The Best Years of Our Lives (BFI Film Classics)

By Sarah Kozloff

Due to its acceptance and the talk it engendered, The top Years of Our Lives stands as essentially the most very important cultural files of the post-WWII period. additionally, with its emphasis on squaddies getting back from struggle with post-traumatic pressure syndrome, dealing with an doubtful financial system, and strained family lives, the movie speaks with emotional strength on to modern concerns, together with the devastating accidents and insecurites confronted via squaddies returning domestic from strive against in Afghanistan and Iraq at the present time. one of the themes mentioned are American neorealism, aesthetics, warfare and homecoming, and more.

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