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L.A. Confidential Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kevin Spacey, Guy Pearce, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger, James Cromwell

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of L.A. Confidential

Edmund Exley (Gut Pearce) is an ambitous young detective fighting his way up the the ranks. Bud White (Russell Crowe) is an agressive detective with a disgust for men who beat women. When investigating a massacre at a coffee shop, a simple answer is found when the police catch 3 black people for the crime. But Exley thinks that there is more to this than the report claims. Trouble starts brewing when he investigates.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brian Sager



L.A. Confidential is driven by astonishing actors and genious plot, and is way more dimentional and entertaining to those "regular" crime stories.
The review of this Movie prepared by Tero Hakulinen



Script Analysis of L.A. Confidential

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   police corruption

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes    -   Yes The US:    -   California    -   California City?    -   Yes    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   Occasional swearing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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