The film adaption of the award-winning book is beautiful in its story-telling with many funny and poignant moments. Two young people experiencing forbidden love seek to banish the memory of the other through very different means to no avail. In the end, they find that they are experiencing the same emotions of a life unfulfilled. The acting was rich and true with beautiful cinematography and a wonderful soundtrack.
This film does not receive our Dove Seal as a family-friendly movie. One of the main characters has sex several times outside of marriage with no consequence. In addition, there are a lot of topless women throughout the film as well as some Biblical profanity early on in the film.