Movie Review: The Longest Week Review
This month has been extremelyÂ hectic therefore, was not able to read a book. Â Instead I have a movie review! Â The movie is called The Longest Week. Â It came out in 2014 and stars Jason Bateman and Olivia Wilde.
Jason Bateman plays a character named Conrad Valmont who comes from a life of privilege, never having to work a day in his life. Â Receiving weekly allowances from his parents, all the while living on their dime.
Olivia Wide plays a character named Beatrice Fairbanks who was classically trained on the piano as a young child, and was brought up to be a refined young women. Â Wanting to become a jazz player but models even though it is not what IÂ would like to describe as her “calling”.
Their week-long love affair is definitely one for the books (you’ll have to watch to find out why)!
I absolutely adored this movie. Â This is a comedy-drama dealing with “rich people problems” and also problems dealing with relationships, abandonment, friendship, and in a way self worth. Â This is not a normal movie I would see, but the title was intriguing and I love Jason Bateman. Â This “love” story within this is realistic with this struggles of the characters and the chemistry between Jason Bateman and Olivia Wilde is great. Â By the end the perpetual child that is Jason Bateman’s character, really kind of grows up and has a sort of “enlightening”. Â This is a much recommended movie! Â Rated PG-13 and only 1hour and 26minutes long, you can watch it with your kids or just by yourself!