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Ben and Holly is a children's 10 minute cartoon on TV and You Tube, for ages 3-5. Ben is an elf, Holly is a fairy, but it's not too icky and has some good humour.
Great film about people making connections. Features two main characters, a diorvced woman and a divorced man, both of whom have kids who are just about to head off to college. They're both lonely and fearing becoming more lonely. And they meet and begin to fall in love.
How the largest movement in the world came into being and how no one saw it coming.
Volume II of Knausgaard's six-volume My Struggle project finds the author newly divorced and caught in the throes of new love. Remarriage and, eventually, fatherhood ensue, and with them come moments of ecstasy.
Shchi, a traditional Russian soup with cabbage as its main ingredient, is a very short story by Russian XIX century writer Ivan Turgenev about a noble woman visiting a peasant woman, who lost her son.
Based on Elizabeth Gilbert's true life story, Eat Pray Love is a beautiful film about a married woman who after a painful divorce sets off on a round-the-world journey.
Will Smith stars in this moving tale inspired by the true story of Chris Gardner, a San Francisco salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son Christopher (Jaden Smith).