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Ravenous Movie Review Summary

Actors: Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, David Arquette, Jeffrey Jones, Jeremy Davies

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Written by Ted Griffin, RAVENOUS is a film directed by Antonia Bird in 1999.
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An old Indian legend claims that a person who eats human flesh becomes stronger and yearns for more flesh to eat. Eight soldiers guarding Fort Spencer, an isolated fort lost in the Sierra Nevada will be systematically killed and eaten by Robert Carlyle, a U.S. cavalry officer, once weak and feeble, who has discovered by chance that a human stew every night can do a lot for his health.
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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% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   mad guy with knife likes to slice

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   falling off Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing nude male butt Kind of violence:    -   guns    -   knives    -   swords Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   eaten    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   None Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   nasty human transformations

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