Figures in a Landscape Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert Shaw, Malcolm McDowell

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We are somewhere in Central or maybe in South America. MacConnachie and Ansell have escaped from prison and they're trying to reach the border. While they're running through the country, they're chased by an helicopter that'll try to stop them. After having crossed vast plains, numerous fields of sugar canes and desertic regions, both escapees finally reach the mountains where liberty, and the helicopter, are waiting for them. Directed by Joseph Losey (1970).
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Best part of story, including ending: With only two main characters who are running during the whole movie, the director manages to create suspense.

Best scene in story: The last scene in the snowy mountains featuring the final duel between Robert Shaw and the helicopter is captivating.

Opinion about the main character: The director didn't want that the audience feels any empathy for the main character played by Robert Shaw.

The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler a Level 1 Blue Jay scholar

Script Analysis of Figures in a Landscape

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 80%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   bad criminals on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Central Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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