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The Adventures of Tintin Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig

Detailed Plot Synopsis of The Adventures of Tintin

This award-winning adaptation of Herge's classic characters is in the form of 3D motion capture, with well-known actors voicing the main roles. The stories used in the film date from the 1940s. As fans will know, Tintin is a young journalist, and he has adventures with his constant companion, his dog named Snowy.

At a market in Belgium, Tintin buys a ship's model named the Unicorn. Two men named Barnaby and Sakharine try to buy it from him. On reaching home, the model is broken and a scroll of parchment rolls out. The famous Thompson and Thompson detectives, meanwhile, are busy trying to apprehend a thief named Silk. Tintin's model is stolen and seeing that Sakharine has one, he thinks he's the thief, but Sakharine has another model, so there are two. Snowy has found the parchment and gives it to his master, but Silk then steals it. Sakharine leads a mutiny on board the SS Karaboudjan and organizes for Tintin to be kidnapped and brought on board. This is where our hero meets the famous Captain Haddock, who is ineffectual, being a heavy drinker. The captain, Tintin and Snowy make their escape on a seaplane, but it crashes. Haddock, by way of hallucinating, remembers the story of his ancestor and the tale of hidden treasure, the scrolls belonging to the three models being the clue to the location of the treasure. Tintin, Haddock, Thompson and Thompson eventually overcome Sakharine, and Tintin and Haddock find some of the treasure.
Best part of story, including ending: I like the old-fashioned adventure element

Opinion about the main character: Tintin loves adventure and justice and never gives up

This report prepared by Anne Iredale a Level 2 American Robin scholar





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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Wilderness adventure    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   searching for treasure If a cartoon...    -   part real, part animated Terrain    -   water

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Age:    -   a teen

Setting

Europe    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand Is this movie based on a    -   comics

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