10 Life-Changing Movies to Watch When You’re Depressed
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1. Erin Brockovich (Steven Soderbergh, 2000)
Looking for a job, a woman discovers an assistant position in a law firm, getting a place in the company. There, she will discover new talents as well as help several people. Nourishing a motivational aura, the film presents a lightweight plot, supported by some of the best qualities a human being can have. Here, Julia Roberts has the performance of her career interpreting the central character of the story.
2. Amélie (Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001)
The film explores the trajectory of a young woman, disfigured from her social environment in the world, showing all the intricacies that comprise her unique way of acting. Coming from the great French cinema, the film has an atmosphere that uses a magic model for each resolution of history, making itself always very pleasant.
3. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (John Hughes, 1986)
A teen decides to take a day off from school, pretending to be sick to his parents. However, the teenager does not intend to spend a sunny day like the one locked at home. And to enjoy the day, he will count on the presence of his best friend and his girlfriend. ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ is the greatest exponent of the 1980s in cinema. A film that brings together the best of that decade, still mixing its plot with strong philosophical concepts.
4. Rushmore (Wes Anderson, 1998)
We will follow the everyday student life of a teenager completely different from the ordinary, seeing the young man fall in love with a teacher, start a friendship with a middle-aged man and also deal with the nuances of his relationship with his best friend. Directed by Wes Anderson, ‘Rushmore’ is a comedy that can portray the turbulence of adolescence, managing to mitigate the more rustic events of the stage by mild exposure of scenes.
5. Almost Famous (Cameron Crowe, 2000)
A teenager has the opportunity to follow the tour of a rock band in order to write an article for a magazine. ‘Almost Famous’ is concise in its history and dynamic in its triggering of scenes resulting in a great movie. Here we explore a positive side of the exaggerations of adolescence, showing how important this can be for the development of the individual.
6. Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell, 2012)
An unstable and unstable man, after a passage through a psychological institution, finds in the figure of a young woman the strength to overcome the difficulties of her life. Nurturing a motivational aura from beginning to end, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ is a light drama about the adaptive power of the human being. A film that will surely cause you a pleasant feeling to end.
7. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chbosky, 2012)
Based on the book by Stephen Chbosky (who also directs this work), the film presents the social and psychological compendium of the life of a teenager entering a new cycle in his journey in the world. Having to deal with recent ghosts of the past, the adolescent will see new friendships and passions erupt and, at the same time, new external and internal conflicts. ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ can portray, always in a very romanticized way, the greatest dilemmas of the adolescence period, still counting on safe performances and a skilful direction.
8. Good Will Hunting (Gus Van Sant, 1997)
A professor at an important American college ends up, by mere chance, discovering an invaluable talent in a young janitor who is out of place. By glimpsing this talent as well as destructive behavior, the teacher decides to seek the help of an old friend psychologist for the young man. ‘Good Will Hunting’ is intelligent and sensitive in his onslaughts, working with a story that shows how all individuals need to take special care for the full development of their qualities.
9. Inside Out (Pete Docter, 2015)
Proposing to the spectator a unique history, this animation puts us to experience several fragments of a woman’s life, going through her childhood until her adolescence. However, the unique initiative here is to bring these fragments through the eyes of the young woman’s psychological processes. Simplified, of course, we will have access to Joy, Sorrow, Anger, Fear and Disgust, all these forms of emotion giving room for personifications in caricature characters. ‘Inside Out’ is an animation that works with the best that the world has to offer to each scene. A funny work, well done and that still presents to the viewer sweet way some restlessness of our lives.