Life or Something Like It Movie Review Summary

Actors: Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns, Tony Shalboub

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Lanie Kerrigan (Jolie) is a feature reporter at a Seattle TV station who leads a life of superficiality with her work always being her top priority. Her perfect life begins to unravel when a homeless street seer (Shalboub) informs Lanie that she leads a meaningless existence and has only a few short days left to live. At first passing him off as insane, Lanie begins to take a serious look at her life and her priorities when his other predictions come true. All at once the cameraman (Burns) with whom Lanie has long been at odds with, begins to look good to her. He in turn, likes the new Lanie.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   (General) search for meaning/identity Battle with shrink/bum?    -   wisdom from a homeless man or bum

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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