Flashback Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kiefer Sutherland, Dennis Hopper, Carol Kane, Paul Dooley, Cliff deYoung

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Flashback

Kiefer Sutherland is the young, mysterious FBI agent serious about seeing that he "gets his man". The subject? Dennis Hopper is the 60s activist still at large for the unhitching the electioneering passenger train of then-vice president, a fascist. Little does Sutherland realize that Hopper is a key to his own very disfunctional and embarrassing childhood as the son of activists who named him Freedom at his 1st birthday.
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Through a series of events in the duties of bounty hunting Hopper gets a hippy schoolbus on the road and leads Sutherland and his fellow agents on a ride, disappearing once again.

The review of this Movie prepared by shannon cumiford

Huey Walker (Hopper) is an activist at-large who has been underground for 20 years. He's wanted for a prank -- uncoupling the vice-president's train car on a whistle-stop tour of the Pacific Northwest. But his deed remains largely forgotten until someone tips the FBI to his whereabouts. Enter John Buckner (Sutherland), a young and straight-laced FBI agent assigned to escort Walker to jail. It's the odd couple, to be sure. In a bit of irony, the pair make their way back via ... train. Walker dopes up the agent en route and switches identities with him to evade arrest. Buckner is determined to see his assignment to its successful conclusion, no matter how Walker tries to get the best of him.

The review of this Movie prepared by ldpaulson

Script Analysis of Flashback

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   left-wing-but-not-quite-communist activism!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman    -   accused criminal Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius


United States    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   Some foul language

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