Pirates Movie Review Summary

Actors: Walter Matthau, Cris Campion

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Roman Polanski is not generally known for his comedies, but in “Pirates” this
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filmmaker shows that he knows the ropes of this genre. Starring a peg-legged Walter
Mathau as Captain Red, Director Polanski pulls no punches as he presents the world of the 17th
century pirate and all its bawdiness. Mathau, along with his young shipmate Cris
Campion, takes on a Spanish galleon loaded with Aztec gold, some of the most fearsome
Spanish sailors, and a beautful young lady who is to be forced into a marriage she'd rather
not see! The movie's a lot of fun, well-directed--a swashbuckler not to be missed!

The review of this Movie prepared by Bill Hobbs

Script Analysis of Pirates

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Comedy or Parody about    -   fantasy/swords movies

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   warship    -   drowning    -   lost at sea Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment

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