Tag: Lasse Hallström

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009) 8.1

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009)

Storyline:Commuting by train, music professor Parker Wilson finds an Akita puppy, whose cage broke unnoticed during shipping, leaving his destination unknown, and since the station can't care for it and the dog catche...

An Unfinished Life (2005) 7

An Unfinished Life (2005)

Storyline:To escape an abusive boyfriend, without announcing her plans in advance, Jean Gilkyson takes her young daughter Griff to the Wyoming ranch of her father-in-law, Einar. Jean and Einar are disaffected, as he b...

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) 7.8

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

Storyline:What's Eating Gibert Grape is a beautifully shot movie of tenderness, caring and self-awareness that is set amongst the fictional working class one street town Endora. Centred around the Grape family Ellen a...

Dear John (2010) 6.3

Dear John (2010)

Storyline:South Carolina US Army Special operations soldier John is on summer leave from his German base, visiting his widowed father. Being gallant on the pier, he befriends college student Savannah, a college studen...

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011) 6.8

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

Storyline:A visionary sheik believes his passion for the peaceful pastime of salmon fishing can enrich the lives of his people, and he dreams of bringing the sport to the not so fish-friendly desert. Willing to spare ...

Chocolat (2000) 7.3

Chocolat (2000)

Storyline:When a single mother and her six-year-old daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop - with Sunday hours - across the street from the local church, they are met with some skepticism. But as soon...

Safe Haven (2013) 6.7

Safe Haven (2013)

Storyline:When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avo...

The Cider House Rules (1999) 7.4

The Cider House Rules (1999)

Storyline:Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he becomes the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who imparts his full medical knowledge on Homer, who becomes a skilled, albeit unlicense...

A Dog’s Purpose (2017) 7

A Dog’s Purpose (2017)

Storyline:Lasse Hallström "The Hundred-Foot Journey" directed this adaptation of the best-selling novel of the same name by W. Bruce Cameron, which follows a dog voiced by Josh Gad as he is reincarnated as different b...

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) 7.3

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Storyline:The family of talented cook, Hassan Kadam, has a life filled with both culinary delights and profound loss. Drifting through Europe after fleeing political violence in India that killed the family restaurant...