• Girl With a Pearl Earring: This artistic film par excellence tells the story behind one of Jan Vermeer's most known paintings. With visual riches and creative integrity, it reveals beauty in its many guises.
  • American Beauty: The winner of five Academy Awards including Best Pictures of 1999, this movie presents a soul-stretching look at the ordinary yet odd hiding places of beauty in our lives.
  • Strangers in Good Company: A Canadian drama about seven elderly women stranded in the wilderness when their bus breaks down conveys their inner beauty.
  • Calendar Girls: Some English women finally see how beautiful they are talents thanks to an innovative fund-raising project in their small town.
  • Paradise Road: A drama about a group of European, Australian, and American women imprisoned by the Japanese during World War II shows how creativity and beauty can soothe the soul even in the worst situation imaginable.
  • Sunshine: An expansive tale of multiple generations of a Jewish Hungarian family probes the legacy of beauty of one free-spirited woman.
  • Bagdad Cafe: The beauty of human personality and friendship is manifest at a truck-stop motel at the edge of the Mojave Desert.
  • The Object of Beauty: A witty comedy of manners centers around the different ways two rich Americans and a lonely hotel maid in London respond to a beautiful sculpture.
  • The Red Violin: A spiritually rich and musically sublime drama explores the beauty carried through time in an exquisite instrument.
  • Gabbeh: A poetic and picturesque film celebrates the gnarled beauty of the natural world, the art of weaving, and the unique ways that story gives life shape and meaning.
  • The Accompanist: A fascinating psychological drama discovers the shadow side of beauty in the life of a famous opera singer.
  • The Dancer: An exquisite documentary profiles the beauty and the discipline of a talented young ballerina.
  • A Mongolian Tale: Amidst the beauty of the Mongolian steppes, we also find the moral beauty of hospitable hearts.
  • Enchanted April: Four women find that a beautiful place is capable of working wonders on their bodies, minds, and souls.
  • The Cruise: An unusual documentary about an eccentric tour bus guide uncovers the beauty of New York City.
  • Chalice of Repose: A lovely documentary on the hospice work of Therese Schroeder-Sheker reveals the importance of beauty in a finely finished death.

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