With levity and bittersweetness
amid the worst moments, Riggs' account of living with cancer is feisty, uplifting reading.
He acknowledged the bittersweetness
of colleagues moving on but suggested it was natural for "young punks" to eventually grow into leadership roles in any organization.
There's certainly a large overtone of bittersweetness
as I am finally seeing the fruits of some of my actions," Gerlach said.
The movie satisfies even the most nitpicky of film critics through a well-written script, realistic characters, and a spot-on portrayal of the bittersweetness
of unrequited love at an age where everything-experience, belief, feeling, creativity-seems heightened, though fleeting.
There's a certain kind of bittersweetness
," Wall said.
And the optimism of his youth has to be tempered with the incredible disappointment and heartbreak and the bittersweetness
of having accomplished things when the person you love isn't there with you.
I know it's not comedy but there is something of a lightness and bittersweetness
of that epic human battle takes a more tender turn in "Neosho" as Knapp recounts childhood days spent on the river with her father.
There is a bittersweetness
here, because this is obviously about the future, but every time I come here it makes me think of the past as welland just the sadness.
Essentially an account of one Russian Jewish family's attempts to leave the country they love--but one that does not love them back, and the tension between the two impulses gives a backdrop of bittersweetness
to this story.
The same bittersweetness
is present in Alward's forthcoming work, a documentary, entitled Exiled Mothers, that draws upon interviews with 20 women who, like Alward, lost their children in the baby scoop.
With a bittersweetness
that is both palpable and instructive, Bartelmay's fine book will likely affirm one's own desire to live beyond the cusp.