The Tailor of Panama Movie Review Summary

Actors: Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis

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Cockney ex-con,Harry Pendel(Geoffery Rush)has reinvented himself in Panama as the tailor to wealthy diplomats and politicians. He has also married well. His wife(Jamie Lee Curtis)works as an administrator to the current Panamanian government. All Harry wants is a quiet family life with his family. But, British spy and womanizer,Andrew Osnard(Pierce Brosnan)seduces the tailor with his charm and threatnens to reveal Harry's past unless he helps him gather sensitive government information. To pacify Osnard, Harry fabricates a yarn that leads to deadly repercusions for himself, his family, and for Panama. Dry and aberant humor, throughout, make up for a non-linear plot, but the ending surprises and satisfies. Rush, Brosnan, Curtis--play well off each other and make an otherwise typical spy yarn into a film worth seeing. Out of 4 *** I give it 3+
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Plot & Themes

Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char doing spying/sabotage    -   Preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British Unusual characteristics    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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