Films by Director

This site allows users to access the collection of films organized by release date. The collection includes selected movies, TV productions and documentaries on the theme of gender, military and war in the periods covered by the Oxford Handbook of Gender and War since 1600 edited by Karen Hagemann (General Editor), Stefan Dudink, and Sonya Rose (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018). Including films released between the 1920s and the present, the focus is on the wars of the twentieth century, because most movies relevant for the theme of gender, military and war focus on a conflict of this period. The filmography includes productions in English, French and German or films with English subtitles.


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Director(s): Zwick, Edward
Release Date: 1994
Abstract:

World War I tears apart a family of brothers in this epic Western drama. Alfred, Tristan, and Samuel Ludlow live in the rustic Montana wilderness, guided by their father who was a veteran of the late 19th century Indian Wars. Samuel returns home with his fiancée Susanna, but he soon leaves to volunteer for the Canadian Expeditionary Force when World War I begins. His brothers also volunteer to...

Director(s): Zwick, Edward
Release Date: 1996
Abstract:

In the first film about the Gulf War, director Edward Zwick scrutinizes "friendly fire" and its emotional toll on the survivors. Lt. Colonel Nathaniel Serling investigates the posthumous candidacy of Captain Karen Walden, the first woman nominated for the Medal of Honor. Serling meets traumatized survivors, seeking refuge in various addictions, and uncovers the secret behind her death. The...

Director(s): Zwick, Edward
Release Date: 1983
Abstract:

This made-for-television film about nuclear weapons, hostage demands, and the media's coverage of it reflected Cold War tensions in the early 1980s. Its visual style and heightened realism prompted some viewers to believe they were watching a real-life event. Terrorists demand the destruction of all nuclear trigger devices in Charleston Harbor to disarm the United States and convince the...

Director(s): Zwick, Edward
Release Date: 1989
Abstract:

Glory is a 1989 American Civil War film directed by Edward Zwick about the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, the Union Army's second African-American regiment in the American Civil War. It stars Matthew Broderick as Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, the regiment's commanding officer, and Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, and Morgan Freeman as fictional members of the 54th. The screenplay by...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097441/
Director(s): Zwick, Edward
Release Date: 2006
Abstract:

As civil war rages through 1990s Sierra Leone, two men, a white South African mercenary (Leonardo DiCaprio) and a black Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou), become joined in a common quest to recover a rare gem that has the power to transform their lives. With the help of an American journalist (Jennifer Connelly), the men embark on a hazardous trek through rebel territory to achieve their goal...

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