There is a fine line between “being informed” and “being overloaded with information” – a line that is crossed many times in times as dark as today. In some situations it is necessary to measure exactly how much news a person is able to absorb without seriously affecting mental health, an aspect we should all be looking at now. This is why, although we are in such a complex and delicate public policy moment, it is also important to remember that it is normal to want a moment of peace and not to think about tragedies.
Come to think of it, CinePOP has listed 11 very good humor movies, with light, joyful and inspiring stories that will make you restore your faith in humanity a bit to recover.
The film that introduced the world to the talented and charming Brooklynn Prince tells the story of a mother and daughter who live in a tiny room in a roadside hotel outside of Orlando, Florida. . In it, director Sean Baker denounces social marginalization, with a powerful contrast between the families who frequent Disney parks and those who live in precarious conditions around them. Although the theme is harsh, Prince lights up the screen with his charisma and great conversations with Willem Dafoe and Bria Vinaite, who plays his mother – found on Instagram!
“Project Florida” is available on Prime Video.
A classic from John Hughes’ 1980s comedies, Clube dos Cinco completely accompanies five young men who end up being forced to live together when punished with school detention on the same sunny Saturday afternoon. Throughout the day, they get to know each other better and understand the stereotypes around them and how they can break them. It’s a movie that takes on the importance of unity very judiciously, and interestingly, it gets pretty temporal during quarantine.
‘Clube dos Cinco’ is available on Netflix.
Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s most famous film tells the story of a young woman who leaves the French countryside and goes in search of a new life in Paris, and sees her life change completely when she finds a mysterious little one. box in his apartment and goes looking. the owner of the object. The gesture makes him rethink his attitudes and transforms the film into an essay on inspiration, mutual aid and bond. How not to love?
“The fabulous destination of Amélie Poulain” is available on Telecine Play and Prime Video.
‘Forrest Gump – The Storyteller’
Run, Forrest, run!
The inspiring and optimistic story of Forrest Gump, a boy who, despite his slow thinking, never stopped chasing and achieving his goals. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, it is a film about the search for the meaning of life by small gestures.
‘Forrest Gump – The Storyteller’ is available on Netflix, Prime Video, and Globoplay.
‘With love, Simon’
Majority-style teen romantic comedy about sexual discovery, the story follows a gay boy who is yet to date, and things get complicated when he falls in love with an anonymous person he trades with. mysterious letters. It’s the kind of sweet, innocent, honest movie that would have made a difference to many adults who didn’t have something like it when they were in their stages of discovery.
“With Love, Simon” is available on Telecine Play.
The quintessential cute Hollywood kid who shouldn’t be able to grow up, Jacob Tremblay stars in this adaptation of RJ Palacio’s book about a boy with a facial distortion, who has to face the terrible world of children head-on when he starts dating. ordinary school, instead of being educated only by the mother, at home. During his new journey, Auggie discovers valuable lessons about love, tolerance and companionship.
“Extraordinaire” is available on Telecine Play.
This is for you who have not believed in love. The documentary tells the story of Terry Donahue and Pat Henschel, who hid the relationship for over 60 years and only took it over by families after so many decades together. The film follows the two who face mobility challenges and undergo routine changes as Terry’s health begins to deteriorate. This is love, reader.
“Secret and Forbidden” is available on Netflix.
Comedy, drama, romance and music come together in this 2018 feature film starring Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Sasha Lane, Toni Collette and Ted Danson in the cast. The film tells the story of a record store owner and his daughter, who tries to convince them to form a band with him after a song goes viral. While the feature didn’t get much importance in Brazil, it made its debut at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and racked up 91% approval in the Rotten Tomatoes aggregator, being highly regarded for the sense of coziness it gave. ‘it brings and for the great family dynamic between Offerman and Clemons.
“Hearts Beating High” is available on HBO Go.
Paul Thomas Anderson released “Magnolia” in 1999 and even today, more than two decades later, it’s hard to think of a movie that evokes as much emotion as this one. Yes, they last over 3 hours (with one of Tom Cruise’s best performances) in a story that mixes events and big coincidences, assuming there is more than luck in those events. How much do we touch people’s lives? What influenced each decision? It is true that Paul Thomas Anderson is racking up hits and new classics like few others, but this one in particular is really here so you won’t be forgotten.
“Magnólia” is available on HBO Go.
One of the most invigorating romantic dramas of the early 2010s, this adaptation took Emma Watson off the wings of Hermione Granger and tells the story of Charlie, a shy young man who tries to leave behind the traumas of the passed with new help. friendships. Stephen Chbosky is consecrated with a double on this list with this film which has one of the most memorable scenes in cinema with David Bowie’s “Heroes” and brings a very welcome message about inner peace as well.
“The Benefits of Being Invisible” is available on Prime Video.
How not to fall in love with the human versions of Brazil’s most beloved band? “Laços” very gently adapts the graphic novel by brothers Vitor and Lu Cafaggi and is that injection of affection and comfort that everyone needs from time to time. If you haven’t seen it yet, leave without fear that there will soon be more!
“Turma da Mônica – Laços” is available on Telecine Play.
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