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Storyline:We write the 19th century, the scene is Austria. Antonio Salieri (F. Murray Abraham), former court composer, mutilates himself and ends up in a mental hospital. He tells his story, which is closely linked to one of the greatest artistic personalities of all times: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Tom Hulce). It quickly brings considerable fame, but also envy. In any case, the aging court composer Antonio Salieri is appalled by Mozart's vulgar style - in Salieri's eyes, he simply does not deserve his superhuman talent. From then on he will do his utmost to destroy Mozart's career, albeit always in admiration for their magnificent musical creations.
Storyline:After the Scottish king died without successor to the throne, there is unrest in Scotland in the late 13th century. King Edward I of England (Patrick McGoohan) uses the dispersal of the Scottish nobility to his advantage and tries to seize their land. But despite the efforts of the Scottish nobility and the crackdown on the Scottish civilian population, he can not sustainably consolidate his position of power. William Wallace (Mel Gibson) is born into this troubled time and after the assassination of his closest family members raised by his uncle, who takes him on his travels through Europe and not only reading and writing, but also French, Latin and dealing with the Sword teaches. Wallace returns as a peace-loving man to his homeland and wants nothing to do with public affairs. When English troops execute his wife (Catherine McCormack), he swears revenge on the occupiers and sets out to lead his countrymen to freedom.
Storyline:Since he crashed during a paragliding flight, Philippe (François Cluzet) is paralyzed from the head down. Nevertheless, he has not lost his courage, for Philippe is rich. In the yard dusted a Maserati and for a picture with splashes of color he is already good and happy 14,000 euros. Just when he is looking for a new caretaker, Driss (Omar Sy), who has just been released from prison, is standing in his living room and just wants to have a stamp that he has introduced himself in order to continue receiving unemployment benefits. True to the motto "Opposites attract," Philippe Driss intervenes, for his carefree, relaxed manner fascinates Philippe. Initially reluctant to pursue a steady occupation, Driss gradually turns over the life of the nobleman and an unusual friendship develops between the two.
Storyline:1939: With the help of Jewish capital, the clever businessman Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) manages to buy a dispossessed enamel factory in Krakow, which from then on produces fieldware for the oncoming war. In order to maximize his profits, he uses extremely cheap Jewish workers from the Krakow ghetto, which he is granted on the basis of the war-important goods that his factory produces. Schindler knows how to represent and make business contacts, but in administrative and coordination tasks relies on his experienced accountant Itzhak Stern (Ben Kingsley). In cooperation with their talents, the Emailfabrik is developing into a flourishing company, which requires more and more workers. Stern, who is given a free hand on personnel issues, uses this to get as many Jews as possible, mostly those who, because of their academic or artistic background or a disability, are unfit for industrial work to get a job in the factory. In 1943 the survivors of the Kraków ghetto were transferred to the Kraków-Plaszów labor camp. Here Schindler witnesses how the inmates are treated inhumanly, how guards arbitrarily shoot people. Then this camp will be closed and the surviving Jews will be taken to Auschwitz for liquidation. Schindler, however, does everything to prevent this.
Storyline:To justify the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the government around President George W. Bush is gathering evidence showing that Iraq possesses weapons of mass destruction that must be hindered at all costs. The plan to disempower Saddam Hussein is in full swing - and the majority of the press reported as they were reported by the White House. Only Jonathan Landay (Woody Harrelson) and Warren Stroebel (James Marsden) have doubts, dig deeper and eventually use anonymous government sources - and find that the president's plan relies on lies and false information. They reveal a terrible truth that, apart from them, hardly anyone wants to believe.
Storyline:Spring 1889: The New York painter Catherine Weldon (Jessica Chastain) has been a widow for a year now. In order to finally leave her grief behind, she embarks on a new project and travels from New York to North Dakota to make a portrait of the legendary Sioux tribal Chief Sitting Bull (Michael Greyeyes). With her self-confident and modern attitude and her commitment to the Native Americans, she makes on the spot many enemies, especially the Colonel Groves (Sam Rockwell). As Catherine and Sitting Bull begin to make friends, the Colonel goes out of his way to drive out the last remaining indigenous people from the area. Catherine, who has now been given the Indian name "Woman's Ahead," has to decide what to do in the fight for freedom and humanity.
Storyline:The story of the love affair between actress Anne Wiazemsky (Stacy Martin) and director Jean-Luc Godard (Louis Garrel) ...
Storyline:For the young Saliya (Kostja Ullmann) everything seems to be running like clockwork, because after all he just passed all the exams and bagged the Abitur. He consistently conceals that he is almost blind, but apparently no problem for him, as long as he cheats successfully through the life with the handicap. In fact, he even gets a job in a luxury hotel in Munich and none of his colleagues suspects even the slightest. Only his buddy Max (Jacob Matschenz) realizes one day that something is wrong with Saliya and therefore helps him out. While everyone else is enjoying their time at work, for example, the two friends practice the simplest handshakes until they are literally "blind". But when he then meets Laura (Anna Maria Mühe) and falls in love with her, Saliya comes in unpredictable situations that he can no longer control so routinely. His life threatens to get completely out of joint ... Based on the autobiography of Saliya Kahawatte.
Storyline:The illegal immigrant Ho (Donnie Yen) sneaks from mainland China to Hong Kong in 1963 and wants to become the biggest drug lord. As a good fighter and with his determined manner, he defeats his numerous enemies and becomes a bitter, ruthless man, to whom everything is daring ...
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