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Flyboys Movie Review Summary

Actors: James Franco, Jean Reno, Martin Henderson, David Ellison, Abdul Salis, Tyler Labine, Phillip Winchester, Augustin Legrand

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During World War I a collection of Americans, including a cowboy, a rich kid, a military brat, and a black boxer, join the Lafayette Escadrille, a squadron of fighter pilots fighting for France. They are taught how to fly by a cynical American veteran. Through the film they become nights of the air, battling the Germans in the air, facing other fighter planes led by one seemingly unbeatable enemy ace.
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Many pilots die in air battles, and the survivors learn comeraderie. The "pompous ass" reforms, the cowboy falls in love with a local girl, one flyer gets shell shock, another flyer is accused of spying. A downed flyer gets caught behind enemy lines. In two final furious battles, they attack a zepplin and escort bombers on an important run.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1900-1920's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Air Force Specific to    -   WW I

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   military pilot Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   warplane Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   air battles Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs

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