The Australian biopic ‘True Spirit’ is based on the true story of Australian sailor Jessica Watson who was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for attempting to travel the world alone at the age of sixteen.
Australian actress Teagan Croft is seen playing the character Teagan Croft in the film. Sarah Spillane directed this film which will be released in Australia on January 26, 2023, and is available at Netflix on February 3 this year.
Here is a list of films you might want to watch if you liked ‘True Spirit’ Netflix.
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Top 10 Movies Like a True Spirit Netflix.
Sally El Hosaini directed the biographical drama film ‘True Spirit’ whose plot revolves around two teenage Syrian refugee sisters Yusra Mardini and Sarah Mardini who, swimming in the choppy Mediterranean sea for hours, flee their war-torn home in Damascus to reach Greece to compete at the Rio Olympics while helping other refugees.
Natalie Isa And Mana Isa played Yusra and Sarah respectively in the film. It premiered on September 8, 2022, at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was released on Netflix on November 23, 2022.
The plot of this historical Norwegian film centers on a small town in northern Norway called Narvik which is a source of iron ore that Hitler needs for his war machine.
When the bitter winter war broke out to disrupt this process, Hitler faced his first major defeat. The film will be released in Norway on December 25, 2022, and so on Netflix on January 23, 2023.
Margaret Brown directed this historical documentary whose plot revolves around the descendants of the survivors of Clotilda who, while celebrating their heritage and hereditary order, discover a real connection to their ancestors when the last known slave ship is found.
It premiered at the Sundance International Film Festival in January 2022 and then released in the United States on October 21, 2022.
Infinite Storm (2022)-
The plot of this American adventure film revolves around an experienced climber trying to descend Mount Washington after a huge snowstorm forces him to retreat just before he reaches the summit and he encounters a stranded man on the way down.
Naomi Watts And Billy Howl portrayed climber Pam and the man respectively in the series. It was released on March 25, 2022.
This biographical war film based on Adam Makos’ 2015 book tells the true story of the US Navy’s first black aviator Jesse Brown and fellow fighter pilot Tom Hudner as they became the Navy’s most famous wingmen through their sacrifice.
Jonathan Major And Glen Powell played Brown and Hudner respectively in the film. It premiered on September 12, 2022, at the Toronto International Film Festival and was later released on November 23 in the United States.
The plot of this Australian sports drama film revolves around a fifteen year old swimmer named Benjamin Lane who virtually makes it to the Olympics. But we find her doubting whether she really wants her life like this under the pressure of her coach and mother.
That doubt and desire to escape from the past only increases with his father’s return from jail. The film premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival on 19 August 2021, before being released theatrically on 2 September 2021.
The Father Who Moved Mountains (2021)-
The plot revolves around the search for a retired intelligence officer to find his son who goes missing in the mountains during a snowy hike. The film will be released on September 17, 2021.
Pale Blue Eyes (2022)-
The plot of this mystery thriller revolves around a veteran detective Augustus Landor who investigates a murder assisted by a young cadet who becomes known as the world famous mystery writer Edgar Allan Poe.
This film is adapted from the novel of the same name by Louis Bayard in 2003 and its cast Christian Bale And Harry Melling as Landor and young Poe. It releases on Netflix on January 6, 2023.
Against the Ice (2022)-
It is a historical survival film based on the true story of the 1909 Danish polar expedition as told in ‘Two Against Ice‘.
The plot revolves around two men’s fight for survival in the vast landscape of Greenland while looking for a lost map.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau And Joe Cole playing two Captains Ejnar Mikkelsen and Iver Iversen respectively in the film. It was released on Netflix on March 2, 2022.
The film’s plot centers on a rock-climbing adventure that takes another turn after a murder is discovered. It was released in the United Kingdom on 14 March 2022.