She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal. She tells the story from the place between Heaven and Earth, showing the lives of the people around her and how they have changed all while attempting to get someone to find her lost body. However, another young female who Susie meets in her current location tells Susie that she must advance forward to the next step. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal. Storyline: A 14-year-old girl in suburban 1970's Pennsylvania is murdered by her neighbor. She died without ever getting her first romantic kiss.
Another neighborhood girl, Ruth Connors, who most deem weird, is also able to feel those in the hereafter, including Susie. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal. That year, special things going on in her life were the beginning of her aspirations to become a wildlife photographer, and her burgeoning romantic feelings, seemingly reciprocated, for senior British transfer student Ray Singh. But Susie seems somewhat determined to try and lead those that can feel her presence to the fact of George being her murderer, especially when his next potential victim seems to be Lindsey. If she was not preoccupied with these thoughts, Susie believes she would have noticed or felt the creepiness of neighbor George Harvey, a serial killer of females of all ages who ends up murdering her.
Susie Salmon of Norristown, Pennsylvania narrates a story that begins in 1973, when she was a typical fourteen year old in a loving family to which no bad things ever happened. Indeed, Susie, currently in-between heaven and Earth, is looking over her family, as well as Ray. . Her father, Jack Salmon, cannot let go of ever finding out what happened to her, although he, along with their two other younger children, Lindsey and Buckley, feel like they can occasionally feel Susie's afterlife presence. After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon Saoirse Ronan watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz -- and her killer Stanley Tucci.
If Susie is able to let go, she may learn that she and her fellow travelers have a higher purpose in needing to move forward. Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. Her mother, Abigail Salmon, is not dealing with her death well, keeping her bedroom as a sealed up memorial. In telling the story, Susie does not remember the exact method of her death or where her body is located, which the authorities do not find but who have evidence that Susie is most-likely dead. .
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