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Happy New Year Movie Review Summary

Actors: Peter Falk, Charles Durning, Wendy Hughes

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Nick (Peter Falk) and Charlie (Charles Durning), a pair of small-time con men, arrive in Palm Beach, Florida, in early December with a plan to rob a well-protected and high-class jewelry store on New Year's Eve.
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Disguised as a wealthy old man, his sister, and their chauffeur, Nick and Charlie carefully case the store and earn the trust and good will of the store's manager.

Things go awry, however, when Nick falls in love with Carolyn (Wendy Hughes), the beautiful owner of the antique shop next door to their target.

Can Nick and Charlie pull off the heist of a lifetime? And if they do, what will it mean to Charlie's relationship with Carolyn?
The review of this Movie prepared by James Craver



Script Analysis of Happy New Year

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals stealing from honest people    -   criminal becomes sensitive    -   Thief/Con Artist POV story

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   wealthy Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None

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