Hard Ground Movie Review Summary

Actors: Burt Reynolds, Bruce Dern

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A group of prisoners escape from a prison wagon and go on a killing and robbing spree. Unable to gather a posse, the marshall is forced to enlist the help of another killer, his brother-in-law, whom he arested 10 years ago. With the promise of freedom, the killer agrees to help the marshall. They track the outlaws across the west, rescuing a girl held hostage. The girl helps the men find the outlaws. The men catch up with the outlaws in a small Mexican town. There's a big shoot-out that eventually leaves only the 'good guys' standing.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Western    -   Yes Kind of western:    -   hunting down outlaws

Main Character

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


Desert?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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