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VersaillesVersailles
Canal+, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Educational, History, Mini-Series
Rating: 3.7/5

Drama-documentary recreating the life and loves of France's most famous king, Louis XIV. Dubbed the Sun King by his admiring court, Louis conquered half of Europe, conducted dozens of love affairs and dazzled his contemporaries with his lavish entertainments. But perhaps his greatest achievement - and certainly his longest lasting love - was the incredible palace he built at Versailles, one of the wonders of the world. Filmed in the spectacular staterooms, bedrooms and gardens of Versailles itself, this beautifully photographed drama-documentary brings the reign of one of Europe's greatest and most flamboyant monarchs triumphantly to life, with the help of interviews with the world's leading experts on his reign.


SisiSisi
TVNOW, 2021 Running | Drama, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

"Sisi" follows the extraordinary life of empress Elisabeth of Austria. Modern, honest, and authentic. Told from the perspective of her closest confidants, the series takes a new look at the empress' life and reveals a multi-layered woman.


Exterminate All the BrutesExterminate All the Brutes
HBO Max, 2021 On Hiatus | History, Documentary, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

This four-part documentary series by acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck ("I Am Not Your Negro," HBO's "Sometimes in April") pushes the boundaries of traditional documentary filmmaking, offering an expansive exploration of the exploitative and genocidal aspects of European colonialism, from America to Africa and its impact on society today.


The Spies Of WarsawThe Spies Of Warsaw
BBC America, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

A thrilling spy story set in Poland, Paris, London and Berlin in the years leading up to the Second World War.


The Heavy Water War: Stopping Hitler's Atomic BombThe Heavy Water War: Stopping Hitler's Atomic Bomb
NRK1, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Military/War, History
Rating: 5/5

Norwegian drama series in 6 parts. History of Struggle for heavy water unfolds during the prelude, the onset and the end of the 2nd World War. We follow the stories of those central in the fight about who gets first developed nuclear weapons.


Rise of the NazisRise of the Nazis
BBC Two, 2019 Running | History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

How did 20th Century Europe's most liberal democracy fall into the hands of fascists? From Hitler's political scheming that turned Germany's parliament into a House of Cards, his War on Truth leading to book burning, and his scapegoating of minorities, this series explores in extraordinary detail the events leading up to the outbreak of World War II.


Hitler's last standHitler's last stand
Nat Geo, 2018 Running | Military/War, History, Documentary, Mini-Series
Rating: 4/5

Nazi diehard and fanatics fight to the last man to stop Allied forces from freeing Europe, keeping an unrelenting grip on the naval bases, citadels and fortresses of occupied Europe.


18641864
DR1, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, Fantasy, History
Rating: 5/5

When Germany and Prussia declare war on Denmark, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Denmark's history.


Great Continental Railway JourneysGreat Continental Railway Journeys
BBC Two, 2012 On Hiatus | Documentary

Michael Portillo travels on the great train routes of Europe, as he retraces the journeys featured in George Bradshaw's 1913 Continental Railway Guide.


A French VillageA French Village
France 3, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Drama
Rating: 4/5

A French village and its inhabitants go through the ups and (mainly) downs of the occupation by the German army from 1940 to 1945. The village doctor is assigned as mayor, and confronted with the challenges, dilemmas, and contradictory demands and situations. At the same time, there is a lot of personal interactions with a number of interesting characters.


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