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Glory Movie Review Summary

Actors: Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman, Jihmi Kennedy, Andre Braugher, John Finn, Raymond St. Jacques, RonReaco Lee,

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This glorious film tells the hitherto shamefully uncelebrated story of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first unit of black troops raised by the Union to fight in the Civil War.
The review of this Movie prepared by Simone



This teriffic movie is a semi-fictionalized account of the 54th Mass. Inf. Regiment, the first regular Black Union regiment in the American Civil War. To me, this film is all about seeking and earning respect. The Colonel wants respect from his men. The Black soldiers want respect as men. The regiment wants respect from the army and the nation. The story is very well constructed, following the training and first campaigns leading up to the "gallant rush" at Fort Wagner in which this regiment earned respect and glory and proved that there was nothing inferior about Black troops. Excellent drama, top-notch battle scenes, and hardly a wasted frame of film in the whole movie.
The review of this Movie prepared by Zorikh Lequidre








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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:    -   16th-19th century War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Specific to    -   US Civil War War story:    -   escaping behind enemy lines Training/Promotion story?    -   Yes Kinds of training/promotion:    -   military    -   martial arts

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   Northeast    -   Deep South Forest?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   ranch Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   guns    -   swords Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives    -   blunt clubbing (like seals) Any profanity?    -   None    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs

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