Sunday, May 8, 2011




Stella Dallas (1937)


This old classic has elements of drama and romance. The story is about a sacrificing mother Barbara Stanwyck, the lead actress made the emotions seem as natural, real and raw as they could possibly be.

Son of Two Mothers Or the Comedy of Innocence (2000)


It is a dramatic and a good comedy of a boy who comes to know he has two mothers. Trouble erupts in the story when Camille's (the son) friends decide to remove the second mother from the scene.

Auntie Mame (1963)


It is an evergreen movie which highlights the love between Mame and her orphan nephew - Patrick. His father designated an executor to his will to protect the boy from Mame's unconditional perspective.

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)


A real life story based on the memoir by Beverly Donofrio. The movie follows the story of a young woman, dreaming to be a writer, madly falls in love with a boy at the age of 15 and discovers after quite a while that she's pregnant. Her marriage begins to fall apart as Ray (her husband) face hardships and troubles while holding a job and ultimately gets addicted to drugs.

Mrs Miniver  (1942)


A moving tale of a courageous, gentle middle-class British family and its struggle to survive during WWII. A classic that garnered six Academy Awards, it's recognized for contributions to the Allied effort. Contains one of the most powerful orations in the film history, delivered by Wilcoxon, who portrayed the vicar. Followed by "The Miniver Story." Adapted from Jan Struther's book.

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