Near Dark Movie Review Summary

Actors: Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, Jenette Goldstein

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NEAR DARK is a movie co-written and directed by Kathryn Bigelow in 1987.
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Jesse and his four companions are modern "vampires" driving through the desert at night and sleeping in cheap motels during the day. Mae falls in love with Adrian Pasdar, a young farmer from Oklahoma, and tries to add him to the group. But Pasdar cannot imagine himself killing people each night in order to stay alive. Meanwhile, his father is after him following the bloody path of the group. Tension slowly rises in Jesse's group as Pasdar leaves it in order to come back to his family. Will May follow him and give up eternity for true love ?
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   thirsty vampires

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   farmer Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics    -   Physically Ill


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas    -   Midwest Desert?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   run over    -   flamed    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   nasty human transformations

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