All articles by Jenny Diski

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Why we cry for Frank Capra’s America

In this piece originally published in our August 1992 issue, the late Jenny Diski reflects on the curious solace we find in Frank Capra’s beloved Christmas favourite, It’s a Wonderful Life, with its clash of evergreen dreams and bitter truths.

By Jenny Diski

Why we cry for Frank Capra’s America