Browse Collections (26 total)

Francis of Assisi (1961)

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Directed by Michael Curtiz, the Hungarian-American director most famous for his classic films Casablanca (1942) and The Adventures of Robin Hood…

Contributors: Esther Cuenca

Queen Margot (La Reine Margot, 1994)

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Directed by Patrice Chéreau and produced by Renn Productions, France 2 Cinema, D.A. Films, and Miramax, La Reine Margot (Queen Margot, 1994) tells…

Contributors: Kate Courter

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) is about the beginning of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, highlighting the transition from the bright…

Contributors: Grant Ellis

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

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In the 1928 French silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc, director Carl Theodor Dreyer presents nineteen-year-old Joan (Renee Falconetti) in the…

Contributors: Rachel Julian

Excalibur (1981)

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Excalibur (1981) is a film based on medieval romances centered on the King Arthur legends, directed by John Boorman and produced by Orion Pictures.…

Contributors: Brian Brown

The Sword in the Stone (1963)

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Walt Disney’s The Sword in the Stone was released on December 25, 1963 and was Walt Disney’s final animated film released before his death in…

Contributors: Christopher Mangine

El Cid (1961)

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Directed by Anthony Mann, whose most notable works were film noirs and westerns, El Cid is one of two epic movies he directed, released in 1961. El…

Contributors: Kraig Puccia

The Name of the Rose (1986)

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Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, The Name of the Rose, released by Twentieth Century Fox in 1986, is a “palimpsest” based on Umberto Eco’s…

Contributors: Chynna Hernandez

Brave (2012)

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Brave (2012), a Disney / Pixar animated film directed by Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews, takes a semi-radical approach towards the depiction of…

Contributors: Mia Cirillo

A Knight's Tale (2001)

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A Knight’s Tale was released in 2001 by Columbia Pictures and was directed by Brian Helgeland.  Although not based on any recent work, its title…

Contributors: Kristen Sulewski