiences of Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) who discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost.

72 2010 112
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Atonement (2007)

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Drama |
Romance |
France |
United Kingdom |
| 123 Min

Based on Ian McEwan's celebrated novel, Atonement stars Academy Award®-nominee Keira Knightley in this English-set, thought-provoking film about a young man, wrongfully accused of rape, who enlists in the armed forces to avoid jail time and must survive WWII in order to return home to his one true love. Spanning the decades from the interwar period to the turn of the millennium, Atonement is a haunting and provocative film experience. Also starring Oscar®-winner Vanessa Redgrave and Oscar®-nominee Brenda Blethyn. Nominated for seven Academy Awards®.

78 2007 123
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Evening (2007)

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Romance |
USA |
| 130 Min

As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid flashbacks, the young Ann (Claire Daines) spends one night with a man named Harris (Patrick Wilson), who was the love of her life.

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How About You... (2007)

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Drama |
| 100 Min

HOW ABOUT YOU tells the story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend the festive period with their families, four residents, known as 'the hardcore' remain. Their behavior is so terrible that the home faces closure as potential new residents are put off by their appalling ant

69 2007 100
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Dealing and Wheeling in Small Arms (2007)

Movie
| 90 Min

DEALING AND WHEELING IN SMALL ARMS is a political documentary on the uncontrolled widespread of small arms, which rule and ruin the lives of a growing number of people in developing countries. Through the eyes of different experts whose lives depend on small arms, the film shows the causes and impact of the trade—both legal, 'grey' and illegal—in small arms and its ammunitions, in particular in regions where the European Union and the United Nations are active, such as former Yugoslavia and Congo. Especially interesting for the western audience, the film shows how brokers—often under some 'organized' legal cover—buy weapons collected by the EU and NATO during their mission in Bosnia. These brokers transfer the weapons directly to African battlefields where they continue their killing lifespan unhindered.

90 2007 90
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The White Countess (2005)

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Drama |
Romance |
Russia |
China |
| 135 Min

The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, \The White Countess\ is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a blind American diplomat named Jackson (Ralph Fiennes), who asks Sofia to be the centerpiece of the world he wants to create.

67 2005 135
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The Fever (2004)

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United Kingdom |
USA |
| 83 Min

Tells the story of a woman who gets involved in politics with no previous contact with world events.

61 2004 83
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The Gathering Storm (2002)

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Drama |
Sci-Fi |
| 94 Min

A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives.

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Girl, Interrupted (1999)

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Drama |
Germany |
USA |
| 127 Min

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, \Girl, Interrupted\ is the searing true story of Susanna Kaysen (Winona Ryder), a young woman who finds herself at a renowned mental institution for troubled young women, where she must choose between the world of people who belong on the inside -- like the seductive and dangerous Lisa (Angelina Jolie) -- or the often difficult world of reality on the outside.

73 1999 127
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Deep Impact (1998)

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Adventure |
Drama |
Romance |
Sci-Fi |
Thriller |
USA |
| 120 Min

A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian crew into space to destroy the comet before impact. Meanwhile, an enterprising reporter uses her smarts to uncover the scoop of the century.

61 1998 120
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Deja Vu (1998)

Movie
| 117 Min

L.A. shop owner Dana and Englishman Sean meet and fall in love at first sight, but Sean is married and Dana is to marry her business partner Alex.

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Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

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USA |
| 103 Min

This film is about a famous jazz saxophonist, Izzy who's life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

63 1998 103
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Wilde (1997)

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Drama |
Germany |
United Kingdom |
| 118 Min

The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realisation of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and responsibility with his obsessive love for Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed Bosie. After legal action instigated by Bosie's father, Wilde refused to flee the country and was sentenced to to two years at hard labour

69 1997 118
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Mission: Impossible (1996)

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Adventure |
Thriller |
USA |
| 110 Min

When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, hes surprised to learn that hes the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt now must ferret out the real double agent and, in the process, even the score.

71 1996 110
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Looking For Richard (1996)

Movie
USA |
| 112 Min

Al Pacino's deeply-felt rumination on Shakespeare's significance and relevance to the modern world through interviews and an in-depth analysis of \Richard III.\

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A Month by the Lake (1995)

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Drama |
Romance |
United Kingdom |
| 92 Min

For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw arrives. He suggests they meet for cocktails and Miss Bentley stands him up -- not even thinking about it -- as she helps the new nanny of an Italian family settle in. Miss Beaumont, a tall, young American who has dropped out of finishing school in Switzerland, is bored and finds some amusement in flirting with the major, whose libido is awakened for the first time since before the great war. And Miss Bentley now finds more about the major to admire than his ears.

64 1995 92
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Mother's Boys (1994)

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Thriller |
| 96 Min

Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a divorce. She responds by trying to turn her three boys against Callie, then by slashing herself and blaming her rival and finally by drawing her 12-year-old, Kes, into a murderous plot.

53 1994 96
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Great Moments in Aviation (1994)

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Romance |
| 93 Min

For ten years, engineer Bill Markham has searched tirelessly for his son Tommy who disappeared from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Miraculously, he finds the boy living among the reclusive Amazon tribe who adopted him. And that's when Bill's adventure truly begins. For his son is now a grown tribesman who moves skillfully through this beautiful-but-dangerous terrain, fearful only of those who would exploit it. And as Bill attempts to \rescue\ him from the savagery of the untamed jungle, Tommy challenges Bill's idea of true civilization and his notions about who needs rescuing.

72 1994 93
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The House of the Spirits (1993)

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France |
Germany |
| 140 Min

A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.

69 1993 140
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Howards End (1992)

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Romance |
United Kingdom |
| 140 Min

Merchant Ivory’s adaptation of EM Forster’s classic 1910 novel, starring Emma Thompson, Helena Bonham Carter, Anthony Hopkins & Vanessa Redgrave returns to the big screen in a beautiful new 4K restoration. Stunning location photography, lavishly detailed sets & elegant period costumes, this compelling saga follows the interwoven fates and misfortunes of three families amid the changing times of Edwardian England. It tells the story of two free-spirited, cosmopolitan sisters, Margaret (Emma Thompson) and Helen Schlegel (Helena Bonham Carter), who collide with the world of the very wealthy ­­– one sister benefiting from the acquaintance with the Wilcoxes (owners of the beloved country home Howards End), the other all but destroyed by it. Anthony Hopkins is the conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and Vanessa Redgrave is his ailing wife Ruth Wilcox.

75 1992 140
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Wetherby (1985)

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United Kingdom |
| 102 Min

The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

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The Bostonians (1984)

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| 122 Min

Based on Henry Jamess novel of the same name. This bittersweet tragicomedy centers on an odd triangle of characters: Basil Ransom, a political conservative from Mississippi; Olive Chancellor, Ransoms cousin and a Boston feminist; and Verena Tarrant, a pretty, young protégée of Olives in the feminist movement. The storyline concerns the struggle between Ransom and Olive for Verenas allegiance and affection, though the film also includes a wide panorama of political activists, newspaper people, and quirky eccentrics.

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Agatha (1979)

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Drama |
Thriller |
United Kingdom |
| 105 Min

In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a fictional account of Christies time away, showing her as a woman fleeing her own life after the death of her mother and the announcement from her husband that he is leaving her. She flees to a spa in Harrogate. With the whole country looking for her, an American reporter finds her and ultimately tries to help her.

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Julia (1977)

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Drama |
| 117 Min

JULIA covers the 1930s when Lillian attained fame with the production of her play \The Childrens' Hour\ on Broadway. It centers on Lillian's relationship with her friend, Julia. It's a relationship that goes beyond mere acquaintance and one for which the word \love\ seems appropriate. While Julia attends the University in Vienna, Lillian suffers through revisions of her play with her mentor and sometimes lover Dashiel Hammett. After becoming a celebrated playwright, Lillian is invited to a writers conference in Russia. Julia, having taken up the battle against fascism, enlists Lillian en route to smuggle money through Nazi Germany which will assist in the Anti-Fascist cause. During a brief meeting with Julia on this trip, Lillian learns that Julia has had a child which is called Lilly.

74 1977 117
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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

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United Kingdom |
| 113 Min

Concerned about his friend's cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of Holmes' subconscious, while Holmes devotes himself to solving a mystery involving the kidnapping of Lola Deveraux.

68 1976 113
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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

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| 128 Min

In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.

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Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)

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United Kingdom |
| 128 Min

Mary Stuart, who was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old, is the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at he age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth Tudor, the English Queen and her arch adversary. Nineteen years later the life of Mary is to be ended on the scaffold and with her execution the last threat to Elizabeths throne has been removed. The two Queens with their contrasting personalities make a dramatic counterpoint to history.

75 1971 128
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Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

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United Kingdom |
| 138 Min

A movie about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the \Game of War\ and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around the words of the marching songs of the soldiers, and many scenes portray some of the more famous (and infamous) incidents of the war, including the assassination of Duke Ferdinand, the Christmas meeting between British and German soldiers in no-mans-land, and the wiping out by their own side of a force of Irish soldiers newly arrived at the front, after successfully capturing a ridge that had been contested for some time.

72 1969 138
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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)

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Adventure |
Drama |
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United Kingdom |
| 139 Min

A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary charge made by the British Light Brigade against a Russian artillery battery in a small valley which resulted in the near-destruction of the brigade due to error of judgement and rash planning on part by the inept British commanders.

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Camelot (1967)

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| 179 Min

King Arthur establishes the ideals and laws of Camelot but is tragically forced to enforce these laws against his own wife.

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A Man for All Seasons (1966)

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USA |
| 120 Min

A Man for All Seasons is the filmed version of the life of Thomas More. An English man comes to Sir Thomas More to ask if he can divorce his wife since King Henry VIII has made it illegal. Sir Thomas More stands up in opposition to the King even though he knows he’s risking his own life. An award winning film from 1966.

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Blow-Up (1966)

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USA |
| 111 Min

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. The fact that he has photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together.

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