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Do The Right Thing Movie Review Summary

Actors: Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, John Turturro, Bill Nunn

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This Spike Lee masterpiece is the most genious movie imaginable dealing with topics such as racism. Being entertaining and very thought-provoking at the same time, it really drills into the heart of the issues, not just scrath the surface. Each actor give a huge soul to their characters, making them range from likeable (Mayor, Mookie, Sal, Radio-Rakeem, Love Daddy) to unlikable (supercool John Turturro's prickiest role to date, Sal's racist bastardish son Pino). A truely spectacular masterpiece.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Tero Hakulinen



Script Analysis of Do The Right Thing

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   committing crimes Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   left-wing-but-not-quite-communist activism! Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Father    -   Brother Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes How much story is philosophy rather than plot?    -   4 () Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   American Black Poverty story?    -   Yes Battle with shrink/bum?    -   wisdom from a homeless man or bum

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   a teen    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language    -   A lot of foul language

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