Ghost Dog: The Way of The Samurai Movie Review Summary

Actors: Forest Whitaker

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Ghost Dog: The Way of The Samurai

Ghost Dog (Forrest Whitaker) is New York City's feared, and innovative, hitman. What makes him so unique is his practice of the Code of the Samurai. Although befriend by a little girl (Camille Winbush) and a French guy who sells ice cream (Issach De Bankole), he is betrayed by a mafia family after accidentally shooting a member. All that is left to do is defend himself only with the Code of the Samurai. Although Ghost Dog doesn't speak much outside of narration, you will feel how he does in every moment as Wu-Tang member, and producer RZA, scores the entire film.
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The review of this Movie prepared by A.D. Tandy

Ghostdog is a strict believer in the samurai way of life. One day he is beaten up and a man stops the beating. When a deed like this is done for a samurai, he must return the favor. He becomes a hit man for the mob as gratitude. The accurately explains the life of a samurai. The director of the movie, Jim Jarmusch, is from Akron, Ohio. I live in Ohio. An Ohioian at the helm of Ghostdog is an added bonus.
The review of this Movie prepared by Kelly Alleman

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   vigilante hunting down criminal(s) Combat acrobatics/martial arts?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   Mafia conflict If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals killing each other    -   one man's rise in a criminal organization Kind of movie    -   traditional karate

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   killer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American) Unusual characteristics    -   Super muscles! (man)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   fright    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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