Series: Recovering Desire
In the sci-fi thriller movie The Giver, emotion is seen to be the cause of all terrible things in this world. Therefore, an injection is given to every person, every morning, to numb all emotion. The screen color is black and white and gray as if signifying how dull everything is when emotion is deleted from the human experience. Everyone just goes through life without feeling… until one young man gets curious. Jonas wonders what it is like to feel and why everyone is trying to stop him from doing so.