There may be few storytelling mediums more powerful than Cinema. Among the wide range of genres, films have experimented with, the real-life stories of people and places have never gone out of style, even holding their own against awe-inspiring genres such as fantasy and science fiction which can visually stun viewers. There seems to be a strange kind of allure in seeing a person’s whole life being traced on film, the artistic narrative woven into real stories a huge part of the wide popularity of biographical dramas.
Seeing people we know of as characters on screen in avatars unfamiliar, until the actor captures the essence of what makes them who they are, is enthralling. It is also good fun to don the role of couch critics when the filmmaker gets wrong a detail here and there of personality viewers intimately know.
For fans of biographical films, here is a list of the same that viewers can stream and enjoy on the OTT platform Lionsgate Play.