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Taras BulbaDirector: J.Lee Thomson
Yul Brynner plays a powerful Cossack chieftain determined to regain his land from treacherous Polish invaders. Despite bitter dissension in the ranks, he is soon leading his soldiers into savage warfare. But further conflict erupts when his headstrong son falls deeply in love with a Polish girl.
The Secret InvasionDirector: Roger Corman
Mickey Rooney and Stewart Granger co-star in this action-packed war drama about a group of criminals gathered into the greatest infiltration force in WWII.
The Siege at Ruby RidgeDirector: Roger Young
When white supremacist Randy Weaver resisted a federal arrest warrant, the U.S. government declared war on the separatist and his family leading to an 11-day standoff that left his wife and son dead.
Krakatoa, East of JavaDirector: Bernard L. Kowalski
In Singapore harbor, 1883, Captain Chris Hanson (Maximilian Schell) of the Batavia Queen embarks on a perilous search for sunken treasure off the island of Krakatoa. To find a fortune in rare pearls, he must brave a boiling sea, douse an uprising by a horde of convicts, and outwit a greedy crew desperate for more than their fair share... only to confront the most devastating and catastrophic volcanic explosion the modern world has ever felt creating giant tidal waves that engulf the island and endanger all aboard the Batavia Queen.
DiplomacyDirector: Volker Schlöndorff
In this riveting adaptation of the stage success by Cyril Gély, the great Volker Schlöndorff (Academy Award winner THE TIN DRUM) has created a psychologically elaborate game of political manners between two highly contrasting characters, hoping to prevent the destruction of Paris, France in 1944.
Western UnionDirector: Fritz Lang
Vance Shaw is an ex-criminal whose job is to protect the Western Union workers against attacks by gangs of bandits, as he finds out his renegade brother, Jack (Barton MacLane) is leading one of these gangs. The tension increases as Vance and Richard (Robert Young) wage psychological warfare over the affections of the boss’ daughter.
Te AtaDirector: Nathan Frankowski
Te Ata (TAY' AH-TAH) is based on the inspiring true story of Mary Thompson Fisher, a woman who traversed cultural barriers to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time.