Actors: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, George Raft, Boris Karloff
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Scarface (1932)|
|SCARFACE is a Howard Hughes production written by Ben Hecht and directed by Howard Hawks.
The rise and fall of Tony Camonte, a vicious gangster blinded by his desire to be number one. His incestuous relation with his sister Ann Dvorak will cost the life of his only friend George Raft who fell in love with her.
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|Analysis of Scarface (1932)|
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Composition of Movie
Actual chase scenes or violence - 40%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 50%
Time/Era of Movie:
Crime & Police Story?
Taboo Sex Story?
- catching/stopping killer
Kind of story:
- incest (ick!)
Criminal enemy is...
- Mafia conflict
If this is a criminal POV story...
- criminals killing each other
- one man's rise in a criminal organization
- emotionally unstable
- short/standard straight (man)
- average (man)
Events of movie makes character more...
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- (woman) short/butch/lez
- very skinny (woman)
How much in movie?
- White (American)
- fight for survival
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately messy visuals of dead
Movie makes you feel...
How many deaths in film?
- 8 or more
Sex/nudity in movie?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
Kind of violence:
Unusual forms of death
Check here if B&W
If Soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
Is this movie based on a
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