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Their finest

Set in 1940s London, Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) is hired to write "women's dialogue" for a series of propaganda ads and films to boost morale at home.

The zookeeper's wife

The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II.

Allied

Intelligence officer Max Vatan, (Brad Pitt) encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war.

Zero dark thirty

An elite team of intelligence and military operatives devote themselves to a single goal: to find and eliminate Osama bin Laden.

War Horse

Albert's beloved horse Joey is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France during World War I where he ends up in the dangerous No Man's Land.

Sisters of war

An army nurse and an Australian nun are trapped in war-time Japan.

Pianist

Based on the autobiography of Polish composer Wladyslaw Szpilman, who narrowly escaped a roundup that sent his family to a death camp, survived the war by  hiding in the ruins of Warsaw.

Le Chant des mariees

Set during the Nazi occupation of Tunisia in 1942, this sweeping war drama follows two teenage girls, one Jewish and one Muslim, as they struggle with their wedding plans, as well as poverty, political upheaval and religious differences.

Mrs Henderson presents

A recently widowed eccentric with money to burn and no intentions of settling down enlists the aide of a showbiz professional to transform a run-down theater in Soho into London's most innovative entertainment hot spot.

Carrie's war

A fourteen-year-old girl and her younger brother are forced to separate from their mother and reside with a troubled family at the onset of World War II.

Foyle's war.

Set along the South Coast of England in the 1940s, Foyle's War stars Michael Kitchen as Christopher Foyle, the straightforward sleuth who fights his own battles on the home front while war rages across Europe.

Cold Mountain

A Civil War Confederate soldier is seriously wounded in battle before heading home to North Carolina to his pre-war beloved, Ada.

Gone with the wind

Classic tale of Scarlett O'Hara's battle to save her beloved plantation during the Civil War.

A Very long engagement

Young Frenchwoman Mathilde searches for the truth about her missing fiancé, lost during World War I.