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Wonderful film by Wim Wenders where the angels listen to and come and comfort those who are in pain. Set in Berlin. I've always thought it was about compassion but it's about empathy too. If only there were angels...and fairies.
Full of joy set in the desert in US, large German woman turns up (slowly) with equally large suitcase and (slowly) takes room in truck stop cafe run by energetic young black woman.
This film offers the perspective of two challenges in life, that of someone with a disability and racial discrimiation. Rizwan Khan, played by Shah Rukh Khan, has to overcome the challenges of Asperger's Syndrome in the first half of the film. Despite this challenge, he manages to find love and
A family's struggle with their child's disease. Based on the true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone (played by Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon), two parents in a relentless search for a cure for their son's disease.
A historical fiction drama based on the real life of Eugene Allen, a slave that ends up being a White House butler for 34 years. This movie offers the interesting perspective of two different generations, both battling the injustices of racism and discrimination. The timeline follows black hist
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
A young man, Victor (Sbaraglia), arrives in Paris where his family have gathered around his seriously ill father Max (Fernán Gómez), a former mogul now deteriorating physically and mentally. Max begins to behave very strangely, as his memories and those of Spain's past begin to cloud his mind.