The movie August Rush was a phenomenal movie that portrayed many aspects to music. The plot of the movie was very well portrayed and it made it easy for the viewer to follow what was happening throughout the scenes. August Rush was a homeless, but very talented young boy. All of the noises around him sound like a symphony to him, and he greatly appreciates the music that he comes in contact with. August has no clues to who his parents are, but he feels that music will help reunite their family. This movie is a shocking surprise throughout the whole film.
The movie gave me a lot of emotions as I was watching it in class. For example, at the beginning of the movie when they showed Lyla and Louis meeting for the first time and having together, this made me so excited. The movie really demonstrated how in love they were with each other. At the end of the night, they had a romantic evening on the roof looking over Washington Square where they had slept together, and Lyla had become pregnant with their child. The morning after, they got rudely interrupted and Lyla left the scene. Her father made me very angry because of the personality that he had. Months later when Lyla got into the accident, the father signed off on the adoption papers without getting permission from Lyla. From that day on, Lyla thought that her son was dead.
The movie goes on to Evan growing up from a little boy in a group home. He runs away from the group home hoping to find his parents, and he ends up in an old theatre living with runaways. At this theatre, Evan picked up a guitar for the first time and played it like a professional. Evan gets re-named to August Rush and in the matter of six months he is conducting a symphonic orchestra in Central Park. Lyla later finds out when her father is sick that her son is alive and she does everything she can in order to find him. The adoption agency gives her a picture of Evan, and she is desperate to find him. At the end of the movie, it was ironic...
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