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Too Late the Hero Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Henry Fonda, Ian Bannen, Denholm Elliott, Harry Andrews

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TOO LATE THE HERO is a movie produced, co-written and directed by Robert Aldrich in 1970.
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The Pacific Islands in 1942. Cliff Robertson, who until now hasn't taken part in any combat, is sent on an island in order to help a british platoon. With Michael Caine and a few "voluntaries", he has to go behind enemy lines to destroy a japanese radio installation. Once the mission fulfilled, they must return to their base through the jungle with the japanese army hunting them.

Pessimistic and filled with non-stop action.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Army Specific to    -   WW II Wilderness adventure    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Pacific Islands Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   heat/bugs Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Pacific Island Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation    -   hanging    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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