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Top 25: Nominations for Spiritually Significant Films on Growing Older

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Title: Stand By Me
Director: Rob Reiner
Year: 1986
Language: English
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092005/
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 


Link to the A&F thread on the film (if there is one): na

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21 hours ago, Ed Bertram said:

Title: Children of Paradise
Director: Marcel Carné
Year: 1945

I was just gifted a copy of this one in a stack of Criterion DVDs so I'll move it up on my watchlist.

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Second The Wrestler

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Second Stand By Me.

Nominate:

Title: Blast from the Past
Director: Hugh Wilson
Year: 1999
Language: English
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0124298/
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): https://youtu.be/9_mi3qoA_QY
Link to the A&F thread on the film (if there is one): Of course not.

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Title: The Royal Tenenbaums
Director: Wes Anderson
Year: 2001
Language: English
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0265666/?ref_=nv_sr_1
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: Truffaut's Antoine Doinel series
Director: Francois Truffaut
Year: 1959, 1962, 1968, 1970, 1979
Language: French
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000076/?ref_=nv_sr_1#director
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: Inception
Director: Christopher Nolan
Year: 2010
Language: English
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1375666/?ref_=nv_sr_1
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: Dersu Uzala
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Year: 1975
Language: Russian, Chinese
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071411/?ref_=nv_sr_1
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: Dreams
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Year: 1990
Language: Japanese, French, English
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100998/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_3
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: Rhapsody in August
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Year: 1991
Language: Japanese, English
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101991/?ref_=nv_sr_1
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: Late Spring
Director: Yasujiro Ozu
Year: 1949
Language: Japanese
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041154/?ref_=nv_sr_1
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: The Great Beauty
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Year: 2013
Language: Italian
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2358891/?ref_=nv_sr_1
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: Youth
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Year: 2015
Language: English, Spanish, Swiss German
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3312830/?ref_=nm_knf_t1
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: Moonrise Kingdom
Director: Wes Anderson
Year: 2012
Language: English
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1748122/?ref_=nm_flmg_wr_9
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

Title: "Before Sunrise/Sunset/Midnight" trilogy
Director: Richard Linklater
Year: 1995, 2004, 2013
Language: English
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000500/?ref_=nv_sr_1#director
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film): 

 

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On 1/30/2019 at 7:47 PM, NBooth said:

Title: Youth Without Youth

Second

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Forgive me if this has been nominated or discussed already. I'm just now showing up, and I didn't see any of these on a quick scan through the list.

Title: 35 Up
Director: Michael Apted
Year: 1992
Language: English
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101254/
YouTube Link (a clip of/trailer for the film):

 


Link to the A&F thread on the film (if there is one): 

 

Edited by Overstreet

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I second High Fidelity, Umberto D, and 35 Up.

Ken's discussion High Fidelity as a film possibly more about arrested development than growing up reminded me of two more nominations:

Title: Young Adult
Director: Jason Reitman
Year: 2011
Language: English
IMDB Link
YouTube Link
A&F thread

Title: Tully
Director: Jason Reitman
Year: 2018
Language: English
IMDB Link
YouTube Link
A&F thread: N/A

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If they have not been seconded, I second Phantom Thread and Mirror (Zerkalo).

Title: Poetry
Director: Lee Chang Dong
Year: 2010
Language: Korean
IMDB Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1287878/
YouTube Link: 

Arts and Faith: 

 

 

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