10/10 Self-Discovery Movies

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Swades (2004) - Netflix

Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, "Swades" follows the story of Mohan Bhargava, an Indian expatriate who returns to his homeland from the United States. Through his experiences in rural India, Mohan undergoes a profound personal transformation as he reconnects with his roots.

Tamasha (2015) - Netflix

Directed by Imtiaz Ali, "Tamasha" revolves around the journey of Ved, a young man who feels trapped by societal expectations and his own conformity. It's through his encounters with Tara, a free-spirited woman, that Ved begins to explore his true passions and desires.

Highway (2014) - N/A

Directed by Imtiaz Ali, "Highway" follows the story of Veera, a young woman who is kidnapped just before her wedding. During her captivity, Veera experiences freedom for the first time and discovers herself through her travels across different landscapes.

The Worst Person in the World (2021) - Prime Video

Directed by Joachim Trier, this Norwegian film chronicles the life of Julie, a young woman navigating love, career, and personal fulfillment. Throughout the film, Julie grapples with various relationships and life choices, ultimately confronting her insecurities and uncertainties.

Wild (2014) - Prime Video Rent

Based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir, "Wild" follows Cheryl's solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail as she confronts her past and seeks redemption following personal tragedies. The physical challenges of the journey mirror Cheryl's emotional and psychological journey.

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Captain Fantastic (2016) - Prime Video

Directed by Matt Ross, follows Ben Cash, who raises his six children off the grid. When they're forced to reintegrate into society, they confront new perspectives, challenging their beliefs and identities.

Sideways (2004) - N/A

Directed by Alexander Payne, Sideways follows two friends, Miles and Jack, on a wine-tasting road trip through California's wine country. Amidst their misadventures, both men grapple with midlife crises and confront their personal flaws and insecurities.