The Break Up Movie Analysis

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The Break Up After watching the movie “The Break Up”, I can say that the protagonist Brooke Meyers and Gary Brobowski are a couple that live together in a condo where they share everything and care about each other. From the beginning to the end of the movie the couple experience different changes in their relationship, which start when they met in a baseball game, and end up when they decide to break up. This movie have clear examples of the different stages of interpersonal relationships, and how they affect us and our lives. The movie start in a baseball game when Gary saw Brooke for the first time and try to get her attention buying her a hot dog and asking her random questions to make her laugh. This scene shows the first stage or the…show more content…
On the other hand, Gary is a little selfish and never takes in consideration what Brooke likes and feels passion for. One of the early scenes in the movie describes what she is feeling and what take them to the weakening of the relationship. First, when she tell him that she always wanted to go to the ballet but Gary never took her because he said it is boring. Also, he never gave her flowers because he thought she didn’t like flowers based on a comment she said when they met. Finally, Brooke asks Gary to buy twelve lemons to make a decoration for a dinner they were going to have with their families, but he only bought three lemons. That night, after the dinner conclude, they get into an argument about Gary’s egoism, and she end up telling him that she wanted to break up with him because he didn’t understand the message that she was sending, and she only wanted him to commit to their…show more content…
Brooke only wanted Gary to apologize and change his attitude toward her. She wanted him to make up his mind and admit that he was acting wrong. Nonetheless, Brooke realized that she only crates a big hole in their relationship and push Gary away. Then, the last effort that Brooke makes to fix their affiliation was inviting Gary to a concert; one that Gary never assisted. After this, she is completely heart broken, and Gary found her crying in the apartment, here is when he realizes what had happened and he finally admits that he also have made a lot of mistakes. Gary tries to make up things with her, but it is too late because their relationship was unfixable; at that time, the only option they have was to keep going with their lives. Brook decided to quit her job and travel for many countries and Gary will try to fulfil his dream of taking his company to the next level. By now the stages are complete and the bonds are completely
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