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biopic

a film based on the life of a famous person, esp one giving a popular treatment
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The biographical film looks at Hannah Arendt, a philosopher and political theorist who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann.
A statement on his website stated the decision was due to commitments across the Atlantic following the "overwhelming success" of the biographical film Love and Mercy, starring John Cusack, Paul Dano and Elizabeth Banks, following its release in the US.
I think on paper, because it's a movie about DYLAN THOMAS, a literary character, it could have been very literal in its approach, very biographical, a stuffy biographical film that takes itself too seriously.
The biographical film directed by Richard Raymond was screened at Santa Barbara International Film Festival, on Tuesday, where Desert Dancer was the opening film.
18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoTech Entertainment(OTCPINK: NTEK), a pioneer in bringing the 4K Ultra HD experience to consumers, announced today that UltraFlix(TM), NanoTech's all 4K Ultra HD network, has been granted the distribution rights to "The World's Fastest Indian," an award-winning biographical film that stars Sir Anthony Hopkins.
This festival concentrates on films, with talks and screenings, including the premiere of James Pearson's latest biographical film.
A biographical film or documentary should not be a reserve of the famous few, and our idea is to bring that possibility to people - at an affordable price," explained Vikas, who quit his job at a multinational engineering firm to pursue his creative urges.
The book will be released simultaneously with the Universal Studios biographical film Get on Up produced by Mick Jagger and Brian Grazer to be released in theatres on August 1st 2014.
The 36-year old artist started to gain recognition for playing James Dean in 2001 in TV biographical film of the same title.
Next month, she finally brings to the screen her biographical film Effie which tells the story of the love triangle between Victorian writer John Ruskin, his wife and the painter John Everett Millais.
A BIOGRAPHICAL film focusing on the life of a legendary rhythm and blues musician will be screened tonight.
London, Nov 3 ( ANI ): The daughter of South African icon Nelson Mandela has admitted that she found it 'difficult' to watch the biographical film 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' on the life story of the country's first black President.