Section

Historical Dramas

Feature films can capture a time, a place and a character almost as well as documentaries. Our historical dramas will take you on revealing journeys crossing centuries. Travel with us.

Historical Dramas, Family-Friendly Fare

A BAG OF MARBLES

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A BAG OF MARBLES

NOTE: DUE TO HIGH DEMAND, A SECOND SCREENING WAS ADDED TO OUR CENTURY 16, PLEASANT HILL SCHEDULE. Featuring...
Historical Dramas

THE LAST SUPPER

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THE LAST SUPPER

Germany, 1933. There is shock when members of the Glickstein family realize that they don’t share the same...
Historical Dramas

PROMISE AT DAWN

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PROMISE AT DAWN

Lushly filmed in five countries, this romantic historical drama takes us to Poland and Mexico in the 20’s,...
Historical Dramas, Mystery

BUDAPEST NOIR

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BUDAPEST NOIR

Budapest, 1936. Crime reporter Zsigmond Gordon is less interested in the funeral of Prime Minister Gyula Gömbös and...
Historical Dramas, Love and...

A FORTUNATE MAN

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A FORTUNATE MAN

Denmark, turn of the 19thcentury. Ambitious young Peter, the son of an uncompromising small town preacher, moves to...
Historical Dramas

THE LIGHT OF HOPE

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THE LIGHT OF HOPE

When there is great suffering, you don’t ask questions. You help…This stirring WWII drama is based on the...
Historical Dramas, Love and..., Social Issues

FIG TREE

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FIG TREE

Ethiopia, 1989. With a brutal civil war raging, Mina, a 16-year-old Jewish girl, and her family will soon...
Historical Dramas, Mystery

TOMAN

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TOMAN

This haunting drama set in post-WWII Czechoslovakia could also be titled “The Rise and Fall of Zdeněk Toman,...
Historical Dramas, Mystery

THE STATEMENT

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THE STATEMENT

Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Alan Bates and Charlotte Rampling star in this classic, revenge thriller directed by Norman...
Historical Dramas, Social Issues

THE UNORTHODOX

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THE UNORTHODOX

1983 Israel. Yaakov Cohen is a determined man. When his teen-age daughter is kicked out of a yeshiva where the...
Historical Dramas

ACROSS THE WATERS

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ACROSS THE WATERS

1943, Denmark. Who would you turn to if your life were in danger? This gripping drama tells the...
Historical Dramas

RIPHAGEN

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RIPHAGEN

More than an historical drama, Riphagen is a fast-paced, gripping thriller. Set in Nazi-occupied Holland, civilian Dries Riphagen reaches...