The Lovely Bones

Trivia: Peter Jackson had originally cast Saoirse Ronan as Susie because he wanted an unknown actress in the role. But in the middle of principal photography, Ronan earned Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Academy Award nominations for her role in Atonement.

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Trivia: When Susie is in the mall bookstore watching Ray, there is an advertisement on the window for "The Lord of the Rings." Director Peter Jackson is best known for directing the film adaptation of this book series.

Trivia: Peter Jackson, the director, makes a cameo appearance in the film. Just after Susie's death, when her father, Jack, comes out of the photo store with the roll of Susie's film he had developed, Jackson is the customer in the background who is looking at a video camera.

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Susie Salmon: My name is Salmon, like the fish. First name, Susie. I was fourteen years old when I was murdered on December 6th,1973. I wasn't gone. I was alive in my own perfect world. But in my heart, I knew it wasn't perfect. My murderer still haunted me. My father had the pieces but he couldn't make them fit. I waited for justice but justice did not come.

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Mistakes

At Susie's locker, when Ray first approaches her, she is startled and closes her locker door almost completely, but not quite. In the next shot, the door is completely shut without her having touched it.

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