Actors: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Joe Versus the Volcano |
|Hanks is Joe, who is told that he has a brain clot. This gives him only a few monthes to live, supposedly. So when this old man asks him to jump into a volcano, Joe volunteers. On the way to the island, he meets the old mans daughter who will sail the boat to the island. They fall in love and so they both jump into the volcano. The volcano spits them out and they live happily ever after.
--kaity loder, Resident Scholar
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|Analysis of Joe Versus the Volcano |
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Time/era of movie:
Inner struggle or disability
- (General) search for meaning/identity
Brain/Body not working?
- physical disability
- brunette (Brown)
- (man) short/standard curly
- (man) average
Events of movie makes character more...
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor?
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- (woman) medium/shoulderlgn straight
- (woman) very skinny
How much in movie?
- White (American)
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- sail boat
- lost at sea
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- Occasional swearing
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