Down and Out in Beverly Hills Movie Review Summary

Actors: Bette Midler, Nick Nolte, Richard Dreyfuss

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When a homeless man (Nolte) tries to commit suicide by drowning himself in the pool of a rich businessman (Dreyfuss), it overturns the man, his wife (Bette Midler), and their household.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Wife Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   midlife crisis    -   (General) search for meaning/identity Lover is...    -   of a different social class Battle with shrink/bum?    -   wisdom from a homeless man or bum Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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