Force of Evil Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Garfield, Thomas Gomez, Beatrice Pearson, Marie Windsor, Roy Roberts

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FORCE OF EVIL is a movie written and directed by Abraham Polonsky in 1948.
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Joe Morse is the lawyer for the mobster Ben Tucker. A genius in the white collar crime's department, Joe has convinced Tucker that he should make disappear all the little numbers racket operators in order to be the only one to control this business. The operation is a success but Joe Morse is in the same time worried about his own older brother Leo who's also in the same business. Joe wants to find a way to thank Leo who, years before, offered him the opportunity to study Law but Leo doesn't want to be Tucker's partner.

Little by little, Joe Morse is gaining a new status in the mob organization. He is soon considered as a partner in crime rather than a lawyer. Will he be able to understand the risks and the duties this new status implies ?
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Family, loving    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   brother Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   one man's rise in a criminal organization

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   lawyer creature Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant


City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   sports arena

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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