- The Sixth Sense
- Malcolm's journey to make amends in his life and to say
goodbye to his wife.
- The Straight Story (1999)
- "Alvin's journey to his brother is a journey into his
past. He remembers when they were young and filled with wonder. He tells a
stranger, "I want to sit with him and look up at the stars, like we used to,
so long ago." He remembers his courtship and marriage. His Army service as a
sniper whose aim, one day, was too good. And about years lost to drinking
and nastiness. He has emerged from the forge of his imperfections as a
better man, purified, simple, and people along the way seem to sense that. "
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times Review
- Alvin Straight's slow, arduous journey on his lawn
tractor to bring reconciliation with his brother is a powerful witness to
the patience and tenacity that is required if we are to make things right;
if we are to tear down walls that separate. Alvin's serendipitous encounters
on his journey with ordinary, caring folk underscore the Good News that even
though the journey to reconciliation may be painful, we will be surprised by
joy in doing what it right in the sight of God. (The Rev. Bob Naylor)
- Contact (1997)
- Ellie's journey takes her miles and hours
from home, and yet she cannot prove that she has gone anywhere - from the
outside it looks as if she has gone no where. Like Dorothy in "The Wizard of
Oz," her journey has been an inner journey about learning truths of love and
Natural Born Killers (1994)
- The shaman and the snakes in the desert are
what "heal" Mickey and Mallory and start them on the path toward learning
how not to perpetuate cycles of violence.
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
- Tick's journey through the wilderness to his
wife/son and to a better understanding of his identity.
- Apocalypse Now
- The Wizard of
- Dorothy's growth as a journey along
the yellow brick road, through which she and others recognize traits
(graces) that they had all along.
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