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Mirror
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Mirror

1975

Mirror

A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of ...
Aguirre: The Wrath of God
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Aguirre: The Wrath of God

A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in ...
Battle of Britain
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Battle of Britain

In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing ...
Z
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Z

1969

Z

Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears ...
Is Paris Burning?
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Is Paris Burning?

The title is Adolf Hitler’s question to his chief of staff Alfred Jodl on the eve of the liberation of Paris (August 25): the military ...
Angelique
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Angelique

In 17th-century France, beautiful country maiden Angélique (Michèle Mercier) marries wealthy neighbor Jeoffray de Peyrac (Robert Hossein) out of ...
Harakiri
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Harakiri

Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate’s breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An ...
El Cid
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El Cid

1961

El Cid

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz (“El Cid” to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of ...
Throne of Blood
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Throne of Blood

Returning to their lord’s castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part ...