"Manchester by the Sea" by Kenneth Lonergan follows a depressed man caring for his nephew after his brother's death, addressing grief, PTSD, guilt, and depression.
"Requiem For A Dream" explores the devastating impact of drug addiction on four characters, both physically and emotionally.
"Dancer In The Dark," a musical melodrama starring musician Bjork, tells the tale of a factory worker and her efforts to save money for her son's life-saving operation.
Studio Ghibli's "Grave Of The Fireflies" is a Japanese war tragedy film that follows two siblings struggling as war orphans during the end of World War II.
This 2009 American drama remake of the Japanese movie Hachiko Monogatari, Hachiko: A Dog’s Tale narrates the true story of Hachiko, an Akita dog who lived from 1923 to 1935.