Share Do we control our destiny, or do unseen forces manipulate us? Matt Damon stars in the thriller The Adjustment Bureau as a man who glimpses the future Fate has planned for him and realizes he wants something else.
Production[ edit ] In early drafts, the character Norris was changed from a real-estate salesman, as in the short story, to an up-and-coming U. Shots were planned in advance with storyboards, but changed often during shooting to fit the conditions of the day.
The visual plan for the film was to keep the camerawork smooth using a dolly or crane and have controlled formal shots when the Adjustment Bureau was in full control, with things becoming more loose and using hand-held cameras when the story becomes less controlled.
Original ending[ edit ] According to Nolfi there was an alternate endinglater revealed as featuring actress Shohreh Aghdashloo as the Chairman: The Chairman was going to be in female form, too. Ultimately, while making the movie, I realized how important it was going to be for people to put their own beliefs in the end and not foreclose that.
I just had to not show the Chairman, so I ended up not going that way. In her memoir, Aghdashloo said Nolfi gave her a different explanation. He blamed Universal Pictures for the change to the ending: As actors, we all know we're at the mercy of the editing table, but not to this extent, never had I experienced it.
The director, George Nolfi, decided I should play God. Everything went great until I got a call from the director who was asking to have lunch with me. He was on the verge of crying. He said, the distribution company believes that you cannot play this role. Religious themes[ edit ] Some reviewers identified Abrahamic theological implications, such as an omnipotent and omniscient God,   the concepts of free will and predestination  and elements from the descent to the underworld a mytheme dating back at least to the story of Eurydice and Orpheus.
Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film three out of four stars, describing it as "a smart and good movie that could have been a great one, if it had been a little more daring. I suspect the filmmakers were reluctant to follow its implications too far.
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The Adjustment Bureau is a American romantic science fiction thriller film loosely based on the Philip K. Dick short story "Adjustment Team". The film was written and directed by George Nolfi, produced by Chris Moore and stars Matt Damon and Emily Blunt. The cast also includes Anthony Mackie, John Slattery, Michael Kelly, and Terence Stamp. The film tells the story of a United States. Part Hollywood romance, part paranoia thriller,The Adjustment Bureau is an enjoyable romp in large part on the strength of Damon and Blunt’s likability and chemistry — qualities notably absent in recent star vehicles like The Tourist and Knight and Day. An action thriller about a man (Matt Damon) who decides to fight the powerful Adjustment Bureau, risking his political future to be .
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David, the main character, is a politician running for Senate. His campaign is going really well until a photo from college is leaked to the media of him.
Jun 09, · The Adjustment Bureau - In the Men's Room: David (Matt Damon) meets the alluring Elise (Emily Blunt) in the bathroom and easily falls in .