Fan favorites but not major blockbusters, these films could be some of the best films you never saw. They are available to borrow from the Lititz Public Library.
Layer Cake (2004)
Planning to retire and start a new life, a successful London drug dealer runs afoul of a crime czar when he is asked to negotiate one last sale.
The Fountain (2008)
A man embarks on a 1,000-year odyssey that drifts into the past, present and future to protect his wife from the forces of death.
All Is Lost (2013)
Using a sextant and nautical maps, a man battles for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea.
Two best friends’ lives change when one of them is diagnosed with cancer.
The Fall (2006)
In a hospital in 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman tells a fellow patient a fantastical story about five mythical heroes.
A man awakens after a car accident to discover that his wife suddenly doesn’t recognize him and another man has assumed his identity.
Stir of Echoes (1999)
After he is hypnotized at a neighborhood party, a man sees things he can’t explain involving an unsolved murder.
Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)
A recently divorced shoe salesman navigates a new romance as his sons come to terms with their own romantic concerns.
Hot Rod (2007)
A self-proclaimed stuntman plans to clear fifteen buses in an attempt to raise money for his abusive stepfather’s heart operation.
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Set in Brooklyn in the 1980s, two young boys are forced to forge new relationships with their parents following a divorce.
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
When a four-year-old disappears, the girl’s aunt hires private detectives who know the tough neighborhood in which they all live.
Away We Go (2009)
A loving, but unmarried, couple is having a baby and questions their potential parenting skills.
Michael Clayton (2007)
A corporate law firm’s fixer faces the biggest challenge of his career when a guilt-ridden attorney sabotages a lucrative class-action suit.
Knockaround Guys (2001)
A wannabe mobster’s chance to make good goes wrong when the mob payment he is delivering is stolen by a pair of burnouts.
Changing Lanes (2002)
A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction.
A suicidal man is given a new purpose in life when he flies back to his family’s small hometown after the death of his father.
Martian Child (2007)
A widower adopts an abandoned young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet.
An ex-marine returns to his hometown and asks his father to help him train for a boxing tournament.
A veteran LAPD homicide detective is invited to Alaska to head a murder investigation.
Originally published on December 19, 2014 in the Lititz Record Express.