Category Archives: Biography

Viceroy's House

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Gurinder Chadha
Writers: Paul Mayeda Berges, Moira Buffini, Gurinder Chadha
Stars: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville, Manish Dayal, Simon Callow
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4977530/

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.

A Quiet Passion

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Terence Davies
Stars: Emma Bell, Sara Vertongen, Rose Williams, Benjamin Wainwright, Keith Carradine
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2392830/

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.

Churchill

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Jonathan Teplitzky
Writers: Alex von Tunzelmann
Stars: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Ella Purnell, Julian Wadham
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2674454/

96 hours before the World War II invasion of Normandy, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill struggles with his severe reservations with Operation Overlord and his increasingly marginalized role in the war effort.

The Lost City of Z

Release 2016

Genre Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: James Gray
Writers: James Gray, David Grann
Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Edward Ashley
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1212428/

A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.

The Zookeeper's Wife

Release 2017

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Niki Caro
Writers: Angela Workman, Diane Ackerman
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Timothy Radford, Efrat Dor
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1730768/

The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

Brain on Fire

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: Gerard Barrett
Writers: Gerard Barrett, Susannah Cahalan
Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Jenny Slate, Richard Armitage, Carrie-Anne Moss, Thomas Mann
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3704700/

A young, capable professional cannot explain her newly erratic behavior.

The Legend of Ben Hall

Release 2016

Genre Action, Biography, Drama

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Director: Matthew Holmes
Stars: Jack Martin, Jamie Coffa, William Lee, Joanne Dobbin, Adam Willson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3844876/

Ben Hall is drawn back into bushranging by the reappearance of his old friend John Gilbert. Reforming the gang, they soon become the most wanted men in Australian history.

A United Kingdom

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

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Director: Amma Asante
Writers: Guy Hibbert, Susan Williams
Stars: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Tom Felton, Jack Davenport, Laura Carmichael
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3387266/

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s.

We All Fall Down

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Biography, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Director: Kurt Knight
Stars: Ashley Santos, Avery Pizzuto, Chelsea Jurkiewicz, Ruby Jones, Cardiff Gerhardt
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5555174/

Todd, a haunted young man, runs from the past as he struggles to protect the innocence of Benny, his mute younger brother, in a post apocalyptic world where all the adults have turned into Zombies.

The Founder

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama

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Director: John Lee Hancock
Writers: Robert D. Siegel
Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4276820/

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.

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