Bonnie and Clyde Film Summary & Analysis

Arthur Penn
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Characters

Clyde Barrow played by Warren Beatty

Description

One of the sons of a poor sharecropper, Clyde Barrow is a handsome yet somewhat insecure and impotent young man in his early twenties. An ex-con, he once severed two of his body toes to escape from doing work in prison. As a result of having grown up in extreme poverty, Clyde started to crave the finer things, and he saw only one way to get them - by taking them.

Clyde's big dream in life was to make himself into "somebody"; Clyde wanted people to be talking about him all across the country. By the time he finished a multi-state robbery spree which caused the deaths of several people and embarrassed state and law enforcement agencies to no end, they would be.

Despite his total disregard for rules and the establishment, Clyde is still very loyal to his...

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