A Simple Twist of Fate Movie Review Summary

Actors: Steve Martin

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After his wife reveals she is pregnant with another man's child, Michael (Martin) becomes a miserly recluse. His stash of gold coins is stolen, and shortly thereafter, an abandoned baby toddles into his home. Michael adopts the baby and names her Mathilda, and soon becomes a loving father.
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What Michael does not know is that Mathilda is actually the illegitimate daughter of the powerful local politician (Gabriel Byrne), who sues for custody of Mathilda when his own wife is unable to have children.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   custody battle Family, loving    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   daughter

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Is this movie based on a    -   book

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