I am back once again with another film review. If you didn’t know already I have recently been watching a YA film adaptation each month and then reviewing it. This month I watched Midnight Sun, which was actually adapted from a film into a YA novel of the same name by Trisha Cook. I have yet to read the book but really wanted to give the film a watch. Here is my review!
Sheltered since childhood, 17-year-old Katie Price lives with a life-threatening sensitivity to light. The world opens up to her at night when she ventures out to play her guitar for random travellers. One night, Katie encounters Charlie, whilst she is sat playing her guitar. Charlie is a young man she has secretly been admiring for years.
I knew very little about the film or book before watching but I finished watching the movie and immediately reserved a copy of the book from my library. I throughly enjoyed the film and it really had me thinking throughout and for a long while after watching the film.
I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when it came to acting in this film because I had hardly seen Bella Throne (Katie) and Patrick Schwarzenegger (Charlie) act before. I was pleasantly surprised with their acting and felt as though they both portrayed Katie and Charlie very well. The supporting cast of this film does not disappoint either.
Overall, this film is well worth a watch, just make sure you have some tissues with you. I cannot wait to read the book and see how it differs.