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A History of Violence Movie Review Summary

Actors: Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, Ed Harris, William Hurt

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This movie was directed by David Cronenberg.

Viggo Mortensen is a small businessman in a small town who lives with his wife. His wife, Maria Bello, and Viggo also have two children.
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Their lives were normal until one day when Viggo helps to stop the robbers from a store robbery. Later, Viggo was announced as a town hero and became really famous. When some town mobsters hear about Viggo's accomplishment, they don't really like and they are really mad. That's when Viggo starts to hide from the town mobsters.

The review of this Movie prepared by Vadim Akhanov



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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:    -   present 2000+ Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   hunted by killer/stalker Criminal enemy is...    -   Mafia conflict

Main Character

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

Setting

Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

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

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