Safe House Movie Review Summary

Actors: Denzel Washington,Ryan Reynolds ,Vera Farmiga

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Directed by Daniel Espinosa, 'Safe House' was first released in 2012. It is a political action thriller. Frost (Denzel Washington) is an ex CIA agent and an accused criminal. He got a USB device from MI6 agent Wade (Liam Cunningham). It is an Israeli intelligence which is going to expose many corrupted agents of CIA, MI6, and other agencies. Frost is held for transfer to the American Consulate in Cape Town, South Africa. Before getting him in there, he must be held captive in a 'safe House' not far from there. This 'Safe House' is maintained by Matt (Ryan Reynolds), a young CIA agent. An agent named Daniel (Robert Patrick) killed several agents in that safe house and roughly investigating Frost. Matt escapes, taking Frost with him. Matt is hiding with Frost and informs his girlfriend Ana. A CIA agent named Barlow (Brendan Gleeson) tells Matt to go to another safe house using a GPS device. But Frost escapes from Matt. Frost meets with his friend Carlos (Rubén Blades) to get some passports, but later, Carlos is killed by bad CIA agent Vargas (Fares Fares) along with his wife and Frost escapes again. Vargas is trying to get that device. Matt tells his girlfriend to go to Paris for her own safety. Matt finds out the nearest safe house and ambushed by Vargas. After sometimes Frost arrives and kills Vargas. Frost gives Matt the device and died there. Matt has received that device with him in secret and meets his girlfriend in Paris.
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Best part of story, including ending: There is always corruption in government agencies. This story is based on that. A good film worthy of watching.

Best scene in story: At the end of the movie, when Frost saves Matt in the last safe house from Vargas.

Opinion about the main character: Our main character Matt always tries to do something good in his life. He likes being a secret agent. A brave but caring person. He never told his girlfriend about his job. He can perform his job perfectly when he is needed for his nation.

The review of this Movie prepared by Abid Hossen a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   information about spies Legal Thriller Plotlets:    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty The terrorist enemy is...    -   CIA/US Government

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   govt employee Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Full Frontal Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Eastern Europe Africa    -   Yes Part of Africa:    -   White Enclave Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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