Night Moves Movie Review Summary

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NIGHT MOVES was directed by Arthur Penn in 1975.

Private eye Harry Moseby has just discovered that his wife Ellen is cheating on him when he's asked by ex-actress Arlene Iverson to find her 16 years old daughter Delly who's left home. Moseby finds Delly at her stepfather's home in Florida and brings her back to Los Angeles.
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A few weeks later, Delly dies during a movie stunt. Moseby thinks she's been murdered and comes back to Florida. There, he finds out that Delly, while scuba-diving, had discovered a sunken plane belonging to smugglers and recognized the pilot. When Moseby is attacked while trying to recover the Mexican relics lying underwater near the plane, he's then sure that she was murdered.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   stolen goods organization

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   California Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   scuba under City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   run over Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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