Discusssion: The Cost of War
Mrs. Miniver shows the effects of war on ordinary citizens. This is an issue that has been dealt with in a number of films: The Best Years of Our Lives, also directed by William Wyler, Pride of the Marines, Coming Home, and more recently, Brothers. Which of these films is your favorite? Reel 13 Classics host Neal Gabler opted for John Boorman’s Hope and Glory.