La Femme Nikita Movie Review Summary

Actors: Anne Parillaud, Tchéky Karyo, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Jean Reno, Jeanne Moreau

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LA FEMME NIKITA is a movie written and directed by Luc Besson in 1990. Nine nominations for the french Academy Awards.
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Nikita, a drug-addicted teenager just condemned to a life-time sentence for murder, is recruited by a secret governmental organization. During a three years period, she will be trained in all kind of fields so that she becomes
a perfect killer. Once released, she will try to live a normal life with Jean-Hugues Anglade but will be regularly asked by his employer to accomplish dirty missions. For how long will Nikita have to pay her debt to the government?

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char doing spying/sabotage

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   killer Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy    -   France Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat Misc setting    -   prison    -   resort/hotel    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets

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