sorry.

This short brought tears to my eyes.

I didn't have my glasses on....

this film, an oscar winner, was shot in 30 minutes

though it may not be voiced in your language

 all people will understand it

 at under 4 minutes, it is very short

but will stay with you for a very long time.

Sorry means you feel the pulse of other people’s pain as well as your own, and saying it means you take a share of it. And so it binds us together, makes us trodden and sodden as one another. Sorry is a lot of things. It’s a hole refilled. A debt repaid. Sorry is the wake of misdeed. It’s the crippling ripple of consequence. Sorry is sadness, just as knowing is sadness. Sorry is sometimes self-pity. But Sorry, really, is not about you. It’s theirs to take or leave.

Sorry means you leave yourself open, to embrace or to ridicule or to revenge. Sorry is a…

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4 Responses to sorry.

  1. francisashis says:

    Yes,it has brought tears to my eyes .Amazing movie,full of compassion and generosity.Thanks a lot for sharing .🙏🌹

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Jennie says:

    Absolutely wonderful!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. So touching and lovely.

    Liked by 1 person

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