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Fat City Movie Review Summary

Actors: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell

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Based on a novel by Leonard Gardner, FAT CITY is a movie directed by John Huston in 1972. Susan Tyrrell earned a nomination for the Academy Award in the "Best actress in a supporting role" category.
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Stacy Keach is 30 years old and has retired from boxing 18 months before. Since then, he works as a day labourer in the fields near Stockton by day and spends his money on booze at night. He crosses the path of Jeff Bridges, a young boxer, who's a natural. Keach sends Bridges to his former trainer and loves Tyrrell, an alcoholic woman. Keach decides to make a boxing comeback.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Kind of sports story:    -   boxing Sports story?    -   Yes Druggie/drunk problems?    -   alcohol

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   lot of descript of crop raising Misc setting    -   sports arena    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Is this movie based on a    -   book

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