Keyword: narrative

American Beauty

American Beauty (1999)

Rated: R Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 09/14/1999
Lester Burnham's wife Carolyn, who's cheating on him, hates him, his daughter Jane regards him with contempt, and his boss is positioning him for the ax -- the typical suburban nightmare. When you've got nothing to lose, you might as well risk everything. Provoked by forbidden passions, Lester decides to make a few changes in his life that are less mid-life crisis than adolescence redux. The freer...
Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 07/05/1994
Forrest Gump tells his remarkable life story to a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. He taught Elvis Presley to dance, became a football star and met JFK and LBJ. He served with honor in Vietnam and spoke at an anti-war rally at the...
marche

La marche (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/26/2013
1983, France: Racial intolerance and related violence are common and teenage Mohammed is wounded during a police shooting. After leaving the hospital, he decides to launch a peaceful march for racial equality and is joined by two other teenagers and a priest. During the 600 mile walk from Marseille to Paris, they preach tolerance and non-violence, even though they are at times bullied and some of...
Among Ravens

Among Ravens (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 07/17/2014
A unique child reflects on her family's holiday weekend and her magical friendship with an unexpected guest. A group of friends who have reunited for their annual 4th of July weekend are searching for the dreams they have lost, and find them in Chad, a strange and beautiful nature photographer who begins to change their lives one by one.
Finding Joe

Finding Joe (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 09/29/2011
An exploration of famed mythologist Joseph Campbell's studies and their continuing impact on our culture. Through interviews with visionaries from a variety of fields interwoven with enactments of classic tales by a sweet and motley group of kids, the film navigates the stages of what Campbell dubbed The Hero's Journey: the challenges, the fears, the dragons, the battles, and the return home as a...
English Patient

The English Patient (1996)

Rated: R Runtime: 162 minutes Release date: 11/14/1996
Set in North Africa and Italy during the late 1930's and early '40's, "The English Patient" is an epic drama of two haunting love stories that unfolds against a background of international upheaval. Through the prism of war, and of love and friendship, various themes -- of fidelity, adultery, nationality and betrayals -- are dramatized and explored. The story, based on Michael Ondaatje's Booker...
How Green Was My Valley

How Green Was My Valley (1940)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 12/31/1940
The lives of hard-working miners and their families in 19th-century Wales are recalled through the eyes of Huw, who was the youngest of six children in a family headed by a stern father and loving mother.

La última película (2015)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 01/08/2015
A flamboyant filmmaker goes to the Yucatán to scout locations for his new film. His intention is to expose the last existing celluloid film stock for the movie, but the project is interrupted by the Mayan Apocalypse.
Dir: Raya Martin
With: N/A
Rédemption

Rédemption (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/17/2014