"The Hours" by Stephen Daldry.

Essay by vince911University, Bachelor'sA+, January 2006

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When I watched this movie it is a little confusing to me. I don't get the whole theme and concept of the movie, and how it relates to art and life. This movie focuses on crucial moments in three lives, gradually revealing the connections among them. The movie is about the roles of women and the consequences of rejection by the decision they made.

In life everyone has a choice whether it is by our own choice or the choice being pressure upon us. But both choices are very different. I think that when we make our own choice we already know whether the consequences will good or bad. But when we make the own based on the pressure of other when there is a bad consequence of that choice, we have to be the only to blame for and other who put that pressure upon us will not be there to help us carry that consequence.

For example, when I first met my husband I was still living in Vietnam. At the time my husband is living in America. I made the choice to marry him with being pressure or forbidden from my family. I am very glad that I made the choice to marry my husband because I am now living happily with him for more than two years now. I have no regrets living my parents behind in Vietnam, even though I do miss them, but I know my husband is my soul mate and I am meant to live by him. With my parents I can always go back to Vietnam to visit them.

In the movie the director delivers a delicate, heart-rending portrait of a woman coming undone before reaching a profound understanding about her and the choices she's made. Therefore the consequences of living...