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The English Patient Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, William Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

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A explorer before the war falls in love with a British Govt. inteligence officer and ends up betraying his country, and friends in order to love a women which ultimately effects the upcoming WW2 and kills his lover, friend, lover's husband and eventually hiself. The story has flashbacks between his present life and before the war.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes War impact on civilians/veterans    -   Yes Kind of conflict:    -   war (general)    -   war, WW II Lover is...    -   caretaker/doc/nurse

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   explorer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   German Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Arabic Africa Desert?    -   Yes Desert:    -   dying of thirst, sunburn    -   hostile arabs Misc setting    -   prison    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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