Australia: Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscape, they experience the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by Japanese forces firsthand.
Black Book: In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.
Mother Night: Howard W. Campbell, Jr., an American expatriate playwright, Nazi radio propagandist, and Allied spy, writes his memoirs during his pre-trial confinement in 1961 Haifa and learns that people are what they pretend to be.
Defiance: Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants.
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind: American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front: A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.
Giva 24 Eina Ona
Giva 24 Eina Ona: This movie was the first movie produced in Israel. It deals with the outbreak of hostilities during the war for independence in 1947. The memory from this movie was the sadness and stupidity of people killing each other and how its always the old who lead us to war and only the young who die... (Phil Ochs)
Custers Last Stand
Custers Last Stand: When some men are attacked by Indians, a survivor obtains an Indian medicine arrow. An Indian tells Blade he has found gold but will not tell him where until he has that arrow. So Blade starts killing the survivors of the attack but fails to get the arrow. One of the men he kills is John Cardigan and Kit Cardigan, a Scout for Custer, now starts looking for the killer of his father.
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp: Portrays in warm-hearted detail the life and loves of one extraordinary man. We meet the imposingly rotund General Clive Wynne-Candy, a blustering old duffer who seems the epitome of stuffy, outmoded values. Traveling backwards 40 years we see a different man altogether: the young and dashing officer Sugar Candy. Through a series of relationships with three women and his lifelong friendship with a German officer, we see Candys life unfold and come to understand how difficult it is for him to adapt his sense of military honor to modern notions of total war.
Kundun: From childhood until adulthood, Tibets 14th dalai lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.
Slaughterhouse-Five: A man tells his story of how he became unstuck in time and abducted by aliens.
Coup De Grace
Coup De Grace : A countess unrequited love for an army officer leads to disaster.
Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage
Sophie Scholl - Die letzten Tage: The Final Days is the true story of Germanys most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to life. Sophie Scholl is the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Using historical records of her incarceration, the film re-creates the last six days of Sophie Scholls life: a journey from arrest to interrogation, trial and sentence in 1943 Munich. Unwavering in her convictions and loyalty to her comrades, her cross-examination by the Gestapo quickly escalates into a searing test of wills as Scholl delivers a passionate call to freedom and personal responsibility that is both haunting and timeless.
Cross of Iron
Cross of Iron: In 1943, in the Russian front, the decorated leader Rolf Steiner is promoted to Sergeant after another successful mission...
Enemy at the Gates
Enemy at the Gates: Two Russian and German snipers play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.
Battaglia di Algeri La
Battaglia di Algeri, La: A surprisingly unbiased account of the bloodiest revolution in modern history.
Gallipoli: Two Australian sprinters face the brutal realities of war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey during World War I.
Come See the Paradise
Come See the Paradise: Portraying one of the shadier details of American history, this is the story of Jack McGurn, who comes to Los Angeles in 1936. He gets a job at a movie theatre in Little Tokyo and falls in love with the bosss daughter, Lily Kawamura. When her father finds out, he is fired and forbidden ever to see her again. But together they escape to Seattle. When the war breaks out, the authorities decide that the Japanese immigrants must live in camps like war prisoners.
Die Fälschung: Laschen, a German journalist, travels to the city of Beirut during the fights between Christians and Palestinians to produce an essay about the situation. Together with his photographer, he meets some important people and discovers the everyday face of the war. He also has to figure out about his home life, where his marriage is in a big crisis.
Andrey Rublyov: Andreiv Rublev charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th Century Russian history, a period marked by endless fighting between rival Princes and by Tatar invasions.
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli: In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
The Quiet American
The Quiet American: An older British reporter vies against a young American for the affections of a Vietnamese beauty.
Fahrenheit 9/11: Michael Moores view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Atonement: Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sisters lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.
Sunshine: The film follows a Jewish family living in Hungary through three generations, rising from humble beginnings to positions of wealth and power in the crumbling Austro-Hungarian Empire. The patriarch becomes a prominent judge but is torn when his government sanctions anti-Jewish persecutions. His son converts to Christianity to advance his career as a champion fencer and Olympic hero, but is caught up in the Holocaust. Finally, the grandson, after surviving war, revolution, loss and betrayal, realizes that his ultimate allegiance must be to himself and his heritage.
The Last Outpost
The Last Outpost: In World War I, British-officer Michael Andrews is captured by a band of Kurdish raiders on the Eastern Front, and is rescued by a man calling himself John Stevenson, although he refuses to tell his name to Andrews. The two men form a strange friendship, and help save an entire Kurdish village from a massacre and also avert a surprise attack on the British army-unit stationed there. Andrews suffers a wounded leg and is sent to the British military-hospital in Cairo. He falls in love with a nurse, Rosemary Haydon, and she with him, but she is married although she has not seen nor heard from her husband in over three years. It is at this point that the man who saved Andrews life turns up to claim his wife, who is Rosemary. The latter bids adieu to Andrews who does not know that the man he considers his best friend is also the husband of the woman he loves. But, by pure coincidence and chance, both Andrews and Rosemarys husband come face-to-face again in a remote garrison that is under an attack that appears to have the possibility of no survivors among the fort defenders.