We’ve selected ten sensitive films about the thrill of living that will make you love life again. The indicated films are inserted exclusively in the genre of drama, bringing powerful plots on the most diverse ramifications of life, punctuating on the most positive aspects found in the human being and in existence. Let’s go to the list!
10º – Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio De Sica, 1948)In the midst of the harsh Italian post-war reality, a poor father and his son have their bicycle stolen. The film will gain all its substance by showing this family’s search for the bicycle. Sweet and touching, ‘Bicycle Thieves’ is one of the greatest exponents of Italian cinema in history, working with a powerful story in all its aspects about the consequences of large and extreme acts in the lives of ordinary people.
9º – Scent of a Woman (Martin Brest, 1992)A young student in need of money accepts the job of caring for a bitter retired military man who is blind: ‘Scent of a Woman’ investigates the roots of man’s wandering behavior, always making the counterpoint with the figure of the young student as an opportunity for redemption. A formidable performance by Al Pacino that earned him an Oscar for best actor.
8º – The Elephant Man (David Lynch, 1980)A doctor ends up discovering the figure of a completely disfigured young man regarded as a simple circus aberration. Conceptually sad and disturbing, the film questions the destructive social values contained in the most diverse individuals, provoking the viewer with exciting scenes.
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