Erin Brockovich Movie Review Summary

Actors: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney

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Julia Roberts won an Oscar for this fascinating true-life movie about a down-on-her-luck single mother who guilt-trips her lawyer into giving her a job at his firm, then stumbles upon a conspiracy by a local energy company to cover up environmental misdeeds which have left the townspeople dying. She persuades her boss to fight for the people, and along the way she develops a pride in herself as she learns how to survive as the good guy.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   tree-huggers/environmentalists

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   lawyer creature Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


Desert?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles    -   dangerous    -   rude people Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee    -   ignorant small town people

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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