In the world of Comedy and endless romantic Comedy there is a place and the stories of the adult heroes. Here are five films about their challenges and joys, goals and achievements, about how at any age to seek and obtain pleasure from life.
"Girls from a calendar" (Calendar Girls), 2003.
Eighty seven million four hundred seventy two thousand four hundred eleven
When the husband of Annie Clarke John dies from leukaemia, her close friend decides to honor the memory of John and to buy a sofa for the room of a public hospital where he was treated, but they didn't have enough money. To raise money, Chris has an idea to pose for a calendar in the Nude. She convinces her friends of the "Female society" to make a calendar with her (the youngest one of them about fifty years). The film is based on a true story. Starring Helen Mirren and Julie Walters.
"1 + 1" ("Untouchable," The Intouchables), 2011.
Eighty nine million seven hundred thirty thousand four hundred twenty five
Paralyzed rich aristocrat Philippe, who became disabled after he crashed his paraglider, looking for a helper who needs to take care of him. One of the candidates, black Driss, don't need a job — he wants a written refusal to receive unemployment benefits. But suddenly it Philip takes the job. Between him and Philip friendships. The film is based on a true story. Starring françois cluzet and Omar Sy.
"The Marigold Hotel. The best exotic marigold hotel" (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), 2011.
Eighty one million five hundred ninety nine thousand three hundred thirty six
A small group of British retirees gets an offer to resettle in a luxury nursing home in Indian Jaipur. For different reasons, they accept this unusual offer and travel to exotic and unfamiliar country. However, upon arrival, they discover that in reality, the marigold hotel managed by a young man named Sonny, far from pictures in the brochure. However, the inconveniences pale into insignificance to the extent that, as older people are getting to know each other. Starring Judi Dench and bill Nighy. The movie has a second part — "the marigold Hotel. The settlement proceeds" (The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel).
"Woman in gold" (Woman in Gold), 2009.
Seventy two million four hundred four thousand three hundred twenty five
The story of Maria Altmann, who tries to get justice is to return values, taken from her family by the Nazis a few decades ago. Among the cultural heritage of woman famous painting of Gustav Klimt "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer", sometimes called "Golden Adele". Together with an inexperienced but plucky young lawyer, the woman is trying to prove their rights to ancestral heritage. Starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds.
"Quartet" (Quartet), 2012.
Twenty two million eight hundred forty five thousand eight hundred ninety seven
The action develops in a nursing home the artists of the Opera stage. Every year on 10 October with a concert here to celebrate the birthday of Verdi. Newly arrived resident, in the past, the diva and the former wife of one of the residents of the house, flatly refuses to take part in it. But the show still held. Starring Maggie Smith and Billy Connolly, directed by Dustin Hoffman.