We dedicate this article to the most strongly women, that writers, producers and directors have sought to capture the fascinating story on the film. Belong to different worlds and have marked in their characteristic way the history.
10. The Iron Lady
It was dubbed “The Iron Lady” not only because managed to pull Britain out of a recession spreading, but also foreign policy firmly in the middle of the Cold War, confirming Britain as a superpower. It is also the first woman leader of the Conservative Party arrived in Britain. The Iron Lady biopic filming began on January 31, 2011 in London, with Meryl Streep in the lead role.
09. Becoming Jane
British writer, author of novels was moderately successful at the time the public that were received later by critics as a transition to nineteenth-century realist novel. But since the twentieth century, her books with a slightly comical tone about women and the family of her age have become bestsellers and classic reference works. Anne Hathaway portrays her in Becoming Jane (2007).
08. Pope Joan
The only female pope or just a medieval legend, Joan is mentioned in chronicles as an extremely smart woman, erudite and ambitious, disguised as a man who climbs the ranks of the Catholic Church, eventually becoming pope, to be blown when pregnant. Beyond the veracity of which is disputed, many legends about John have survived in Rome Middle Ages.
07. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc is probably the most famous female figure of the late Middle Ages. Female – born leader with a remarkable intelligence, led the French army to several victories during the War of a hundred years before being captured by the English and burned on the stake. Later declared martyr remained a model of purity and power of innocence. In image one portrays Milla Jovovich in The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc.
Pharaoh-Woman from Ptolemy dynasty was the last of the monarchs of Egypt. The unique beauty and charisma, able to conquer the most powerful leaders of the time, achieved through political alliances erotic ties – was beloved of Caesar and Marc Antony – who ensured the survival time when their empire was decline. The most famous portrayal of Cleopatra dates from 1963 and Elizabeth Taylor is starring.
05. Coco avant Chanel
Female fashion designer, had an important influence on haute couture industry through simple products, but successful. With a long and profitable career (despite the modest origins), has made her name a brand itself. Although she had many famous candidates, chose not to marry, remaining faithful to its independence.
04. La vie en rose
One of the most famous singers of France, Piaf (translated, “sparrow”) reached the heights of popularity with the image of a woman’s voice frail and full of natural sensibility with a melodramatic style and cabaret near. She singed until the end of life (some of the most famous duets dating from the ’60s), and her songs have become iconic. Marion Cotillard took the Oscar for interpretation of singer.
03. The Young Victoria
He had the longest reign of all British monarchs (over 63 years), during which emerged maximum expansion of the British Empire, with a strong cultural progress, industrial and economic. Strong female figure and head of state, had a strong influence on all the royal houses of Europe. During her reign gave birth to a lifestyle later known as “Victorian style”.
02. Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Reigning at the end of the sixteenth century, Elizabeth brought to England glory and stability over the 44 years during which the queen, enabling among others to be Shakespeare and “Elizabethan theater”. Dubbed “virgin queen” (not married, having no descendants) was a powerful and charismatic female leader, survived as queen of turbulent political times throughout Europe.
In a time when women only obtained the right to vote and being a pilot was considered dangerous even for men, dared to shatter all preconceptions and into history. Amelia became the first woman pilot to cross the Atlantic by plane alone. She has written articles in numerous publications, was a fashion designer and supported women’s rights. Most recently, she was portrayed in the film Amelia (2009) by Hilary Swank in the lead role.