Sleepless in Seattle a Film Directed by Nora Ephrons

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There are times in life when love is taken for granted. People fall in love for many different reasons, some for money, some for convenience and others simply because their family approves of the marriage. Then there are those who fall in love because they truly are in love and have found the love of their life. Does that only happen once in a lifetime? Most believe so, but for some love can happen more than once. They say that, “People who have truly loved once are more likely to love again.” (Fieldstone) For Annie Reed and Sam Baldwin searching for true love becomes a journey that neither one are prepared for, but both blindly engage without realizing where they are headed. Annie proclaims, “What I really don’t want to do is end up …show more content…
Annie’s transition begins while she is driving in the car and a talk show comes on. She finds herself totally consumed by a young boy who has lost his mother and his father who is so desperately grieving. She listens to Jonah and Sam on the radio and is taken up in the moment. The writer uses many words repeatedly in this film all of which are an indication to what is happening to the character. As she is listening to Sam speak about meeting his wife for the first time, he says, “I was just taking her hand to help her out of a car and I knew. It was like …magic.” (IMDb) This word strikes a chord in her because she has heard this word before, when her mother was speaking about meeting her father for the first time. She is beginning to see a pattern. She mutters the word, “Magic” the same time Sam does. The seed is planted and now will begin to grow. Sam sits on the bench with the phone next to his ear and speaks to Dr. Fieldstone. Jonah has begun this conversation with his phone call into the radio station, however now he sleeps on his father’s lap. Sam continues to spill his heart out for all of America to hear. Dr. Fieldstone asks Sam what was so special about his wife. He continues, “Well, it was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together... and I knew it. I knew it the very first time I touched her.
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