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Message in a Bottle Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robin Wright Penn, Kevin Costner, Paul Newman, John Savage

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Based on the Nicholas Sparks novel, MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE is a movie directed by Luis Mandoki in 1999.

Theresa finds a message in a bottle while jogging near the Atlantic ocean. After a few researches, she learns that the writer of the message is Garret Blak,e whom she decides to meet. For two years now, Garret is mourning for his wife's death and is taking care of his alcoholic father. Garret and Theresa fall in love but Garret can not forget his late wife.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Family, caring for sick?    -   Yes Who is sick?    -   Father because he/she is    -   alcoholic/druggie Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Coping with loss of loved one?    -   Yes Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   drowning    -   sail boat City?    -   Yes City:    -   Chicago

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Is this movie based on a    -   book

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