Luther

Luther 1928

German silent film about the life of Martin Luther

Matija Gubec

Matija Gubec 1919

Movie adaptation of the history novel by August Senoa, about Matija Gubec, the leader of peasant revolt of 1573.

Forbidden Killing

Forbidden Killing 1970

In "Forbidden Killing" Melinda Chen Man-Ling plays a highly trained swords woman who gets involve in a power struggle between two groups mandarins in the government.

The Best Secret Agent

The Best Secret Agent 1964

During the Sino-Japanese War, Tsui-Ying flees with her father from the Japanese occupation. She meets a young man, Ling-Yun, and falls in love. Yet Tsui-Ying chooses to leave Ling-Yun and marries his uncle, a traitor who serves the Japanese. Out of heartbreak, Ling-Yun leaves the country to study abroad. In the meantime, Special Agent 001 leads the resistance against the Japanese. After Ling-Yun returns to Shanghai from the UK, he is surprised to find out his ex-lover has become the wife of his uncle Chao-Chun. Special Agent 001 continues their sabotage and the identify of the agent finally is revealed. The first Taiwanese-language spy film produced in Taiwan, The Best Secret Agent is a remake of the 1945 movie of the same name that caused a sensation in Shanghai.

Topical Budget 93-1: The Derby 1913

Topical Budget 93-1: The Derby 1913 1913

A routine account of the 1913 Epsom Derby, one of many horse races that Topical Budget covered that year, this film inadvertently made a contribution to the history of the suffragette movement by capturing the moment when activist Emily Davison (1872-1913) was trampled by Anmer, King George V's horse, after she had invaded the track and attempted to grab its reins.

Tiburzi

Tiburzi 1996

An unconventional biopic about the legendary Tuscan bandit Tiburzi, who became a peasants' hero in the late nineteenth century

Caroline of Rijeka

Caroline of Rijeka 1961

The movie Karolina Rijecka is loosely based on the legendary story of young Karolina Belinic. When the English fleet began firing cannons on the Adriatic port of Rijeka, young Karolina boarded the ship of English Admiral John Leard and negotiated a cease-fire to save the town from destruction.