1970s Historical Romance Movies

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5h 17min | Drama, History
4.0/5 (with 211 votes)

Set in Bertolucci's ancestral region of Emilia, the film chronicles the lives of two men during the political turmoils that took place in Italy in the first half of the 20th century.

Lady Oscar(1979)

2.7/5 (with 9 votes)

Oscar François de Jarjayes was born female, but her father insisted she be raised as a boy as he had no sons. She becomes the captain of the guards at Versailles under King Louis XVI and Marie Antonette. Her privileged, noble life comes under fire as she discovers the hard life of the poor people of France. She is caught up in the French Revolution, and must choose between her loyalty and love.

The Rebels(1979)

Philip Kent (Andrew Stevens) takes part in the American Revolution and the newly formed congress.

Directed by Russ Mayberry - With Andrew Stevens

The Bastard(1978)

1.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family and is forced to flee to America, where he becomes involved in the events leading to the American Revolution.

Directed by Lee H. Katzin - With Andrew Stevens

Double Suicide of Sonezaki(1978)

1h 52min
3.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Suicide has long been used as a form of social protest in Japan. In this film, set in 1703, samurai culture is being transformed by the emergence of a new merchant class. Elements of the social contract are beginning to unravel, and some unscrupulous people took undue advantage of these changes before the social order was re-created. In this story, a rich merchant gives his clerk an I.O.U. instead of wages. When the impoverished clerk presents the paper to the merchant at the agreed upon time asking for payment, the man flies into a rage and pretends he never wrote it and claims the clerk is trying to defraud him. Then he sets his henchmen on the clerk to administer a beating.

The Seekers(1979)

The sons and grandchildren of Philip Kent make a life for themselves in America.

Çöl Kartalı(1972)

1h 31min
4.8/5 (with 1 vote)

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2.8/5 (with 1 vote)

The film is set a hundred years back in the eastern part of Sudan in a place of total isolation. Tajouj is the beautiful cousin of a young tribal man who is deeply in love with her. He publicly declares his love for her in a song. The traditions of the tribe denounce such an act and as a consequence his uncle refuses his proposal of marriage. But after the young man departs and declares his repentance, the marriage is finally allowed. In the meantime, however, another man has staked his interest in Tajouj, which drives the young man to jealousy. This sets the stage for a series of transgressions which will result in tragedy and send the young man into exile as a wandering bard of the deserts.

Directed by Gadalla Gubara
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