Variety Lights (1950)

Variety Lights (1950)

An actor in a small-time variety troupe attempts to gain the success that he has long envisioned as his due—on the stage and in his love life. Medium: Film Writer(s): Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano Director: Federico Fellini, Alberto...
Ordinary People (1980)

Ordinary People (1980)

A teenage boy attempts to find internal peace and resolution after a suicide attempt brought on, in part, by the guilt of surviving a boating accident that took the life of his brother. Medium: Film Writer(s): Alvin Sargent, Judith Guest Director: Robert Redford...
The Gold Rush (1925)

The Gold Rush (1925)

A likeable prospector in the Klondike Gold Rush attempts to survive the elements and pursue love. Medium: Film Writer(s): Charles Chaplin Director: Charles Chaplin Production Co.(s): Charles Chaplin Productions The Story on the Screen In the silent film The Gold Rush,...
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

A young man from the slums of Mumbai attempts to achieve the life that he feels destined to live with the girl whose love he feels destined to share. Medium: Film Writer(s): Simon Beaufoy Director(s): Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan Production Co.(s): Celador Films,...
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

A stoic young bank executive who is wrongly convicted for killing his wife struggles to improve his lot and that of others in the terrible prison to which he has been sentenced. Medium: Film Writer(s): Frank Darabont Director: Frank Darabont Production Co.(s): Castle...