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Point of Origin Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ray Liotta, John Leguizamo, Cliff Curtis, Illeanna Douglas, Ronny Cox

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John Orr (Liotta) is a hard working arson investigator for the Glendale Fire Department who appears to have taught Keith "Junior" Lang (Leguizamo) everything he knows. He's a pro who seems to almost mystically devine the point of origin at even the most puzzling fire and is able to find the tiniest evidence shred. An elusive serial arsonist is plaguing the Los Angeles area and may also be responsible for a series of fires north of Los Angeles. Lang is assigned to the task force. Matters become complicated when it appears the arsonist may be a firefighter.
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Based on a true story.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   bomber/arsonist

Main Character

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

Setting

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

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    -   sex under blankets Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   frying (cooking) Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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