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Eddie and the Cruisers Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tom Berenger, Michael Paré, Joe Pantoliano, Ellen Barkin, John Stockwell, Matthew Laurance

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EDDIE AND THE CRUISERS is a movie directed by Martin Davidson in 1983.
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Tom -Wordman- Berenger was a member of the band Eddie and the Cruisers in the beginning of the sixties. Now, 18 years later, it's revival time and the Cruisers have gained a new celebrity. Contacted by the journalist Ellen Barkin who's looking for the tapes of the last recording session of the Cruisers, Tom Berenger remembers his special relation with Eddie Wilson, the singer of the band.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   musician Coping with loss of loved one?    -   Yes

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   drowning Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   school    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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