Curated Movies Categorized By Disability, Disorder, Disease And Other Human Challenges

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Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
R Drama Romance
Prostitution Depression, Clinical Alcoholism Abuse, Sex

After his wife leaves, taking their son with her, screenwriter Ben Sanderson's drinking increases along with his self-isolation. When he gets fired, h...

Director : Mike Figgis
Cast : Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands, Richard Lewis

Beyond Silence (1996)
PG-13 Drama Foreign Music
Mute Lipreading/Speechreading Caregiving Enabling Deafness American Sign Language

Since childhood in a small German village, Lara has had the task of translating the communication of the outside world to her parents, who are both de...

Director : Caroline Link
Cast : Sylvie Testud, Tatjana Trieb, Howie Seago, Emmanuelle Laborit

Away from Her (2006)
PG-13 Drama Romance Senior Interest
Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Adultery

Grant and Fiona Anderson have been married for forty-four years. Their marriage has been a happy and loving, except for Grant's affairs while being a ...

Director : Sarah Polley
Cast : Gordon Pinsent, Stacey LaBerge, Julie Christie, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Murphy

Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
PG-13 Comedy Drama Romance

Griffin is a divorced man living in an apartment in Manhattan while his sons and ex- wife live in their family home in Westchester. He gets bad news f...

Director : Ed Stone
Cast : Amanda Peet, Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Paulson, Blair Brown