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Even the Rain

2010 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

In this provocative film-within-a-film, a director heads to Cochabamba, Bolivia, to shoot a movie about the trespasses of Christopher Columbus in the New World, only to find the locals protesting present-day exploitation of the poor.
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Masterpiece Contemporary: Page Eight

2011 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Silky-smooth veteran MI5 agent Johnny Worricker is wholly dedicated to his work, but his loyalty to the British spy agency is about to be tested. A top secret document surfaces that reveals heinous government misdeeds -- and puts Johnny on the spot.
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Traffic

2000 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Interlacing three disturbing snapshots of America's drug war, this Oscar-winning saga follows a U.S. drug czar who learns his daughter's an addict, a Mexican cop caught in a corrupt system and a housewife forced to take over the family drug business.
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Adam: His Song Continues

1986 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

His Song Continues follows the true story of John (Daniel J. Travanti) and Reve Walsh (JoBeth Williams) who, after their child was murdered, fought to raise national awareness of the problem of missing children.
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Pope Pius XII

2010 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

This controversial miniseries explores the German occupation of Rome during World War II, and the Vatican's reaction to the Nazis' treatment of Jews. James Cromwell stars as Pope Pius XII, as he struggles to save Vatican City from destruction.
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Confucius

2010 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

This sweeping epic revisits China's Spring and Autumn periods through the dramatic biography of Confucius, the legendary Eastern philosopher who, in spite of his mastery of the Six Arts, has difficulty instituting his political philosophies.
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Butterfly

1999 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

At the onset of the Spanish Civil War, a sheltered boy (Manuel Lozano) in rural northern Spain forms an indelible bond with his kindly leftist teacher (Fernando Fernán Gómez), who imparts his love for nature to the young student. Director Jose Luis Cuerda gentle and nostalgic drama, based on the short stories of Manuel Rivas, was nominated for 13 Goya Awards (the Spanish Oscar), winning for Best Adapted Screenplay.
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Pope Pius XII

2010 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

This controversial miniseries explores the German occupation of Rome during World War II, and the Vatican's reaction to the Nazis' treatment of Jews. James Cromwell stars as Pope Pius XII, as he struggles to save Vatican City from destruction.
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Lagaan

2001 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

In 1890s India, an arrogant British commander challenges the harshly taxed residents of Champaner to a high-stakes cricket match. If the villagers win, they'll avoid taxation for three years; if they lose, they'll pay the tax thrice over.
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Kagemusha

1980 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Three warlord clans are battling for control of medieval Japan. When the leader of the Takeda clan, Lord Shingen (Tatsuya Nakadai), is mortally wounded, he orders that his death be kept secret from his enemies. The clan searches for a "shadow warrior," an exact double, to take his place. Now, a thief named Kagemusha (Nakadai in a double role) must fight for an empire in this stunning film from legendary Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa.
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The Devil's Double

2011 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Dominic Cooper stars as Uday Hussein -- Saddam Hussein's depraved, decadent elder son -- and as Latif Yahia, the army lieutenant forcibly drafted to be his body double, in this drama based on Yahia's autobiographical novel.
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Tora! Tora! Tora!

1970 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Named for the Japanese phrase that signals the start of an attack, Tora! Tora! Tora! tells both the American and Japanese versions of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor that catapulted the United States into World War II.
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Cry, the Beloved Country

1995 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Shot in the aftermath of Nelson Mandela's election, this film adaptation of South African author Alan Paton's novel tells the story of two men -- one black, one white -- who must cope with family tragedy in the apartheid era. Rural minister Stephen Kumalo (James Earl Jones) travels to Johannesburg in search of his troubled son, while white landowner James Jarvis (Richard Harris) comes to the city to attend to his activist son's murder.
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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within

2010 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Tenente-Coronel Nascimento, a hardened vet of Rio de Janeiro's drug wars, is now head of a special police unit. With his new title comes new responsibilities and dangers, which the captain navigates with brashness and resolve.
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Day of the Falcon

2011 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

To find peace after a long and bloody war, two kings declared a large piece of desert, the Yellow Belt, neutral territory, which neither king can claim. But when it is discovered that there is oil in the Yellow Belt, one king breaks the peace treaty and begins drilling for oil.
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Sarafina!

1992 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Catch this inspirational story about a girl battling the oppression of apartheid in South Africa. Schoolgirl Sarafina (Leleti Khumalo) lives in Soweto. Her mother lives in Johannesburg, where she works for a white family. Missing her mother, Sarafina puts her energy into fighting for freedom. When police shoot and kill protesting students supporting their teacher (Whoopi Goldberg), Sarafina is arrested as a demonstrator and faces prison and torture.
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The Queen

2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

This intriguing docudrama miniseries enlists five different actresses to portray Queen Elizabeth II at key points during her reign. Re-enactments and interviews craft a tale of scandals and personal tragedies -- and the monarch who rose above it all.
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The Baader Meinhof Complex

2008 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

A radical terrorist group known as the Red Army Faction uses extreme violence to combat what they perceive as a new fascist threat in 1970s Germany. The group's savagery belies its revolutionary postwar intentions in this fast-paced fact-based drama.
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Carlos

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Ilich Ramírez Sánchez -- aka Carlos the Jackal -- is an elusive Venezuelan terrorist who executed scores of assassination plots, abductions and bombings across Europe and the Middle East. This biopic follows Carlos from 1973 to 1994.
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Carlos: Miniseries

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Spanning two decades, this Golden Globe-winning miniseries follows Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal as he carries out assassination plots, abductions, bombings and other acts of politically motivated violence across Europe and the Middle East.
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Carlos: Miniseries

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Over the course of two decades, an elusive Venezuelan terrorist pulls off assassination plots, abductions and bombings across Europe and the Middle East and carries out devastating acts of politically motivated violence.
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Brubaker

1980 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

When new prison warden Henry Brubaker (Robert Redford) goes undercover in a state penitentiary, he's horrified by what he sees: Prisoners are being sold as slaves, and decent food can't be obtained without cold, hard cash. Brubaker sets out to improve the system, but the more he reforms, the more enemies he makes among the townspeople who've benefited from the corruption. Soon, he's in a heap of trouble -- and no one seems willing to help him.
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The Queen

2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

This intriguing docudrama miniseries enlists five different actresses to portray Queen Elizabeth II at key points during her reign. Re-enactments and interviews craft a tale of scandals and personal tragedies -- and the monarch who rose above it all.
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The Official Story

1985 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Argentinean schoolteacher Alicia (Norma Aleandro) is forced to question her government's official story of the "Dirty War" of the 1970s when she suspects that her adopted daughter, Gaby, may be the child of a murdered political prisoner. But her quest for truth takes a heavy toll on her relationship with her conservative husband (Héctor Alterio). This wrenching historical drama won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1986.
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Return to Paradise

1998 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Americans Lewis (Joaquin Phoenix), Sheriff (Vince Vaughn) and Tony (David Conrad) spend a carefree summer together on the beaches of Malaysia. Two years later, a lawyer (Anne Heche) tells Sheriff and Tony that Lewis has been sentenced to death for drug trafficking. If both go back to claim their share of the drugs, each will go to prison for three years; if only one goes, he'll be jailed for six years. If both refuse, Lewis will die.
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