~ Top spiritual movies on the online Movie Watcher’s Guide to Enlightenment blog ~
David Hoffmeister: The movie The Time Traveler’s Wife is a masterpiece at undoing specialness, it is a love story that goes beyond the surface level of special, romantic love toward unconditional love.
Henry is an involuntary time traveler who cannot seem to control when he leaves. He is here one moment and gone
Movie Watcher's Guide to Enlightenment: The movie The Giver plays out themes of repression, secrets, forgiveness, discovery of true identity, and the realization that a world without love cannot be the real world. Awareness of truth is the end of illusions.
Emotion/Themes: Fear, Repression, Secrets, Separation, Community, Discover True Identity, Forgiveness
Mini Review: In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences, or choice, Jonas is to be