Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the legendary artist Pablo Picasso. The world knew his passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children.
Hollywood, the golden years: a look at the golden age of silent films via footage from studio films, museums and private collections. Hollywood, the Selznick years: Portrait of film producer, David O. Selznick, and of the thirties and forties which allowed him to produce romantic epics. Clips from his films, including David Copperfield, The prisoner of Zenda, A tale of two cities, Rebecca, and Gone with the wind are intercut with comments from directors...
Napoleon Bonaparte, the brilliant general who leads France from chaos to become the most powerful nation in Europe, controls the fate of a continent as he commands a seemingly unstoppable army. The man with the strength and ego to proclaim himself emperor falls in love with Josephine de Beauharnais, an older woman with two children. But after her death, his victories turn to defeat, and one of the mightiest empires in history crumbles.
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow.
9) The exiles
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"The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne, her husband Homer, and their Mexican acquaintance Tommy...