The Matchmaker Movie Review Summary

Actors: Janeane Garofalo, Denis Leary, Jay O. Sanders, David O'Hara

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Marcy Tizard is working for a Boston senator who's up for re-election. He sends her to Ireland to trace his Irish heritage, hoping that this will allow him to secure the Irish vote. She ends up in a small town smack in the middle of their matchmaking festival. One of the town's professional matchmakers tries to pair her off with a local journalist in a series of comical incidents. But when the senator and his top aide show up in town and insists that Marcy make some unethical arrangements, Marcy has to decide between her conscience and her career.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Cynthia

A hard-edged Senator's assistant, Marcie, (Janeane Garofalo) is sent to a small town in Ireland in order to find her bosses' relatives for an upcoming election. As with many romantic comedies, there are several obstacles along the way; the most prominent one being the local Matchmaking Festival. Marcie is bombarded with colorful locals, young admirers, possible romance and a job hanging over her head throughout a movie that guarantees a bit of that warm and fuzzy feeling, as well as a sense of awe for Ireland's landscape.
The review of this Movie prepared by Cheney

Script Analysis of The Matchmaker

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   Irish

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   secretary Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Ireland Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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