A rather lengthy film* about how coming back from war is tough. Harold Russell is quite good (especially for a non-actor) as Homer Parrish, the veteran who has returned from war without his hands. Given the focus on the amazing accomplishments of the “Greatest Generation” this is a nice reminder of some of their tough times.
Cost: free from library
Where watched: at home.
*Three hours, and I felt each and every one of the 180 minutes.
Of note. This was my fourth time requesting this from the library. Normally, I check movies out and renew them as they come due; eventually I watch them. Not this one. Three times the due date came up, and three times I was unable to renew due to holds. The library has six copies. Who is so interested in this movie (that is not very good)? My theory? There were six other people who also were obligated to watch this for some reason and had no deadline. The seven of us kept checking out, returning, and reserving the same six copies of the movie and we never, ever watched it. I’m glad to have exited that cycle.
poster from: http://www.impawards.com/1946/best_years_of_our_lives_ver2.html
Though the movie was boring, I find this to be a good scratch off.
This is also a solid one.
Let’s face it, this artist doesn’t excel in the art of depicting faces.
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