Movies about Self-Help

Amélie

Amélie is immensely entertaining and, as with all Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s films, a visual smörgåsbord. It presents an unforgettable portrait of a unique and quirky woman who truly demonstrates a genius for life, thanks to her spiritual practice of kindness. Amélie begs for multiple viewings, as all great movies do, with each viewing revealing something missed before.

Among the takeaways from this movie are:

  • The genuine power and joy derived from helping others
  • Be an adult be never be afraid to enjoy moments of childlike innocence and playfulness
  • Beauty can be found in the most unexpected places . . . and people

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