“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” a recently popular Netflix movie, has been taking the internet by storm. Featuring Lana Condor as Lara Jean Covey and Noah Centineo as Peter Kavinsky as the main couple in the movie, this teen romance revolves around Covey, a confused girl who gets her love letters leaked, and Kavinsky, a boy who receives a letter and enters a staged relationship with Covey, soon evolving into a real friendship and feelings.
This movie not only pulls at the audience’s teenage heartstrings, but also features Condor, a rising Chinese-American actress leading a trend of asian representation in Hollywood alongside the film “Crazy Rich Asians.”
Based off the book written by Jenny Han, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” is not only relatable for teen viewers but also shows aspects of a loving family and friends. Condor has become a huge icon as her morals and actions in the movie stand highly idealistic with teenagers across the world.
As said in the movie by Condor’s character, this movie revolves around the aspects of love in relationships and family.
“Love is scary: it changes; it can go away. That’s the part of the risk. I don’t want to be scared anymore.”
This rom-com differs from others to the fact that many movies out there focus on love, but this movie treats the characters as more than wild teens, rather as young adults ready to conquer their problems in front of them.
As “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” becomes an iconic Netflix movie, the rise to the popularity of the main actors takes the teenage world full on. Not only does this movie have a fulfilling plotline, it also takes great lessons in life and reflects them in the teenage eye. This move is not only fun to watch but has a great underlying message of love and relationships.