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The Hudsucker Proxy Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, Charles Durning, John Mahoney, Bill Cobbs, Bruce Campbell

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THE HUDSUCKER PROXY is a movie written (with Samuel Raimi)produced and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen in 1994. The picture earned a nomination for the Golden Palm at the Cannes Film Festival.
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A homage to the films of Frank Capra, THE HUDSUCKER PROXY tells the story of Tim Robbins, freshly arrived in New-York, who's propelled to the head of the Hudsucker Industries company by Paul Newman who's absolutely needing a puppet at that place in order to make the stock of the company fall low. At that time, Newman will be able to buy all the stock he wants at a cheap price. Other plots include a love story between Tim Robbins and the journalist Jennifer Jason Leigh who's hired as a secretary by the naive Robbins quickly seduced by the young woman and the apparition as a kindly angel of the former President of Hudsucker Industries Charles Durning.


The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   workplace romance Religion themed film?    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   businessman, honest overcoming corrupt    -   businessman, big Kind of religion story    -   angel buddy

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   sewers/subways    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing

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