remembering reality

not your expected shitpost list from me! slice of life films less about escapism to remind you of normality while we feel so distant from it

There are 102 dramatic films in this list.

  • Lady Bird
  • 20th Century Women
  • Miss Stevens
  • The Breakfast Club
  • Lion
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • The Peanut Butter Falcon
  • I, Daniel Blake
  • Columbus
  • The Farewell
  • Mommy
  • Skate Kitchen
  • While We're Young
  • The Big Sick
  • Tigertail
  • Eighth Grade
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • And Then We Danced
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Pride
  • The Straight Story
  • The Second Mother
  • Honey Boy
  • Good Will Hunting
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • Sorry We Missed You
  • Sairat
  • Before Sunrise
  • Palo Alto
  • Frances Ha
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Lost in Translation
  • Morvern Callar
  • Pain and Glory
  • Matthias & Maxime
  • Monsoon
  • Respect
  • Tangerine
  • Moonlight
  • Burning
  • A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • American Honey
  • The Florida Project
  • Our Little Sister
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  • Tomboy
  • Lilting
  • Punch-Drunk Love
  • Village Rockstars
  • Water Lilies
  • Stand by Me
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Fish Tank
  • Killa
  • Your Sister's Sister
  • Submarine
  • The Way Way Back
  • Taekwondo
  • Like Someone in Love
  • Happy-Go-Lucky
  • The Squid and the Whale
  • Short Term 12
  • mid90s
  • This Is England
  • American Graffiti
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Empire Records
  • The Station Agent
  • Eden
  • Happy Hour
  • Where Is My Friend's House?
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Can You Ever Forgive Me?
  • Never Let Me Go
  • Paterson
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Girlhood
  • Ghost World
  • The Lunchbox
  • Masaan
  • Greenberg
  • God's Own Country
  • Still Walking
  • Shoplifters
  • Chungking Express
  • Kicking and Screaming
  • Close-Up
  • Fallen Angels
  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • Boyhood
  • Nebraska
  • Salaam Bombay!
  • Boy
  • 8 Mile
  • C/O Kancharapalem
  • Ocean Waves
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople