It seems I'm a sucker for foreign films about female innocence and tragedy.
In 1996, "Breaking the Waves" -- the emotionally exhausting story of a simple Scottish girl's moral descent in the wake of her loving husband's paralysis -- left me devastated, yet I saw it several times.
The next year a French film about a 4-year-old girl in denial about her mother's death broke my heart. That movie was called "Ponette," and I saw it more than once as well.
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