Paramount has given Peter Jackson’s highly anticipated adaptation of The Lovely Bones a limited release on December 11th, with it opening wider on Christmas day. Based on the critically acclaimed best-selling novel by Alice Sebold, the film centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family, and her killer, from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg and Oscar winners Rachel Weisz and Susan Sarandon star along with Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli and Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan.

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I have not gotten to reading The Lovely Bones yet, but both of my sisters have and they highly recommend it. I have high hopes for this movie though. I really like Rachel Weisz and will literally watch anything she makes! 🙂

Have you read it? Do you recommend it?