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The Missing Movie Review Summary

Actors: Cate Blanchett, Tommy Lee Jones, Val Kilmer, Eric Schweig

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Based on the Thomas Eidson novel, THE MISSING is a film directed by Ron Howard in 2003. Unfortunately, this movie, the best of Ron Howard so far, didn't do so well at the box-office.
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When her daughter is kidnapped by a group of Apaches, Maggie Gilkeson asks her no-good father to help her save Lily. Maggie and Sam know that they have to catch up with the outlaws before they reach Mexico. If they don't, Lily and the other kidnapped women will be sold to the local brothels.



The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



Script Analysis of The Missing

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Western    -   Yes Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Kind of western:    -   hunting down outlaws    -   rescue Criminal enemy is...    -   white slavery ring

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   falling off Desert?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   ranch

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   poisoning    -   dropped from large heights    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Is this movie based on a    -   book

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