No matter how old you are, there is always a movie that touches everyone’s heart. These films, which you will not be able to get rid of for a long time, will change your perception of life.
The Bridges of Madison County – Forbidden Relationship
Set in the summer of 1965, an Italian housewife living in Iowa, Francesca (Meryl Streep) story is told. When her husband and children go to the Illinois State Fair, Francesca falls in love with a photographer who comes to Madison County, Iowa, to write a photo essay for National Geographic. Four days spent together constitute a turning point in Francesca’s life and she writes what she went through in a diary. This diary is later discovered by his children.
Hachi: A Dog’s Tale – Hachi: A Dog’s Tale
It begins when Professor Parker Wilson, played by Richard Gere, took the famous Akita inu dog of Japanese origin, which he found at the train station, into his home. The bond between the professor and the dog, who first saw the harsh reactions of his wife, is getting stronger day by day. In a short time, Hachi becomes the dog of the Wilson family. His professor travels to the train station every day on his way to work, and at the time he returns, he will always be there and have a companion waiting for him. Hachi tells a real life story that happened in Japan.
The Fault in Our Stars – Under the Same Star
16-year-old Hazel has been struggling with thyroid cancer for three years, and as the cancer has spread to her lungs, she is traveling with an oxygen tube. During a therapy session of a support group for cancer patients, she meets a young man named Augustus. Augustus also fought a brain tumor and lost a leg in this way. As the two spend time together, they fall in love with each other. Having not left with Hazel, who is hospitalized for lung treatment, Augustus sets out with her to realize a dream that her lover desperately wanted. According to their plans, they will go to Amsterdam and try to find Hazel’s favorite writer, Peter Van Houten.
The Pursuit of Happyness
Chris Gardner, whose wife Linda and son Christopher live in San Francisco, assumed the sale of bone scan products, an expensive and quickly obsolete technology, in 1981. After failing to sell these products, he is abandoned by his wife Linda. Going to different areas for financial gain, Gardner meets a manager from Dean Witter, and he affects him by solving a Rubik’s Cube. Thanks to the new person he meets, he gets a chance to be a money changer in the stock market. Dean becomes an intern at Witter and, although not paid, he agrees, hoping that he will have a job and a bright future at the end of the program. Without financial security, Chris and his son are soon evicted from their flat and stay wherever they can find them to spend the night, such as the poor house, bus stop, toilet. Chris continues to fulfill his paternity duty with love and care. He uses his son’s love and trust for him to overcome obstacles.
Up – Look Up
Two children, whose paths cross paths by accident in early childhood, are the protagonists of a sweet and touching story that will last for years. Born adventurous and possessing naive childlike curiosities about everything in life, Ellie’s only dream is to travel the world. Carl, on the other hand, wishes to fulfill Ellie’s only wish with her adventurousness and big heart, shrouded in her silence and calmness. Two young children grow up, get married, grow old … Death knocks on Ellie’s door, and Carl sets out to realize the only thing left from his loved one, this childish dream.
One Day – One Day
Emma (Anne Hathaway) and Dexter (Jim Sturgess) are two young people from completely opposite social structures. Emma is a young girl raised from a working class family with a revolutionary spirit about life. Dexter, on the other hand, is a man who reads for his father’s money, is a flirtatious and doesn’t care about anything but fun. The paths of the two will cross the day they graduate from university, and July 15 will be the day when a friendship that will last for many years begins. While their lives sometimes flow together and sometimes in distant lands, we witness the course of their relationship on July 15 every year. After 20 years of happiness, sadness and hopes, they will understand the true meaning of the graduation day they met.
My Life Without Me
23-year-old Ann (Sarah Polley) is a mother of two who supports her husband by cleaning at school. Ann, who lives in a trailer in her mother’s garden and cleans the university for her family’s sake, is very desperate for life. The young woman is surrounded by her unemployed husband, her mother who disapproves of the life she lives in, and her father, whom she has not seen for 10 years. One day he learns that he only has a few months to live. It is shaped around the approaching death of the young woman, taking the pen and paper in her hand and putting her passions into words.
The Impossible – Doomsday
Maria and Henry go to Thailand with their 3 children to spend their winter holidays. The family, who wants to spend a few days in this tropical paradise, goes to the Christmas party on the night of December 25 and has a lot of fun. The next morning, while they are enjoying the pool, a terrible noise starts to shake. When Maria and Henry are frozen in terror, huge waves are rushing over the hotel walls! The film tells the true story of a family who managed to survive the tsunami disaster of December 26, 2004.
Life Is Beautiful
In Italy in the 1930s, a carefree, carefree Jewish bookstore named Guido courts and marries a beautiful woman in a nearby city. Guido and his wife have a son and live together happily until German forces invade Italy. Guida portrays this destruction as a game, in his effort to keep his family together and keep his son away from the horrors of the Jewish concentration camps as much as he can. The winning reward for this game is a tank.
Million Dollar Baby
Frankie Dunn has trained great fighters during his years in the rings. Scrap, his only friend, keeps an eye on his gym. One day, Maggie Fitzgerald comes to the gym. Her age is too old to start sports, and Frankie has never coached girls. Never intending to give up on one goal of her life, Maggie comes to the gym every day and continues to work. After finally succumbing to the young girl’s unshakable determination, Frankie unwittingly agrees to employ her.