There are a lot of things to lose in this world, but the loss of one’s child brings unparalleled pain. ItIt can be heartbreaking, soul-wrecking, and hard to deal with. ‘The Deep EndThe Ocean’ endeavors to capture this grief by following the story of a woman named Beth. Starring Michelle PfeifferIt stars as the lead role.
WhileMany of these films focus on the crime and its investigation. This one focuses on the emotional side of the situation. ItIt goes further in its exploration of the complexity of human emotions by investigating the crime and diving into its aftermath. ItDifferent perspectives are used to give the audience a full understanding of the situation and, in the end, leave them with something to reflect on. If you want to know what its ending means, we’ve got you covered. SPOILERS BEFORE
The Deep EndThe Ocean Plot Synopsis
Beth CappadoraWith her three children, she arrives at her fifteenth high-school reunion. TheThe hotel is crowded with guests. BethLeaves her eldest son. VincentTo take care of the young one. BenFor a brief moment. It’s only for a few minutes that she leaves them out of her sight, but that is enough for a tragedy to occur. OnWhen she returns, she discovers that BenIt is now gone.
HoursYou are now able to go on with your day, and then you will be able to move on to months and even years without any signs of. Ben. ItIt’s almost as if he has disappeared into thin air. And finally, Beth decides it’s time to accept the fact that he is not coming back. TheFamily moves to ChicagoTo make a fresh start. OneDay, a boy knocks on their door. BethI am shocked at how handsome he looks Ben. SheShe shares the news with her husband, then the police, who all agree that this boy is. SamShe might just be her long-lost boy. AsThe CappadoraFamily prepares for the arrival Ben back home, they don’t anticipate the challenges that will come with it.
The Deep EndThe Ocean Ending
TheLosing is hard. BenIt was impossible to imagine BethShe was not able to bear the loss for nine years, but his return brought some comfort. She PatFinally, their family was complete. WhileThey had begun to settle down in that old life. BethThat was my realization BenWas not Ben anymore. TheThe boy she brought home was Sam, who’d lived with a different family and had a different upbringing than the Cappadora family. He’d been lost at such a young age that he didn’t remember the family he used to have. AllHe knew that he had been taken from his home and that the world was claiming that his mother, whom was his love, was a kidnapper. He had been uprooted from his life and he didn’t understand why.
DespiteIt was a joy for her to have her son back. BethYou can see it SamIt is not happy. EveryNight he would sneak out his bedroom and walk two blocks to the nearest block. George’s house. She fears that if they stop him, he’d start to resent them and his sadness might lead to something worse than his disappearance. SoShe decides to send it even though it breaks her heart. SamBack to George. It wouldn’t be worth it to ruin his life in return for gratifying her, and Pat’s, own version of what their family should be. TheOnly comfort would be to know that her son is healthy and happy.
Dropping SamTake 10% off George’s place makes her feel like the end of it all. ThingsStart to crumble between her & Pat, VincentAlso, the spiraling begins. JustWhen everything seems to be falling apart SamThey are found outside their house in middle of the evening. AtHe invites you to join him. VincentBasketball game ButHe then reveals that he is back to live with them. HeHe says that he GeorgeWe had a good conversation about it and agreed that it was best for him to remain with the Cappadoras. When Vincent asks him if he is back for good, he says he doesn’t know.
Why Did Sam Come Back? Will He Stay This Time?
ToTo understand the film’s ending, one must place themselves in the movie. Sam’s shoes. HeHe is torn between two families and doesn’t know which one is his past or which should be his future. DespiteAfter being kidnapped, the boy was raised in a loving home. Even though he was told it wasn’t his original family he’d been living with, it was after he was forced to move with the CappadorasHe felt like a captive. If he could, he’d go back to Georgehe lived in his old life, but it’s not so simple.
SamHad been at a crossroads regarding his decision. After talking to GeorgeHe found a way forward. ItIt’s not surprising, considering that GeorgeI have always been a kind and thoughtful person. EvenHe had every opportunity to run with him Sam and never come back, he didn’t do it. Rather, he put a stop to the boy’s habit of sneaking out of home every night. It wouldn’t have been an easy decision for George, but he knew it’d be best for everyone. HeWe all know the pain of the Cappadoras had been through, and after suffering for all these years, it wouldn’t be fair on them to lose their son just when they got him back. SoHe probably advised SamTo return to his original family.
WhileHe is open to giving it a chance. SamKnows that settling for the Cappadora family wouldn’t be a cakewalk. EvenThey wanted him back but he was still a stranger to the family and vice versa. HeYou grew up in a different culture and were connected to different relatives. LeavingAll of this would be impossible. Nine years is a long time, and perhaps it would’ve been easier to try and forget all thatIf it had been a bad experience. Perhaps if GeorgeHad been a bad father. Cecil hadn’t treated him like her own son, he’d have found it easier to slide into the love that the CappadorasHe was offered. But that’s not how things were, and everyone needed to accept that fact.
SoWhen? SamTells Vincent that he doesn’t know whether his stay is permanent, he is just being honest aboutThe situation. Maybe, they’ll all find a way to make peace with his history and allow his other family into the fold. Maybe the CappadorasThey will be able to share his past and future, and they will be able to find it in themselves. It wouldn’t be without struggle and it would need everyone to do their part. ShouldThey succeed. Sam’s life would become easier. If not, they’ll have to do what’s best for everyone. ButFor the moment, Samis here to stay. Taking things one day at the time would be the best way to manage his situation.
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