Foreign Period Dramasby trueromancer | created - 22 Jun 2016 | updated - 2 days ago | Public
Films production from Germany, French, Spain, Scotland, etc
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1. The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Drama, History
Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella... See full summary »
Votes: 3,444 | Gross: $0.34M
2. Young Goethe in Love (2010)
Not Rated | 102 min | Biography, Romance
After aspiring poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe fails his law exams, he's sent to a sleepy provincial court to reform. Instead, he falls for Lotte, a young woman who is promised to another man.
Votes: 2,673 | Gross: $0.16M
3. A Royal Affair (2012)
R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.
Votes: 42,462 | Gross: $1.55M
4. Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)
Not Rated | 272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.
Votes: 3,028 | Gross: $0.11M
5. Beloved Sisters (2014)
Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance
The aristocratic sisters Charlotte and Caroline both fall in love with the controversial young writer and hothead Friedrich Schiller. Defying the conventions of their time, the sisters ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,325 | Gross: $0.05M
6. Mozart's Sister (2010)
Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A reimagined account of the early life of Maria Anna 'Nannerl' Mozart, five years older than Wolfgang, and a musical prodigy in her own right.
Votes: 1,411 | Gross: $0.71M
7. Farewell, My Queen (2012)
R | 100 min | Drama, History, Romance
A look at the platonic relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her female readers during the first days of the French Revolution.
Votes: 7,782 | Gross: $0.07M
8. The Girl King (2015)
Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
THE GIRL KING paints a portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
9. The Last Mistress (2007)
Unrated | 114 min | Drama, Romance
Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Votes: 3,251 | Gross: $0.79M
12. Renoir (2012)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,035 | Gross: $2.29M
13. Amour Fou (2014)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Berlin, the Romantic Era. Young poet Heinrich wishes to conquer the inevitability of death through love, yet is unable to convince his skeptical cousin Marie to join him in a suicide pact. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,316 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Jauja (2014)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Western
A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization.
16. A Woman's Life (2016)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
A fragmented account of the life of Jeanne as she sets out on the path of adult life and gradually experiences the harsh realities of a woman's life in the 19th-century.
Votes: 942 | Gross: $0.04M
17. Dumas (2010)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, History
Nobody knows Auguste Maquet, and yet everybody knows "The Three Musketeers", Everybody knows Alexandre Dumas who wrote the swashbuckling masterpiece but who knows that Maquet is his ... See full summary »
19. The Royal Exchange (2017)
100 min | Drama, History
In 1721, the Regent of France, wanting to seal the peace with Spain, offers to the Spanish King, a marriage between their respective heirs: Louis XV, age 11, and Maria Anna Victoria, the 4-... See full summary »
21. Curiosa (2019)
107 min | Drama, History
A passionate love story set against a backdrop of sexual freedom, loosely based on the relationship between 19th-century authors Pierre Louÿs and Marie de Régnier.
22. A Fortunate Man (2018)
TV-14 | 162 min | Drama
In the late 19th century, Peter Sidenius is an ambitious young man from a devout Christian family in Western Denmark, who travels to the Danish capital of Copenhagen to study engineering, ... See full summary »
23. Casanova, Last Love (2019)
98 min | Drama, History, Romance
In the eighteenth century, Casanova, known for his taste for fun and play, arrived in London after having to go into exile. In this city of which he knows nothing, he meets several times a ... See full summary »