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From David Lean, starring William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa
The Bridge on the River Kwai tells the story of a group of British prisoners of war in a Japanese labor camp in Burma during World War II. Led by Colonel Nicholson (Alec Guinness), the prisoners are tasked with building a bridge over the River Kwai for a Japanese general. As the construction progresses, Colonel Nicholson begins to take pride in his work and comes to identify with his captors. Meanwhile, a British commando team is planning a mission to destroy the bridge in order to prevent the Japanese from using it. The film follows the tension between Nicholson's sense of duty and honor to his captors, and his own personal moral struggle as he must decide whether or not to destroy the bridge he has worked so hard to build.
From Tom McCarthy, starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber
Spotlight is a drama film directed by Tom McCarthy in 2015. Based on a true story, the film follows the Boston Globe's "Spotlight" team, a group of investigative journalists, as they uncover widespread sexual abuse of children and its cover-up by the Roman Catholic Church in the Boston area. The team, led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton), doggedly pursues their investigations for months, despite pushback from the Church and other powerful institutions. Through their investigations, they discover a systemic and widespread abuse of children by Catholic priests and the cover-up of these crimes by Church authorities. With the help of victims of the abuse, the team reveals one of the worst scandals in the history of the Catholic Church. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, and won two, including Best Original Screenplay.
From George Roy Hill, starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid tells the story of two outlaws, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, who are on the run from a relentless posse in the Wild West. They travel from Wyoming to Bolivia in an attempt to evade capture, leaving a trail of robberies and hijackings in their wake. Along the way, the two develop a strong bond of friendship and loyalty. As the posse draws closer and closer, the two come to the realization that they must face their pursuers, leading to a climactic showdown that tests their courage, friendship, and sense of justice.
From Jean-Marc Vallée, starring Michel Côté, Marc-André Grondin, Danielle Proulx, Émile Vallée
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C.R.A.Z.Y. is a coming-of-age drama set in the 1960s and 70s in Quebec, Canada. It follows the life of Zachary Beaulieu, the fifth of six sons of a conservative Catholic family. Zachary (known as "Zach") is a sensitive and imaginative boy who is different from his brothers in many ways, which leads to him being teased and ostracized. He discovers early on that he is attracted to other boys and struggles to reconcile his sexuality with his faith and family. As his family slowly begins to accept him, Zach's journey to find his true identity and sense of belonging is filled with humor, drama, and heartache.
From Neill Blomkamp, starring Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt
District 9 is a science fiction action film directed by Neill Blomkamp and produced by Peter Jackson. Set in Johannesburg, South Africa, the movie follows a group of aliens (called "prawns") who have been marooned and forced to live in a slum called District 9. Wikus van der Merwe, a bureaucrat with Multi-National United (MNU), is assigned to the mission of relocating the aliens to a new camp outside the city. When Wikus comes into contact with a mysterious alien substance, he begins to slowly change and acquire alien abilities. As he slowly transforms, he must hide from the MNU while also trying to find a way to save the aliens from their plight. Along the way, Wikus discovers an alien weapon that could be used to fight the MNU and restore freedom to the aliens. In the end, Wikus, who has now fully adapted to his alien state, sacrifices himself to save the prawns by using the alien weapon to destroy the MNU forces.
From Luca Guadagnino, starring Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar
Call Me by Your Name is a 2017 romantic coming-of-age drama film directed by Luca Guadagnino, based on the novel of the same name by André Aciman. Set in 1983 in the Northern Italian countryside, the film follows 17-year-old Elio Perlman, who is spending the summer with his family. Elio strikes up a romantic relationship with Oliver, a graduate student who is staying with them while working as an intern for Elio's father. The film chronicles their growing bond as Elio begins to explore his sexuality and comes to terms with his own feelings for Oliver. The film also explores the struggles of growing up and the complexities of relationships, demonstrating the beauty of self-discovery and youthful passion.
From Dan Gilroy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed
Nightcrawler is a 2014 American crime thriller film written and directed by Dan Gilroy. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Lou Bloom, a "nightcrawler" who captures footage of accidents, violent events, and other mayhem to sell to news stations. He quickly finds success while becoming caught up in a moral grey area and eventually crossing the line into criminal activity. Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, and Riz Ahmed co-star. The film follows Lou Bloom, a restless and ambitious young man who discovers the world of "nightcrawling," which involves shooting video of violent and tragic events in order to sell them to local news stations. Bloom quickly rises to the top of the business, but his success comes with a moral cost as he begins to blur the line between legality and crime. The film explores the dark side of ambition and the consequences of unchecked ambition.
From Vittorio De Sica, starring Emma Gramatica, Francesco Golisano, Paolo Stoppa, Guglielmo Barnabò
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Miracle in Milan is a comedy-drama film directed by Vittorio De Sica. The film tells the story of Totò (Francesco Golisano), an orphan who is taken in by a group of peasant women and given a magical dove. When the dove is released, it begins to spread its magic throughout the city of Milan, bringing good fortune to all who encounter it. With the help of the dove, Totò and his friends are able to find a place to live, jobs, and true love. However, their newfound contentment is threatened by a wealthy landowner, who wants to take their land away from them. With the aid of the dove, Totò and his friends are able to outwit the wealthy man and keep their land. Miracle in Milan is a timeless classic that celebrates the power of friendship and the strength of the human spirit.
From Anthony Maras, starring Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher
Hotel Mumbai is a 2018 drama/thriller film directed by Anthony Maras. The film stars Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, and Jason Isaacs. Set in 2008, the film follows the story of the siege of the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, India by a group of terrorists. The film follows the struggle of the staff and guests of the hotel as they fight for survival against the attackers. The story also follows the bravery of the hotel staff, who risk their lives to protect the guests and save as many people as possible. The film is a tribute to the courage of those who faced the terrorists during the siege, and serves as a reminder of the power of solidarity and humanity in the face of tragedy.
From Jason Reitman, starring Elliot Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman
Juno is a coming-of-age comedy-drama about a 16-year-old girl (Juno MacGuff) who unexpectedly becomes pregnant after a one-night stand with her friend Paulie Bleeker. Fearing the consequences of a teenage pregnancy, Juno decides to give the baby up for adoption. With the help of her parents and her best friend Leah, Juno meets a couple, Mark and Vanessa, who seem like the perfect adoptive parents for her unborn baby. As the movie progresses, Juno begins to develop an emotional bond with the couple, and must ultimately decide whether to go through with the adoption or keep the baby for herself. Juno is a hilarious, heartwarming story of an unlikely young heroine who courageously navigates the often complex world of adult relationships.
From Max Ophüls, starring Anton Walbrook, Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Simone Simon
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La Ronde is a 1950 French romantic comedy-drama film directed by Max Ophüls. The film follows a chain of characters as they become romantically involved with each other in a circular pattern. It begins with a young soldier, who seduces a prostitute, and progresses through a series of encounters, each linking the previous and ensuing characters in an ever-expanding circle. Through the relationships, the characters explore the nature of love, infidelity, and morality in a very human and realistic way. The film features a non-linear narrative style, with the story progressing in a round-robin pattern from character to character. La Ronde is a frank and honest exploration of the human condition and its many complexities.
From Peter Godfrey, starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardiner
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From David Anspaugh, starring Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley
From Carol Reed, starring Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Shani Wallis, Oliver Reed
From James L. Brooks, starring Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito
From Michael Ritchie, starring Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten
From George Cukor, starring Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Paul Lukas, Edna May Oliver
Alberto Lattuada, starring Peppino De Filippo, Carla Del Poggio, Giulietta Masina, John Kitzmiller
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From Jacques Deray, starring Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Maurice Ronet, Jane Birkin
Chuko Esiri, starring Jude Akuwudike, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Kelechi Udegbe, Emeka Nwagbaraocha
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From Janet Tobias, starring Chris Nicola, Fruzsina Pelikán, Saul Stermer, Sam Stermer
From Richard Linklater, starring Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey
From Lenny Abrahamson, starring Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Moira Brooker
From Robert Eggers, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Julian Richings
From Doug Liman, starring Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong