Geert Hofstede: Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind
one of the standard texts examining how culture impacts organizations.
F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Adapted from the 1920s story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is set in New Orleans from the end of World War I in 1918, into the 21st century. It follows the life of Benjamin (Brad Pitt), who is born with the appearance and physical limitations of a man in his eighties. Abandoned in a nursing home by his father, Benjamin begins aging backward. While in the home, he meets Daisy (Cate Blanchett), a young aspiring ballerina. As the film progresses, the two fall in love, while struggling to deal with the issue of one growing younger while the other grows older.
A Song for Martin
A Swedish movie; Martin is a conductor and composer; Barbara, a violinist. Meet and marry in middle-age, but they find out that Martin has Alzheimer's disease.
This Japanese film tells the story of Naomi (Maho), a troubled teenager sent to the country for the summer to care for an aging neighbor with Alzheimer's disease.
Laura Linney and Philip Seymour Hoffman play siblings in this tragic comedy about adult children caring for a parent with dementia.
Away from Her
In Away From Her, Julie Christie was Oscar-nominated for Best Actress for her portrayal of Fiona, a woman with Alzheimer's who voluntarily enters a long-term care facility.
The Straight Story
Throughout The Straight Story, 73-year-old Alvin Straight gazes calmly at the night sky, as if the stars were reflections of his own memories, while traveling Iowa to Wisconsin on lawn mower.