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An uplifting and entertaining film based on a true story of an unlikely relationship which highlights the very best of human nature. The reciprocal compassion and non-judgemental attitude between the carer and the cared for are inspiring.
This story is light and friendly - a comedy about a playboy type guy who is suddenly saddled with an infant child he didn't know he had. Her presence in his life changes him completely and he makes those changes unquestioningly, willing to do whatever he can to love her.
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.
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.
In this movie, Lars, is a painfully shy young man who lives what appears to most to be a sad and lonely life. He holds a mundane office job, and lives in a small cabin in the back of his family's home.
Starring Cher and featuring a brilliant young actor coping with extraordinary physical differences.
This feature film staged in 1939 is based ona true story. In a horrible Irish reformatory school for boys a horrific regime and mentality reigns.
"True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet."
"Langston Whitfield is a Washington Post journalist.
This movie stars three drag queens (well, two queens and a princess, smile) and teaches marvelous lessons about self-acceptance and empathy. Among the laughs, one learns that genuine acceptance comes from people and places where you least expect it.