The Notebook (2004 film)

The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a young couple who fall in love in the 1940s. Their story is narrated from the present day by an elderly man portrayed by James Garner telling the tale to a fellow nursing home resident played by Gena Rowlands, who is Cassavetes mother.

At a modernday nursing home, an elderly man named Duke James Garner begins to read a romantic story from his notebook to a fellow patient Gena Rowlands.The story he tells begins in the 1940s, in Seabrook Island, South Carolina. Local country boy Noah Calhoun Ryan Gosling is smitten with seventeenyearold heiress Allie Hamilton Rachel McAdams after seeing her at a carnival, and they share an idyllic summer love affair. Noah takes Allie to an abandoned house, explaining that he intends to buy it for them. Later that evening, she asks him to make love to her, but they are interrupted by Noahs friend Fin Kevin Connolly with the news that Allies parents have the police out looking for her. ........

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