Netflix has always provided a bundle of films with interesting plots, and here are some with touching stories that are sure to make you emotional as they take you on a heartfelt journey.
All the Bright places:
All the Bright Places is a teen romantic Netflix film, directed by Brett Haley, released on Netflix on February 28, 2020. The film, based on Jennifer Niven's novel, features Elle Fanning, Justice Smith, Alexandra Shipp, and more.
The story-line revolves around the two teenagers dealing with emotional and physical scars from their pasts, who discover the profound impact of small moments.
As they navigate their struggles, both of them find relief in unexpected connections, emphasizing the transformative power of human interaction.
The heartfelt narrative, coupled with strong performances, makes All the Bright Places a moving exploration of the challenges young people face and the importance of mental health.
Pieces of a Woman:
Pieces of a Woman is a Netflix film, directed by Kornél Mundruczó, released on January 7, 2021. The film star cast includes Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, Molly Parker, and others.
It explores the heartbreaking journey of a woman navigating loss, grief, and legal battles after a devastating home birth.
The story delves into the emotional toll on Martha, isolated from her partner and family as they grapple with grief.
It takes a legal turn as Martha's mother, Elizabeth, portrayed by Ellen Burstyn, blames midwife Eva played by Parker for the baby's death, leading to a court case.
Les Misérables is directed by Tom Hooper and released on February 22, 2013. The film, based on Victor Hugo's 1862 novel, follows Jean Valjean portrayed by Hugh Jackman, who, after 19 years in prison, breaks parole and transforms into a mayor and factory owner with stolen silver.
Russell Crowe plays Javert, the officer determined to return Valjean to prison. During Javert's pursuit, Valjean becomes the guardian of Cosette, a child orphaned after her mother, portrayed by Anne Hathaway, dies.
The film available on Netflix, features cast, including Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, Helena Bonham Carter, and Sacha Baron Cohen.
A Monster Calls:
A Monster Calls is a dark fantasy drama film, directed by J.A. Bayona, released on December 23, 2016. It is based on Patrick Ness' 2011 novel and is available on Netflix.
The star cast includes, Liam Neeson, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, and Lewis MacDougall. The story-line follows Conor O'Malley portrayed by MacDougall as he faces his mother's terminal illness, accompanied by visits from a giant anthropomorphic yew tree known as the Monster, who shares stories.
The ancient creature guides Conor through a journey of courage, faith, and truth, blending imagination and reality in a powerful narrative.
Still Alice, drama film written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, was released on December 5, 2014. It is based on Lisa Genova's 2007 novel.
Starring Julianne Moore as Dr. Alice Howland is a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University. While she grapples with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, marked by losing words and getting lost on her daily jogs, Alice fights to keep her identity.
The film available on Netflix, portrays the heartbreaking journey of Alice and the helpless watch of her three grown children as their vibrant mother fades away each passing day.