"Mystic River" Movie Review Essay & Film Analysis

"When did hurt people, you feel terrible loneliness ..." (c)
Cinema is very different. It may be smart, be silly. Sometimes deep and sometimes superficial. Can cut to the quick, and can not touch it at all. It is that it raises important public issues and sometimes it does not concern them at all. It may cause to think about something, or maybe simply to entertain, if desired. In the end, the movie can be a good, high quality made, but also (often) happens and vice versa. Cinema is different. As she bitch-life ... and are considered in the review of the film, undoubtedly belongs to the category of those works that are not accepted modestly called masterpieces. Everything in this film at the highest level, from the plot and literary basis, to the peerless game gorgeous and talented actors directing, one of the best directors in Hollywood. He might have added that based on the book of one of the best writers of detective stories of our time, but I have not read this book unfortunately Dennis Lehane. But judging by the film adaptation of his novels, among which completely masterpieces ( "Good-bye Baby, Goodbye!" Ben Afflick, "Shutter Island" by Martin Scorsese) -So this author writes superbly. Specifically, "Mystic River" filmed Clint Eastwood - raises several important social fact of maniacs pedophile and consequences of inhumane acts, to the brutal murder and its investigation to severe relationship once close friends, such as suddenly become strangers to each other. And all this within the framework of the detective genre on the verge of a drama (though the picture sometimes turns into a thriller, but if you think about it, even talking to her advantage). That is, the authors not only to entertain the audience, as in most detective (by offering them to calculate the true culprit among the many suspects), namely that -rasskazyvayut story of several characters on a dramatic high note, that to remain indifferent to the torments of the characters is simply not possible. And this, in my opinion is the barometer that determines the quality of the film. If the movie cuts to the quick, and you empathize heroes, and after the final credits hard to exhale feeling a lump in the throat - then you looked worthwhile work of art. A "Mystic River" directed by Clint Eastwood deserves what would it at least once to see, and all that hype that surrounded the band in the year of its premiere is not accidental and is not a "chemical". Movie is really good, talented shot and flawlessly played out. Nominations and awards were acquitted completely, and some where the tape at all cheated (Oscar for best film of the year for example). But in any case, the movie is not filmed with the expectation to receive a statuette or two. This can be seen, and most importantly ...
The plot tells the story of how one night she left home and never returned the girl Katie. After she was found dead badly beaten ... She was the eldest daughter of Jimmy Mitchuma- one of three childhood friends who happened to them after the history they have ceased to be left just acquaintances, friends. One -ubity stricken father in the past had problems with the law, and even served two years in prison for robbery, and now -melky biznesmen- owner of the grocery shop. Second, Sean Devine -stal policeman, and he is now investigating the murder of an old friend's daughter. And third, David Boyle -in the last survivor of the kidnapping and rape of a couple of pedophiles, is now the prime suspect in the crime, as the night the murder of Katie came home with knife cuts and explicitly state of temporary insanity. That as it is not too convincingly explained his skirmish with a street robber ...
Cinema literally begins with the murder of a girl, not counting the small prologue, which shows the kidnapping of the boy, Dave, how can it have the boys taken away in a black car in the distance through the desert street. And it keeps in suspense until the very end, despite the fact that the plot is almost nothing happens except the police and local polls, but conversations main characters. The rare case when a purely "conversational" movie is able to captivate not just no less than cool, stuffed with a variety of action, adventure blockbuster. All the same, the film worked professionals who know how, and most importantly to understand how to be a movie set. Get at least the same writer that Lehane novel adapted for the big screen. Text written for the film is not without known Brian Helgeland - famous hits such as "LA Confidential" and "Payback". In the picture a lot of memorable characters and staging of dialogues. Some replicas, like the one which says that people are dying alone, or "wake up and do not remember what it's like to be a man" -so altogether stuck in the memory. Exactly like a key replica of one of the friends about the river ( "Here we are burying their secrets, and washed from their sins») ...
And what in the film a powerful cast member? Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Laura Linney and Marcia Gay Harden. I think cinema fans who like me to this day has not yet managed to see the iconic drama directed by Clint Eastwood, these names will make it pay to their attention. And let the Oscars top prize for the 2,003th best band was not allowed to the extent of pathos and fabulous "Return of the King," which Peter Jackson at that time completed his epic trilogy "The Lord of the Rings", this change nothing. Clint Eastwood then took off one of his best films, which became a national (and world too) bestseller cinema beginning zero: about the film and wrote a lot of talking, he did not pass unnoticed. And for the author is more important than all kinds of awards and prizes ...
After viewing the paintings, I thought, not only over her creepy and dramatic finale, as well as about what it would be if the car then sat down not Dave and who they are -Shon two or Jimmy ... and also about the fact that committing their crimes maniacs not only cripple the lives of others, but also to change the fate of the victims and those around them. Indeed, at first sight between the abduction of boys and the investigation of what happened some 30 years later, the murder of the girl there is nothing in common. However, do not sit in the car while Dave, happened then things would have looked quite different. In any case, less tragic for him and his friend Jimmy, too. After all, not all sins can be washed, even if it turns out to hide under a certain desire of many ... This is another topic that touched on in his film director. And her judgment was wholly offered to the viewer, without any thoughts about copyright thereof. Will the incident have consequences for the characters in the future? paintings finale deliberately open ...
10 of 10

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