In de nabije toekomst wordt Noord-Amerika geteisterd door droogte, brand en oorlog. Het wordt nu Panem genoemd, een land verdeeld in de 'Hoofdstad' en twaalf regio's. Elk jaar worden twee jonge deelnemers van elk district uitgeloot met het doel om in een competitie de andere deelnemers uit te schakelen. Het volk wordt gedwongen om deze 'wedstrijden' te kijken. Voor vermaak, maar ook ter intimidatie van de onderworpen districten. Katniss neemt vrijwillig de plaats in van haar zusje, die geselecteerd was om deel te nemen. Peeta, een man zonder enige gevechtsvaardigheden, zal haar vergezellen. Samen moeten ze het op...
nemen tegen veel sterkere en beter getrainde deelnemers...
In a dystopian future, the totalitarian nation of Panem is divided between 12 districts and the Capitol. Each year two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Part entertainment, part brutal retribution for a past rebellion, the televised games are broadcast throughout Panem. The 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors while the citizens of Panem are required to watch. When 16-year-old Katniss's young sister, Prim, is selected as District 12's female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. She and her male counterpart Pee...
ta, are pitted against bigger, stronger representatives, some of whom have trained for this their whole lives.
The Hunger Games can be described as exciting, disturbing, and clever. The plot revolves around going against the odds, a future dystopia, and young heroes. The main genres are sci-fi, drama, and action. In terms of style, The Hunger Games stars a strong female character. In approach, it is serious. It is based on a book. The Hunger Games has received attention for being a blockbuster, critically acclaimed, and an award winner. It is well suited for teens. Note that it involves violent content.
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A refresher, in the event if you need one: In the “ The Hunger Games : Mockingjay Part 1," Katniss Everdeen ( Jennifer Lawrence ) is traumatized due to the capture of her old bud/sorta flame Peeta ( Josh Hutcherson ) after the last Quarter Quell games. Perhaps this doesn’t make much sense to non-fans, but in short: shit hit the fan in 'Catching Fire.' Peeta was seized and Katniss was "kidnapped" only to discover that several of her friends and supposed enemies were colluding to build their own underground resistance against the government. So in ‘Mockingjay - Part 1', the distressed Katniss reluctantly becomes a symbol of Panem's revolution against the tyrannical Capitol. It’s a burden she doesn’t want to bear, but one she’ll have to reconcile regardless. This latest entry in the 'Hunger Games' franchise stars most of the same players including Liam Hemsworth , Donald Sutherland , Philip Seymour Hoffman ,
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