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Funny Farm Movie Review Summary

Actors: Chevy Chase, Madolyn Smith-Osborne

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Andy and Elizabeth Farmer move from a big city to a farm in Vermont so Andy (Chevy Chase) can write a novel in peace and quite.
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Trouble brews at the new house as soon as they move in. The movers are a day late with their furniture, a dead body is found buried in their yard, their new dog runs away and the mailman is a drunk who comes close to running people over.
Andy finally finishes his novel, but Elizabeth finds it to be very boring. At that time she also tells him she has been writing a children's book about a squirrel.
As Andy receives a call from his editor, he gives him his wife's children's story instead of the one he wrote himself. Elizabeth soon finds out about Andy's plan, and moves out of the house and plans for a divorce.
Knowing it will be hard to sell the house, the two bribe the country folk to act civilized when ever a potential buyer comes to town.
After a long talk, Andy and Elizabeth realize they want to stay together. But now they must deal with all of the town people they promised to pay.
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Script Analysis of Funny Farm

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Comedy or Parody about    -   married couple fighting How much humor v. drama    -   Lot of humor, but significant serious drama

Main Character

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

Setting

Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   ignorant small town people

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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