Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Starring: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Greg Kinnear.
A family takes a road-trip with the aim to get their daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant. The sanity of everyone is tested as the family’s quirks cause problems as they travel along their route to California.
Lost in Translation (2003)
Directed by Sofia Coppola
Starring: Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi.
A once popular actor and a wife of a celebrity photographer meet in a hotel bar where they’re both staying at in Tokyo. They end up building a bond on their mutual feelings and seek comfort in each other in this city where they both feel lost in.
Lost River (2014)
Directed by Ryan Gosling
Starring: Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker, Matt Smith.
To survive in a rundown Detroit neighborhood, a single mother is swept into a dark underworld in order to keep her home, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town that could help change everything.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Directed by Wes Anderson
Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis.
A pair of twelve-year-olds fall in love and decide to flea their New England town but a storm is approaching, a group of quirky adults summon a search party and find the youths before calamity strikes.
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Directed by Gus Van Sant
Starring: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo.
A story adapted loosely on Shakespeare’s “Henry IV, My Own Private Idaho is about a gay hustler living on the streets of Portland burdened with narcolepsy who goes on a journey of self discovery.