2007 Biography Movies

Darling

Darling

    • 94 min
    • Biography

    On a farm in the West of France, Catherine a plump little girl, dreams of escaping her joyless life. Her parents do not seem to know what a heart is and her father can get violent occasionally. Her only hope lies in those big trucks that drive zooming along the main road under her bedroom window. Some day, her prince charming at the wheel of one of those big machines, will dismount his modern steed and take her away, over the rainbow. So she runs and runs along the road, in red shorts,too tight as she turns into a young woman, trying to tempt one of those modern knights. One night, one of them does notice her. He is good-looking but Catherine soon realizes that he is also a drunk and a violent pervert. The dream turns into a scary nightmare... Written by Guy Bellinger

    Dummy Hoy: A Deaf Hero

      • Unrated
      • 50 min
      • Biography

      A true story of a courageous boy who becomes a legend. Living a dream that wouldn't die; his passion empowered him to historically change the course of baseball. Facing challenges on every front he conquers all with his belief and determination; a true hero. A life changing story! Written by Anonymous

      El Cantante

      El Cantante

      • 25%
      • R
      • 116 min
      • Biography

      A biopic on Hector Lavoe, who was one of the biggest Spanish-language singers in the 1970s, but personal tragedy and a heroin addiction left him penniless and dying from complications from AIDS. Known as salsa's bad boy, he had a crystal-clear voice and an incomparable talent for improvisation.

      Fight: War of Words

        • Unrated
        • Documentary

        Recorded throughout 1992 and 1993, this 5.1 surround-sound film presents a view of Rob Halford as he makes his decision to leave Heavy Metal legends Judas Priest, record and tour with his first solo band: 'Fight.' The band's original audio-demonstration recordings (1992) will appear on a separate Fight soundtrack release. Written by Anonymous

        Foster Babies

          • Unrated
          • 90 min
          • Biography
          Gandhi My Father

          Gandhi My Father

            • NONE
            • 136 min
            • Biography

            Set against the backdrop of Mahatma Gandhi's political career in South Africa and later his struggle for independence in India, "Gandhi, My Father" tells the intensely personal true story of one of the most important father figures in contemporary history and his failed relationship with his own son.

            Golda's Balcony

            • 63%
            • NONE
            • 95 min
            • Biography

            Based on the life and work of Golda Meir, Israel's first female Prime Minister - this is a story of a fearless woman, her political rise to power, and the personal price she pays for becoming a leader. Valerie Harper in a stunning performance as Golda Meir, plays multiple roles in the film. Framed within the crisis days of 1973 Yom Kippur war, the film's themes are the empowerment of women, the challenges of a career and family, and the struggle of Israel's survival and peace in the Middle East.

            Adapted from William Gibson's acclaimed, long-running Broadway play.

            Goodbye Bafana

            Goodbye Bafana

              • NONE
              • 140 min
              • Biography

              Goodbye Bafana is the true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.

              Gracie

              Gracie

              • 60%
              • PG-13
              • 95 min
              • Biography

              A teenager faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer. Based on the real-life story of Elisabeth Shue when she was a girl.

              Set in 1978 and inspired by real life events in the Shue family, "Gracie" is the story of a sixteen year-old girl who, after a family tragedy changed her life, fought for and won the right for girls everywhere to play competitive team soccer.

              Guru

              Guru

              • 90%
              • NONE
              • 166 min
              • Biography

              Gurukant Desai, a man from an average village starting from very modest means, attempts to build a successful business in Bombay. His troubled private life includes his frustrated wife, Sujatha, who must adjust to being in a marriage she never really wanted. He must overcome a number of personal and professional problems in order to fulfill his ambitious dreams of success.