Films by Release Date

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 themes of gender, military and war in the periods covered by the Oxford Handbook for 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): Park Geon-yong
Release Date: 2011
Major Wars:
Abstract:

Young Park Seol-Hee is eagerly planning her wedding to a young anti-Communist activist when the North Koreans invade. Her fiancé is forced to flee, leaving her behind with her family in their tiny, rural South Korean village. Rather than resist the North Korean regiment that comes to occupy the area, the townspeople (to Seol-Hee's dismay) decide to cooperate with them in order to ensure their...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2060509/
Director(s): Hachem, Georges
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

A woman's reawakening leads to a battle for personal liberation during the Lebanese Civil War. Noha's meeting with an ex-lover, conflict with family, and witness to a brutal event prompts her to change her mind about marriage. Her decision causes explosive waves throughout her personal life. The film explores the disruptions to gender roles shaped by family, romance, and society and reveals a...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1726871
Director(s): Pivotto, Sebastián
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This biographical drama reveals the last ten years of the life of General Manuel Belgrano, one of the leaders during Argentine Wars for Independence. After rising to prominence after the May Revolution, Belgrano led a series of military campaigns and served in the First Assembly. His commitment to independence cost him his personal life and wealth. 

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1813179/
Director(s): Pérez, Fernando
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This biopic drama imagines the childhood and adolescense of Cuba's revolutionary leader José Martí. As the son of a magistrate, young Martí soon develops a rebellious spirit and quest for justice. 

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1956538/
Director(s): Ipiña, Leandro
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

A hagiographic biopic of José de San Martín, military and political leader of revolutionary Argentina commissioned to celebrate the 200th anniversary of independence. The story follows a 15-year-old Manuel Corvalán, who decides to leave his upper-class family and be disinherited by his father to join the newly formed Army of the Andes, commanded by the General José de San Martín. He recounts...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1576458/
Director(s): Lamata, Luis Alberto
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This film recounts the life of Jose Tomás Boves, whose rebellion against Simón Bolívar led to the fall of the 2nd Republic of Venezuela. Although Spanish by birth, Boves led a group of slaves, mulattoes, Indians and mestizos who remained outside Bolívar's vision of a free Venezuela.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1729661/
Director(s): Villaronga, Agustí
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

Based on the acclaimed novel by Emili Teixidor, secrets from the past destroy childhood innocence in post-civil war Spain. After Andreu's father is accused of murder, he and his mother move in with extended family. In his exploration of the countryside, Andreu discovers dark secrets about his family. 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1454523/
Director(s): Aragón, Emilio
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

When entertainer Jorge del Pino loses his wife and son in the last days of the Spanish Civil War, there's not much left to fear. At war's end, jobs are scarce and hunger plentiful. The outspoken Jorge, his vaudeville partner Enrique and their band of traveling artists oppose the brutal repression of the Franco regime. Miguel, a precocious child, joins the troupe, challenging the embittered...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1360822/
Director(s): Sayles, John
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

Offering parallels to today's wars, this story about the Philippine-American War explores how ideological conflict often terrorizes local people. When American soldiers arrive in a fictional village, its leader Rafael declares himself their friend. His brother, leader of the rebels, resents both Spanish and American imperial control. When American war aims change, Rafael must protect his...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1562847/
Director(s): Eric Friedler
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This documentary focuses on the Armenian genocide by the Young Turk government of the Ottoman Empire during World War I. It is based on eyewitness reports by European and American personnel stationed in the Near East at the time, Armenian survivors, and other contemporary witnesses. This documentary investigates the motivations behind the continued frenzied denials by the Turkish government...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1623200/
Director(s): Rostan, Philippe
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This documentary traces the life of Madeleine Riffaud, a French poet and journalist who participated in and documented resistance during war. After gaining notoriety for her bold actions in World War II, she turned her attention to the Vietnamese and Algerians fighting for their independence. Her work drew a link between the fight against fascism and colonialism. 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1783329/
Director(s): Bouchareb, Rachid
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

Beginning with its controversial interpretation of the Setif massacre in 1945, in which French soldiers killed Algerians following riots and protests, Outside the Law, reveals how young Algerian men respond to colonialism. Three brothers who lost their father in the Setif massacre take different paths as they grow up under colonial French rule. Messaoud joins the French army fighting...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1229381/
Director(s): Moati, Serge
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This well-researched documentary dramatizes Charles de Gaulle's changing positions regarding the Algerian War. Recently elected as president of the new Fifth Republic of France in 1958, de Gaulle issues his support to nationals and partisans in French Algeria. Four years later, he shifts to supporting Algerian independence.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1726658/
Director(s): Bosch, Rose
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

La Rafle shows the planning and consequences of the Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in Paris during World War II. A product of Vichy-Nazi collaboration, the roundup removed 13,000 Jews from the capital to Auschwitz, an act of genocide the French government did not recognize until the 1990s. The film pays close attention to the disruption of childhood and home life through Jo, who escapes...

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1382725/
Director(s): Phélizon, Franck
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This film tells the story of forbidden love in occupied France during World War II. Sarah, a young Jewish woman, and Hans, an SS officer, fall in love. He uses his connections to protect her, placing her in a home of a Resistance fighter. While their love affair continues, jealousy and betrayal soon find them. 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1666710/
Director(s): Delpard, Raphaël
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This documentary examines how the French national rail system organized the deportation of prisoners, including Jews, Roma, and Communists, to concentration camps during World War II. It also highlights acts of resistance undertaken by rail officials. The narrative combines eyewitness testimony and archival footage, with the impressive reconstitution of numerous historical scenes.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1615028/
Director(s): Hetherington, Tim
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

An experiential documentary about the American war in Afghanistan. It focuses on a platoon of soldiers stationed near Korengal Valley, one of the most dangerous posts in the US military, and their day-to-day actions.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1559549/
Director(s): Van Patten, Tim
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This epic miniseries follows the lives of three U.S. Marines in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Through their experiences, viewers have a greater sense of the war's scale and contingency. It chronologically features battles in Guadalcanal, Peleliu, Okinawa, and Iwo Jima, and it follows the men home to explore their conflicted emotions after the war's end. 

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0374463/
Director(s): Janus Metz
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

This documentary follows a platoon of Danish soldiers on a six-month tour of Afghanistan in 2009. It focuses on the men's emotional response to war, from casual patrols encountering local people to intense fighting against Taliban soldiers. Its emotional center and visual style provoked intense national debate in Denmark over the Afghanistan War. 

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1640680/
Director(s): Genfa, Wang
Release Date: 2010
Abstract:

An animated feature documents the experience of Jewish refugees in Japanese-occupied Shanghai during World War II. Two young refugees and an orphan explore the city as various wars and politics reshape it. 

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1878842/

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