A romantic drama following Sabine (Academy Award winner Kate Winslet), a strong-willed and talented landscape designer who is chosen to build one of the main gardens at King Louis XIV’s new palace a... more
t Versailles. In her new position of power, she challenges gender and class barriers while also becoming professionally and romantically entangled with the court’s renowned landscape artist André Le Notre (Matthias Schoenaerts).
Based on the true story of Caroline Mathilda, the English princess who married King Christian VII of Denmark in the early 1770s, A Royal Affair is a bold, sumptuous tale of illicit love and political ... more
passion on a sweeping, epic scale. Keen to be a dutiful wife and Queen, Caroline’s hopes are soon dashed when she discovers the King’s true madness. Turning away from the King she finds herself in the arms of the King’s physician – a radical libertarian – with whom she embarks upon a passionate affair that would bring the kingdom to the brink of revolution.
A young man with a death sentence on his head is saved when his skills with the bow catch the attention of King Henry V, who is preparing to lead his outnumbered English troops against the French in t... more
he Battle Of Agincourt. The archer develops into a warrior and falls in love with a young woman whose virtue he saves from a lecherous priest.
Responding to a meat shortage in the U.S. in 1910, two bitter enemies, Frederick Russell Burnham and Fritz Duquesne, join forces to try and import hippopotamuses to the swamps of Louisiana and convin... more
Reinhard Heydrich, an SS general, leads the Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia, and gains the nickname "The Butcher of Prague." Two soldiers from Czechoslovakia's army in exile are trained by British force... more
s, and parachuted into their homeland with the assignment, code-named Anthropoid, to kill Heydrich.
Set against the backdrop of the Russian revolution, during his tenure at Mariinsky Theater and school, George Balanchine meets his muse, Leda Ivanova. Despite the traumatizing political turmoil surrou... more
nding them and the mysterious disappearance of Ivanova, Balanchine goes on to revolutionize modern ballet.
The story centers on the showman Dr. William Key and his performing horse, Beautiful Jim Key. His promoters claimed the horse could read, write and do math. Key, a former slave, was relegated to ca... more
rnivals so he recruited a one-time promoter for P.T. Barnum to be his front man — leading to the horse becoming a national sensation at the 1904 St. Louis Exposition.
Set during WWII, 16-year-old Lina, her mother, and her younger brother are deported to a forced-labor camp in Siberia, where conditions are all too painfully similar to those of Nazi concentration cam... more
ps. Lina's great hope is that somehow her father, who has already been arrested by the Soviet secret police, might find and rescue them. A gifted artist, she begins secretly creating pictures that can--she hopes--be surreptitiously sent to him in his own prison camp.
A comedy set during the Napoleonic Wars. Steve Carell would play Etienne Gerard, a soldier who considers himself a gallant swordsman but whose actual skills often pale in comparison to his own concept... more
The brilliant but inexperienced engineer Washington Roebling is left to oversee the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge when his father dies. Besieged by calamity, danger and doubt, Washington's obses... more
sion threatens his health and risks driving his family apart until he discovers he has an improbable ally in his charming and shrewd wife Emily.
The unease between Bostonians and British troops turns violent after the Boston Tea Party, when violent sieges erupt in Lexington and Concord and a British blockade leads to outright war in the Battle... more
of Bunker Hill, a bloody clash that unites the colonies and starts the war for independence. A group of participants, including a 33-year-old physician named Joseph Warren, who becomes a leader of the Patriot cause; Paul Revere, George Washington, British General Thomas Gage, and others.
Sophia Augusta is trapped in an abusive marriage with the heir to the Russian throne. But, when her inept husband proves incapable of ruling, she utilizes her intelligence, fortitude, and passion to r... more
The Egyptian queen Cleopatra, a firm ruler and military tactician, embarks on a ruthless rise to power. She twice marries brothers, killing each of them as well as a sister. Romantic alliances with th... more
e much-older Roman honchos Julius Caesar and Marc Antony help her solidify power, but her dalliance with Antony undoes both of them.