Twilight - Chapitre 2 : Tentation [BluRay 720p | TRUEFRENCH]: L'amour, le danger, et le choix de Bella
Twilight - Chapitre 2 : Tentation [BluRay 720p TRUEFRENCH]
Twilight - Chapitre 2 : Tentation (The Twilight Saga: New Moon) is a 2009 American romantic fantasy film based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer. It is the second installment in the Twilight film series, following Twilight (2008). The film follows Bella Swan, a human teenager who is in love with Edward Cullen, a vampire. After Edward leaves her to protect her from his world, Bella falls into a deep depression and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. However, she soon realizes that she is in danger from a vengeful vampire and a secret society of vampires who want to destroy her.
Twilight - Chapitre 2 : Tentation [BluRay 720p | TRUEFRENCH]
The cast and crew of the movie
The film features a star-studded cast of young actors and actresses who rose to fame with their roles in the Twilight saga. The film also has an experienced director and writer who brought their own vision to the adaptation of Meyer's novel.
Kristen Stewart as Bella Swan
Kristen Stewart plays Bella Swan, the protagonist and narrator of the film. Bella is a 18-year-old girl who lives in Forks, Washington, with her father Charlie. She is deeply in love with Edward Cullen, a vampire who saved her life in the first film. However, after Edward breaks up with her and leaves town, Bella falls into a state of depression and isolation. She eventually finds solace in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf who has a crush on her. Stewart portrays Bella's emotional turmoil and resilience with subtlety and intensity.
Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen
Robert Pattinson plays Edward Cullen, Bella's vampire boyfriend who leaves her at the beginning of the film. Edward is a 109-year-old vampire who was turned into one by his adoptive father Carlisle when he was dying from Spanish influenza in 1918. He has superhuman strength, speed, senses, and beauty, as well as the ability to read minds. He is part of a coven of "vegetarian" vampires who do not feed on humans, but on animals. He loves Bella more than anything, but he believes that he is putting her in danger by being with her. He decides to leave her after she gets injured by his brother Jasper during her birthday party. Pattinson portrays Edward's anguish and devotion with charisma and charm.
Taylor Lautner as Jacob Black
Taylor Lautner plays Jacob Black, Bella's childhood friend who becomes a werewolf in this film. Jacob is a 16-year-old boy who lives on the Quileute reservation near Forks. He is part of a pack of werewolves who are sworn to protect humans from vampires. He has a warm and outgoing personality, as well as a muscular physique. He develops feelings for Bella after he helps her cope with Edward's departure. He also reveals to her his true nature as a werewolf and his rivalry with Edward's coven. Lautner portrays Jacob's loyalty and passion with energy and humor.
Chris Weitz as the director
Chris Weitz is the director of this film, replacing Catherine Hardwicke who directed the first one. Weitz is an acclaimed filmmaker who has directed films such as About a Boy (2002), The Golden Compass (2007), and A Better Life (2011). He also co-wrote and co-directed American Pie (1999) with his brother Paul Weitz. He brought his own style and vision to this film, making it darker, more action-packed, and more faithful to Meyer's novel than the first one. He also worked closely with the cast and crew to create a realistic and immersive world for the story.
Melissa Rosenberg as the writer
Melissa Rosenberg is the writer of this film, as well as all four other films in the Twilight saga. She is also a successful screenwriter and producer who has worked on shows such as Dexter, Jessica Jones, and Red Widow. She adapted Meyer's novel into a screenplay that captured its essence and emotion, while also adding some changes and improvements to make it more cinematic and engaging. She also collaborated with Weitz and Meyer to ensure that the script was faithful to their vision and expectations.
The story and themes of the movie
The film tells a captivating story of romance, fantasy, and adventure, that explores themes such as love, loss, identity, and choice. The film follows Bella's journey as she deals with Edward's absence, Jacob's presence, and her own destiny.
The plot summary
The film begins with Bella having a nightmare about growing old while Edward remains young. She wakes up on her 18th birthday and receives gifts from Edward and his family. However, during her birthday party at their house, she gets a paper cut while opening a present, which triggers Jasper's bloodlust. Edward pushes Bella away from Jasper, but accidentally injures her more. Carlisle stitches up Bella's wound while Edward decides to leave her for her own safety. Bella falls into a deep depression for months until she reconnects with Jacob Black, who helps her fix two old motorcycles. They become close friends and spend time together riding bikes, watching movies, and cliff diving. However, Jacob starts acting distant after he joins Sam Uley's gang of bikers. Meanwhile, Edward believes that Bella has died after Alice has a vision of her jumping off a cliff. He decides to go to Italy to provoke the Volturi, a powerful coven of vampires who enforce the laws of their kind. Alice returns to Forks to find Bella alive and tells her about Edward's plan. They rush to Italy to stop him before he exposes himself to humans. They arrive just in time to prevent Edward from stepping into sunlight in front of a crowd during a festival. However, they are taken to meet Aro, Marcus, and Caius, the leaders of the Volturi, who are interested in their abilities. Aro reads Edward's mind and sees that Bella can block his power, as well as Alice's. He wants them to join his coven, but they refuse. He then decides to kill them, but Alice shows him a vision of Bella becoming a vampire. He agrees to let them go, on one condition: that they turn Bella into one soon. They return to Forks, where Edward apologizes to Bella for leaving her. He tells her that he loves her more than anything, but he does not want her to become a vampire. He says that he will stay with her only if she agrees to marry him. Bella is shocked by his proposal. Meanwhile, Jacob confronts them at their house. He reminds Edward that he has broken their treaty by biting a human. Edward says that he did not bite Bella, The romance and drama
The film focuses on the love triangle between Bella, Edward, and Jacob, who represent different aspects of Bella's personality and desires. Bella loves Edward for his beauty, mystery, and devotion, but she also fears losing him and becoming a vampire. She loves Jacob for his warmth, friendship, and humanity, but she also feels guilty for hurting him and Edward. She is torn between two worlds and two loves, and she has to make a choice that will affect her future.
The fantasy and adventure
The film also features many supernatural elements and action scenes that add excitement and suspense to the story. The film introduces the werewolves, who are the natural enemies of the vampires. They have the ability to transform into giant wolves and communicate telepathically. They are led by Sam Uley, who is the alpha of the pack. They protect Bella from Victoria, a vengeful vampire who wants to kill her to avenge her mate James, who was killed by Edward in the first film. The film also introduces the Volturi, who are the oldest and most powerful coven of vampires in the world. They have various special abilities, such as mind reading, pain infliction, and illusion creation. They enforce the rules of their kind, such as keeping their existence a secret from humans and not creating immortal children.
The darkness and danger
The film has a darker tone and mood than the first one, reflecting Bella's depression and the threats that she faces. The film uses a colder color palette and a more somber soundtrack to create a contrast with the first one. The film also shows more violence and blood than the first one, such as when Bella cuts her finger and bleeds profusely, when Jasper attacks her, when Edward fights with Felix and Demetri, and when Alice decapitates a vampire. The film also shows more emotional pain and suffering than the first one, such as when Edward leaves Bella, when Bella screams in her sleep, when Jacob rejects her, and when Edward tries to kill himself.
The reception and impact of the movie
The film was a huge success both commercially and critically. It also became a cultural phenomenon that influenced pop culture and society.
The box office success
The film was released on November 20, 2009 in 4,024 theaters in North America. It broke several records at the box office, such as the biggest midnight opening ($26.3 million), the biggest single-day gross ($72.7 million), and the biggest opening weekend ($142.8 million). It also had the third-highest-grossing opening weekend of all time at that time, behind The Dark Knight (2008) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). The film also performed well internationally, earning $709.7 million worldwide against a budget of $50 million. It became the eighth-highest-grossing film of 2009 and the 40th-highest-grossing film of all time at that time.
The critical acclaim
The film received mostly positive reviews from critics, who praised its improvement over the first one in terms of direction, writing, acting, and visual effects. The film has a 28% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 222 reviews, with an average rating of 4.69/10. The site's critical consensus reads, "The Twilight Saga's second installment may satisfy hardcore fans of the series, but outsiders are likely to be turned off by its slow pace, dullness, and bloated running time." The film also has