Nightwatch (1994) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kim Bodnia, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sofie Grabol, Ulf Pilgaard

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NIGHTWATCH (Nattevagten) is a danish movie written and directed by Ole Bornedal in 1994.
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Martin is a law student who's just accepted a job as a night watchman at the local morgue. Meanwhile an unknown killer is murdering prostitutes in the city.

Highly recommended.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

Script Analysis of Nightwatch (1994)

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% 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?    -   70% Murders of set profession?    -   prostitutes/strippers/porn Misc. Plotlets    -   local police have IQ of houseplant Special suspect?    -   best friend Kind of mystery?    -   police procedural

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Scandinavian


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Scandinavia City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   scientific labs    -   building    -   church/synagogue

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives

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