Movies biographies about nightmares

List of the best films biographies about nightmares according to the audience: De Gaulle, Waltz with Bashir, Digging Up the Marrow, Rocketman, Lords of Chaos, The Last Family, Lobanovskiy Forever, Goodbye Christopher Robin, Moby Doc, Gascoigne.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

De Gaulle (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryFrance
CharactersHorses
PlotOn real events, Radio
PlaceAircraft, Paris, France, Beach, London
TimeWorld War II

Paris, June 1940. The de Gaulle couple is confronted with the military and political collapse of France. Charles de Gaulle joins London while Yvonne, his wife, finds herself with her three children on the road of the exodus.

Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, documentary, cartoon, detective, military, biography, history
CountryIsrael, France, Germany, USA, Finland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Australia
Duration01:30
CharactersDogs, Jews, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Political, Lost memory
PlaceIsrael
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Heavy, Fancy, Makes me think

Much awarded animated documentary, in which director and Israeli army veteran Ari Folman interviews friends and former soldiers about their memories of the 1982 Lebanon war and especially the Sabra and Shatila massacre in Beirut. The usage on animation enabled Folman to illustrate their personal memories and dreams.

Digging Up the Marrow (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersMonsters
PlotSupernatural, Art
PlaceForest, USA
StyleDepressive, Serious, Disturbing

A documentary filmmaker turns his lens on an enigmatic conspiracy theorist who claims he's found the entrance to a vast underground city populated entirely by monsters.

Rocketman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, musical, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
Duration01:53
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Celebrities, Singers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Music, Drug addict
PlaceEngland, Night Clubs, Los Angeles
StyleInspirational, Vivid

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Lords of Chaos (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:16
CharactersGay, Musicians, Cats, Singers
PlotOn real events, Music, Friendship, Death, Sects
PlaceParty, Norway
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating, Heavy

A teenager's quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1990s results in a very violent outcome.

The Last Family (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryPoland
CharactersNeighbors, Parents
PlotArt

Beksiński is a gentle man with arachnophobia, despite his hardcore sexual fantasies and his fondness for painting disturbing dystopian works. Beksiński is a family man who wants only the best for his loving wife Zofia, neurotic son Tomasz and the couple's aging mothers. His daily painting to classical music eventually pays off and he makes a name for himself in contemporary art. Good Catholic woman Zofia tries to hold the family together, but troubled son Tomasz proves to be a handful with his violent outbursts and suicidal threats. Their relief is brief when he starts dating women and becomes a radio presenter and movie translator, and the concerned parents must be on constant watch to prevent their son from hurting himself. But Beksiński never believed that family life would always be sunshine and rainbows. As he tapes everything with his beloved camcorder, the 28-year Beksiński saga unfolds through paintings, near-death experiences, dance music trends and funerals...

Lobanovskiy Forever (2016)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUkraine
Duration01:37
CharactersJournalists
PlotSports, Soccer, Parenting
PlaceUkraine

In 1975 Dynamo Kiev became the first Soviet team to win a major European trophy. The team’s rapid rise was remarkable and attributed to one man: Valeri Vasilievich Lobanovskyi. His technique as a manager is now the stuff of folklore - not least for his imposing a fitness regime so brutal that his players looked upon the matches themselves as relaxing.

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:47
CharactersBears, Writers, Photographers, Insects
PlotDancing, Money, Jealousy, Birthday, Snow
PlaceTrains, England, Moon
StyleMakes me think

The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.

Moby Doc (2021)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredocumentary, music, biography
CountryUSA

A surrealist biographical documentary about trailblazing electronic musician and animal rights activist Moby.

Gascoigne (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom

A feature length, theatrical documentary on the life of Paul Gascoigne, one of the greatest footballers that ever lived: delving deep into his psyche, vulnerabilities, fears and triumphs.

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Jim: The James Foley Story (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:08
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotAbduction, Hostage

In August, 2014, a video of the public execution of American photojournalist James Foley rippled across the globe. Foley wore an orange jumpsuit as he knelt beside an ISIS militant dressed in black. That image challenged the world to deal with a new face of terror. And it tested one American family. Seen through the lens of filmmaker Brian Oakes, Foley’s close childhood friend, Jim takes us from small-town New England to the adrenaline-fueled front lines of Libya and Syria, where Foley pushed the limits of danger to report on the plight of civilians impacted by war.

Rodin (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:26
CharactersHorses, Artists, Models, Photographers, Artists
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Passion, Obsession
PlaceJapan, France
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Touching

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), man of the people, autodidact and revolutionary sculptor - the most brilliant of his era. At 42, Rodin meets Camille Claudel, a young woman desperate to become his assistant. He quickly acknowledges her as his most able pupil, and treats her as an equal in matters of creation.

Marie Curie (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryPoland, Germany, France
CharactersStrong women, Scientists
PlotOn real events
StyleLight, To cry, Fascinating, Heavy, Touching

The most turbulent five years in the life of a genius woman: Between 1905, where Marie Curie comes with Pierre Curie to Stockholm to be awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of the radioactivity, and 1911, where she receives her second Nobel Prize, after challenging France's male-dominated academic establishment both as a scientist and a woman.

The Polka King (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersMusicians, Mentors
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Art
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Smart, Touching

Local Pennsylvania polka legend Jan Lewan develops a plan to get rich that shocks his fans and lands him in jail.

Anarchist from Colony (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea

Based on the life of the Korean anarchist Park Yeol (Lee Je-hoon), the film shows his struggle to counter the massacre of Koreans by the government during the 1923 great Kanto earthquake, focusing on his activities as the leader of the anti-Japanese organization Bulryeongsa and his relationship with Japanese comrade Fumiko Kaneko (Choi Hee-seo).

Becoming Astrid (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography
CountrySweden, Denmark
Duration01:58
CharactersStrong women, Blonde girls, Writers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Religious, Art, Snow
PlaceTrains, Hotels, Sweden
StyleFor girls, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

When Astrid Lindgren was very young something happened that affected her profoundly, and this combination of both miracle and calamity came to shape her entire life. It was an event that transformed her into one of the most inspiring women of our age and the storyteller a whole world would come to love. This is the story of when a young Astrid, despite the expectations of her time and religious upbringing, decided to break free from society's norms and follow her heart.

Benedetta (2021)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Netherlands
CharactersLesbians, Nuns
PlotPassion, Religious
PlaceItaly
StyleWomens in main roles

In the late 17th century, with plague ravaging the land, Benedetta Carlini joins the convent in Pescia, Tuscany, as a novice. Capable from an early age of performing miracles, Benedetta’s impact on life in the community is immediate and momentous.

Get Me Roger Stone (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA

From his days of testifying at the Watergate hearings to advising recent presidential candidate Donald Trump, Roger Stone has long offended people on both sides of the political fence as a force in conservative America. Outspoken author, pundit, ahead of his time election strategist, this is his story.

Wayne (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryAustralia, New Zealand

Wayne tells the exhilarating story of 1987 World Motorcycle Grand Prix Champion Wayne Gardner's triumphant, improbable journey from a 5-dollar dirt bike to the international summit of his sport.

Vita & Virginia (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
CharactersLesbians
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Mental disorders
PlaceEngland, London
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

Socialite Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf run in different circles in 1920s London. Despite the odds, the magnetic Vita and the beguiling Virginia forge an unconventional affair, set against the backdrop of their own strikingly contemporary marriages; which inspired one of Woolf's most iconic novels, 'Orlando'.




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