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Movies directed by Lasse Hallström

  • What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    What’s Eating Gibert Grape is a beautifully shot movie of tenderness, caring and self-awareness that is set amongst the fictional working class one street town Endora. Centred around the Grape family Ellen and Amy and their two brothers Arnie and Gilbert, who, along with their morbidly obese widowed mother Bonnie Grape are striving to survive and coexist with the absence of a father figure, low wage work and seventeen-year-old Arnie’s severe mental condition. It is in this awkward and extremely one sided affair that the unfortunate Gilbert has to constantly, while working for the town’s slowly dying Convenience Store, take care of his younger brother Arnie. Gilbert’s life, his future, is thwarted he knows this, but it is in this Guardian Angel that his love and bond for Arnie cannot, and will not, be let go. That is until the free spirit of Becky arrives in town, and with her grandmother are stranded for the week while waiting for parts for their vehicle. This realization unties new …

  • Chocolat

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

  • A Dog's Purpose

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners.

  • Safe Haven

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A visionary sheik believes his passion for the peaceful pastime of salmon fishing can enrich the lives of his people, and he dreams of bringing the sport to the not so fish-friendly desert. Willing to spare no expense, he instructs his representative to turn the dream into reality, an extraordinary feat that will require the involvement of Britain’s leading fisheries expert who happens to think the project both absurd and unachievable. That is, until the Prime Minister’s overzealous press secretary latches on to it as a ‘good will’ story. Now, this unlikely team will put it all on the line and embark on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible, possible.

  • Dear John

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he’s home on leave.

  • My Life as a Dog

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A boy and his brother don’t get along well. In order to let her ill mother rest, they’re separated and sent each one with their relatives.

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