The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Part 1) – Book vs. Film Review

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex and published in Issue 4 of In Retrospect)

“I opened my eyes and found his open, too, staring at my face. It made no sense when he looked at me that way. Like I was the prize rather than the outrageously lucky winner.”


Directed by Bill Condon, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 is the first part to the final instalment of Stephenie Meyer‘s Twilight Saga novels.

The first part of Breaking Dawn follows Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and her now vampire fiancé Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) through their marriage and honeymoon to the life-threatening consequence of Bella falling pregnant. Now, with the Volturi coven waiting for Bella to be turned immortal and the Quileute werewolf pack keeping guard, Bella must prepare to say goodbye to the ones she loves as she weakens from the thirst of the blood-sucking baby inside of her.

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