Changing your life is hard, but sometimes it’s even harder to continue living “the same old way.
Some people start changes with small things: they get new habits, change their social circle, try new things, like place a bet UG or go to an arts workshop, find their clothing style, or a job they enjoy.
And someone can just drop everything and turn his life upside down to make it much better than it used to be. Here are 9 breathtaking movies whose characters started to change their lives no matter what.
Sound of Metal
Ruben is the drummer in a metal duo. Together with his girlfriend, vocalist Lou, he travels all over America and gives concerts, when suddenly doctors diagnose him with a rapid deterioration of his hearing.
Only expensive implants can help him, but they are not covered by insurance.
With Lou’s help, Ruben is sent to a shelter for the deaf, where he tries to get used to living in silence.
But he can’t just give up his disease and starts to fight for his place on the stage.
Carl Kasper, the chef of a trendy restaurant with classic cuisine, does not understand the owner of the establishment, who does not tolerate any experiments.
In addition, a critic who came to the restaurant wrote a scathing article about Karl, so the chef was not afraid to confront and even attack the critic.
This scandal led to the dismissal of the chef, but Karl did not give up. In Miami, he meets his ex-wife and son and, at their suggestion, decides to launch a new project – a small mobile eatery in which he is his own boss.
Changing your life isn’t so hard when you are alone, and there’s no one you need to take care of.
But when you have a big family with lots of kids and their whole future depends on your decision, it’s really scary.
After his wife’s death, Ben Cash, who chose to live as a recluse and raise his children on his own away from civilization, decides to go with his family to the funeral of his beloved wife in the heart of America.
There he and his children will have to face everything Ben has tried to shield them from: street food, the education system, and prejudice.
Ben will have to decide what to do next: keep changing his life or change his attitude.
Carl is an unsociable man who answers “no” to all offers. His wife left him because of his bad temper, his customers hate him, and he simply has no friends.
One day an acquaintance suggested that he attend courses of personal growth, where the eccentric trainer suggested that Carl try to always say “yes”, and then fate would begin to help him, but for every “no” it would punish the sullen hero. Carl accepts the offer, and, although at first things don’t go smoothly, his life gradually gets better.
Andre describes himself as a nice guy. His only problem is that he lies all the time, including to himself.
He also owes all the gangsters in Paris, and when he loses money at the horse races once again and his creditors demand repayment, Andre decides to commit suicide.
But suddenly a beautiful woman, Angela, intervenes in his plans and turns out to be an angel sent to Earth to guide Andre to the right path.
Under the Tuscan Sun.
Frances is a writer living in San Francisco who has been depressed for a long time because her husband has cheated on her and there has been a creative crisis in her work.
To help her somehow, her lesbian friend Patti gives Frances a trip to a romantic tour of Italy – but with a gay band.
But Frances still agrees to the trip and unexpectedly decides to start a new life in Italy as the owner of an ancient estate.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Walter Mitty is an illustrator for Life magazine. His job is a chore and his life is a disappointment.
Suddenly he gets a chance to go on a trip: there is one photo missing from the last print issue of the magazine that was supposed to be on the cover.
It’s neither in the negatives, nor in the package sent by the photographer.
The only chance to get a unique picture – to find the photographer, but it is not an easy task: Sean does not use the phone and computer, shoot on film and travel around the world in search of interesting shots.
Still, Walter follows in his footsteps on a journey that will force him to take a fresh look at his life.
Becoming a jazz star is even harder than conquering the heights of big sports.
Constant training, bloody blisters and complete self-denial – this is the way of the drummer Andrew. The hero of the film is equal only to the great and in a furious rhythm goes to victory.
Misunderstanding in the family, the neglect of colleagues and the envy of competitors is not everything.
Andrew engages in psychological warfare with his genius psychopathic mentor, the orchestra director.
It is a blessed obsession that helps the young musician escape the trap set for him by his adversary at the main concert of his life.
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
In London, shortly before World War II, lives Miss Guinevere Pettigrew, an ordinary woman who has not been spoiled by life’s bright looks, decent background, or the gifts of fortune.
This middle-aged woman had worked all her life as a governess and regularly changed families because of her frequent complaints.
On another visit to the employment center, Miss Pettigrew, after an unpleasant conversation with an employee of the center, steals a business card from the table of singer Delicia Lafosse and takes a job with her.
This decision turns Miss Pettigrew’s world into a series of colorful performances, love dramas, and adventures.
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