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Olivier Dahan – La vie en rose

La Vie en rose is a biographical movie about the French cabaret singer, songwriter and actress Edith Piaf. The movie weaves the story of her life through key events…

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Ron Fricke – baraka

Baraka is a non-narrative documentary that weaves a story of life with imagery seen through man and nature. Baraka translates to “the thread that weaves life together” a word that originates from the ancient Sufi language. This thread is captured through stunning imagery taken with 70mm camera in 25 countries on six continents…

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Ron Fricke – samsara

Samsara is a non-narrative documentary that was filmed over five years in twenty four countries. The movie contains amazing imagery shot from many perspectives…

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Ang Lee – life of pi

Life of Pi is based on the novel by Yann Martel. It is the story recounted by Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel…

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Jonathan Teplitzky – the railway man

The Railway Man is based on a true story from the memoirs of Eric Lomax. Eric Lomax was a British officer in World War II captured and sent to a Japanese POW camp and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway…

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Mimi Leder – pay it forward

Pay It Forward is a movie based on the novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde. It follows the story of a child inspired by his teacher to make a difference in the world creates…

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David Lynch – the elephant man

The movie is based on the true story of John Merrick a man who suffers with a deforming disease who lived in 19th Century London. Nominated for eight Oscars…

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Robert Zemeckis – forrest gump

Forrest Gump revolves around the story of his life. Gump finds himself part of and influencing some defining moments in 20th Century history…

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Richard Attenborough – gandhi

Gandhi is a movie about Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. It depicts main events in the life of Gandhi to demonstrate his leadership of India’s non-violent…

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Ken Kwapis – big miracle

Based on true events that seem more fictional then the truth. A reporter stumbles over a story which ignites international concern for a family of three grey whales trapped in the ice. The events happened in 1988…

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Peter Howitt – sliding doors

A British-American movie written and directed by Peter Howitt starring Gwyneth Paltrow. The storyline begins with Helen Quilley played by Paltrow…

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Brian Percival – the book thief

The book thief is an American – German movie set in World War Two and is based on the novel by Markus Zusak. It follows the story of a young girl who is adopted…

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