Al and Birdy have just completed their service of duty in the Vietnam War and have returned to the States.
Al sustained some serious physical injuries, which required major reconstructive surgery to his face.
Birdy, however, returned from Vietnam seemingly emotionally scarred.
Camp X-Ray (2014)A young soldier escapes her suffocating small town by joining the military, only to find that she isn't going for a tour of duty in Iraq as she hoped. Met with hatred and abuse from the men in her charge, she forges an odd friendship with a young man who has been imprisoned at Gitmo for eight years.
Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before.
Neglected once again, she begins exploring the estate and discovers a garden that has been locked and neglected.What is “heartwarming” about these movies is not necessarily the stories they tell by the way, it’s the long-lasting, strong friendships between the characters that will restore your faith and hope in humanity :)With Honors Monty is a student, and when his computer crashes, he's left with only a single paper copy of his thesis.Frightened of losing it, he immediately rushes out to photocopy it, only to stumble and drop it down a grate.Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping.You're Not You (2014)Kate is a classical pianist just diagnosed with ALS.Aided by one of the servants' brothers, she begins restoring the garden, and eventually discovers some other secrets of the manor.Finding Forrester (2000)Because of scoring exceptionally high on a statewide standardized exam and being an exceptionally good basketball player Jamal Wallace is sent to a prestigious prep school in Manhattan.The Secret Life of Bees (2008)Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens, a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother.To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past.He soon befriends the reclusive writer, William Forrester.The friendship leads William to overcome his reclusiveness and for Jamal to overcome the racial prejudices and pursue his true dream - writing.