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Hide and Seek Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert DeNiro, Dakota Fanning, Elisabeth Shue

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After a little girl's mother commits suicide, her father moves her to a house in the country outside of a small town.
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The father is worried because the girl has become shy and reclusive. He tries to find her some friends, but she tells him that she already has a new friend named Charlie. Her father thinks that Charlie is an imaginary friend, but things soon start happening. Spooky messages are written on the bathroom wall, he finds the cat killed and floating in blood in the bathtub and his new friend is mysteriously killed and he finds her in a blood-filled bathtub as well.
He thinks the little girl is to blame, so he covers up for her.

Charlie becomes increasingly violent and sets his sights on the girl. The girl makes a frightened phone call to her psychologist. It's then that the girl's father realizes that he is Charlie; or, that Charlie is his alter-ego. He remembers that he killed his wife, the cat and his new friend.   Charlie takes over completely and chases the girl into a cave in the woods. He tries to kill her, but her psychologist shows up just in time kill Charlie and save the little girl.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson



Script Analysis of Hide and Seek

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   mad guy with knife likes to slice

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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