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The Million Dollar Hotel Movie Review Summary

Actors: Mel Gibson, Jeremy Davies, Milla Jovovich, Jimmy Smits, Amanda Plummer, Peter Stormare

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Based partially on a story imagined by U2's charismatic leader Bono, THE MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL is a movie directed by German director Wim Wenders in 2000. The picture won the Jury Prize at the 2000 Berlin Film Festival.
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Mel Gibson is a FBI agent, hired by the billionaire Stanley Goldkiss in order to find who's pushed his son Izzy from the roof of the Million Dollar Hotel in Los Angeles. Gibson will have to question the strange residents of the hotel, poor or slighty mentally ill figures who can't afford a medical insurance. Who, among them, is Izzy's murderer ?
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   70% Murders of set profession?    -   artists Special suspect?    -   best friend Kind of mystery?    -   skilled citizen investigator

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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