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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Me Before You - Thought provoking.

I confess, when I saw this film in the shops, I didn't rush to get it, although I think the actors are great. I also confess I hadn't heard of the author or the novel.
However, when I finally bought the film, I found that it was the most affecting, thought-provoking story I had seen for a long time.

Of course, I then had to read the novel. It, too, did not disappoint. Awesome!

Have you seen read this? Did it have the same affect on you?


  1. Stupid crying stories... Yes, I saw the film and loved it, although I think he was still an idiot. Truth. =)

    1. Hi Crystal, Yes others have said the same. In the book it is more clear that he is suffering greatly from all the side affects of his condition and also what his prospects are for the future, so for me, the ending is a thought provoking one.

  2. Hi Madeleine - I can see this is one for the list of TBseen! I've just looked at the review of the book on Wiki - to get the gist of the plot ... what a lovely outcome - sad, but probably right for them both.

    There was a French film our Film Society put on ... a similar theme but with a completely different set up ... that's a really good film too ..


    Both inspirational films ... sad, but thought provoking ... cheers Hilary

    1. Hi Hilary, yes certainly TB seen. I haven't seen the untouchables, it sounds like a film worth watching. I have finished Girl on the Train and plan to watch the film soon, too.


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