In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.
The plot revolves around newlyweds Paul and Louise, as World War I breaks out. After two years on the frontline, Paul maims himself and deserts his post. But how can he hide when he is condemned to death in war-torn Paris? Louise dresses him up as a woman. He becomes Suzanne, drags his wife around the debauched Paris of the Golden Twenties and earns quite a reputation for himself. In 1925, once he is finally granted amnesty, Suzanne attempts to revert back to being Paul…
There is just one week until Kate Mercer's 45th wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps. By the time the party is upon them, five days later, there may not be a marriage left to celebrate.
A group of friends reunite ten years after their high-school graduation.
A young couple bound by a seemingly ideal love, begins to unravel as unexpected opportunities spin them down a volatile and violent path and threaten the future they had always imagined.
Austrian mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer journeys to the Himalayas without his family to head an expedition in 1939. But when World War II breaks out, the arrogant Harrer falls into Allied forces' hands as a prisoner of war. He escapes with a fellow detainee and makes his way to Llaso, Tibet, where he meets the 14-year-old Dalai Lama, whose friendship ultimately transforms his outlook on life.
Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the headmistress of a private school. But it's not far enough to escape Myers, who soon discovers her whereabouts. As Halloween descends upon Laurie's peaceful community, a feeling of dread weighs upon her -- with good reason.
In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Five short stories from five different directors set ten years in Japan's future.
Four kids living in the streets of Buenos Aires back in 1999. How would their futures be? Shot for over ten years, this film explores three different moments in the lives of these kids, as they grow up living life like a game. As from these daily and intimate scenes, a collage is built assembling the meaning of marginality, the search for social inclusion and the look of the person behind the camera.
As the Earth wrestles with its agonising birth, the peoples of this barren and desolate world struggle to survive. Driven by animal instinct they compete against the harsh conditions, their giant predators, and warring tribes. When two people from opposing clans fall in love, existing conventions are shattered forever as each tribe struggles for supremacy and Man embarks on his tortuous voyage of civilisation.
From a historic genocide trial to the overthrow of a president, the sweeping story of mounting resistance played out in Guatemala’s recent history is told through the actions and perspectives of the majority indigenous Mayan population, who now stand poised to reimagine their society.
An orphaned Irish boy is taken in by his mother's Scottish relations.
It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the dream is about to become a nightmare. Captain Fred Derry is returning to a loveless marriage; Sergeant Al Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him; and young sailor Homer Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands. Can these three men find the courage to rebuild their world? Or are the best years of their lives a thing of the past?
Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law abiding, retired couple, Arthur and Martha Goode into a life of crime.
An animated history of American health care provider, Planned Parenthood.
Documentary that takes a behind the scenes tour of groundbreaking director Richard Linklater's last 21 years creating his iconic legacy of films from the unconventional breakout 'Slacker' to the innovative 'Boyhood'. Features candid conversations with actors Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Matthew McConaughey and others.
Best German Comedian. Ever.
26 years ago, state troops were ordered to open fire on civilians in the city of Gwangju who were demonstrating as apart of a democratic movement. Thousands of civilians were killed. Now, a shooter from the national team, a gang member, a policeman, CEO from a large company and director of a private security outfit get involved in a plan to convict the person responsible for the massacre.
Exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and tectonically shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and '80s shaped his vision.
The Wonder Years tells the story of Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage) facing the trials and tribulations of youth while growing up during the 1960s and 70s. Told through narration from an adult Kevin (Daniel Stern), Kevin faces the difficulties of maintaining relationships and friendships on his enthralling journey into adulthood.
A decade after their wild summer as junior counselors, the gang reunites for a weekend of bonding, hanky-panky and hair-raising adventures.
The First Years is a contemporary scripted reality serie about the first year of secondary school with recognizable and poignant stories about the fascinations, challenges and problems of first graders. The stories are based on true events, which makes them very recognizable for young viewers. But also uplifting: love, first kiss…
The Lawless Years is an American crime drama series that aired on NBC from April 16 1959, to September 22, 1961. The series is the first of its kind set set during the Roaring 20s, having predated ABC's far more successful The Untouchables by six months. The series stars James Gregory and Robert Karnes.
On the first day of junior high, 13 year old Li Li meets the handsome but cynical Pei Shang Xuan. A homely girl and a handsome boy, an academic achiever and a poor student - they would never be the kind of enviable match made in heaven. For the next 15 years, Li Li was Pei Shang Xuan's one, unchanging friend, and Pei Shang Xuan was the one and only person Li Li loved. As the years pass by, Shang Xuan begins to realize how important Li Li is in his life. But their love isn't something that can continue in this lifetime.
It was about 1,400 years ago. The story revolves around Princess Buyeu Ju, the Daughter of last king, general Ari who attempts to reconstruct Bakje for the love of the princess, and general Yu Suk Kim from Shila whos after him. When the princess falls into YuSuks trap, she jumps off the cliff and then, the princess leaps through 1400 years and is brought to modern society in 2003. And meets Inchul (Ari) and Tasuji who have no idea of their past lives and creates love fantasy that overcome time and space.
Leap Years is a 2001 drama television series that aired on the Showtime cable network. The show was created by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman, who had created the American version of the series Queer as Folk. It followed a group of friends in New York City. Set in the main in 2001, the show was uniquely structured as a series of flashbacks to 1993 and flashforwards to the then-near future 2008.
Hungarian documentary series, which presents the history of the country after World War II until the time of the regime.
My Coolest Years is a television program that aired on VH1 in which actors, musicians, and other celebrities reminisce about their high school years.
10 Years Younger sometimes called 10 Years Younger: The Challenge is a make over show aired on Channel 4 in Britain. Presented for its first five series by Nicky Hambleton-Jones, she was replaced by Myleene Klass for series six.
The Best Years is a Canadian teen drama series set in Boston, Massachusetts. The series was created by producer and writer of Degrassi: The Next Generation, Aaron Martin. The first season was shown on Global in Canada and The N in the United States. The second season was shown in the U.S. on The N and in Canada on E!, CanWest's secondary network.
Reeling in the Years is an Irish historical documentary series broadcast in Ireland by RTÉ. Each episode, approximately 25 minutes long, looks back at the news and events of a particular year, from 1962 to 2009. The programme uses news archive footage, along with subtitles as the means of narration, to recount notable Irish and international events of the time. Music from the particular year is also played over the footage, with occasional scenes of live performances or music videos, generally by an Irish artist. Each decade takes at least eight months to make. The programme runs on RTÉ without advertisements during it. The theme tune for the series comes from Steely Dan's 1972 hit "Reelin' In the Years". The series was voted "most popular home-produced TV programme ever" in a poll of Ireland's Top 100 television programmes conducted by the RTÉ Guide in 2008. In 2008, a DVD entitled Reeling in the 80s was released for the Irish market, with follow-up DVDs Reeling in the 90s and Reeling in the 70s released in 2009 and 2010, respectively.
The history of U.S. involvement is told in this 7 part documentary series featuring personal stories from veterans and detailing the battles, strategy, and politics of a war that consumed multiple U.S. Presidents. A chronicle of the tragedy that tested the strength of our country and forever changed the social and political landscape of the world.
Golden Years is a sitcom pilot that aired in 1998 as part of Channel 4's Comedy Lab. It stars Ricky Gervais as Clive Meadows, the 30-something co-owner of a video rental company and a huge David Bowie fan. The comedy was not picked up for a series.
Christmas Calender for Sveriges Television 2015. Each day, the children get to experience life in a different historical setting during the last 1000 years.
Featuring some of Hollywood’s most influential stars, Years of Living Dangerously reveals emotional and hard-hitting accounts of the effects of climate change from across the planet.
A twelve-part Estonian television mini-series about the history of Estonian people.