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The World's Fastest Indian Movie Review Summary

Actors: Anthony Hopkins, Christopher Lawford, Diane Ladd

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    This film focuses on septuagenarian Burt Munro (Anthony Hopkins), a motorcycle enthusiast from New Zealand. For 25 years, he has wanted to race in Speed Week at Salt Lake in Utah. The film follows Burt as he pursues his dream.
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    First, we see him putting the finishing touches on his meticulously reconstructed bike (the Indian of the title). Then he and the bike travel half-way around the world by ship, with Burt paying his way as the cook. After landing in L.A., the genial Burt befriends a succession of strangers(including a randy widow -- for sex) as he makes his way across the desert.
    Once at the salt flats, though, Burt becomes embroiled in a bureaucratic snafu regarding his eligibility to race. However, he's already made friends with the other racers, despite the disparity in their ages, and they rally to his defense. The rest of the film details how Burt manages to carry out his life-long dream.   
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Kind of sports story:    -   auto racing Sports story?    -   Yes Road trip    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male

Setting

United States    -   Yes Asia/Pacific/Middle East    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Australia Desert?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   sports arena

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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