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Catch Me if You Can Movie Review Summary

Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken

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After his parents divorce, Frank Abignale runs away and becomes a con artist. He poses as a copilot for Pan-Am Airlines and begins forging paychecks.

An FBI agent, Carl Handraddy, catches on to the con and begins tracking and chasing Frank.   When Carl gets too close Frank ditches the airline and begins posing as a doctor. He meets a nurse and they get engaged.

Once again, when Carl gets too close, Frank ditches the doctor's coat and becomes a lawyer and goes to work for his fiance's father. Carl once again catches up to Frank.

Frank is forced to flee, leaving his love behind. He flees to France. Carl finally catches Frank in France and extradites him back to America.

After a short period in prison, Frank is freed under one condition. He must for the FBI in the fraud department with Carl. Frank eventually goes on to create some of the most effective forms of fraud detection and monitoring.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   criminal becomes sensitive    -   white collar fraud/theft Criminal enemy is...    -   thief/con-artist If this is a criminal POV story...    -   white collar fraud/con man

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   California Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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