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facing facts or difficulties realistically and with determination


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However, any such decision must be pragmatic, unsentimental, and driven by hard economics, not political dogma.
At the story's heart is a trio of wonderfully natural and unsentimental performances, led by Siobhan Finneran.
Remarkably, even as this intense, highly political play was being played by high school kids, members of PHSA's theater group Dulaang Sipat Lawin, Anicoche's steady, unsentimental direction occasioned not one single false note.
Over half a century later, Lubis's condemnations and observations are just as relevant and insightful in this unsentimental and honest story of a nation.
I did not expect it to be fascinating, edifying, unsentimental, and a master class in how to have a great marriage.
As the father of an autistic son - and no slouch when it comes to gaming - Stuart writes from heartfelt personal experience - and you can not fail to be won over by this unsentimental but warm, humorous and touching story about fatherhood and family.
William Born to Be Different Channel 4, 9pm For the past 15 years, this candid and unsentimental documentary has followed the lives of six children born with disabilities, and now, in this new two-part programme, the children approach their 16th year.
Notoriously unsentimental, Lemmy lived the life of a class A rock beast but his ferocious stage presence masked a truly generous soul and mild-mannered gent.
Both the story of her steady rise into the professional class and a parallel history of unsuitable exes, "My Unsentimental Education" is a personal memoir that reminds us all just how accidental even a good life can be.
With The Turner House, Flournoy has written an utterly unsentimental love story that, rather like the house on Yarrow Street, manages to make room for everyone." YVONNE ZIPP
On BBC1 Sheridan Smith proved once again what an amazing actress she is in The C Word - a hugely uplifting and refreshingly unsentimental drama which nevertheless proved once again what an absolute b***d cancer is.
The illustrations are blocky, modern and completely unsentimental so that the appeal of the book will not be limited to a single age range.
"Her prose manages to be at once lyrical and gritty, magical yet unsentimental, connecting a dreamworld of Ojibwe legend to stark realities of the modern-day."
Woody Allen's unsentimental dramedy is one of his cruellest jokes, a stinging depiction of human vanity and frailty that bagged Blanchett an Oscar.
Chinese auteur Lou Ye has always trained his sensuous gaze on outsiders, and in "Blind Massage," he explores the fringe existence of sight-impaired masseurs and masseuses from an unsentimental distance.