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Mother Night Movie Review Summary

Actors: Nick Nolte

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Nick Nolte plays an American who is writing plays in Germany, who marries a German actress. When World War II breaks out she is killed, and he is asked to send coded messages via his radio program to the Allied troops. After
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the war he is labeled a Nazi because of his official position, and hunted for the trials. He hides in New York and is found by his wife's younger sister who impersonates his wife long enough for him to fall in love with her again.

The review of this Movie prepared by Trudy Scales



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes War impact on civilians/veterans    -   Yes Kind of conflict:    -   war, WW II

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   play

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