"Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We live our life because of the search for happiness. So it should be, but most have forgotten. In this documentary the Canadian meditation teacher Daniel Schmidt tries to share his insights into topics such as the Akasha chronicle or the spiral. It is about life, the possible sense of it and in the end about the pursuit of happiness."
Esoterism, Spirituality, Sense of Life, Life, Inspiration, Science
"The film version of the bestseller "Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior" by Dan Millman. The young protagonist is a successful sportsman, popular with his friends and a masher. Until his accident... After that he starts to question everything. His complete existence. While doing this he meets a wondrous old man who attends him on this way. A moving and profound movie."
Life, Sport, Fight, Inspiration, Courage, Sense of Life
"The epic adventure of Pi starts in India where his father owns a zoo. Pi's dad decides to give up the zoo and wants to take the animals to the USA. During the journey on sea they are shipwrecked. Everybody dies, except for Pi and some animals. More should not be told. Great pictures and a great story. Watch it - but please try to get it in good quality..."
Adventure, Journey, Inspiration, Fantasy, Reality, Life
"Lucy meets a friend who asks her to deliver a suitcase to somebody. While she is doing this the action starts. It's about a new drug which will be stitched into her stomach. The drug should not get into the wrong hands. The package with the drugs in the stomach bursts and her intoxication reaches an unexpected high. A movie packed with profound information and aesthetic action."
Adventure, Drugs, Life, Sense of Life, Knowledge, Courage
Songs from the Second Floor (OV Swedish; Subtitle English)
Lars Nordh, Stefan Larsson, Bengt C.W. Carlsson
"Roy Andersson has done a great job here, because he was able to put a brillant focus on our always faster-getting world. Without having a straight story line the movie has a lot of deep content. Plenty of moments which get you thinking. The slow and unexpected scenes give a very profound touch to this movie. Flashy and unique..."
Sense of Life, Life, Inspiration, Motivation, Fear
"The film adaption of the bestseller "The Cloud Atlas", written by David Mitchell, is a monstrosity. The Wachowskis (Matrix) and Tom Tykwer (Lola runs) put this epos into a pictorial fortress which waits to be seen. Six different stories from different epochs and differing worlds try to answer questions of fear, love and believe. Why do we make the same mistakes over and over again? Spectacular, moving and virtuoso."
Sense of Life, Life, History, Journey, Adventure, Philosophy, Inspiration
"What is happiness? How can I find it? Chris Gardner is a motivated and talented sales man in San Francisco who really has a hard time to earn enough money for his family. Because of that his wife is unsatisfied and moves out of their apartment. Chris is fighting to keep the 5-year-old Christopher. Suddenly both are on the street. They have to clear the apartment and to sleep in a hostel for homeless people. With his belief that he can reach everything he wants, he manages to become a broker. His personal pursuit of happiness. Really worth seeing!"
Sense of Life, Pursuit of Happiness, Life, Inspiration, Motivation
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (OV Swedish; Subtitle English)
Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom, Viktor Gyllenberg
"The world is full of disappointment and pain. Two sales man are trying to turn the world into a happier place while selling joke articles. Like in the first two parts of the trilogy, Roy Andersson is able to describe parts of our society with bizarre methods. It is about the nature of men. They way how this is shown gives plenty of food for thoughts."
Sense of Life, Black Humor, Inspiration, Philosophy, Sarcasm
"After a tough war the world is in a complicated condition. The common opinion is that if emotions are eliminated no bad ideas involving violence can arise. "No emotions" is the slogan of the future. Christian Bale is trying to fight this system. Cliff-hanging and frightening!"
Adventure, Emotion, Action, Fight, Life, Freedom, Liberty
"Jack suffers from chronic insomnia. He meets the charismatic sales man Tyler Durden and they decide to go for a drinking tour. While drinking they decide to start a fight. They start to smash faces. For them this was the ultimate kick. More and more members join the "Fight Club" and the plans they have get more and more freaky. The truth can be hard sometimes... You haven't seen the movie yet? Watch it!"
Action, Life, Sense of Life, Hamster Wheel, Inspiration
"Do you want to learn how you can have more fun in your life? Watch how Poppy does it. She is a teacher in the North of London. She is always in a good mood, says what she thinks, open-minded and generous. Everyone who knows her a little bit better likes her. But for those who don't know her, her way of life seems often weird. Why? If just more could be like Poppy..."
"How would someone from another planet describe our life on earth? An unknown man shows up at some place on earth and claims that he is from a planet called K-Pax. So he is put into a mental hospital. He announces that he will go back to his planet soon. The doctors try to find out who he is and where he came from. Unique idea and a great realization!"