Black Widow Movie Review Summary

Actors: Debra Winger, Theresa Russell, Sami Frey, Dennis Hopper, Nicol Williamson, Terry O'Quinn, Diane Ladd

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BLACK WIDOW is a film directed by Bob Rafelson in 1987.

Alex -Debra Winger- Barnes works for the Justice Department. One day, by chance, she discovers that two extremely wealthy men have recenzly married the same woman and died less than six months after their wedding. Alex is convinced that these men have been poisoned for their money by this woman.
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Alex follows Catherine -Theresa Russell- to Hawaï where Catherine has already met, and seduced, the rich Sami Frey, the owner of numerous hotels of the island. She manages to become Catherine's best friend in order to observe the Black Widow's strategy. Alex falls in love with Sami and discovers, but too late, that this event had also been planned by a not so naive Catherine.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   seduction (yum!) Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Hawaii Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   swimming on    -   drowning    -   scuba under City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C. Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing nude female butt

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