It’s happy endings that make me cry, especially in films.
I can remember one of the very first films I cried at – an old film about the
I cried at the end of ‘The Incredible Journey’ when Shadow, the golden retriever, eventually appeared. I cried when Hugh Jackman found Nicole Kidman after
Darwin had been bombed in ‘ ’. For heavens’ sake, I even cried at the end of ‘Toy Story 3’ when the toys found a happy new home! Australia
I cry at the end of ‘Carousel’ when Billy makes his peace with Julie, I cry when the family escape to safety over the mountains in ‘Sound of Music’, I cry when Emile re-appears at the end of ‘South Pacific’– in fact, a lot of musicals make me cry.
If a reader ever tells me that the happy ending of any of my books has made them cry (for happiness, I mean!), then I’ll know I got it right!
What movie or book has made you cry?