The untouchables by leader6


									                              The Untouchables

Kevin Costner .... Eliot Ness
Sean Connery .... Jim Malone
Charles Martin Smith.... Agent Oscar Wallace
Andy Garcia .... Agent George Stone/Giuseppe Petri
Robert DeNiro .... Al Capone
Richard Bradford .... Police Chief Mike Dorsett
Jack Kehoe .... Walter Payne
Brad Sullivan .... George
Bill Drago .... Frank Nitti

AL CAPONE. He ruled Chicago with absolute power. No one could touch him.
No one could stop him. - Until Eliot Ness and a small force of men swore they'd
bring him down. The Untouchables" is the story of Elliot Ness who tries to bring
down Chicago Mob boss Al Capone during the late-1920s. Illegal liquor
smuggling and other much more serious crimes are running amok and
corruption is all over. Ness realizes very fast that he must hand-pick his own
men to bring Capone down for good. Thus he enlists the help of a young cop
from the academy George Stone, a wimpy book-keeper Agent Wallace, and a
hard-nosed Irish beat cop, Jim Malone. Together they slowly start to peel
through the multiple layers of protection to get Capone for good. It seems that
the fact that Capone has been lax in paying his income taxes, which could be his
ultimate downfall.

 YOUR ASSIGNMENT is to analyze the movie, events, and characters. America
  was changing rapidly during the 1920’s and early 30’s. Prohibition, along with
   new culture clashes and rebellions made America a wild and crazy during it’s
   “hey day.” This decade saw dramatic changes. What changes do you see are
 bad? What kind of corruption do you see in the film? Overall, you will probably
  find more negative changes due to organized crime and the illegal liquor game
that spread throughout American cities and towns. Your assignment is to write a
reflection that contains FIVE specific examples of corruption in the film as well as
  your text book, Internet, etc. about how prohibition led to negative change. Be
sure to respond to the questions above. This is to be turned in the following day.
  Be specific and use characters from the film and well as what you have learned
                      about the 1920’s and change in America.

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