In the 1840s, fossil collector and paleontologist Mary Anning lives with her ailing mother Molly, who helps Mary run a small shop in Lyme Regis, Dorset. Mary spends the early mornings traversing across the beach at low tide in search of fossils for her shop, with tiny ammonites being her most common find. When she returns, she helps her mother wash and polish a collection of eight animal figurines.
«Some fossils contain real treasures»
The mini-series Les Misérables is based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo and tells the story of the fate of the former convict Jean Valjean, whose fate has prepared many difficult trials for him. For stealing bread for a family that is forced to survive in the terrible conditions created by wealthy authorities, Jean was sentenced to imprisonment and work in hard labor.
«Books are friends, passionless, but loyal»
The dramatic tape is based on the biblical story of Mary Magdalene, who behaved too freely and defiantly for those times, for which she was called a harlot and a libertine. But the reproaches of relatives and the scornful glances of the people around her were of little concern to the girl, who continued to live at her pleasure, because of which her family was ready to expel the girl from home. But once the ...
«Her story will be told for the first time»
Paul, Apostle of Christ
Director: Andrew Hyatt
Director: Andrew Hyatt
The dramatic story is dedicated to one of the most revered people in the Christian world – the apostle Paul. At first, he zealously opposed Christianity, in every possible way opposed and hindered the promotion of teaching among the people, but gradually his heart gained faith and love, and Paul became not only one of the followers of the teaching, but also the founder of the entire Christian ...
«Their Faith Challenged an Empire»
Martha Farnsworth runs a girls school in Virginia during the Civil War. By 1864, almost all of the students, teachers, and enslaved persons have left. In addition to Farnsworth herself, only five students and one teacher, Edwina Morrow, remain. While out in the woods searching for mushrooms, Amy, a pupil, comes across John McBurney, a corporal in the Union Army who was wounded in the leg during battle, and has ...
«Innocent, until betrayed»
Inveterate traveler James Delaney loves risk and excitement, so he enjoys embarking on even the most dangerous adventures. In the early years of the XIX century, he went on a dangerous journey and disappeared without a trace. Rumor had it that he appeared in distant African countries, but no one knew anything specific about the fate of the man. Everyone considered him dead long ago, but only his father ...
«I know a lot about the dead»
Persecution of Christ and Christianity has been at all times. However, while at present protests and rejection of the faith are more peaceful, earlier Christians and missionaries were brutally beaten and tortured. The film was shot according to a book by a Japanese author about events that took place in Japan in the 17th century. The Japanese vehemently defended Buddhism and did not accept Gentiles. Christians ...
«Sometimes silence is the deadliest sound»
The plot of the film takes place during the time of Jesus Christ, namely, forty days after his resurrection. Of course, this event did not go unnoticed, because in our time not only Christians know this, but also representatives of other religions. Of course, this event not only excited, but also very pleased people, but it did not please the Roman centurion at all. He was a convinced atheist and did not ...
«Witness the manhunt that changed the course of human history»
“A.D. The Bible Continues” begins with the scene of the crucifixion of Christ. Many of the people forgot about the great story and what happened in the days when Jesus lived. This series will tell you everything about what happened after the crucifixion of Christ. It is known that in some mystical way he was resurrected and this resurrection can be considered a miracle. A large crew was involved in the ...
«The crucifixion was only the beginning»
Queen Gorgo of Sparta tells her men about the Battle of Marathon, in which King Darius of Persia was killed by General Themistocles of Athens ten years earlier. Darius’s son, Xerxes, witnesses his father’s death and is advised to not continue the war since “only the gods can defeat the Greeks”. Darius’s naval commander, Artemisia, claims that Darius’ last words were, in ...
«A wind of freedom, a wind of justice, a wind of vengeance»
In 1300 BC, Moses, a general and accepted member of the Egyptian royal family, prepares to attack an encamped Hittite army with Prince Ramesses at Kadesh. A High Priestess divines a prophecy from animal intestines, which she relates to Ramesses’s father, Seti I. She tells the two men of the prophecy, in which “a leader” (either Moses or Ramesses) will be “saved” and the savior ...
«He defied the empire and changed the world»
The plot of the film tells about the life and difficult fate of Jesus Christ, beginning with his birth and ending with a painful death. The story is told on behalf of John the Baptist, who was not only a witness to all events, but also a student of the Messiah. Jesus was born into a simple family of Mary and Joseph, and from the first days he was sure to die, because the cruel king Herod ordered to kill all ...
«Their Empire. His Kingdom»