Cocoon Movie Review Summary

Actors: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Maureen Stapleton, Gwen Verdon, Herta Ware, Ta

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The fountain of youth has been explored by everyone from Ponce de Leon to Dick Clark, and it's beautifully portrayed in this movie. Three senior citizens from Florida come across the fountain, which apparently has been inhabited by aliens.
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Three retired men discover alien artifacts in a neighbor's pool house. While the three men become obsessed with the restorative qualities of the pool, aliens try to rescue several of their kind from destruction. Meanwhile, a young man discovers that romance between humans and aliens is possible.
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Script Analysis of Cocoon

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 70% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact    -   Yes Romance    -   Yes Generally friendly 1st contact with aliens?    -   Yes Human/Magical couple?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   long lived adults Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   mansion    -   bar/restaurant    -   small town

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Tone of movie    -   upbeat Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vauge references only    -   kissing    -   weird alien sex    -   seeing nude female butt Kinds of F/X    -   Things that change shape/morph    -   exotic aliens

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