Nobody wants to be crushed by squee anymore than they want to drown in their own tears and The Notebook wants to destroy you. However, we both distinctly remember, from previous viewings, an additional scene, in which the couple is discovered, both deceased, the following morning. Noah was played by Ryan Gosling and Allie played by Rachel McAdams. Contact me | Privacy policy | Join the mailing list | Links. On Thursday Netflix uploaded the "correct" version of the film, restoring the bittersweet ending we all know and love. Although she has been brought up in a traditional, wealthy family, she is a bit feisty. Netflix said the flying-birds ending was not its doing and that a version of the movie with an alternate ending was supplied to the streaming service. He is a passionate, simple, brooding, and devoted guy, who loves his life and doesn’t hanker much after material happiness. Have you watched the famous rain scene? We live a post-Bandersnatch world now, where Netflix viewers are already used to experiencing different outcomes to their friends, so why not maximise this? We might never have to watch anything that challenges us ever again. The way his eyes shined when he looked at her, the way he held her hand, the way he got her tea and took care of her. The happy-ending version of the film caused a furore this week, and perhaps revealed the future – where all films match our psychological preferences, Last modified on Thu 28 Feb 2019 12.50 GMT. Their bodies died; their love didn’t. Towards the end, they are shown as an old, wrinkled pair — Noah suffering from arthritis that makes it difficult for him to walk and Allie from acute dementia. © 2020 Cinemaholic Inc. All rights reserved. Other beautiful, melodic tracks are the Holiday’s I’ll Be Seeing You, Ellington’s Alabamy Home, and Goodman’s Always and Always. Updated 1:05 PM ET, Thu February 28, 2019. Tragically yes! Which you are, 99% of the time. Both of them make such a starstruck couple — making us almost believe that their wins and losses, emotions and heartbreaks are, in fact, true. Yes. All images property of their respective owners. On the other hand, what an interesting experiment this could be. The end of The Notebook, where Noah and Allison die of old age holding hands, lost in the memory of each other. How can we believe anything we see any more? The younger Allie chooses Noah over Lon, her supposed fiance, and they start a life together. A heart-broken Noah keeps on writing letters to Allie for a year, every day. Because I know you'll have like a 2 second rebound rate, then you're back doing the next pain-in-the-ass thing. When Noah is driving back to Allie's house after Finn tells him she's left, Noah's car bangs into the fence. The Ending. Look at us, we're already fightin'.Noah: Well that's what we do, we fight... You tell me when I am being an arrogant son of a bitch and I tell you when you are a pain in the ass. the last five minutes of this year's Oscars, Too soon? I think that Noah had been trying for a couple of times to let Allie remember everything permanently. But, if not, let’s help you understand. There’s no mystery to the ending of The Notebook — even though many like to believe there is. But clearly that move backfired. The U.K. version, however, features the couple holding hands while birds fly over a lake. © 2020 Cinemaholic Inc. All rights reserved. Things you should know…– we did not edit the notebook– an alternate version exists and was supplied to us– we are getting to the bottom of it asap– apparently some films have more than one ending?! I just finished the book the notebook and I looked up to see what other people though of the ending and everyone says that Allie dies in the end but the last sentence in the book I just read was "for at that moment the world is filled of wonder as I feel her fingers reach for the buttons on my shirt and slowly, ever so slowly, she begins to undo them one by one." Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Well, Nicholas Sparks had written this novel after being inspired by the love story of his ex-wife Cathy’s grandparents. At the end of The Notebook, we see Allie and Noah dead together holding each other's hands. If you are a religious or spiritual person, you will possibly relate more this version of ending. Subdued in a strict and controlled environment, she seems unhappy and only after meeting Noah, we see her opening up to her adventurous, passionate, and free-spirited side. Noah and Allie spend a wonderful summer together, but her family and the socio-economic realities of the time prevent them from being together. More: Too soon? Or an ending where they jointly possess Police Academy star Michael Winslow and make him do helicopter noises at a bewildered vicar? In fact, this could work with any number of films. All market data delayed 20 minutes. She also asks Fin to tell Noah that she loves him. What begins is a fast, torrid, and intense love affair. Now, if you have watched it, you will already know the answer. "I'm not big into romantic movies but I have seen #thenotebook and @netflix what you did wasnt ok that ending was beautiful it's all I can ever hope for in my marriage so when I finally eat dirt I can go with the one I love don't you dare take that away! Whether you admit it or not, you have definitely fantasized about falling in love once, like this, when someone sweeps you off your feet. The end of The Notebook, where Noah and Allison die of old age holding hands, lost in the memory of each other. The final scene has the couple sharing their last … Are there two different versions of the film's ending? So many accolades for one romantic flick? On one hand, we now all know that The Notebook’s original ending isn’t canon, which automatically makes it far less authoritative. Read More in Explainers: The Witch | First Man | Green Book. The ending on the U.K. version sent social media into a tailspin. Or, if Netflix decides that you really wouldn’t like to see any of the Rambo sequels, it could serve up the version of First Blood where Rambo kills himself at the end. Also, Noah and Allie’s innocent and not-so-innocent kisses? In the morning, the nurse discovers that they had died together in their sleep, while still holding hands. "I didn't know it was coming, right?" In the final scene, Noah and Allie are shown sleeping together. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. 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Put it back! In The Notebook, the magic of love entwines with the mesmerizing backdrops where the shooting took place. As you would have guessed, this ending left fans confused and angry. Instead, picture a flock of birds flying over a lake and then ... credits. On the other hand, The Periodical placed The Notebook in their catalog of 25 Sexiest Movies Ever. In one of the beginning scenes, when Noah and Fin are at the fair, you see Allie and Sarah on the bumper cars. All times are ET. “The Notebook” remains one of the top-rated romantic dramas and is credited with solidifying the careers of Gosling and McAdams. Noah then, losing hope in life, goes to fight in WWII where Fin is killed in the war. You can unsubscribe at any time. Yes, The Notebook — based on the novel of the same name by the king of romance himself — Nicholas Sparks. Allie, meanwhile, has joined as a nurse to treat wounded victims. They both clasp each other’s hands and go to sleep. She learns the piano, takes French classes, and loves painting and poetry. "I didn't know it was coming, right?" And as you can guess already,  Noah immediately falls for her. What's the Difference between The Notebook the Book and The Notebook the Movie? "Things you should know..." Netflix UK tweeted, in an attempt to clear its name. The next scene takes us to the duo rushing to Allie’s lavish mansion, with her mother Anne getting furious with her daughter and forbidding the two from seeing each other again. or redistributed. The final scene shows a flock of birds flying away. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, After a few days, Anne appears at their door and informs Allie that Lon is at Seabrook looking for his fiancee. But that doesn’t happen here. Imagine sitting back, queuing up "The Notebook" on Netflix, and being served up a noticeably different ending. The Notebook is a contemporary love story set in the pre- and post-World War II era. Moreover, we were almost expecting it. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site.