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History in Technicolour

Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette is the 2006 film directed by Sophia Coppola. It took a highly stylised and...

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The Duellists

The Duellists is Ridley Scott’s first feature film, in 1977. It describes a vicious feud of...

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Zulu

The 1964 Epic Zulu, first major role for Michael Caine was super popular - I saw it in my youth...

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Kingdom of Heaven

Ridley Scott's 2005 historical epic came soon after the massive success of Gladiator, and...

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Monty Python

Monty Python produced two deeply researched dramas analysing the reign of the great British...

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Land and Freedom

The 1995 film about the Spanish Civil war, directed by Ken Loach and heavily influenced by...

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49th Parallel

A 1941 Powell and Pressburger film designed to persuade the American people of the need to join...

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Peterloo

The massacre at St Peters Field in 1819 was a key date in the story of the...

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The Wind Rises

The stunning 2013 Japanese animated historical drama by the master, Hayao Miyazaki. The Wind...

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Belle

The 2013 film directed by Amma Asante tells the story of the daughter of an enslaved...

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The Private Life of Henry VIII

The 1933 classic from Alexander Korda which certainly convinced my mother that Henry VIII threw...

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Good Vibrations

2013 film about the 'Godfather of Punk' Terri Hooley set against the Troubles of the 1970 in...

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The Last of the Mohicans

The 1992 film staring Daniel Day Lewis in the adaptation of James Cooper's novel, set in...

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The Dig

A very English drama about the dig on the eve of WWII which reveal one of the most...

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Elizabeth

Re-issued (not new) 'cos it didn't appear on the HiT feed anywhere. And we've reached Elizabeth...

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Bajirao Mastani

An Indian epic of epic proportions - colour, drama,. music, dancing, big stars, big budget - on...

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Bajirao Mastani

An Indian epic of epic proportions - colour, drama,. music, dancing, big stars, big budget - on...

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Untitled Episode

Samuel Bronston's whopping epic, directed by Anthony Mann, failed to win audiences and was a...

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The Fall of the Roman Empire

Samuel Bronston's whopping epic, directed by Anthony Mann, failed to win audiences and was a...

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Immortal Beloved

The story of Beethoven's life and music, through the lens of the mystery he left behind - who was...

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