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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society No rating results yet

A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

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Backstabbing for Beginners No rating results yet

A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq’s oil reserves.

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Morine No rating results yet

The year is 620 A.D., North Lebanon. Living with God is men’s privilege and the most unreachable women’s right. Stubborn as she is, the 20-year-old revolutionary girl breaks the rules and endures all the consequences.

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Le retour du heros No rating results yet

Elisabeth est droite, sérieuse et honnête. Le capitaine Neuville est lâche, fourbe et sans scrupules. Elle le déteste. Il la méprise. Mais en faisant de lui un héros d’opérette, elle est devenue, malgré elle, responsable d’une imposture qui va très vite la dépasser…

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The 15:17 to Paris 0/5 (1)

Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France.

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The Death of Stalin No rating results yet

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

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The Post 0/5 (1)

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.

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Darkest Hour No rating results yet

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

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Goodbye Christopher Robin No rating results yet

After leaving London for the English countryside, writer A.A. Milne starts to spin fanciful yarns about his son’s growing collection of stuffed animals. These stories form the basis for “Winnie-the-Pooh” and “The House at Pooh Corner,” published respectively in 1926 and 1928. Milne and his family soon become swept up in the instant success of the books, while the enchanting tales bring hope and comfort to the rest of postwar England.

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12 Strong 0/5 (3)

12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.

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