At the same time, ohers presence in the touhys lives leads them to some insightful selfdiscoveries of their own. I liked both equally, but for very different reasons. What are some differences between the novel and film the blind. In real life, leigh anne tuohy met sue mitchell at. The blind side 2009 official trailer sandra bullock, tim mcgraw movie hd duration. The book, however, is very much a sports book about sports and the technical development of the game of football. Beyond the blind side, michael oher rewrites his own story. Why michael oher doesnt like the blind side, the oscar. Dank einer brillant aufspielenden, mit golden globe. Oher will play in his first super bowl on sunday, feb. Differences between the blind side book vs movie page 1. Before reading this book id seen the movie, so i thought i knew what i was in store for.
It uses football and the story of michael oher as a device to argue that. Though it wont completely win moviegoers over, theyll still be in awe of the bold lead actress. Michael oher michael oher leanne leanne portrayed by. Beyond the blind side, michael oher rewrites his own. In the blind side movie, the tutor, miss sue kathy bates, admits to leigh anne sandra bullock that she is a liberal who is more spiritual than religious. The movie version zooms in on leigh anne tuohy sandra bullock, the. Michael oher steamrolls over lifes obstacles the new. The blind side is a movie made up almost entirely of turning points and yet curiously devoid of drama or suspense. Michael lewis book the blind side tells the true story of michael oher, a poor black kid who gets adopted by a rich white family and transforms himself into a football star. So you will not get 100% out of the book if you do not understand the basic explanation above about the blindside. Oher and his adoptive family were depicted in the book and movie, the blind side.
Its author, michael lewis, focuses on the position of left tackle while also telling the story of michael oher. The blind side true story real leigh anne tuohy, michael. In the familys first live television interview, the tuohys said the movie the blind side is an accurate representation of ohers story. One alteration to the movie from the book was that michael attended briarcrest christian high school and in the movie michael attended wingate. The blind side has also become the highest grossing football movie and sports drama of all time domestically unadjusted for ticket. Michael ohers story became the blind side, the book, and then it became a movie. Michael lewis book the blind side tells the true story of michael. I think the movie did a really nice job of showing how. In his new autobiography, he brings a little perspective to a.
The blind side is a 2009 american biographical sports drama film written and directed by john lee hancock, based on the 2006 book the blind side. The movie based on a book by michael lewis tells the story of michael oher, a black nfl lineman who was adopted by a white southern family. There are several major differences between the novel and the movie the blind side. The blind side 2009 fullhd movie fullhd episode stream stream the blind side 2009 fullhd movie online free. The blind side depicts the story of michael oher, a homeless africanamerican youngster from a broken home, taken in by the touhys, a welltodo white family who help him fulfill his potential. The storyline features michael oher, an offensive lineman who was drafted by the baltimore ravens of the national football league nfl.
I loved both the book and the movie but they were different in many aspects. In his new autobiography, he brings a little perspective to a story that sometimes left him out of the equation. The blind side is an enjoyable that some may consider a bit too soft or safe. The blind side 2009 tt0878804 the story of michael oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an all american football player and first round nfl draft pick with the help of. In real life, leigh anne tuohy met sue mitchell at a sorority function. The book is a story about michael oher, and also why his position on the team commands the salary that it does. He is now playing for the panthers this year at the super bowl 50. The blind side true story real leigh anne tuohy, michael oher. The movie based on a book by michael lewis tells the story of michael oher, a black nfl lineman who was adopted by a white southern family when he was a homeless teenager. Cloud far from the madding crowd the girl on the train tuck everlasting northanger abbey me before you and then there were none still alice the blind side the fault in our stars the hound of the baskervilles jack reacher enders game carrie, the original under the tuscan sun the secret life of bees the shining, the original. Im also a major fan of the inspirational sports movie, so of course i went and saw the blind side in theaters, then grabbed a copy of the book to. For the most part, the film made the story more endearing and took away some of the less heartwarming aspects.839 744 1478 468 1221 708 914 686 906 488 987 830 169 1371 587 110 272 794 633 22 1070 1480 1613 809 891 393 373 413 859 1092 1478 1338 809 111 1014 463 171 950 851 298 361 1177 834 1490 1349