If you could compare one movie to the character Jacob Vaark, in the novel A Mercy by Toni Morrison..What would that movie be? What movie is similar to Jacob Vaark's lifestyle and story plot?

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I think that Vaark is such an interesting character that I cannot find one film to mirror his narrative.  Rather, I find parts of his story that are emulated in other films.  The self- made aspect of his narrative, which reflects how Vaark was able to create his own industry and success from nearly nothing, is something that I find in the character of Charles...

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