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A young woman is accused of murder in Iceland in 1829 and faces becoming the last woman to be publicly executed in the country. The film will tell the story of a tragic romance set against the odds during an endless Icelandic summer.
Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus bond at boyhood and grow into warriors who become politically ambitious and powerful enough to be regarded as threats by the establishment. Political and romantic entanglements culminate in a fatal encounter on the floor of the Roman Senate. Revenge is taken on Caesar's murderers by Octavius and Mark Antony.
A down-on-his-luck high school senior discovers that the roadside diner where he works nights is actually the hangout of a parallel universe of travelers.
Weeks after Hitler’s suicide but before the German surrender, American Captain Jack Lee must find a way to free prisoners they learn have been sentenced to be killed by the Nazi soldiers to prevent them from providing damning war crimes testimony. About 200 hardened Waffen SS troops are right behind the Americans, with orders to murder the prisoners, and the badly outnumbered Americans must turn to the German castle guards who just surrendered to them, to help move the French POWs to safety.
Set in 1939, the British are being pounded by Germany in mainland Europe, and Winston Churchill wants to hit back hard. His answer: stop fighting under accepted gentlemanly rules of engagement, and create a group of warriors who become the first "deniable" secret operatives to strike behind enemy lines. They are basically Britian’s first black op unit. Members are recruited, knowing they are likely to be killed. They become a very tight knit group and their work spans WWII. They win important victories against the Nazis, breaking all the accepted rules of warfare in the process and use deception and even the bow and arrow to dispatch the enemy.
In 1858, an Italian Jew beomes the center of an international controversy when he is removed from his parents at the age of seven by authorities of the Papal States and is raised as a Catholic. He goes on to become a priest in the Augustinian order.
A drifter finds redemption with a hardscrabble frontier woman and her young daughter, only to see his dream of happiness jeopardized when brute mercenaries show up at his door.
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 the much-older Roman honchos Julius Caesar and Marc Antony help her solidify power, but her dalliance with Antony undoes both of them.
Set in the summer of 1914, family disputes, tragic misunderstandings, missed opportunities and aristocratic follies lead to the outbreak of the World War I.
Based on the true story of two African-American brothers kidnapped by a white man and displayed as circus freaks, while their mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back.
In the 1920s, Dr. Perry Baird, who was born in Texas and educated at Harvard, begins his career ascent in the field of medicine. Over time, he grows more and more interested in the cause of manic depression. Sadly
Jane Steele, a fresh and determined Victorian orphan (unlike her idol Jane Eyre) does not accept her place in life without a fight. Fiercely intelligent and resourceful, Steele is forced to resort to extreme measures to make sure that life turns out the way she needs.
Unlike the 1960 film of the same title, this version will rely on historic facts of Spartacus as a revolutionary, focusing on him leading a band of elite gladiators and freed slaves in revolt against the Roman war machine.
Set in the early 1900s, a young woman struggles to confront her destiny after stumbling upon a mysterious object that forces her to examine the secrets of her past.
A down-and-out, young George Washington — desperate to join the British Army — accepts a dangerous mission to conquer a French fort and save the American colonies.