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The Great Silence Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Klaus Kinski, Frank Wolff, Vonetta McGee, Luigi Pistilli

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THE GREAT SILENCE (Il Grande Silenzio) is a movie cowritten and directed by Sergio Corbucci in 1968. Superb musical score by Ennio Morricone.

Utah, 1898. A bunch of bounty hunters, lead by Klaus -Loco- Kinski, are hunting down a group of mormons who've been forced to become outlaws in order to survive the natural elements. Jean-Louis - Silence - Trintignant is hired by Vonetta McGee, whose husband has just been murdered by Kinski, to kill the blond killer.

One of the best spaghetti westerns ever shot. Masterpiece.

The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Script Analysis of The Great Silence

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Western    -   Yes Kind of western:    -   hunting down outlaws

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   killer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   frozen    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   nasty human transformations

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