Movie Poster Cliches: Big heads in the sky over tiny people on the beach

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Turning Green (2005)
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Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself... (85 mins.)
 
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Fugitive Pieces (2007)
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A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada. (104 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Podeswa
 
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The Last Song (2010)
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A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect. (107 mins.)
 
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Sarah's Key (2010)
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In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942. (111 mins.)
 
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Two Weeks (2006)
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In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick... (102 mins.)
Director: Steve Stockman
 
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Closed for Winter (2009)
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Tells the story of a woman's journey to overcome the events of the past and to find a way to move on. It is a story of dark secrets and the power of and celebration of letting go. (85 mins.)
Director: James Bogle
 
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Up Close & Personal (1996)
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An ambitious young woman, determined to build a career in TV journalism, gets good advice from her first boss, and they fall in love. (124 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
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When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. (131 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
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Tomorrow Is Today (2006)
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A drama-romance about love, loss and survival at the New Jersey Shore. When young Julie Peterson saves the life of a hapless drifter, she begins the quest to save him emotionally as well, and give him the ultimate gift of hope. Battling an emotionally flawed local Sheriff who wants Jerdon out of town, and a young admirer who is jealous of her relationship with the drifter, secrets are revealed, and Julie sparks a chain of events that will change the lives of those around her, forever. (98 mins.)
 
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Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)
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The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United. (118 mins.)
Director: Danny Cannon
 
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Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
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Charlie's brother, Sam, dies in a car crash that Charlie survives. Charlie is given the gift of seeing his dead brother, but when the girl he falls in love with's life is at risk, he must choose between his girlfriend and his brother. (99 mins.)
Director: Burr Steers
 
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Forever Young (1992)
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During a cryogenics test, a pilot frozen in 1939 awakes in 1992 but time is running out, as his body starts to age rapidly. (102 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
 
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Moondance Alexander (2007)
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The curiously named, Moondance Alexander is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is... (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Damian
 
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Surviving Picasso (1996)
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The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life. (125 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
 
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All the Pretty Horses (2000)
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Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter. (116 mins.)
 
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Shanghai Triad (1995)
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A provincial boy related to a Shanghai crime family is recruited by his uncle into cosmopolitan Shanghai in the 1930s to be a servant to a ganglord's mistress. (108 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
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Walk on Water (2004)
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Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal. (103 mins.)
Director: Eytan Fox
 
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Duane Hopwood (2005)
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A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late. (84 mins.)
Director: Matt Mulhern
 
19.
City of Angels (1998)
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Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels. (114 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling