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Cast Away Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt

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Chuck Noland(Tom Hanks)is Fed Ex executive who always lives by the clock. He is deeply in love with his girlfriend Kelly(Helen Hunt. His life on the clock is brought to a halt when his plane goes down over the Pacific ocean and he is marooned on a desert island by himself.
The review of this Movie prepared by Will Dame



Federal Express executive Chuck Noland is obsessed with his job and time. But when his plane goes down in the Pacific Ocean and he finds himself stranded on a small island, he has all the time in the world to figure out how to survive, and how to get back to civilization (never mind what he might do there if he makes it back). The middle 4/5 of this movie is a tour-de-force of acting and narrative, largely without dialogue (Hanks is astonishing), but the framing story unfortunately does not quite measure up to that level.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus








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Plot & Themes

Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Wilderness adventure    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   stranded

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   Midwest Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Russia Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Pacific Islands    -   Russia Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   lifeboat    -   lost at sea Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   food/shelter preoccupation    -   stranded    -   Pacific Island Misc setting    -   building    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   seeing nude male butt Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   drowned Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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