Film that best captures, shows and plugs you in to--> a true sense of loss...?

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  1. Ben-Zion

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    + about 100 on THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES. Every time I've ever seen it I cannot believe that a Hollywood studio would back that film given the raw state American nerves as WWII came to an end...a devastating flick.
     
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    Manchester by the Sea (2016).
     
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    ^^^Brutal
     
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    Anything directed by Bergman (of course), and most things directed by Kieślowski
     
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    GREAT movie, albeit bleak and dark. Love the revenge component. That one is tough to top for the question you've posed.
     
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    Blow... when George is sitting at the table and realizes he's been set up for the bust by his best friend.
     
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    An Aussie film. A family reunites because of their dying mother. Haven't seen it in years because as far as I can find, it has never been released on DVD. We gave away our copy with our VHS machine years ago.
    Got to see if it's available for streaming at least.
     
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    If the final sequence doesn't hit you emotionally, you have no soul
     
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    This is one most people wont get through, but the sense of loss and utter devastation stays with you for days after...

    A Serbian Film

    Seriously not for the squeamish. This is a seriously, seriously messed up, depraved, hopeless movie. If you’re near the edge, it will absolutely push you over.

    Don’t say I didn’t warn you!

    Oh, and Requiem for a Dream comes to mind, too. But, A Serbian Film is far, far more depressing.
     
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    With Richard Dreyfus and Holly Hunter.

     
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    Requiem for a Dream.
     
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    Titanic. Poor Rose!
     
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    But that movie was uplifting in the end.

    Hardly about loss, unless you mean those lost war years.
     
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    Not loss from death, but loss of freedom and innocence, I'm going with Dr. Zhivago.

    Hard to top the scene though with Martin and Cory(Renner) both understanding each other's loss in Wind River. I don't buy a lot of movies, but have me a Blu-ray of that one.
     
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    wong kar wai. someone broke that man's heart in a way he never bounced all the way back from.
     
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    Tender Mercies

    The Scent of a Woman

    Forrest Gump (it’s basically a love story, after all).

    Unforgiven. It is truly a film about multifaceted loss.
     
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    The Mission, with Jeremy Irons and Robert DeNiro.
     
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    When Trumpets Fade is a surprisingly good HBO film about the battle of the Hurtgen Forest in 1944.

    It follows a private who keeps getting promoted into progressively worse snit storms as those around him die and/or lose their minds.

    The beginning is rather cheerful, it gets dark quickly.


     
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