The best Robert Powell’s documentary movies

Robert Powell

Robert Powell

01/06/1944 (78 años)
If you love cinema, you will share this ranking of the best Robert Powell’s movies, although you may have ordered them differently. In any case, we hope you love it and with a little luck discovering a movie that you still don’t know about Robert Powell.

Walkabout to Hollywood

Walkabout to Hollywood
Produced and directed this documentary for BBC in the 1980’s, about David Gulpilil, acclaimed Australian Aboriginal actor, dancer and musician. The film shows how Gulpilil is always working to bridge the gap between the tribal Aboriginal and Western worlds. He divides his time between a traditional tribal lifestyle and his artistic work, which has included major film roles, collaboration with contemporary dance and music groups and teaching Aboriginal dance and culture. Bill and David travel to Hollywood where David was the most popular Australian in the world at that time, with FOUR films playing in America – WALKABOUT, STORM BOY, THE LAST WAVE and MAD DOG MORGAN. After relating to both the black and native American cultures and filming a quick scene for a big Hollywood picture, he pines to head back through the Outback to his beloved Arnhem Land. Edited by Simon Dibbs and shot by Ray Henman.

Seven Games From Glory

Seven Games From Glory
6.6/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 25/06/2002
  • Character: Narrator
A World Cup of shocks and surprises, making history from start to finish. It was the first World Cup in Asia and the first to be co-hosted by two countries. The official film captures the unique spirit of this event in 120 minutes of football - on the pitch and behind the scenes. This is one of few official films able to offer a hint of the world behind the dressing room door - Senegal's victory celebrations, Mexico's prayer and team talk and the referees debriefing.

The Wandering Company

The Wandering Company
8.6/10
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 01/01/1984
  • Character: Narrator
Documentary about Merchant Ivory Productions, including interviews with the principals of the film production company and actors which have appeared in their films.

The Boer War: 1899-1902

The Boer War: 1899-1902
6.6/10
Journey back in time to a different age, when the sun never set on the British Empire and her armies were great in number. The Boer War: 1899-1902 was a turning point in British military history and would revolutionize tactics, battlefield strategy, equipment, and training. Well known participants in the Boar Wars include: Harry "Breaker" Morant, Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi.

Franco Zeffirelli - Directing from Life

Franco Zeffirelli - Directing from Life
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release: 15/11/2018
  • Character: Himself
Franco Zeffirelli passed away on 15th June 2019. Chris Hunt's biography explores how Zeffirelli's sense of drama was born out of his own experience and how his life inspired his productions. Chris Hunt interviewed him and other famous actors, friends and associates, had a camera at Zeffirelli's 94th birthday and during the opening of his foundation in Florence. This documentary, including clips from operas, films and plays aims to be the definitive portrait of a Renaissance man larger than life.

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