Extremities Movie Review Summary

Actors: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard

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Based on the play by William Mastrosimone, Extremities stars Farrah Fawcett as Marjorie. One night at a mall Marjorie gets attacked by Joe (James Russo) who is wearing a ski mask. He makes her drive to a secluded spot and threatens her physically with a knife. Marjorie gets away and reports the incident to the police, telling them he has her wallet. They say they can't do much without a description and she leaves feeling like they can't help her at all. A week later Joe shows up pretending to look for someone. Marjorie asks him to leave but he attacks her again, slapping her and making threats on her life. As Joe attemptes to smother her, Marjorie grabs a can of bug spray and gets him in the eyes with it then hits him over the head with a lamp. When she breaks free she wraps Joe up in telephone wire and she runs away to call the cops. But Joe makes her realize its his word against her. There is no proof. So Marjorie breaks down and traps Joe in
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the fire place while she digs a grave. Her roommates eventually come home and they convince her not to kill Joe.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   hunted by killer/stalker Kind of story:    -   rape

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   licking Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   play

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