Titles You Haven't Rated (64)
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Laïla Marrakchi returns to the Festival with another lively family drama chronicling the foibles and hypocrisies of Morocco's middle class. (tiff.net)
A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe. (imdb)
An epic motion picture set in an imaginative world of adventure, intrigue and romance, One Night With the King follows a young girl who rises from peasant to princess by going against the culture and seeking the King's heart rather than the riches of the kingdom. (8X Entertainment)
San Pietro (2005) - TV Movie
With tension mounting between Christians and Romans, Jesus' faithful disciple Peter (Omar Sharif) continues his quest to spread Christianity throughout the world. But his enemies are equally passionate about persecuting him for his religious beliefs. Originally produced for Italian television, this epic drama prompted death threats against Sharif, a converted Muslim, for portraying a famous Christian and speaking positively about the experience.
Based on the story of long distance rider Frank T. Hopkins, Hidalgo is an epic action-adventure and one man's journey of personal redemption. (Touchstone Pictures)
In a working class Paris neighborhood in the early 60's, two unlikely characters -- a young Jew and an elderly Muslim -- begin a friendship. (Sony Pictures Classics)
A failed parole officer framed for murder must enlist the help of his former clients to clear his name. (imdb)
Shaka Zulu: The Citadel (2001) - TV Movie
Shaka Zulu: The Last Great Warrior is the true story of the legendary African warrior and his struggle to unite his people against the largest empire in the world.
The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' (2000) - Direct-to-Video
A documentary of the making of the classic motion picture _Lawrence of Arabia_, and of its later restoration to David Lean's intended version.
Ibn Fahdlan, an important emissary who is banished from his homeland, comes across a band of Norse warriors who coerce him into joining them when they are summoned to fight mysterious creatures legendary for consuming every living thing in their path.
Egypt is and ever was a place of mystery. Many rumors spread around the great Pyramids of Gizeh (the only one of the seven wonders of the world left), their age ranges - in different theories - between 3,000 and even 12,000 years. Here, an old Egyptian is asked by his granddaughter about those mysteries of which we all heard in one way or the other. The action takes us to Howard Carter, who, after years and years of searching, finally found King Tutankhamen's (Tut-ench-Amun) grave in 1922.
Cleopatra's Palace (1998) - TV Movie
This documentary explores the life of Cleopatra using research by Franck Goddio, underwater explorer and archaeologist who has mapped the submerged Royal Quarter of ancient Alexandria, and who discovered the sunken cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus. (britishmuseum.org)
Gulliver's Travels (1996) - TV Movie
Elaborate production, stunning special effects, and stellar cast give Swift justice to the 1726 social and political satire. (Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide)
A special-interest documentary about Egypt's (and the Arab world's) legendary superstar, a singer-performer in a category all her own: Umm Kulthum, perhaps the greatest singer who ever lived. (imdb)
Catherine the Great (1995) - TV Movie
Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great. (imdb)
Lie Down with Lions (1994) - TV Movie
Her friend, doctor Peter Husak, introduces the American Jack Carver to his friend nurse Kate - and it's love on first sight. But when she learns in a dramatic incident that Jack's a CIA agent, she leaves him and marries Husak instead. Together they go into a war area in Nagorny Karabach for a relief organization. (imdb)
A woman's ex-husband, who is the son of an Arab chieftain, kidnaps their teenage son and brings him back to Morocco, where the boy is to be made the leader of the tribe. The child's mother hires a mercenary to get her son and bring him back to her. (imdb)
This is the sequel of "Mayrig". It tells the story of a son of the Armenian family of the previous film. Now the son has grown up and he'll cope with his new life and his old family.
Profile of Chilean film maker Alejandro Jodorowsky made after the release of his film SANTA SANGRE.
Memories of Midnight (1991) - TV Movie
A beautiful amnesiac struggles to regain her memory, unaware of the danger she will face because of it. (imdb)
Mayrig is a 1991 semi-autobiographical film written and directed by French-Armenian filmmaker Henri Verneuil. The film's principal cast includes Claudia Cardinale and Omar Sharif. It is about the struggles of an Armenian family that emigrates to France from Turkey after the Armenian Genocide of 1915. (Wikipedia)
A petty crook, in search of the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, hopes to cash in by befriending the heir to a huge fortune. (imdb)
The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire (imdb)
Quattro piccole donne (1989) - TV Series
Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord, Massachusetts in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the American Civil War, sisters Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother, a very outspoken women for her time. The story tells of how the sisters grow up, find love and find their place in the world.
This political drama is taken from the classic story from Feodor Dostoyevsky, but liberties have been taken and many secondary characters eliminated. The author's condemnation of a godless society and his disdain of those who follow blindly to popular political causes remains intact. (Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide)
Harem (1986) - TV Movie
Jessica, a young British girl, goes off to Arabia with her father to be with her fiancé when he's called there suddenly on diplomatic duty. On a tourist journey she's kidnapped by what appears to be a Beduion tribe and sold into the harem of the Sultan. The man that took her captive is not actually a Beduion but an Oxford educated revolutionary who traded Jessica for the release of his friends from the Sultan's prison. (imdb)
Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986) - TV Movie
Story of Anna Anderson, who claimed to be Anastasia Romanov, the only "surviving" child of the last Czar and Czarina of Russia. (imdb)
Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany (imdb)
He wanted adventure...She craved revenge...Emeralds held the answer. (tagline)
A tale of two hustlers trying to set up a big game. (imdb)
Browning is a PI with a bad cold, who's sent to investigate a case by a mysterious client.He stumbles across the body of a young woman and is stabbed to death, and when he wakes up in heaven, they tell him he's "marginal material," and they can only decide on his final destination through one last assignment: to go back and solve his own murder. (imdb)
Audrey Hepburn stars in this mystery/thriller as the heir of a pharmacutical company, but after her inheritence she is the target of an unknown assassin which leads her on an international chase and not knowing whom to trust anymore, not even her own family, or her new lover. (imdb)
Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task... (imdb)
Financier persuades his mistress to marry a rich industrialist for his money, then discovers that he and the new wife are to be murdered by her new husband. (imdb)
1930s in New York. The famous singer Fanny Brice has divorced her first husband Nicky Arnstein. During the depression she has trouble finding work as an artist but meets Billy Rose, a newcomer who writes lyrics and owns his own nightclub. (imdb)
Some unknown maniac is threatening a navigation company to blow up one of its luxury transatlantics, the "Britannic", now in high sea with 1200 passengers. He is asking for a £500,000 ransom, otherwise the 7 bombs aboard will explode. An experienced anti-bomb squad is sent to the "Britannic", but although all the bombs are located, a very high skill level will be necessary to dismantle them. Perhaps that task is impossible... (imdb)
During a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant finds herself falling in love with a Russian agent. (imdb)
This French film is one of the many efforts to film Jules Verne's novel, Mysterious Island. Here Captain Nemo is Omar Sharif, a seriously misanthropic man, who hides near a tropical island in his fabulous submarine. Flying in on a balloon are a number of refugees from a military dictatorship. The heroes of the story escape as Nemo battles pirates and an erupting volcano. (allmovie)
Gallic crime-flick icon Jean Paul Belmondo plays a slick jewel thief who steals a valuable emerald. He is stalked by cop Omar Sharif, who when he catches up to Belmondo reveals himself to be a fellow crook, interested only in a piece of the action. (All Movie Guide)
Afghan nomads compete in a brutal riding game. (TCM.com)
People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley. (imdb)
The gangster Colorado kidnaps Marshal McKenna. He believes that McKenna has seen a map which leads to a rich vein of gold in the mountains and forces him to show him the way. But they're not the only ones who're after the gold; soon they meet a group of "honorable" citizens and the cavalry crosses their way too - and that is even before they enter Indian territory. (imdb)
The lawyer Federico Fendi has reasons to believe that his wife Carla in secret is Rome's highest paid prostitute. (imdb)
Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The film covers Guevara's life from when he first landed in Cuba in 1956 to his death in an ambush by government troops in the mountains of Bolivia in 1967. (imdb)
The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side... (imdb)
In 1888 the heir to the Habsburg Empire is forced into a suicide pact with his mistress.
Vienna: The Years Remembered (1968) - Short Film
This is a short promotional piece from MGM in connection with the filming of MAYERLING in Vienna, an historical costume drama.
A fairy tale of the misadventures of a beautiful but temperamental Neapolitan peasant, Isabella, when she meets the ill- tempered Spanish Prince Rodrigo Ferrante y Davalos. The King of Spain has ordered Rodrigo to choose a wife among seven Italian Princesses, but he is smitten by the lowly peasant. With the help of both witches and saints, Isabella conquers the heart of her Prince after many amusing events--including an outrageous dishwashing contest of the peasant against the Princesses. (imdb)
The murder of a prostitute in Nazi occupied Warsaw draws Wehrmacht Major Grau into an investigation where the evidence points to one of three high ranking Generals. The trail leads Grau from Warsaw to Paris and straight into the 1944 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, of which two of the Generals are deeply involved. Grau's case goes unfinished and it is not until 1965 when the true killer is brought to justice. (imdb)
Temujin raises a Mongol army and revenges himself on his old enemy Jamuga. (variety)
Life of a Russian doctor/poet who, although married, falls for a political activist's wife and experiences hardships during the Bolshevik Revolution. (imdb)
Orson Welles plays the role of Akerman, a venetian savant, in this all star production of Marco Polo's adventures. Young Marco travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder. (imdb)
Pasternak (1965) - Short Film
This short film, a mini-biography of of writer and Nobelist Boris Pasternakserves as something of a promotional film for the upcoming film version of his novel Doctor Zhivago (1965). Includes scenes with David Lean, Alec Guinness and Geraldine Chaplin among others. Pasternak grew up in an artistic home where men like Leo Tolstoy were frequent visitors. He refused however to sing the praises of the Bolshevik revolution and was refused permission to publish it in his home country (imdb)
Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. But his biggest enemy, the Spanish police officer Vinolas, prepared a trap at the hospital as a chance to finally catch Artiguez. (imdb)
Three stories about the lives and loves of those who own a certain yellow Rolls-Royce. (imdb)
Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.(imdb)
In British occupied Egypt, Ibrahim, a member of the resistance, seeks refuge in the house of a politically passive family after killing the prime minister for his acts of treason. (imdb)
After the death of the father, the family consisting of a mother and two young men and a girl themselves without a breadwinner finds, to begin each of them in the direction to a different path, to err on the older brother (Hassan) to work drug, and graduated (Hussein) East of the Police College, while working (Nafisa) prostitution without the knowledge family, to hide them from the fate of many surprises. (imdb)
A classic Egyptian film noir starring Omar Sharif who is trying to find out the mysterious circumstances under which his brother was killed. This gem also features the belly dancer Samia Gamal and features some of her famous exotic dancing tableaux.
Naïve young Muhasab is asked to accompany his more dependable friend, Mujahed, on a voyage up the Nile to Cairo. Once there, they will sell their boat, the "Bride of the Nile," in order to buy a barge that will make their village elders more competitive in business and trade. But a ruthless business rival is determined to see that the men never reach Cairo. Matters become even more complicated when Nargis, a scheming carnival dancer, is discovered hiding out in the cargo hold of the boat. (imdb)
The story of Nadia Lotfi (Faten Hamama), a teenage girl raised by her father after her mother's untimely death. Her lifelong lack of a mother figure turns Nadia into a scheming troublemaker who causes problems at her boarding school. When she returns home, she learns that her father (Yehia Chahine) has re-married. Furious Nadia decides to set a plan in motion to get rid of her unsuspecting step-mother (Mariam Fakhr Eddine).
Set in Alexandria, this film centers on the lives of sailors. Hamidah (Faten Hamama) works on a ship and plans to marry her cousin, Ragab (Omar Sharif). Ragab goes away for an extended absence. During that time Hamidah falls in love with the wealthy Mamdouh (Ahmed Ramzy). When Ragab returns three years later he fights to win her back and they marry. (Musicman.com)
Poor girl live on the surface next to the three poor young people fall in love with her all and discover they occur under the weight of the disease, which would be required to hold surgery, everyone rush to help her for the surgery. See who is going to help her? You will fall in love with him?
Omar Sharif plays Ahmed, an engineer whose father is a farmer and a farm owner. His father succeeds in improving and increasing the production of sugar cane in his farm. Taher Pasha, a wealthy land owner, who runs a competing sugar cane production facility, feels threatened by his recent production prosperity. Ahmed is in a love relationship with the pasha's daughter, Amal, but as a consequence to the rivalry between both their fathers, he is compelled to hide their relationship. (youssefchahine.us)