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Veronica Roth's dystopian thriller "Divergent" s the latest Ya best-seller to get the page-to-screen treatment. The movie chronicles life in a post-apocalyptic Chicago, where society is broken into five segregated factions: the Abnegation (known for their selflessness) run the government, the Amity (known for their kindness), handle agriculture; the Candor (known for their honesty) run the justice system; the Dauntless (known for their bravery) are in charge of security; and the Erudite (known for their intelligence) are researchers, professors, and doctors. Academy Award nominee Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") stars as Tris Prior, an Abnegation-born teen who decides to join the Dauntless faction during a rite-of-passage choosing ceremony. Her choice immediately changes her life, as society believes in a "faction before blood" motto. But in order to prove herself worthy to fully join Dauntless, Tris must survive a vicious initiation while also figuring out her feelings for her mysterious instructor »

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