The Boys from Brazil Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason , Lilli Palmer, Steve Guttenberg, Denholm Elliott, John Dehner, Bruno Ganz

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THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL is a film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner in 1978. The movie earned three nominations for the 1979 Academy awards.
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Dr. Josef Mengele is just launching the operation that will bring back the nazis to power. From a sample of Hitler's blood, Mengele had created perfect clones of the nazi leader 15 years earlier. These 94 children have been adopted then by families in Europe and in America. Now, in the same way Hitler's father died when the young Adolf was 15, the fathers of these boys are being killed. Mengele sends killers to do the job.

Ezra Lieberman, an old nazi hunter, has just been told, by a young Jewish militant, that Mengele is preparing something. It won't be easy for Ezra to understand the motives of the nazi doctor until the day he meets two of the young clones. They are absolutely identical and bear a tremendous resemblance to the nazi dictator.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 60%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Medical Thriller?    -   Yes Medical Plotlets:    -   wild experiments on people Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes The terrorist enemy is...    -   racists/kkk/nazis

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Jewish


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   South Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing breasts Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   dropped from large heights    -   eaten    -   perforation--bullets Is this movie based on a    -   book

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