Running On Empty Movie Review Summary

Actors: Christine Lahti, River Phoenix, Judd Hirsch, Martha Plimpton

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Running On Empty is a story of a family on the run after antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971. Since then they have been running from state to state with their two children Danny and Harry. The elder son Danny is now ready to stop running from his parents past that he had nothing to do with. But leaving his family could possibly mean never seeing them again.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   left-wing-but-not-quite-communist activism!

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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