Personally, I think some of the best and/or most memorable movies make you think about yourself, your life, and the world and society that you live in. When it ends and you walk out of the theater, the themes, ideas, and story line linger in the back of your mind. It might make you think differently about yourself and even alter the way you perceive those around you.
In its essence, the movie Cake, featuring Jennifer Aniston, Anna Kendrick, and Sam Worthington among others, is about a woman named Claire who was in a car accident that claimed the life of her young son and left her in chronic pain. As she struggles with an addiction to pain medication and the recent suicide of Nina, a member and friend from her support group, we watch as she makes the decision to live or die.