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Rainy day movie recommendations

Updated: May 22, 2022

Here is the recommendations from last weeks Feel Good Friday, a blurb (copied from google) and where to find them. Because, lets be honest, choosing a movie can be one of life's great difficulties... Kidding, but kind of serious.

update: 22.05.2022

TV Shows:

Barrons: Australia 1971, set at a time of sexual liberation and social change, a group of best friends chase their sun-soaked surfing dreams and discover that even in paradise there is rivalry, greed and ambition.

Conversations with friends: In the summer before their final year in college, Frances and her best friend, Bobbi, meet an impressive writer, Melissa. Frances finds herself drawn to Melissa's husband, Nick.

You can't ask me that: Asking outrageous, uncomfortable and shocking questions to uncover the truth behind some of the most marginalised and misunderstood Australians.

Love on the spectrum: Seven young adults on the autism spectrum dive headfirst into the dating pool, exploring the unpredictable world of love and relationships.


The holiday: Two girls from different countries swap homes for the holidays to get away from their relationship issues. However, their lives change unexpectedly when they meet and fall in love with two local guys.

Chocolat: A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a conservative village in France, much to the villagers' disapproval. Over time, they win the people's hearts and also help them with their troubles.

Wish you were here: A man (Joel Edgerton), his wife and his sister-in-law must deal with the fallout after their vacation in Cambodia takes a tragic turn. - Aussie Movie.


CORALINE - PG / FAMILY MOVIE: An adventurous girl walks through a secret door in her new home and discovers a strangely idealised version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. - Sorry but this one is a YouTube purchase!

GIA - MA / ROMANCE & DRAMA: Gia Carangi (Angelina Jolie) travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper (Faye Dunaway), a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, Gia quickly shoots to the top of the modeling world. When Cooper dies of lung cancer, however, Gia turns to drugs -- and both she and her career begin to spiral out of control.
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7 YEARS IN TIBET - M/ WAR & DRAMA: Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian climber, breaks out of prison and travels to the holy city of Lhasa. He is employed as an instructor to the 14th Dalai Lama and soon becomes his close confidante. Major Brad Pitt crush in this one.

SEX & THE CITY 1 OR 2 - MA15 / COMEDY & DRAMA & ROMANCE : Carrie and Big decide to get married. But on their wedding day, Big develops cold feet after his lover's friend, Miranda, expresses the reality of marriage to him upon being frustrated by her husband.
Find on: Foxtel, Prime, Apple TV, Youtube

Frances Mayes, a 35-year-old San Francisco writer, gets a divorce that leaves her with terminal writer's block and depression. Later, she decides to buy a house in Tuscany in order to change her life.
Find on: Disney, Youtube, Apple TV, Amazon Prime

NOTTING HILL: M / ROMANCE & DRAMA: William, a British bookseller, meets and falls in love with Anna, a high-profile American actress. However, their relationship goes through many problems due to their different social statuses.

PRIDE & PREJUDICE: G / ROMANCE & DRAMA: Mrs Bennet insists that her daughters find rich husbands and settle down. When a wealthy bachelor starts living near them, Mrs Bennet's happiness knows no bounds.

YOU, ME & DEPREE: COMEDY & ROMANCE: Carl and Molly let Dupree, a happy-go-lucky friend, move in with them for a few days when he loses his job. However, they soon realise that Dupree has no intention of leaving the house.

A high-school boy, Cameron, cannot date Bianca until her anti-social older sister, Kat, has a boyfriend. So, Cameron pays a mysterious boy, Patrick, to charm Kat.
Find on: Disney, Youtube, Amazon Prime.



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