Charade Film Summary & Analysis

Stanley Donen
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Themes

Inability to Totally Know Others

Charade reminds viewers how difficult it can be to truly know someone else. Each character has multiple personalities and identities. Peter alone goes by at least four different names throughout the course of the movie. The other characters all lie about their identities at some point as well causing Reggie to struggle to believe anyone, including Peter. Even at times when Reggie totally gives him her trust, he is still lying to her. We know eventually that his lies were meant to protect her, but we also discover that it is easy to be deceived. The best intentions cannot always completely make up for deception, and for that reason, we must remember that trusting people is a difficult business.

Although we do recognize that we can never totally know all about others, we do see that the most important traits stand out. Throughout...

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