Mysterious Island Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Herbert Lom

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Based on the Jules Verne novel, MYSTERIOUS ISLAND is a British movie directed by Cy Endfield in 1961.

Four Civil War soldiers escape in a balloon from their prison in Virginia. They land several days later on a small Pacific ocean island. They will meet there the Captain Nemo, stranded on this island with the Nautilus. Nemo has finally find a way to end all wars by creating giant animals that can feed the entire population of Earth. Our castaways will have to defend themselves against a giant crab, a huge bee and a ten meters tall chicken.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Giant monster movie?    -   Yes Kind of monster    -   Giant Monster(s)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   military officer, senior Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Earth setting:    -   19th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Mountains?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Misc settings    -   prison    -   fort/castle    -   small island

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Tone of movie    -   upbeat Is this movie based on a    -   book

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