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Snapshots Movie Review Summary

Actors: Burt Reynolds, Julie Christie, Carmen Chaplin

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Larry (Reynolds) is an American bohemian who has owned a popular book store in Amsterdam for thirty years. Aisha (Chaplin) is a beautiful young girl of Moroccan descent who comes to Amsterdam to “find herself.” Of course they meet and as their friendship develops, Larry is haunted by her resemblance to a girl he once romanced in Morocco ("the past is another country.") Of course that young girl today is Aisha's mother (Christie), a wealthy divorcee with an atrocious Middle Eastern accent. Interesting plot elements that lead to their inevitable reunion include why Larry is blackmailed into selling his store to foreign investors, and a book of poetry he wrote with Anya's face on the cover.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   businessman, saving a faltering Lover is...    -   of another race (interracial loving!)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Arabic Africa City?    -   Yes City:    -   wealthy    -   rude people Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 5-10

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