There are some movies that leave lasting marks on our souls, and we are never the same after seeing them. Here are five movies from the last decade that you must watch at least once in your lifetime. You’ll know why in a minute.
#1 Five Feet Apart (2019)
Two lovers, one unlikely and frankly cruel situation. Will and Stella have to keep at least 5 feet away from each other because they both suffer from cystic fibrosis. They can’t touch each other, but they can fall in love and try to make the most of it. And they do so in a captivating and very human way.
#2 The Sense of Wonder (2015)
The French simply know how to make movies about love and rediscovery. The Sense of Wonder tells the story of Louise Legrand, a mother of two, who leads a peaceful life in a villa in the suburbs. She’s lost her husband and her good friend Paul (who’s secretly in love with her) helps her around. Then, one day she makes an unlikely acquaintance that will change her life forever.
#3 Who You Think I Am (2019)
After betrayal, divorce, a new lover, and more betrayal, Claire, a university teacher, decides to go online and create a fake profile of a 24-year old beauty. Her fake identity is named Clara, and that has consequences.
#4 The Exception (2016)
The story follows the dangerous romance between a Nazi officer and a young Jewish girl. Set in Holland in the 1940s, The Exception will leave you breathless.
#5 The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Based on the 2008 novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, this English love story takes us back to postwar times. Juliet, a young writer, goes to a small town to meet the book club she is supposed to do a piece on. It all seems normal until mysteries start piling up one after another.