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Rain Man Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 21 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Rain Man.
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Rain Man is a film that was destined to win an Oscar. The themes of the film are so simple and so close to home that they meet the needs of all viewers. Using themes of family and love and the story of a selfish young man who discovers that he has a brilliant but troubled brother helped guarantee that Rain Man would be loved by audiences and critics alike.

Levinson presents his story in a simplistic style in which the viewer relates to the characters on an intimate level. Rather than have a narrator or tell parts of the story at the beginning, Levinson simply pulls the viewer along for the ride. When we meet Charlie, we know only that he is focused on money; when we leave Charlie, we see that he has grown to love his only family. When meet Raymond...

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