It's a Wonderful Life
Directed by Frank Capra. US. 1946. NR. 130 minutes.
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Sun., December 19, 2010
Look closer: Frank Capra’s heartwarming holiday perennial is really a pretty dark tale of stifling small-town life, deferred dreams and attempted suicide. James Stewart gives a remarkable performance as a man whose big plans for his own life are constantly thwarted by family responsibilities. Not a big success at the time of its release, it’s gone on to become one of the most popular movies ever made. (TV Guide)