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Under Suspicion Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Monica Bellucci, Thomas Jane

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Based on the John Wainwright novel, UNDER SUSPICION is the Hollywoodian remake of Claude Miller's "Garde ŕ Vue" (1981), directed by Stephen Hopkins in 2000.
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The setting is San Juan, Puerto Rico. Henry Hearst, a wealthy lawyer, is asked to come to the local police station in order to clear up a few points of the deposition he made the day before after having discovered the dead body of a teenager in a park. During six hours, Henry Hearst will have to defend himself against the accusations of the police captain Victor Benezet who's persuaded that Henry Hearst is responsible for the recent rapes and murders of two young girls. The contradictions of Henry Hearst's testimony encourages the policeman to keep him in police custody for the night.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 80%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Legal/Political Thriller?    -   Yes Legal Thriller Plotlets:    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty

Main Character

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

Setting

The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   The Caribbean City?    -   Yes City:    -   Dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   seeing nude female butt Unusual forms of death    -   asphyxiation

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