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Rumble Fish Movie Review Summary

Actors: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper, Nicolas Cage, Laurence Fishburne, Tom Waits

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RUMBLE FISH is a movie cowritten (with S.E. Hinton) and directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1983.

Rusty James is the leader of a dying gang. He idolizes his brother, The Motorcycle Boy, who was once the respected chief of a local gang The Packers. TMB has left the city for two months now and Rusty James greatly misses him. When MTB finally returns from California, he's changed. Besides his physical disabilities -he doesn't see colours and is half deaf- the Motorcycle Boy seems disillusioned and disconnected from the reality. During three days, he'll try to convince Rusty James of the futility of the life his young brother has chosen to live.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Family, loving    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   brother Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   gang conflict    -   criminal becomes sensitive Brain/Body not working?    -   physical disability

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt Is this movie based on a    -   book

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