The Best Years of Our Lives

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Three wonderful loves in the best picture of the year!

It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the dream is about to become a nightmare. Captain Fred Derry is returning to a loveless marriage; Sergeant Al Stephenson is a stranger to a family that's grown up without him; and young sailor Homer Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands. Can these three men find the courage to rebuild their world? Or are the best years of their lives a thing of the past?

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黄金年代, Lo mejor de nuestra vida, Die schönsten Jahre unseres Lebens, De schoonste onzer jaren, Най-добрите години от нашия живот, Os Melhores Anos de Nossa Vida, Los Mejores Años De Nuestras Vidas, De bedste år, Parhaat vuodet, Ta kalytera hronia tis zois mas, Najbolje godine, De beste år av vårt liv, Najlepsze lata naszego zycia, Os Melhores Anos das Nossas Vidas, Cei mai Frumosi Ani ai Vietii Noastre, Najbolje godine naših života, Hayatimizin En Güzel Yillari, Glory for Me, Home Again, Samuel Goldwyn's The Best Years of Our Lives, 우리 생애 최고의 해, De Beste Jaren van Ons Leven, Los mejores años de nuestra vida, Həyatımızın Ən Gözəl İlləri, Die besten Jahre unseres Lebens, I migliori anni della nostra vita, Лучшие годы нашей жизни, Les Plus Belles Années de notre vie, 黄金时代, De bästa åren, Hayatımızın En Güzel Yılları, Τα Καλύτερα Χρόνια της Ζωής μας, De beste jaren van ons leven, שנות חיינו היפות ביותר, Életünk legszebb évei, Os Melhores Anos de Nossas Vidas, Najlepsze lata naszego życia, Nejlepší léta našeho života, Най-хубавите години от нашия живот, Найкращі роки нашого життя, 黃金時代, Najlepšie roky nášho života, De Bedste År, 我等の生涯の最良の年, Những năm tháng khó quên, Cei mai frumoși ani ai vieții noastre, Els millors anys de la nostra vida

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21 Nov 1946
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25 Dec 1946
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04 May 2017
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22 Jun 2002
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