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The Italian Job Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill

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In Venice, Italy career criminal Charlie Croker his partner in crime, John Bridger the safecracker, and four other masterminds conceive a plan that is so flawless it leaves the six of them $35 million dollars richer in gold bars.
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In shock, none of them could believe a double-crosser could escape with all the gold. With Stella, a professional safecracker joining the gang, they follow the backstabber back to California where their new scheme is to steal back the gold and take revenge on the traitor. The surviving team members are the main mastermind and career thief, Charlie; computer genius, Lyle; wheelman, Handsome Rob; explosives expert, Left-Ear; inside man, Steve and safecracker, Stella.
The review of this Movie prepared by Minnie




Charlie Croker (Caine), fresh out of a British prison, designs a caper to steal $4 million in gold being transferred from China to Italy. The team will create a traffic jam in the streets of Turin and escape in Mini Coopers. Caine is winsomely charming, Noel Coward has a cute cameo as the imprisoned crime boss who finances the job, but the real star of this show is the chase scene -- through streets, over rooftops, inside sewers, and into the truck. This 1969 production also has a nifty ending that leaves everybody hanging ... literally.
The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus




Charlie (Caine) leaves prison and bands together a group of criminals to steal gold bullion from Italy. They use three Mini Coopers for the get away cars and flee from both the police and the Mafia.
The review of this Movie prepared by Kate



Script Analysis of The Italian Job

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals stealing from other criminals

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy    -   England/UK Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   London

Writing Style

Kind of violence:    -   guns Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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