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falcon Fri 22-Aug-08 13:41:08

I'd appreciate some movie suggestions.

I want to watch some movies that are about the story and not special effects.

No horrors, sci-fi,heists etc just a'human' story if you know what I mean.

It can be about anything really, about an individual or many stories. True or fiction.

Something like What's Eating Gilbert Grape,Whale Rider, Lorenzo's Oil, Chaplin etc.

All suggestions gratefully received.

Bluebutterfly Fri 22-Aug-08 16:09:10

Don't see "In Bruges". Saw it at the cinema and it was a total let down.

Big fish was quite good. Donnie Darko, too. Ummm, need to think about it - don't get out much grin.

squeaver Fri 22-Aug-08 16:13:51

Tell no one

Juno

Before Sunrise & Before Sunset

3andnomore Sat 23-Aug-08 10:56:03

The Mask

First do no harm

Schindlers List

Eddas Sat 23-Aug-08 21:31:14

Cast Away
Terminal
Forrest Gump
Philadelphia

Mind you if you don't like Tom Hanks i'd wouldn't watch them!

Shawshank Redemption

madcol Sat 23-Aug-08 21:34:28

One I saw recently on a flight about two old people with dementia meeting up in an old folks home and forgetting about their familys and the effect that has. Can't remember the name but was really touching and quite uplifting in many ways.
Will remember it soon

Eddas Sat 23-Aug-08 21:38:58

madcol, not last orders?

madcol Sat 23-Aug-08 21:58:14

Thought I would recognise when I heard it but now I wonder. It sounds really depressing but it wasn't and was very well acted. Based somewhere cold like Canada

Also recommend Tell No One - French version based on Harlan Coben's novel. So much better than the Americans would have done it.

3andnomore Sat 23-Aug-08 22:37:16

the Bucket list is a good movie
A few good men
As good as it gets

3andnomore Sat 23-Aug-08 22:37:40

My left foot
rainman

AttilaTheMeerkat Fri 29-Aug-08 11:37:10

Grumpy Old Men

beanieb Fri 29-Aug-08 11:38:17

'into the wild' though very long. Brilliant film.

'He was a quiet man' very good.

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