7 Films to Cure Loneliness

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Lost in Translation (2013) 

This is an offbeat ​romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. The film is about an American film star who is in Tokyo for an ad shoot. There he meets Charlotte, a young woman who is still finding herself. The two form a very unlikely and special relationship.

My Neighbour Totoro (1988) 

The film is about two sisters who relocate to rural Japan with their family as the mother is extremely ill. The two sisters find a mythical forest spirit and go on an adventure with the spirit and its other woodland friends. 

One from the Heart (1982) 

This is a musical romantic drama film co-written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. This is a unique love story of a window dresser and her boyfriend, who break up as they both find other partners. 

Good Will Hunting (1997) 

This is a psychological drama film directed by Gus Van Sant. The story is of a janitor, Will Hunting, who is also a genius in mathematics. He meets a psychiatrist who helps him recover from an emotional crisis that kept holding him back. 

Finding Fanny (2014) 

This is a satirical road trip film directed and written by Homi Adajania. The film is set in suburban Goa when a mismatched group set out on a road trip to find the local post man his long lost love.  

Amélie (2001) 

The story is about Amelie, a young waitress who lives in her own imaginary world. She decides to help people find happiness to deal with her own loneliness. Her quest takes interesting turns when she finds a lost photograph from many years ago. 

Tu Hai Mera Sunday (2016) 

This is a slice of life film written and directed by Milind Dhaimade. The story is about a group of five friends who face hurdles to play football after a local politician bans playing any kind of sport on the beach. The friends try to find happiness in the busy and overpopulated city of Mumbai.