It’s been a difficult time, and while we’re still having to spend a lot of time at home, a lot of us are watching far more TV. If you’re thinking of watching a film, either with friends or family or on your own, try these 6 heart-warming films to lift your moods and escape to another place.
When Marnie Was There
When Marnie Was There is a story of a young girl who struggles with feeling alone until she forms a loving friendship with an unusual girl. This film stars Hailee Steinfeld, John C. Reilly, Kathy Bates and Vanessa Williams. This is a heart-warming, sentimental story that’s perfect for people of all ages.
The Truman Show
A modern classic about a man trapped in an artificial world for the public’s entertainment. Jim Carry’s character is refreshingly normal and funny, and the story is original, sunny and soothingly emotional. This film is a must watch and is suitable for the whole family.
A heartfelt drama about a songwriter who has been left by her boyfriend. It stars Keira Nightly, Mark Ruffalo, James Cordon and Catherine Keener, with appearances from Adam Levine, Ceelo Green and Hailee Steinfeld. This is a fun, quirky film with a musical theme and some light comedy.
This is a funny family film with a strong sentimental nature that sets it apart. It’s about a young girl struggling with change and the characterized emotions in her head who try to care for her. Children and adults can both relate to its themes of change, loss and sadness especially with our current situation.
If you want something with adventure with a magical fantasy aspect, this is a great film to watch. It’s about a girl who finds herself alone in a mysterious place and the friendships she builds as she tries to get home. It’s sad but peaceful and a good watch for the whole family.
Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
This is a touching film starring Jim Carry, Kate Winslet, Mark Ruffalo, Kirsten Dunst and Elijah Wood. The main character, played by Jim Carrey, is relatable and his journey illustrates feelings of grief, struggling acceptance and regret. It’s a compelling film with a great cast and brilliant reviews behind it. This is defiantly a must watch.