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Mission Impossible Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Beart, Tom Cruise, Kristin Scott Thomas

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An espionage team on assignment in Prague is ambushed and everyone killed except American special agent Ethan Hunt (Cruise). There's a mole somewhere, and suspicion falls on him because he survived. The bigger danger is a plot to steal a computer file that contains the real names, placement, and cover stories of all other covert operatives, so Hunt must identify and stop the real spy without the support of his own organization. This involves fleeing government assassins, breaking into the CIA's most impenetrable vault, and clinging to a speeding bullet train in the Chunnel. The plot of this 1996 homage to the 1960s TV series is impossible to follow, and the characters shallow to nonexistent. Director Brian DePalma delivers a stylish rush of a film that definitely thrills the viewer but leaves almost nothing after its passing.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus








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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char doing spying/sabotage    -   finding a spy/saboteur The terrorist enemy is...    -   spies

Main Character

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

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   London    -   dangerous Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   karate chop    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   TV show

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