If I Stay: Welcome back, fellas! We are here to tell let you know about the possibilities of the famously adored movie, “If I Stay”.
( spoilers alert )
Where It All Began?
If I Stay is an American teen romantic drama film directed by R. J. Cutler and based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Gayle Forman.
It is the story of a girl, Mia. The movie begins with Mia and her family all set to do their daily chores. An announcement occurs on the radio about the cancellation of school. Mia’s father, Denny, is a teacher. And because of the snow, he does not have to go to work. Mia’s mother, Kat, is a travel agent. She decides to call in sick and take a leave. She then plans a road trip. Along with her family, they set to the road to visit Mia’s grandparents, who live on a farm.
The story majorly takes place in flashbacks. And Mia’s past life is portrayed in them. Although, in the present, their family meets with an accident because of which Mia gets an out of the body experience. Her soul is trapped between life and death.
The rest of the film is about her choice between a life without her family, or to meet them in death. Adam is the one in the hospital who makes Mia realize about the future she can have.
The story focuses on what all happens while she is going through this. And the movie ends with Mia recovering.
When Will The Sequel Happen?
There is no confirmation about a sequel yet. Looking at the reviews of the first movie, the chances of getting one are very little. However, in 2011, Forman wrote a sequel titled, Where She Went.
And because of the popularity of the first movie, fans were demanding a sequel. But nothing was confirmed.
What Is The Sequel About?
The novel portrays the story from Adam’s perspective, who is now Mia’s ex-boyfriend. The story uses flashbacks like the original. It shows Adam and Mia break-up. Where She Went focuses on their one-night reunion in New York. This marks a new beginning to their stories.