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The Counselor Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Fassbender, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz

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The Counselor begins flying to Europe to pick out a rare and expensive diamond ring for his girlfriend Laura. Upon his arrival, he proposes to her, and she says yes. Upon returning, he talks with a criminal friend of his, Reiner, who laments that The Counselor could be using his connections and his status to be a player in the drug game and make far more money than he's doing even now. They set up a meeting with Westray, who details a drug deal, but warns The Counselor that Mexican cartels are wildly dangerous and should be avoided if at all possible. The Counselor appreciates his advice but still insists upon going ahead with their plan. However, sure enough, the deal immediately goes awry as a delivery man is cut off with a key component by opposing factions, and the drugs are stolen. Since the delivery man was a client of The Counselor, the cartel immediately pins the disappearance of the drugs onto him in the process. The Counselor immediately tries to seek for assistance from everyone involved, but they all begin cutting ties with him, informing him that his fate is sealed. It's a race against time as The Counselor tries to track down his wife-to-be and get them somehow to safety before it's too late.
The review of this Movie prepared by R.W. Hainline a Level 29 Superb Fruit-Dove scholar





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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 70% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   drug dealers If this is a criminal POV story...    -   drug dealers dealing drugs

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   a lawyer creature Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Netherlands/Holland The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing nude female butt    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   decapitated Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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