Tagged: mood: enlightened

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All About Lily Chou-Chou

Shunji Iwai’s ode to disengaged youths that searched for meaningful connection in online forums, as we follow the unraveling of a bunch of teens who grow isolated from each other and find solace in the mysterious and enigmatic Lily.

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Kubo and the Two Strings

Laika’s most recent outing, Kubo and the Two Strings, hit all the right notes for me in terms of emotional hooks and visual wonder.

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Face (Japanese Film)

Face is the darkly comic story of a socially awkward seamstress who is forced to fend for herself after tragedy strikes her family.

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Baahubali: The Beginning

A tale of revenge, honor and bravery sprinkled with majestic visuals, musical numbers, epic battles and beautiful scenes of decapitations, only the way Rajamouli can do.

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Kung Fu Panda 3

Po will have to rediscover who he is, after meeting the father we all thought had died, as he sets out to master Chi to stop a spirit warrior from taking other warriors’ life force.

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Room (2015)

A boy and his mother spent five years of their lives trapped in an equipped garden shed in the middle of who-knows-where, until they play their escape.

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Au revoir l’été (2013)

Au revoir l’été is a delicate coming-of-age story that follows a young woman named Sakuko as she visits her quiet seaside town and forms relationships with the locals.