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Rob Roy Movie Review Summary

Actors: Liam Neeson, Jessia Lange

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Rob Roy is a farmer and clan leader in 18th century Scotland, who borrows money from the evil Marquis of Montrose. As a friend of Roy's is transporting the money, he is robbed and murdered by the Marquis' henchman, Archie Cunningham. When Roy informs the Marquis that the money is gone, the Marquis offers to forgive the debt if Roy will bear false witness against a rival aristocrat. As a matter of honor, Roy refuses and takes to the hills. The Marquis' men burn Roy's farm, and Cunningham rapes Roy's wife, possibly impregnating her. She tries to keep the rape a secret, knowing that otherwise her husband will probably be killed seeking revenge. However, Roy finds out, and challenges Cunningham to a duel to the death, even though Cunningham is a master swordsman and he has little chance of winning.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   vigilante hunting down criminal(s) Criminal enemy is...    -   rapist

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   farmer Age:    -   40's-50's

Setting

Europe    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   impregnation/reproduction Kind of violence:    -   swords Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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