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Some other suggestions:
TOKYO STORY, OHAYU and many others by Ozu
Leo McCary's MAKE WAY FOR TOMORROW (the inspiration for TOKYO STORY)
Mizoguchi's OSAKA ELEGY
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT
THE JAZZ SINGER
REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
Sirk's ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS, IMITATION OF LIFE, and WRITTEN ON THE
WIND
Ron Howard's PARENTHOOD
Disney's SNOW WHITE, CINDERELLA, THE LITTLE MERMAID, etc.
Harold Lloyd's THE KID BROTHER
MILDRED PIERCE
MY MAN GODFREY
RED RIVER (adoptive family)
LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
A THOUSAND CLOWNS
sibling rivalry played light in many of the Andy Hardy series
MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
I NEVER SANG FOR MY FATHER
HUD
NOBODY'S FOOL
COOKIE'S FORTUNE
CHINATOWN (sort of)
Eisenstein's BEZHIN MEADOW (only in reconstructed format)
Pudovkin's THE MOTHER
IVAN THE TERRIBLE, part II
Bergman's WILD STRAWBERRIES (sort of), FANNY AND ALEXANDER, etc.
Ang Lee's PUSHING HANDS, THE WEDDING BANQUET, and EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN
(and SENSE AND SENSIBILITY and THE ICE STORM too!)
JU DOU
Imamura's INSECT WOMAN
Oshima's CRUEL STORY OF YOUTH, etc.
Satyajit Ray's DEVI
POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE
Albert Brooks' MOTHER
WHERE'S POPPA?
ONE TRUE THING
PRACTICAL MAGIC
HILARY AND JACKIE
SPANKING THE MONKEY
Souleymane Cisse's BRIGHTNESS
Idrissa Ouedraogo's SAMBA TRAORE and TILAI
Film versions of AGAMEMNON, OEDIPUS THE KING, HAMLET, etc.
John Sayles' LONE STAR and LIMBO
Meszaros' DIARY FOR MY CHILDREN
John Waters' POLYESTER, SERIAL MOM, etc.
Barry Levinson's AVALON
AMERICAN BEAUTY
THE LAST DAYS OF CHEZ NOUS
GRAND HIGHWAY (French, not American, version)
THE GOOD SON, THE BAD SEED, etc.
RAIN MAN

Oh, and the initial STAR WARS trilogy!

Don Larsson


> > > I'm looking for films which centre around family in-fighting (sibling vs
> > > sibling, parent vs child/ren, etc). Any ideas?
> >
> > Taking the request broadly, I offer (in no particular order):
> >
> > CELEBRATION
> > ORDINARY PEOPLE
> > A THOUSAND ACRES
> > RAN
> > HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
> > THE LION IN WINTER
> > AMADEUS
> > EAST OF EDEN
> > SOUL FOOD
> > MARVIN'S ROOM
> > MOMMIE DEAREST
> > THE CHOSEN
> > MY SON THE FANATIC
> > THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS
> > LEGENDS OF THE FALL
> > A SIMPLE PLAN
> > MURIEL'S WEDDING
> >
> > Shari L. Rosenblum
> >
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Minnesota State U, Mankato
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