The Razors Edge
The Razors Edge was a story created in 1944 and two years later was transformed film (in 1946) and redone in the mid-1980s. It is a captivating story of a man’s quest to find the meaning of life. The movie brought you to many places and left me questioning many actions, only to find the answer of why he did it shortly after his actions. This movie has many meanings, it makes you think, it gets under your skin, and it really makes you think about how you live your life. The first time I saw this movie, it did not have much effect on me, it was the second and third time I watched it that it really provoked such thought and showed me so many meanings in one film; it was astonishing.
One of the biggest things the movie was trying to say to me was, you cannot live your life for others and although you can repay for a life it is not the same. Larry’s first fiancée Isabel wants him to be rich, have a big house, and a lot of things, lots of things Larry did not see as necessary. She tried to push him and get him money and all the things Larry just did not want to do. Money cannot buy you happiness. Larry shows how it can’t and teaches us not that it is unnecessary but that it cannot make you happy, not with someone else, not by yourself. It is common mistake in this world in to this day to. Of course you can buy things with money and you can have tons of stuff and big houses and a whole bunch of other things, but those are all temporary. Its doesn’t last. The truth is it never will last. Its almost like a fake happy. This a meaning that is throughout the whole entire movie. I do believe Larry did love her and in the end she did love him too but you cannot live your life trying to make someone happy if you are not. After Larry comes back from the war things do not get much better at all. Larry had to face the death of someone who became very close to him. He is suffering and its hard for him to be happy at all. He breaks off...