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Liberty Stands Still Movie Review Summary

Actors: Wesley Snipes, Linda Fiorentino, Oliver Platt, Jonathan Scarfe

Detailed Plot Synopsis of Liberty Stands Still

LIBERTY STANDS STILL is a movie written and directed by Kari Skogland in 2001.

Liberty and Victor Wallace own one of the largest gun manufactures of the U.S. As Liberty is on the verge of meeting her lover in downtown L.A., her cell phone rings. The caller is a man named Joe. Joe proves to Liberty that he's taking aim at her with his rifle and forces her to cuff herself at a hot-dog stand in the middle of a square. Furthermore, Joe tells her that a bomb hidden in the stand will explode if she tries to alert the people passing by.

Joe explains to Liberty that his daughter has been killed with a gun manufactured by her society and that he wants revenge. He kills a policeman and, soon, the square is surrounded by the swat team and the journalists. Joe would like Liberty to make a public statement and to name the politicians bribed by her company in front of the cameras. Meanwhile, Liberty has also become a target for the C.I.A. who doesn't want her to talk.
This report prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Script Analysis of Liberty Stands Still

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present (2000-2010) Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   hunted by killer/stalker Blackmail & Seduction    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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