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The Long Hot Summer Movie Review Summary

Actors: Don Johnson, Judith Ivey, Jason Robards, Cybill Shepherd, James Gannon

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Don Johnson plays a drifter, who shows up at a small southern town. He does odd jobs around town but his reputation soon haunts him. It seems he has been known to set fires, followed soon by a forced exodus from town. He becomes interested in the daughter (Judith Ivey) of one of the wealthiest plantation owners. She is wary because of his reputation; her father (Jason Robards) is charmed with his arrogance and good looks. It is only a matter of time before he wears her down--and another fire burns down a town building.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   None

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