Amélie Poulain: a French whimsical do-gooder whose benign interference helps out friends & neighbors, but must help herself when she falls for a stranger. (Amélie, 2001, Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Portrayed by Audrey Tautou)
The Elephant Man (1980) - IMDb
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
Truly, Madly, and Deeply Alan Rickman
Alan Rickman played dead—a ghost—quite literally in Truly, Madly, Deeply. A brilliant meditation on grief and loss, it was one of his finest films.