There, both Hayley and Jeff's true intentions come to light, their meeting which was no accident on either side, and the intentions which may be incompatible and have serious and deadly consequences. When he awakes, he is tied up to a chair, and Hayley accuses him of pedophilia. Rather than being extremely gory, the adult themes of the film lead to a more psychological creepiness. It's discomforting, questionable, and shares a weird parallel with reality as it discusses a heavy controversial topic. Le sugiere a Jeff que le haga una sesiÃ³n de fotos, y llega incluso a quitarse parte de la ropa. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Hard Candy is also one of the most implausible films committed to celluloid. Great stylized look to this film too. Cuando llegan, Hayley localiza rÃ¡pidamente algo de vodka y comienza a preparar unos cÃ³cteles. Regardless, Hayley is further able to convince Jeff to continue their face-to-face at his place. Regardless, Hayley is further able to convince Jeff to continue their face-to-face at his place. A powerful scene which was so intense and disturbing I may never forget it.
It's a remarkable film that will stay with me for many weeks to come. Se encuentra en un cafÃ© con Jeff Patrick Wilson , un joven al que ha cono-cido a travÃ©s de Internet. The story itself was a good one, but the phoniness of what goes down once Hayley and Jeff are back at his apartment is so over the top and the story just kind of fades. I am not convinced why Hayley did what she did; how far she planned everything to the last detail and what her motives were. The acting and story is intense and you can't avert your eyes from the screen even though there are times where you think you might have to. The pacing was steady, and phenomenal - after a brief exposition we get into the real suspense about 20 minutes into the film, and it doesn't let up from there.
Hayley flirts with him in spite of the age difference and proposes to go to his house. This is a good movie. Hard Candy 2005 Hard Candy : After three weeks of chatting with the thirty-two year old photographer Jeff Kohlver over the Internet, fourteen year old Hayley Stark meets him in the Nighthawks coffee shop. However, even with its powerful narrative and performances, it's a complicated and vague film that expects audiences to develop their interpretations of certain outcomes than presenting them. It's not a movie for those who like light-hearted films or films that are completely resolved in the end. Their interactions, including their meeting, are laced with indirect sexual innuendo, most specifically on Hayley's part, although Jeff is clear also in an indirect manner that he does not have sex with minors. An early fall release date has been rumored, and I can only hope this movie doesn't get lost in the shuffle between summer blockbusters and Oscar season.
I was lucky enough to be in one of the first test audiences for this film in Los Angeles. An early fall release date has been rumored, and I can only hope this movie doesn't get lost in the shuffle between summer blockbusters and Oscar season. No matter what you say to these women, they just keep arguing. The film also has no sense of irony and subtlety: Nelson could have made points about the hypocrisy of Hayley and the role-reversals she undertakes but that would have disrupted the smug dialogue. You watch with amazement as this little teenage girl who seems so innocent really controls the entire situation.
Hard Candy is an intense psychological drama, with incredible performances by both Ellen Page and Patrick Wilson. The slow, suspenseful film is set mainly in the Los Angeles home of photographer Jeff, a 32 year old man whom Hayley, a mature 14 year old girl who met him online, suspects to be a pedophile. I couldn't have been more wrong! During that scene, we never see what's happening but it was spine tingling just seeing the emotions and listening to the dialog of the characters. Lastly, I liked how even though the film was a very powerful drama, the script had some light humor in it as well. The cinematography and camera work went excellently with the film. Hard Candy is an intense psychological drama, with incredible performances by both Ellen Page and Patrick Wilson. A heroine who spouts references and smart talk beyond her years.
He gave a very interesting and powerful performance as a pedophile who didn't want to admit he had a problem. It immediately immerses audiences into its unsettling universe where everyone are either perpetrators or oblivious to the main narrative. Nothing comes out right, but hey keep arguing just to think it pleases them. They are indeed precocious fourteen year old Hayley Stark and thirty-two year old photographer Jeff Kohlver. Why didn't she ask about the blood on Hayley's forehead? Another thing which was very interesting about this film was that it actually relied more on the facial expressions and dialog then on actual images.
Even though Hayley isn't an overly likable character, I was cheering her on throughout the whole film. They are indeed precocious fourteen year old Hayley Stark and thirty-two year old photographer Jeff Kohlver. Rather than being extremely gory, the adult themes of the film lead to a more psychological creepiness. It's an incredible screenplay that Mr. MÃºsica: Molly Nyman y Harry Escott. Reviewed by ekiza23 10 This is a film about a girl of 14 years old and a 32 years old guy.
Even the brief appearance by Sandra Oh as the inquisitive neighbour is an embarrassment. Or maybe it is only a history of vengeance. A powerful yet disturbing film that touches on a subject matter that is constantly being ignored in our world but be warned this film is definitely not for the weak hearted crowd. You won't know until the end of the film. You know what this movie reminds me of, and never saw this one before it. ProducciÃ³n: David Higgins, Richard Hutton y Michael Caldwell.