The Adjustment Bureau

{5/5} “We… are the people who make sure things happen according to plan.”

The Adjustment Bureau, released in 2011

David ran for the senate in New York but lost. On the night of the election he ran into an intriguing woman — a few months later he runs into her again. David finds out her name is Elise and she gives him her phone number. Little do they know there’s a shadowy organization at work behind the scenes keeping life unfolding the way it’s supposed to — and they will stop at nothing to keep the two of them apart.

I felt like this movie was made just for me — it’s got an amazing science fictional idea, it’s got great actors, and it’s got humour.

It’s about choice, love, and the nature of reality.

The idea of secret passageways that lead in and out of our reality is delightful.

The screenplay is based on Philip K. Dick’s short story “Adjustment Team.”

Stars Matt Damon and Emily Blunt. Directed by George Nolfi (co-writer of The Bourne Ultimatum). The mostly gentle music is by Thomas Newman.

This is the 2nd time I’ve seen it.

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