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True Crime (1999) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, James Woods, Denis Leary, Lisa Gay Hamilton

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After a gas station is robbed and the clerk is killed the wrong man is arrested, convicted and sentenced to death. A journalist covers the case, but he doesn't think that everything adds up; he believes the man is innocent. The journalist investigates and finds another suspect. The real killer is dead, but with the help of the killer's mom, the journalist is able to prove the convicted man's innocent. Just as the lethal injection is place, the journalist convinces the governor to stop it just in time.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson




TRUE CRIME is a movie produced and directed by Clint Eastwood in 1999.

Clint Eastwood has merely 24 hours to prove Isaiah Washington innocence of the crime he's been condemned for. If he fails, Isaiah will be executed.




The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



Script Analysis of True Crime (1999)

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Legal/Political Thriller?    -   Yes Legal Thriller Plotlets:    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   crushed    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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