21 Grams is
a pretty dark and heavy film, with time-jumping flashback editing.
This makes the pacing a little hard to
get used to, and could throw off casual movie watchers.
However, the story comes together in a
very interesting manner.
It's totally haunting and certainly not
the feel-good movie of the year, but totally good, in a weird
is a compelling drama about 3 people who meet through a terrible
The story, told out of sequence, shows
us the fragility of life, and how seemingly innocent circumstances
can change it forever.
Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, and Benicio del
Toro give outstanding performances in this highly unusual tale
of love and loss.
is a stunning, changeable motion picture (using the jigsaw puzzle
approach of images) that slowly resolves itself into a powerful
story of tragedy and redemption.
The movie is about three people dealing
with their own personal hell, and trying to survive their own
The picture is complicated to describe.
It wants to be a moral tale of love, death, birth, vengeance,