The Australian biopic film ‘True Spirit’ is based on the true story of Australian sailor Jessica Watson who was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for attempting at the age of sixteen to circumnavigate the globe alone.
Australian actress Teagan Croft was seen portraying the character of Teagan Croft in the film. Sarah Spillane directed this film which was released in Australia on January 26, 2023, and was made available on Netflix on February 3 of this year.
Following is a list of films you may want to watch if you liked ‘True Spirit’ on them Netflix.
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Top 10 Movies Like True Spirit on Netflix.
The Swimmers (2022)-
Sally El Hosaini directed the biographical drama film ‘True Spirit’ whose plot revolves around two Syrian refugee teenage sisters Yusra Mardini and Sarah Mardini who, swimming in the choppy waters of the Mediterranean for hours, escape from their home in Damascus to come to Greece to compete in the Rio Olympic while helping other refugees.
Nathalie Now and Manal Now shown to 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 Norwegian historical film is centered on a small town in northern Norway called Narvik which is the source of iron ore that Hitler needed for his war machine.
As a fierce winter war came to disrupt this process, Hitler faced his first major defeat. The film was released in Norway on December 25, 2022, and on Netflix on January 23, 2023.
Margaret Brown directed this historical documentary film whose plot revolves around the descendants of Clotilda’s survivors who, while celebrating their heritage and command of their heritage, discover a tangible connection to their ancestors as it’s discovered the last known remaining slave ship.
It premiered at the Sundance International Film Festival in January 2022 and was later released in the United States on October 21, 2022.
Infinite Storm (2022)-
The plot of this American adventure film revolves around an experienced climber who attempts to descend Mount Washington after an enormous blizzard forces her to retreat just before reaching the summit and meets a stranded man on her way.
Naomi Watts and Billy Howle shown to the climber Pam and the husband respectively in the series. It was released on March 25, 2022.
This war biopic based on the 2015 book by Adam Makos tells the true story of the first black US Navy aviator Jesse Brown and his fellow fighter pilot Tom Hudner as they become the -most celebrated wingmen of the Navy through their sacrifices.
Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell shown to 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 is on the verge of qualifying for the Olympics. But we find him doubting if he really wants his life to be like this amid the pressure of his coach and mother.
Those doubts and a will to escape from the past only intensify with the return of his father from jail. The film premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival on August 19, 2021, before a theatrical release on September 2, 2021.
The Father Who Moves Mountain (2021)-
The plot revolves around the search of a retired intelligence officer to find his son who went missing in the mountains during a snow hike. The film was released on September 17, 2021.
The Pale Blue Eye (2022)-
The plot of this mystery thriller film revolves around veteran detective Augustus Landor who investigates the murder assisted by a young cadet who later becomes known as the world famous mystery author Edgar Allan Poe.
The film is adapted from Louis Bayard’s 2003 novel of the same name and cast Christian Bale and Harry Melling as Landor and the young Poe respectively. It was released on Netflix on January 6, 2023.
Against the Ice (2022)-
This is a historical survival film based on the true story of Denmark’s 1909 polar expedition as told in Ejnar Mikkelsen’s film ‘Two Against the Ice‘.
The plot revolves around two men’s struggle for survival in the vast landscape of Greenland as they search for a lost map.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Joe Cole he played the two men Captain Ejnar Mikkelsen and Iver Iversen respectively in the film. It was released on Netflix on March 2, 2022.
The Ledge (2022)-
The plot of this film is centered on a rock climbing adventure that takes another turn after a murder is discovered. It was released in the UK on 14 March 2022.