The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

DVD - 2014
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Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2014
Branch Call Number: DVD DRAMA Fau
Characteristics: video file,DVD video
digital,optical,stereo,Dolby 2.0
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1
1 videodisc (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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stinasmami22
Aug 07, 2017

Great movie. Way better than expected! The love story was great and the message to love in the here and now was great.

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Skylar0806
Apr 26, 2017

I would Recommend this book to anyone 13 or older, because it has a lot of bad words. Words i am not allowed to say. And has a chapter that is not great for younger kids to read. But it is by far one of the best books I have ever read. It was so romantic and sad. I did cry a few times. lol<3

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kpelish
Mar 01, 2017

This film is well-meant and the actors play their roles well, managing their cancer diagnoses and effects on their lives and plans. However, it didn't strike a chord with me.

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JLIOlib
Feb 06, 2017

Simple yet moving.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jan 04, 2017

The fault in our stars is a very sad movie but I enjoy it very much. It was depressing, hilarious, and contained all the emotions that anyone could ever feel! The main character Hazel Grace was played by Shaylene Woodley who used to star in the hit show The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Augustus Waters played by Ansel Elgort was also one of the main characters in this movie and frankly one of the most important. Everyone seems to know that the books of movies are always usually better but in this case the movie was very great. Personally I thought that the book was a lot better and contain a lot more details but the movie got to show you how the characters in the book felt and displayed emotion in real life. The ending was the part that got me the most, as it is very sad and it made me cry several times. Since the book revolves around cancer, it was very emotional to watch throughout the movie especially when, surprise, someone dies! Since the movie was not as great as the book I would rate it a 4/5.
- @Montgomery of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

A lot of book to movie adaptations are not true to their books, important parts from the books get cut out or things get changed a little too much and the movie ends up being completely different than the book. This, however, was not the case with the movie adaptation of The Fault In Our Stars. I found that I enjoyed the movie just as much as I enjoyed the book. The cast was pretty close to how I had imagined the characters and all of my favourite parts from the books made it into the movie. Another great thing about this movie is that it is not the type of movie where you need to read the book first to get the full experience. Someone who has not read the book can watch the movie, understand the whole thing and love it just as much as someone who has read the book. The Fault In Our Stars is a wonderful movie that made me laugh and cry and I would definitely recommend watching it. 5 Stars
- @bookworm of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

The Fault In Our Stars is a very emotional and sweet teen film about love and loss. It is the movie adaptation of the book with the same name, and it is actually extremely similar to the book. Nothing was really changed or left out which is a good thing in my opinion since the story was well-written and didn’t need much tweaking. Since this story does revolve around the main characters having cancer, it is very sad and will probably make you cry. This film holds a lot of meaning and emotion.
- @reginaphalange of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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chamecb
Dec 11, 2016

Fantastic!

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JohnHy
Nov 21, 2016

An excellent movie with a central metaphor for all of our short lives in the infinity of time. As a bonus: no guns, no fights, very little swearing. Ansel and Shailene worked well together.

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nuttypro
Nov 19, 2016

The film centers on a 17-year-old teenage girl named Hazel who was diagnosed with stage-4 thyroid cancer at age 13. Thanks to an experimental drug Hazel's cancer is in remission, but she must be on supplemental oxygen due to lung damage. Hazel has an infectious, upbeat personality, but incredibly the film portrays her as having no friends. Her mother, played by Laura Dern, pushes Hazel to join a cancer support group, where she meets another cancer survivor, Gus, an 18-year-old leg amputee with whom she reluctantly falls in love. She persuades Gus to read a book of fiction that has obsessed her -- a book that ends in mid-sentence. This ending so haunts Hazel that she yearns to find the author and discuss the ending. Gus locates the author, who is living as a recluse in Amsterdam, and they arrange a trip to visit him. To their dismay, however, the author is a anti-social alcoholic who rudely dismisses their questions. Later, when Gus succumbs to cancer, however, the author attends the funeral, and attempts to make amends with Hazel. Unfortunately, Hazel treats the author's attempt to reach out with the same rudeness he previously treated her.

There it is. Sappy, unrealistic, predictable and disappointing. But thanks to Shailene Woodley's performance as Hazel the film may bring tears to your eyes.

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britprincess1ajax
Jul 20, 2016

Happily surprised, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS played like beautiful music to the ears. It's one in what I hope will be a string of stellar films aimed at adolescents, starting in more recent years with PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER. It's not so bad for what was falsely marketed as a cheesy teen sob story. The characters use polysyllabic words and have a sense of grace and integrity. Perhaps the source material by fantastic writer and all-around fun personality John Green is where this film's credit lies. It seems to be a close adaptation, not veering too far from the page, and producing, as a result, a strong film about adolescents dealing with grown-up diseases and life events much bigger than them. It was neither sappy nor insensitive, straddling that line superbly. The message is sweet, that love is sometimes the greatest medicine, repairing the human spirit, but the means that we arrive there, the journey itself, is intricate and honest. I applaud THE FAULT IN OUR STARS for daring to be different than its shabby TWILIGHT-knock-off neighbours. I highly recommend it.

Way to much sexual content, and they disrespected our LORD and HIS Angels and if there is even life after death, which there is, of course. The plot was good, but they didn't even know what to do with it. Didn't even waste my time finishing it. Not at all recommended.

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marypatricee16
Jul 05, 2016

Maybe Okay
Will Be Our
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ZEKI_FOR_LIFE
Apr 25, 2016

"Maybe okay will be our always" *cries my eyes out*

Black_Dog_300 Oct 12, 2014

"It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you"

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olivehorse
Oct 09, 2014

We don't get to choose if we get hurt in this world, but we do get a say in who hurts us."

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EternalJules
Sep 28, 2014

Okay? Okay. ❤❤

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EternalJules
Sep 21, 2014

" I fell in love with the way you sleep; slowly then all at once." ❤❤
* sigh* :D

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marypatricee16
Jul 05, 2016

The Fault in Our Stars book is about a sixteen year old girl named Hazel Grace,Hazel has all sorts of cancer in her body especially her lungs.Hazel was usually depressed so her mother put her into an Support Group where she first saw Augustus Waters.After a while they both became friends and had the same hobbies such as reading.So to get Hazel's heart Augustus emails Hazel's favorite author.The author invited both of them so Amsterdam to discuss the ending of the book Imperial Affliction.So after Augustus made up his mind he decided to take Hazel to Amsterdam to meet the author.This vacation had some negatives and some positives such as the author Peter Van Houtsun.As this negative person tried to mess up Hazels dream vacations Augustus seems to make it up to her by taking her out on a fancy date.After this life remembering event they both seem to move on.Augustus is now dating Hazel grace for about a few months until the truth came out,several months ago Augustus got a PET scan and it showed he had more parts of him had some type to cancer.After a few heart breaking news Augustus passes away which really threw off Hazels balance,soon enough Hazel slowly recovers from her broken heart.
Thank you for reading ={)

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