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Miller's Crossing Film Summary & Analysis

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Mob Families

Gangsters are a popular subject of many films, including The Godfather. The 1930s were a time of great contests between mob families, as everyone tried to make money off illegal liquor. The stories of the families and their fights helps to highlight the importance of friendship and alliances in life.

As we see Caspar and Leo fight for their city, we also learn that the most important thing to each of them is the people they love. Caspar wants to use his power for his son, while Leo wants to use his power to protect Verna and her brother, Bernie.

Corrupt Officials

Corrupt officials. What good film would be without them? Corrupt officials are practically a requirement for any film dealing with politics, especially when the mafia is involved. The Mayor and the police chief realize that they cannot run the city without the help of Leo...

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