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The Hunger Games Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jennifer Lawrence, Woody Harrelson, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Helmsworth

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Katniss Everdeen lost her father and almost lost her mother to the way the Capital treats the people of the districts and when 2 young people from each of 12 districts is chosen to be in the Hunger Games, she's not about to lose her little sister, too. So, she volunteers as tribute and fully believes that her life will likely be over soon. But she's stronger than she thinks and with the help of the other tribute in her district, Peeta, she watches as the other tributes are taken down before her. In the Hunger Games, it is kill or be killed.
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The people of the Capitol - the privileged and wealthy - expect one person to come out stronger. But they don't expect what Katniss delivers.
Best part of story, including ending: I loved this story because the characters are well portrayed and every minute of the movie is filled with action. There's a small amount of romance and a lot of hope.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene is when Katniss gives the young tribute (younger than the rest of them) a burial and sings to her. She then raises three fingers to the cameras - a sign of solidarity and hope.

The review of this Movie prepared by Danielle McGaw a Level 2 American Robin scholar

Script Analysis of The Hunger Games

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story Coming of age    -   Yes he'll/she'll become:    -   guardian of justice Repressive Society    -   Yes Repression:    -   kills without good reason Game where people get killed?    -   Yes Who's being repressed/enslaved?    -   kiddies are slaves

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

Earth setting:    -   distant future    -   Post-disaster Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes In virtual reality?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Tone of movie    -   depressed/sad Kinds of F/X    -   exotic big cities Is this movie based on a    -   book

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