Pursuit Of Happyness Movie

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The film ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ (2006) is a drama movie directed by Gabriele Muccino inspired by a true story about a multi-millionaire man called Chris Gardner a San Francisco man. Three characters that appear most regularly were Will Smith playing Chris Gardner, Jaden Smith as Christopher Gardner Jr and Thandie Newton as Linda Gardner. The real Chris Gardner had experienced a difficult childhood living with an abusive stepfather and also experiencing rapist by a man as a boy. The real Chris lived with relatives and in foster care after his mother was sent to state prison for trying to burn down the house while her abusive husband was inside. Chris in the story was a poor man, as a result of his condition being poor break the relationship …show more content…
However, his business turned into bankruptcy, which he loses his home, credit cards and bank account. These were the starting point of Chris Gardner social problem. Chris gave the economic structure of the society he never gives up fighting for his five years old son’s happiness on his own. Christopher never looks embarrassed of his dad poverty after his mother left him with Chris thinking that he will be able to take better care of him. Chris joins the rank of homelessness after the IRS has taken cash out of his bank account enforced Chris to live out in the streets of San Francisco with his committed son staying in a bathroom at a train station and carrying his suitcase to work was one of the social problems that occur in Chris life which impact his family especially Christopher. Chris being poverty was also another social problem of being unemployment, which impacts his family to break down. Without any money or a wife Chris was a smart salesman desperate to find a steady job as a stockbroker internship position at Dean Witter, which the position break free of the cycle of poverty and …show more content…
The National Survey of Homeless Assistance Providers and Clients (NSHAPC), puts the number of homeless somewhere “between 2.3 million and 3.5 million people each year.” This could mean that people are repeatedly or continuously without home. According to National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty it was estimated that “Over the last decade, there have been more than 600 attacks against homeless people”. These figures mean that living on the street makes homeless people more susceptible to be abuse also the real Mr. Gardner was physical and emotional abuse by his stepfather beating his mother, brother and sister and even Chris. Experiencing this abuse as child could influence other children to abuse by victimizing other but Chris didn’t grow up an injured or abusive man. The U.S. Conference of Mayors, 2005 identified mental Illness having approximately “16% of the adult homeless suffer from mental illness” This adult homeless population suffering from mentally ill could be caused by drug and alcohol abuse. Homeless stereotypes as individuals who are drunkards, addicts, or just plain delusional people who are experiencing homeless can be able to live or accomplish anything they desire just like how people who are stable can accomplish. Chris’s bone density scanner was robbed by a guitar girl in the movie and after on found the same girl with her boyfriend Chris grab the bone density

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