Tag: despair

Lancelot of the Lake (1974) 7

Lancelot of the Lake (1974)

Storyline:A million miles away from 'Camelot' or 'Excalibur', this film ruthlessly strips the Arthurian legend down to its barest essentials. Arthur's knights, far from being heroic, are conniving and greedy men who, ...

I’ve Got Issues (2019) 6.3

I’ve Got Issues (2019)

Storyline:A comedy about despair and what to do with it.User Reviews:

Collateral Beauty (2016) 6.8

Collateral Beauty (2016)

Storyline:When a successful New York City advertising executive suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by ...

Oslo, August 31st (2011) 7.6

Oslo, August 31st (2011)

Storyline:Anders is a recovering drug addict in an Oslo rehab clinic. On 30 August, he is given a day's leave to attend a job interview in the city center. After visiting his friend Thomas, he proceeds to his appointm...

The Good Book (2014) 6

The Good Book (2014)

Storyline:A small New Testament passes through the hands of fourteen strangers. For seven of the individuals, their lives will never be the same.User Reviews: Someone must have seen Tales Of Manhattan where a tuxedo c...

La Grande Illusion (1937) 8.1

La Grande Illusion (1937)

Storyline:During 1st WW, two French officers are captured. Captain De Boeldieu is an aristocrat while Lieutenant Marechal was a mechanic in civilian life. They meet other prisoners from various backgrounds, as Rosenth...

Tales of the Black Freighter (Video 2009) 7.1

Tales of the Black Freighter (Video 2009)

Storyline:A mariner survives an attack from the dreaded pirates of the Black Freighter, but his struggle to return home to warn it has a horrific cost.User Reviews: I'm really glad that Tales from the Black Freighter ...

NiNoKuni (2019) 6.6

NiNoKuni (2019)

Storyline:High schooler Yuu and his friend Haru get involved in a case involving his childhood friend Kotona, which forces them to go back and forth between another world that is different but is somewhat similar to t...

The Iceman Cometh (1973) 6.5

The Iceman Cometh (1973)

Storyline:Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free ...

1 Out of 7 (2012) 6.0

1 Out of 7 (2012)

Storyline:Runaway teen Lexi find herself alone and pregnant on the streets. Seemingly beyond hope, she must turn to Devon, a woman with her own demons, to help her find a way back from her past mistakes.User Reviews:

Dodes’ka-den (1970) 7.1

Dodes’ka-den (1970)

Storyline:By turns tragic and transcendent, Akira Kurosawa’s film follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the outskirts of Tokyo. Yet as desperate as their circumstances are, each ...

Lights in the Dusk (2006) 6.7

Lights in the Dusk (2006)

Storyline:Koistenin is a sad sack, a man without affect or friends. He's a night-watchman in Helsinki with ideas of starting his own business, but nothing to go with those intentions. He sometimes talks a bit with a w...

Marquis de Sade’s Justine (1969) 5.3

Marquis de Sade’s Justine (1969)

Storyline:Left without a family and a few crowns each, cloistered sisters Juliette and her innocent chaste sibling Justine are forced to leave the nunnery's protection, and for the first time in their life, dwell by t...

Bicycle Thieves (1948) 8.3

Bicycle Thieves (1948)

Storyline:Ricci, an unemployed man in the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, gets at last a good job - for which he needs a bike - hanging up posters. But soon his bicycle is stolen. He and his son walk the streets...

Gravity (2013) 7.7

Gravity (2013)

Storyline:Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a see...

Something Wild (1961) 6.8

Something Wild (1961)

Storyline:Mary Ann Robinson, a young woman living in The Bronx, New York, with her neurotic, overbearing mother and kindly but ineffectual stepfather, is raped while walking home one night. Keeping the attack to herse...