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Old January 17th, 2013, 06:10 AM   #11

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Gladiator,
Walter defends Sarajevo(more romantic, but...)
Cinderella man,
Kingdom of Heaven.
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Old January 17th, 2013, 06:27 AM   #12

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I forgot A Man For All Seasons, that would have been on my list too.
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Old January 17th, 2013, 06:41 AM   #13

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Das Boot
Braveheart
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Old January 17th, 2013, 06:56 AM   #14

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the patriot
braveheart
pearl harbor
apocalypto
last of the mohicans
the pianist
saving private ryan
the duchess
dangerous beauty
inglorius bastards
legends of the fall
forest gump
marie antoinette
to kill a king
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Tora,Tora,Tora
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Dacii ( the Dacians)
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The cannons of Navarone
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Old January 18th, 2013, 08:01 AM   #16

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I think that the best film ever made that depicts historical events would be a cartoon from the 80's, Grave of the Fireflies. At least it was the most powerful.

Here is the full movie on youtube:

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Old January 18th, 2013, 08:38 AM   #17

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2. Monty Python and the holy grail.

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Old January 18th, 2013, 08:43 AM   #18
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Some of my favourites:
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)
Andrei Rublev (1966)
47 Ronin (1962)
The Great King (1942)
Monsieur Vincent (1947)
The Battle of Algiers (1966)
War and Peace (1967)
Uncle Kruger (1941)
Becket (1964)
Coup D'Etat (1973)
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Old January 18th, 2013, 10:42 AM   #19
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Interesting selection there, Ficino. Pontecorvo head to head with Peter Glenville's Becket.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 11:12 AM   #20
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Interesting selection there, Ficino. Pontecorvo head to head with Peter Glenville's Becket.
I consider them artistically accomplished, despite their stylistic and ideological differences.
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