Seven Pounds (2008)
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Screenwriter: Grant Nieporte
Cast: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy, Barry Pepper, Elpidia Carrillo, Robin Lee, Joe Noone Stephen / Bill Smitrovich / Tim Kolleher / Gina Hurt / Andy Milder / Sarah Jane Morris / Madison Pettis / Octavia Spencer / Yang Rongkai / Fiona Hale / Connor Crews / Audrey Wasilewski / Charlotte Amoya / Todd Callon / Judyann Elder / Michael Spellman / Dale Raoul / Steve Tom / Rob Figueroa / Kevin Cooney / Nadia Shishana / Marcus Flanagan / Lee von Ernst / MaShae Alderman / Frank · Aragon / Yeniffer Behrens / Skylan Brooks / Will C / Jeffrey Gould / Biz Markie / Ivo Nandy / Bojana Novakovic / Ryan Ocha / Gary Rodriguez / Kelly Russell / Terrance Thomas / Jon Morgan Woodward / …
Genre: Drama / Humanity
Region: United States
Language: English / Spanish
Released: 2008-12-19 (USA)
Runtime: 123 minutes
Also known as: Seven Lives are Lucky (Taiwan) / Save Seven Lives (Hong Kong) / Life with Seven Faces / Seven Heavens
Rating: IMDB 7.6 / Rotten Tomatoes 27%
“God created the world in 7 days, and I destroyed myself in 7 seconds.”
Ben Thomson (Will Smith) reports his suicide to emergency services. What made him choose to commit suicide to end his own life?
Looking back to the past, Ben, as an investigator, is responsible for investigating some citizens’ arrears and application for state funds. Although he is mean on the surface, he is actually full of warmth in his heart. But no one can touch his heart, what is in his heart?
One day, Ben begins investigating Emily Bertha (Rosario Dawson), who is waiting for a heart transplant. In the course of the investigation, there were waves in his heart. Thus, a plan was hatched in Ben’s mind. What is Ben hiding?
And what does this have to do with Ben’s suicide?
A seven-pound redemption, a painful memory, Ben Thomson explores the meaning of life with the audience.
“Seven Pounds” is a 2008 drama film directed by Gabriele Muccino and starring Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, and Michael Ealy. The film follows the story of Ben Thomas (Smith), an IRS agent with a secret who is on a mission to change the lives of seven strangers. Throughout the film, the reasons behind Ben’s mission are slowly revealed, leading to a powerful and emotional conclusion.
The film received mixed reviews from critics, but Smith’s performance was widely praised. It was a commercial success, grossing over $168 million worldwide. The title of the film refers to the weight of the organs donated by the main character after his death.
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