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My Favorite period dramas shows and movies

5 Shows & Movies | by Mary Torczon

North and South

North and South

Shows

Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War.

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

Movies

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

Quills

Quills

Movies

A nobleman with a literary flair, the Marquis de Sade lives in a madhouse where a beautiful laundry maid smuggles his erotic stories to a printer, defying orders from the asylum's resident priest. The titillating passages whip all of France into a sexual frenzy, until a fiercely conservative doctor tries to put an end to the fun.

The Favourite

The Favourite

Movies

England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.

Harlots

Harlots

Shows

Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.

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