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    I just want to have a good cry.

    Can be in any language (needs subs though), any genre, any time period, any medium, ... only criteria is it must be depressing!
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    Hmmm as nobody's replying, I'll start off:

    Jude the Obscure (film; 1996)
    1 litre of Tears (Japanese drama; 2005)
    The Road (film; 2009)
    Brokeback Mountain (film; 2005)
    Forrest Gump (film; 1994)
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    Dancer in the Dark, Mysterious Skin, House of Sand and Fog

    Very different movies, but all very sad
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    The Notebook & Green mile
    both the books and films make me cry like a baby!
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    The Notebook? Ps. i love you? Free Willy?
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    Her Benny made me cry, it's a book incase you don't know.. not people's usual taste, but even so
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    P.S I love you - cecelia Ahern (the book not the film, the film is rubbish), Secrets - book - lesley pearse. The green mile - film, awesome. The notebook, film. Forest Gump - film. House, season 4, last two episodes, Moulin Rouge - film (how could I forget it?!)
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    The Pianist, Schindler's list, Boy in stripy pyjamas, My sister's keeper, butterfly effect, 500 days of summer
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    The Pianist (2002 Movie)
    Downfall (2004 Movie)

    Man holocaust movies are depressing.
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    (Original post by charcharchar)
    The Pianist, Schindler's list, Boy in stripy pyjamas, My sister's keeper, butterfly effect, 500 days of summer
    That one is so much more than simply 'depressing' . . . I found it awful to watch :|
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    PS I love you(film)
    The Book Thief(book)
    The Lovely Bones(film/book(book is better))
    Bridge to Terabithia(film)
    A Walk to Remember(film)
    The Kite Runner(film/book)
    The Boy in Striped Pajamas(film/book)

    I'm sure I can think of more.
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    The Pianist
    The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
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    I love the pianist so much <3


    Adrian Brody <333
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    Girl, Interrupted is a sad film
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    Arrrrrgghhhh now this thread has got me in the mood to watch the pianist now and I have a **** load of coursework to finish for tomorrow :|
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    Books:
    The Handmaid's Tale (VERY depressing Book)
    The Road - I think the novel is more depressing than the film, about a boy and a father and the end of the world
    Atonement - (also a brilliant film)
    1984 - A MUST read if you love depressing literature

    Films:
    Grave Of The Fireflies - Japanese Cartoon about two post-war orphans. The saddest cartoon you will EVER see.
    Requiem For A Dream - I dare you to watch it twice
    Million Dollar Baby - Boxer + paralysis + euthanasia
    Schindler's List - Not a very sad ending but the film makes you give up on humanity
    Sophie's Choice - Another war film where a mum has to choose which one of her children lives
    Watership Down - Bunnies make me sad now
    The Green Mile - Will have you shouting HOW COULD THEY?!
    Seven - I know everyone saw the ending coming but hella good film - oh and depressing ofcourse
    Spice World - starring the Spice Girls *shudders*
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    E.T
    Edward Scissorhands
    Ghost
    Rain Man
    Terms of Endearment
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    You should read Jude the Obscure, the Hardy book. No film's ever done it justice.
    It's a Wonderful Life. Nice and seasonal.
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    films: "Schindler's list", "Atonement", "Angela's Ashes", the ending of "Blow", "Precious", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button".
    books: "My Sister's Keeper", "1984", "The Book Thief".
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    All movies and the books by Nicholas Sparks and The Boy in Striped Pyjamas.
 
 
 
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