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the fault in our stars | 2014

Resultat d'imatges de the fault in our stars

The adaptation of the John Green's best seller has melted hearts all around the globe. The story of Hazel Grace, a girl who has terminal cancer, moves everyone, specially the teenagers, not only because of the cruel illness but also because of the real love, honesty and loyalty that this film shows. This is not a film about the the curse of an illness and the divergence between being in love and the pain of knowing she's going to die... it is about pure real love, the love everyone would like to feel and give.  

Hazel (Shailene Woodley), as said, has terminal cancer. She deals quite well with it and has no major problems, she is used to it,  but she doesn't want to fall in love because she does not want to hurt people; at least, she tries to reduce the number of people affected to her parents and no much more. The love story between her and a Augustus Waters (Ansel Elgort) aka Gus starts because of a book that captivates both of them because of the end, they don't understand why does it end like it does so they e-mail their author in order to find out why... From this time on, the trip to Amsterdam to meet the author, the paths of the pure love relationship and the cruelness of the illness begins... 

Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, that had previously worked together, show their chemistry on screen and their performances are quite remarkable especially Shailene's. She portrays a complicated character because the outside tells something - she's full of light and "happiness"- but inside she cares about her parents and the people around her and tries to live as much as good as she can. 

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