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"Me Before You" Movie Review

"Me Before You" will make you osmile and laugh, think and cry, and look at life in different perspective. An intimate cast with well developed characterization made the viewers feel as if they are part of the story. The theatre was filled with giggles and laughter whenever Lou (Emilia Clarke) makes her expressive gestures. There is a mixture of emotions whenever the scene tackles the struggles and decisions made by Will Traynor (Sam Claflin). The film tries to share with the audience a contrasting view of two people living different lives, made to appreciate each other. It is wonderful how a film could make you feel glad and sad all at the same time.

The film has a similar charm found in Nicholas Sparks' films. It is romantic and filled with moments that would remind you of aome points in your life. There have been several changes from the plot in the books nevertheless the film was brilliant.

The setting was just visually inspiring. The location shots from the mansion to the beach are picturesque. The musical score provided additional magic to the film. The way the camera captured the expressions of the actors and actresses was very warm and intimate. It is as if they are talking and interacting with you directly.

Fall in love all over again. Appreciate the simple things in life, cry and get inspired with the film "Me Before You" an 8 out of 10 stars.

“Me Before You” is based on the critically acclaimed, bestselling novel by Jojo Moyes. The story revolves around Will Traynor (Sam Claflin) whose world, at one time, was all-encompassing; he lived a “no limits” lifestyle. Now, two years on, we find him utterly confined. Betrayed by his own body due to a spinal cord injury, he resides at his parents’ countryside home. Lou (Emilia Clarke), on the other hand, has rarely stepped outside this little town, and even stepping into the grand Traynor estate—the “castle,” as it’s called by the locals—is foreign to her. Yet they meet, whether by chance or by fate.

“Me Before You” is a presentation of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM). Set for release across the Philippines on June 15, it will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment company.

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