The Lovely Bones Research Paper
In the beginning of the movie, Harvey lures Susie into an underground lair he claims he built for teens to "have fun". He asks her inappropriate questions and she no longer feels comfortable and wants to leave. He …show more content…
More than 300,000 children die in America each year. Coping with traumatic events can take years to overcome. (Galica) Jean Golica a licensed marriage and family therapist wrote, "When a child dies in a family, the members feels as if they have been ripped apart, unwanted, which creates tension and conflict." (Galicia) The Lovely Bones was a visual example of a family coping with the anxiety of losing a daughter while the murderer gets away.
Peter Jackson did a great job directing the Hollywood drama which has proven to be realistic. He manages to squeeze in a gripping portrait of a serial killer, a family falling apart after a traumatic event, and a police procedural all within two hours. Watching this movie gave me chills and a sense of awareness that anything can happen at any given