Keyword: melancholy

Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 141 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
Would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and travels to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby and across the bay from his cousin Daisy Buchanan and her philandering, blue-blooded husband, Tom. Through...
Grey

The Grey (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 01/26/2012
Ottway, a man grieving for the wife he lost, is forced to lead a group of roughneck guys in their fight to survive when their plane crashes in the remote Alaskan wilderness. Battling injuries and merciless weather, the men must escape the icy elements along with a cunning pack of wolves on the hunt.
Truman Show

The Truman Show (1998)

Rated: PG Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/04/1998
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the legendary funnyman is Truman Burbank in "The Truman Show," director Peter Weir's satirical look at a man raised from infancy to adulthood in front of television cameras. Unbeknownst to him, Carrey lives in a bubble where actors have played his family and cameras have followed his every move since the day he was...
Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Rated: R Runtime: 170 minutes Release date: 07/23/1998
James Ryan, who has parachuted into France during the Allied invasion of Europe, has just lost three brothers in combat. Government policy dictates that he should return home lest his family be deprived of all its male offspring. A team of soldiers, led by Captain John Miller and fresh from the beaches of Normandy, is assembled to find and save Private Ryan.
Inside Llewyn Davis

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/05/2013
Llewyn Davis is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles - some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, scaring up what work he can find, Llewyn's misadventures take him from the baskethouses of the Village to an empty Chicago club - on...
Men, Women & Children

Men, Women & Children (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 09/30/2014
A group of high school teenagers and their parents attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives. As each character and each relationship is tested, we are shown the variety of roads people choose - some tragic, some hopeful - as it becomes clear that no one is immune to this enormous social change that...
Tale of Princess Kaguya

The Tale of Princess Kaguya (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo, a tiny girl grows into an exquisite young lady, raised by an old bamboo cutter and his wife. From the countryside to the grand capital city, even unseen she enthralls all who encounter her, including five noble suitors. Ultimately she must face her fate, punishment for her crime. Based on the classic, 10th-century Japanese folktale, "The Tale of the Bamboo...
Coming Home

Coming Home (2015)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 01/29/2015
Lu Yanshi and Feng Wanyu are a devoted married couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Lu returns home to find that Feng has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Although she waits for her husband's return, she doesn't recognize Lu, who determines to resurrect their past together and reawaken...
Belle et Sébastien

Belle et Sébastien (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/17/2013
During World War II, the arrival of German troops disrupts the peaceful life of a small village in the French Alps. Sébastien, a lonely but resourceful child who spends his days walking in the mountains, tames a huge wild dog whom he names Belle and who terrorizes sheep farmers. While the Nazis are harassing the townsfolk to discover who is helping Jews cross the Swiss border, Sébastien searches...

Knight of Cups (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/25/2015
Double

The Double (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
Simon James is a timid office clerk working in an ominous government organization. He is overlooked by his boss and colleagues, scorned by his mother, and ignored by Hannah, the lovely copy room girl he pines for. Undermined and undervalued everywhere he turns, it seems that his directionless life couldn't get any worse-until the arrival of James Simon, his new co-worker. James is both Simon's...
Ida

Ida (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
Eighteen-year-old Anna, a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior insists she first visit her sole living relative. Naïve, innocent Anna soon finds herself in the presence of her aunt Wanda, a worldly and cynical Communist Party insider, who shocks her with the declaration that her real name is Ida and her Jewish parents were murdered during the...

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 03/17/2015
Kumiko is a frustrated "office lady" whose imagination transcends the confines of her mundane life. Kumiko becomes obsessed with a mysterious, battered VHS tape of a popular film she's mistaken for a documentary, fixating on a scene where a suitcase of stolen cash is buried in the desolate, frozen landscape of North Dakota. Believing this treasure to be real, she leaves behind Tokyo and her...
Chapman

Chapman (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 05/08/2014
Alex Fletcher, a locksmith trapped inside the wreckage of a life numbed by drugs and regret, receives an unexpected and troubling letter that draws him back to his childhood home, an idyllic town in the Colorado Rockies. Although facing heartbreaking memories and the demons from his past is anything but idyllic, Alex's journey does lead to a confrontation that may be the key to his emotional...
Affluenza

Affluenza (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 07/10/2014
Swept up in a heady pre-recession world of absentee parents, plentiful booze and casual sex, aspiring photographer Fisher Miller escapes his middle-class life for the moneyed mansions of the young, beautiful elite. With a stash of high-quality weed and a vintage camera, he gains access to his gorgeous cousin Kate's circle of wealthy and indulged friends, just as their entitled reality is about to...
Elena

Elena (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the military dictatorship. She also leaves Petra, her seven-year-old sister. Two decades later, Petra also becomes an actress and goes to New York in search of Elena. She only has a few clues about her: home movies...
Dir: Petra Costa
With: N/A
Frank

Frank (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
A young wannabe musician, Jon, finds himself out of his depth when he joins an avant-garde pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank, a musical genius who hides himself inside a large fake head, and his terrifying bandmate Clara.
All the Light in the Sky

All the Light in the Sky (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 79 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
An actress in her mid-40s is wondering what her life holds for her next when a visit from her 25-year-old niece forces her to reflect on aging in Hollywood and her relationships with men.
Two Lives

Two Lives (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
Europe 1990. The Berlin Wall has just crumbled: Katrine, raised in East Germany, but living in Norway for the past 20 years, is a "war child" - the result of a romance between a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier during World War II. She enjoys a happy family life with her mother, her husband, daughter and granddaughter. But when a lawyer asks her and her mother to testify in a trial...
Chlorine

Chlorine (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
In the town of Copper Canyon, people are cashing in on an economic housing boom, and the local country club is buzzing about the investment opportunity. Once vivacious couple, Roger and Georgie Lent have settled into a complacent lifestyle of mediocrity where their marriage is falling apart and their children are turning away from them. Nonetheless, desperately discontent Georgie, pushes Roger...
jalousie

La jalousie (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 08/14/2014
A 30-year-old man lives with a woman in a small, furnished rental. He has a daughter by another woman - a woman he abandoned. A theater actor and very poor, he is madly in love with this other woman. She was once a rising star, but all offers of work have dried up. The man does everything he can to get her a role, but nothing works out. The woman cheats on him. And then she leaves him. The man...
Wait

The Wait (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 01/30/2014
An enigmatic phone call from a psychic catapults a family into a state of suspended belief while waiting for their recently deceased mother to be resurrected. One sister believes the claim, and the other staunchly opposes it until she encounters a chance at love, giving her hope that anything, even resurrection, is possible.
Birth

Birth (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/28/2004
Anna is a young widow who is finally getting on with her life after the death of her husband, Sean. Now engaged to be married, Anna meets a ten-year-old boy who tells her he is Sean reincarnated. Though his story is both unsettling and absurd, Anna can't get the boy out of her mind. And much to the concern of her fiancée, her increased contact with him leads her to question the choices she has...
Cast Away

Cast Away (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 143 minutes Release date: 12/21/2000
Chuck Noland, an engaged, workaholic Federal Express inspector, travels around the world testing the effectiveness of international shipping offices. His frenetic schedule puts a strain on his relationship with longtime girlfriend Helen. But when a plane crash leaves him stranded and isolated from other human beings on a remote Pacific island for four years, Chuck slowly becomes transformed both...
Carrie

Carrie (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
Carrie White is a shy outcast at high school and has been sheltered by her deeply religious mother. When Carrie is pushed too far at her senior prom, she unleashes telekinetic terror on the entire town.