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A Prayer Before Dawn

The true story of an English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand's most notorious prisons as he fights in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.Read More

La promesse de l’aube

De son enfance difficile en Pologne en passant par son adolescence sous le soleil de Nice, jusqu’à ses exploits d’aviateur en Afrique pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale… Romain Gary a vécu une vie extraordinaire. Mais cet acharnement à vivre mille vies, à devenir un grand homme et un écrivain célèbre, c’est à Nina, sa mère, qu’il le doit. C’est l’amour fou de cette mère attachante et excentrique qui fera de lui un des romanciers majeurs du XXème siècle, à la vie pleine de rebondissements, de passions et de mystères. Mais cet amour maternel sans bornes sera aussi son fardeau pour la vie…Read More

Gauguin – Voyage de Tahiti

1891. Gauguin s’exile à Tahiti. Il veut trouver sa peinture, en homme libre, en sauvage, loin des codes moraux, politiques et esthétiques de l’Europe civilisée. Il s’enfonce dans la jungle, bravant la solitude, la pauvreté, la maladie. Il y rencontrera Tehura, qui deviendra sa femme, et le sujet de ses plus grandes toiles.Read More

Augustine

When Heidi, a young filmmaker in Paris is chosen to create a documentary about Saint Augustine, he begins his journey to learn about an influential philosopher who shaped the western world and learn about the North African, Augustine. Heidi must face the Algerian heritage he left behind years ago. Heidi comes to find that this fourth-century man?s life is not so different from his own.Transported into Augustine?s world, Hedi?s research reveals how Augustine witnessed an undeniable relationship between his mother and God that challenged him to seek the truth for himself.Read More

Borg McEnroe

The story of the 1980s tennis rivalry between the placid Björn Borg and the volatile John McEnroe.Read More

Loving Pablo

A journalist strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar.Read More

Winchester

After the sudden death of her family, firearms heiress Sarah Winchester becomes convinced that she's haunted by the souls of those killed by guns. Winchester then decides to build an enormous mansion that's designed to keep the evil spirits at bay. When skeptical psychiatrist Eric Price visits the estate to evaluate her state of mind, he soon discovers that her obsession may not be so far-fetched after all.Read More

The Death of Stalin

Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.Read More

All the Money in the World

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.Read More

The Post

Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper -- The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers -- and very freedom -- to help bring long-buried truths to light.Read More