Cat Chaser Movie Review Summary

Actors: Peter Weller, Kelly McGillis, Charles Durning, Tomas Milian, Frederic Forrest

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Based on Elmore Leonard novel, CAT CHASER is a movie directed by Abel Ferrara in 1989.
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Peter Weller is a marine who took part in the U.S. intervention in the Dominican Republic in the sixties. He owns now an hotel in Miami Beach and is still haunted by this period of his life. He's contacted by Kelly McGillis whom he was in love with a few years before and who's now the wife of Tomas Milian, an ancient south american torturer based in Miami. Both rekindle their previous relation but Charles Durning, Milian's henchman, proposes them to help him to steal Milian's cash hidden in his house. But Milian is aware now of his wife's infidelity and he is not happy at all. Will Weller and McGillis survive Milian's revenge and Durning's duplicity ?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals stealing from other criminals Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   The Caribbean City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous    -   Miami Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   seeing full frontal--men Is this movie based on a    -   book

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