Tag: fascism

None Shall Escape (1944) 7

None Shall Escape (1944)

The career of a Nazi officer shown as flashbacks from his trial as a war criminal.::Anonymous...

White Noise (2020) 5

White Noise (2020)

The Atlantic's first feature documentary is the definitive inside story of the movement that has come to be known as the alt-right. With unprecedented access, White Noise tracks the rise of far-right nationalism by focus...

The Facts of Murder (1959) 7.5

The Facts of Murder (1959)

A masked bandit steals valuables from Commendatore Anzaloni's apartment and flees, leaving Anzaloni unharmed. Inspector Ingravallo is called in. The robbery is suspicious; the thief found the jewellery too quickly. The n...

Triumph of the Will (1935) 7.3

Triumph of the Will (1935)

This documentary by filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl's is about the Nazi party's 1934 rally in Nuremberg, Germany. Told without narration, it documents all six days of activities from Adolf Hitler's arrival to his departure. I...

The Mortal Storm (1940) 7.8

The Mortal Storm (1940)

Interesting to note that the film was made in 1940, one year before America's entry into the European war against Hitler. The movie depicts Germany in 1933. In 1938 the 'night of broken glass' took place. Interesting to ...

Fortini/Cani (1976) 6.5

Fortini/Cani (1976)

The film is a sort of presentation of Franco Fortini's book 'I Cani del Sinai'. Fortini, an Italian Jew, reads excerpts from the book about his alienation from Judaism and from the social relations around him, the rise o...

Go Home – A casa loro-2018 5.2

Go Home – A casa loro-2018

In the course of a demonstration in Rome against the opening of a refugee camp, an apocalypse of zombies breaks out. Enrico, an ultra-rightist young man lying on his identity, finds refuge in the hub. The only safe place...

The Conformist-1970 8

The Conformist-1970

This story opens in 1938 in Rome, where Marcello has just taken a job working for Mussollini and is courting a beautiful young woman who will make him even more of a conformist. Marcello is going to Paris on his honeymoo...

Ogro-1979 7.1

Ogro-1979

As 1973 winds down, Franco is still governing Spain with an iron hand. Opposition parties are forbidden; labor movements are repressed; and Basque nationalists are mercilessly hunted down. The caudillo is aging, though, ...

Guernica-2016 5.8

Guernica-2016

The fates of Henry - a cynical American correspondent who has lost his soul - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors and in charge of overseeing the news that journalists can send abroad, cross in Gernika.::Jose Alba...

Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs-1974 7

Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs-1974

An art student is thrown out of college. Depressed, he comes up with the Party of Dynamic Erection, a near-fascist "party" that promotes male sexual dominance, and which attracts a couple of other unsavory confused chara...

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie-1969 7.6

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie-1969

A liberated young schoolteacher at an Edinburgh girls' school in the period between the two wars, instructs her girls on the ways of life. Ignoring the more mundane subjects, she teaches them of love, politics and art. H...

For Whom the Bell Tolls-1943 6.9

For Whom the Bell Tolls-1943

Spain in the 1930s is the place to be for a man of action like Robert Jordan. There is a civil war going on and Jordan who has joined up on the side that appeals most to idealists of that era -- like Ernest Hemingway and...

The First Purge-2018 5.1

The First Purge-2018

This horror/action-adventure film from director Gerard McMurray serves as a prequel that recounts events that led up to the first Purge event. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Fo...

Mississippi Burning-1988 7.8

Mississippi Burning-1988

Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI...

Evil-2003 7.8

Evil-2003

Erik is expelled from school for fighting. He ends up at a private boarding school where the senior students control the young ones. Erik finds a friend in Pierre, his room mate. The story revolves around Erik who just w...

Cousin Angelica-1974 7.3

Cousin Angelica-1974

When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he spent his summer of 1936 with her....

Little Ashes-2008 6.5

Little Ashes-2008

In 1922, Madrid is wavering on the edge of change as traditional values are challenged by the dangerous new influences of Jazz, Freud and the avant-garde. Salvador Dali arrives at the university; 18 years old and determi...

Arlington Road-1999 7.2

Arlington Road-1999

In suburban Reston, Virginia, George Washington University American History professor Michael Faraday is still mourning the death of his wife, FBI agent Leah Faraday, after three years. His inside knowledge of the agency...

Death of a Nation-2018 4.6

Death of a Nation-2018

This docudrama draws parallels between the dramatic fracturing of the nation over Abraham Lincoln's presidency and the presidency of Donald Trump....