027) Eight Great Biographical Dramas

A gangster, an internet billionaire, and a Nobel Prize winning schizophrenic may seem to have little in common. However, their lives were interesting enough to inspire Academy Award winning movies. There is something inherently special about watching a movie based on a true story or a real person’s life. In this discussion-based cinema class, we will deconstruct eight biopics in great detail and consider just how much artistic liberty filmmakers took when adapting the story to the big screen.