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Young Adam Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Peter Mullan

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In this dark, disturbing film, McGregor's character Joe, a drifter, ends up working on a canal barge boat. One day the body of a young woman is found floating in the water. Murder? Suicide? Joe seems very nervous of the situation. As the film continues, we discover his background drifting from woman to woman, and just what he knows about the body. Meanwhile, sexual tensions grow between him and the barge owner's wife, and a murder trial begins with the dead woman's lover as the main suspect.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   boatload of casual sex without love Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Blackmail & Seduction?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   seeing full frontal--men    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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