This was a difficult movie to watch, because what is depicted is based on a true story, and these incredibly harmful "conversion camps" are still a legal thing in the majority of the states in the USA. It was heartbreaking and infuriating to watch and to know this kind of thing is still happening.
So many emotions!!! This was my first time to watch any version of this (and I've never read the book) and when Amy destroyed Jo's manuscript in the fire!!!!! That is nearly unforgivable!!! 😱😱😱
And then fortunately (for me) Rachel on Friends spoiled the part about who dies long ago. It helps me to know what I'm getting into sometimes...
And least we end on a happy note.
This movie gets off to a really slow start and I was quite board for at least the first 20-30 minutes before it finally started to pick up the pace and get interesting. I don't know if the pacing issue is just because I'm used to the much faster pace of new movies today, or what.
I keep getting bored on and off throughout this movie. Modern pacing has ruined older movies for me.
Also, I just realized that Tom…