In Bruges Movie Review Summary

Actors: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes

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In Bruges tells the tale of two hitman, one rookie and one veteran. On his first assignment the rookie, Ray, is sent to kill a priest inside of a church and he does so; unfortunately, there was a child in the church at the time and a stray bullet strike the boy in the head. The two hitmen are sent to Bruges by their employer to lay low for a while and during their stay the two examine their circumstances and Ray even manages to strike up a relationship with an actress he meets on the set of a film. But their troubles aren't completely behind them as their employer,Harry,sends some hitmen to finish the two bungling killers off.
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Best part of story, including ending: It a morality play and it utilizes the beautiful old city as a centerpiece between two slightly opposing forces. It also looks at the effects that guilt has on people and if we can truly redeem ourselves.

Opinion about the main character: He's not your typical tough guy hit-man without a conscience he displays a good bit of vulnerability, and he feels guilt over his actions.

The review of this Movie prepared by jay russell a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar

Script Analysis of In Bruges

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   guilt over actions that lead to death/injury Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals (shown sympathetically) on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   killer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Irish Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Europe    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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