Basic Instinct Character Analysis

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Sabrina Gabriele Sabrina Gabriele Basic Instinct About the movie, Basic Instinct: Basic Instinct is about a homicide detective Nick Curran, who investigates the murder of retired rock star Johnny Boz, who has been stabbed with an ice pick during sex with a mysterious blonde woman. Nick's only suspect is Boz's bisexual girlfriend, crime novelist Catherine Tramell, who has written a novel that mirrors the crime exactly in the same way. It is assumed that either Catherine is the murderer or someone is attempting to frame her. Catherine is uncooperative and taunting during the investigation, smoking and exposing herself during her interrogation. She has an alibi using by her book and offers to take lie detector test, which she passes with flying colors. Nick is unconvinced and says she knew how to beat the lie detector test because he knows it can be done. Nick discovers Catherine has a history of befriending murderers, including her girlfriend Roxy, who killed several young boys on impulse, and Hazel Dobkins, who killed her family and doesn’t know why she did. Nick, who accidentally shot two tourists while…show more content…
Some background, I’ve picked up from this movie about Catherine is that, both of her parents have died in a boating accident, which explains how she became wealthy other than becoming a writer. She inherited 110 million from her parent’s life insurance. I believe, this is her very first killing. Years later, after the accident, she publishes a novel called, “The First Time”. This novel is about a boy who kills his parents to see "if he could get away with it". It's implied she has committed the

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