Monday, June 13, 2016

Voices Speak Out Against ‘Me Before You’ movie; Quadriplegic Living Is ‘Not A Death Sentence’

Joni Eareckson Tada
Joni Eareckson Tada (Inquisitr/Getty Images)
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Me Before You, the controversial romantic drama movie based on Jojo Moynes best-selling book of the same name, continues to do well with ticket sales despite the fact that many are unhappy with the film. Though Moynes and the creators of the films state that they have no sociopolitical agenda with the story, many of the disabled community do not see it that way.
 

“I have no problem with people seeing [Me Before You] and not liking it for 101 different reasons; you go into every project with that as a possibility. I understood going into it how vulnerable a topic it is and susceptible to very strong opinions. It has big themes in it that are very easy to make quick judgments on,” says Sharrock in a story recently posted on Inquisitr. “It’s a fundamental misunderstanding of what the message is. It’s a fictional story about how important the right to choose is. The message of the film is to live boldly, push yourself, don’t settle.” But those words are not bringing much comfort to some.CONTINUE READING ON INQUISITR >>>

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