The Family Reviews Tuck Everlasting

Tuck Everlasting

tuck everlasting

Describe it in 25 words or less.

Pete: A family attempt to prevent their century-old secret from being discovered.

Brigette: A young girl must choose the best way live her life.

Morgan: A girl that wants to be different finds a family who is.

Gable: A girl learns the secret of an unusual family.

Any particular reason for choosing this film?

Brigette: It is on the girls TBR list and I find that it is often best watch the film BEFORE reading the book.


Pete: Drama/Romance

Brigette: Family

Morgan: Family/Drama

Who was your favorite character and why?

Pete: Winnie Foster because of her independence and strong will.

Brigette: Angus Tuck because he was wise and kind.

Morgan: Winnie, because she wanted to be different.

Gable: Winnie Foster because I could relate to her the most.

Who was your least favorite character and why?

Pete: The Man In The Yellow Suit because of his greed.

Brigette: The Man In The Yellow Suit because he was selfish and destructive.

Morgan: The Anonymous Man in The Yellow Suit, because he was greedy.

Gable: The anonymous man in the yellow suit because he freaked me the heck out!

How was the casting?

Pete: Had some exceptional talent such as Alexis Bledel, Ben Kingsley, William Hurt, Sissy Spacek, Amy Irving.

Did it grab you immediately or did it take a while?

Pete: It grabbed me immediately and was a lot more interesting than I thought it would be.

Brigette: It draws you in from the first words spoken.

Morgan: It grabbed me immediately, and had me interested the whole way through.

Gable: At first, I didn’t quite understand. But when I figured everything out, it was a very touching and unique story.

Favorite quote:

Pete: Angus Tuck to Winnie Foster: “There’s one thing I’ve learned about people: many will do anything, ANYTHING, not to die and they’ll do anything to keep from living their life.”

Brigette: “For some, time passes slowly. An hour can seem an eternity. For others there’s never enough.” – Narrator

Morgan: “Don’t be afraid of death, Winnie, be afraid of the unlived life. You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live.” – Angus Tuck

Gable: “I need a new name. One that isn’t all worn out from being called so much.” – Winnie

How was the soundtrack?

Brigette: The film was beautifully scored by William Ross. You can listen to some of it on YouTube here.

How was the ending?

Pete: Unexpected and thought provoking.

Brigette: Bittersweet and thought-provoking.

Morgan: Good, but sad.

Gable: Very touching. I almost cried.

What was the moral of the story?

Pete: Make the most of every day.

Brigette: Live all the days of your life to the fullest.

Morgan: Live life to it’s fullest.

Gable: Enjoy your time with your loved ones while they are alive.

Who would you recommend it to?

Pete: Young (at heart) romantics.

Brigette: Everyone; it’s a great reminder.

Morgan: Young girls (or anybody, really) who feel the need to be different.

Gable: People who have had a loved one die and people who liked the film Titanic.

Won’t Eat Their Cereal Moment: Scott Bairstow Won’t Eat His Cereal

Color Palette: (Morgan’s specialty)

tuck everlasting cp

Beer pairing: (Pete’s specialty) Fifty-Fifty Brewing’s Everlasting Hopstopper IPA

Favorite Architectural Detail: (Pete’s other specialty)
The Tuck’s House

tuck everlasting archi detail

How do you live life to the fullest?

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