8º – Juno (Jason Reitman, 2007)A teenager ends up getting pregnant unexpectedly. Now, the girl will have to deal with the consequences of that fact, completely changing her life. Carrying on his scenes, ‘Juno’ manages to be pleasant without attenuating the concepts worked by the script.
7º – Midnight Cowboy (John Schlesinger, 1969)A young man from a small town decides to try life in a great metropolis, hoping to improve the quality of his day to day life and find good jobs. However, the reality of the place turns out to be much less pleasant than he had expected. Now, it is up to him to overcome the difficulties encountered, relying on the help of a frustrated con man. ‘Midnight Cowboy’ is sad to bring explicitly the way that the human being is psychologically shaken when faced with a great frustration. However, more than that, it shows how we managed to overcome the most diverse difficulties when we decided to join the figure of camaraderie.
6º – Life is Sweet (Mike Leigh, 1990)The film explores the intense daily lives of a middle-class London family. We will understand more about how each member of this family acts, glimpsing their pleasures and sufferings. Mike Leigh features a bold, powerful film in its overall offering with light and heavy moments. Here, more than the uncertainties of life, the film explores the attempt to ignore any problematic instances of the family’s daily life, always trying to change the course of their lives.
5º – Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee, 1989)We will break the day-to-day life of various characters, always against the background of the strong heat wave of Brooklyn. ‘Do the Right Thing’ is dazzling in its aesthetic construction, with plans that go beyond the usual understanding of history. The insertion of the film in this list is due to the fact of investigating the synthesis of the personages of the history, understanding on the social way of that place to act.
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