The touching story of an orphaned 12-year old boy during WW 2 who serves as a scout for the Russian Army, robbed of his childhood
A man & orphans team up with a has-been boat captain in the hope of winning a fishing derby so they can save their orphanage.
The inspiring story of an orphan girl who becomes a chess prodigy, fighting against men who think a woman is an interloper.
While returning an orphaned girl raised by Native Americans to her family a Civil War veteran runs into problems in racist Texas.
When an a former streetwalker is persuaded by her doctor to take in an orphan from Africa, the woman & boy’s mutual hostility changes into acceptance and love, enriching her final days.
Twin narratives of a severed hand on a mysterious journey and a pizza deliverer on a quest. Click the title to read my review.
A boy bonds with a winless race horse & when his father dies sets off across country with the horse to find his aunt & prevent the horse from being put down.
In Japan Anna, sent to relatives on the coast because of her asthma, is so shy that she feels like an outsider. She befriends Marnie who might not be real, but the change that Marnie brings to her is very real.
This comic strip-based musical centers on young Annie’s search for her parents & the change of character she brings about on 2 selfish characters in NYC.
A fascinating 5-star film by Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski explores faith and the complex history of eastern Europe. Click the title to read my entire review.