Layer Cake – Literary Elements

A successful cocaine dealer gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement.

1) What is the point of view of the movie?

2) What is the plot of the movie?

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3) Describe the following characters using the Fox Character Analysis Pyramid which includes name/title, physical appearance, personality, character’s role, character’s problems/challenges, major accomplishments, cultural context, and world view.

1 Daniel Craig as XXXX

Daniel Craig as XXXX

2 Colm Meaney as Gene

Colm Meaney as Gene

3 Kenneth Cranham as Jimmy Price

Kenneth Cranham as Jimmy Price

4) What is the theme of the movie?

5) What is the setting of the movie?  How important is the setting?

6) What is the genre of the movie?

7) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?

8) What are the literary conflicts of the movie?

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