It's a human trait to want to pick up and start over somewhere else. Or wander aimlessly without having to commit to a place (or anything for that matter) for very long. One of my favorite of all types of films is the "road movie", as these feelings of freedom and adventure are at these films' very core.
In the mood for a little wandering, here are a few of my favorite road movies:
Stranger Than Paradise. Jim Jarmusch. 1984.
Alice in the Cities. Wim Wenders. 1974.
The Passenger. Michelangelo Antonioni. 1975.
Kings of the Road. Wim Wenders. 1976.
In the White City. Alain Tanner. 1983.
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