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Broken Vows Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tommy Lee Jones, Annette O'Toole

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This movie stars Tommy Lee Jones as Father Joseph Mcmahon, a priest struggling with his faith. The movie starts with McMahon being interupted while giving confessional by a boy who says a man is in trouble. He runs through the streets and into a building to find a man stabbed in the stomach. The man refuses any help from the priest. He gives him his last rites and he dies. Annette O'Toole (Nim), the dead man's girlfriend, finds McMahon from an article in the paper and we follow as McMahon and Nim become close and eventually fall in love. McMahon becomes more aware of the problems around him and he must make the monumental decision of staying with the church or leaving to be with the woman he has now fallen in love with. This movie is based on the book "Where The Dark Streets Go" by Dorothy Salisbury Davis
The review of this Movie prepared by Bobby Blades








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   religious issues Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   religious figure

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   religious figure Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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