The Time Traveler's Wife
New Line Cinema
August 14, 2009
I went to see The Time Traveler’s Wife this week, 2 days after I finished reading the book. Going into this I knew that there would be many things that would be changed or left out due to the book being almost 600 pages and the movie was a 107 minutes.
Henry DeTamble is played by Eric Bana and Clare Abshire is played by Rachel McAdams. Both actors looked a lot like what I pictured the characters to look like in my head. I also think that they had amazing chemistry together. I also LOVED the little girl that played Clare (age 6) when she first meets Henry
My feelings for this moving are slightly above average – the parts that were included from the book were done very well. They stuck pretty close to the events of the book but left out a lot – which made my boyfriend, who hasn’t read the book, ask a lot of questions about the plot holes. I think if you had read the book before seeing the movie it would be easier to follow what was happening. I had been wondering how they would show Henry evaporating from one time and appearing in another – I think they did an AWESOME job at this – some amazing CG.
For anyone who has read the book – the ending is not the same. It evokes similar emotion – and those who have not read the book, have told me they loved the ending. I was a little disappointed because I loved the book ending.
Overall, I would give this 3.5/4 out of 5 stars. I would still watch it again!
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