Most film productions gives us more or less obvious life lessons. Most of these life lessons exaggerate reality and turn into funny, dramatic, playful or impossible movies. This time, we offer ten films that have center around ten strong female characters who give us not only interesting life lessons, but are also applicable in everyday life. Let’s discover together the different worlds, where the woman is the character who stands on her ground, who falls in love, who knows how to put her life in order and find out the truth no matter what.
1. Death is not the end
Character: Holly from P.S. I Love You
Performed by: Hillary Swank
Beautiful Holly wakes up in a harsh reality when her husband dies. He leaves behind some letters and with them and the help of her family and friends she manages to embrace life again and enjoy the happiness of those around her.
2. There is life after a text message breakup
Character: Natalie Keener of Up in the Air
Performed by: Anna Kendrik
Natalie is a young corporate having an emotional shock when she sees all the aspects involving her job and when her boyfriend breaks up with her through a text message. But life goes on and thing only get better.
3. Live the moment
Character: Samantha Jones in Sex and the City 2
Performed by: Kim Cattrall
In fact, as we know Samantha, she lives every moment to the fullest. Not affected by the three married friends, not being jealous, no resentment. On the contrary, she enjoys every benefit of her single life.
4. Love beats time
Character: Clare Abshire in The Time Traveler’s Wife
Performed by: Rachel McAdams
Henry, her husband, appears and disappears while time traveling and her love for him remains as strong as possible. With the birth of their daughter, Clare realizes that their love will live always in her heart, even after death.
5. Love is not for sale
Character: Alice from Alice in Wonderland
Performed by: Mia Wasikowska
Alice prefers to throw herself in a dark tunnel, in a dangerous world and fight monsters than to marry a man who she does not love.
6. Follow your dream
Character: Joan Jett in The Runaways
Performed by: Kristen Stewart
At 16, she established the youngest only female rock band and in only one year they took over the world. Although abandoned by the lead singer, Cherie Curi, Joan persists, eager to pursue her passion.
7. The force of a mother is unstoppable
Character: Rose Lorkowski in Sunshine Cleaning
Performed by: Amy Adams
Rose works as a housekeeper and has a relationship with her former boyfriend from high school. But for her son, Rose wakes up, she dumps her boyfriend, then opens a family business more than strange, but highly profitable.
8. In life you have to say to say no
Character: Jane in 27 Dresses
Performed by: Katherine Heigl
This is what selfless Jane who cannot say no teaches us. Because she could not say no, she was a bridesmaid 27 times. But finally, she discovers how to say no, marries the perfect man and has a wedding with 27 bridesmaids.
9. Love has many forms
Character: Ronnie Miller from The Last Song
Performed by: Miley Cyrus
This is what Ronnie, a teen caught between her frustrations and her divorced parents, teaches us. She discovers that love doesn’t leave just a broken heart, but it can also heal.
10. Don’t let men push you around
Character: Slim in Enough
Performed by: Jennifer Lopez
Slim is a working woman who believes she met the perfect man, Mitch, a wealthy businessman. They begin with an idyllic life in the suburbs, but after the birth of their daughter Grace, Slim discovers that Mitch has another face – a dark alter ego that turns confidence, trust, conjugal love and peace in terror and threat. Fearing for her daughter, Slim tries to escape the marriage, but Mitch pursues her all the time. She changes her name, appearance, identity and hides, only to be followed again. No one can help her, not even her friends nor the authorities. But Slim’s had enough being scared and on the run. She takes control of her life and makes sure Mitch is out of it.