The Art of Dying Movie Review Summary

Actors: Wings Hauser, Gary Werntz, Michael J. Pollard, Mitch Hara, Kathleen Kinmont

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In one of the seamier neighborhoods of L.A., psycho filmmaker Roscoe Went (Gary Werntz) is killing aspiring actors and actresses in re-enactments of famous movie death scenes. His motive? He is producing a cinema verite film entitled "The Art of Dying."
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Tough cop Jack (Wings Hauser) doesn't know any of that. But when a would-be actress-turned-hooker (T.C. Warner) that he thought he'd rescued turns up dead, he takes it personally and resolves to find the killer.

When Jack's prime suspect, a pimp (Mitch Hara) who happens to be Roscoe's gay lover, gets run over by a few cars, he thinks he's solved the case. But a couple more victims prove him wrong, and he is suspended from the force.

When Roscoe goes after Jack's live-in girlfriend (Kathleen Kinmont), however, nothing can stop him from taking on the madman in a final battle.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer Criminal enemy is...    -   serial killer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt Kind of violence:    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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