Donnie Brasco Movie Review Summary

Actors: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby, Anne Heche

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One of the great mafia films, based on the true story of Donnie Brasco, a police officer who infiltrated the mafia world, risking his own life every day.
The review of this Movie prepared by Erik Stahlberg

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals stealing from other criminals    -   criminals stealing from honest people    -   criminals killing each other    -   police corruption    -   gang conflict    -   Mafia conflict    -   one man's rise in a criminal organization    -   life in drug culture Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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