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Map of the Human Heart Movie Review Summary

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The setting is 1930's Canada. Avik, an Innuit boy, is befriended by Albertine, a girl who is half-Eskimo, half-French Canadian. They seem destined for one another but are soon separated.
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Years go by, but Avik never forgets his love buddy. During World War II, he becomes a bomber pilot and runs into Albertine on the front, where they rekindle their love for one another. However, differences in ethnicity (Albertine can pass for white) and social status are roadblocks to their continued romance.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage War impact on civilians/veterans    -   Yes Kind of conflict:    -   war, WW II Lover is...    -   of another race (interracial loving!)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   fisherman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Canadian

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada Ice Caps?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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