Get ready to be inspired by films about real, strong, and determined women who overcome obstacles to find their own versions of paradise. “Strong Woman” (2001) tells the story of a woman who rises above societal expectations to become a successful businesswoman. “Paradise” (2016) follows a woman as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. “Sophie’s Choice” (1982) is a powerful and emotional story of a woman who has forced to make a devastating decision during WWII.
“Little Women” (1994) is a coming-of-age tale of four sisters who learn about love, loss, and what it means to be a strong woman. Frida (2002) is a biopic of the life and art of Frida Kahlo. And her strength and determination in the face of adversity. These films about real women showcase the resilience and strength of women and their ability to find their own paradise in the face of challenges.
“Strong Woman”, 2001
Smart and ambitious girl Beverly Donofrio dreamed of a career as a writer. But, accidentally became pregnant at the age of fifteen. She became the wife of a drug addict and was forced to raise an undesirable child almost alone. However, no sorrows could make her give up and lose her sense of humor.
Olga, a Russian aristocrat, émigré and member of the French Resistance, helps Jewish children escape and hides them from the Nazis. But during a surprise check, she was arrested. In prison, she infatuates with Jules, a French collaborator who runs her case and, in exchange for an intimate relationship, seems ready to soften her fate. Olga is willing to do anything to avoid the torture. But her hope for freedom is quickly dashing away as events take a turn that is unacceptable.
Sophie’s Choice, 1982
The young writer Stingo moves into a house where a strange couple becomes his neighbor. The mysterious Sophie and the slightly unstable Nathan. Young people begin to make friends and Stingo learns Sophie’s terrible story. It turns out that her father, a famous politician, died during the war, and Sophie and her children ended up in the Auschwitz concentration camp. The Nazis put her in front of a terrible choice. Sophie had to choose which of her children should die in the gas chamber, and which should remain. Despite the tragedy, Sophie is trying to survive the past and find the strength to continue to live in prosperous post-war America.
“Little Women”, 1994
Drama, Family, Romance
A film about the growing up of the March sisters, who live in Concord, Massachusetts, during the Civil War, about their first love, hopes and disappointments, about the formation of their position in life and the beginning of an independent life.
Biography, Drama, Romance
Frida was 20 years old when she married the most famous artist in Mexico, Diego Rivera, middle-aged, rich and depraved. In just a few years, she will conquer Paris, and all American newspapers will write about his scandal with Rockefeller. Perhaps, Their many love affairs will not prevent them from conquering the world, but can they tame each other?
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