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Invincible Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tim Roth, Jouko Ahola, Udo Kier

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INVINCIBLE is a movie written and directed by Werner Herzog in 2001.

Zishe is a young blacksmith living in a small town of Poland. A German impresario, impressed by Zishe's strength, suggests to the young man to come to the Berlin of 1932. There, Zishe starts to work at the medium Hanussen's theater. Night after night, dressed up as the German hero Siegfried, he arouses the enthusiasm of the local nazi sympathizers.
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One day, Zishe, who doesn't feel comfortable anymore with the role he has to play every night, tells the audience that he is a Jew. From this moment on, Zishe becomes a hero for the Jewish people who, unfortunately, won't listen to Zishe's exhortations to prepare themselves to fight for their lives.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's War impact on civilians/veterans    -   Yes Kind of conflict:    -   holocaust

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Jewish

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat City?    -   Yes City:    -   dangerous Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   theater

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None

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