We brought the theme loneliness to this list, indicating films that explain several of the basic concepts of the theme on a positive side. The idea here is to balance the common social notion of loneliness as something negative and extremely destructive to the individual, with films that show how in certain occasions loneliness can, yes, present several positive elements to the human being. They are works of the most diverse genres and decades, with plots that capture from loneliness as a figure present in a large metropolis to the subject invading the life of a methodical criminal. Let’s go to the list!
10º – Mary and Max (Adam Elliot, 2009)The film explores the friendship between an old man and a small girl, both inserted in a solitary and dull routine. Nurturing a melancholic aura for the development of plot events, the work is sweet and smooth, bringing unpleasant components of human life in a beautiful, almost poetic way.
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