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Inspiring Movies That Get Me Writing

Hitting up Netflix or putting on a DVD may seem like the ultimate form of procrastination, but sometimes movies can be a resource of inspiration as a writer. Here are my picks of movies about writing and stories, or just movies that are inspiring all the same. Little Women (1994) The only adaptation of the book I have seen, and I had a furious pre-teen crush on this whole movie. Wynona Ryder stars as Jo March, and maybe my love for this film is because Jo reminds me of young me. This story of four sisters growing up and apart in civil war era Massachusetts is also about Jo finding her voice as a writer. Amelie (2001) This movie has nothing to with writing in the least, but the story and characters are so original and whimsical. Shy dreamer Amelie finds her life changed when she finds a long lost trinket and returns it to its owner. The simple act leads her to doing anonymous acts of kindness to those around her. As she watches the world from …