Friday, 12 April 2013

Film Review-Amelie


Amelie is a romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Written by Jeunet with Guillaunce Laurant. The film is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmartre. It tell the story of Amelie (Audrey Taton) grows up the lonely child of parents who do not know how to show their love for her. she become a thoughtful, quiet, observant girl who decides to changes the lives of those around her, opening hearts to the adventure that is waiting for them, taking revenge on a cruel grocer, bringing together a couple who are afraid to show their longing for each other and bringing the outside world to a reclusive painter and her own father. But will she do for herself what she has done for others and find love with the mysterious collector of rejected photo booth pictures ? And who is the "ghost" who appears in so many of the torn photos ?

I thought this movie was great even I'm not understand the story at the beginning. The stories take a time and make me bored. Therefore, repeat for the second time can to understand the story. Amelie movie it had a very strong plot and good characterization. Amelie is one of the most original character with her big eyes, big smile and short haircut really did the trick. Is a unique role which she succeeds making this man happy and now sets out to make everybody she can happy, in subtle and amusing ways. For example, when her neighbours tells her a story about her late husband. Amelie reads some letters from this man, "invents" a new letter by piecing together some of the old ones and sends it to the neighbours with a note saying it was lost for 30 years. Besides that, writer-director Jean-Pierre Jeunet gives the story a feeling somewhere between fairy tale and documentary. Jean-Pierre Jeunet film also is gently moving, surprisingly funny and sometime very touching.

In conclusion, Amelie is a wonderful movie because it changes your perception of the world and how you affect it. 

Nurul Fathiah Binti Abdullah Sani

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