New Movies Tagged with Biography

Miles Ahead0%Miles Ahead
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1:40:00

Storyline:In 1980, it's been five years since Miles Davis (Don Cheadle) released a record. Once he enchanted people with his virtuoso trumpet playing and conquered their hearts by storm, but this time lies behind the jazz legend. Meanwhile, he lives in seclusion in New York and mourns his great love Frances Taylor (Emayatzy Corinealdi). Drugs and alcohol are constant companions. But then the rumor goes round that he has recorded new pieces. Music journalist Dave Braden (Ewan McGregor) senses a topstory and wants to conduct an interview with Davis. Only when the reporter worried the musician cocaine, the legend declares himself ready. The conversation between the two is anything but conventional ...

Freeheld0%Freeheld
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1:43:00

Storyline:Laurel Hester's (Julianne Moore) world collapses when she receives the diagnosis of a deadly disease: end-stage lung cancer. As a sign of her love, the police commissioner wants to override her pension claims on her partner, car mechanic Stacie Andree (Ellen Page). But the authorities are transversely and openly openly homophobic. Ironically, Laurel's former colleague Dane Wells (Michael Shannon) becomes the driving force in Laurel's and Stacie's struggle for their rights, even though it initially shocked Laurel's revelation of her sexual orientation. He and activist Steven Goldstein (Steve Carell) mobilize the public to support their quest for equality. But Laurel's condition is deteriorating rapidly and time is running out ...

El Clan0%El Clan
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1:48:00

Storyline:Outwardly, the Puccios seem to be an ordinary, middle-class extended family. In Buenos Aires in the early 1980s, they run several popular venues. But they are just a cover for the true dark machinations of the family. The unscrupulous head of the family Arquímedes (Guillermo Francella) is the head behind the everyday criminal business, in which the Puccios not only deter kidnappings including ransom demands from murder. The Patriarch uses his eldest son Alejandro (Peter Lanzani) and his status as a particularly popular rugby international to select appropriate victims. But when Alejandro finally doubts the deeds of his family and thus endangers their entire existence, he draws the wrath of his merciless father on himself.

The Program0%The Program
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1:39:00

Storyline:In 1999, the ambitious journalist David Walsh (Chris O'Dowd) accompanied the Tour de France for the Sunday Times. He is sure that something is wrong with the most important cycling race in the world. How can charismatic professional driver Lance Armstrong (Ben Foster) swim on such an unprecedented wave of success just after overcoming his cancer? Not least with the help of Armstrong's former informant Floyd Landis (Jesse Plemons), Walsh is discovering more and more concrete evidence of doping, discovering evidence of a vast network of fraud, lies and cover-ups. Node of the network is Dr. med. Michele Ferrari (Guillaume Canet), who researches the doping agent EPO and uses Armstrong in a sophisticated system. But the attempt to succeed as a journalist against the powerful masterminds, not only seems to have little chance of success, but also brings great dangers for Walsh ... Based on the book "Seven Deadly Sins" by the real David Walsh.

Experimenter0%Experimenter
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1:38:00

Storyline:In 1961 at the prestigious Yale University: The famous social psychologist Stanley Milgram (Peter Sarsgaard) develops a psychological experiment in which the subjects are left in the belief that they are a friendly stranger who is tied up in a chair and in a chair located in another room, missing painful electric shocks. The result shows that the majority of people do not stop distributing electric shocks when the victim begs for mercy. The justification is frightening and simple: the subjects state that they simply followed the instructions given to them. As the trials against the Nazi Adolf Eichmann are broadcast on television and millions of viewers watch in front of the local TV, Milgrams experiment meets the nerve of the time. Does his project confirm that most people follow orders in blind obedience without questioning them? In some circles, the psychologist is celebrated for his project, some critics call him a manipulative, cheating monster. Against all hostility, Milgram's wife Sasha (Winona Ryder) defends the controversial scientist.

Truth0%Truth
7Our
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2:05:00

Storyline:Award-winning CBS news producer Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett) and newscaster Dan Rather (Robert Redford) are a well-rehearsed team known for their investigative reports. Together they lead the news program "60 Minutes". One of their revelations caused quite a stir in September 2004 and has far-reaching consequences for the journalists. As the investigations by Mapes and Rather show, George W. Bush refused to join the Vietnam War as a soldier. During his military service in 1968, the Bush family was said to have used their influence to spare the future president of the United States from deploying him instead of preferring to join the National Guard. With their story Mapes and Rather unleash a public scandal and a media response that hits them with great force and their careers seriously endangered. The drama is based on the controversy surrounding George W. Bush's military service, which really started in 2004. Mary Mapes published her reports under the title "Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power."

A Walk in the Woods0%A Walk in the Woods
7Our
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1:44:00

Storyline:Bill Bryson (Robert Redford), his mark a prolific writer of travelogues, itches once again in his feet. It's been years since he wrote his last book, and even though he feels comfortable in his leisurely retirement with his wife Cynthia (Emma Thompson), he wants to jump into one more big adventure and the Appalachian Trail, the longest footpath in the world, which covers a total of more than 3,500 kilometers. The concerns of his wife and children can not dissuade him from his bold project. Only the search for a companion turns out to be difficult, but Bill is in his old school friend Stephen Katz (Nick Nolte), to which he had long had no contact, finally find it. As a former alcoholic and with a few pounds on his ribs, he was not exactly Bryson's first choice. But the two seniors clash to survive together in the rough wilderness.

The Lady in the Van0%The Lady in the Van
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1:44:00

Storyline:In the 1970s, Camden Town has an extraordinary history: In the London borough, inhabited mostly by wealthy old-leftists, an eccentric, homeless old lady named Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith) wants her broken van in the driveway by playwright Alan Bennetts ( Alex Jennings) Park property - after being banned by the city to continue to park on streets. Bennett agrees, but the car's "short" parking turns into fifteen long years when Miss Shepherd lives in her van in front of Bennett's house. The unexpected neighborhood brings some problems, because Miss Shepherd is ungrateful, has an unpleasant body odor and likes to spread their trash on the street. But Mr. Bennett does not have the heart to deport the lady ...

Talvar0%Talvar
8Our
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2:12:00

Storyline:When a 14-year-old girl is murdered, the investigating officer (Irrfan Khan) faces a most difficult task. For the deeper he gets into the case, the more aware he is that the perpetrator (s) could come from everywhere. Also the parents of the young girl get into the focus of the officials ...