Giver Book VS Giver Movie
The giver movie is much more action packed and that was one of the main things I loved about it but I feel like the addition of fiona in ways that include her and jonas were better ways to push him over the top to help the community to save gabriel. The fact that jonas was sixteen instead was really hard to take in at first but got more understandable and reasonable for the plot of the story and the gruesome world he had to go through. If jonas were 12 in the movie a lot of the scenes would be weird and awkward to watch such as the scene in the triangle and near the end of the movie the scene of jonas and fiona in the nurturing center. One aspect I did not like about the movie is that first almost the first whole one fourth of the movie we were color blind and it was really boring and bland compared to the book where we could imagine and not be held back by the black and white colors on the screen. The book is very straight forward unlike the movie to me. In the book we get to understand what jonas really feels and how he thinks in a better way then a voice over in the movie. One thing that really really set the movie apart from the book was the chief elder who became a villain to try and stop jonas form destroying sameness and everything the community has tried to achieve for years. But jonas had a much rougher life and the memories he got and the memories we were able to see in the movie really made a difference and really let us visualize the pain, sorrow, and other emotions that came along with the memories that gave jonas hope and courage and strength to achieve his goal of destroying sameness. The chief elder made many differences in the book such as creating a new semi main character who creates a friendship to say with jonas’s mother which creates more conflict and questioning from jonas’s mother when he starts acting strange in a scary way to the chief elder which mean it is starting to scare the mom. After jonas starts to act noticeably weird jonas’s mom snitches on him which never happens in the book because their was no chief elder villain to snitch too. One other difference that really helped me understand was the explanation of what they thought the boundary of memory is and what they thought would happen when they crossed it. Unlike the book the movie created a reason why they should leave the community other than saving gabriel, they now knew what they were doing and knew how the elders were keeping the memories inside jonas and gave a little more reason for the rule about no requesting for release than the book.
I believe that the movie is way better than the book because it is easier to understand, hypothesize, and connect than the book because of all the settele and obvious changes they have made to make the story better and more exciting like a movie should do.