There has been an ongoing movie series throughout the months of January, February, March, and now April. Every Thursday a different movie was shown and a professor from that department would give an introduction.
Last Thursday I was required to see Amelie for my French class with an introduction by Professor Vantine. I was still on the technology fast, but it was for academic purposes, so clearly I had to go. I just have to say that Amelie was the most interesting and beautiful movie that I have seen in a long time. The characters, cast, and original plot all made me just so happy and glad to be watching it!
Here is a description:
The original full title of the film Amélie, is "The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain," and "fabulous" it is. A highly-stylized blend of realism, fable and fantasy in a quirky romantic comedy. As a young adult, Amélie, anonymously meddles in other people's lives to bring them an unexpected dose of happiness or a needed lesson.
Here is a trailer: http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi2330460441/
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