Still Alice, 2014
Alice, How scary for a linguistics professor to wake up one day and realize she’s forgetting words. While losing the names of loved ones and familiar names due to her rapidly progressing Alzheimer’s disease, Alice still remembers that she is a happy person. This is an amazing film that is definitely worth watching to remind yourself, once again, that every moment in life has value.
Have you ever had the urge to drop everything and walk away? Where do you just walk forward, on foot, wherever your eyes can see? Broken after her mother’s death and difficult divorce, Reese Witherspoon’s heroine embarks on a walking journey to forget the past and be reborn like a phoenix from the ashes. And though her adventures will be far from fun and enjoyable, they will help her in her struggle to find her true self.
Ma Ma, 2015
Do you recognize it? Yes, that’s Penelope Cruz. In Ma Ma, the actress played the role of a talented teacher and loving mother Magda, who gathers all her strength to defeat the disease and regain her right to live and be happy.
A Woman in Gold, 2015
The main character (Helen Mirren) has experienced pain and separation in her life. But now she is trying to get justice by returning a Gustav Klimt painting to her family. This is the story of one woman’s struggle against an entire state. A film about values and the past worth honoring and remembering.
Mad Max, 2015
Although the film has a male name, the protagonist is unequivocally a woman. A woman in a post-apocalyptic world who was able to succeed and then actually raise a revolution. The gorgeous Charlize Theron embodied the image of an angry woman seeking her own paradise, saving her kind from an uneducated bigoted society. And even though she has so much pain and suffering in her eyes and a metal prosthetic arm, she is still beautiful and feminine.
Age of Adaline, 2015
What does it feel like to outlive a loved one? How does it feel to never age, to forbid yourself from getting close to people, and to constantly move from place to place so that no one finds out your secret? How does it feel to see your only daughter grow up before your eyes, and to know that she will go to another world before you do? “The Age of Adaline” is a heartwarming romantic film, while also being very beautiful.