Great women

Movies about great women in history -
All kind of movie: biopic, documentary, fiction/ bad ones and good ones, etc...
This list has no particular order. I choose not only the most famous ones. My selection is based in some cathegories:
1 - women artists: writers, musicians, painters, actresses, dancers, etc
2 - women in politics: queens, leaders, warriors, revolutionaries
3 - women scientists and philosophers
4 - feminists
5 - ordinary but brave/engaged women (category with almost unknown women)
6 - or only (not so)famous women with interesting profiles or that were beyond their time.

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1.
Camille Claudel (1988)
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Biography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin... (175 mins.)
Director: Bruno Nuytten
“ Camille Claudel (1864 - 1943) - sculptor ” - imyrasantana
 
2.
The Hours (2002)
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The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
“ Virginia Woolf (1882 - 1941) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
3.
Lady Jane (1986)
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The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward... (136 mins.)
Director: Trevor Nunn
“ Joana Grey (1537 - 1554) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
4.
Dangerous Beauty (1998)
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A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft. (111 mins.)
“ Veronica Franco (1546 - 1591) - writer and courtisan ” - imyrasantana
 
5.
Elizabeth (1998)
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A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch. (124 mins.)
Director: Shekhar Kapur
“ Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
6.
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
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A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions. (110 mins.)
Director: Carl Th. Dreyer
“ Jeanne d'Arc (1413 - 1431) - - french warrior and saint ” - imyrasantana
 
7.
Florence Nightingale (1985 TV Movie)
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The fact-based story of the pioneer of nursing known as 'the Lady with the Lamp'. (140 mins.)
Director: Daryl Duke
“ Florence Nightingale (1820 - 1910) - founder of the modern nursing ” - imyrasantana
 
8.
Frida (2002)
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A biography of artist Frida Kahlo, who channeled the pain of a crippling injury and her tempestuous marriage into her work. (123 mins.)
Director: Julie Taymor
“ Frida Kahlo (1907 - 1954) - painter ” - imyrasantana
 
9.
Iris (2001)
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True story of the lifelong romance between novelist Iris Murdoch and her husband John Bayley, from their student days through her battle with Alzheimer's disease. (91 mins.)
Director: Richard Eyre
“ Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
10.
Les palmes de M. Schutz (1997)
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A humoristic view of the lives of Marie and Pierre Curie and their discoveries around radioactivity. (106 mins.)
Director: Claude Pinoteau
“ Marie Skłodowska-Curie (1867 - 1934) - scientist, Nobel prize (physics and chemistry) ” - imyrasantana
 
11.
Impromptu (1991)
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In 1830s France, pianist/composer Frédéric Chopin is pursued romantically by the determined, individualistic woman who uses the name George Sand. (107 mins.)
Director: James Lapine
“ Armandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, known as George Sand (1804 - 1876) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
12.
Amélia (2001)
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Fictional story based on Sarah Bernhard's visit to Brazil in 1905. The actress, experiencing a personal and professional crisis at the time... (130 mins.)
Director: Ana Carolina
“ Sarah Bernhardt (1844 - 1923) - actress ” - imyrasantana
 
13.
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
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Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit... (125 mins.)
Director: Alan Rudolph
“ Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
14.
Queen Margot (1994)
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Young Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family. (159 mins.)
“ Marguerite de Valois (1553 - 1615) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
15.
Lucie Aubrac (1997)
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A love story or a tale of the resistance, this poignant movie tells both the haunting story of a French... (115 mins.)
Director: Claude Berri
“ Lucie Aubrac (1912 - 2007) - member of the French resistence during WW II ” - imyrasantana
 
16.
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
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This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope... (122 mins.)
“ Santa Chiara d'Assisi (1194 - 1253) - saint ” - imyrasantana
 
17.
Eternamente Pagu (1987)
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Biography of Patrícia Galvão, aka Pagu, a legendary personage, muse and activist of Brazilian Modernism in art... (100 mins.)
Director: Norma Bengell
“ Patrícia Rehder Galvão "Pagu" (1910 - 1962) - writer, journalist and poet. First woman arrested in Brazil due to political reasons ” - imyrasantana
 
18.
Sylvia (2003)
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Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. (110 mins.)
Director: Christine Jeffs
“ Sylvia Plath (1932 - 1963) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
19.
Hilary and Jackie (1998)
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The tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi. (121 mins.)
Director: Anand Tucker
“ Jacqueline du Pré (1945 - 1987) - cellist ” - imyrasantana
 
20.
The Lion in Winter (2003 TV Movie)
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King Henry II meets with Eleanor of Aquitaine at Christmastide 1183 to choose one of his sons as his successor. (167 mins.)
“ Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 - 1204) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
21.
Agora (2009)
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A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria. (127 mins.)
“ Hypatia (370 d.C. - 415 d.C.) - philisopher and mathematician ” - imyrasantana
 
22.
Becoming Colette (1991)
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At the turn of the century, Henri Gauthier-Villars, a notorious bachelor, marries the young country... (93 mins.)
Director: Danny Huston
“ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873 - 1954) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
23.
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
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A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose. (120 mins.)
Director: Marc Rothemund
“ Sophie Scholl (1921 - 1943) - revolutionary ” - imyrasantana
 
24.
The Trial of Joan of Arc (1962)
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A reconstruction of the trial of Joan of Arc (based entirely on the transcripts of the real-life trial)... (65 mins.)
Director: Robert Bresson
“ Jeanne d'Arc (1413 - 1431) - warrior and saint ” - imyrasantana
 
25.
Les soeurs Brontë (1979)
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In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations. (120 mins.)
“ Charlotte Brontë (1816 - 1855) - writer
Emily Brontë (1818 - 1848) - writer
Anne Brontë (1820 - 1849) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
26.
Geliebte Clara (2008)
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A look at the lives of 19th-century composers Clara and Robert Schumann. (107 mins.)
“ Clara Schumann (1819 - 1896) - pianist and composer ” - imyrasantana
 
27.
Carlota Joaquina: Princesa do Brazil (1995)
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A hot blooded Spanish princess plots to conquer her enemies and become queen. (100 mins.)
Director: Carla Camurati
“ Carlota Joaquina de Bourbon (1775 - 1830) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
28.
L'Autrichienne (1990)
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Last days of queen Marie Antoinette stunningly portrayed by a director who's clearly done a massive historical research. An accurate plot and a very moving rendering. (98 mins.)
“ Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
29.
Coco Before Chanel (2009)
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The story of Coco Chanel's rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world. (105 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
“ Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (1883 - 1971) - fashion designer ” - imyrasantana
 
30.
Becoming Jane (2007)
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A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman. (120 mins.)
Director: Julian Jarrold
“ Jane Austen (1775 - 1817) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
31.
Marlene (2000)
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The movie follows the life and personality of the famous actress Marlene Dietrich. (132 mins.)
“ Marlene Dietrich (1901 - 1992) - actress, singer ” - imyrasantana
 
32.
Callas Forever (2002)
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A fictionalized account of the last days of opera singer Maria Callas (Ardant). (108 mins.)
“ Maria Callas (1923 - 1977) - singer ” - imyrasantana
 
33.
Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
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The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them. (129 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ Dian Fossey (1932 - 1985) - zoologist ” - imyrasantana
 
34.
Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
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Henry VIII of England discards one wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. (145 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
“ Anne Boleyn (1501 - 1536) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
35.
Vision (2009)
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The life story of the multi-talented German nun Hildegard von Bingen. The film portrays an original woman... (110 mins.)
“ Hildegard von Bingen (1098 - 1179) - philisopher, writer, composer, mystic, visionay - polymath ” - imyrasantana
 
36.
“ Clara Schumann (1819 - 1896) - pianist and composer ” - imyrasantana
 
37.
Cleopatra (1963)
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. (192 mins.)
“ Cleópatra (69 a.C. - 30 a.C.) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
38.
Veronica Guerin (2003)
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An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers. (98 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ Veronica Guerin (1958 - 1996) - journalist ” - imyrasantana
 
39.
Henry & June (1990)
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In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding... (136 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
“ Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
40.
La Vie en Rose (2007)
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Biopic of the iconic French singer Édith Piaf. Raised by her grandmother in a brothel, she was discovered while singing on a street corner at the age of 19. Despite her success, Piaf's life was filled with tragedy. (140 mins.)
Director: Olivier Dahan
“ Edith Piaf (1915 - 1963) - singer ” - imyrasantana
 
41.
The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
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The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation due to her risqué bondage photos. (91 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
“ Bettie Page (1923 - 2008) - model ” - imyrasantana
 
42.
The Scarlet Empress (1934)
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Young Princess Sophia of Germany is taken to Russia to marry the half-wit Grand Duke Peter, son of the Empress... (104 mins.)
“ Catarina, the great (1729 - 1796) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
43.
Marie Antoinette (2006)
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The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen, and ultimately the fall of Versailles. (123 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
“ Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
44.
Sarah Bernhardt: Une étoile en plein jour (2006 TV Movie)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Laurent Jaoui
“ Sarah Bernhardt (1844 - 1923) - actress ” - imyrasantana
 
45.
The Young Victoria (2009)
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A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. (105 mins.)
“ Victoria (1819 - 1901) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
46.
An Angel at My Table (1990)
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In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters... (158 mins.)
Director: Jane Campion
“ Janet Frame (1924 - 2004) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
47.
Made in Dagenham (2010)
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A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. (113 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
48.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
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Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, robbing cars and banks. (111 mins.)
Director: Arthur Penn
“ Bonnie Parker (1910 - 1934) - american outlaw ” - imyrasantana
 
49.
Sissi (1955)
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In the first of a trilogy of movies about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria, the young vibrant princess catches the eye of her sister's fiancé, Emperor Franz Josef. (102 mins.)
Director: Ernst Marischka
“ Elisabeth von Österreich "Sissi" (1837 - 1898) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
50.
Sissi: The Young Empress (1956)
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The second in a trilogy of movies about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria, the film chronicles the married life of the young empress as she tries to adjust to formal and strict life in the palace and an overbearing mother-in-law. (107 mins.)
Director: Ernst Marischka
“ Elisabeth von Österreich "Sissi" (1837 - 1898) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
51.
Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress (1957)
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The final film in a highly romanticized trilogy about Elisabeth "Sissi" of Austria finds the young empress traveling throughout Europe. (109 mins.)
Director: Ernst Marischka
“ Elisabeth von Österreich "Sissi" (1837 - 1898) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
52.
Mahler (1974)
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Composer Gustav Mahler's life, told in a series of flashbacks as he and his wife discuss their failing marriage during a train journey. (115 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
“ Alma Mahler (1879 - 1964) - composer ” - imyrasantana
 
53.
A Royal Affair (2012)
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A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever. (137 mins.)
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
“ Caroline Matilda of Great Britain (1751 - 1775) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
54.
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993)
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The story of singer Tina Turner's rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner. (118 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
“ Anna Mae Bullock "Tina Tuner" (1939 - ) - singer ” - imyrasantana
 
55.
The Virgin Queen (1955)
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Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World. (92 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
“ Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
56.
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
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Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII. (115 mins.)
Director: Justin Chadwick
“ Anne Boleyn (1501 - 1536) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
57.
La note bleue (1991)
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the film covers the last few days of fragile Chopin's professional life. (135 mins.)
“ Armandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, known as George Sand (1804 - 1876) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
58.
I, the Worst of All (1990)
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A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695)... (105 mins.)
“ Sóror Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651 - 1695) - writer and poet ” - imyrasantana
 
59.
Les jupons de la révolution (1989 TV Series)
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“ Théroigne de Méricourt (1762 - 1817) - participate at french revolution
Charlotte Corday (1768 - 1793) - participate at french revolution
Adélaïde de Flahaut (1761 - 1836) - wirter
Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
60.
Colette, une femme libre (2004 Mini-Series)
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(115 mins.)
“ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873 - 1954) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
61.
Gothic (1986)
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The Shelleys visit Lord Byron and compete to write a horror story. (87 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
“ Mary Shelley (1797 - 1851) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
62.
The Children of the Century (1999)
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The only thing more outrageous than French novelist George Sand's torrid love affair with the decadent... (135 mins.)
Director: Diane Kurys
“ Armandine Aurore Lucile Dupin, known as George Sand (1804 - 1876) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
63.
Rowing with the Wind (1988)
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The film is situated in the time when Mary Shelley wrote her novel "Frankenstein". It describes the relationship between Lord Byron... (126 mins.)
Director: Gonzalo Suárez
“ Mary Shelley (1797 - 1851) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
64.
The Queen (2006)
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After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted. (103 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
“ Elisabeth II (1926 - ) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
65.
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
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A young girl receives a vision that drives her to rid France of its oppressors. (158 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ Jeanne d'Arc (1413 - 1431) - warrior and saint ” - imyrasantana
 
66.
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)
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Paris 1913. Coco Chanel is infatuated with the rich and handsome Boy Capel, but she is also compelled by her work... (119 mins.)
Director: Jan Kounen
“ Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (1883 - 1971) - fashion designer ” - imyrasantana
 
67.
Evita (1996)
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The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina. (135 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
“ Eva Perón (1919 - 1952) - first lady of Argentina ” - imyrasantana
 
68.
Everlasting Moments (2008)
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In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life. (131 mins.)
Director: Jan Troell
“ Maria Larsson - photographer ” - imyrasantana
 
69.
Coco Chanel (2008 TV Movie)
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The life story of legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel. (139 mins.)
“ Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (1883 - 1971) - fashion designer ” - imyrasantana
 
70.
The Brontës of Haworth (1973 Mini-Series)
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Dramatized biography of the Brontë sisters Charlotte, Anne and Emily. (60 mins.)
Director: Marc Miller
“ Charlotte Brontë (1816 - 1855) - writer
Emily Brontë (1818 - 1848) - writer
Anne Brontë (1820 - 1849) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
71.
Mata Hari (1931)
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A semi-fictionalized account of the life of Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who was accused of spying for Germany during World War I. (89 mins.)
“ Margaretha Gertruida Zelle - Mata Hari (1876 - 1917) - dancer (accused to be spy on WW I) ” - imyrasantana
 
72.
The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)
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Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning. (109 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
“ Elizabeth Barrett-Browning (1806 - 1861) - poet ” - imyrasantana
 
73.
Marat/Sade (1967)
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In an insane asylum, Marquis de Sade directs Jean Paul Marat's last days through a theater play. The actors are the patients. (116 mins.)
Director: Peter Brook
“ Charlotte Corday (1768 - 1793) - participate at french revolution ” - imyrasantana
 
74.
Devotion (1946)
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Genius authors Emily and Charlotte Bronte fall in love with their curate as they seek to get their work published. (107 mins.)
“ Charlotte Brontë (1816 - 1855) - writer
Emily Brontë (1818 - 1848) - writer
Anne Brontë (1820 - 1849) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
75.
The Belle of Amherst (1976 TV Movie)
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Portrait of 19th century American poet Emily Dickinson based on her poems, letters and notes. This is a taped broadcast of a live one-woman performance. (90 mins.)
“ Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886) - poet ” - imyrasantana
 
76.
Agatha (1979)
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A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented... (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
“ Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
77.
The Iron Lady (2011)
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An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene. (105 mins.)
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
“ Margaret Hilda Thatcher (1925 - 2013) - primer minister of the UK ” - imyrasantana
 
78.
Charlotte Corday (2008 TV Movie)
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Set In July 1793 During The Outbreak Of The Revolution In France In This 2008 Crime Thriller A Young...
Director: Henri Helman
“ Charlotte Corday (1768 - 1793) - participate at french revolution ” - imyrasantana
 
79.
Chanel Solitaire (1981)
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The film tells the story of the early life and rise to fame and fortune of French fashion designer Coco Chanel... (120 mins.)
“ Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (1883 - 1971) - fashion designer ” - imyrasantana
 
80.
La Malibran (1944)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Sacha Guitry
“ Maria Malibran (1808 - 1836) - singer ” - imyrasantana
 
81.
The Mad Empress (1939)
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(72 mins.)
“ Carlotta of Mexico (1840 - 1927) - empress ” - imyrasantana
 
82.
Mad Love (2001)
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The love story who transformed Juana, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". A story of passions, lies and jealousy with a politic fight behind. (115 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
“ Juana (1479 - 1555) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
83.
Farewell, My Queen (2012)
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A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution. (100 mins.)
Director: Benoît Jacquot
“ Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
84.
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
“ Marguerite de Valois (1553 - 1615) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
85.
Nostradamus (2006 TV Movie)
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The trials and horrific visions that made the most famous mystic of all time. (90 mins.)
Director: Bryn Higgins
“ Caterina de Medicis (1519 - 1589) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
86.
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971)
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During the 16th Century, the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots engages in over two decades of religious and political conflict with her cousin, the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England, amidst political intrigue in her native land. (128 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
“ Mary Stuart (1542 - 1587) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
87.
Ninon de Lenclos (1920)
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Director: Eugen Burg
“ Anne "Ninon" de Lenclos (1620 - 1705) - courtisan ” - imyrasantana
 
88.
George Eliot: A Scandalous Life (2002 TV Movie)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Mary Downes
“ George Eliot (1819 - 1880) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
89.
Du fond du coeur (1994)
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(124 mins.)
Director: Jacques Doillon
“ Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein, Madame de Staël (1766 - 1817) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
90.
“ Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888) - writer ” - imyrasantana
 
91.
The Countess (2009)
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A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty. (98 mins.)
Director: Julie Delpy
“ Erzsébet Báthory (1560 - 1614) - comtess and labelled the most prolific female serial killer in history ” - imyrasantana
 
92.
Alexandra David-Néel: J'irai au pays des neiges (2012 TV Movie)
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This biographical telefilm retraces the journey of Alexandra David-Néel, accompanied by Aphur Yougden...
Director: Joël Farges
“ Alexandra David-Néel (1868 - 1969) - explorer ” - imyrasantana
 
93.
Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight (1994 TV Movie)
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A telling of the story of the famous U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart who attempted to fly solo around the world in 1937... (95 mins.)
Director: Yves Simoneau
“ Amelia Mary Earhart (1897 - 1937) - aviation pioneer ” - imyrasantana
 
94.
Manuela Sáenz (2000)
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In 1856, a whaler arrives in Paita, Peru; on board is Herman Melville, who is astonished to learn that Manuela Sáenz... (97 mins.)
Director: Diego Rísquez
“ Manuela Sáenz (1797 - 1856) - revolutionary ” - imyrasantana
 
95.
Mozart's Sister (2010)
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A reimagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang, and a musical prodigy in her own right. (120 mins.)
Director: René Féret
“ Marianna "Nannerl" Mozart (1751 - 1829) - musician ” - imyrasantana
 
96.
Olga (2004)
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Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes... (141 mins.)
Director: Jayme Monjardim
“ Olga Benário (1908 - 1942) - wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes ” - imyrasantana
 
97.
The Duchess (2008)
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A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life. (110 mins.)
Director: Saul Dibb
“ Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1757 - 1806) - women of letters and influent "salonière" ” - imyrasantana
 
98.
La révolution française (1989)
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A history of the French Revolution from the decision of the king to convene the Etats-Generaux in 1789 in order to deal with France's debt problem... (360 mins.)
“ Charlotte Corday (1768 - 1793) - participate at french revolution
Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
99.
Catherine the Great (1996 TV Movie)
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Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great. (100 mins.)
“ Catarina, the great (1729 - 1796) - queen ” - imyrasantana
 
100.
Young Catherine (1991 TV Movie)
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A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her. (150 mins.)
“ Catarina, the great (1729 - 1796) - queen ” - imyrasantana