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The film Beloved an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Toni Morrison of the same title portrays the life of a slave and provides a realistic look at the horrors of slavery and the effect that it has on an African American that has lived through such an experience Sethe a former slave played by Oprah Winfrey lives in a house with what remains of her four children Denver Kimberly Elise her daughter They are ostracized by their community for what at first seems to be because they have a rather violent apparition inhabiting their house This spirit has brutally harmed their dog and driven Sethes two sons from her home The activities of the spirit calm after the arrival of Paul D Danny Glover an old friend of Sethe He also a former slave is from the same plantation as Sethe Sweet Home they call it Even though Paul D was just passing by his visit turns into an extended stay as he provides comforting company companionship and sexual fulfillment for Sethe at this time They begin to have the shaky makings of a something that resembles a family until the arrival of Beloved Thandie Newton One day on their way back from a carnival they encounter a stranger propped up rather awkwardly against a tree stump outside the front porch of the house It is a young woman dressed in Victorian black that at first glance seems to be lifeless Denver takes her in and she and Sethe are immediately accepting of her Paul D on the other hand has his reservations She speaks in broken sentences as would a toddler and her movements are much the same like she has not developed any motor skills The film takes place in 1873 but it is frequently noted and criticized for its non-linear time line Called a purposefully confusing and unnecessary device Movie Guide it alternates between the
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