Nowhere Special (2020)

Writer/director Uberto Pasolini gives us one of the most poignant father-son films you are likely to see this year—or any year. What could have become a maudlin tear jerker turns out to be a glowing tribute to fatherhood—and be prepared also to enjoy the best non-cutesy child actor since 3-year-old Victoire Thivisol set the screen …

Philomena (2013)

On the 50th birthday of the son given up for adoption without her consent, a retired English nurse engages the help of a journalist to try to find out his fate. They discover just how cruel and heartless the convent that had taken her in when she became pregnant out of wedlock.