"Leonardo" explores the secrets and drama behind the genius: his life, his work and his personal struggles all set against the backdrop of Renaissance Italy. Born in Vinci, in fuscany. Leonardo (Aidan Turner) grew into an unparalleled genius whose work overturned the established order and keeps inspiring the world. His restless curiosity flitted between the arts, science and technology, driven by a profound quest for knowledge and determination to unfold the mysteries of the world around him. In this new series, unlock the enigma of this extraordinary and yet incredible contemporary man in an untold story of mystery and passion.
In this true-life cold war spy thriller, unossuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) becomes entangled in one of the greatest international conflicts in history. Recruited by MI6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), Wynne forms a covert partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze), and both men risk everything in a danger-fraught race against time to provide the intelligence needed to prevent nuclear confrontation and end the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The AMC Original Series 'Low Winter Sun' is a contemporary story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption in a world where the line between cops and criminals is blurred. 'Low Winter Sun' begins with the murder of a cop by a fellow Detroit detective. Seemingly the perfect crime, in reality the murder activates forces that will forever alter the detective's life, and pull him into the heart of the Detroit underworld. Based on the award-winning 2006 British mini-series of the same name.
The true story of an FBI undercover agent (Johnny Depp) who becomes Donnie Brasco, 'The Jewel Man', to infiltrate one of the mob families. Donnie manoeuvres his way into the confidence of ageing hit man, Lefty Ruggiero (Al Pacino) who trusts Donnie and vouches for him to the mob.But Lefty and Donnie become friends when they should be enemies. As Donnie moves deeper and deeper into the Mafia chain of command, he realises he is not only crossing the line between federal agent and criminal but it also leading his friend Lefty to an almost certain death sentence...
1900's Vienna, a hotbed of philosophy, science and art, where a clash of cultures and ideas collide in the city's grand cafes and opera houses. Max Liebermann (Matthew Beard) is a brilliant young English doctor, studying under the famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud (Franz Josef Koepp). When Max comes into contact with Oskar Rheinhardt (Jürgen Maurer), a Detective Inspector struggling with a strange case, he agrees to help him investigate a series of unusual and disturbing murders. Max's extraordinary skills of perception and forensics, and his deep understanding of deviance, lead them to solve some of Vienna's most mysterious and deadly cases.
Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) lives in contented retirement until her tranquil life is suddenly disrupted. The dark secrets she's been hiding since her university days have been uncovered by M15. She finds herself in their custody, accused of providing intelligence to the KGB. Cut to 1938 where Joan is a promising physics student at Cambridge University. There she falls for a young communist named Leo Galich (Tom Hughes) and through him, begins to see the world in a new light. After graduation, Joan secures a job in a weapons research facility where she comes to the realisation that the world is on the brink of nuclear disaster. Now Joan is forced to answer an impossible question: exactly what price would she pay for peace?
New York City detectives "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover 'The French Connection'. But when one of the criminals tries to kill Doyle, he begins a deadly pursuit that takes him far outside the city limits.
On a hot Brooklyn afternoon, two optimistic losers set out to rob a bank. Sonny (Al Pacino) is the mastermind, Sal (John Cazale) is the follower, and disaster is the result. Because the cops, crowds, TV cameras and even the pizza man have arrived. The "well-planned" heist is now a circus. Based on a true incident, this thriller earned six Academy Award nominations.
Newly arrived in Bath, highly ambitious Londoner DCI McDonald (Tala Gouveia) intends to lake the city's police force by storm. But when she's partnered with veteran Sergeant Dodds (Jason Watkins), the unlikely pair must find a way to work together as their different approaches to policing - and to life - come to the fore, Together, in two new feature length episodes, they investigate intriguing crimes, set against the backdrop of the contemporary changing face of Britain's most traditional city. From the secret lives of the rich and entitled, to the undercover world of addiction treatment clinics, McDonald and Dodds come to realise not all is at it seems in the seemingly sleepy city of Bath.
A plainclothes street patrolman, Frank Serpico (Al Pacino) might be the best cop in New York, but he's unwilling to play dirty and give into the police corruption surrounding drugs, violence, and kickbacks that his colleagues indulge in every day. When he decides to expose those around him, Frank finds himself a target - not just to the city's criminals, but to his own peers.
Visionary filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan unveils a chilling, mysterious thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly…reducing their entire lives to a single day.
Gripping and powerful, The Insider is based on the story of tobacco executive turned whistle-blower, Jeffrey Wigand. This edge of your seat thriller recounts the chain of events that saw an ordinary man up against a corporate giant in the fight of his life.
A year after the explosive events of last season, England finds itself embroiled in a devastating civil war with the powerful neofascist Raven Union, led by Lord Harwood (Jason Flemyng), which threatens to control the entire country. North London remains one of the few resistance holdouts. It's here, in the West End Neutral Zone, that we find Alfred Pennyworth (Jack Bannon). His years in the British Army training with the SAS have taught him to be a cynical optimist - expecting the worst, but knowing that he can handle it. Now running The Delaney, a black-market Soho club that welcomes everyone regardless of their politics, Alfred - with his SAS mates "Bazza" (Hainsley Lloyd Bennett) and "Dave Boy" (Ryan Fletcher) - is now in search of a way out...before London, and his country, burns itself to the ground. And he's got his eye on America.
In a criminal justice system where criminals go free, lawyers and judges make deals as a matter of routine and the innocent sometimes go unprotected, young lawyer Arthur Kirkland begins to wonder where the justice has gone. Arthur (Al Pacino), is an honest, idealistic lawyer who is suddenly under pressure to defend a distinguished judge (John Forsythe) accused of raping and battering a young girl - and whom Arthur knows is guilty. Jack Warden co-stars as an eccentric, cheerfully suicidal judge who thinks Arthur should play the game. When it comes down to the trial, Arthur must choose between the security of his career and his personal integrity.
'Corleone' narrates the life of Toto Riina between 1943 and 1993. From a difficult adolescence to his rise to power within "Cosa Nostra", passing via the many bloody episodes which saw his ascent. 'Corleone' is also the story of Riina's greatest enemies, the martyrs who have fought the mafia to extreme consequences, from the head of Police Mangano, to Boris Giuliano, the general Dalla Chiesa, the judges Terranova, Costa, Falcone and Borsellino, and the group of Captain Ultimo who, on January 15,1993, will succeed in finding and arresting Toto Riina. A story which starts when, as an adolescent, the future boss powerlessly witnesses the death of his father and younger brother in the explosion of a bomb leftover from the war. From that moment on, he becomes the head of the family and will have to fight poverty. He creates a small group of extremely trusted followers with Provenzano and Bagarella, he joins up with the most powerful criminals of Corleone who climb the ladder towards mafia power, first dominating Corleone then Palermo. Only a childhood friend, Biagio Schiro, chooses another destiny, that of becoming a police officer and undertaking the mission of routing his ex-companion in an extremely delicate role which will make him persecutor and pursued and will lead him to run enormous risks. Corleone; an era of crime and violence...