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Fatal Attraction Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close

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Dan Gallager is an upper class business executive living with his wife and 5 year old daughter in Manhattan. One evening, he and his wife, attend a book opening party attended by a writer named Alex Forrest. Dan and Alex immidiately hit it off and strike up a conversation. Later in the movie, they eventually find that they click in a sexual way, and wind up naked doing the nasty on a kitchen counter. This affair continues for a few weeks, with Dan spending the weekend at Alex's apartment while his wife and daughter are away. It is about this time that Dan begins to feel very guilty about the affair and decides to call it off. It is also this time when Alex begins to feel more than just sexual feelings for Dan and is not at all pleased that he is dropping her.
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    Alex will stop at nothing to keep Dan all her own, including allowing herself to get Pregnant, harrassing him at work, phoning him at all hours, pretending to be an interested buyer in their Manhattan condo, kidnapping his child from school, and following his family to their new country home in Upstate New York.
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Script Analysis of Fatal Attraction

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 80% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   hunted by killer/stalker Kind of story:    -   adultery Criminal enemy is...    -   crazed boy/girlfriend/family member

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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