Some films leave you feeling elated; others give you a heavy heart. The mood we take with us from a movie is often directly attributable to the all-important last shot. We’ve left this selection of some of the closing images we’ve been least able to shake context-free, so as not to spoil anything. But we think they’re beautiful in their own right, and if you’ve seen the films they come from, the emotions that attend them will likely flood back for you. What are some of your favorite parting shots?
Above: The 400 Blows