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City Of Joy Movie Review Summary

Actors: Patrick Swayze, Om Puri, Pauline Collins

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This movie is based on a book by Dominique LaPierre and starring Patrick Swayze as Max Lowe, a surgeon from Houston, Texas. After losing a young patient on the operating table Max quits practicing medicine and struggles with his beliefs and anger. He goes to India to find himself. After a night of drinking with a local girl he gets beat up by some of the local underworld figures and is taken to a local free clinic by Hasari Pal (Omu Pori). Here Max meets Sister Joan (Pauline Collins), a nun trying to help the poor people in the City of Joy. Initially resisting Joan's request to help, Max finally gives in and helps build a new clinic which angers the local "Godfather". We follow as Both Max and Hasari overcome hardships to a spiritual awakening.
The review of this Movie prepared by Bobby Blades








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   (General) search for meaning/identity

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   India

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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