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The Longest Ride is a must see

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Luke (Scott Eastwood) and Sophia (Britt Robertson) enjoy getting to know each other while dining al fresco in “The Longest Ride.” (Michael Tackett/Twentieth Century Fox)

Emily Baumgartner– A film adaption of Nicholas Sparks’ novel “The Longest Ride”, is currently playing in local theaters- and it is worth the watch. The plot line consists of a southern college student falling in love with a professional bull fighter and the challenges that come with their opposite worlds.

My thought before seeing the movie was that it would be just like any other Nicholas Sparks story, two star crossed lovers with a tragic death at the end. However, I was proven wrong. The story goes much deeper than just bull fighting and falling in love. The pair, Luke and Sophia, encounter an elderly man who tells them his life story and how he had once loved. They eventually realize that love is not just a happy ending, but a choice and sacrifice that is not always easy.

Yes, I am aware that this is the same moral of all of Nicholas Sparks’ novels, but to me, I saw it more clear and evident in this film than any of his other productions. If you are someone who has never had interest in Nicholas Sparks, then this movie probably will not change your opinion for that matter. For someone who has read and seen all of his stories on the big screen, then this one will probably impress you more than his novels’  past adaptations have.

What sets this film apart from those of his other novels is that it is a good movie on its own. You don’t have to read the book to get the main theme, it is clearly shown in the film by itself.

The official movie trailer can be viewed on YouTube.

Used with permission of MCT campus.
Main characters Luke Collins and Sophia Danko enjoy their first date. Used with permission of MCT Campus.

 

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The Longest Ride is a must see