Because movies take us out of reality and into the magic and emotion of cinema, we find ourselves caring deeply for the characters on screen. Due to this often deep connection, when these characters die they often take a bit of viewers’ hearts with them. (Which is why movies ranging from Bambi to Steel Magnolias continue to resonate so strongly with audiences).
We want to know which death of a fictional character in a film hit you hardest and why. Share your thoughts on this topic in the comments below. We realize that this is a somewhat difficult topic, but seeing how it relates to the human condition it is one that is well worth discussing!