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The Best Years of Our Lives

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Original title
The Best Years of Our Lives
Running time
170 min.
United States United States
Robert E. Sherwood (Novel: MacKinlay Kantor)
Hugo Friedhofer
Gregg Toland (B&W)
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Samuel Goldwyn Company. Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Drama | Family Relationships. Disability. II World War. Melodrama. 1940s
Synopsis / Plot
After the Second World War, the soldiers who survived, some of them with physical problems, came back to the United States. Initially, they were treated as heroes, but afterwards they became marginalized.
1946: 7 Academy Awards, including Movie, Director and Actor (March)
1946: Golden Globes: Best Movie: Drama
1946: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Film and Director. 3 Nominations
1947: BAFTA Awards: Best Film
1948: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: Best Director
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