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Charade Film Summary & Analysis

Stanley Donen
This Study Guide consists of approximately 25 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Charade.
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Jean-Louise's Water Gun

Jean-Louise shoots Reggie with water from his toy water gun at the beginning of the film when they are at the hotel in the mountains. This action foreshadows the danger that Reggie will live in until the end of the movie. Reggie seems completely unaware of any impending danger as we watch a gun being aimed directly at her. We are scared, then shocked to find that rather than a bullet, out comes water from Jean-Louise's water gun. Reggie's life at this moment seems completely perfect, and she is happy to be spending time with friends before returning home to divorce Charles. Little does she know that within hours, she will find that her husband is dead and that there are many men trying to kill her.

For the rest of the film, Reggie is constantly running from other guns - real guns. Because of...

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