Movie List for "biography"

My Father’s Glory (1990) Adventure Biography Drama Movie

At the end of the nineteenth century, little Marcel lives with his parents in the Provence countryside. During his holiday, Marcel meets Lili, a local boy who knows all the secrets of the hills, and the two become fast friends. Year 1990.

Generes: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Director: Yves Robert
Writer: Louis Nucéra, Marcel Pagnol, Yves Robert
Actors: Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Roussel, Didier Pain

The Flight of the Eagle (1982) Adventure Biography Drama Movie

In 1897 Swedish engineer S. A. Andrée with 2 colleagues prepares to fly over the North Pole in his balloon “Eagle”. Year 1982.

Generes: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Director: Jan Troell
Writer: Klaus Rifbjerg, Ian Rakoff, Jan Troell
Actors: Max von Sydow, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Göran Stangertz

Lautrec (1998) Biography Comedy Drama Movie

Life, passion, love…all these were part of Toulouse-Lautrec’s art. His artistic development among the masters of the postimpressionism. Year 1998.

Generes: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Director: Roger Planchon
Writer: Roger Planchon
Actors: Régis Royer, Elsa Zylberstein, Anémone

Molière (1978) Biography Drama History Movie

Who was Moliere? He is known everywhere as one of the world’s greatest playwrights. But who was he? Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, the son of a prosperous tapestry maker. His mother died when he was a boy. Growing up in the … Year 1978.

Generes: Biography, Drama, History
Director: Ariane Mnouchkine
Writer: Ariane Mnouchkine
Actors: Philippe Caubère, Marie-Françoise Audollent, Frédéric Ladonne

Lafayette (1962) Biography Drama History Movie

During the American War of Independence, French officer and nobleman La Fayette comes to America’s aid with men, money and weapons and becomes a Major-General under George Washington’s command. Year 1962.

Generes: Biography, Drama, History
Director: Jean Dréville
Writer: Jean Bernard-Luc, Jean Dréville, François Ponthier
Actors: Pascale Audret, Jack Hawkins, Michel Le Royer

Hans Staden (1999) Biography Drama History Movie

On the eve of his return to Europe after an extended involuntary stay in 16th-century Brazil, the German sailor Hans Staden is captured by a hostile cannibal Indian tribe. In order to survive he tries to convince the Indians that … Year 1999.

Generes: Biography, Drama, History
Director: Luís Alberto Pereira
Writer: Luís Alberto Pereira, Hans Staden
Actors: Carlos Evelyn, Ariana Messias, Darci Figueiredo

Santha Shishunala Sharif (1990) Biography Drama Music Movie

The story is based on the life of acclaimed saint poet Shishunala Sharif who wrote several moral poems striving towards social reformation. A collection of Sharif’s poems are set to tunes by C. Ashwath, who also did the major play… Year 1990.

Generes: Biography, Drama, Music
Director: T.S. Nagabharana
Writer: C. Ashwath, Basavaraju, T.S. Nagabharana
Actors: Sridhar, Girish Karnad, Suman Ranganath

Vivekananda (1998) Biography Drama Movie

The film is based on the life of Bengali, Hindu monk Narendra Nath Datta aka Vivekananda from his birth (1863) to his returned to India from the west (1887). It is spiritual take on Vivekananda life. Movie’s focus is on Vivekananda’s Year 1998.

Generes: Biography, Drama
Director: G.V. Iyer
Writer: G.V. Iyer
Actors: Sarvadaman Banerjee, Mithun Chakraborty, Rakhee Gulzar

Sher Dil (1990) Action Biography Crime Movie

Separated from his family, consisting of his dad, Ramkumar; mom, Mayadevi, and brother, Sanjay, Allahabad-based Prakash Saxena takes to a life of crime, calls himself Shera, but continues to search for them. He subsequently finds … Year 1990.

Generes: Action, Biography, Crime
Director: Hassan Askari, Shahid Khurram, Jagdish Sidana
Writer: Rasheed Sajad
Actors: Dharmendra, Sultan Rahi, Gori

Nader Nimai (1960) Biography Movie

Based on the life of Shri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486-1533), a Hindu mystic and founder of Gaudiya Vaishnavism, who also was known as Nimai due to his being born underneath a Neem tree. Nimai begins life as a scholar, but over Year 1960.

Generes: Biography
Director: Bimal Roy
Writer: N/A
Actors: Chhabi Biswas, Tulsi Chakraborty, Jahar Ganguli