Themes: Perfectionism

Burnt

Burnt

Driven by success, Adam Jones is a visionary with a passion for food. He yearns to make food that makes…
Stranger than Fiction

Stranger than Fiction

Harold Crick is living a monotonous, highly organized, routine life. He counts how many times he brushes his teeth and…
The Sunchaser

The Sunchaser

Michael is a doctor who undergoes a rapid “cracking and peeling” of his self-concept in a twenty-four hour period. He…
The Family Stone

The Family Stone

The Stone family and their relationship partners gather for Christmas and experience a profound undoing of pride and an opening…
Still Alice

Still Alice

The concept of the self has always been the great preoccupation of the world
To the Wonder

To the Wonder

There is a thirst for completion in special relationships, but it cannot be found in bodies, so love turns to…
Surrogates

Surrogates

"Surrogates" shows the isolation and complacency of the human condition.
Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks

Walt Disney was impelled to extend an invitation to Pamela Travers, author of "Mary Poppins," to collaborate with him on…
The Proposal

The Proposal

When you want something from the world, the world wants something from you, because it can only reflect what is…
Life or Something Like It

Life or Something Like It

Having worked hard to create the perfect self-image and the perfect life, it is hard to accept that it is…
Black Swan

Black Swan

The authentic spiritual journey is through the darkness to the light.
The Island

The Island

This is a fantastic metaphysical movie, showing the awakening process right through from being in a deceived, conforming state, to…
SimOne

SimOne

Persona means mask. Personality is the mask of personhood—the pretense of pretending to be a person, which is a covering…

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