Life Is Beautiful ★★★★½

Heartbreaking and somehow optimistic. The tone shift between the two halves is expertly handled.

"Natasha has just come up to the window from the courtyard and opened it wider so that the air may enter more freely into my room. I can see the bright green strip of grass beneath the wall, and the clear blue sky above the wall, and sunlight everywhere. Life is beautiful. Let the future generations cleanse it of all evil, oppression and violence, and enjoy it to the full."

—Leon Trotsky (taken from this essay)

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