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Otto Bell – the eagle huntress

When we are supported particularly from those that are close to us we can naturally develop a belief system which supports what we want to achieve. At times it is not always as simple as that. We can have doubts regardless of our support. Aisholpan shows us to remain determined, to be courageous, to practice, to develop relationships and move forward…

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George Miller – lorenzo’s oil

Lorenzo’s Oil is based on the true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone who search for the cure to their son’s disease adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD). The movie received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Best Original Screenplay in the 65th Academy Awards…

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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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Curtis Hanson & Michael Apted – chasing mavericks

Chasing Mavericks is a biographical drama of the life of Jay Moriarity an American Surfer who at the age of 16 was made internationally famous appearing on the cover of Surfer magazine…

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Josh Billings – get there

“Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.”

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Ricky Martin – the cup of life

Translated from the Spanish La Copa de la Vida, The Cup of Life is a song recorded by Ricky Martin written by Luis Gómez Escolar, Desmond Child and Draco Rosa…

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Lucy Walker – Waste Land

Wasteland is a documentary that follows the journey of Vik Muniz who engages in a project to create artwork with the help of catadores (pickers) of recycle materials…

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Steve McQueen – 12 years a slave

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup, who was a New York State born free African American who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841…

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Ridley Scott – gladiator

Gladiator is the story of a Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius who finds himself embroiled in aftermath of a betrayal of an ambitious emperor’s son. Through a series of…

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George Bernard Shaw – circumstance

“I don’t believe in circumstance, the people that get on in this world, are the people that get up and look for their circumstances they want, and if they don’t find them, they make them.”

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Laozi – act

“If you wish to be out front, then act as if you were behind.”

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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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