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Dear John (DVD)
Member Name: hanzechin
Dear John (DVD)
Advantages: Soundtracks, Scenery's,
Disadvantages: Different from book
Dear John is about John a soldier of the special forces who meets his soul mate, Savannah during his leave in between Iraq/Afghanistan. During that time they realized they were truly in love and decided to peruse this relationship despite it's difficulties. Writing to one another whenever they could, but when John's loyalty led him to re-enlisting; he forced to choose between; Savannah or the his Military Unit.
They did a great job acting making the whole thing believable if not too heart touching at times what's better is this is a realistic situation that may occur to any US Citizen for as it may be known many of our men are out in service as of right now. Channing Tatum the actor that played John fell into his role of the tough, ridged soldier while Seyfried (Amanda) played the perfect female neighbor. John's father also played an influential role of dictating his loyalties.
The sceneries in this film is quite an breathe taking effect. Lasse Hallestrom (director) was a genius using the natural scenery of South Carolinian beach evenings providing viewers with a awed flawless effect. Above all of this he also used some fabulous musical recordings from great musicians. Notably few was Paperweight by Joshua Radin and Schuyler Fisk. Personally this two factors sight and sound made the movie quite worthwhile if not sight changing.
In the end, while simply watching this film will not change your life it'll definately change your out look on the topic of love. The film is amazing and does have quite a few tearful heart touching moments. I do recommend this film to anyone with a loved one to curl up and cuddle. If you don't then that's even more of a reason as to why you should view it! All in all I give this movie a four, why not five? Well it has everything but originality alas that's the cost of being too realistic.
Summary: Great for a Girl's night in, and a model for all the men out their.