I still owe you a kiss

Madalyn 2022-04-19 09:01:46

Another rare and successful adaptation. The original author, Max Susack, wrote an anti-war novel about the protagonist, a little girl who lost all her relatives in the war and was sent to a poor foster family in Munich. She learned to read and write, and yearned for the comfort that books brought her through various channels. In the end, he used his own words and stories to comfort many people who were also suffering from the war.
The movie is narrated from the point of view of the god of death, whose voice is like telling a fairy tale, I once thought his opening line would be "long time ago". But the picture of the movie quickly shattered my fantasy. The ordinary people who did not join the party were trembling every day, carefully protecting the Nazi flag, but worried about food and life; the education in the school was highly unified, and they arrogantly burned books and imprisoned their thoughts. ; The grown-ups gradually become rough and violent in their day-to-day fears. Things seemed to take a turn for the better that year, when Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, came to this place, learned to read and write, and met Rudy, who liked to kiss her but never succeeded. I never thought Rudy wouldn't survive, watching two blue-eyed, lemon-yellow-haired kids happily kicking football on a run-down street, shouting "I hate Hitler!" by the secluded river Thought the ending of the movie would give Rudy that unfulfilled kiss. But the god of death still came.
"kiss me! kiss me Rudy!" Too late. Life in wartime is more fragile than usual, and it causes more regret. Who would have thought that a simple goodbye could become a goodbye forever? Nine-year-old girl Liesel lost all her relatives and friends during World War II, leaving only a blank notebook. That was her and Rudy's secret.
War is the most cruel thing in this world, it brings eternal pain and destroys free life; but the painful price also brings new life, it teaches living people to love and cherish. Alone, Liesel survived with her family and Rudy's love for her. She used that notebook to continue chasing the spiritual world that words brought her, because she knew that in wartime, words are sharp blades , is her weapon to protect herself; words are also the cradle of new life, which can comfort and awaken people's hearts.
The power of knowledge is manifested in warfare to the greatest extent, which is to put it bluntly in civilization and education. Every ruler can't wait to burn books and pit Confucian scholars to ensure a high degree of unity of thought, but human civilization is destined to never allow thoughts to be imprisoned, so there are so many amazing stories. Lu Xun gave up medicine and started writing, and Ostrovsky returned to the fighting team with his pen... In the age of war, everyone's life is an epic, Liesel uses her words and stories, and uses her People who have been infected for the rest of their lives after the war.
The subject matter of World War II is good or bad, but this work by the defeated country is surprisingly lofty. Ordinary stories bring ordinary moving. The film's rhythm and soundtrack are excellent (the soundtrack has been nominated for both Oscars and Golden Globes), spread out like a poem, and the poetic rhythm is built on the huge and heavy background of Germany in World War II. . In the original book, Jew Max said to Liesel, "There are stars in the sky, and they sting my eyes." It's so heartbreaking! What a deep yearning and longing for peace, life and freedom!
Netizen Fushang Sang said, "May there be no war in heaven, and may the stars no longer be dazzling."
good luck.

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  • Jeanette 2021-11-27 08:01:17

    The movie has some shortcomings, but some places touched me

  • Gennaro 2022-03-26 09:01:05

    From the story itself to the way of shooting is full of obscenity, just look at Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson. For the first time there was a "what John Williams doing for the soundtrack to this thing" idea. And the theme turned out to be the love of books, it didn't reflect at all. Childish War Children's Literature.

The Book Thief quotes

  • Max Vandenburg: So... How is Rudy?

    Liesel Meminger: I don't know. Rudy is a pain in the neck.

    Max Vandenburg: The only thing worse than a boy you hate, is a boy you like, right?

  • Rudy Steiner: Are you coming?

    Liesel Meminger: Where are you going to?

    Rudy Steiner: Isn't it obvious? I'm running away.

    Liesel Meminger: Have you thought this through?

    Rudy Steiner: Ya. I don't want to die. There - all thought through.