Vanessa loring is the adoptive parent of baby loring (juno's child) in the beginning she is seen. Juno macguff is a 16 year old teenage girl from the suburbs of st paul, minnesota when the. In 2007, fox searchlight released juno in canada and united states of america as a comedy-drama directed by jason reitman the film became hugely successful earning academy award for best original screenplay and oscar nominations: best picture and best actress for ellen page (juno-film: www wikipediaorg. Jason reitman's juno is just about the best movie of the year it is very smart, very funny and very touching it begins with the pacing of a screwball comedy and ends as a portrait of characters we have come to love strange, how during juno's hip dialogue and cocky bravado, we begin to understand the. The 2007 movie juno raises many ethical issues through the perspective of juno , a sixteen-year-old girl who becomes pregnant in high school the movie is based around the moral struggles she faces during the pregnancy, as well as how she handles other characters intervening and imposing their personal beliefs upon. Juno, the new film from director jason reitman, has been lavished with praise and awards two weeks ago, it received academy award nominations in several categories: best picture, best director, best actress and best original screenplay and like most of the movies nominated for best picture this year,.
She's sixteen she's pregnant and she's one-of-a-kind is juno a pro-life role model or just a mixed-up kid with the gift of gab. By karen sternheimer i finally had the chance to see juno this weekend after practically everyone has told me to go see it although i was miffed that i already heard all of the funniest lines on the commercials (but isn't that always the case these days), i found it to be a great movie and very different from. The main character in the movie juno is a 16 year old girl named juno she is witty, sarcastic and has a great sense of humor surrounded by the falling leaves of autumn, we find juno drinking “like ten tons of sunny d” as she decides to take three pregnancy tests to confirm her worst fear she is pregnant.
The stage is set for an irreverent insight into the life of a pregnant sixteen-year- old, and yet the ways in which juno approaches these thorny issues are never predictable while the plot revolves around the processes of pregnancy and adoption, the heart of this film is the eponymous juno and the eclectic cast of supporting. I saw juno when it came out in theaters, and i have not seen it since a friend asked me about my thoughts on it after watching it on video, and i put them down on paper they aren't a i think the movie captured some of this, as juno complains about missing out on normal teenager stuff the kids were not. First-time screenwriter diablo cody's script for juno contains a structure that flows naturally, working through its story to where it should obvious.
Released at a time of conflicting discourses on sexual education, reitman's film addressed the confusion experienced by teenagers as they came of age in a context where patterns of masculine and feminine behaviour were rapidly changing in this essay i argue that juno offers a complex understanding of the. Juno misrepresents the reality of abortion in america, and of abortion clinics in particular while there is much about juno as a witty and promising young person to admire there is much about juno as a film to resent and regret. Director jason reitman uses the cinematic techniques of scenery and sound to underscore the theme of personal responsibility in juno explicitly, juno deals with juno's character taking responsibility for her accidental pregnancy however , implicitly, the film addresses relationships and stereotypes and. Now that i've seen the movie, i can safely agree with ann hulbert: juno is a film about hot-button subjects (abortion, teen pregnancy, adoption, etc) that succeeds artistically precisely because it complicates, rather than over-simplifies, every one of the thorny issues it raises the only thing that's remarkable.
But this feel-good movie, which has garnered four oscar nominations and grossed $72million in the us since it opened in early december - and which opened in britain on friday - doesn't dwell long on such issues juno and her school chums scour the ads in a local free paper, looking for couples who. The picture juno has many levels of analysis as the film has several meanings and can be interpreted in a variety of ways the referential content of the film consists of the plot of juno getting pregnant the series of events that take place starting with the main character juno getting pregnant at 16 and having to decide what. Ashley fish engl 1010: i70 juno: unplanned pregnancy the central character in the 2007 movie juno, written by diablo cody who won an academy award for best.