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Bright Star starts a bit slowly but builds and burns with a growing intensity. The longing, the loss, the passion and the separated lovers make it a classic Power of Idealism film with two young Power of Idealism lovers.
This is the classic Humphrey Bogart film you’ve probably never seen. It’s director Curtis Hanson’s favorite film.
The Rabbit Proof Fence is a powerful story of survival, hope and the triumph of the human spirit. Three young girls walk 1,500 miles to return to their mother and aboriginal homelands.
Arranged is the story of Rochel, an observant Orthodox Jewish woman, and Nasira, a devout Muslim woman. The two form an unlikely friendship at the public school where they both teach fourth graders.
“Nothing But the Truth” is a finely-crafted film of people and ideas. It is charged with incredible emotional urgency.
The Wages of Fear (the French title is: Le Salaire de la Peur) is a directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot and stars a young Yves Montand. It’s a classic French thriller as fresh and contemporary today as it was the day it was made (almost 60 years ago).