Everyone has had this problem: trying to find a good film for a movie night, then spending more time searching for it than watching it. Sound familiar?
An excellent French comedy about a young woman called Rose Pamphyle who doesn’t want to stay in her native town and live the calm orderly life of a housewife. Rose leaves for Paris — a city that has so many surprises in store for her.
The Danish Girl
The plot, based on real events, tells the story of Danish painter Einar Wegener. Success accompanies him, but he feels something’s missing in his life, preventing him from being truly happy. Everything changes when, following his wife’s request, Einar poses as a female model.
A gorgeous comedy by Jerry Zucker about people — or rather about what people are prepared to do to win a monetary prize. As it turns out, it’s not so easy to get it. If you want to have a good laugh, feel free to include this movie on your list!
Where the Heart Is
An extremely kind story of 17-year-old Novalee. She suffers from her naivety but believes everything will be okay. She’ll have to go through lots of difficulties, and complete strangers will help her not to lose faith in herself and in the fact that she’ll surely find her happiness.
Belle is the best and, what’s more important, the fastest taxi driver in the city. But she doesn’t dream of delivering clients — her dream is to win the championship among true racers. Andy is a good cop but an awful driver. These two will have to defuse a gang of criminals. The question is whether or not they’ll kill each other before they face the criminals.
13 Going on 30
Who of us as a child didn’t dream of becoming an adult as soon as possible! This movie’s main character is no exception. While celebrating her 13th birthday, she makes a wish to become a 30-year-old woman as quickly as possible. Who could have thought that her dream would come true the next morning?
This is a story of a young woman named Ellis who decided to leave her home in an Irish village and go to America. She’s homesick in this new place, but gradually her yearning for home disappears. In addition, Ellis falls in love. However, unexpected news from her homeland makes her return. Soon destiny confronts the young woman with a choice that will affect her entire life.
Young Kim is in search of a good job. Once she catches a break, the young woman goes to a fashionable mountain resort in the Alps. There Kim goes mad for snowboarding…and a son of the resort’s owner. Day by day she falls in love with him more and more. But how can a young woman understand whether a young and handsome man is stringing her along?
New York Minute
What can happen in just one day? A lot of things, in fact, and they can be really unexpected! Jane and Roxy, twin sisters, had exactly one of those days full of “surprises.” Each of them had her own really important plans for this day, but at one point things just got out of hand.
Here’s another story about two sisters who, as people say, were born with silver spoons in their mouths. After their father’s death, they inherited a multimillion-dollar makeover and a successful cosmetic company. Yet one manufacturing scandal puts the sisters’ stable position at risk.
Just Love Me
Tylko mnie kochaj
A kind movie of Polish production. Michal, the main character, is a successful architect. At first glance, he has everything a person can dream of. But he’s alone, and he spends his evenings watching TV. Yet his routine comes to an end when a small girl comes to his house and says he’s her dad.
This movie’s plot is based on the novel of the same name by French writer Irène Némirovsky. It tells about a married French woman, Lucile, who unexpectedly falls in love with a German commander.
The Age of Adaline
There’s nothing to hide: almost all women dream to always stay young and beautiful. The main character of this movie gets this wonderful chance. But is it really such a big dream — to watch year after year how all the people she loves get older and die?
This movie shows a difficult situation which Jane and her ex-husband, Jake, face: they got involved. Again. The problem is, Jake is already married, and Jane likes another man. But is it a second chance to build their happiness? Sometimes life can surprise us all.
Deck the Halls
Buddy Hall realizes that his house doesn’t look as impressive from space as his neighbor’s (Steve Finch) mansion. Hall decides to decorate his house with bright illuminations that will be seen from space for sure. Mr. Finch does not find this idea pleasing as he wants his house to be the most beautiful in the neighborhood.