#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – The film discusses a philosophical approach at redemption. The protagonist Manual Jordan has gotten parole from a life sentence for the murder of Abner Easley, and returns to the city he lived in to try to seek redemption. He ends up living and working at a community house run by a preacher, Miles Evans. The film is equipped with beautiful voice-overs about the meaning of life and different philosophies for getting redeemed. Manual also becomes friends with Adele Easley, his victim’s sister, in an attempt to make up for what he did. While working at the home he has interactions with Sofia Mellinger, the druggie daughter of a famous singer, struggling with the lack of adult guidance in her life.
Plot: Manuel Jordan is a man who is free after serving 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery. After nearly two decades of staring at his victim’s face on a newspaper clipping in his cell, the paroled man attempts to find redemption, in the form of a mysterious minister and two needy women
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If that’s alright with you…
“Levity” is about redemption; it is about a lot of things inside something ironically simple, about philosophy and the human mind, about thoughts, second chances and about many other things if I want to say them. It’s also one of those pictures with a cast of terrific actors who got interested in the project for some reason and did it.
It is worth it, if you like slow and detailed stories that are easy to understand f you don’t think much; kind of like “The Constant Gardener”. But “Levity” is different from ‘Gardener’ in the way that things are more difficult to understand; the film is truly philosophic. The music, a mix of powerful songs, is a key element in the development of the story, which maintains a mood of depression and sadness.
The story was written by Ed Solomon, who also directed. What is interesting and discussable about Solomon is that he seems to have saved his best lines and ideas for his first movie as a director, because he has written nothing like this in the past. His movie credits as a writer include: “Men in Black”, “Charlie’s Angels” and “Super Mario Bros”, among other films that are not better than this one, which isn’t great itself.
You like the movie because of its honesty; the honesty of its story, of its characters, of its images. The frames and sceneries are so beautiful and so clear that you are not able to take your eyes off the screen; maybe Roger Deakins (director of photography: “The man who wasn’t there”, “A Beautiful Mind”) has something to do with it.
Then you’ve got the terrific cast, which makes the movie even more watchable. I was surprised that Morgan Freeman’s voice is recognizable over a phone. Freeman plays a role in the film, which he also produced. At the top of his game and in the platform of a calm man; he speaks his lines as if they weren’t Ed Solomon’s but his own.
Billy Bob Thornton stars as Manuel, the main point of the movie. Thornton, an actor who can go from peaceful (“The man who wasn’t there”) to totally crazy (“Bad Santa”), finds himself closer to the side of the movie in black and white than to the one in color, if you know what I mean; and he does it perfectly well; I still wonder how he studies a role, how he constructs it.
Holly Hunter is the female element. Hunter is the kind of actress who can pass totally unnoticeable in a film, but however leaving you a big impression. I admire that quality in a performer; and Hunter portrays her role so normally, that she comes as the closest to a human being in the picture. Then we have the talented Kirsten Dunst, over the edge as most of the time, and creating another good character with a lot of authority and commitment.
As it looks like, “Levity” can’t fail; but it’s not going to blow your mind off. If that pleases you
Thorton stars as a man who is free after serving 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery. After nearly two decades of staring at his victim’s face on a newspaper clipping in his cell, the paroled man attempts to find redemption, in the form of a mysterious minister (Freeman) and two needy women (Dunst and Hunter).
I saw this film in the 99 cents store. I looked at the cast, which are great. I looked at the price, which was also great. And I read the plot in the back of the VHS, which got me to buy this film. It looked interesting. So there I watched the movie and I loved it! It’s one of the best films ever made.
It was well crafted, beautifully cast, with a great script. I was moved and gripped. For me, this is Billy Bob Thornton’s best performance, yet, although I haven’t watched Monster’s Ball, yet. His performance was superb, like everyone else in the cast, including Morgan Freeman, Holly Hunter, and Kirsten Dunst.
This film is subtle on everything. It keeps your attention and it is a good moral film. I never have much to say about great films, and it’s no different here. If you see this film on the shelf, I suggest you to go buy it because it is your money’s worth, although I bought it for 99 cents.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 40 min (100 min)
Genre Crime, Drama
Director Ed Solomon
Writer Ed Solomon
Actors Billy Bob Thornton, Morgan Freeman, Kirsten Dunst
Country United States, France
Awards 1 nomination
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Arriflex 535B, Cooke S4 Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision 2383)