Lesser known period films

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1.
An Unforgettable Summer (1994)
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In 1925 Romania, young Marie-Therese Von Debretsy refuses the flirtatious advances of her husband's commanding officer... (82 mins.)
Director: Lucian Pintilie
 
2.
A Secret (2007)
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A 15-year-old boy unearths a shocking family secret. (105 mins.)
Director: Claude Miller
 
3.
A Month in the Country (1987)
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Five centuries ago a mural was created in a country church in the north of England and then hidden under layers of white paint... (96 mins.)
Director: Pat O'Connor
 
4.
These Foolish Things (2005)
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A young actress seeks to follow in her famous mother's footsteps. (107 mins.)
 
5.
The Bretts (1987 TV Series)
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1920s family of actors deals with the day to day of the theater business. (60 mins.)
Director: Baz Taylor
 
6.
Paris 36 (2008)
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A man is charged with murder. He is Pigoil, the aging stage manager at Chansonia, a music hall in a Paris faubourg... (120 mins.)
 
7.
Adolphe (2002)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Benoît Jacquot
 
8.
A Sunday in the Country (1984)
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In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague... (90 mins.)
 
9.
Lover's Prayer (2001)
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A younger boy falls in love with a tragic girl who flirts with, and manipulates, her older suitors in 1800's Russia. (106 mins.)
Director: Reverge Anselmo
 
10.
Two English Girls (1971)
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At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown... (120 mins.)
 
11.
La maschera (1988)
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A debauched nobleman offers himself to a beautiful woman, but she is repelled by his advances. He dons a mask and tries again... (90 mins.)
 
12.
Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
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In ANTON CHEKHOV'S THE DUEL, escalating animosity between two men with opposing philosophies of life... (95 mins.)
 
13.
Bon voyage (2003)
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An actress, a writer, a student, and a government worker band together in an effort to escape Paris as the Nazis move into the city. (114 mins.)
 
14.
Dark Eyes (1987)
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Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian... (117 mins.)
 
15.
Love for Lydia (1977 TV Series)
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This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward... (780 mins.)
 
16.
A Girl Called Rosemary (1996 TV Movie)
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Historical drama set in the 1950s. Story is based on real-life events. Rosemarie Nitribitt comes out of a remand center... (135 mins.)
Director: Bernd Eichinger
 
17.
South from Granada (2003)
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In 1919, demobbed, Gerald Brenan rents a house for a year in Yegen, a village in Alpujarra. He has little but a love of reading and writing... (111 mins.)
Director: Fernando Colomo
 
18.
The Luzhin Defence (2000)
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Two worlds collide when an eccentric genius falls in love with a strong-willed society beauty. (109 mins.)
Director: Marleen Gorris
 
19.
Widows' Peak (1994)
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Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents... (101 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
20.
The Death of a Heart (1987 TV Movie)
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A young orphan girl, Portia, goes to live with her well-to-do aunt and uncle. As she is groomed to become a lady... (109 mins.)
Director: Peter Hammond
 
21.
The Heat of the Day (1989 TV Movie)
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(106 mins.)
 
22.
The Dead (1987)
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Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them. (83 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
23.
Les dames de la côte (1979 Mini-Series)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Nina Companeez
 
24.
Zelary (2003)
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A nurse and her surgeon-lover are part of a resistance movement in 1940s Czechoslovakia. When they are discovered... (150 mins.)
Director: Ondrej Trojan
 
25.
Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In ANTON CHEKHOV'S THE DUEL, escalating animosity between two men with opposing philosophies of life... (95 mins.)
 
26.
Smashing Time (1967)
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Two young women arrive in London to make it big in show business, and become corrupted by money and fame in the process. (96 mins.)
Director: Desmond Davis
 
27.
A Good Woman (2004)
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While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore). (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Barker
 
28.
The Shooting Party (1985)
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While Europe stands on the brink of a World War in Autumn 1913, Sir Randolph Nettleby hosts a weekend of shooting on his estate for European aristocrats. (98 mins.)
Director: Alan Bridges
 
29.
The Hireling (1973)
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A young British woman suffering from depression over the loss of her husband develops an unusual relationship with her chauffeur. (108 mins.)
Director: Alan Bridges