THE PIANO (2002) | Roman Polanski | the director's finest achievement, and elevates Adrien Brody (Oscar win for Best Actor 2002) to eminence in his representation of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew who survived the Nazi occupation of Warsaw.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American fantasy drama film. -This memorable film is a compelling exploration of life, death, and the enduring power of love. This movie makes me rethink my life...
If you read Roald Dahl's book, then you'll notice Tim Burton has almost lifted every scene and line verbatim from the pages to make this incredible movie. Yes, I love the Gene Wilder version as well. But as for staying true to the story, this film wins outright.
Life Is Beautiful (1998) - Synopsis: Benigni's Guido is so intent on believing that life is--and should be--beautiful, he goes to great lengths to ensure that vision for his wife and, particularly, his son.