IN HISTORY, EVERYTHING REPEATS ITSELF. HEARD THIS EXPRESSION? FINDING HISTORICAL PARALLELS ARE POSSIBLE FOR ANY MOMENT IN THE PRESENT. MAYBE, THAT’S WHY WE LOVE TO WATCH BEST FILMS TELLING ABOUT THE OLD TIMES. ONLINE CINEMA IVI COLLECTED A SELECTION HISTORICAL PICTURES THAT VERY EXACTLY CAPTURE THE MOOD OF THEIR ERA. SO, GET READY: BEGINNING A JOURNEY IN TIME.
The Best Films To Dive Into Past Eras-
1. Troy By Wolfgang Petersen
It is generally accepted that the events of the distant entities have nothing to do with her present life. After watching a movie Troy, you change your mind: passionate and strong characters cannot touch the viewer. Trojan prince Paris falls in love with Elena and kidnaps her. But Elena is married, and her husband is a Spartan king Menelaus – decides to take revenge. So personal tragedy caused many years of fierce war between Greece kami and Trojans, participation in which it was a matter of honor. Including for Achilles, played by Brad Pitt.
2. Union of Salvation By Andrei Kravchuk
We used to think of the Decembrists as heroes of textbooks and history books. But in fact they were young people romantic idealists who dreamed of making life in Russia better. They believed in the fact that the future of the country depends on them, and for the sake of it they were ready to sacrifice themselves. The filmmakers tried to show what kind of people those who we call decembrists were. Director Andrei Kravchuk gathered, perhaps, the most notable actors of the young the first generation: Pavel Priluchny, Ivan Yankovsky, Maksim Matveyev , Leonid Bichevin and others.
3. SCHINDLER’S LIST By Steven Spielberg
The film directed by Steven Spielberg is dedicated to one of the most difficult pages in world history – the Holocaust. Main character film Oskar Schindler, played by Liam Neeson, – historical character. During the war years, he owned many factories in Poland with many workers. When their mass destruction began, Schindler took about a thousand people to Moravia, which saved their lives. Spielberg worked on this project for many years, and as a result, the film was included in the list of juice of one hundred best American films, won seven Oscars and became the best picture of 1994.
4. Mary Queen of Scots By Josie Rourke
Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie are two beautiful young actresses who are two queens of the XVI century in this film. Mary of Scotland (Ronan), who dropped in France, widowed and decided go back to England. But there rules cousin Elizabeth I. Court intrigues and historical circumstances lead to the fact that two sisters, two queens became- nod in the fight for the British crown.
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5. Vice By Adam McKay
The film depicts the very recent period of history. The main character of the picture – Dick Cheney, who was vice president volume of the United States during the reign of George Bush Jr. However, getting to the peaks of the political Olympus was completely not easy, and Dick Cheney’s life confirms this. In hist student life for years he had shown no hope. Moreover, if not for his wife, he would rather of all would never have finished university. Gradually understanding how it works big politics, Cheney is promoting on the career ladder. But at the same time no one cancels any personal difficulties (Cheney had a heart problem for many years), no problems in the family. Main role in the film was brilliantly performed by Christian Bale, for which he was nominated for an Oscar. The film received a total of eight in 2019 nominations and one award.
6. LITTLE WOMEN By Greta Gerwig
Events of the film “Little Women” take us to America during the Civil Danish war. In the March family, the father went away, and the mother was left with four daughters. Together, they cope with life difficulties and do not stop dreaming: for example, Meg March (Emma Watson) wants be an actress, and Joe March (Saoirse Ronan) – a writer. All girls are talent lions, romantic and do not represent life not without each other. They are company Laurie’s pretty neighbor (Timothy Shalame), whose life in an amazing way will return him to March’s house all the time. This is one of the best films of past era.