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Cutter's Way Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichorn

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Based on Newton Thornburg's novel "Cutter & Bone", Cutters Way stars Jeff Bridges as Richard Bone. After sleeping with a woman Richard Bone goes to visit his friend Alex Cutter, a Vietnam veteran who's lost the use of his leg, and arm, and his left eye. Along the way Bone sees a man dumping a body in the garbage and the mysterious culprit almost runs Bone over as he sped away. A couple days later Bone gets picked up and questioned by the police but is released after six hours. He also makes the paper as a witness to the body dump. This is when the jaded Cutter decides that the murderer is a rich man by the name of J.J. Cord (Stepehen Elliot). For a while, Bone doesn't agree with this theory. He thinks it's pure fantasy until they find Cutter's house burned down and his wife dead. They use a friends invitation to get into a party at Cord's mansion where Bone finally realizes it was Cord and takes matters into his own hands.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer Criminal enemy is...    -   big business/rich guy

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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