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  • Tags: 17th century

The New World (2005) is the story of the Jamestown settlement and their interactions with the Powhatan Indians during the colonization of Virginia, though the historical context of the film is almost completely hidden behind the story of the romance…

The Countess (2009), written, directed, produced, and starring French-American actor, Julie Delpy, tells the story of the seventeenth-century Hungarian countess Erzsébet Báthory, also known as the "Blood Countess." The movie begins with her early…

Martin Scorsese’s Silence is a historical epic based on the 1966 book of the same name by Shusaku Endo. The main character is Sebastiao Rodrigues who details, through letters and narration, the persecution of Japanese Christian converts by the…
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