Keyword: magical realism

Spirited Away

Spirited Away (2002)

Rated: PG Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 09/19/2002
Tale of the fanciful adventures of a ten-year-old girl named Chihiro, who discovers a secret world when she and her family get lost and venture through a hillside tunnel. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, Chihiro must fend for herself as she encounters strange spirits, assorted creatures and a grumpy sorceress who seeks to prevent her from returning to the human world.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 12/07/2000
Legendary martial artist Li Mu Bai is tracking the murderer of his master. The poised and self-assured Li can handle anything -- except his feelings for lithe, pantherish Yu Shu Lien. Jen Yu, the tremulous and spoiled daughter of the Province's governor, is also fascinated by Shu Lien's glamorous life: that a woman can have so many adventures and such freedom is marvelous to her. Though the...
Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 02/13/2014
Peter Lake is a master thief, who never expected to have his own heart stolen by the beautiful Beverly Penn. But their love is star-crossed: she burns with a deadly form of consumption, and Peter has been marked for a much more violent death by his one-time mentor, the demonic Pearly Soames. Peter desperately tries to save his one true love, across time, against the forces of darkness, even as...
Falcon Song

Falcon Song (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 108 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
In this 1980s-style contemporary Western, a guitar-playing drifter helps a rancher's granddaughter find her true calling. Within a world of colorful characters and magical realism, the themes of land conservation and soul searching are explored.

Dancing on a Dry Salt Lake (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 12/17/2013
Warner De Santis, a cosmologist obsessed with hearing God back in time - at the "Origin of the Universe" - gets fired from NASA, loses his wife, and flees to the Mojave Desert where he crashes his car and remains until it's fixed. There, he gets involved with the life of the town, including mounting a musical theatre piece at Rose's Café/Gas Station/German-American Emporium/Opera House. After...

Jellyfish Eyes (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 04/30/2014
After his father's death, young Masashi moves with his mother to a small city in the Japanese countryside. But when he discovers that their new apartment is already inhabited by a pint-sized, gravity-defying creature, Masashi begins to pull back the curtain on this sleepy town and finds that very little is what it appears to be.
Dir: Takashi Murakami
With: N/A