The end of the original book is similar, but there are important differences that make the outcome written by Malerman much darker and scary.
Now turned into a real public phenomenon, & # 39;Bird Box (Blind)& # 39 ;, the movie directed by Susanne Bier and the lead role Sandra Bullock, is one of the latest Netflix hits. Of course it seems that originally had a much darker end than the one that culminates in the movie. (You may be interested: So are the scary creatures of "Bird Box")
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Bird Box (Blind) & # 39; is based on the homonymous novel by the American author Josh Malerman At the end of the film, Malorie (Sandra Bullock) and the two protagonist children (Vivien Lyra Blair and Julian Edwards) achieve their goal: to reach a house where there is a community of survivors who have managed to build a safe and free environment of the strange units which causes some death by looking at them.
The reason why the survivors managed to avoid eternal death is very simple: they are blind. The end of the original book is similar, but there are important differences that make the outcome written off Malerman Be much darker and creepy. Malorie and the children come in the community and yes, the survivors are blind, but they are blind because they themselves caused blindness to survive. (You may be interested: Netflix does not prompt users to perform the dangerous challenge based on the movie "Bird Box").
Undoubtedly a more spooky and hopeless end, which is different from what was seen in the film, where Bullock's character brings his children into a home for blind people who, for obvious reasons, are most prepared to survive the new situation.
In an interview for polygon, Susanne Bier He stated that his adaptation is "slightly more positive in many aspects" and that it is also "different" to the original novel, although both are "very related". "The book also has a positive ending, although it is not so clear. I would not have liked to make an apocalyptic movie where there was no end to hope ", comments on the director.
"I'm not particularly interested in the audience, either at home or in the cinema, live in a dark perspective, it's not something you believe in … it's a hopeful touch in certain values that I really appreciate. I thought it was very important, the director continues.
Directed by Susanne Bier (& # 39; After the Wedding & # 39; In a Better World) & starring Sandra Bullock, Trevant Rhodes, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar, Tom Hollander, Sarah Paulson, and John Malkovich. Bird Box (Blind) & # 39; is the new success to Netflix, after being seen by 45 million users in their first week on the platform. (You may be interested: Sandra Bullock: "Bird Box" is a metaphor of what it means to be a mother ")