Jonas sneaks out at curfew, and decides to get Gabe at the Nurturing Center, who is to be released due to his general weakness.Asher, his other longtime friend beside Fiona, tries to stop him before he leaves the neighborhood, but Jonas quickly punches him.
His two best friends are Asher (Cameron Monaghan) and Fiona (Odeya Rush).
On the day of graduation, everyone is assigned a career.
Upon assuming his role as The Receiver, Jonas learns of the Giver's past and of his child, Rosemary (Taylor Swift), who preceded Jonas as Receiver of Memory.
She was so distraught from the memories that she committed suicide, by what the Community calls "releasing".
Jonas is briefly skipped, as he has not been assigned a career.
Instead, Jonas is to become the next Receiver of Memory, and progressively receive memories from the past receiver, The Giver (Jeff Bridges).
Early next year, Johannesburg will be home to Hugh Jackman.
At at Zurich Film Festival the X-Men star explained: "I am doing a role in Neill [Blomkamps]’s new film, called Chappie, which we shoot in Johannesburg,” Considering Blomkamp’s CV (films include District 9 and Elysium), we are expecting Jo-burg to act as a stong backdrop for Chappie.
Before he leaves, she kisses him and helps him escape.
Meanwhile, Jonas' mother (Katie Holmes) and Asher go to the Chief Elder (Meryl Streep) to tell them Jonas is missing.
Since the Receiver of Memory is the only individual in the community who has the memories from before, he must advise the Chief Elder, and the other Elders, on the decisions for the community.