White Hunter Black Heart Movie Review Summary

Actors: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Fahey, George Dzundza, Marisa Berenson, Alex Norton

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WHITE HUNTER BLACK HEART, based on Peter Viertel novel, was produced and directed by Clint Eastwood in 1990. The story is loosely based on events that occurred during the shooting of John Huston's "The African Queen".
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John Wilson is an American director on the verge of starting to shoot his new movie set in Africa. While his producer Paul Landers is trying to work out a deal with British investors, John takes along the script writer Pete Verrill in the London shops in order to choose a pair of rifles. The director is more obsessed by the idea of hunting elephants in Africa than his new movie.

Once in Africa, John hires guides to lead him to the elephants and leaves the movie crew, the actors and the producer in the middle of the African savanna. Although Pete Verril admires the iconoclast flair of his friend, he is also irritated by his egoism amd threatens to abandon the production.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Wandering in wilderness    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   filmmaker/producer wilderness plot    -   hunting animals

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   producer/director Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Black Africa Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   river Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   passenger plane Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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