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Restless Movie Review Summary

Actors: Henry Hopper, Mia Wasikowska

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The story is about Enoch, who has a Japanese ghost friend, and Annabel, a cancer patient, who found love in each other. Enoch is a young man who is struggling over his parents death and has a Japanese ghost friend named Hiroshi. He didn't get to attend the funeral of his parents when they died so he always attend funerals of strangers without invitation. At one of the funerals, he met Annabel, a terminally ill cancer patient that is quietly awaiting her death. They became friends and soon, Annabel and Enoch fell in love. They both finally have a reason to live, but is it too late to have a life together?
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Best part of story, including ending: How Annabel and Enoch fell in love is the reason why I like the story. The plot of a cancer patient waiting to die and a boy who is struggling over his parents death falling in love is so touching. Their journey until the death of Annabel is so romantic.

Best scene in story: My favourite scene in the movie would be when Enoch is introducing Annabel to Hiroshi. Hiroshi kept saying things like "Why does she looks like a boy" while Enoch is translating to Annabel the contrast, he said to her that Hiroshi thinks she is beautiful. I find this scene very sweet.

Opinion about the main character: I like Annabel's attitude in not minding her sickness. Even though she knows that she is gonna die soon, she have this attitude that is positive I like.

The review of this Movie prepared by Herminia Buenavista a Level 1 Blue Jay scholar

Script Analysis of Restless

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   physically ill or deformed

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Physically sick

Setting

United States    -   Yes Misc setting    -   mental hospital

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment

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