Finding Neverland – Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland - Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland – Finding Neverland

  For more than 100 years has taken up the story of Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie, the world and its triumph in the hearts of big and small children, and now almost zeitdiagnostisch. Finally, it identifies a Jugendwahn, accepting more absurd features – see Michael Jackson. Such critical or inquiring expect from Marc Forster’s biopic about the author of the cult figure, however, is a mistake to learn to fly, his film is an ode to dreams when the power of the (child’s) imagination, which itself comes along like a fairy tale.
(# ) As the newest play by the renowned Scottish author JM Barrie (Johnny Depp) in the performance in London flat falls through, it seems the writers to success at the temporary end of his career, having arrived at. Contrary to Thomas Alva Edison’s dictum, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration,” he misses former especially when he was in a park on the recently-widowed Sylvia Llewelyn Davies (Kate Winslet) and take their four sons. He quickly becomes friends with the children and find in them a drive to push into previously unknown regions of the imagination. A departure for new shores, but to consider the grandmother of the guys (Julie Christie), Barrie’s wife (Radha Mitchell) and his producer Charles Frohman (Dustin Hoffman) is extremely suspicious. But the author and his four young friends are already in their fantasy world, “Neverland”, until finally the reality in the form of a blow of fate catches up.

What are as insight into the life of author JM Barrie and thus pretends to be a kind of cinematic biography, takes a closer look even show characteristics of a fairy tale: four fatherless brothers and an adult friend, a grandmother and a restrictive and superficial unloving wife, which themselves are all more or less dressed up characters from the fundus the myths and legends that challenge little but make life itself a fairy tale. It is beautiful to look at, but sometimes also very on the edge of kitsch and pure escapism – following the motto: “When you’re life and your environment does not come clear, easy to travel in the imagination:” Without doubt, Johnny Depp and deliver the four guys a splendid theatrical performance now and are therefore potentially at the Academy Awards with (at least) be considered a price, but the rest of the ensemble remains despite big names frighteningly pale and woodcut. As in Kindergschichten just dominate one-dimensional characters who are not fit for a realistic drawing of her characters. As a fairy tale but that’s ok …

Title: If min Neverland – Finding Neverland Country of production: U.S., UK Year of production: 2004 Length: 106 ( ) of material: Buena Vista

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