Chasing Amy Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ben Affleck, Jason Lee, Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Chasing Amy

The night Holden (Ben Affleck) meets Alyssa (Joey Adams), he thinks he has found the woman of his dreams, until he discovers the truth- Alyssa is a lesbian! Determined to challenge Holden's traditional beliefs, Alyssa befriends him. The two are inseparable, until Holden's intense feelings force Alyssa to face her heart- she's in love with a man. When their passionate relationship threatens Holden's best friend, Binky, sordid details from Alyssa's past spring to the surface. Shocking lies and sexual deviance redefine the couple's central issues- trust, honesty, and sexual identity.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Erica Whitney

This is an incredible story of finding who you are and what you stand for. The main characters fight discrimination and the "laws of the norm" to find each other and begin a love of epic proportions. The movie ends bitter-sweetly and the audience is left to decide the fate of the characters that they have easily grown to love.
The review of this Movie prepared by Sailor Venus

This movie shows how essential personal growth and romance are, but in a very comical way. The main charachter, Holden, finds himself wrapped up with a woman whom he finds out is a lesbian. Eventually they become romantic with each other but the fate of the relationship is in the hands of Holden's arrogant attitude towards this woman's previous lifestyle.
The review of this Movie prepared by andrea

Smart,funny story about boy meets girl, falling in love. Only girl turns out to be a lesbian. They start a relationship, but there's much resentment from their friends/society. Can their relationship survive all this?

The review of this Movie prepared by Tamara

Most of this movie is spent deconstucting hangups people have in relationships... Filled with Jealousy and dishonesty. Plenty of unexpected surprises as the movie ends on a down note... It's not who you love..It's how.
The review of this Movie prepared by Kyle

Script Analysis of Chasing Amy

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Plot & Themes

Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   Lesbians!

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   sports arena    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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