Homer Hickman's October Sky
But what is ironic about their dynamic relationships is that Homer ultimately desired to please his father, but on his own terms which his farther did not understand.
Because of John’s judgment and attitude towards Homer’s career goals, it discouraged his ability to be succeed towards his aspirations. He began to doubt himself and listen to what he believes others, such as his dad believing what was best for him. A viewer can easily see the change in Homer’s attitude when he was designing rockets versus mining. He was genuinely happy and passionate about something different and exciting and he could not share that moment with his dad. Every guy, at least once in their life looked for satisfaction from their dad and the sought the feeling of making him proud; and Homer desperately craved it from his dad. But also the lack of support from his dad aspired him to push and work harder to prove him wrong which led to him finally standing up to his dad and making his own decisions. So ultimately he discovered the positive out of a negative situation and turned it into success instead of dwelling on it the inevitable and accepting his own