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Dead Man Walking Movie Review Summary

Actors: Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon

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The movie is about a man sentence to death for the rape and murder of two young people. He meets a nun who tries to help him.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Jessica




A nun starts corresponding with a death row inmates. As his execution date nears he learns a thing he never knew before: love.
The review of this Movie prepared by Katy



Script Analysis of Dead Man Walking

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 70% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   criminal becomes sensitive If this is a criminal POV story...    -   jail abuse/escape story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   religious figure Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   Deep South Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Kind of violence:    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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