June 17, 2011 1 Comment
Everyday we all make decisions that often times seem infinitesimal to us and others. You give spare change to someone who asks, not knowing that action will carry on for that person. We say yes to helping someone more out of friendship or being nice, but that action means something different to the person who is receiving it. Our actions carry weight, whether we realize that something small as giving change, helping others, or looking out for your best interest all have an impact down the road. Innocuous actions in our daily lives all come together in the end, as life itself comes full circle, we must look back on what we do and evaluate our actions. 21 Grams is a movie that poses a question about our decisions in life. How much does our life and life of others matter. Do you mourn the loss of a child more than an adult? Do you value your life over someone else’s? 21 Grams brings together three different story lines, all tied together because of one significant event that impacts everyone’s life. All three stories, three different people, 3 different consequences.