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The Last of the Mohicans Movie Review Summary

Actors: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe

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In this atmospheric period piece about the French and Indian War the French and English clash along with the Huron and Mohican Indians who have chosen sides. Caught in this historical conflict are the two daughters of the English Colonel Monroe who are on their way to Fort Henry. Unknown to them and their father, his men are now trapped, surrounded by the French and their Indian allies on all sides.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Alice Gordon




This movie is an epic wilderness thriller, in which many battles are fought, and a love is found. It takes place on the frontier of colonial america during the French and Indian War, where three men, the last of a vanishing people are caught up in war and love.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jared Foster




This movie is about the romance between a European woman and a frontiersman trapper/hunter during the colonial wars in the New York wilderness. He saves her from the Indians and French, and she falls in love with him and the freedom and beauty of the American frontier.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jennifer




James Fenimore Cooper's story of Nathaniel, his adoptive father Chingachook, his brother Uncas, and his love Cora, who are all caught up in the confusion of the French and Indian War.
The review of this Movie prepared by Emily M.



Script Analysis of The Last of the Mohicans

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Wilderness adventure    -   Yes Plotlets:    -   getting to know a nice woman    -   hunted by injuns Western    -   Yes Kind of western:    -   Good white men fighting wicked Indians

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails    -   falling off Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives    -   swords Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   flamed    -   impaled    -   perforation--swords/knives    -   blunt clubbing (like seals) Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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