North by Northwest is a 1959 American thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. The screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman. North by Northwest is a tale of mistaken identity, with an innocent man pursued across the United States by agents of a mysterious organization who want to stop his interference in their plans to smuggle out microfilm containing government secrets.
Les Enfants Du Marais (The Children of the Marshland), France, 1999: Chronicles a group of friends in rural France in 1918 living in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of the Loire River. **would really like to see this film, but not available in US (or Netflix).
Two Women (1960), starring Sophia Loren, directed by Carlo Ponti. "A Roman widow and her twelve year old daughter seek safe refuge in the countryside during the ravages of WWII, and face adversities that will rob the girl of her innocence and trust forever!"