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The Hard Word Movie Review Summary

Actors: Guy Pearce, Rachel Griffiths, Robert Taylor, Joel Edgerton, Damien Richardson

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The Twentyman brothers Dale (Pearce), Mal (Richardson) and Shane (Edgerton) are being released from prison. But Frank (Taylor), their crooked attorney, has yet another job for them. They're the best in no small part because adhere to the strict credo: no one gets hurt. (Meticulous planning and working with your brothers helps.) Each man has plans to retire after this heist, but immediately after successfully making off with an armored truck hours after being released, the brothers find that the crooked cops in on the deal have arranged for them to go back to prison.
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Worse, Frank's in on it too and his greed is getting dangerous especially for them. And Dale is having his own problems with Frank, who appears to be having an affair with Carol (Griffiths), his tarty wife. But she may love money more than either man.

Brilliant script with a cast of fully-realized eccentric characters, tons of detail and as many plot corkscrews as a rollercoaster.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals portrayed sympathetically on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Australian

Setting

Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Australia City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   impaled    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   A huge amnt of foul language

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