Aesthetically Pleasing Movies and Films

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1.
Nostalgia (1983)
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A Russian poet and his interpreter travel to Italy to research the life of an 18th-century composer. (125 mins.)
“ The entire movie is beautiful, but; the scene at the beginning with the CANDLES and the BIRDS...absolutely speechless. Really good film, besides. ” - chinjewel
 
2.
One Hundred Days After Childhood (1975)
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A group of Russian teenagers spend their summer at a summer camp. Mitia falls in love and gets so occupied with his own problems that he forgets the others. (94 mins.)
Director: Sergey Solovev
“ SO BEAUTIFUL! It's sort of like Moonrise Kingdom 1.0, but no filmmakers today could ever make a film this beautiful; nowadays aesthetics are all about lighting and props, but this movie is about NATURAL beauty, beauty that exists. ” - chinjewel
 
3.
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
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A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid-1970s. (97 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
“ pretty ” - chinjewel
 
4.
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
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During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
5.
Cracks (2009)
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A look at the lives and relationships among girls at an elite boarding school. (104 mins.)
Director: Jordan Scott
“ this is why I love Maria Valverde ” - chinjewel
 
6.
Innocence (2004)
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A look inside an offbeat boarding school for young girls. (122 mins.)
 
7.
A Room with a View (1985)
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When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperone Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views... (117 mins.)
Director: James Ivory
“ George's butt is like a DREAM ” - chinjewel
 
8.
Daisies (1966)
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Two girls try to understand the meaning of the world and their life. (74 mins.)
Director: Vera Chytilová
“ girl-positive, too, which makes it 100x better :) ” - chinjewel
 
9.
The Secret Garden (1993)
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Living in India, Mary Lennox, a young, privileged girl, is left orphaned when her parents are killed in an earthquake... (101 mins.)
 
10.
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)
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An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter. (113 mins.)
Director: Yasujirô Ozu
 
11.
Never Let Me Go (2010)
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The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood, when the reality of the world they live in comes knocking. (103 mins.)
Director: Mark Romanek
“ TOMMYYYYYYYY ” - chinjewel
 
12.
The Makioka Sisters (1983)
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This sensuously beautiful film chronicles the activities of four sisters who gather in Kyoto every year to view the cherry blossoms... (140 mins.)
Director: Kon Ichikawa
“ pri-deeeeeee! ” - chinjewel
 
13.
Grey Gardens (1975 Documentary)
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An old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton. (94 mins.)
“ da style in dis movie is da bomb ” - chinjewel
 
14.
Two in the Shadow (1967)
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A man falls in love with the widow of a man he killed in a car accident. Eventually she falls in love with him in return. (108 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
15.
Dreams (1990)
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A collection of tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa. (119 mins.)
Director: Akira Kurosawa
 
16.
Jane Eyre (2011)
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A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret. (120 mins.)
 
17.
The Saddest Boy in the World (2006 Short Film)
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Timothy Higgins, the saddest boy in the world, prepares to hang himself at his ninth birthday party. (13 mins.)
Director: Jamie Travis
 
18.
Harold and Maude (1971)
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. (91 mins.)
Director: Hal Ashby
 
19.
Norwegian Wood (2010)
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Toru recalls his life in the 1960s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki's girlfriend, and another woman, the outgoing, lively Midori. (133 mins.)
Director: Tran Anh Hung
 
20.
The Hours (2002)
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The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Daldry
 
21.
Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
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At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed. (94 mins.)