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Charade (1963) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy

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Regina Lampert (Hepburn) is considering divorcing her husband Charles while on holiday. She meets an intriguing man named Joshua Peters (Grant) who seems interested. Upon her return home, she finds her apartment bare and deserted. A police officer startles her and escorts her to identify a dead body. It is her husband. What is going on? Missing money her husband stashed is what several people appear to be after, including the mysterious Peters or is it Dyle? And they think she knows where it is.
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The review of this Movie prepared by ldpaulson




Charade was a movie that would put you on the edge of your seet. You didn't really know who the killer is until the end of the movie, but in all of that there was love between the two main characters. This film, even though it is old, will keep you on the edege of your seet. It will make you laugh. If you are one for murder mysteries/love stories you really have to see this movie.
The review of this Movie prepared by Joseph Dorn



Script Analysis of Charade (1963)

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very difficult--no foreshadowing/clues Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Murder Mystery?    -   Yes Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Blackmail & Seduction    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   stolen goods organization

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife    -   govt employee Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   drowned Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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