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Testament Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jane Alexander, William Devane, Rossie Harris, Roxana Zal, Lukas Haas, Rebecca De Mornay, Kevin Costner, Mako

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Based on a short story, "The Last Testament," by Carol Amen, this film covers the slow death of a suburban community after a nuclear war, centering around one family. The community attempts to adapt, but resources become scarce, people start dying off, and there appears to be no hope. The ending does, however, avoid absolute fatalism. This is a very low-key, serious, somber, depressing movie, not to say that it is bad, merely that it is very effective.
The review of this Movie prepared by Zorikh Lequidre








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Plot & Themes

**Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Coming of age    -   Yes he'll/she'll become:    -   an adult (general) Explore/1st contact    -   Yes Environmental disaster?    -   surviving post disaster gangs (mad max gangs)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin

Setting

Earth setting:    -   20th century (1970's to Present)    -   Post-disaster Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Tone of movie    -   depressed/sad Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs Is this movie based on a    -   book

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