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Miracle Mile Movie Review Summary

Actors: Anthony Edwards, Mare Winningham, John Agar

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Harry Washello is out at a small coffee shop late at night, there he meets a attractive waitress named Julie Peters. It seems to be love at first sight as the two chit chat for a brief moment hitting it off quickly and within a matter of minutes become each other lovers. Peters wants to meet with Harry after her shift is over- as expected, Harry accepts her offer. Harry goes home for a quick nap, but oversleeps and wakes up late than unexpected. At this point, Washello rushes to the coffee shop but unfortunately Julie already left from work.
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Seconds later, a nearby payphone is ringing. Assuming it might be Julie, he picks it up and hear a frantic voice on the other end. The news that he hears is atonishing, as a soldier tells him that the United States will be blown in pieces by a nuclear bomb within one hour. Afterwards a sound of a gunfire is heard in the background and someone else tells Harry to ignore the call.At this point, Harry has no clue to whether or not to take the call as a joke. His mind wanders into thousand of things, it can be possible that the warning is the truth, if so, how can he save his country within one hour? How can he tell so many folks that a bomb will dimnish their country without anyone brushing it off as nonsense?

The people he does talk about this matter is a drunk, another a drag queen and a employee at the coffee shop. Harry and the clerk try to come up with a escape plan-using a helicopter to board themselves onto to get out the country. But more importantly, Harry must find Julie first as he does not want his love in harm's way.
The review of this Movie prepared by Alicia M.



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 70%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Disaster, Natural/Nuclear    -   Yes Kind of disaster:    -   post nuclear war

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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