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World Trade Center Movie Review Summary

Actors: Nicolas Cage, Michael Pena, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello

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   The latest film from Oliver Stone tells the story of two Port Authority cops involved in 9/11. It concentrates on the heroism of victims, rescuers and their families.
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   Much of the disaster, realistically recreated through CGI, is shown through the eyes of John McLoughlin and Will Jimeno, law enforcement officers enlisted in the rescue effort. Part of a team called to Twin Tower One after it's hit by the first hijacked plane, they're unnerved by the resulting devastation. When the second tower is hit, their squad is buried in an explosion, and they're the only two to survive. Seriously injured and unable to extricate themselves from the rubble, they keep each other going with banter and by periodically banging on pipes, hoping to attract the attention of rescuers.
   At the time same, the film details their families' tearful reactions, as well as the bravery of their rescuers who are determined to find every last survivor. Tension mounts as they try to save the two cops, knowing that sudden explosions could end their lives at any moment.
The review of this Movie prepared by Elana Starr



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   Preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster    -   plane hijacking! Disaster, big vehicle    -   Yes Kind of vehicle:    -   plane The terrorist enemy is...    -   arabs/muslims!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's Nudity    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   sex under blankets Unusual forms of death    -   flamed Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles

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