14 great romantic films to celebrate Women's Day with your loved ones (Part II)
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
The story of Tom Hansen and 500 days of beautiful girl Summer Finn. Despite having a good time, Tom and Summer are still separated by different thoughts in love. Summer does not believe in true love and marriage, and Tom is opposite. In addition to the 'Best Original Screenplay' award, the film also received a nomination for 'Best Musical / Comedy' at Golden Globe.
Blue Valentine (2010)
The romantic movie with the sad ending revolves around the impasse of a couple who are falling in love at the end of their marriage. Knowing the relationship will end up, which makes reminiscences of their happy days more powerful. They realize that love is not forever, but it is the most precious thing. The film garnered Oscars and Golden Globe nominations for Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams.
The romance film simply tells the life of the elderly couple, Anne and Georges, in a warm home in Paris. One day, the stroke leaves Anne half paralyzed, so all of her activities are relying on Georges. Again, they have to go through some trials and finally prove that love could outrun them all. The movie won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, César Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Film.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
The film is about two people who face many obstacles in life accidentally find each other. A person must be mentally treated for 8 months after witnessing his wife's affair with colleague. The other is a young widow who is addicted to sex. They talk, help together and think positively about life. The boundary of friendship is gradually broken down and two people find true love. The film helped actress Jennifer Lawrence win an Academy Award for Best Actress.
The film is about a man who loves his smart computer. That love is not logical and strange but beautiful as a love story of two real people. The director sends to the audiences the loneliness of man in the midst of the times when he always wants to find true love for himself. Along with Scarlett Johansson's expressive voice, actor Joaquin Phoenix has a very good solo performance, deeply touching the viewer's emotions. The film won the Oscar award for Best Original Screenplay.
The film is set in the United States in the 1950s, when society is still prejudiced against homosexuals. The film is about the love story between middle-aged Carol Aird (Cate Blanchett) and young saleswoman Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara). Director Todd Haynes brings romantic, subtle and romantic feelings from the classic color of the film. These are the gentle touches, the enchanting eyes and the seductive voice of the seductive woman and the innocent smile of the young girl. The film won Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival for Cate Blanchett.
The Shape of Water (2017)
The movie depicts a strange but intense love between the silent girl Elisa and the Fishman. About Fishman, Elisa finds what she desires is a silent but sincere friend, sharing from boiled eggs to her passion for music, especially her soulfulness in loneliness. The film has won 13 Oscar nominations this year including major categories such as Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress.
By: Gitta Russell