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A Mighty Heart Movie Review Summary

Actors: Angelina Jolie, Dan Futterman

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During the height of the USA's war in the Middle East and on terrorism, many injustices occurred and many of them are overlooked or a just plain forgotten. A Mighty Heart takes a compelling look at one of those unfortunate circumstances. One of these circumstances is when an innocent civilian get kidnapped. This 2007 film takes a look at this from the perspective of the wife who's husband has been kidnapped.


In this case the wife is journalist Marianne Pearl's (played by Angelina Jolie) account of the kidnapping of her husband Daniel Peal (Dan Futterman), who was captured in Pakistan. This film is adaptation of Marianne Pearl memoirs and her efforts to locate her husband. Not only this but it takes a look at the Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service attempts to capture the kidnappers and bring them to justice.


Best part of story, including ending: That it was based on a true story and it did very good job capturing the emotions - sadness, concern, fear of Marianne, being in the position she was in.

Best scene in story: When she decided to go to the Middle East to search for her husband.

Opinion about the main character: I liked her determination. She was willing to travel to the Middle East, put herself in danger and do what ever she felt would help her locate her husband.

The review of this Movie prepared by George Kipling a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar





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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes The terrorist enemy is...    -   arabs/muslims!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   The 'stans

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Is this movie based on a    -   book

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