The Notebook Directed By Nick Cassavetes

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“It was an improbable romance. He was a country boy. She was from the city. She had the world at her feet, while he didn’t have two dimes to rub together.” In the 2004 movie the Notebook directed by Nick Cassavetes we see an unlikely romance between a rich city girl, Allie Hamilton (Rachel McAdams), and a poor country boy Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling). Based on the bestselling book by Nicholas Sparks, the Notebook shows us how relationships change throughout different stages of our lives but love will never diminish. The film begins with a scene at a nursing home, where see an old man, Duke, reading to a woman, Allie, whose memory has started to slip due to Alzheimer 's. He pulls an old notebook and in a flashback we are taken to Seabrook Island, North Carolina in the 1940’s. This is where we meet Noah Calhoun a dirt poor local kid who is played by Ryan Gosling. Gosling, who is undeniably one of the most popular actors of our generation, does an outstanding job portraying his character. His ease and confidence makes us believe he was made to play this role. When he tells Allie that relationships are something you don’t give up on “So it 's not gonna be easy. It 's going to be really hard; we 're gonna have to work at this every day, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, every day. You and me” He speaks with such great passion and emotion that it tugs at our heartstrings. The movie then continues to a carnival where Noah first sees Allie and

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