By Eysuk Park
Have you seen the movie, August Rush? It is one of the most beautiful stories that I have seen. The entire story is that of an orphan who is a musical genius on a journey to find his parents. The story of this movie is a little unrealistic. But, the biggest strong point of this movie is that music in this movie is beautiful, and the story is interesting. One girl who is in my class said that kid who is a protagonist of this movie is so handsome. Many girls will love this movie for the same reason.
(Spoiler Alert! Don’t read any more if you don’t want to know the story!) Anyway, let’s recount the story. At first, we can see the handsome kid who is in an orphanage living a harsh life. He feels the sound and wants to express this sound even though he hasn’t learned the music. Coincidently, the movie shows the parents of this genius kid. They are living separately, the mother is teaching music to another kid, and the father is a business man. Also, the story shows their past. The mother was a famous cellist and the father was a rocker. They met accidentally and fell in love. After having a good night, they didn’t stay together because of her father. However, the important thing is that the woman was pregnant. The woman and her father had a dispute because of the baby, and at last, she got in a car accident. Her father told her that the baby died even though he was alive.
Like that, time flies 12 years. The kid escapes the orphanage and meets Wizard who is rough, brings up kids, and squeezes money from them. From this moment, the kid shows his talent. He learns the guitar so quickly, and earns money. He also enters the church, university and last, he does the orchestra. And, at the orchestra, family assembles following the power of music.
Seeing the movie, I thought the music in this movie was so good. It was one of the best movies that I have seen. Next time, after seeing another movie, I will say something for you guys. Until then, have a good night.