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They’ll be showing “And Daily Groundhog Day” again on TV soon. The strip where Bill Murray relived the same day as a grumpy presenter was one of the biggest blockbusters of the 1990s. But if it is true that cult films always express a certain attitude towards life, then in retrospect the success seems rather strange. Because at that time there was a spirit of optimism in Europe and the world. The Berlin Wall had fallen, and all of a sudden everything seemed possible – a new golden age of peace, a democratic Russia, yes, even the end of history, as the American political scientist Francis Fukuyama proclaimed. There was nothing more distant than the depressing idea of ​​trapping people’s minds in an endless loop of time.