What is the movie tuck everlasting about
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie BabbittDoomed to - or blessed with - eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When ten-year-old Winnie Foster stumbles on their secret, the Tucks take her home and explain why living forever at one age is less a blessing that it might seem. Complications arise when Winnie is followed by a stranger who wants to market the spring water for a fortune.
Young Winnie Foster, stifled by the formality of her proper life and domineering mother, escapes into the woods only to get lost. Soon she happens upon Jesse Tuck — a boy full of life and adventure who's unlike anyone she's ever met — and falls in love. The Tucks, a kind and generous family, have a powerful secret — a spring that holds the magic of everlasting life. And now Winnie must choose to live life as she knows it or drink from the spring. When a young woman meets and falls in love with a man from a family of immortals, she must choose between her beloved or life without him.
It contains a lesson: "Do not fear death--but rather the unlived life. But wiser still was Socrates, who said, "The unexamined life is not worth living. The movie, shot in rural Maryland Blair Witch country , tells of a young woman named Winnie Foster Alexis Bledel who feels stifled by strict family rules. Her mother Amy Irving frowns disapprovingly on just about anything, but is especially certain that Winnie should never talk to strangers or walk alone in the woods. One day, Winnie up and walks in the woods, and meets a young man named Jesse Jonathan Jackson. He warns her against drinking from a spring at the foot of a big old tree, and then his older brother Miles Scott Bairstow grabs her and brings her back to their forest cottage on horseback.
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It explores the concept of immortality , which might not be as desirable as it may appear to be. It has sold over 5 million copies and has been called a classic of modern children's literature. The book is also sold with the reading connections included.