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The Mosquito Coast The movie Mosquito Coast directed by Peter Weir has a two main characters Allie Fox played by Harrison Ford and Reverend Spellgood played by Andre Gregory Both of these men hoever are very alike and mirror each other at times during the film Both are men consumed by self-righteousness and so completely unable to recognize there mistakes and to admit any flaws that there families lifes become endangerd I guess in a broad way there allmost like Ahab after his white whale Allie is a very smart inventor who has grown increasingly disgusted with the path he sees as being taken by Americans to him its all about greed and materialism America is rapidly heading into the toilet and he seems sure that a nuclear war will flush it However on th eother hand you have Reverend Spellgood a religious fenatic that believes he must convert and bring religion to To Allies people The two characters are so much alike its scary Except one stands on the ground of science and technology while the other is purely religion Reverend Spellman throughout the beginning of the film is trying to convience Allies people to go with him and seek god and religion Allie thinks that he is jelouse of him and what he has created when infact its just Reverend Spellgoods nature and allmost insane outlook on life Allie is to blame just as much as Spellgood Allie trying to bring technology to his people becuase he belives it will better them save them Again something that is directly mirrored bewteen the Allie and Spellgood One of these two however is better than the other Revernd Spellgoods choice of life I would have to say is better because of its more homely and close life I would also choose reverend Spellgoods life becuase its more familty oriented it seems In a sence its not quite as reckless
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