Five Movie Biographies Worth Watching

Five Movie Biographies Worth Watching

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It’s Friday, so it’s time again for recommendations of foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week’s theme is biographies—or if you prefer Hollywood speak, “biopics.” Our recommendations come with a warning: Don’t watch any of these movies expecting fidelity to the historical record. Hollywood invariably takes liberties with real-life events, creating composite characters, simplifying complex situations, and even rearranging events to make the story flow. But when done well, biopics are a fun way to learn ….

 

 

 

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