Final Analysis Movie Review Summary

Actors: Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Uma Thurman, Eric Roberts

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Psychiatrist Issac Barr (Gere) is treating a young woman named Diana Baylor (Thurman). Upon meeting her older sister Heather Evans (Basinger), he falls in love with her and the two begin an affair. Unfortunately Heather is married to a Greek mobster named Jimmy who treats his wife terribly and is a complete tyrant towards her. Issac wants Heather to file for divorce but she is afraid of what her husband might do if she did. Heather has a medical condition that becomes very apparent when she drinks so she is not supposed to but one night her and her husband go out to supper and upon returning home, she physically attacks him, hitting him over the head with a barbell and killing him. Heather is arrested and put in jail. Doctor Barr uses his professional credentials to do what he can for Heather but after many talks with her, and also her sister, he begins to wonder if she is telling him the truth- that Jimmy's death was an accident, brought on by her medical condition, and not premediated first degree murder.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   psychiatrist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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