Sunday, December 06, 2009

The Road, A Great Feel Bad Movie

We went to see The Road tonight. It's a film based on the novel with the same name. The story is about a young boy and his father on an uncertain journey set in a bleak post-apocalyptic world. It was a really good movie, but at the same time it's probably the most 'feel bad' movie that I can remember watching.

Anyway, the movie is definitely worth checking out. Just don't go in expecting sunshine and roses.

2 comments:

Lisa Mani-Chang said...

Also, make sure and read the book first and not the other way around.

The book and the film are quite similar and follow one another nearly to a tee.

I made the mistake of seeing the film first and then reading the book and I feel almost as if I was cheated out of a lot of the beauty of Mcarthy's writing because I had images from the film still stuck in my mind.

Both were really good though, but just read the book first or else you cheat yourself out of a lot of things.

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