There arent enough young adult books that talk about mental health issues, and i think these types of books are importantespecially for teens. The film tells the story of violet played by elle fanning, and theodore finch played by justice smith who meet and fall in love, grappling with past traumas and regular obstacles of being teenagers. All the bright places deals with themes of loss, guilt, mental illness and family, the two main characters have dealt with loss in their lives, which strengthens their connection. Theres enough sad, solemn stuff in all the bright places for roughly 10,000 afterschool specials. But with the fast success of the netflix movie, there is always the chance that there could still be a sequel to the film. Learn everything you need to know about violet markey, theodore finch, and more in all the bright places. The story of a boy called finch and a girl named violet. This video was really hard to film, and just as hard to edit.
A film adaptation starring elle fanning and justice smith was released on february 28, 2020 on netflix. If you dont want to know what happens, please come back after youve read the jennifer niven book or watched the. All the bright places is a young adult novel written by jennifer niven that deals with the topic of teen suicide. The all the bright places book didnt pave the way for a sequel and there still isnt word on a sequel book. That said, hell be remembered by violet and us, of course for his good qualities. All the bright places is a young adult fiction novel by jennifer niven. This is a book that packs in a lot of serious issues, including suicide, bullying, abuse, and depression. With elle fanning, justice smith, alexandra shipp, kelli ohara.
Parents need to know that all the bright places is the film adaptation of the popular, highly respected ya book by jennifer niven who also cowrote the script. They almost throw themselves out of a window at exactly the same time. According to theodore finch, there is more to violet than meets the eye 6. All the bright places is heavy on quotes from famous writers who killed themselves. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
Theres a lot of gloom surrounding finch, which is probably inevitable for a character who commits suicide. Watch full episodes of all the bright places and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about html5. Theodore finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. All the bright places is jennifer nivens first book for young adult readers, but she has written four novels for adults american blonde, becoming clementine, velva jean learns to fly, and velva jean learns to drive as well as three nonfiction books the ice master, ada blackjack, and the aquanet diaries, a memoir about her high.
Parents need to know that all the bright places is the youngadult debut of the author of the velva jean series, and suicide is the central theme. All the bright places by jennifer niven, paperback. Though its premise is unequivocally darkthe opening scene involves dual thwarted suicide attempts all the bright places is full of humor, honesty, and beauty. Embry reveals that he may be bipolar and should talk to a specialist and get medication. Netflixs newest ya film all the bright places follows two teens theodore finch justice smith and violet markey elle fanning who are both struggling with their own mental health issues after the death of her sister eleanor, violet is having suicidal thoughts as she tries to cope with the grief, while theodore has an undiagnosed mental illness, in which he reveals he sometimes has. Heres why this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Reading all the bright places will change your outlook on life. All finch hears is another label to make him more of a freak.
Take a break from tv, video games and social media and cuddle up with a good book. What is all the bright places about and why should i care. Asking for a hug in a job interview isnt exactly standard protocol, but thats what justice smith did in his audition for the new netflix film all the bright places. Its rare for a film adaptation to overcome the book is better pitfall, and all the bright places is not. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they discover that even the smallest places and moments can mean something. Interview with jennifer niven all the bright places spoilery duration. We were bowled over by this young adult novel about two teenagers struggling with mental illness, pain, and confusion and looking for reasons to carry on. I recently read all the bright places by jennifer niven and loved it. Here are my thoughts having read all the bright places by jennifer niven. All the bright places ending explained by elle fanning. Jennifer nivens 2015 young adult novel all the bright places was lauded as a gripping story about teenagers struggling with mental illness. The message is ultimately hopeful, but the path to finding hope is heartbreaking, and readers should keep a hankie close by.
The book was winner of the goodreads choice award in 2015, the same year it was first published. Ny times bestselling ya novel and now movie from jennifer niven. All the bright places the moviewhich stars justice smith as finch and was released on netflix todayforgoes most, if not all, of finchs suicidal tendencies. The fault in our stars meets eleanor and park in this exhilarating and heart. All the bright places by jennifer niven is a heartbreaking book about mental illness and its powerful effects on the person suffering from it, and the people around them. These two high school seniors might have never gotten to know each other if it werent for a crazy coincidence. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Book trailer for all the bright places by jennifer niven created for a school project 2015 all images from tumblr music by ed sheeran words. I have sticky notes all over the pages, just like finchs wall. The story of violet and theodore, who meet and change each others lives forever. If you havent watched the movie yet or read the book by jennifer niven on which the film is based, be prepared that this article will 1 contain a bunch of spoilers, and 2 just be an overall huge bummer. A book talk for all the bright places by jennifer niven, in which i take a first person approach to presenting theodore finch, one of the main characters. In all the bright places, characters violet and finch each have. I feel like niven gives an honest portrayal of mental health in all the bright places.
If netflix were to release a sequel, the movie could focus on violet in the aftermath of finchs death and how she moves forward with her life after another. Now, lets talk about the heartbreaking ending of all the bright places. Its awkward and stumbling, but its something we need to talk about and live out. All the bright places cannot be described with one word. A former cheerleader who runs around school picking locks, shes a walking paradox. Finch himself had a hard time seeing those good qualities, though. The work was first published on january 6, 2015 through knopf publishing group and is nivens first young adult work. All the bright places stars elle fanning and justice smith share their thoughts about the films powerful ending and how they hope audiences will feel. Review all the bright places by jennifer niven leereader. Keep in mind that some of these quotes contain spoilers. All the bright places really is a beautiful book thats worth reading. Reading all the bright places will change your outlook. Complete list of characters in jennifer nivens all the bright places. The main message of the book is about understanding that everyone is going through something, and everyone deals with their experiences differently.
Netflix has brought yet another young adult novel to life jennifer nivens 2015 bestseller, all the bright places, officially made its way to the streaming service on feb. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Ive been to book signings and events in the past where you just hope to god someone shows up, so at each stop along my all the bright places tour, ive been happily, excitedly overwhelmed by all the lovely, lovely readers and their enthusiasm. All the bright places by jennifer niven is a video booktube by a teen litpick student book. Two fragile teens one still hurting from a devastating loss, the other struggling with both internal and external upheaval meet, fall in love, and attempt to help one another heal. Quotes tagged as all the brightplaces showing of 37 the thing i realize is, that its not what you take, its what you leave. The roller coaster in all the bright places is an actual. Niven tells the story from two different voices, those of high school students theodore finch who goes by finch and violet markey.
Jennifer niven chats about all the bright places youtube. This book is tremendous in heartbreak, coping skills, love, loss and grabbing life and enjoying it while you can. This book was recommended to me after i finished reading everything, everything by nicola yoon as i had loved that book so much. Were discussing plot points in all the bright places. From writing nonfiction books and adult fiction, jennifer niven decided to dip into the young adult genre after her literary agent of 15 years. Violet markey is popular, and theodore finch is the school freak. Books similar to all the bright places all the bright places. The best line of the book is on page 23, some people hate him because they think hes weird and he gets into fights and gets kicked out of school and does what he wants. Popular books and best sellers for tweens and teens to. I mention the film which is released on netflix this coming friday. The differences between the all the bright places book. Faye carnes is the owner of the bookmobile park, a series of parked trailers with books. In his worst moments, he felt broken and undeserving of love.1188 716 1351 1314 114 1317 958 1341 1214 455 1473 1070 601 1086 1611 1549 78 1446 241 1451 1354 458 266 1213 791 1298 1301 854 1667 1343 1246 1668 1233 443 297 1268 192 957 631 95 678 1348 770