The Pianist - Dirceted by Roman Polanski starring with Adrien Brody. A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II. Very touching, amazing movie with a documentary line.
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer, Alice and her family find their bonds tested. *Based on the book Still Alice.
"Nuovo Cinema Paradiso" (Giuseppe Tornatore, Ennio Morricone's score is sensational. My son was the same age & looked just like "Toto." This movie kills me, every time. Don't let the subtitles scare you away, watch it in Italian.