The story

Movie Indications (continued)

Renaissance and Religious Reform

Religious reform

  • Luther, 2003, directed by Eric Till, with Joseph Fiennes and Sir Peter Ustinov
  • Ana of the thousand days, 1969, directed by Charles Jarrott, with Richard Burton and Geneviève Bujold
  • The man who didn't sell his soul, 1966, directed by Fred Zinnemann, with Paul Scofield, on the life of Thomas More.


  • Giordano Bruno, 1973, directed by Giuliano Montaldo
  • Shakespeare In Lovewith Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes
  • Agony and Ecstasy, 1965, directed by Carol Reed, with Charlton Heston and Richard Harris
  • Da vinci and the Renaissance, 1987 USA Talks about the life of Petrarch, Alberti and Leonardo da Vinci. (123 min)

Great navigations and absolutism

Great Monarchs and Leaders

  • 1492 - The Conquest of Paradise, 1992, directed by Ridley Scott, with Gérard Depardieu and Sigourney Weaver
  • The Tirana Queen, 1955, directed by Henry Koster, with Bette Davis
  • D'Artagnan's Daughter, 1994, directed by Bertrand Tavernier, with Phillipe Noiret and Sophie Marceau
  • Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, 1971, directed by Charles Jarrot, with Vanessa Redgrave and Glenda Jackson
  • Cromwell, 1970, directed by Ken Hughes, with Richard Harris and Alec Guinness
  • Elizabethwith Cate Blanchett and Joseph Fiennes
  • Joana the Crazy 2001, directed by Vicente Aranda, with Pilar López de Ayala
  • The man with the Iron Mask, about an alleged exchange of Louis XIV for a twin.
  • The Libertine, by Laurence Dunmore.
  • Giordano Bruno, 1973, directed by Giuliano Montaldo, with Gian Maria Volontè
  • Tudors, Michael Hirst series based on the story of Henry VIII
  • The Other Boleyn Girl, 2008, directed by Justin Chadwick with Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson and Eric Bana


  • The Other Side of Nobility, 1995, directed by Michael Hoffman, with Robert Downey Jr and Meg Ryan
  • The Sea Hawk, 1940, directed by Michael Curtiz, with Errol Flynn
  • Pirates!, 1986, directed by Roman Polanski, with Walter Matthau
  • Orlando the Immortal Woman, 1992, directed by Sally Potter, with Tilda Swinton

Colonization of America

Great Monarchs and Leaders

  • Aguirre, by Werner Herzog
  • Hans Staden, by Luiz Alberto Pereira (1999)

Wars and revolutions

  • The last of the Mohicans, by Michael Mann, with Daniel Day-Lewis
  • Guarani Republic, by Sílvio Back
  • The Sun Warrior, by Federico García
  • Burned!, by Gillo Pontecorvo, with Marlon Brando


  • The mission, by Rolland Joffé, with Jeremy Irons, Robert de Niro and Liam Neeson
  • The Scarlet Letterwith Demi Moore and Gary Oldman
  • The Salem Witcheswith Winona Ryder and Daniel Day-Lewis


  • Downworld, by Alain Fresnot, with Simone Spoladore and Osmar Prado
  • Aguirre, the wrath of the gods, by Werner Herzog
  • The new World, by Terrence Malick, with Colin Farrell and Q'orianka Kilcher.
  • Caramuru - The Invention of Brazil, with Selton Mello, Camila Pitanga and Debora Secco.

Enlightenment and enlightened despotism

Great Monarchs and Leaders

  • Catherine the Greatwith Julia Ormond
  • Catarina, Love and Powerwith Catherine Zeta-Jones

Culture and science

  • Amadeus, by Milos Forman, with Tom Hulce
  • Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs, directed by Don McBreathy, with Karl Pruner


  • The Wolf Pact