Plot of Movie and the main Character(A Little Thing Called Love)
I would like to choose movie “A Little Thing Called Love” which tells about Khun Nam in her first year in M.1 (1 junior) fell in love with her senior in M.4 (1 SMA), named Khun Shone. In various ways Nam to meet, see and talk to Shone. Shone is an animal lover and a very caring person.
Nam friends (Cheer, Gei, and Nim) help Nam to get Shone, by using the book “9 Love Recipes” and “The Ways of Loving You”. Nam said the book did not make sense and chose to study, but Nam secretly did what the book said.
On a very hot day, Nam, Cheer, Gei, and Nim were lining up to buy a drink, and suddenly two basketball players (Maew and Ping) came straight up and pushed in a way pushing Nam, Cheer, Gei, and Nim falling, Shone sees them and continues to buy four drinks for Nam, Cheer, Gei, and Nim. When Shone was on the court, suddenly two basketball players continued to hit Shone. It was known to Nam after Gei and Nim told her. The four of them went straight to the courtroom, and realized Shone, Maew, and Ping were gone, and Nam took a falling button (Nam thought the button was belongings to Shone).
Nam was chosen to be the mayor of the drum band, because of her beauty, Shone’s best friend, Top, the most popular man in school liked Nam, Nam practicing strongly and when he arrived where he was a major, he was looking for Shone.
When Valentine’s Day arrives, Nam gets a lot of prizes from many guys, but she does not like it, because she waits for a gift from Shone, then Shone gives a white rose that turns Shone saying that the flower was a gift from his friend. And when she got home, Nam found a letter requiring Nam to go to the 3rd floor at 4 p. Nam followed the order, and Shone climbed the ladder, following Nam, Nam thought the letter was a gift from Shone, but the letter was from Top, Top expressing his love for Nam, and offering to be a Top girlfriend (in front of Shone) then Nam asks Shone about what he’s doing, Shone simply says that he just wants to ask what Nam did and went.
When Cheer’s birthday, Top Friends gathered (Nam also joined) Nam went to the bridge to find Shone, Shone told him he had held the hands of a woman falling from the stage (Nam) then suddenly Top came, the three of them back and forth Nam’s legs twisted, Top and Shone helped him, Top holding Nam. Upon arriving at home, Nam immediately went to Cheer’s house to celebrate his birthday, but Cheer and his friends were not at home. Cheer, Gei, and Nim feel that Nam is more arrogant because Nam can approach Shone.
Shone’s father said Shone would be moved to Bangkok in the near future. Nam returned with his friends and reported that Nam was ranked 1, meaning Nam would go to America.
Approaching has come, Nam expresses her love at Shone near the pool, Shone receives flowers linked by Nam, then Nam realizes that Shone already has a lover Pin, Nam lied, saying they are both harmonious and nervous, Nam falls into the pool, then left Shone, and Nam met Pin and hugged her.
9 years later, Nam became a renowned designer in New York and was invited by one of the talk shows, in the talk show, Nam was re-discovered by Shone who had succeeded in Bangkok Glass and became a photographer, Shone said that the buttons given by Nam were not hers , but instead belongs to Ping, and Nam asks if Shone is married, Shone answers he is waiting for someone who comes from the USA (Nam).
Character reflect Erikson’s view
Shone is in the fifth stage of Identity Development vs Roles of Mistakes. At this junior age, young people are expected to develop sexual identity. This is achieved through self discovery and seeking meaning for their individuality. At the same time, they will also experience identity crises as a result of transition from childhood to adulthood. There will be Some teenagers may feel confused and unsure if activities are right for them. The crisis at this stage may also be due to the expectation of themselves and from the people around them, for example their parents.
In this movie, Shone is an individual who can describe Erikson’s identity. Shone, a 10th grade boy who is a school star. He is the son of a retired soccer player in the city who fired a penalty that imposed their national championship title. From that incident, Shone was often mocked as a “boy whose father missed a penalty”. Shone still plays football at school even though he refuses to shoot any penalties and that is why he is not part of the school team despite his high skills.
But somehow friendship and his crush helped him loosen pressure. He also likes writing a letter to an anonymous person stating how he feels and describes his daily events.
In this movie, the Top is an individual that can describe Marcia’s identity. In general, James Marcia’s status consists of four stages: deployment, deprivation, suspension and achievement. Top a new student who entered the middle of the 11th junior high school. He is Shone’s childhood friend. Nam was invited by Top to attend the party, Top and Shone talked about her past, when their 5th class loved the same girl, but because of her friendship began to be fragile and eventually they agreed not to love the same woman, Nam was surprised. When Top and Shone danced, Top invited Nam to join, and Top kissed Nam. Nam came home with Top and Nam saying that Top never picked him up again and Nam only loved one person. Top goes to Shone, and tells Shone to never go with Nam, because he does not want his best friend to be dating with the girl he loves.
The character’s relationships with parents and siblings.
In this movie, Khun Nam only has two siblings. She is the eldest and has a younger sister. Relationship Nam with younger sister was often a quarrel because Nam was a girl with dark skin, thick mirror, and hair cut of the school. But after Nam’s getting more beautiful relationship Nam with her sister was getting better. She lives with her mother and sister, and helps her mother manage the B & B while her father works in America as a Thai cook to support their family. Relationship Nam with his mother was fine. Nam often tells her story to her mother and often cares for her mother. Nam worked to meet hers father because hers father worked in America. The uncle of New York, Uncle Nam (Chang) came to Nam’s house to bring news, if Nam or Nam’s (Pang) sister got 1st Rank, she would go to America, Nam was very serious to go to America because she realized she did not able to reach level 1.
Friendships and Romantic relationships
The friend who will pay attention to our lives. They take into consideration the health, emotion, physical, career, family and life that we are going through. They show concern and help if we need their help.
In this movie, friends of Khun Nam always support Nam to get the person she likes. Her friend was always there when Nam was in trouble. Her friends struggled to change Nam to be better in capturing the people he loved. Nam friends (Cheer, Gei, and Nim) help Nam to get Shone, by using the book “9 Love Recipes” and “The Ways of Loving You”. Nam said the book did not make sense and chose to study, but Nam secretly did what the book said. Cheer. Gei, and Nim take great effort to make Nam beautiful to follow the drama of snow princesses in school, Nam was chosen to be the main character in the drama, a class elder (Pin) was chosen to make up Nam, her make up Nam was beautiful, and Shone says that Nam looks still the same.
Nam also works best for attention from Shone. From there, she began to transform herself to be the best among the other students. Nam was chosen to be the mayor of the drum band, because of her beauty, Shone’s best friend, Top, the most popular man in school liked Nam, Nam practicing strongly and when she arrived where she was a major, she was looking for Shone. In fact, someone we like will be able to inspire us to change our lives. Nam after parting with Shone, 9 years later, Nam became a renowned designer in New York and was invited by one of the talk shows, in the talk show, Nam was re-discovered by Shone who had succeeded in Bangkok Glass and became a photographer. Therefore, it is clear that the relationship of friendship and romance relationship has a positive effect in our lives.
Anissa(2011), Movie Review: Crazy Little thing Called Love, retrieved from https://annisafitri.com/2011/05/23/movie-review-crazy-little-thing-called-love-2010/