The Fountain Movie Review Summary

Actors: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Sean Patrick Thomas, Donna Murphy

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    This movie is about a man's thousand-year struggle to save the women he loves. There is an old saying beginning in 16th-century Spain; that the legendary 'Tree of Life', believed by some to grant eternal life to those who drink of its sap.
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    Hugh Jackman plays the main role of a modern-day scientist called Tommy Creo is desperately struggling to find a cure for the cancer to save his wife Isabel. As the cancer is killing Tommy's wife Isabel he is desperately trying to find out the cure for his wife, even traveling through deep space as a 26th-century astronaut. Eventually Tommy begins to take hold of the mysteries of life.

    The movie spans over one thousand years. This movie is also known as “The Last Man”. This movie is rated R for some violence.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   fantasy story on another world/distant past Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   fighting a personal illness/handicap

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   long lived adults Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius


Earth setting:    -   distant future Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Tone of movie    -   depressed/sad

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