EARLY MODERN ERA

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1.
Shadow of the Sword (2005)
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Director Simon Aeby's epic film chronicles the time-tested loyalty of two friends during Europe's 16th-century Inquisition... (115 mins.)
Director: Simon Aeby
 
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The Prince of Homburg (1997)
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The Prince of Homburg, disobeys orders and leads a cavalry charge in battle against the Swedes, which leads to victory... (89 mins.)
 
3.
The Conspiracy (2008)
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16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal. (128 mins.)
 
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The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
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Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage... (139 mins.)
 
5.
Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
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A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works. (100 mins.)
Director: Peter Webber
 
6.
Stage Beauty (2004)
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A female theatre dresser creates a stir and sparks a revolution in seventeenth century London theatre by playing Desdemona in Othello. But what will become of the male actor she once worked for and eventually replaced? (106 mins.)
Director: Richard Eyre
 
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Vatel (2000)
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In 1671, with war brewing with Holland, a penniless prince invites Louis XIV to three days of festivities at a chateau in Chantilly... (103 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
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Henri 4 (2010)
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A wide-ranging, energetic period piece tracing the rise of the Protestant Henry of Navarre as he goes... (155 mins.)
Director: Jo Baier
 
9.
Anonymous (2011)
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The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her. (130 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
 
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The Mill and the Cross (2011)
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The film focuses on a dozen of the 500 characters depicted in Bruegel's painting. The theme of Christ's suffering is set against religious persecution in Flanders in 1564. (92 mins.)
Director: Lech Majewski
 
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1612: Khroniki smutnogo vremeni (2007)
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The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early... (144 mins.)
 
12.
Anna Karenina (2012)
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In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. (129 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
 
13.
Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning (2004)
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Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves. (94 mins.)
Director: Grant Harvey
 
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Haunted (1995)
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Professor David Ash is invited to Edbrook to calm the fears of the elderly nanny of the Mariell family... (108 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert