A small town in Portugal becomes engulfed in a web of political intrigue when a young engineer is recruited as a KGB spy in this historical thriller.
In 1968, young people from Berkeley to Paris and from Prague to Tokyo rose up against the world they were being offered. In this sprawling but riveting two-part documentary, veteran filmmaker Don Kent tracks the development, decline and legacy of this global movement against the fiery backdrop of the Vietnam War, civil rights struggles, dueling ideologies, and international coup d’états. A time capsule full of evocative sights and sounds, narrated by leading historians and political activists, Les années 68 effortlessly connects apparently discrete events to form a blazingly timely analysis of a decade that shaped the way we live now.
A sports story about how the feat of realizing the dream of Chile hosting the 1962 World Cup was created.
During the late 60s, four young men from different socio-economic strata, are bonded by the same ideals of peace, love and revolution. They seek a common goal: to change the world.
Police cop Lee Kei is assigned by his lieutenant to go undercover and find the infamous cat burglar, "Black Rose", who has escaped being captured for over twenty years. His first clue leads him to a nightclub where he bumps into a former classmate, Tse Sei. When Lee Kei is threatened with dismissal at his corrupt police precinct and his house is burnt down by triads, Sei helps him out by bringing him to live with Sei's uncle. It is through this apartment where he meets a former neighbour, Siu Fong-fong, and a martial arts performer, Cheng Po-chu. When Kei recognizes the martial arts as a style similar to what the "Black Rose" uses, he suspects that Po-chu and her colleagues could be related to the cat burglar and decides to follow them closely.
Television series Golden Sixties examines new insights into Czech and Slovak cinema of the 1960s and the role of the Czechoslovak New Wave. Each episode focuses on a different filmmaker.
Two-part documentary about the Czechoslovak "New Wave" in the '60s, including interviews with directors, actors, and others involved in the industry at the time.
18 years old Cutie Pie starts a secret love affair with her cousin Sílvio, who's engaged to her best friend Letícia, who is secretly in love with Cutie Pie. Twenty years later, Cutie Pie is a deeply religious married woman who's afraid her teenage daughters might end up making the same mistakes she did in the past.
In 1962, the small town of San Andrés is ruled by morality and good manners. The arrival of a new nun will change everything. Turn everything upside down.
A documentary of Turkish political history about multi-party period, Democrat Party government and the coup d’État of May 27th.
Privates is a 2013 BBC One drama television series set in 1960 which follows the stories of eight privates who are part of the last intake of National Service, and their relationships with their officers and non-commissioned officers, civilian staff and families. The series was written by Damian Wayling, directed by Bryn Higgins and produced by Nick Pitt.
The setting is the fictional North Yorkshire Regiment, although for dramatic effect the characters are from a variety of backgrounds including London, Liverpool, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Filmed in Northern Ireland, extras were provided by soldiers, wives and families of 2nd Battalion, The Rifles. Locations were Ballykinler Army Base, Tyrella Beach, South Promenade Newcastle.
A light comic memoir of the four hottest movies stars in the sixties through the nineties. Bosom friends Yuen and Ki try their luck in the show business together. But it turns out that only Yuen is destined to stardom. He is given the chance to often costar with the two hottest actresses, Fong and Chu. When Ki eventually becomes popular, the black and white movie industry starts to find its way downhill. Worse still, Ki is badly defamed when the secret of his father being a murderer is disclosed. He suspects Yuen to be behind this and they become enemies. Thirty years later, Yuen, Ki, Fong and Chu meet again. Will time help unravel their misunderstanding?
It is now fifty years since the start of the 1960s – ten years of change, innovation, excitement and creativity that revolutionised our lives. To celebrate this amazing decade, Lulu presents Rewind the 60s - five entertaining programmes that explore all aspects of the 1960s: from where we lived, to what we ate, to how we dressed, and what we listened to. With the help of some very special guests, Lulu shows us how that extraordinary decade transformed Britain and the world forever – and how much fun it was to live through.
Set in 1960s Hong Kong, "Sisters of Pearl" centers on the daughters of a jewelry merchant vying for the heirship of their family business. The dying tycoon asks his eldest daughter Chu Pik-Wan to take over the company with the aid of second daughter Chu Pik-Ha, who has just returned home after the death of her husband, and the still-in-school youngest daughter Chu Pik-Lam. Conflict brews between the siblings as Pik-Wan suspects that her husband Ho Cheung-Hing still harbours illicit desires for Ha. When a woman suddenly appears and claims to be their father's mistress, can the Chu sisters put aside their differences and unite against a common enemy?
This sprawling miniseries details the trial of Lee Bishop (Perry King), an Aspen man who was arrested, tried, and sentenced to die for the rape and murder of a fifteen-year-old girl, a crime for which Bishop is not guilty. As the years pass, and Bishop sits on death row, his attorney, Tom Keating (Sam Elliott), does everything in his power to clear Bishop's name and find the true killer.
The Six O'Clock Follies is an American military sitcom that aired on NBC from April 24, 1980 to September 13, 1980.