Cool Hand Luke Movie Review Summary

Actors: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin

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The main character is a non-conformist who goes to prison. He must struggle with his own personal failures, particularly not living up to his families expectations. He also struggles with corrupt guards and struggles to find his identity within the prison.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   abuse in prison story

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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