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.