Sweet Home Alabama Movie Review Summary

Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Demsey

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Sweet Home Alabama

SWEET HOME ALABAMA is a movie directed by Andy Tennant in 2002.

Melanie Carmichael is the new popular designer in NYC. Seven years ago, she left Greenville, Alabama and never came back home. Now, Andrew Hennings, the only son of the NYC Mayor Kate Hennings, has just proposed her. Melanie goes back home to settle an important matter: her divorce. Jake Perry, her husband and first love, has never found the time to sign the divorce papers.
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During a whole week, Melanie will rediscover the people of Greenville and ask herself whether she's made the right choice by leaving her hometown and Jake who never stopped loving her during all these years. In order to become worthy of her, he's even become a small businessman owning a glass-house. Melanie must now take a decision because Andrew has just accepted to organize their marriage in Greenville and also because the whole town would like her to come back to Jake Perry.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

Reese Witherspoon stars as an up and coming New York fashion designer engaged to the most eligible bachelor, the governor's son. But before she can marry him she has to return to Alabama to persuade Josh Lucas, the guy she married right out of high school, to divorce her. However things don't go as planned.
The review of this Movie prepared by J.R.

Script Analysis of Sweet Home Alabama

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None    -   Occasional swearing

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