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1. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 170 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes' career, from the late 1920s to the mid-1940s.

Writer: John Logan | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly

2. From Hell (2001)

R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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54 Metascore

In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.

Writers: Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell, Terry Hayes, Rafael Yglesias | Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

3. The Interpreter (2005)

PG-13 | 128 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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62 Metascore

Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.

Writers: Martin Stellman, Brian Ward, Charles Randolph, Scott Frank, Steven Zaillian | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Sean Penn, Catherine Keener, Jesper Christensen

4. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Writers: George Clooney, Grant Heslov | Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

5. Hysteria (2011)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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53 Metascore

The truth of how Mortimer Granville devised the invention of the first vibrator in the name of medical science.

Writers: Stephen Dyer, Jonah Lisa Dyer, Howard Gensler | Director: Tanya Wexler | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy, Jonathan Pryce, Felicity Jones

6. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Not Rated | 129 min | Drama

8.2
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A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

Writers: Nunnally Johnson, John Steinbeck | Director: John Ford | Stars: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine, Charley Grapewin

7. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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68 Metascore

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.

Writers: Bernd Lichtenberg, Wolfgang Becker, Achim von Borries, Hendrik Handloegten, Christoph Silber | Director: Wolfgang Becker | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Saß, Chulpan Khamatova, Florian Lukas

8. Starter for 10 (2006)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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69 Metascore

Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.

Writer: David Nicholls | Director: Tom Vaughan | Stars: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Joseph Friend

9. The Celebration (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama

8.1
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At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

Writers: Thomas Vinterberg, Mogens Rukov | Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

10. 1900 (1976)

R | 317 min | Drama

7.8
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Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu), the other born to a land owner (de Niro). The drama spans from ... See full summary »

Writers: Franco Arcalli, Giuseppe Bertolucci, Bernardo Bertolucci | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

11. The Fountainhead (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

7.1
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An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.

Writer: Ayn Rand | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith

12. Lifeboat (1944)

Approved | 97 min | Thriller, War

7.8
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Several survivors of a torpedoed ship find themselves in the same boat with one of the men who sunk it.

Writers: John Steinbeck, Jo Swerling | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Walter Slezak, William Bendix

13. Sicko (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary

8.1
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74 Metascore

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Tucker Albrizzi, Tony Benn, George W. Bush

14. Sunshine (1999)

R | 181 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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71 Metascore

The fate of a Hungarian Jewish family throughout the 20th century.

Writers: István Szabó, Israel Horovitz | Director: István Szabó | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Ehle

15. I Vitelloni (1953)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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87 Metascore

A character study of five young men at crucial turning points in their lives in a small town in Italy.

Writers: Federico Fellini, Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi, Leopoldo Trieste

16. Together (2000)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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84 Metascore

Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, she packs her bags, takes the kids and goes to her brother Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. ... See full summary »

Writer: Lukas Moodysson | Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Lisa Lindgren, Michael Nyqvist, Emma Samuelsson, Sam Kessel

17. Sweet Land (2005)

PG | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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75 Metascore

In 1920, Inge, a German national, travels from Norway to rural Minnesota for her arranged marriage to Olaf, a Norwegian farmer; bureaucracy and prejudice cause major complications.

Writers: Will Weaver, Ali Selim | Director: Ali Selim | Stars: Elizabeth Reaser, Lois Smith, Patrick Heusinger, Stephen Pelinski

18. Children of the Revolution (1996)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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76 Metascore

Few knew that Stalin spent his last night in the arms of a young Australian woman. Few still knew that their "love-child" brought Australia to the brink of civil war. Until now ...

Writer: Peter Duncan | Director: Peter Duncan | Stars: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, F. Murray Abraham, Richard Roxburgh

19. Everlasting Moments (2008)

Unrated | 131 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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80 Metascore

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.

Writers: Niklas Rådström, Jan Troell, Agneta Ulfsäter-Troell, Maja Öman | Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Jesper Christensen, Callin Öhrvall

20. Tristana (1970)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama

7.6
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93 Metascore

When the young woman Tristana's mother dies, she is entrusted to the guardianship of the well-respected though old Don Lope. Don Lope is well-liked and well-known because of his honorable ... See full summary »

Writers: Julio Alejandro, Luis Buñuel, Benito Pérez Galdós | Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey, Franco Nero, Lola Gaos

21. Face (I) (1997)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Ray is an aging ex-socialist who has become a bankrobber after seeing the demise of socialism in 1980s Britain. Teaming up with a gang of other has-beenish crims, he commits one bank job ... See full summary »

Writer: Ronan Bennett | Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone, Steve Sweeney, Gerry Conlon

22. L'Eclisse (1962)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

7.8
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A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed because of the man's materialistic nature.

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra, Elio Bartolini, Ottiero Ottieri | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Monica Vitti, Alain Delon, Francisco Rabal, Lilla Brignone

23. Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980 TV Movie)

192 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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The story of the People's Temple cult led by Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide.

Writers: Ernest Tidyman, Charles A. Krause | Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Powers Boothe, Ned Beatty, Irene Cara, Veronica Cartwright

24. Last Night (I) (1998)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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65 Metascore

A group of very different individuals with different ideas of how to face the end come together as the world is expected to end in six hours at the turn of the century.

Writer: Don McKellar | Director: Don McKellar | Stars: Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Roberta Maxwell, Robin Gammell

25. The Soul Keeper (2002)

Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Seduced by Jung, killed by hate, redeemed by history. In 1905 a 19-year-old Russian girl suffering from severe hysteria is admitted into a psychiatric hospital in Zurich. A young doctor, ... See full summary »

Writers: Aldo Carotenuto, Gianni Arduini, Giampiero Rigosi, Hugh Fleetwood, Alessandro Defilippi, Roberto Faenza, François Cohen-Séat, Elda Ferri | Director: Roberto Faenza | Stars: Iain Glen, Emilia Fox, Craig Ferguson, Caroline Ducey

26. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)

X | 121 min | Drama

6.1
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Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with ... See full summary »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Lena Nyman, Vilgot Sjöman, Börje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren

27. Pound (1990)

X | 92 min | Fantasy

6.3
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In a pound, 18 dogs wait to be adopted.

Writer: Robert Downey Sr. | Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Joe Madden, James Green, Mariclare Costello, L. Errol Jaye

28. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama

6.7
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73 Metascore

It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge ... See full summary »

Writers: Evan S. Connell, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Saundra McClain, Margaret Welsh

29. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

30. Che Guevara (2005)

R | 102 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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Rebel. Hero. Lover. Legend. Che Guevara has inspired generation after generation as the young idealist and revolutionary who fought for the poor and oppressed. Eduardo Noriega (Vantage ... See full summary »

Writer: Josh Evans | Director: Josh Evans | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Enrico Lo Verso, Paula Garcés, Sergio d'Amato

31. Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)

R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard. Neophyte guard Henry Lesser feels sympathy for Panzram, befriends him, and gets him ... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas E. Gaddis, James Long, Tim Metcalfe | Director: Tim Metcalfe | Stars: James Woods, Robert Sean Leonard, Ellen Greene, Cara Buono

32. Man of Iron (1981)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History

7.6
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A worker becomes a "man of iron" forged by experience, a son comes to terms with his father, a couple fall in love, a reporter searches for courage, and a nation undergoes historic change. ... See full summary »

Writer: Aleksander Scibor-Rylski | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Krystyna Janda, Marian Opania, Wieslawa Kosmalska

33. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)

R | 94 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather... See full summary »

Writers: Giorgio Bassani, Vittorio Bonicelli, Ugo Pirro | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Dominique Sanda, Lino Capolicchio, Helmut Berger, Fabio Testi

34. The Fugitive (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History

6.6
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Anti--Catholic and anti-cleric policies in the Mexican state of Tabasco lead the revolutionary government to persecute the state's last remaining priest.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Graham Greene | Directors: John Ford, Emilio Fernández | Stars: Henry Fonda, Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, J. Carrol Naish

35. The Legend of Rita (2000)

103 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant ... See full summary »

Writers: Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Volker Schlöndorff | Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Bibiana Beglau, Richard Kropf, Martin Wuttke, Nadja Uhl

36. Man of Marble (1977)

160 min | Drama

7.9
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In 1976, a young woman in Krakow is making her diploma film, looking behind the scenes at the life of a 1950s bricklayer, Birkut, who was briefly a proletariat hero, at how that heroism was... See full summary »

Writer: Aleksander Scibor-Rylski | Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Krystyna Janda, Jerzy Radziwilowicz, Tadeusz Lomnicki, Jacek Lomnicki

37. Machuca (2004)

121 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

Two boys observe a political coup in their native Chile.

Writers: Eliseo Altunaga, Roberto Brodsky, Mamoun Hassan, Andrés Wood | Director: Andrés Wood | Stars: Matías Quer, Ariel Mateluna, Manuela Martelli, Aline Küppenheim

38. Ernesto (1979)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Triest in the year 1911. Ernesto is the priviliged, seventeen year old son of a jewish mother and a non-jewish father, who has deserted his family. He is raised by his uncle Giovanni and ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Alberti, Amedeo Pagani, Umberto Saba, Salvatore Samperi | Director: Salvatore Samperi | Stars: Virna Lisi, Concha Velasco, Michele Placido, Turi Ferro

39. B.F.'s Daughter (1948)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.

Writers: John P. Marquand, Luther Davis | Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart

40. Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)

R | 104 min | Drama

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Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Bruce MacDonald, Maggie Renzi, Adam LeFevre, Maggie Cousineau

41. Liam (2000)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

A family falls into poverty during the Depression.

Writer: Jimmy McGovern | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anthony Borrows, Ian Hart, Claire Hackett, David Hart

42. The Legend of Bhagat Singh (2002)

Not Rated | 155 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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The story of a young revolutionary who raised an armed resistance against the British rule in India.

Writers: Ranjit Kapoor, Piyush Mishra, Anjum Rajabali, Rajkumar Santoshi | Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh, Akhilendra Mishra

43. Talk of Angels (1998)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Romance, War

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This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930'... See full summary »

Writers: Ann Guedes, Frank McGuinness, Kate O'Brien | Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Polly Walker, Vincent Perez, Franco Nero, Frances McDormand

44. The Slingshot (1993)

R | 102 min | Drama

6.5
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Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he ... See full summary »

Writers: Åke Sandgren, Roland Schütt | Director: Åke Sandgren | Stars: Jesper Salén, Stellan Skarsgård, Basia Frydman, Niklas Olund

45. Don's Party (1976)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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The movie Dons Party is about a wild house party in a suburban Australian neighbourhood. Don Henderson convinces his wife to have another party so that their friends can gather to watch the... See full summary »

Writer: David Williamson | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: John Hargreaves, Pat Bishop, Graham Kennedy, Veronica Lang

46. The Official Story (1985)

R | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

Writers: Aída Bortnik, Luis Puenzo | Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, Chunchuna Villafañe, Hugo Arana

47. Paragraph 175 (2000)

81 min | Documentary, History, War

7.9
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85 Metascore

Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.

Writer: Sharon Wood | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Rupert Everett, Klaus Müller, Karl Gorath, Pierre Seel

48. The Organizer (1963)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

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A former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory.

Writers: Agenore Incrocci, Furio Scarpelli, Mario Monicelli | Director: Mario Monicelli | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Renato Salvatori, Gabriella Giorgelli, Folco Lulli

49. The Third Generation (1979)

111 min | Comedy, Crime

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A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms... See full summary »

Writer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Hanna Schygulla, Volker Spengler, Margit Carstensen

50. Bride of the Wind (2001)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Music

5.6
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35 Metascore

This movie is a biopic of Alma Mahler, the wife of composer Gustav Mahler (as well as Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel), and the mistress of Oskar Kokoschka.

Writer: Marilyn Levy | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Sarah Wynter, Vincent Perez, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Verhoeven