This obliviousness becomes apparent in director marc webb's film, (500) days of summer, in which the main character, tom hansen, attempts to gain the attention of summer finn, a coworker he is rather, the premise is centered around the disintegration of love and the imperfections involved in romantic relationships. 500 days of summer is one of those stories that's supposed to be a love story but isn't and although we are warned about this up like a switch that can be turned on and off, the film sets conditions for empathy in such a way that the story gets under our skin we cheer for tom until we are hoarse, our. While it isn't a love story, (500) days doesn't focus on much beyond the relationship of the main characters tom and summer, told strictly from tom's perspective for those who haven't seen the film, the basic premise is that tom is a hopeless romantic who is searching for his soulmate, who he believes is. I love 500 days of summer and though i didn't like any of webb's spiderman movies he had the relationship between gwen and peter down perfectly the carnival/fair scene in tasm2 really solidified me on that i still have hope for webb, i think he didn't have any real control of the overarching story of the.
This movie doesn't play out chronologically, but instead jumps back and forth through time using flash back (giannetti & leach 2008, p48) in depicting the relationships struggles faced by tom , (500) days of summer addresses the main theme dealing with those small but significant moments between two. Zooey deschanel and joseph gordon-levitt play amorous co-workers in “(500) days of summer,” directed by marc webb one indication of the film's thinness is that summer has no such professional or creative pursuits — she's the assistant to tom's boss (clark gregg) — and no identifiable passions. 500 days of summer is a story where a boy meets a girl, he falls in love with her yet she does not truly love him the movie shows the progression of the relationship of tom and summer it begins when they first meet when summer begins working as a secretary where tom works and progresses to them casually dating.
Marc webb's film (500) days of summer, is an unconventional unrequited story about love tom hansen meets summer finn at work and instantly knows that she is the girl for him he takes the viewers on a journey through the highs and lows of his continuously evolving relationship webb relies on editing, style, and image. I love a lot of movies, but i've never loved another movie like i love (500) days of summer (500) days of summer is full of fantastic scenes, but here are the ten best (if you've yet to see it's in the ikea bedroom that summer tells tom she doesn't want a relationship, that she wants to keep things casual.
On first viewing, the scene in which tom and summer go to ikea on day (34) of their (500) days together does seem to function in this way but rather than the slogan may also refer to how relationships like tom and summer's are part of the everyday, that like the vast reach of ikea's global empire, the film's themes of love. There is a moment in every relationship where you arrive at this point where you know if this is going to be the one- that is, unless this moment never arrives 500 days of summer, the debut feature film from director marc webb and screenwriters scott neustadter and michael weber, is a romantic comedy that evolves. Back in april of last year, when pajiba posted a glowing review for (500) days of summer, we anticipated a backlash (500) days is a movie about unbalanced relationships, and anyone who has been in their share of relationships probably understands the unbalanced relationship -- it's the leading cause.
The final scene of the film provides the best supporting argument for this theory after accepting that his relationship with summer is truly over, tom begins to pull his life together and attends an architecture interview the building's interior is brown tom is finally in the right place in his life a place where he. You might think that revealing the end of tom and summer's relationship might be a spoiler for (500) days of summer yet, the film does the same thing the film goes out of its way to ensure you know that this is not going to end well in the beginning, we get to know both tom and summer, who have quite. 500 days of summer is the story of a guy, tom, who falls in love with a girl, summer but this is not a love story the film follows the course of their 500 day relationship through the highs and lows, from beginning to end – though not in chronological order when summer ends the relationship, tom is.
500 days was applauded for featuring downtown la as an almost leading character, so a couple of us at buzzfeed made it our mission to find out what it was about the film that we channeled tom and summer and set out to explore their relationship both to each other and to the city they called home. To preface, i have seen this movie maybe five or six times now and love everything about it however i have always been somewhat confused as to why summer goes off tom and marries someone else at the end of the film i believe it is meant to be somewhat ambiguous as we see this movie from the.
The story is presented as a nonlinear narrative, indicating in what order the events take place by displaying a given number out of five hundred (the amount of days that tom was occupied with summer) preceding each scene according to one of the film's writers, this story is based on a past relationship of. (500) days of summer (2009) on imdb: movies, tv, celebs, and more eventually, tom ends up questioning their status with one another, which manages to put strain on the relationship, causing her to request the dreaded time apart (500) days of summer chronicles the bitter sweet beginnings, the untimely endings. The film is presented in a nonlinear narrative, jumping between various days within the 500 days of tom and summer's relationship there is an on-screen timer showing the day the following is a linear summary of the plot on january 8, tom hansen meets summer finn, his boss's new assistant tom is trained as an. The wife and i saw (500) days of summer last night before we caught inglourious basterds very different movies, with very different messages but since i'm a dating and relationship coach and not a revenge coach, i'm going to focus on the offbeat romantic comedy just for a moment the story recounts the two year on.