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Disappearing Acts Movie Review Summary

Actors: Sanaa Lathan, Wesley Snipes

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This is one of those movies where you want to yell at the characters to stop them from doing stupid stuff.
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This film follows a beautiful & single young woman named Zora. She's a middle class musician focused on her career. That is, until she meets a broke down deadbeat named Franklin. Somehow, they fall for each other in scenic Brooklyn. They met as she was getting ready to move in to her new apartment (where he was doing manual labor). Franklin seems like a nice guy, but he stands her up the first time they are supposed to link up.

Right on cue, her friends bash Franklin for being broke. She defends him, but still seems to agree with them to a certain extent. Then one night, as she is walking home, she noticed that Franklin is at her house sitting on the steps. This is a disrobing sight for her, since he didn't ask to come over. Even though she acts like she's mad, she lets him in a and then she lets him in. After that, her music career starts to take off and their relationship does too. Then Franklin starts confessing stuff: like how he never got his h.s. diploma. And that he has a wife & children. And that he was laid off. True to her role as a desperate lovesick fool, Zora ignores the fact that he lied multiple times and in turn professes her love for him. From that point, it gets even crazier.

Best part of story, including ending: I loved and hated how real it was! People make dumb decisions when they think they're in love and this movie shows that.

Best scene in story: I got a kick out of Zora's reaction when she realized what deadbeat he really was!

Opinion about the main character: I like that she was trying her best not judge others.

The review of this Movie prepared by Shauntrice M. a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   black people romance movie

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   licking Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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