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Don't Look Now Movie Review Summary

Actors: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland

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John and Laura Baxter are grieving over the drowning death of their little girl. They travel to Venice during the off-season, in part to escape from their home in the English countryside but also because John is an art historian who's helping to restore a Venetian church. They meet a pair of elderly sisters, one of whom is clairvoyant. She immediately feels aconnection with Laura and warns her that she and her husband should leave Venice at once. Laura has a hard time convincing John, who doesn't believe in ESP, to heed the woman's advice, despite the fact that there is a serial killer hiding among the shadowy canals, looking for another victim.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   guilt over actions that lead to death/injury Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   catching brutal killer/stalker Coping with loss of loved one?    -   Yes Coping with loss of    -   Daughter

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Has magical powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   mind reading    -   can see into the future Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   Italy Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   drowning Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Is this movie based on a    -   book

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