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Plot: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an approaching hurricane, so he is forced to hitch a ride in a Geo Metro with an attractive but eccentric woman named Sara.
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conventional romance with a surprise brave ending
In “Forces of Nature,” Ben Affleck stars as Ben, a repressed, buttoned-up stuffed shirt writer who, through a series of natural and manmade mishaps, ends up spending the several days before his impending marriage in the company of a freespirited, totally spontaneous and liberated young woman named Sarah, played by Sandra Bullock.
For the vast majority of the film’s running time, the screenplay follows the conventions of the opposites-attract scenario almost slavishly. The script even provides Ben’s fiancee with an overly-convenient replacement in the form of a now-hunky childhood friend she has not seen in years who rekindles sparks with her on the eve of the wedding.
Thus, the stage is set for the predictable true love romantic finale. But, damn, if the writers don’t pull the rug out from under us and shatter the time-honored cliche. This is particularly surprising because, up to now, the film has exhibited no trace of iconoclasm in either its plot or character development. In fact, the screenplay is less a full-fledged narrative than a series of photographic montage sequences strung lazily together as Ben and Sarah engage in one cutesy situation and encounter after another. Thus, the unconventionality of the resolution comes as an even more stunning surprise than it otherwise might.
Affleck and Bullock are very appealing as two young people who complement each other’s strengths and weaknesses and who learn to offer one another valuable life lessons. “Forces of Nature” emerges as one of those rare films that is, perhaps bizarrely, actually better in retrospect than in the watching.
Fun road romcom with Ben Affleck, a zany Sandra Bullock and a great ending
A man (Ben Affleck) sets out to fly from New York to Savannah to be married to his bride (Maura Tierney), but circumstances compel him to use other means of transportation with an attractive, but screwy traveling companion (Sandra Bullock). Will this new relationship and their misadventures change his plans over the course of the next two days?
I’m a sucker for road movies and Affleck is great as the principled protagonist, but Bullock’s character, Sarah, is so erratic she becomes seriously irritating by the midpoint that it’s hard to see how anyone would find her appealing, at least as a possible lifelong companion. Thankfully, the sights are interesting and the pair’s mishaps are amusing enough (although I feel the script needed a rewrite to flush out better prospects). In addition, the last act is actually ballsy and totally changed any negative feelings I had. The movie’s not really anti-marriage; it just shows the awful truth and potential glory. In other words, it’s realistic and balanced.
What’s funny is that Roger Ebert expressed outrage over the climax and called it smarmy. All I can say is he didn’t ‘get’ it because it’s not disingenuous at all. In fact, it’s revelatory; and wholly fits. I don’t want to say anything more because I don’t want to spoil it. Reflect on the key points and everything makes sense.
The film runs 1 hour, 45 minutes and was shot in New York City, Washington DC, Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Steve Zahn is on hand as the best man.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 45 min (105 min)
Genre Comedy, Romance
Director Bronwen Hughes
Writer Marc Lawrence
Actors Sandra Bullock, Ben Affleck, Maura Tierney, Steve Zahn
Awards 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Production Company DreamWorks SKG, Roth-Arnold Productions
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Film Length 2,948 m (Spain)
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm