The film that makes me cry

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The film that makes me cry: Brokeback Mountain
The reality of the two lovers forced to deny their true feelings leaves me in tears every time

Tola Onanuga

02, Apr, 2015 @12:49 PM

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The film that makes me cry: Fantastic Mr Fox
Wes Anderson’s sophisticated hero hides a dark secret beneath his starched collar – he’s neither fully man nor beast. But then, all of us share this tragic quality

Kit Buchan

31, Mar, 2015 @7:00 AM

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The film that makes me cry: Steel Magnolias
This salon-centred tale is an unexpectedly complex study in the power of female friendship and the perspective-enhancing powers of a new hairdo

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

30, Mar, 2015 @7:00 AM

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The film that makes me cry: Dreams of a Life
This documentary about a mysterious woman who had been dead in her bedsit for three years before she was found is heartbreaking – and a salutary reminder to keep our loved ones close

Peter Walker

27, Mar, 2015 @11:58 AM

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The film that makes me cry: Field of Dreams
When you’ve lost your father, Field of Dreams strikes home with an unexpected force – as the tourists who flock to the farm where it was filmed prove

Michael Hann

26, Mar, 2015 @8:00 AM

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The film that makes me cry: My Best Friend’s Wedding
Julia Roberts’ character is in love with her best friend. But she doesn’t find her happily ever after in this heartbreaking tale of regret and loss

Leah Green

25, Mar, 2015 @8:00 AM

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The film that makes me cry: The Road
What happens in The Road is every father’s worst nightmare faced down with love, courage and inextinguishable hope

Rowan Righelato

24, Mar, 2015 @9:44 AM

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The film that makes me cry – Forrest Gump
I remain dry-eyed at funerals. But now I’ve grown up and understand loss, grief and the film’s subtext of abuse, I’m overwhelmed by the wickedness of reality

Ian Ford

23, Mar, 2015 @10:56 AM

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The film that makes me cry: Killing Them Softly
James Gandolfini’s character – a sad, boozy, wary hitman – disappears partway through this 2012 crime drama. But the actor’s presence lingers

Martin Pengelly

20, Mar, 2015 @11:31 AM

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The film that makes me cry: How to Train Your Dragon
The inseparable bond between bullied Hiccup and Toothless the dragon, as they seek the less-macho path, brings back my own inseparable friend

Tom Ross

19, Mar, 2015 @3:29 PM

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The film that makes me cry: La Strada
Fellini’s Oscar-winning weepie is moving not only for the cruel fate of its lead characters at the hand of a brutish man, but for how we can see ourselves in them

Michael Tait

18, Mar, 2015 @1:20 PM

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The film that makes me cry: Up
None can stand before Pixar’s pinnacle of animated tear-jerking, which starts with a deathbed scene and ends with you in a blubbering mess

Tess Riley

17, Mar, 2015 @8:30 AM

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