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The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947)

Approved | | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 6 March 1947 (USA)
An obsessively bitter war widow and one of the men her husband saved in WW2 meet. He tries to convince her the sacrifice was necessary, but her problem isn't that simple. And can she help ... See full summary »

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An obsessively bitter war widow and one of the men her husband saved in WW2 meet. He tries to convince her the sacrifice was necessary, but her problem isn't that simple. And can she help him with his wartime emotional scars he hides with alcohol? Written by anoymous

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Fails to hit the mark
18 December 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

An interesting storyline of a grieving war widow could have been a much more satisfying film. The story is told in imagery of what her husband's war buddies might have been like, but it would have been harder edged if we had been shown the real individuals. The underlying message of don't grieve too long for loved ones killed in the war through their own bravery is clear, but it falls a bit flat.


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