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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship
« Reply #20 on: March 15, 2009, 10:24:53 AM »
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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship
« Reply #21 on: March 15, 2009, 05:10:39 PM »

Angela's Ashes
Slumdog Millionaire
Midnight Cowboy
City of God

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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship
« Reply #22 on: March 15, 2009, 05:57:15 PM »
Wendy and Lucy.
I actually consider a lot of movies to be life-changing! I take them to my heart and they melt into my personality.

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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship
« Reply #23 on: March 15, 2009, 06:20:03 PM »

Angela's Ashes
Slumdog Millionaire
Midnight Cowboy
City of God

I feel stupid for not thinking about City of God.
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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship for FS#254
« Reply #24 on: March 16, 2009, 12:45:42 AM »
Life Stinks

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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship for FS#254
« Reply #25 on: March 16, 2009, 10:13:26 AM »
Has anyone mentioned Kes yet? One of the very best.
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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship for FS#254
« Reply #26 on: March 16, 2009, 12:51:12 PM »
1.Midnight Cowboy
2.Nights of Cabiria(sort of)
3.Bicycle Thieves
4.It's A Wonderful Life
5.Chop Shop.
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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship for FS#254
« Reply #27 on: March 16, 2009, 06:06:38 PM »
Two lists:

Documentary:
1. Welfare
2. Public Housing
3. Bus 174
4. Harlan County U.S.A.
5. Dark Days

Fiction:
1. Rosetta
2. My Ain Folk
3. My Childhood
4. Chop Shop
5. Wendy and Lucy

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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship for FS#254
« Reply #28 on: March 17, 2009, 11:53:30 AM »
Wait for it....

Days of Heaven

The entire film is about the struggle of moving up the economic ladder.

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Re: Top 5 Films About Poverty and Economic Hardship for FS#254
« Reply #29 on: March 18, 2009, 02:53:21 PM »
Has How Green Was My Valley been mentioned yet?