The Giver – Il mondo di Jonas – production: South Africa; Canada; USA. Brenton Thwaites was cast as Jonas, Katie Holmes and Alexander Skarsgård as his parents, as well as Odeya Rush as Fiona, Jonas's friend and love interest, and Taylor Swift as Rosemary, The Giver… Deciding that all must re-learn to see color, to feel pain, and to show and receive love, Jonas becomes public enemy number one. Asher is assigned by the Chief Elder to use a drone to find Jonas and "lose" him. They look at memories of the past world, of joy, of pain, and of love. Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Use the HTML below. Phillip Noyce's Direction is fantastic. , The Giver grossed $45.1 million in North America and $21.9 million overseas for a worldwide total of $67 million, against a production budget of $25 million. The Giver by Phillip Noyce ( Visual ) 75 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world. "As 16 year-old Jonas navigates the community he begins to see the true pain in life: death; warfare; hunger. 'The Giver' Synopsis: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the "real" world. Performance-Wise: Jeff Bridges as The Giver, is restrained. Dutation: 97 minutes . Following a calamity referred to as The Ruin, society has been reorganized. In a Utopian society where everything is about samenes… Directed by Phillip Noyce. Jonas falls to the ground and is overcome by the cold weather. Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. When that history is revealed to Jonas over the course of his illuminating sessions with the Giver, the young man learns that the wisdom he now holds could dictate the fate of the entire society. Fiona is condemned to be "released" for helping Jonas. He is an amazing film maker whom needs more work. I love Philip Noyce’s films. The Giver: Phillip Noyce On Jeff Bridges. Utopias aren’t everything they’re cracked up to be.  A second trailer was released on June 4.  The film also features Tori Kelly's "Silent". When Asher finds Jonas and Gabriel in the desert, Jonas implores Asher to trust him and to let them go. All memories of the past are held by one person, the Receiver of Memory, to shield the rest of the community from pain. In a … Phillip Noyce (Salt) has entered early talks to direct The Giver, based on Lois Lowry‘s Newbery-winning 1993 novel. On graduation day, Jonas is told that he will become the next Receiver of Memory and will progressively receive memories from his predecessor, the Giver. The Giver is a 2014 American social science fiction film directed by Phillip Noyce and starring Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush, Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes, Cameron Monaghan, Taylor Swift, and Emma Tremblay. The site's critical consensus reads, "Phillip Noyce directs The Giver with visual grace, but the movie doesn't dig deep enough into the classic source material's thought-provoking ideas. When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie Stryder risks everything to protect the people she cares about.  The song "Ordinary Human" by OneRepublic was featured in the movie. The second-hour is engrossing & the culmination, also, is very engaging.Michael Mitnick & Robert B. Weide's Adapted Screenplay takes its own time to catch momentum, but once it does, it arrests you with force. The Giver premiered on August 11, 2014 and was released theatrically in the United States on August 15, 2014. Jonas realizes that he has succeeded in his quest. The Giver When Jonas tries to leave his neighborhood, he encounters Asher, who tries to stop Jonas but is punched by Jonas. Phillip Noyce; The Giver – Il mondo di Jonas – genres: Drama; Romance; Sci-Fi. Because of this, he meets a mentoring elder Receiver (later called The Giver). , On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 35% based on 160 reviews with an average rating of 5.3/10. Art Design & Visual Effects are flawless. , The score for The Giver was composed by Marco Beltrami. Jonas and Gabriel ride the sled downhill and cross the border into Elsewhere, which frees their community. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. Jonas steals a motorcycle and drives away with Gabriel. The story moves on a lazy tone & that definitely puts you off. The film is based on the 1993 young adult novel of the same name by Lois Lowry. In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. The Giver holds all the memories of the past; Jonas must Receive them. Based on the 1993 novel of same name by Lois Lowry, 'The Giver' is a well-made film, that has dazzling visuals as well as soul. Because of this, he meets a mentoring elder Receiver (later called The Giver). The Giver’s weaknesses are softened by how well Noyce’s direction manages to capture the novel’s dream logic visually. Meanwhile, Jonas's mother and Asher go to the Chief Elder to say that Jonas is missing. He has handled the entire film commendably. When he is questioned by the Chief Elder, Asher lies and says that he has followed her orders.