Past Issues:

Festive celebrations from across the globe – 10 MOVIES ABOUT FAMILY

moviepicslogoThere are festivals all around the world. With the holiday season just around the corner, Beaches|life wants our readers to laugh, cry, sing, dance and rejoice with “family”. These films focus on traditional and non-traditional families. Hope you enjoy this selection of films – we even included a couple of Christmas movies to celebrate the season.

Swiss Family Robinson (1960) Dir. Ken Annakin; John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur

It's a Wonderful Life (1946) Dir. Frank Capra; James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

Nuovo Cinema Paradiso Cinema Paradaiso (1988) Dir. Giuseppe Tornatore; Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986) Dir. Gene Saks; Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick

Mambo italiano (2003) Dir. Émile Gaudreault; Luke Kirby, Peter Miller, Ginette Reno

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) Dir. Robert Mulligan; Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) Dir. Joel Zwick; Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine

The Sound of Music (1965) Dir. Robert Wise; Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

A Christmas Story (1983) Dir. Bob Clark; Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

The Joy Luck Club (1993) Dir. Wayne Wang; Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Kieu Chinh