UGLIES BY SCOTT WESTERFELD (MOVIE TRAILER) : Beautiful woman.
This is a school project on making a trailer of the novel Uglies by Scott Westerfeld. Uglies is set in an unnamed futuristic city "three hundred years in the future," in which the government provides for everything, including an operation. On their sixteenth birthday all citizens of the fictional society receive this "pretty" operation which, as its name implies, turns people into the biological standard of beautiful. After the operation, the new pretties cross the river that divides the city's inhabitants and begin the section of their lives in which they have no responsibilities or obligations. In total, there are three operations; the first transforms people from "uglies" (unchanged teenagers), to "pretties" (young adults over the age of sixteen free to do what ever they want). Another one transforms "pretties" to "middlies" (adults who hold a job), and a third transforms "middlies" to "crumblies" (old people, who are starting to lose their pretty forms). Tally, the protagonist, is about three months from her sixteenth birthday at the opening of the story. Much like every other ugly in the city, she awaits the operation with great anticipation. "Tally's best friend, Peris, has already made the transition and motivated by her desire to see him," she sneaks across the river to New Pretty Town, the home of all new pretties. There she meets the character Shay, another ugly who was also sneaking around in New Pretty Town. They quickly become friends and Shay teaches Tally <b>…</b>