Category: Biography

April 27, 2019 / Biography

The romantic and professional life of composer Johann Strauss Jr. provides the basis of this colorful remake of the 1938 version.

March 20, 2019 / Adventure

Based upon the life of Commander Francic D. Fane (USNR), Underwater Warrior follows the evolution of the US Navy’s Underwater Demolition Unit from its inception near the end of World War II through its acceptance and finally successful utilization in Korea. Landmark underwater camera work makes Underwater Warrior a milestone in cinematic history.

March 20, 2019 / Biography

In this biopic set in 16th-century Spain, the famed Italian painter El Greco journeys to Toledo, Spain to paint an altarpiece. Trouble ensues when he falls in love with a beautiful local girl. It is she who warns him that the Inquisition is gathering evidence against him.

March 4, 2019 / Biography

Piaf is a play by Pam Gems that focuses on the life and career of French chanteuse Edith Piaf. This biographical drama with music portrays the singer in as a self-destructive, promiscuous alcoholic and junkie who, in one controversial scene, urinates in public.

February 21, 2019 / Biography
January 28, 2019 / Biography

During WW2 Hanna Szenes, a Hungarian Jew living in British Palestine, volunteers to go behind enemy lines to rescue Jews from deportation to death camps.

December 1, 2018 / Biography

Gaby: A True Story is about a young woman — the child of rich European refugees living in Mexico — who was stricken with cerebral palsy at birth. Though her body is completely paralyzed, her mind is unaffected, and she is able to become a college graduate and an acclaimed author. 

November 19, 2018 / Biography

Television movie based on the autobiography of Patty Duke. Tells the story of her turbulent life as a child star and adult actress, and of her ultimate triumph over mental illness.