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Sanctum Movie Review Summary

Actors: Richard Roxburgh, Ioan Gruffudd

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Frank (Richard Roxburgh) is a veteran cave explorer and diver who is on an ongoing exploration of a massive cave system in Papua New Guinea with his son, Josh. The two are on bad terms since Josh only feels obligated to work for his dad. The project is funded by a rich adventurer Carl (Ioan Gruffudd), who visits the site with his girlfriend. As the team goes further into the system, a typhoon is getting strong aboveground, and soon the team is trapped in the flooded caverns. Since the original entry has been destroyed, Frank has no choice but to look for an alternate exit, a portal that should lead out into the ocean. As they go deeper into the tunnels, Frank and Josh set aside their differences for survival. They battle nature and learn about the treacherous human instinct to survive.
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Best part of story, including ending: It captures the terror of being underwater in a claustrophobic space.

Best scene in story: When Josh reconciles with his dad and finally understands him.

Opinion about the main character: His determination to live.

The review of this Movie prepared by Tina Medina a Level 30 Banded Kingfisher scholar

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Water adventure?    -   Yes Water plotlets    -   Underwater adventure

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   explorer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Australian

Setting

Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Pacific Islands Misc setting    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand Unusual forms of death    -   drowned Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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