Black Sunday Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern, Marthe Keller, Fritz Weaver

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Based on the novel by Thomas Harris, during a raid on a terrorist camp, Israeli commando Major David Kabakov (Robert Shaw) finds a taped message, meant to be broadcast after a major terrorist attack on U.S. soil. Traveling to the U.S., Kabakov is assigned toi work with FBI agent Sam Corley (Fritz Weaver) to find out what the terrorists are planning.
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Meanwhile, terrorist Dahlia Iyad (Marthe Keller) is working with former Navy pilot and now Goodyear blimp pilot Captain Michael J. Lander (Bruce Dern) on the plot. Their plan: blow up 1,200 punds of explosives to send rifle darts flying into 80,000 people and the President of the United States at the Super Bowl.

As the time to the attack draws near, Kabakov and Corley are able to figure out the plan and find themselves in a race against time to stop the skyjacking of the Goodyear blimp and the attack on the super bowl.
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Script Analysis of Black Sunday

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   Preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster The terrorist enemy is...    -   arabs/muslims!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Jewish


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   skyjacking    -   ballooning City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C.    -   Miami Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   air battles Unusual forms of death    -   visually blown into pieces Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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