Watch Atlas Shrugged: Part I
- 1 hr 42 min
Atlas Shrugged: Part II-2011 is a drama that engages the imagination. This wonderful story is based upon the writings of Ayn Rand published in 1957. The amazing insight into the movement of the world is astonishing. Directed by Paul Johansson this is a remarkable saga. Special effects are dramatic, with coloring and characters all chosen superbly for this fantastic movie. Taylor Schilling plays a wonderful role as the determined executive of a major conglomerate. She and her co-conspirator, Grant Bowler set out on a journey to accomplish what the rest of the world seems to be afraid to do, stay free from government dictation. Although this seems to be an impossible task and they have insurmountable odds against them they go at it with unwavering determination. Throughout the movie the characters find one leading question that has to be answered; who is John Galt? There are so many other wonderful actors and actresses in this film all pulling your mind deeper and deeper into the storyline. Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, David Negahban and Paul Johansson are all wonderful in the story. Listed as Dramatic Science Fiction this movie is too close to the real world for comfort. Atlas Shrugg Part I touches on the drive of a woman to hold what is hers in a very uncertain world. In this setting Dagney Taggert appears to have everything, yet has nothing and struggles to keep her company and herself alive. Taylor Schilling plays the bold and convincing role of a strong smart executive unwilling to allow government to walk all over her and her company or to destroy what is rightfully hers. In the movie she has a male counterpart, Grant Bowler, who feels just as strongly about his assets and refuses to give way to a strong and unfair governmental power. In early years if an inventor created a new device that might be beneficial to the masses and cold not develop it, the government gave it to backers that could. The railroad industry and the alloy developed by one of the leading characters is essential in this movie and the lead characters were determined to hold their positions. In this movie the government was not averse to taking what they wanted. The movie reflects determination on both sides with sharp energy. Atlas Shrugg: Part I - 2011 creates an interest that sucks you in and leaves you with a need to know what became of the characters. The riveting question, “Who is John Galt” has yet to be answered.