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

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A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
PG Drama Based on a Play
Histrionic Personality Disorder Enabling Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Rape Domestic Violence Co-Dependent Personality Disorder Passive Aggressive Behavior Alcoholism, Functional

Blanche DuBois, a wilted southern belle, has lost the family home to back taxes. With nothing but a valise of faded dreams, she ends up in shock at he...

Director : Elia Kazan
Cast : Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden

Signs (2002)
PG-13 Drama Thriller Science-Fiction
Asthma

Preacher Graham, has lost his faith in God after his wife dies in a sudden car accident. Along with his son, daughter, and his brother, Merrill, Graha...

Director : M. Night Shyamalan
Cast : Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin, Abigail Breslin

Sweet Land (2005)
PG Drama Romance
Second Language Acquisition Developmental Delays Language Acquisition Arranged Marriage

As Inge buries her husband Olaf on their Minnesota farm in 1968, she recalls who she was when she arrived here: a mail order bride from Germany during...

Director : Ali Selim
Cast : Elizabeth Reaser, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alan Cumming, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Patrick Heusinger, Stephen Pelinski

The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)
NR Drama
Alcoholism

Written the year the author died, and based on the novella of the same name, it is about a homeless, alcoholic man in 1930's Paris who is lent 200 fra...

Director : Ermanno Olmi
Cast : Rutger Hauer, Anthony Quayle, Sandrine Dumas, Dominique Pinon