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Permanent Midnight Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ben Stiller, Elizabeth Hurley, Own Wilson, Janeane Garofalo

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Jerry Stahl is a hot television writer addicted to heroin. Fed up with New York and his drug addiction, he moves out to L.A. in the hopes of kicking his habit. He meets Sandra (Elizabeth Hurley) who needs her green card so he agrees to marry her. She gets him a job writing schlock for a puppet show which paid him $5,000 a week, but he has a $6,000 a week for his drug habit. Jerry ultimately gets fired and screws everything up in his life. He weakly tries to go to rehab but then meets another addict he smokes dope with. He finds out Sandra is pregnant with his child and tries to improve himself.
The review of this Movie prepared by Bobby Blades








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Script Analysis of Permanent Midnight

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   writer Druggie/drunk problems?    -   drugs

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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