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The Proposal

The Proposal is a movie starring Jill Magid and Federica Zanco. An artist fights to make the archives of Mexico's most famous architect available to the public.

Other Titles
Niezwykla propozycja
Running Time
1 hours 26 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Jill Magid
Actors
Jill Magid, Federica Zanco
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

An artist fights to make the archives of Mexico's most famous architect available to the public.

Comments about documentary «The Proposal» (31)

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Michael P.

As with the first film, this one actually features some very dark aspects. But I think the viewer will find that the film has little in the way of uncomfortable feelings of "frustration" - unlike the first film, which made you feel alienated and guilty at the same time. My criticism of the first film is that it turned into a "self-help" movie - if you were worried that your daughters would be ostracized by their religious peers, you might be a little anxious about the possibility of being forced to marry and adopt. But the second film goes into more depth into the religious issues. All that being said, I think it is still a great film. A "worthy" sequel, I guess. The only "problems" I had with the movie were that, first, it was overly long - the film ran 2 hours and 40 minutes and I just felt that it would have been better off with a shorter running time. Second, the directing and cinematography were very good - but I was disappointed with the editing - it was a bit choppy. And the way the camera kept focusing on Marylin, in the middle of a conversation, was not very subtle, nor was it very easy to follow. In the first film, the conversation that ensued was so realistic, that I felt like I was witnessing a real conversation with real people. In the second film, the conversations were a bit "cinematic", and I just didn't feel comfortable with them. But I guess it was just a question of taste. Overall, I liked this film. I was very pleased with the performances, especially by Tim Robbins and Jean Stapleton, and I felt that the directing was very well done. I think it's a worthwhile addition to the "Juno" franchise, and I would recommend it to everyone.

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Brandon C.

Greeting from Warsaw, Poland, and I'm talking about "The Proposal"! I was on the edge of my seat the whole time. I love that story! The one we all know and love! It's wonderful. I think everyone should watch it. "The Proposal" tells the story of "Baby Doe" (named "Baby Doe") who was left in an orphanage when she was just three years old. The night before her 25th birthday, she was killed by a drunk driver. She was found by a family living in Brooklyn, and they decided to adopt her. That's where the movie takes place. But the real story is told by Adrien Brody (Rafe Spall), who also is the producer of the film. We follow him in the movie as he talks with the family who are going to adopt "Baby Doe". What will happen to her? What will they do with her? What will she look like? Adrien's answer is inspiring and you could feel it through your heart. He made a documentary film in such a small time and in such a small budget, but this is not the movie! The movie is the film. It's one of the most inspirational movies you can see, even if you don't love children. You just want to know the story! It's brilliant! One of the most touching and interesting movies you can see. Watch it! I'm in love with "The Proposal"! You should watch it!

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Kathy

The film shows how a woman is a victim of a broken family and how the abuse and rejection of a family affects her. It shows the everyday lives of a woman who has been abused by her father and her stepmother and how she tries to find the strength to get away from the situation. The film also shows the life of a young woman who is an artist and tries to find the strength to express herself. The film is a must see for anyone who is interested in domestic abuse.

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Patricia Curtis

This is an exceptionally insightful documentary that illuminates a little known, but important, fact of American culture: a nearly 60 year old proposal for a crime against humanity was actually blocked by Congress and made a major political scandal. To learn more about this extraordinary story, and to share your own thoughts on it, please visit this website. This site also provides links to other sites that provide in depth analyses of the controversy. This documentary has been made for PBS television, and I think it will be one of the most important films to air over the next decade.

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Kathy Rios

I found this movie really interesting. The movie was beautiful to watch. I think that is what this movie was. It was a combination of love, friendship and love, relationships, music, romantic movies and music, and what I have heard many people say about The Proposal is that it is the best thing they have ever seen in their lives, that is the most amazing thing that I have heard, so I am very impressed with this movie. The pro-life and pro-choice people should go and see this movie and learn from it. You will understand about abortion and it's life. This movie shows a lot of things that is wrong with abortion and that is the pro-choice side. This is a great movie to watch.

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Joan Reed

I saw this on its opening day, and didn't stop it until almost the end. It's a story about a girl who doesn't believe that a guy will actually date her. The girl is not an easy girl to make friends with, but at least you could try. There is a lot of humor in it, but it also has a serious tone. This girl actually got her boyfriend to date her and her family was very supportive. I also like how the girl ended up going to a funeral to talk to her sister about her boyfriend, who was her sister's boyfriend's roommate. She didn't want to be related to him and talk to her sister, but she talked to her sister, and his sister, and their families. The sister even ended up meeting him at the funeral, and had a huge crush on him. I thought the movie was a great comedy. I gave it a 10 out of 10.

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Albert C.

A well-constructed, meticulously documented, well-written and thought-provoking documentary from the Center for the Study of Sexual Oppression in America, with a strong anti-stereotype message and very creative framing. From a personal perspective, I'm glad I attended this film and found it an inspiring and thought-provoking movie. The DVD cover is something that should be in every college classroom: "This movie will change your life."

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Laura Larson

I'd like to say it is a rare situation where you can say a film is both beautiful and moving. How can you make a film in such a way that it still makes you feel as though you were there, but also convey so much of its message? That's exactly what the French director, Olivier Assayas, has managed with his two latest works, "The Proposal" and "The Youth and Death of Puccini". The film in question, "The Proposal" is about a doctor, Emmanuelle Beart, who is hired to be the receptionist for a company where, due to a series of unconnected events, a man's life is about to be ended. But she is faced with a dilemma, one that forces her to make a choice that will change her life. The film starts off with a much-ballyhooed interview with the doctor (played by Gerard Depardieu) discussing the story of Puccini and his beautiful music. However, as it turns out, the "receptionist" is not the only one who is having an affair with the man he is being treated for. The two women in question (played by Sophie Marceau and Marion Cotillard) begin their affair after their affair with him was discovered. In spite of everything, the two women do try to carry on with their affair, hoping to get together for the sake of their future child. The film then opens in France and the two women fly to Italy, hoping to get some time alone with the man whom they are about to have a child with. But their stay at a hotel in the Tuscan city of Rimini begins to be troubled by the presence of a number of people, all of whom are having an affair with the doctor. Eventually, it's decided that the two women will have the right to have an abortion if they wish, but not without the doctor's permission. The film then ends with a number of interesting scenes that are either heartbreaking or stunning. The film is beautifully shot, with beautiful cinematography that is wonderfully edited and beautifully composed. It also features a number of beautiful shots of the Tuscan countryside, as well as impressive locations in Paris. The only issue that I have with the film is that some of the exchanges are rather dry and slow. Some of the conversations are more interesting, such as the one between the doctor and his girlfriend, and the story that unfolds between the doctor and the two women is rather interesting. However, the film is still important to learn about the truth behind abortion, and how the French government has always been very pro-choice. In the end, though, it is a brilliant piece of work and it is worth seeing. The only thing I would like to add is that a few of the scenes are quite erotic. You could tell that the director of the film, Olivier Assayas, has a very special talent and that he was able to accomplish a lot with his two films. I'm glad to see that he's worked on a lot of other projects and hope that the films he's done since "The Proposal" will continue to make a difference. "The Youth and Death of Puccini" is another beautiful film that will leave you both moved and thrilled.<|end

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Christopher S.

I saw this movie on a public cable channel and was so moved by it that I rented it on DVD. I was amazed by the message it sent to me, and I found myself crying at times, and laughing at others. I hope it can reach more people than I did. It is not a typical movie, and that is a good thing. The message is important and you will understand it at the end. The actors in this movie are superb, and I am really proud of them. The story is real and it will touch your heart. It is not just a movie, it is a life lesson. A must see.

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Jason Morales

Proposal is not a very pleasant film. But I could not help myself.I really liked the way it ended. It was a big success for the audience. Yes it is rather hard to watch it. Not everyone likes soft porn or high powered romance. It's not something I would be very proud of. However, if you liked that it's totally worth it. In fact, I recommend this film to anyone who likes intelligent and gritty films. If you like this film, I recommend that you check out: The Dilemma, Mid-Life Crisis and Amelie.

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Linda

Every year in London a new film gets made in the wake of the death of a person. It is always interesting to see how it reflects on the lives of their loved ones. This year is no different. After the death of Graham Nicholas, The Proposal brings you through his life from the time he was a child to the time he died. There is no film like it and it is the most unique thing in the world to have a film about a man who is so much more than just a footballer. This is a film about a man who has many talents in his life. The film starts off as a young Graham Nicholas is a child and plays football. He soon learns that he has a gift for music and soon his music career takes off. He is eventually befriended by many of the men he grew up with and is in demand as a result. He was also involved with the sex trade for a period and became addicted to the drugs. He also meets the man who has always been his closest friend, the family man, Eddie. At first the relationship between the two is shown to be friendly and some may even begin to understand that this is not an accident. In time, however, the friendship turns to a relationship that is abusive and in which the abuse continues and is never undone. At the end of the film you may not feel as if the two are friends and you may not know how they ever got to where they are. This is one of those films that you want to see again and again. Graham Nicholas is such a compelling character. When you see him you will understand that football is a very big part of his life and how he got to where he was. If you haven't seen this film you should. It is a brilliant piece of work.

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Jane D.

Catherine MacRae is such a brilliant young woman. She overcame this horrifying tragedy and overcame the bullies to become a full fledged living legend. I think it is amazing that she managed to do all of this despite not having a social support network like her mother or her sisters. She had to go against her family and friends. I think it was extremely inspiring to see her even the smallest of things and never give up. I can see how the police investigation took her out of school. But I know that she would have been able to handle the situation and would have probably been able to get over it eventually. This is a good movie that will inspire you.

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Diane L.

I had the pleasure of viewing this film at the Toronto International Film Festival last year and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. I went in with low expectations as I had read about the controversy surrounding this film (one of the primary reasons I was going to see it). It's just one of those films that will draw you in and hopefully make you question your own beliefs. I would recommend this film to anyone looking for an intelligent look at the religious issue. It will make you think about the most important issues in life and may also make you feel a little better about yourself and your life. I would strongly suggest that you go see this film as well.

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Andrea H.

This was an interesting film, as it really brought to light the heartbreak of teen pregnancy and the desperation of people who had a child out of wedlock. It was funny and sad at the same time, but it was a little hard to believe that the director was actually a teen pregnancy counselor herself, and not just an actress portraying a teen pregnancy counselor.

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Arthur Boyd

I recently attended the premiere of this film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The film is a documentary film, written and directed by Adrienne Weisz. The film covers the experience of her and her mother's relationship in her early years and their eventual separation. The film is very touching and heartwarming, and I highly recommend it to anyone who has ever been in a relationship. I highly recommend this film to anyone, especially women, who have ever been in a relationship.

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Kelly H.

The Proposal (2016) Directed by D.A. Pennebaker ~ Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Rachel Weisz, Jeremy London, Toni Collette, Tom Wilkinson

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Benjamin

Amazing, heartwarming, and more than a little bit depressing all at the same time. This is an incredibly powerful film that doesn't shy away from any kind of shock. The kind of shock that makes you feel helpless. It makes you think about how truly beautiful it is to be loved and it makes you remember how truly sad it is when we lose it. Rachel Bilson does an amazing job of making the viewer feel bad for the girl who is forced to stay alone. It's a movie about a girl who can't stand to lose the one person that she loves, and it's a film that you will want to see more than once. The ending is very powerful, and I couldn't have predicted that. I know it's a movie that many people will have a difficult time accepting, but it is a movie that deserves an audience that you can feel for.

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Craig

This is an interesting documentary and is well worth seeing. I didn't realize until after I watched the film that the Rev. Martin Luther King was never in favor of abortion. In the film, he was a much more universal figure who fought for women's rights and accepted that people were a person. I think it is one of the best films about Martin Luther King that I have ever seen. It is very touching and one of the best documentaries about a man in history.

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Michelle Bradley

This is a very personal, insightful documentary about the French film industry and why it's important to film there. It's very fascinating, it covers some important history and personal stories, but it goes a lot deeper than that. I'd recommend it to anyone who likes documentaries, especially those who are interested in French film. If you liked this, check out Renoir & Bresson or Casablanca.

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Philip B.

This documentary tells the story of a woman who decided to go to great lengths to try and get an abortion, going to extremes in order to get the procedure. The patient is portrayed as a normal, well educated and very likable woman who would never get pregnant and seemed to be only looking out for herself. The pro-choice camp portrayed the woman as irresponsible and selfish. The movie was clear that the patient was not trying to get an abortion but only wanted to protect her child and herself. I found the film to be very well done. It wasn't so much a pro-choice or pro-life film as it was more of a pro-choice documentary and it captured that in an interesting way. I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to know more about the abortion debate.

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Alan C.

I was very excited to see this documentary when I heard that it was coming out. The first few minutes of this film were absolutely mesmerizing. I was so engrossed in it that I did not even notice the time passing. The images that were shown were incredibly beautiful, and the story of the couple that was forced to go through this was so realistic and powerful that it truly touched my heart. The documentary itself was very interesting and interesting to me. I felt that it was very well written and I felt that the director and producer did a great job at creating this film. I highly recommend this documentary for anyone that has ever been in a relationship. I also highly recommend that you do not take this documentary too seriously. It is very real and very honest, and it is very inspiring. I would definitely recommend this documentary to anyone.

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Russell Ryan

I'm not a fan of John Mayer at all. I'm usually very critical of his music and his performance, but the main reason I'm going to write this is that, unlike John Mayer, I'm going to really like this documentary, which is well done and gives a lot of facts and sources for the music and the people involved in it. It's a good representation of how John Mayer got his name and the motivation to do what he does. It's a lot like the Rolling Stone cover story of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, which I believe is the best music cover story ever written about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, as well as many other bands. I'm not going to put down John Mayer, but he can't really be compared to these other two musicians, because he's not singing backup. I don't think I'll ever know what inspired him to start singing back in the day, so I don't know if I'd consider this a good documentary. I just really think it's good and shows that John Mayer is an artist that can make an impact on a lot of people. I also thought the interviews were really good, and it's great to see that they actually went to some of the actual songs. I think it's definitely the best documentary ever made about John Mayer, and it's worth seeing.

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Shirley Fisher

I am very pleased with this film. I watched it with my husband and he was very impressed. He never watched movies and I was skeptical about how it would turn out. I was pleasantly surprised and he didn't even know what the movie was about. I think that the movie is very realistic and gives us a lot to think about. I had a hard time trying to get through this film. But, as I thought about it, I realized that I was actually glad that I watched it. I know it wasn't exactly like what I was expecting, but it was a fun movie. It also reminded me of what a good marriage could look like. I think that if I had not watched this film, I probably would have been very critical about our marriage and if there were problems. I am very pleased with the movie and I recommend it to people.

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Danielle K.

In the latest documentary film about the Love/Hate relationship between the US and Cuba, Cuban government as well as the US Government, don't exactly have the best of stories to tell. While the actual facts of the Cuban government's own complicity in the overthrow of Castro's government during the 50's and 60's are well documented, the US Government continues to say that Cuba is an extremely repressive government. In this film, the US Government's claims are backed up by a plethora of archival sources which includes the testimony of well-known Cuban dissidents and members of the Communist Party, as well as those who were imprisoned by the US Government under the watchful eye of the House UnAmerican Activities Committee (HUAC). In the course of the interviews, many of the characters in the film recount their personal stories of the loss of their freedom and their imprisonment, as well as their attempts to communicate with their families in the US about the overthrow of Castro's government. For example, one of the interviewees, artist Guevara Santiago, tells of how his brother was imprisoned for seven years. Another, author Mario Biago, explains how his wife and two children were sentenced to "career in prison". A woman named Nuria Cristi, who spent 17 years in prison for her activism, told how she was once interviewed by an agent who asked her to identify the communist who murdered her husband. During her incarceration, Nuria continued to serve as a translator to the US Government, who managed to get her released from prison in 1962. In all of these interviews, the US Government does not answer any of the questions that are presented to them, but instead calls them 'contradictory' statements. Yet the same techniques used in the HUAC hearings, were also used by the US Government during the trials of "martyrs" who were involved in the Cuban Revolution. Throughout the documentary film, one is presented with archival documents and testimony from both sides. In addition to the interviews and archival sources, the documentary also contains interviews with many former US Government officials, who detail the long history of human rights abuses during the Castro government, which is never mentioned in the US Government's media coverage of the crisis. The film is extremely well-done, thanks to the incredible cooperation and personal stories of many of the people who are interviewed. All of the interviews are carefully edited to ensure that they do not fall apart. The documentary does an excellent job of illustrating the human and political conflicts in Cuba and the US, and the pain felt by the many Cubans, as well as their children and grandchildren who were never able to truly have a home in Cuba, or who were imprisoned by the government, during their childhood and youth. As the US Government would rather tell a different story, than to acknowledge that there was a great deal of human and political rights abuses during the Cuban Revolution, and that the people of Cuba have had to go through so many painful years of suffering, from the execution of the revolution to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the people of Cuba have experienced much more than just one or two brutal years of torture and imprisonment, as documented by the US Government. As the US Government continues to deny the history of its own complicity in the downfall of Castro's government, it is critical

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Eric C.

Spent a good day in Paris, talking to people and family who also witnessed the attacks. The memorial service was done in full light at the Ritz in Paris. But when I went to the same place last Friday, the memorial service was held in full darkness. And I was embarrassed to see myself. I thought, how stupid, how you really are. But I suppose this is a French tradition. We Germans, who watched the attacks in Belgium, have to take care of the victims in the Netherlands too. It was the same thing when the Nice attacks happened. I was proud of my country and happy to see that it was all good. However, this time I couldn't bring myself to do something similar. I should apologize to the people who survived the attack and to the people who didn't. I want to be proud of my country, but I want to be clear to everyone, who saw the video of the shooting, that those were not the German flags. I am sorry, that I did not understand the video from the beginning.

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Rose Warren

I have been an admirer of this film for many years, and I was happy to see it again. It has a stunning script by its author, Gilda Radner, and it is interesting to see how the director has documented her journey through a young woman's journey into womanhood. The film was very moving and really touched me. I strongly urge women to see this film.

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Patrick M.

The Proposal is a documentary about a woman who went through an arranged marriage to a man she didn't really love. It was a surprise to her, she was married to an older man who was very strict, and she felt she couldn't leave him. In the end, she was left with a good job, a house, and the only person she felt she could trust was her friend. The problem was that her friend was the one who arranged the marriage, and she was also the one who was the only one who knew of his true feelings. When the film ended, she was crying uncontrollably. It was one of the most painful experiences of her life. She couldn't get over the fact that she was in a marriage that she didn't really love, and that she was going to lose everything. But at the same time, she was also feeling very happy. She felt that she had found someone that she could trust, someone who loved her unconditionally, and who was able to help her deal with her pain. This is a true story about a woman who found love in a marriage that she didn't really love. It's a story that needs to be told, and it's a story that needs to be told today. I recommend this film to anyone who is looking for a better understanding of the problems women have to deal with in their relationships. I recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn more about what goes on in marriages that are arranged. This film is a must-see for anyone who wants to know more about the problems that women have to deal with in their relationships.

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Michelle

This is a wonderful documentary that shows how the people of Ireland fought for their rights. This is a wonderful film about the battle for women's rights. I have been following this issue for years, and I was very excited to see it coming out on DVD. I loved it. It was very well done. The filming was wonderful, and it was very emotional. It is a great story, and I loved the characters. The music was great. The message is great. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone. I am very proud of my country and I am very proud of Ireland. I hope that people will see this film and that it will open their eyes to the fight for women's rights. I hope this film will make a difference. Thank you to the filmmakers, actors, and everyone involved.

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Tiffany C.

I would love to be able to write an essay on this film. I have been a longtime fan of the director and I would love to know what made him tick. I am glad that I did see this film. I was able to learn more about what drives people to do this type of thing. This movie is not about the sex. I think the movie is about how it affects the people that it is about. I have never seen a movie that has had me laughing so hard at one point. I was in tears at one point. The end of the film is also great. It is about a woman who is willing to go to any length to get what she wants. This is a movie that I will watch over and over again.

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Aaron G.

This documentary about the making of the film "The Proposal" is well done. The directors (John Waters and Bruce Beresford) explain the story behind the film and the reasons why it was made. It's very well done, and I think it's a very good documentary.

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Marilyn C.

In the tradition of documentaries on movies and music, this documentary is about the movie "The Proposal." The film was directed by Kevin Smith. The movie follows a single woman who, after having an abortion, has a very long and difficult time finding a man. She decides to meet another man, who she finds attractive, and who also has an abortion. This is the second time she has met a man and she finds out he is married. The first time, she didn't like him very much and thought he was a jerk. This time, she likes him and he is also married. This is a very important part of the film because it is the first time a man and a woman have met and they have a relationship. I think that the film was very well done and it is a great movie. I would recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn more about the abortion issue.