I know just figuring out the legal and other collaborations is no doubt a challenge but it obviously really paid off. Arranged in a non-chronological format, every scene is introduced by an animation that states which day is represented out of the 500 days. With time they continually spend time together and get closer. Tom: Summer, I really do hope that you are happy. I have a newfound love of Regina Spektor and The Smiths. We went out to eat as a group and she was sitting far away from me.
The film The Graduate is a recurring theme in the film, mainly because Tom misinterprets the ending of the picture. Furthermore, most viewers of the trailer expected Summer to be a straight portrayal of a — considering she's played by and all — instead of a of the trope. Also, the names Tom Hansen and Summer Finn are a to Tom Sawyer and. If you've seen 500 Days of Summer, you will likely have loved it and the dimension that music adds to the events that transpire on screen. The soundtrack features two songs 'Us' and 'Hero' by Regina Spektor, and 'Sweet Disposition' by Melbourne-based band The Temper Trap.
I just pre-ordered it on I-tunes for my I-phone. Full of hope of a reconciliation, Tom attends the party, but later learns that it was her engagement party. However, he realizes that it's actually Summer's engagement party, and she hardly talks to him the entire night. To him, love is a prerequisite for a successful relationship, and should lead to marriage and happily thereafter. After a few months, Summer and Tom meet again at a wedding, where they dance and have a great time re-connecting. Most couples spend more time between the engagement and the wedding than Summer took meeting a total stranger and getting married to him. During their time together, Tom even shows her his most favorite spot in the city 500 Days of Summer.
Summer, however, seems to get it, as she leaves the cinema crying and Tom just can't understand why. Film Analysis Despite the fact that the above summarily has been narrated the story in a chronological manner, the film adopts a nonlinear narrative structure. She applies her vaguely and slightly spacey melancholy to amplify the charm she seems to be effectively disguising. She didn't hear my killer joke. He was the perfect douche. On compatit mais on sourit, et on rit beaucoup même.
But you should know up front, this is not a love story. The first is when Tom sees his reflection as Han Solo in the car window. Though the audience believes that he significantly suffers as compared to summer, he can be depicted as a very selfish character. He doesn't see her complexity and the consequence for him is heartbreak. After two weeks he is afforded the opportunity to approach Summer during a karaoke attended by the whole office. Usually but not always by the. With as much honesty as possible, the film tackles the most painful side of romance by shifting from the good times to the most painful memories.
A few months after their breakup, Summer and Tom meet at a co-workers wedding and spend a romantic night together. Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want — The Smiths 6. The writers compare the theme of renewal at the end of the film to the election of Barack Obama, who was campaigning at the time of filming and had won election before the movie was released. The birds are blue, all the people who dance are blue. One of the opening shots shows Summer with a ring on her finger. Artists include Black Lips, classic tracks from The Smiths, Doves, Feist, Meaghan Smith and many more.
This leads to the conclusion that though depicted as a romantic comedy it accords the audience with a clear look at both the positive and negative sides of love. The studio kept wanting Webb to remove the 16mm interviews with the secondary characters following the wedding scene. He is seeing her for who she is, rather than idolising her. In a regular romantic comedy they'd confess the love for each other and happily ever after. One of the reasons the movie is in some ways.
After she's been married she appears with her hair slightly longer and curled, and the fringe swept to the side. Throughout almost the entire movie Summer is surrounded by blues. How could someone say I love you today, and be gone tomorrow? Tom, a hopeless romantic, immediately falls for her; Summer doesn't believe in true love, and isn't looking for a relationship. Tom Hansen, a lovesick greeting card writer, meets Summer Finn and proceeds to begin a 500 day relationship with her, revealing to us right at the start that this love story does not end happily. While he was completely in love with her, she wasn't at all in love with him. Presented in a nonlinear narrative structure, it narrates a love story between two characters that project generic individuality regardless of their minor compatibility. Since Tom and Summer already broke-up at this point, they no longer count as a.
This is only the second soundtrack I've ever bought, and the first album I've ever had the desire to write a review for on Amazon. And on to the commentary… 500 Days of Summer 2009 Commentators: Marc Webb director , Michael Weber writer , Scott Neustadter writer , and Joseph Gordon-Levitt actor 1. Once you've downloaded one of these 500 Days of Summer images you can use it as your wallpaper etc. It's so easy to get fixated on one girl that's its not even about the girl anymore. Blue was not used for night shots, unlike many films. Their relationships progresses fairly well for a number of weeks until the night they had their first fight. Summer seems to evoke this response from most men she meets.
Summer invites him to a party at her place, and he's excited to go, imagining that this will be where they get back together. Naturally, this blows up badly in his face when his inability to let it go leads to some painful heartbreak for him. Most romantic-comedy films produced in Hollywood are characterized by such artifice as rushy but last-grasp chases in the airport and the expected selection between two rival lovers. Though classified as a romantic comedy, the story focuses on the manner in which love can be asymmetrical, contingent and confusing as well as how it can radically fail. Over the next few weeks spend more time together, going on outings and even shopping at Ikea. On the other hand, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Tom projects a deeps voice, reedy physique and crooked smile that camouflage his magnetism. Things get a little overly self-congratulatory at the very end and a little bit creepy as Webb gushes over Minka Kelly , but it only happens for a short period of time.