No one wants to be sad. But what is life without all its colours? No matter how hard you try, some things are bound to skew and cause some trouble. In fact, most human emotions are multi-dimensional in this aspect. None comes without at least a hint of some misery with it, even if it is love. Sadness is inevitable but not perpetual. The quest for escaping the gloomy things of life is what draws us towards happy films. So, to some, the making of sad films must seem like an illogical thing, because who wants to be sad? As I said, sadness is an inseparable part of life and films are the mirrors to it. It is a very delicate emotion and it takes immense care to depict it perfectly, on the screen. Here’s the list of really good sad movies of 2018 that are going to make you cry. The list includes sad romantic movies, sad teen movies, sad kid movies and sad break up movies.
15. Nostalgia (2018)
There are some things in our life that we hold very dear. It is not materialism, it is the connection of that particular thing with a fond memory or a reminiscence of a person we love, or something else. If there is an emotion associated with a thing, it becomes precious to us. ‘Nostalgia’ wades into the waters of this scenario. It puts various characters into focus, their stories are connected to each other is some obscure ways, and poses a very intricate question. What is more important: the thing or the emotion? Or do they become one and the same after a while?
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14. Midnight Sun (2018)
Some love stories are doomed from the beginning and the knowledge of their fate is what makes them all the more tragic. ‘Midnight Sun’ tells the story of one such love. Katie Price suffers from a strange disease, the one that takes hold of one in a million people. Any exposure to light will degrade her health and will ultimately kill her. So, she spends most of her life insider her house, with the blinds on. And every day, from her window, she watches Charlie pass by. Years later, when she has graduated, Katie goes to the train station to play her guitar, sing a song and have a nice time. There Charlie sees her for the first time, not knowing who Katie is, and falls in love with her. But some love will always bring the pain. While the film starts out with a fun tone, by the end it turns into an act saturated with heavy emotions.