The Five Senses Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gabrielle Rose, Molly Parker, Nadia Litz, Mary-Louise Parker, Daniel MacIvor, Phillippe Volter, Brendan Fletcher

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This movie consists of interconnected stories that examine situations involving the five senses. The first story represents touch. A massage therapist named Ruth (Rose) is treating a woman (Parker), while her daughter Rachel (Litz)accidentally loses the patient's preschool daughter in the park because she is watching a couple making out and so is another boy (Fletcher). A professional housecleaner (MacIvor) has an acute sense of smell; a cake maker (Parker) has lost her sense of taste; and an older man (Volter) is losing his hearing and laments its passing.   
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Brain/Body not working?    -   physical disability

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes City:    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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