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Knowing Movie Review Summary

Actors: Nicolas Cage, Rose Byrne

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Lucinda Embry writes a page of random numbers and adds it to a time capsule in her elementary class. 50 years later, Caleb Koestler retrieves the capsules contents while he is a student at the same elementary school. Caleb's father, John, begins investigating the numbers. John finds out that the numbers have a specific set of sequences referring to major disasters. John tracks down Lucinda's daughter Diana and Diana decides to help John. She tells John that Lucinda used to hear voices. John has a sudden revelation and goes to telescope observatory. While he is there, he discovers a solar flare that will soon destroy Earth. Diana and John think about taking their children to the caves. Meanwhile, Diana stops for gas and some strangers take their children. Diana chases them and crashes in her car. John reaches her and watches her die. A space ship descends from the sky and takes John's son and leaves John. The solar flare will soon destroy earth unless someone does something to stop it.
Best part of story, including ending: What I hated about this story is that everyone dies.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene was when the solar flare comes because it was entertainingly scary.

Opinion about the main character: What I liked most about Johnathan was that he had the will to find out more information from Diana about Lucinda.

The review of this Movie prepared by Vagrig Nazari a Level 7 Marbled Godwit scholar





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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact    -   Yes Environmental disaster?    -   surviving environmental effects of disaster (no mad max gangs)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Age:    -   40's-50's

Setting

Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Tone of movie    -   fearful

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