Losing someone who was close to you really affects you both mentally and physically. The new movie The Sky Is Everywhere is a movie that relates much to this scenario. It tells a story about a high school girl suffering from losing a loved one and then coping. All you can think about is how you could spend your time together with them again and all the things you could’ve said or done differently.
She then found herself romantically involved and stuck between two people close to her. Be sure to watch the movie on Apple TV+, and let’s find out if it’s based on a real story or is scripted.
Real or Scripted?
Apple TV+’s ‘The Sky is Everywhere’ revolves around a high school girl who recently lost a loved one. The movie is written by Jandy Nelson, based on a beautiful novel. After the loss of her mother, she decided to write a novel about her experiences and imparted her feelings into the character of her novel. Through Lennie, she shares her experiences of grief, love and all the other feelings.
Even with the novel being fictional, she related many real-life incidents to her novel. The loss of her mother, the relationship with her brothers and the friendship she had with other people inspired her to imagine and put the characters in her novel with different personalities of everyone. With the movie being inspired by the novel and with the characters being fictional.
We can say that the story is scripted and not precisely real. Still, it is no accident that this heart-touching story is not just a story written from a mind of beautiful imagination and creativity but also includes some of her life experiences. With the movie coming out, I am sure that many people can surely relate their lives or experience to some of the other parts of the movie.
The movie is about a high school girl suffering from the loss of her elder sister. She tries to cope with her loss and soon finds herself romantically involved with her elder sister’s former fiancé, who becomes close with the loss of the former. She also finds herself interested in a new boy in town and shares Lennie’s same sense and love of music.
After the death of her sister, she finds herself establishing relation with her fiancé Toby, but during that time, she meets this new boy in town, Joe, who is very handsome and shares the same love for music as she does; she then realizes that he is falling in love with Joe. She realizes her relationship with toby is wrong and wants to be with Joe.
But one day, Joe finds Lennie comforting toby by kissing him, which breaks his heart, ending his relationship with her. After making efforts and struggling for a while, Lennie writes a letter to Joe expressing her feelings; Joe forgives her and gets back to her. Lennie and Toby become good friends and visit the grave of the loved one. Lennie walks away smiling, knowing that her sister would forgive her for what she has done.
Grace Kaufman is seen playing the role of Lennie, a high school girl trying to cope with the loss of her sister Bailey. She is one of the main characters of the story. Kaufman was also seen in movies like ‘Man with a Plan’ (2016) and ‘My Sister’ (2014). Havana Rose Liu plays the role of Bailey, who is Lennie’s sister who was engaged to Toby. She also acted in ‘No Exit’ (2022) and ‘The Chair’ (2021).
‘Home again’ (2017) and ‘Catch-22’ (2019) are some of the movies he has acted in. Pico Alexander plays Toby, who was the fiancé of Bailey and the love interest of Lennie in the movie. Jacques Colimon plays the character, oh Joe, who is the new town in boy and love interest of Lennie. He is a Haitian-American performer, poet and human rights activist based in Los Angeles. He also received the B. Iden Payne Lead Actor award.
Release and Reviews
The Sky Is Everywhere is a movie filled with music, nature, death and love, which made its first appearance on YouTube on January 20, 2022, in a trailer. The way the characters are presented, keeping the movie alive all the way through, makes the movie a good watch. The film made by A24 and DiNovi Pictures was released on February 11, 2022, on Apple TV+.
The movie has received an IMDb rating of 6.8/10 and a 67% on Rotten Tomatoes. The story makes the movie very unique and enjoyable keeping the viewers interested and engaged in the movie as it goes on, making the movie a perfect watch.