Getting rid of the monotony of everyday life is the greatest desire of many people. However, this is not always possible. However, there is a safe haven you can fall back on to leave behind the repetitive structure of everyday life, even for a few hours: Cinema! Just before the weekend, we’re here again with movie suggestions that will take you on adventures in sometimes joyful, sometimes sad, and sometimes dangerous worlds.

1. The Mouse That Roared – Roaring Mouse (1959) – IMDB: 6.9

The Mouse That Roared, in which British actor Peter Sellers, one of the most important names not only in the history of cinema but also in the history of humor, gave life to three different characters, is the highly successful adaptation of the Irish book of the same name by author Leonard Wibberley.

American Jack Arnold sits in the director’s chair of the film, which features Sellers as well as Gene Seberg, William Hartnell, David Kossoff and Leo McKern. The film, in which Sellers gives one of his almost always eye-catching performances, is a very good example of British excellence in the art of satire.

The film tells the story of a small European country that declared war on the United States of America, several amateur military units from the Middle Ages, nuclear weapons and an extraordinary victory that led to very interesting events.

2. Carrie – “Seed of Sin” (1976) – IMDB: 7.4

Carrie is a highly successful horror thriller classic featuring two masters of the world of cinema and literature…

American director Brian De Palma sits in the director’s chair of the film, which is an adaptation of the 1974 book of the same name by Stephen King, one of the most significant authors of the thriller-horror-mystery genre.

Starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie and Amy Irving, this classic horror film tells the story of 16-year-old Carrie White, an angry and lonely girl who had a traumatized childhood due to her overbearing mother who was constantly bullied throughout her life. adolescence.

3. Sous le sable – Under the Sand (2000) – IMDB: 7.1

Sous le sable, ranked third on our weekly list of recommended films, was created by François Ozon, one of the preeminent directors of French cinema. In the 2000 film starring Charlotte Rampling, Bruno Kremer and Alexandra Stewart, Ozone focuses on the drama and busy days of Marie (Charlotte Rampling) as she struggles with the mysterious disappearance of her 25-year-old husband.

4. Caro Diario – My Dear Diary (1993) – IMDB: 7.2

Caro Diario is a travelogue written and directed by Nanni Moretti, one of the most interesting Italian directors. Inspired by a diary he kept in his personal life, Moretti presents viewers with magnificent images of incredibly beautiful Italian cities, lots of peace, great music, and strange and rather entertaining periods of his life.

5. Un long dimanche de fiançailles – Lost Fiance (2004) – IMDB: 7.6

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French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, with a particular knowledge of drama and comedy, approaches the story of love and quest set in the gloomy atmosphere of World War I from a very bold point of view in his film The Bride’s Long Rest.

Genet subtly tells the inspiring story of a young woman who goes on a mysterious and strange adventure to find her fiancé, who never returned from the front and is rumored to have died… The film features such names as Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel and Dominic. Pin on.

6 Salam Mumbai! – Hello Mumbai (1988) – IMDB: 7.9.

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A French-UK-Indian co-production film directed by Indian-American director Mira Nair is a crime drama set in Mumbai, India’s most populous city. The film uses many elements effectively, such as poverty, the struggle for survival, and hope.

The film, which received great acclaim at the time of its release, captures each of these cutting-edge elements on screen very well. Of course, real thieves, real homeless children, real criminals, in a word, real people who find themselves in the center of real poverty have a large share in this success!

7. Soylent Green – Hunger (1973) – IMDB: 7.0

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Last on our weekly list of recommended films is the 1973 eco-dystopian thriller. The cast of American director Richard Fleischer includes several names that marked Hollywood’s golden age, such as Charlton Heston, Edward J. Robinson and Lee Taylor-Young.

In 2022, many factors such as global warming and pollution will lead to the depletion of all food sources in the world. New York, home to 40 million people, is one of dozens of cities where only a handful of the elite have access to food and clean water. In this dystopian world of hunger and chaos, Soylent is developing a new food that will save millions of people from hunger: Soylent Green. However, the brutal murder of a man named William R. Simonson, an employee of the company, forces a police detective to investigate the case and, in the process, learn the terrible truth about the company and the miracle food called Soylent Green.

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