History Literature / MysticRiver

10th Nov '16 3:10:14 AM Shadowgazer
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* BittersweetEnding: Sure, they catch the killer, but [[spoiler:it's just a kid after a prank went wrong, and Jimmy kills Dave because he thinks ''he'' did it.]]


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* RayOfHopeEnding: Sure, they catch the killer, but [[spoiler:it's just a kid after a prank went wrong, and Jimmy kills Dave because he thinks ''he'' did it and he gets away with it. But Sean swears to himself that he will make him answer for his crime and finds something good to feel in his newborn daughter. There's still plenty of conflict between these two.]]
10th Nov '16 3:03:42 AM Shadowgazer
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* HesBack: Jimmy makes this decision at the end of the story, coming out of his retirement to seize control of Boston's criminal underworld.



* ThenLetMeBeEvil: Jimmy makes this decision at the end of the story, coming out of his retirement to seize control of Boston's criminal underworld.
* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:Dave could have saved his own life by offering to show Jimmy the body of the child molester he killed, to verify his story. Justified, in that Dave was more afraid of the part of himself that drove him to kill the child molester than he was of Jimmy killing him.]]

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* ThenLetMeBeEvil: Jimmy makes this decision at the end of the story, coming out of his retirement to seize control of Boston's criminal underworld.
* TooDumbToLive: [[spoiler:Dave could have saved his own life by offering to show Jimmy the body of the child molester he killed, to verify his story. Justified, Subverted and justified, in that Dave was more afraid of the part of himself that drove him to kill the child molester than he was of Jimmy killing him.]]
22nd Jun '16 2:30:55 PM Ragitsu
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* FaceFramedInShadow: Dave's face is half covered in shadow when he [[spoiler:is being interrogated by Jimmy.]]
25th Feb '16 9:00:12 AM Cieloazul
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* AntiHero: Jimmy Marcus/Markum.
1st Jan '15 11:29:20 AM nombretomado
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A 2001 novel by Creator/DennisLehane, ''Mystic River'' was brought to the screen in 2003 by director Creator/ClintEastwood. The film version starred Creator/SeanPenn and Tim Robbins, who both won Oscars for their roles, and KevinBacon and LaurenceFishburne.

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A 2001 novel by Creator/DennisLehane, ''Mystic River'' was brought to the screen in 2003 by director Creator/ClintEastwood. The film version starred Creator/SeanPenn and Tim Robbins, who both won Oscars for their roles, and KevinBacon and LaurenceFishburne.Creator/LaurenceFishburne.



* HeterosexualLifePartners: Sean and Whitey. LaurenceFishburne even said in an interview "This is a film about three men and their wives - I play KevinBacon's wife."

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* HeterosexualLifePartners: Sean and Whitey. LaurenceFishburne Creator/LaurenceFishburne even said in an interview "This is a film about three men and their wives - I play KevinBacon's wife."



* RaceLift: Sgt. Powers, played by LaurenceFishburne in the movie, was white in the book. For extra irony, the character's ''name'' is ''Whitey Powers'', which Dennis Lehane admits was an IncrediblyLamePun that became even funnier when Fishburne was cast.

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* RaceLift: Sgt. Powers, played by LaurenceFishburne Creator/LaurenceFishburne in the movie, was white in the book. For extra irony, the character's ''name'' is ''Whitey Powers'', which Dennis Lehane admits was an IncrediblyLamePun that became even funnier when Fishburne was cast.
26th Dec '14 2:13:46 PM TVRulezAgain
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A 2001 novel by DennisLehane, ''Mystic River'' was brought to the screen in 2003 by director Creator/ClintEastwood. The film version starred Creator/SeanPenn and Tim Robbins, who both won Oscars for their roles, and KevinBacon and LaurenceFishburne.

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A 2001 novel by DennisLehane, Creator/DennisLehane, ''Mystic River'' was brought to the screen in 2003 by director Creator/ClintEastwood. The film version starred Creator/SeanPenn and Tim Robbins, who both won Oscars for their roles, and KevinBacon and LaurenceFishburne.
10th Oct '14 9:10:04 PM creader
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* HeyItsThatGuy: The doomed daughter Katie is [[TheDayAfterTomorrow Emmy]] [[Film/DragonballEvolution Rossum]], the guy tending Jimmy's shop is [[CSIMiami Mr. Wolfe]] - and one of the kidnappers in the prologue is [[TheWire Lieutenant Rawls]].
14th Mar '14 5:13:48 AM Arawn999
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* ThenLetMeBeEvil: Jimmy makes this decision at the end of the story.

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* ThenLetMeBeEvil: Jimmy makes this decision at the end of the story.story, coming out of his retirement to seize control of Boston's criminal underworld.
14th Mar '14 5:12:53 AM Arawn999
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* ThenLetMeBeEvil: Jimmy makes this decision at the end of the story.
11th Feb '14 7:49:21 AM m8e
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A 2001 novel by DennisLehane, ''Mystic River'' was brought to the screen in 2003 by director ClintEastwood. The film version starred Creator/SeanPenn and Tim Robbins, who both won Oscars for their roles, and KevinBacon and LaurenceFishburne.

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A 2001 novel by DennisLehane, ''Mystic River'' was brought to the screen in 2003 by director ClintEastwood.Creator/ClintEastwood. The film version starred Creator/SeanPenn and Tim Robbins, who both won Oscars for their roles, and KevinBacon and LaurenceFishburne.
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