Roles and actors: "Between heaven and earth." True love story
The actors who played key roles in the film now deservedly rank among the highest paid stars in Hollywood. At the time of release of a melodrama in rent, its actors were not yet popular. “Between Heaven and Earth” is a film that played a fairly large role in the development of their film career, although it cannot be said that it was decisive.
Brief description of the plot
The main character Elizabeth Masterson, played by Reese Witherspoon, works hard at the clinic as a surgeon. One day after work, she has an accident, the girl finds herself in a long coma. After several months, sister Lizzy decides to rent her apartment.
The new tenant is the guy with whom Elizabeth had to go on a blind date the day she got into an accident. The guy named David Abbott begins to seem strange things, he now and then sees in his apartment some girl.After some time, it becomes obvious that this is not just a girl, but a ghost. Elizabeth is trying to explain to the guy that she is the owner of this apartment.
David decides to help Elizabeth stay in the afterlife. But he finds out that the girl is in a coma. Elizabeth, in turn, convinces herself that she is still alive. In the few days they spent together, a warm feeling arises between the young people, which then develops into true love. The actors managed to embody this feeling on the screen.
Between Heaven and Earth: Actors
The film cannot be called a blockbuster or a profound tape, but it is a touching melodrama about true love with a bit of good humor. The main male role was played by the still rather young, but already very promising actor Mark Ruffalo. “Between Heaven and Earth” is a film that has become for the actor one of many worthy works in his career. At that time, he had already had such worthy films as "The Participant" (2004) and the drama "Speaking with the Wind" (2002). After the film, Mark became a real Hollywood superstar, he starred in the Avengers franchise and the blockbuster film Illusion of Deception.
As for the main character, her role was played by the magnificent Reese Witherspoon, who by that time was in great demand in the film industry. Even then, there were such significant works in her piggy bank as American Psycho (2000) and Legally Blonde (2001). After filming "Between Heaven and Earth," the actress added many worthy films to her list of works.
"Between Heaven and Earth" (2005 film): rental
The director of the film was Mark Waters, who specializes in films of this genre. The film's budget amounted to 58 million dollars, a significant proportion of which was received by the actors "Between Heaven and Earth". Reese Witherspoon alone earned $ 15 million.
Boxing fees melodramatic tape amounted to a little more than 100 million, having recouped the budget almost doubled.
The basis for the plot of the film was the novel by the writer Mark Levy "And if this is true?". The film was quite warmly received by both viewers and professional film critics. Perfectly played their roles, the actors demonstrated a good level and skill. "Between Heaven and Earth" - a film that, when viewed from the viewer, is penetrated by the fate of the characters and empathizes with them.This is a sincere and pure story about high feelings that can be called love.
"Between Heaven and Earth" is a 2005 film, which, although not a masterpiece of cinema, is deservedly considered a decent film with a well-developed plot, a high level of acting and a pleasant atmosphere. The film is nice to watch and review, it looks decent even more than ten years after its release.
The picture did not make the main actors the stars of Hollywood, which they are today, did not bring them an army of fans and world-wide fame. But you can say for sure that the actors played their roles adequately. "Between Heaven and Earth" won the prestigious cinema award Teen Choice Awards.
This picture demonstrates that even films that do not collect a lot of applause and billions in rentals can be interesting. They delay the viewer so that it is impossible to break away until you see the story to the end. The film managed to show itself from the best side, to collect quite a lot of friendly reviews. Of course, first of all, the success of the film brought the actors, director and film crew.