The Salton Sea Movie Review Summary

Actors: Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Luis Guzmán, Deborah Unger, Meat Loaf, Doug Hutchison, Chandra West

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THE SALTON SEA is a movie directed by D.J. Caruso (Taking Lives) in 2002.
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Tom Van Allen has witnessed the murder of his wife without being able to step in. For months, he has searched for the murderers and, finally, he's found them : narcotics agents Morgan and Garcetti. In order to get closer to them, Van Allen blends in the Los Angeles drugs environment and soon becomes a snitch working for these agents.

While he's waiting for the right moment to take revenge on Morgan and Garcetti, he gets closer to the character -Danny Parker, a methedrine addict- he has chosen to become in the middle of the L.A. underground life. Now Van Allen/Parker has found a way to catch the two policemen by organizing a deal between the sadistic Pooh-Bear and a Chinese drug dealer who'll be infact an underover F.B.I. agent.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   life in drug culture Vigilante/Revenge?    -   Yes Coping with loss of loved one?    -   Yes Coping with loss of    -   Wife/girlfriend/squeeze

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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