The Best Years Of Our Lives

The Best Years Of Our Lives
The Best Years Of Our Lives

Year

1946

Duration

162 minutes

Genres

Drama, Romance, War Films

Language

English

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Three veterans come home to the same small town at the end of World War Two. All of them are scarred by their experiences in some way, and the film portrays the trials they face as they attempt to reintegrate with society. The Best Years of Our Lives was seen as daring at the time as it didn't pull its punches regarding the sobering truths that faced soldiers on their return But despite it bleak subject matter, it is an optimistic, life-affirming film and rightly regarded as one of the defining cinematic chronicles of the Second World War experience.

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