Movies That Force Your Heart and Mind To Communicate

  1. Almost Famous (2000)
    “A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.
  2. White Oleander (2002)
    “A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.”
  3. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
    “A group of male friends become obsessed with a group of mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents after one of them commits suicide.”
  4. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
    "An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.”
  5. Boys Don’t Cry (1999)
    "The story of the life of Brandon Teena, a transgendered teen who preferred life in a male identity until it was discovered he was born biologically female.”
  6. Brokeback Mountain (2005)
    "The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.”
  7. Thirteen (2003)
    "A thirteen-year-old girl’s relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.”
  8. Winter’s Bone (2010)
    "An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.”
  9. Japanese Story (2003)
    "Against the background of an Australian desert landscape, so much space and so few people, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the journey leaves no-one capable of going back to where they started from.”
  10. Candy (2006)
    "A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle – and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.”