8º – The Savages (Tamara Jenkins, 2007)Two brothers are forced to meet to find an asylum for their father with dementia onset. Together, the three, each in their own way, will have to deal with ghosts of the past and the very substantial figure of the present. Conceived with a melancholy aura that dominates each event of the plot, ‘The Savages’ is a film about the erratic compendium of an individual’s life, exposing a significant history and permeated by nuances, also featuring masterful performances by Laura Linney and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
7º – The Straight Story (David Lynch, 1999)After discovering that his brother is ill, an old man decides to cross the country on a small tractor to find the familiar. David Lynch’s most unusual (or normal) work, ‘The Straight Story’ is simple in its decisions, bringing an exciting and irredeemable story.
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