Questions about the precise conformity of events or characters portrayed in films or TV shows to real figures/events.

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How historically accurate is the climactic briefing scene in Downfall?

Despite a usual number of goofs and some controversy about its historical accuracy, the 2004 German film Downfall (Der Untergang) is generally acknowledged to contain many authentic parts. Various ...
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How accurate is the depiction of the KGB?

The movie Commander Hamilton (orig.: Hamilton) seems to be set roughly at the time it was produced (1998), due to its use of cell phones and Russia instead of the Soviet Union, as well as the ...
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Why was the story watered down in Nobody Knows (2004, Japan)?

The movie Nobody Knows was based on an actual event, which apparently was considerably more horrific (Wikipedia) than the story depicted in the movie. So why did the director-writer choose to water ...
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Are those historical portrayal 100% or mostly real?

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Tv SHOW A great deep view with simple way into our discoveries & inventions so far. In this series Neil deGrasse Tyson explained many things about time and space. And ...
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How much of the film Baahubali: The Beginning is inspired from actual history of India?

I have heard that the name and places of Baahubali: The Beginning are taken from real history. But I have also heard that its quite inspired from Mahabharata for the character of Kattappa which is ...