Marcus Victor Grant’s Top 5 of Pictures on Self-Discovery

After giving you a few hints on how to do personal branding [en, blog] and how not to do personal branding [en, blog], it’s time to check out my list of pictures about self-discovery.

1. Ben Hur

One of the best pictures in the history of film is the classic story of the slave becoming a liberator. The quest for freedom leads the character to find the Truth. He will ultimately be transformed and put his life for this purpose. That he has become will inspire many others to discover what they didn’t expect and change mankind within themselves.


2. The Bourne Ultimatum

Voted the best American picture of this century, this spy action movie is based on Robert Ludlum’s novel and updated to portray current days events in one of the best elaborate screenplays since Mission: Impossible. The story of Jason Bourne, a spy who had his identity and memories deleted, is a rough portrait of the modern CIA and an excellent character study. With 3 well-deserved Oscars, the picture is a must-see to get a feel of our world.


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3. The Bourne Supremacy

Although not at the level of its follow-up, “The Bourne Supremacy” is a perfect spy movie about a man who decides to take up a fight against the CIA. He doesn’t know who he is. His made just made up his mind. The character played by Matt Damon is Jason Bourne, one of Hollywood cinema’s finest executed character portraits of this century. I recommend you watch this movie before “The Bourne Ultimatum”. The Bourne trilogy starts with “The Bourne Identity,” but that is not such a good movie.

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4. Cypher

This brilliant spy thriller on concealed identities takes place in the corporate world. The whole story develops in layers so that only, in the end, you are truly able to understand the entire action. I like the movie very much because it offers a structure to understand the deeper intentions of each human being. The layers of identities are being unraveled with intensity and suspense. Personal development teaches us that we are the architects of our life. Take a better look at a new meaning for this idea!


5. Regarding Henry

Written by J(Jeffrey).J. Abrams, directed by Mike Nichols, played by Harrison Ford and Annette Bening, this is one of those long ignored in the history of film that poses great treasures to consider. A great attorney is shot and loses his memory. He becomes a totally different person, learning not only how to walk and how to talk but also the values which define him as a human being. Great medicine for the corporate people of the busy today; I recommend it to all those who want to remember what really matters in life.

Marcus Victor Grant

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