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The Saddest Movie in the World | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian

The 16 Short Film Clips and the Emotions They Evoked:

Amusement: When Harry Met Sally and Robin Williams Live

Anger: My Bodyguard and Cry Freedom

Contentment: Footage of waves and a beach scene

Disgust: Pink Flamingos and an amputation scene

Fear: The Shining and Silence of the Lambs

Neutral: Abstract shapes and color bars

Sadness: The Champ and Bambi

Surprise: Capricorn One and Sea of Love

Sea of Love? Really?
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5 Indie Heroines Who Need To Get Their Shit Together | Tribeca
An interesting take on female characters in the "hero cycle" of undergoing a personal change due to the core conflict of their stories.

But all of these characters are young and white and generally have upper middle class privileges if not the attendant money.
Also, 4 of the 5 movies are from the 1990s.
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