Analysis Of Thea Sharrock's Me Before You

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One of the most extravagant and stirring cinematic masterpieces of our time, Thea Sharrock’s Me Before You is the best of the best - a beautifully crafted, moving romance that will tug at your heartstrings from the moment you see it play out. Every moment is fulfilling, making you feel like a melting pot of emotions: from inexplicable joy to crushing hopelessness, and reminiscent nostalgia to cataclysmic sorrow, all 110 minutes of this work of art is simply enthralling.

In the best kinds of movies, you don’t just fall in love with the characters - you fall in love with the story itself. Me Before You is no exception. This romantic drama follows Louisa Clark, played by Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke, a young woman struggling to make ends meet for her family. She has a certain bright-eyed and quirky charm that - unless you’re completely heartless - you won’t be able to resist falling in love with. Lou, as her friends call her, is tasked to care for the rich-but-irritable Will Traynor (Sam Claflin from The Hunger Games), who, at the peak of his once-perfect life, became paralyzed from the shoulders down as a result of a motorcycle accident. After some snapping at each other, the two begin to bond and realize just how much they enjoy each other’s company. And of course, when all is said and done, they end up falling in love, just like any good romance.

The riveting plot begins to unfold when Lou urges Will to come out of his (both literal and figurative) solitary fortress
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