Me before you is a romance novel written by jojo moyes the book was first published on 5 january 2012 in the united kingdom a sequel titled after you was released 29 september 2015 through pamela dorman books. Me before you premiered in theaters last night and is showing in wide release today this is jojo moyes's much-anticipated movie adaptation of her 2012 novel by the same name this is jojo moyes's much-anticipated movie adaptation of her 2012 novel by the same name.
“me before you” is an adaptation of jojo moyes’s fictional book by the same name in the film, will traynor, played by sam claflin, became quadriplegic after a traffic accident the movie depicts 30-some-year-old traynor confined to a wheelchair, paralyzed from the chest down. The story, based on the book of the same name by english author jojo moyes, tells of businessman william “will” traynor (played by the hunger games trilogy’s sam claflin), who is rendered a quadriplegic after being hit by a motorbike and of louisa “lou” clark (played by emilia clarke of “game of thrones”), who, after losing her job at a bake shop, finds herself assigned to be will’s caregiver.
“me before you” is jojo moyes's much-anticipated movie adaptation of her 2012 novel by the same name i'm not really a fan of romance novels i read the book and saw the film because of their larger agenda: the escalating debate over euthanasia. Emilia clarke, left, and sam claflin in me before you photograph: alex bailey/ap w hen the marketing team behind me before you came up with the hashtag #liveboldly to promote this story of a young disabled man considering assisted dying, they could scarcely have predicted that it would be used to expose the movie’s problematic message.
Me before you the movie, as directed by thea sharrock, is better than the book because it dispenses with the idea of understanding anyone’s internal motivations me before you is about the surfaces of these questions, not the depths.
Me before you supplies a safe alternative due to his condition, will can never strictly be lou's lover (again, this is not a question of the facts of quadriplegia) due to his condition, will can never strictly be lou's lover (again, this is not a question of the facts of quadriplegia. Euthanasia prevention coalition executive director alex schadenberg, whose organization is calling for a boycott of the movie, calls it, disability death porn ‘me before you’ perpetuates the idea, that death is better than living with a disability, schadenberg wrote on his website.
Emilia clarke (as louisa) and sam claflin (as will), in a scene from the film version of jojo moyes’ thought-provoking ya book me before you photograph: alex bailey/ap/warner bros most of the best ya fiction books leave room for the reader to decide how they want to interpret them.
Me before you premiered in theaters last night and is showing in wide release today this is jojo moyes's much-anticipated movie adaptation of her 2012 novel by the same name i'm not especially a fan of romance novels nonetheless, i read the book and saw the movie because of their larger agenda.