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Nightmare on the 13th Floor Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michele Greene, John Karlen, Louise Fletcher, Alan Fudge, James Brolin, Teri Treas

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Michele Greene plays a writer for a travel magazine on assignment at the acclaimed Wessex Hotel. While riding the service lift, she sees a man being murdered on an unmarked 13th floor illuminated by gas lamps and decorated with strange things. As several guests begin to disappear, Elaine (the writer) becomes increasingly more involved with this murder mystery. The hotel doctor (James Brolin) and the staff at the hotel, all tell her she must have hallucinated the murder because there is no 13th floor. Now, Elaine must team up with a bad-tempered cop (John Karlen) to find out about the Nightmare on the 13th Floor.
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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% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   nearly 100% Special suspect?    -   lover Kind of mystery?    -   amateur citizen investigator Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   mad guy with knife likes to slice Criminal enemy is...    -   crazed boy/girlfriend/family member If this is a criminal POV story...    -   killing innocent people

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   sewers/subways    -   church/synagogue

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   decapitated    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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