Gloria (2013), The Twilight Samurai (2002), The Fighting Preacher (2019), Umberto D (1952), Amanda (2018), Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998), Watermarks (2004), Promises (2001) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Moving movies.
Taking its name from the Hebrew word for strength, the Hakoah Vienna sports club produced a host of talented female swimmers, who thrived in opposition to anti-Semitic trends that began to color Austrian society in the early 20th century. The club was a casualty of Hitler's rise to power in the 1930s, but several of the women who were team members went on to live long, colorful lives. Now senior citizens, they're reunited in this documentary about sports, survival and bravery.Movie Details
This documentary examine China's rapidly changing economy by focusing on the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. For the government, the dam stands as a symbol of progress; but it displaces hundreds of families during its creation. Following local teenagers Chen Bo Yu and Yu Shi, who work on one of the Western cruise lines that sails up the Yangtze near the dam, the film details the friction in Chinese society as its citizens struggle with the realities of its new consumer capitalism.Movie Details
At the age of 24, American director Barbara Sonneborn lost her husband in the Vietnam War. Twenty years after his death, Sonneborn sets out to interview other American and Vietnamese women whose spouses died in the conflict. Along the way she meets a Vietnamese woman who was forced into prostitution during the war, an American woman whose husband died of chemical poisoning years after the conflict ended and a woman who worked as a North Vietnamese spy.Movie Details
In this documentary, filmmaker Michael Almereyda chronicles the San Francisco production of "The Late Henry Moss," a play written and directed by noted scribe Sam Shepard. The film explores Shepard's artistic inspirations as well as his working relationships with the play's cast, which includes stars such as Sean Penn, Woody Harrelson, Cheech Marin and Nick Nolte. Much of the film is devoted to a detailed examination of the work that goes into readying a play for opening night.Movie Details
Iconic makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin's life and work are recalled through interviews with some of his famous clients, including Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell.Movie Details
In the gruelling world of competitive sheep shearing there is no women's section. Women and men compete together. She Shears is the story of passion, purpose and determination and five women for whom shearing is not just a job.Movie Details