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Miller's Crossing Film Summary & Analysis

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Tom Reagan played by Gabriel Byrne

Description

Tom is Leo's political advisor who gives him advice on all the important aspects of his decisions when dealing with the mayor, the police chief, and Caspar. Although Tom is loyal to Leo, he is also sleeping with Leo's girlfriend, Verna. Tom knows that by having an intimate relationship with Verna, he is jeopardizing his place with Leo, but he also knows that getting information from Verna will help him to protect Leo.

Tom eventually tells Leo that he is sleeping with Verna in an effort to convince Leo to have Bernie, Verna's brother killed. Caspar is trying to take over the city from Leo, and Tom is doing what he can to protect Leo from Leo's own bad decisions.

Analysis

Tom often seems aloof and dark, but he is actually a kind man who sacrifices for those he loves...

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