Magnolia (film) Summary
Paul Thomas Anderson

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Summary and Analysis

The film begins with the narrator's long monologue as we watch events play out. He first talks about three men who were hanged for murdering Sir Edmund William Godfrey as they robbed him. Godfrey lived in Greenberry Hill, London, and the men who killed him were named Joseph Green, Stanley Berry, and Daniel Hill. Green- Berry- Hill. The narrator hopes this was just a matter of chance.

The narrator then tells...

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