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Actors: Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy, Tommy Lee Jones, John Heard, Pam Grier, Dennis Franz

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THE PACKAGE is a movie directed by Andrew Davis (The Fugitive) in 1989.
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As the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. have just signed a treaty requiring the destruction of their mutual nuclear weapons, Sgt. Johnny Gallagher is asked to transfer the soldier Walter Henke from Berlin to Arlington. At the airport, Henke escapes and disappears. With the help of his ex-wife and a Chicago policeman, Gallagher will try to find his prisoner whose real name is Boyette, a professional hitman hired by governmental subgroups. Gallagher will finally understand that Boyette's mission is to kill the Soviet leader Mikhael Gorbachev during his stay in Chicago.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Legal/Political Thriller?    -   Yes Political Plotlets:    -   preventing an assassination

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Germany Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C.    -   Chicago Misc setting    -   prison    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles

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