Directed by Neil Burger, this science action film, Divergent is based on the best-selling series of young adult novels by Veronica Roth. Set in the dystopian post-apocalyptic Chicago, where people are divided into distinct factions created to foster peace based on different human virtues, the entire plot of Divergent revolves around this segregation of mankind.
To be more precise, the society is divided into five factions – Dauntless, for the brave ones, Erudite, the smart ones, Candor, a faction that upholds honesty, Amity, fostering peace and finally, Abnegation, for the selfless people, the faction into which the main character was born.
Shailene Woodley, playing the lead character, Tris, the movie opens strongly with an introduction to the whole faction system. As the movie goes on audiences get a closer look at Tris, her family and the biggest decision she had to make — choosing the faction she would want to belong in for good.
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