Archive for January, 2009

Amélie

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Amélie is a 2001 French film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and starring Audrey Tautou. Its original French title is Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain which literally translates as “The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain”.
It’s a story about a girl named Amélie that never had got any real life contact with other people. This leads Amélie to resort to her own fantastical world and dreams. Later she becomes a young woman and moves to the central part of Paris as a waitress. She finds a lost treasure and she decides to return it to his owner. After seeing his reaction she decides to spend her life helping people around her. But then she realizes that is leaving of side her own life so she thinks she should take a move on it, become more aggressive and capture the beauty of love she has always dreamed of.

This is my favourite one. I love the way of transmitting the story, the actors, the sentences they say and each sequence of the movie.

The sweetest thing

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The Sweetest Thing is a 2002 romantic comedy film directed by Roger Kumble and written by Nancy Pimental, with characters like Cameron Diaz, Selma Blair, Christina Applegate, Thomas Jane, Frank Grillo, and Jason Bateman.

This plot begins when Christina Walters and Courtney Rockcliffe decide to take her friend  Jane Burns’ on a girl’s night out because of  her depression after broking with her boyfriend. During that evening Walters meets Peter Donahue  and falls for him and Christina and Courney spend the rest of th movie chasing him down. 

There are some songs and coreographies accompanying the movie that make you have a good time.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a 1961 American film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, and featuring Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, and Mickey Rooney. It was directed by Blake Edwards.

Paul Varjak moves into a New York apartment building and becomes intrigued by his pretty, quirky neighbor Holly Golightly. Holly’s lifestyle confuses and fascinates Paul; in public she flits through parties with a sexy, sophisticated air, but when they’re alone she changes into a sweetly and vulnerable girl.

It was such a good film that got two Oscars among other prizes. If you like Audrey Hepburn and her films, you will be charmed with this one. The best is what he says to her at the end.