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Someone to Watch Over Me Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tom Berenger, Mimi Rogers

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Claire Gregory (Mimi Rogers) and her boyfriend attend an art show party sponsored by an old friend, Winn. Venza, a former partner, stabs Winn to death because Winn had not asked him for the money to finance his new art studio. The killing is witnessed by Claire. She screams and Venza spots her. He pursues her, but she manages to get into the elevator just in time and escapes.
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When the police are called, detective Keegan (Tom Berenger) is sent over. He falls in love with Claire. He gets assigned to protect Claire until she can identify Venza, when he gets arrested, and testify against him in court.

Keegan goes to extremes to protect Claire. Venza makes several attempts on her life. Keegan and his wife Ellie split up because he is so preoccupied with this case. He and Claire admit to their mutual affection, but Keegan doesn't want to just leave his family.

Venza takes Keegan's family hostage, but is killed by Ellie. At the end, Claire leaves her boyfriend and goes to Europe to forget Keegan, while he goes back to his wife and son.

Best part of story, including ending: It's a suspense story that is played out well.

Best scene in story: Where they proclaim their love, but see it can't go anywhere.

Opinion about the main character: He is a stand up guy.

The review of this Movie prepared by Benten a Level 8 Sooty Shearwater scholar

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   hunted by killer/stalker

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

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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