19 profound films about loneliness, thought-provoking
What is loneliness? For someone- a heavy cross, for someone-a time for rest and reflection, for someone – a severe need.
While most still tend to regard loneliness as a negative thing.
Like it or not, will help to understand a selection of films about loneliness that makes one think about the importance and meaning of loneliness.
1. Outcast (Cast Away 2000)Fifty four million two hundred twenty four thousand three hundred thirty
The hero of this picture, Chuck Nolan, — the employee of the world famous shipping service "Federal Express". Chuck — scrupulous practices and incorrigible pedant. Life Nolan, senior inspector of international offices, "Fedex" painted by the minute. And those precious minutes are sorely lacking neither in personal life nor on the woman... But the merciless fate made Nolan's take another look at his allotted time... the Plane, which travels Chuck, crashes into the ocean.
2. I am legend (I Am Legend 2007)
In the near future, scientists have found a cure for cancer, but miscalculated: after testing 99% of the population has become a contagious ghouls mutants. Dr. Robert Neville entered in the remaining percentage of healthy people. A day in the company of true Samantha he walks through the empty new York city, picturesquely overgrown with weeds, preys on antelope and set traps for the infected, and in the night barricaded in the mansion, trying to develop a vaccine and sends the broadcast message to the possible survivors. To no avail.
3. Gran Torino (Gran Torino 2008)
A retired mechanic Walt Kowalski spends days, fix something around the house, drinking beer and once a month going to the hairdresser. Although last wish of his recently deceased wife was committing an confession, Walt — hardened veteran of the Korean war, always holding his rifle at the ready, to admit in General. Yes and no one to whom he would trust to the full extent that trusts his dog Daisy. All those people, whom he had once called their neighbors...
4. Lost in translation (Lost in Translation 2003)Seventy four million nine hundred ninety thousand eight hundred one
Tokyo, night, luxury bar of an expensive hotel... Here, escaping from insomnia, there are two Americans: television actor Bob Harris and pretty young woman Charlotte. After, they embark together on a journey through the Japanese capital. During his hours-long walks Bob and Charlotte fall in funny stories and unexpected twists and turns, getting acquainted with the locals. The life of the Eastern world offer Americans bright and unfamiliar faces.
5. Into the wild (Into the Wild 2007)
The film tells the real story of Christopher McCandless, a young man from a very wealthy family who, rejecting the material values of modern society, transferred all his money to charity, and he became a drifter. For the past two years under the name of Alexander Superbridge, he traveled to the United States and Mexico, worked at odd jobs, met different people who changed his life, till finally I was in Alaska.
6. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004)
Finally invented a machine that allows you to get rid of any memories. Joel and Clementine decide to throw each other out of my head. But the memory of Joel is still alive the most tender moments of their feelings. The less he remembers, the more he loves. Realizing that he just loves Clementine, Joel tries to find a way to return his memories. Not yet too late... He must defeat the hated computer brain at all costs!
7. The old man and the sea (The Old Man and the Sea 1958)
Spencer Tracy played Santiago, a Cuban fisherman, a man of hard physical labor to earn their living in the daily struggle with the elements. All consider him a fool, but Manolo, a neighbor boy, who every morning brings coffee, and respects him. They're both stubborn romanticism. Most of the time Tracy is on screen one is struggling with a huge fish, which, if to take to the Bank, will be the largest prey in his life. This struggle and its outcome make up the plot, full of irony, sadness and pride.
8. Spider (Spider 2002)Two million three hundred forty nine thousand five hundred fifty six
After spending 20 years in a home for the insane, weird and unsociable Dennis Clegg returns to the darkest alleys of the East End, where he spent his childhood. Like a spider, he picks the web of memories enveloped his sick mind, re-perceivable and fear that have become his only friends at home, more like hell. Are you brave enough to reveal a rusted door of his consciousness to the darkness to see pictures of the life of the lone Spider?
9. Taxi Driver (Taxi Driver 1976)
Dim light blind lanterns, skeletons factory chimneys, choking in their own smoke. The tower of Babel skyscrapers, all of this — hell New time, new York. A veteran of the Vietnam war, Travis Bickle has its lonely taxi the night streets of infinite city, and before him unfolds a dark panorama of human sins. As the old Testament prophet, he hopes that one day heaven will be sent to the ground saving the rain that will clear new York from centuries of dirt.
10. One hour photo (One Hour Photo 2002)
Seymour Parrish is a quiet recluse, working in the darkroom. He has achieved excellence in their field, making the photos the best quality, but in the privacy of Parrish all dull and gloomy as black-and-white picture. The Yorkin family has year after year use the services of Seymour, satisfied with the quality of its work. And Parrish is not a joke, fascinated by the illusion of the aura of happiness, which hovers around a prosperous family. Soon his fascination grows into obsession.
11. History of Paris (Dans Paris 2006)
Paul after a bad breakup with his girlfriend he moves to his father's house, which is locked in a room, his younger brother Jonathan, and depressed. Take him out of this state is trying to all relatives, which, unfortunately, nobody gets it. Even mother, who specially came to console her eldest child, hands down. Finally, after a conversation with a girl, Paul realizes that everything he has is his family, who are always ready to help him.
12. Edward Scissorhands (Edward Scissorhands 1990)Forty six million five hundred fifty three thousand four hundred eighty five
The famous sci-Fi romance from Director Tim Burton. Lonely old scientist has created a human being. But did not finish it until the end and died. We created them a young man not enough hands — instead, he sort of scissors — and he is forced to live in an abandoned house in solitude. But one day he meets a beautiful girl who could appreciate his kind heart...
13. The science of sleep (La science des rêves 2006)
Stephen is a reserved and shy young man who sees the incredibly inventive, bizarre and disturbing dreams, and threatening to break in real life. At the request of his mother, Stephen returns to France — the house where he spent his childhood. Mother promised him a new, interesting work: it would seem that life is finally beginning to smile at him. But Stephen's joy fades when he discovers that in fact his job is monotonous and boring routine.
14. Up (Up 2009)
78-year-old curmudgeon Carl Fredricksen believes that life passes him by. To fulfill the promise of his deceased wife, he decides to realize his dream of a great adventure by tying thousands of balloons to his house and flying away in the wilds of South America. Not flying and half a mile, the traveler discovers that he inadvertently picked up a very talkative and incorrigibly cheerful 8-year-old boy named Russell...
15. About Schmidt (About Schmidt 2002)
The story of Warren Schmidt's working in an insurance company. After retirement, he begins to rethink his life, trying to figure out whether he was able to achieve all of their dreams in a career, marriage and family life. The daughter of Warren almost never communicates with him, lives in Denver and is going to marry a man he disapproves of. What should I do? Schmidt travels across the country to stop this wedding, and at the same time find meaning in their own lives.
16. The sea inside (Mar adentro 2004)Thirty nine million six hundred five thousand one hundred fourteen
The real story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who, being completely paralyzed for nearly thirty years, 2 years fought for the right for voluntary withdrawal from life. The film tells about his relationship with two women: Julia, his lawyer and friend Rosa, who tries to convince Ramon that life is worth living. Power of love Ramona inspires women to actions that seemed to them impossible. Ramon, despite the desire for death, reveals to his friends and family the value and meaning of life.
17. Broken flowers (Broken Flowers 2005)
Morning for the elderly "don Juan" don Johnston begins with the fact that he gets another girlfriend sherry, lost faith in the fact that this man can create a family. Left alone, sorting mail, don discovers a pink envelope. In the letter the unknown reports that twenty years ago, after parting with Don, discovered that she was pregnant. Without recourse to don, raised a son, who is 19 years old. And the boy's mother was not informed who his father is...
18. Leaving Las Vegas (Leaving Las Vegas 1995)
If all of life seems like a nightmare. If a prolonged bout finally destroyed his career in a serious company. Maybe it makes sense to destroy everything that connected you to the past and start a new life? In glitzy and sinful Las Vegas. Among the glitter of night life that a single "moth" may be closer and more intimate of any psychoanalyst. Because she wants to save the poor drunkard from himself... Can this strange love to help both? Or to destroy both?
19. Dirt (Filth, 2013)
Bruce Robertson is a young man who is literally obsessed with sex and drugs, which runs the police. However, he chose that profession not in order to guard the tranquility of the citizens and to fight crime. The main criterion for him was the fact that the police can exert pressure on any person. Of course, this guy was a dirty COP exceeding his authority. But at one point, he was entrusted investigation of the murder.published