Friday, September 16, 2011

The Lovely Bones

Film: The Lovely Bones
Genre: Drama and suspens
Director: Peter Jackson
Actors: Saorse Ronon, Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg and George Harvey
The Lovely Bones (2009) is a film, which is an adaptation of the novel Lovely bones, which was written by Alice Sebold. The film was directed by Peter Jackson. The stars of the movie are Saorse Ronon as Susie Salmon, Rachel Weisz and Mark Wahlberg as Susie´s parents and George Harvey as the murderer. It is a drama and suspense film.

Susie Salmon is a teenager, who has crush on a classmate of her school. When he asked her out for Saturday, she accepted and went to her house. While she was walking, she found with her neighbor, who
coaxes her into an underground den, where he, finally, killed her. The police and her family started to investigate Susie's disappearance. Susie from the heaven guides them to find the guilty.

The movie´s story was written by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens. They did it great. They mixed the suspens and the drama in the story, they get that people were sad for moments, like when susie´s father cry for her dead, and have scared in other, like when her sister could be caught by the murder.

The movie has very good performances, specially, Saorse Ronon´s acting. In spite of Saorse is a very young actress, she could make an excellent and believable performance as the protagonist of the movie. Ronon won a lot of awards for her acting, like 7th Irish Film and Television Awards, 36th Saturn Awards and 2009 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards.

Lovely Bones is an excellent movie, I loved the mix of suspend and drama in it so I recommend this film to people, who love drama films, or if you want to be scared and be moved.
Student name: Lucila Mazzoccone
Class: 5° Cont

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