History Film / StandByMe

10th Feb '16 2:24:52 AM falcon2484
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*** Throughout the book, Teddy is almost the personification of this trope. His truck-dodging, [[NoodleIncident "that time in the tree,"]] etc.
2nd Feb '16 11:14:53 AM gallium
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* FramingDevice[=/=]NostalgicNarrator: The Writer (aka the adult Gordie, played by Richard Dreyfuss) recalls and narrates the events of the film after learning that [[spoiler:Chris was stabbed to death while trying to break up a fight at a restaurant]].
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* FramingDevice[=/=]NostalgicNarrator: The Writer (aka the adult Gordie, played by Richard Dreyfuss) Creator/RichardDreyfuss) recalls and narrates the events of the film after learning that [[spoiler:Chris was stabbed to death while trying to break up a fight at a restaurant]].
27th Jan '16 11:26:26 PM SparksOfTheTempest
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** Chris [[spoiler:became a successful lawyer and was recently stabbed while trying to break up a fight in restaurant.]]
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** Chris [[spoiler:became a successful lawyer and was recently stabbed while trying to break up a fight in restaurant.restaurant (same fate in the novella, except he doesn't make it out of college).]]
14th Jan '16 9:05:50 PM jormis29
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'''''Stand by Me''''' is a 1986 ComingOfAge film directed by Creator/RobReiner and based on the novella ''The Body'', from the collection ''Literature/DifferentSeasons'' by Creator/StephenKing. Set in the fictional Castle Rock, Oregon (Maine in the original story) in 1959, the film is told through the recollections of the main character, Gordie Lachance, now a freelance writer.
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'''''Stand ''Stand by Me''''' Me'' is a 1986 ComingOfAge film directed by Creator/RobReiner and based on the novella ''The Body'', from the collection ''Literature/DifferentSeasons'' by Creator/StephenKing. Set in the fictional Castle Rock, Oregon (Maine in the original story) in 1959, the film is told through the recollections of the main character, Gordie Lachance, now a freelance writer.
13th Jan '16 7:24:12 PM Mdumas43073
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* BattleInTheRain: well, not much of a battle, but in the book the final confrontation between the four friends and the older boys at the site of the corps takes place during a rainstorm, while in the movie it's a bright and sunny day.
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* BattleInTheRain: well, not much of a battle, but in the book the final confrontation between the four friends and the older boys at the site of the corps corpse takes place during a rainstorm, while in the movie it's a bright and sunny day.
26th Dec '15 2:54:52 PM falcon2484
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** [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] in the story with the case of Mr. Brooks, who's "the biggest pussy in Castle Rock Elementary--he would just about cry if you sassed him back."
23rd Nov '15 9:30:28 PM Seanette
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** In the novella, and in later works set in Castle Rock, we do learn that Ace's life doesn't amount to a hill of beans, so there's that. [[spoiler:And he does end up dying in Needful Things.]]
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** In the novella, and in later works set in Castle Rock, we do learn that Ace's life doesn't amount to a hill of beans, so there's that. [[spoiler:And he does end up dying in Needful Things.''Literature/NeedfulThings''.]]
23rd Nov '15 9:59:10 AM Morgenthaler
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See 1995's ''NowAndThen'' for basically the [[GenderFlip girl version]].
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See 1995's ''NowAndThen'' ''Film/NowAndThen'' for basically the [[GenderFlip girl version]].
25th Oct '15 4:00:33 PM Dolski
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* ArtisticLicenseMedicine: [[spoiler: Adult Gordie writes that Chris died almost instantly after being stabbed in the throat. As death would likely be caused by blood loss, it would still take some time.]] Making it all the worse, naturally.
30th Sep '15 12:53:21 AM shamblingdead2
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* FourTemperamentEnsemble ** Sanguine - Vern ** Choleric - Teddy ** Melancholic - Gordie ** Phlegmatic - Chris
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