The Fault in Our Stars (2014) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Hazel and Augustus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they meet and fall in love at a cancer support group.

    - Written by Anonymous
  • The seventeen year-old Hazel Grace has lung cancer and needs to carry an oxygen tank wherever she goes. Her mother Frannie encourages her to go to a cancer support group against her will. However, when Hazel meets the eighteen year-old Gus, who lost part of one leg with cancer but apparently is cured, they fall in love with each other. Hazel introduces her favorite novel to Gus and tells that she dreamed on having a conversation with the author, Van Houten, who lives in Amsterdam. Gus contacts him and Van Houten invites them to visit him in Amsterdam. They travel to Netherlands with Frannie where Hazel will learn that things are not like they seem to be.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Hazel and Augustus. The future star crossed lovers that met in a support group have a twisted story where they both are experiencing cancer. Hazel is terminal and carries around an oxygen tank, and Augustus lost a leg, but that doesn't stop them from carrying about each other and seeing the world together.

  • Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam.


A teenage girl named Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley) is lying in the grass staring up at the stars...

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