The dystopian world of The Hunger Games It comes with a new story, the same action, but a different context from the one already known. The Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Snakesis set in the universe of Panema site that delves into its past.
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The new one movie of the saga, which is directed by Francis Lawrenceis a prequel to the series previous of four films released from 2012 to 2015, which starred Jennifer Lawrence playing the character of Katniss Everdeen.
He new release It is an adaptation of book of the same name written by Suzanne Collins, who announced her departure in 2019, announcing that her story would take place years before the first events that occurred in the original work of The Hunger Games in 2008.
Ballad of songbirds and snakes comes to the screen with a script adapted by Michael Arndt and Michael Lesslie, and taking on a new protagonist: Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blyth), a character which had already appeared in others films of the franchise, but due to the nature of this story, he is shown to the public as an ambitious young tutor who, if he wins edition 10 of the games, will be able to take his grandmother and cousin away from Panem. Tiger (Hunter Schafer).
Snow He is focused on winning with his apprentice Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler), a character that little by little she gains confidence in herself for the competition, and that together with Snow begins to write a story that goes beyond their relationship due to the conflict.
Under that premise, the plot of the tape evolves to do what a prequel Most of the time it means, that is, giving answers about what is already known. That is why, through the plot, the public will be able to understand the construction of the tyrant that he represents. Coriolanus Snowenemy of Katniss Everdeen.
The duration of 157 minutes is a fact that critics have seen as something unfavorable for the tape, in addition to the fact that the twists in its plot delve into elements that the viewer, if they do not know the universe of the saga, could get lost in the plot. So that Ballad of songbirds and snakes it is not a tape ideal to serve as a door to a new audience.
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In that sense, the story preserves the elements that have become emblematic of the saga, including scenes of action, war, nuances in social classes and politics. Besides main actorsthe cast brings together other stars of hollywood as Peter Dinklage (Highbottom Cascade), Viola Davis (Volumnia Gaul) and Kjell Brutscheidt (Tanner).
The Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes will come to cinemas from all over the country this November 16 to try to reinvent one of the sagas that marked an era in the last decade.