January Man Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kevin Kline, Susan Sarandon, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Harvey Keitel, Danny Aiello, Rod Steiger, Alan Rickman

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JANUARY MAN is a movie directed by the Irish director Pat O'Connor in 1989.
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A serial killer is at large in NYC. The mayor, Rod Steiger, asks the chief of police Harvey Keitel to take his brother Kevin Kline back into the police force in order to help him solve the case. Two years before, Kline was forced to resign from the NYPD to protect his brother enmeshed in a police corruption affair. The relation between the two brothers is still tense as Sarandon, Kline's former girl-friend, has finally chosen to marry Keitel.

Kline starts his own investigation and meets Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, the mayor's daughter, who was a close friend of the killer's last victim. While Kline is falling in love with her, Susan Sarandon is trying to revive Kline's old flame for her. In the meantime, Kline has understood the killer's pattern and believes that the next murder will happen soon.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   catching brutal killer/stalker Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   theater

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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