In the top there are new films of 2009, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
|Country||Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Ukraine, Morocco|
|Style||Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating|
Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'état, the destinies of four women converge in a beautiful orchard garden, where they find independence, solace and companionship.
|Mark||8.8 (imdb: 7.2)|
|Country||United Kingdom, France, Italy|
|Plot||Love, Revolution, Jealousy, Intrigue, Dreams, Uprising|
A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
|Mark||1 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, detective, music|
|Plot||Obsession, Revenge, Revolution|
|Style||Atmospheric, Touching, Tense, Fascinating, Gloomy|
Spans 300 years in the life of one famed musical instrument that winds up in present-day Montreal on the auction block. Crafted by the Italian master Bussotti (Cecchi) in 1681, the red violin derives its unusual color from the human blood mixed into the finish. With this legacy, the violin travels to Austria, England, China, and Canada, leaving both beauty and tragedy in its wake.
|Genre||drama, military, history|
|Country||Spain, Italy, Belgium|
|Characters||Military, Soldier, Nuns, Priests|
|Plot||War, Revolution, Political, Uprising|
At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the group and eventually goes to the front. The women's group faces the problems of fighting not only the nationalists, but also factions on the left seeking to impose a more traditional military structure. Written by Brian Rawnsley
|Country||United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Italy, France|
|Characters||Heroes, Military, Priests|
|Plot||Revolution, Political, War, Uprising|
|Style||Fascinating, Makes me think|
David Carr is a British Communist who is unemployed. In 1936, when the Spanish Civil War begins, he decides to fight for the Republican side, a coalition of liberals, communists and anarchists, so he joins the POUM militia and witnesses firsthand the betrayal of the Spanish revolution by Stalin's followers and Moscow's orders.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 7.7)|
|Country||Italy, France, West Germany|
|Plot||Political, Death, War, Revolution|
|Style||Makes me think, Fascinating|
Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half on the 20th century.
|Mark||4 (imdb: 7.6)|
|Genre||action, adventure, western|
|Characters||Heroes, Friends, Partners|
|Plot||Revolution, Adventure, Uprising, Chase|
|Style||Action, Heavy, Exciting, For men|
At the beginning of the 1913 Mexican Revolution, greedy bandit Juan Miranda and idealist John H. Mallory, an Irish Republican Army explosives expert on the lam from the British, fall in with a band of revolutionaries plotting to strike a national bank. When it turns out that the government has been using the bank as a hiding place for illegally detained political prisoners -- who are freed by the blast -- Miranda becomes a revolutionary hero against his will.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 7.3)|
|Plot||Revolution, Political, Adventure, Slavery, Robbery, Uprising|
|Style||Action, Disturbing, Fascinating|
The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they have seized too much power that now threatens British sugar interests.
|Mark||6 (imdb: 8.1)|
|Genre||drama, military, history|
|Plot||Revolution, War, Freedom, Uprising|
|Style||Heavy, Depressive, Fascinating, Makes me think|
Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in 1957. The film traces the rebels' struggle and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French government to quell the revolt.
|Genre||comedy, melodrama, adventure, western|
|Characters||Heroes, Friends, Partners, Priests|
Gorgeous IRA operative Marie flees the British authorities and finds herself somewhere in the American continent, where she meets a stunning woman also named Marie, a singer in a traveling circus. The new friends start a vaudeville act that grows exponentially more popular after they incorporate striptease into their routine. When the singer Maria falls for a charismatic rebel, the girls leave the circus behind and recreate themselves as wild-eyed revolutionaries.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, military|
|Country||USA, Italy, United Kingdom|
|Characters||Poets, Lovers, Nurses|
|Plot||Love triangle, War, Political, Funeral, Revolution|
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 8)|
As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war hero nephew, Tancredi, to marry Angelica, the beautiful daughter of gauche, bourgeois Don Calogero, in order to maintain the family's accustomed level of comfort and political clout.