Haven’t seen it yet. Add another one to my list … Looking forward to it!! Saw the trailer …. indeed, maybe today!!
What a surprise! A second enjoyable film in one weekend. “The Giver.” It is a haunting tale of Jonas who lives in a colorless world of conformity and contentment decreed by a repressive society. He spends time with the Giver who is the sole keeper of all this community’s memories. Jonas starts to understand that there is a different history and a rather dark past of his community. Now there is no pain, war, or hatred but neither is there happiness, love, feelings, or hope.
Jonas begins a journey to free himself and his loved ones from this sterile, bland existence. He is discovering how evil functions in the real world!
“The Giver” is a young adult book written by Lois Lowry. Jeff Bridges is excellent as “The Giver” as is Meryl Streep as the chief elder.
Streep debates Jonas trying to discourage his mission by saying:
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