Sands of Iwo Jima Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Wayne

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John Wayne plays Sgt. John Stryker, a miserable leader who must take charge of his troops and lead them into battle to capture an island. This movie is based on the iconic real life event of the capture of Iwo Jima, but the film is more than just action. Relationships between the men are explored as they are being trained up, and in the final battle on the Island, everyone learns to appreciate the importance of trust and friendship, especially in the darkest of times.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Specific to    -   WW II

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   senior military Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Island?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns Any profanity?    -   None

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