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The Sun

The Sun

Director: Aleksandr Sokurov
Year: 2005

The final portrait in a series on the lives of dictators by Alexander Sokurov, THE SUN is a re-imagining of Emperor Hirohito's final days in power during the waning days of WWII. Hirohito wanders through his palace in a child-like state of denial. But reality soon intrudes as American soldiers overrun his manicured gardens and visions of Hiroshima invade his dreams. No longer a God among men, Hirohito is forced accept the terms of the occupation and, even more dramatically, the renunciation of his divinity.

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Custer of the West

Custer of the West

Director: Robert Siodmak
Year: 1968

After his triumphs in the Civil War, General Custer (Robert Shaw) becomes one of the most renowned military figures of his time. But he infuriates as many people as he impresses... never more so than in the days leading up to the Battle of Little Bighorn, where his sense of pride overshadows his dedication to duty... with disastrous consequences.

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I, Jane Doe

I, Jane Doe

Director: John H. Auer
Year: 1948

While stationed in France during World War II, a married American fighter pilot (John Carroll) commits bigamy and marries a local French girl (Vera Ralston). After the end of the war, he disappears, returning back to the U.S. The war bride follows him to the U.S., finds him married to a successful lawyer and accidently kills him.

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Eleni

Eleni

Director: Peter Yates
Year: 1985

Newly Re-mastered in HD! Kate Nelligan (Eye of the Needle), John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire) and Linda Hunt (The Year of Living Dangerously) star in this true story of a mother’s love for her children and a son’s revenge.

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The Devil's Brigade

The Devil's Brigade

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Year: 1968

Screen legend William Holden stars in this riveting World War II saga based on the true story of the First Special Service. Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick (Holden) takes on the daunting task of melding a renegade group of American and Canadian recruits into a crack team of commando warriors.  Frederick's superiors doubt the rookies until Frederick's volunteers them for a perilous attack on a Nazi stronghold in the mountains. 

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Circle of Deceit

Circle of Deceit

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Year: 1981

Set in Beirut during the 1970s Civil War, Bruno Ganz and Hanna Schygulla star in this extraordinary film about how the West in general and jouralists in particular confront terrorism in the Middle East. This film has only become more relevant with age.

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Korkoro

Korkoro

Director: Tony Gatlif
Year: 2008

In this passionate WWII drama, a tightly-knit family of Gypsies journeys through occupied France, trying to avoid the violent Vichy patrols. Directed with wit and vigor by Tony Gatlif (Latcho Drom), Korkoro unearths the hidden story of the Romany people's joys and struggles during the war.

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Many Wars Ago

Many Wars Ago

Director: Francesco Rosi
Year: 1970

In Northern Italy, WWI has turned into a bloody stalemate. Bogged down in their trenches on a barren highland, the men of an Italian infantry division have been given one objective: retake a commanding height from the enemy.

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Kippur

Kippur

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2000

Acclaimed filmmaker Amos Gitai's semi-autobiographical account of the 1973 Yom Kippur war from the point of view of a young soldier. Kippur is not a traditional "blood, guts and glory" war film. There are no men in battle, only the rescue crews trying to pick up the broken pieces. Kippur is the shell-shocked memoir of the director Gitai, himself a participant in the conflict, and of the days that changed his life forever.

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The Rider Named Death

The Rider Named Death

Director: Karen Shakhnazarov
Year: 2004

Steely, elegant Georges (Andrei Panin) leads a DIY underground death squad carrying out fanatical attacks on Russia's fragile Czarist regime. Visit product page to see trailer!

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