The Lovely Bones

Dan Movie Reviews

As his follow-up to King Kong, Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson, along with co-writers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, adapted the 2002 award-winning novel, The Lovely Bones, by Alice Sebold.  The story, which takes place in December 1973, focuses on 14-year old Susie Salmon (Saoirse Ronan), and her rape and murder by secluded neighbor George Harvey (Stanley Tucci).  Now in a Heaven-like limbo, Susie watches as her family deals with their loss, and her father (Mark Wahlberg) tries to solve her …