Showing sad movies for tag "depression"

Dancer In The Dark
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Dancer In The Dark

Lars Von Trier

Selma has emigrated with her son from Central Europe to America. The year is 1964. Selma works day and night to save her son from the same disease she suffers from, a disease that inevitably will make her blind. But Selma has the energy to live because of her secret! She loves musicals. When life feels tough she can pretend that she is in the wonderful world of musicals...just for... [Read More]

Tags: Struggle, Sad, Mother, Love, Disease, Life, Cry, Depression
American Beauty
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American Beauty

Sam Mendes

Lester and Carolyn Burnham are on the outside, a perfect husband and wife, in a perfect house, in a perfect neighborhood. But inside, Lester is slipping deeper and deeper into a hopeless depression. He finally snaps when he becomes infatuated with one of his daughter's friends. Meanwhile, his daughter Jane is developing a happy friendship with a shy boy-next-door named Ricky, who lives with a homophobic father.... [Read More]

Tags: Family, Love, Depression, Sad
Philadelphia
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Philadelphia

Jonathan Demme

Andrew Beckett, a gay lawyer infected with AIDS, is fired from his conservative law firm in fear that they might contract AIDS from him. After Andrew is fired, in a last attempt for peace, he sues his former law firm with the help of a homophobic lawyer, Joe Miller. During the court battle, Miller sees that Beckett is no different than anyone else on the gritty streets of the city... [Read More]

Tags: Death, AIDS, Drama, Sad, Depression, Pain, Unloved, Sadness